Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IIT Gandhinagar) has invited applications for admission to PhD programme in following disciplines, commencing 26 December, 2011: Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, English, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics
Minimum Eligibility Criteria:
1. Candidate must have qualified GATE/CSIR-UGC/NET-UGC.
2. At least 55% marks in MA/MSc/B.Tech /M.Tech or equivalent degree in appropriate branches. Above mentioned eligibility criteria is minimum and the departments may use higher cut off levels for short listing. Candidates belonging to SC/ST categories would be eligible for relaxations, as per norms, in the selection criteria.
Applicants working in educational Institutes or research/industrial organizations can also use the opportunity of applying under the External (ET) category or Faculty Development Programme (FDP).
First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) in: BTech/MTech or equivalent degree in Chemical Engineering OR B.Tech./M.Tech. or equivalent degree in other branches of Engineering may be considered in areas consistent with the research areas of the discipline OR M.Sc. in disciplines consistent with the research areas of the discipline.
First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) in: M. Sc. or equivalent degree in Chemistry (Organic, Inorganic and General)
First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) in: B.E. / B.Tech. / M.E. / M.Tech. or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Science & Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Engineering Physics, Telecommunication Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Biomedical Engineering. Such candidates are eligible for research areas consistent with their academic background and special interests OR Master of Science in Mathematics, Physics and Electronics with an interest in Electrical Engineering Sciences.
COGNITIVE SCIENCE, ECONOMICS/FINANCE, ENGLISH, PHILOSOPHY AND SOCIOLOGY:
First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) in: M.A. / M.Com. or equivalent degree OR Master’s degree in Science / Graduate Engineering / Technology may be considered for research areas consistent with the academic background and special interests OR M.Phil. degree in any of the disciplines or in any allied subjects
First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) in: B.Tech. / M.Tech or equivalent degree in Mechanical Engineering OR B.Tech/ M.Tech degree or equivalent in Production Engineering / Industrial Engineering/ Aerospace Engineering OR B.Tech. / M.Tech. Degree in other branches of Engineering / Technology with an outstanding academic record may also be considered for research areas consistent with their academic background and special interests of the discipline.
First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) in: B.Tech. / M.Tech or equivalent degree in Civil Engineering
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING:
First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) in: M. Tech. or equivalent degree in Materials Science, Metallurgical Engineering and Biotechnology.
Application forms can be downloaded from amy of the following links:
Application forms, duly completed, has to reach Assistant Registrar (Academics), Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, VGEC Campus, Chandkheda,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India – 382424 with following enclosures:
Copy of Mark sheets / Grade cards (From Bachelors Onwards)
Statement of purpose
Copy of GATE score/UGC-NET/CSIR-UGC
Copy of Certificate of SC/ST/OBC (if applicable)
Employer’s support/sponsorship letter (in case of External/Faculty Development Program candidates)
Last date for receipt of application form at Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar: 20 October, 2011 (Thursday)
Web announcement of short-listed candidates for interview: 28 October, 2011 (Friday)
Test/interview for PhD admissions: 19-20 November, 2011 (Sat-Sun)
Web announcement of selected candidates: 26 November, 2011 (Saturday)
Last date for payment of fees: 10 December, 2011 (Saturday)
PhD registration: 26 December, 2011 (Monday)
For details, logon to http://www.iitgn.ac.in