Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee has invited applications for PhD Admission of Autumn Semester 2013-14.
(1) An applicant should possess the following qualifications in appropriate areas to be eligible to apply for admission for the PhD programme of the Institute.
(a) Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Urban & Rural Planning / Pharmacy / Computer Applications of 3 years duration after graduation in respective discipline or equivalent with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or equivalent as determined by the Institute wherever letter grades are awarded; or 60% marks in aggregate (of all the years / semesters) where marks are awarded.
(b) Master’s degree in Sciences / Humanities & Social Sciences / Management in respective discipline or equivalent with a valid NET (CSIR / UGC) / NET (LS)
or valid GATE or valid GPAT score and minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or equivalent as determined by the Institute where letter grades are awarded; or 60% marks where marks are awarded.
(c) BTech / BArch degree or equivalent in respective discipline with excellent academic record (with a minimum CGPA of 7.0 on a 10 point scale or equivalent or 70% marks) and in possession of a valid GATE score.
(2) The admission eligibility requirements may be relaxed to 5.5 on a 10 point scale or equivalent, or to 55% marks to the following categories:
a. SC / ST candidates with Master’s degree.
b. Any category of PD (Persons with disabilities) Candidate holding BTech degree or equivalent degree.
c. Academic staff of the Institute who has an experience of more than 5 years.
(3) Eligibility for Part-time PhD
a) The applicant possesses the minimum entry qualifications for the degree as given above.
b) The applicant proves that his official duties permit him to devote sufficient time to research;
c) He / She will be required to reside at the Institute for a period of not less than 6 months during his / her registration for the degree. (This condition of minimum residence period will be automatically waived for candidates who are working in Roorkee or in Organizations / institutions located within a distance of 100 km from the Institute).
d) The facility of part time registration will also be available to all employees of the IIT Roorkee or candidates working in organizations having MoU with IITR or organizations approved by IIT Roorkee as Research Centres. Such applicants are exempted from the requirement of having valid GATE / NET / GPAT.
e) The applicants must have been in continuous service with the sponsoring organization for at least two years at the time of submitting the application form for admission
Further details regarding eligibility is available at
How to apply?
For admission to PhD programmes 2013 candidates need to register and fill the application online only by accessing
http://pgadm.iitr.ernet.in on or before April 18, 2013. The application process is complete only when a print out of the filled ONLINE application with the candidate’s signature and a good quality photo affixed in the appropriate places is sent to the Chairman, PG Admissions office, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee along with necessary documents on or before April 23, 2013.
The candidate is required to download Bank Challan Proforma from pgadm.iitr.ernet.in and then deposit the requisite fee of Rs. 200/- for GEN/OBC and Rs. 100/- for SC / ST / PD category candidates in any branch of State Bank of India throughout the country on or before the last date i.e. April 23, 2013.
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