Roorkee : Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee has invited applications for PhD Admission of Spring Semester 2015-16.
(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) 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 MTech / MArch 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) 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.
Candidates with MTech degree in Engineering or MArch having a CGPA of 7.50 or more from IITs / IISc be called for interview and recommendations for their admission will be sent separately by the departments without taking into account their merit with candidates from other institutions.
Candidates with MSc / MTech degree in Sciences having a CGPA of 8.00 or more from IITs / IISc be called for interview and recommendations for their admission will be sent separately by the departments without taking into account their merit with other candidates.
(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 for Spring Semester of the session 2014-15 candidates need to register and fill the application from 09.09 2015 online only by accessing the website link: http://pgadm.iitr.ernet.in/Phd/Part1.aspx on or before September 19, 2015.
The application process is complete only when a print out of the filled ONLINE application with the candidate’s signature, downloaded IITR copy of bank challan and a good quality photo affixed in the appropriate places is sent to the Chairman, PG Admissions Office, IIT Roorkee, Roorkee -247 667, Uttarakhand along with necessary documents on or before September 22, 2015.
Candidates must follow the following Steps while applying online Application Form.
Step 1: Apply for PhD programmes
c) Apply online.
d) Finalize Application Form
e) Download Application Form and Bank Challan simultaneously (Take a print out of the entire file on A4 size white sheets)
Step 2: 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 next working day or before September 19, 2015. (Bank Service Charges of Rs. 40/- will be extra) on downloaded bank challan form along with completed application form.
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