IIT Indore invites applications for direct PhD admissions from qualified candidates. Candidates possessing required qualifications can submit their application any time during the year in the following disciplines:
4. Computer Science and Engineering
5. Electrical Engineering
6. Mechanical Engineering
Eligibility Criteria for Ph.D Admission:
Ph.D in Engineering:
(Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering) For admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Engineering Disciplines, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria: 1. Masters degree in the relevant branch of Engineering/ Technology with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks. 2. Masters degree in the relevant branch of Science with a valid GATE score.3. B. Tech. degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CPI of 8.0. 4. Bachelors degree in engineering or technology from any other Institute with a valid GATE score. *Eligibility Committee will examine applications by candidates with foreign qualification.
Ph.D in Sciences:
(Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics)For admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Science Disciplines, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria: 1. M.Phil degree in relevant branch of science with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% marks.2. Masters degree in a Science subject with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks with CSIR-JRF or NET; or UGC-JRF or NET.3. Masters degree in relevant branch of Engineering/ Technology with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.4. B.Tech. from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CPI of 8.0. *Eligibility Committee will examine applications by candidates with foreign qualification.
Ph.D in Economics, English and Philosophy:
(Economics, English and Philosophy)For admission to the Ph.D. Programme in Economics, English and Philosophy, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria: 1. M.Phil degree in relevant discipline of Arts or Commerce2. Masters degree in Arts/ Commerce with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent with UGC-JRF or NET.3. Masters degree in Science/Engineering/Agriculture/Environmental Science/ International Business with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks with UGC-JRF or NET may be considered for research areasconsistent with the academic background and special interests.4. B.Tech. from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CPI of 8.0. *Eligibility Committee will examine applications by candidates with foreign qualification.
Category of Admission:
The Institute admits Ph.D. students under the full time category only: Full-Time Scholars
A. Institute Research Scholars with Teaching Assistantship (TA) #B. Govt./ Semi-Govt. Fellowship Awardees (FA) (CSIR, UGC, DAE, DBT, NBHM, Commonwealth Fellowship, Nehru Memorial Doctoral Fellowship, etc.)C. Foreign Scholars (FS) (ICCR Awardees) # As per MHRD Directives, candidate selected under TA category cannot accept or hold any appointment paid or otherwise or receive any emoluments, salary, stipend from any source during the tenure of TA ship. Hence, candidates selected for TA and having employment with or without pay with any organization/institution/establishment/project etc. must leave the job and submit relieving certificate before joining the Ph.D. programme under TA category. For Institute Fellowship i.e. TA (except candidates holding M.Tech / M.E./M.Phil degree) all should have qualified GATE or CSIR-JRF or CSIR-NET or UGC-JRF or UGC-NET.
The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for written test and/or interview, based on performance in GATE/NET, grades/marks in the qualifying examination, etc. Reservations:
The reservation of seats in admissions for SC, ST, OBC categories and for persons with disability (PD) will be as per Government of India rules. OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates will have to produce certificate and selfdeclaration statement. Relaxation for SC/ST Candidates:
Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ ST applicants.
The Institute assistantships will be available to eligible (Indian) students as per prevailing (MHRD, GOI) norms, as applicable from time to time. The students are encouraged and expected to complete the programme in about four years time. The period of validity of Ph.D. registration for all candidates is six years from the date of confirmation of registration (which commences after successful completion of course credit requirements). However, the extension of fellowship for the entire duration of Ph.D. is not automatic and is subject to institute rules. As part of the training, Ph.D. students are expected to assist in running the undergraduate labs and in other teaching and research assistance.
How to Apply:
All eligible candidates are requested to send their applications by email or post. Your application must include your completed application form, detailed curriculum vitae (CV), areas of research interest, contact details including phone number, email and postal address. Application materials can be downloaded from institute website www.iiti.ac.in(i) Application Form (Click to Download)(ii) PhD Admissions Brochure (Click to Download) A. Please do NOT attach any photocopies of the certificates. Originals should be brought at the time of interview.B. There is NO application fees.Candidates applying for more than one discipline should submit a separate application for each discipline. Kindly send the proposed date and time when you would be available for interview. Please mention your discipline and area of research interests in your application. Candidates may refer to the list of research areas of different faculty members at IIT Indore as given in Appendix I. The subject line of email should be "Application for PhD admission in the discipline of -------" .
Candidates must send their application to the respective Head of the School for their respective discipline at IIT Indore: (i) Engineering candidates must write to: hose @ iiti.ac.in(ii) Basic Science candidates must write to: hoss @ iiti.ac.in(iii) Humanities and Social Sciences candidates must write to: hosh @ iiti.ac.in Your application must be received by email at least 15 days before you are willing to appear for interview. After consultation with the Selection Panel the date for your interview will be confirmed to you. You are advised to book your tickets only after you receive confirmation of interview date from the respective Head of the School. The candidates called for interview will be reimbursed to-and-fro sleeper class train fare from their place of residence to Indore. Overnight accommodation at Institute Guest House will also be provided. Hard copy applications may be sent to:
Academic Section,Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IITI)M-Block, IET - DAVV Campus, Khandwa Road, Indore - 452017, (M.P)Phone: +91 731 2438 719 ; +91 732 4240 701Website: www.iiti.ac.in
(i) Engineering: hose @ iiti.ac.in(ii) Science: hoss @ iiti.ac.in(iii) Humanities and Social Sciences: hosh @ iiti.ac.in
List of Faculty Research Interests:
School of Engineering; Computer Science and Engineering
Prof. N. S. ChaudhariComputer Science; High Performance Computing, Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Data Base Management Systems.
School of Engineering; Electrical Engineering
Dr. Abhinav KrantiMicroelectronics/ Nanoelectronics; Novel Nanoscale MOSFETs (Physics, Modeling and Simulation), Low power device and circuit design for analog/RF/digital applications. Dr. Vipul SinghMicroelectronics/Nanoelectronics; Organic/molecular electronics. OLEDs, OPVs, OTFTs, Si Nanodevices, Single Electron Transistors (SETs). Dr. Santosh VishvakarmaMicroelectronics/Nanoelectronics; VLSI/ULSI Circuit Design. Dr. Shaibal MukherjeeMicroelectronics/Nanoelectronics; Fabrication processes, Optoelectronic device simulation. Dr. Ram Bilas PachoriSignal Processing; Speech Processing, Biomedical Signal and Image Processing.
School of Engineering; Mechanical Engineering
Prof. N. K. JainManufacturing Engineering; Unconventional/Advanced Machining Processes, Hybrid Machining Process, Manufacturing Process Selection and Optimization. Dr. S. K. SahuThermal; Heat Transfer, Fluid mechanics. Dr. Anand PareyNoise and Vibration; Condition monitoring, noise and vibration isolation, mechanical systems signal processing. Dr. R. KumarThermal Engineering; Heat Transfer, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Dr. Bhupesh Kumar LadIndustrial Engineering: Reliability Engineering, Maintenance Management, Quality Engineering, Operations Planning and Control/Operations Management.
School of Science; Chemistry
Dr. Anjan ChakrabortyPhotophysics of drug molecules in biological media. Dr. Apurba K DasSynthesis and applications of peptides. Dr. Suman MukhopadhyayMetal Organic Framework Dr. Tridib Kumar SarmaNano structures materials and development of MRI contrast agent. Dr. Rajneesh MishraOrganic electronics/Organic Photonic. Dr. Tushar MukherjeeSingle molecule fluorescence imaging and spectroscopy. Dr. Sampak SamantaOrganocatalytic mediated asymmetric transformation, metal mediated synthetic transformation, green chemistry, and total synthesis of biologically important molecules.
School of Science; Mathematics
Dr. Safique S. AhmedNumerical Linear Algebra and Stability, Analysis for Stochastic Differential Equations. Dr. Antony VijeshApplied Functional Analysis. Dr. Swadesh Kumar SahooComplex Analysis (in particular: Geometric Function Theory, Hyperbolic type Metrics, Quasiconformal Mappings and Univalent Function Theory).
School of Science; Physics
Dr. Raghunath SahooExperimental Relativistic Heavy Ion Collisions (ALICE Experiment at Large Hadron Collider, CERN, Geneva); Phenomenology of Quark Gluon Plasma (QGP): related to global properties of the plasma, heavy flavor production and application of statisticalthermal model to heavy ion physics. Dr. Subhendu RakshitParticle Physics Phenomenology: Beyond Standard Model Explorations with Supersymmetry, Extra Dimensions, Grand Unified Theories. Neutrino Physics, LHC Phenomenology, Physics studies with India-based Neutrino Observatory. Dr. Sarika JalanSynchronization, spatially extended systems, time delay systems : applications to brain dynamics; Complex biological and social networks: spectral vs statistical properties; random matrix theory, graph theory; Evolution, adaptative dynamics; Cytoplasmic flow. Dr. Ankhi RoyExperimental Hadron Physics. Dr. Manavendra MahatoApplications of string theory to magnetohydrodynamics, holographic condensed matter, supergravity and properties of black holes in string theory.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences; English
Dr. Joe VargheseAfrican American Literature, Fiction and History, Critical geographies and the text. Dr. Amarjeet NayakIndian Writing in English, Postcolonial Studies, Translation Studies, Comparative Literature.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences; Philosophy
Dr. C. Bharath KumarSocial and Political Philosophy. Dr. C. UpendraMoral Philosophy (Moral Epistemology), Philosophy and History of Ideas.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences; Economics
Dr. Ruchi SharmaIntellectual Property Rights, Technology Transfer (Trade and FDI), Technological Change, Research and Development (R&D), International Economics. Dr. Pritee SharmaAgricultural Economics (Trade, Food Security, Economics of Land and Water, Climate Change and Agriculture), Development Economics (Rural Poverty, Social Infrastructure, Public Spending)
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