Ph.D at IIT, Roorkee

Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee for admission to Ph.D. programmes for the Spring Semester of the Session 2012-13. Ph.D Programmes are available in all departments/centres including Institute Instrumentation Centre, Centre of Excellence in Transportation Systems, Centre of Excellence in Disaster Mitigation and Management and Centre of Excellence in Nanotechnology.
ELIGIBILITY: (1) An applicant should possess the following qualifications in appropriate areas to be eligible to apply for admission for the Ph.D. programme of the Institute.
(a) Masters 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. Such candidates should have qualified GATE prior to admission to M.Tech/M.Arch or thereafter (GATE score may or may not be valid) or UGC/ CSIR NET wherever applicable.This condition shall not be applicable to Sponsored Research Scholars/Part-Time Research Scholars.
(b) Masters 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) B.Tech. / B.Arch. 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.
Eligibility for Part-time Ph.D.
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.
f) The candidates working in Institute/University awarding Ph.D. degree itself are not eligible for admission as part-time candidate.
(4) Employee seeking admission to the Ph.D. programme with minimum of two years service in an organization or confirmed regular employee may obtain and submit ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the employer to the effect that the duties allotted by the employer will allow the required time for this pursuit.
APPLICATION PROCESS: For admission to Ph.D programmes for Spring Semester of the session 2012-13 candidates need to register and fill the application from 26.09 2012 ONLINE only by accessing the website on or before October 26, 2012. The application process is complete only when a print out of the filled ONLINE application  with the candidate’s signature, IITR copy of bank challan and a good quality photo affixed in the appropriate place is sent to the Chairman, PG Admission Office, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee -247 667, Uttarakhand along with necessary documents on or before November 02, 2012
Deposit of Fee:
a) 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. October 26, 2012. (Bank Service Charges of Rs. 25/- will be extra)
b) Bank will retain a copy and will return two copies to you. Out of these two copies, retain the Candidate’s copy with you and attach the IITR’s copy with the application form.
Last date for apply online and downloading filled application form : Oct. 26, 2012
Last date for depositing of fee : Oct. 26, 2012
Last date for receipt of completed Application Forms at PG Admission Office, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee: Nov. 02, 2012
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