Notice for Admission to M.Tech, M.Des. and Ph.D Programmes
Applications are invited from Indian citizens for admission for the session commencing from July 2009 in the following programmes:
M.Tech. & Ph.D (ENGINEERING): Aerospace * Biological Sciences & Bio-Engg * Chemical * Civil * Computer Science & Engg * Electrical * Industrial and Management Engg (all areas of Management) * Materials & Metallurgical * Materials Science Programme * Mechanical * Nuclear Engg and Technology Programme
Ph.D. (HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES): Economics * English (Literature and Linguistics) * Philosophy * Psychology * Sociology
Ph.D (Engineering): M.Tech./M.E./M.Sc.(Engg.) degree in the respective or allied area. The candidates with Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology or Master's degree in Sciences in an allied area with exceptional academic record and possessing a valid GATE score may also apply. For Ph.D. in BSBE, candidates with MBBS, B.Pharma or M. Pharma Degree may also apply. Candidates with Master's degree in Management may apply for Ph.D. in Industrial and Management Engineering (IME).
Ph.D. (Sciences & HSS): M.Sc./M.A. degree in respective or allied area with a valid GATE/UGC/CSIR score.
M.Tech.: B.Tech./B.E./B.Sc.(Engg.)/M.Sc. in respective or allied area with a valid GATE/UGC/CSIR score; B.Tech. graduates from IITs with an overall minimum CGPA of 6.5 and a CGPA of 8.0 during the last two semesters in B.Tech. may also apply without a GATE score (such candidates will, however, be not entitled for Institute Assistantship if CGPA is below 8.0). For M.Tech. in Biological Sciences and Bio Engineering, candidates with MBBS or B.Pharma Degree are also considered. Eligibility for a specialization within a Department may depend on the candidate's choice of test paper in GATE.
M.Des.: A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Design or Architecture with a valid GATE/CEED score.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Financial aid (Assistantship/Scholarship) is provided for M.Tech., Ph.D. and M.Sc.-Ph.D. (Dual Degree) Programmes. Tuition fee waiver of 50 percent as provided for M.Sc. (2 Yrs)/M.Sc-Ph.D. (Dual Degree) students after first Semester. Sponsored and part-time candidates are also considered for M.Tech., M.Des. and Ph.D. Programmes. Sponsored candidates do not require GATE qualification. Several attractive Fellowships from Industries/DAE are also available. Guidelines for sponsored and part-time candidates are available in the Information Brochure.
RESERVATION: Reservations will be 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and 18% for OBC (non creamy layer) for the year 2009-10. Also upto 3% reservation shall apply as per Government of India rules for persons with physical disability (PD).
HOW TO APPLY:
Application forms and detailed information can be obtained free of charge from the Assistant Registrar (Academic), IIT Kanpur, Kanpur - 208 016 personally or by sending the request for the same along with a self-addressed and stamped (Rs.30) cloth-lined envelope of 23 cm × 17 cm with a clear identification for the programme applied for.
Separate application must be sent for each programme.
Last date for postal requests for Application Forms and Information Brochure is April 10, 2009. Forms can be obtained personally from the Academic Section upto April 17, 2009. Photocopies or forms downloaded from the website are also acceptable. The Application form and Information Brochure will be made available from 16th March, 2009.
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM: April 17, 2009
Admission to M.Sc.(2 yrs) & M.Sc. – Ph.D. (Dual Degree)
M.Sc.(2yrs): Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Statistics
M.Sc.-Ph.D. (Dual Degree): Physics
Only those candidates who qualify JAM 2009 shall be eligible for admission to the above mentioned programmes. Please refer to the JAM notification and also visit the website: http://www.iitk.ac.in/jam for further details
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