NIT Andhra Pradesh Calls for Applications to Research Programs

Hyderabad: National Institute of Technology Andhra Pradesh, an ‘Institute of National Importance’ coming under Ministry of Education, Government of India, has called for applications to its research programmes for the next academic year 2021-22. These include applications for PhD (Both full-time and part-time) as well as M.S. (By Research).

The candidates are advised to visit the Institute website to fill and submit the online application form. The last date for submitting the online applications is 10th June 2021. Information regarding the eligibility criteria and other information can be obtained from –

For any queries, the applicants can drop a mail to:

NIT Andra Pradesh offers B.Tech. programme in eight engineering branches, Bio-Technology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Metallurgical and Materials Engineering. Further, it offers M.Tech. programme in eight specializations.

The Institute also offers Ph.D. (both under Full-time and Part-time modes) programme in all the above-mentioned engineering branches, Sciences, Humanities and Management, viz., Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, English and Management, and M.S.(by Research) programme in the above-mentioned eight engineering branches.

The Unique Points of doing a PhD in NIT Andhra Pradesh include:

Ø Explore new dimensions in emerging research areas for future technologies

Ø Utilization of external institute/industrial collaborations for research work

Ø Promote research excellence through innovative and sustainable technologies

Highlighting the opportunities offered by PhD at NIT Andhra Pradesh, Prof. C.S.P. Rao, Director, NIT Andhra Pradesh, said, “The research programmes of NIT Andhra Pradesh are committed to develop innovative and sustainable technologies for industrial and societal needs. Our programs keenly emphasize global learning and encourage to work in interdisciplinary projects with a stimulating and wonderful learning experience”

a) Ph.D. Full-Time – Stipendiary Category

Half-Time Research Assistantship (HTRA) is available to the full-time scholars who are admitted to Ph.D. programmes in different departments, subject to the availability as stipulated by the Ministry of Education (MoE). The recipients of HTRA are required to assist the department in academic works.

b) Ph.D. (Part-Time)

These positions are open for the candidates who are working on a Regular basis in reputed research organizations/Academic Institutions/Industries with a minimum experience of two years. The applicants are not entitled to receive institute stipend. Ph.D.(Part-Time) positions are also open for the faculty members currently working at NIT Andhra Pradesh on an ad-hoc basis.

c) M.S. (by Research) – offered only in externally sponsored mode.

For more details about admission process, please contact Dr. Tapas Paramanik, Admissions Officer, NIT Andhra Pradesh, email: