IIIT Kottayam PhD Admission 2018 – Application, Eligibility, Dates

IIIT Kottayam PhD Programs 2018 | Doctor of Philosophy Program 2018

IIIT Kottayam PhD Admission 2018: Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Kottayam has invited online applications from the motivated and qualified students for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program under various Department starting from August 2018 session.

IIIT Kottayam Program offered in following Areas

Computer Science and Engineering: Data Mining, Big Data analytics, Social network analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Cloud Computing, IoT, HPC, Green Computing, Information Retrieval, Graph Algorithms, Parallel Computing, Financial Engineering.

Electronics and Communication Engineering: Image Processing, Signal Processing, Communication, Embedded Systems.

Mathematics: Differential Equations, Graph Theory, Statistical Algorithms, Fluid Dynamics, Analysis.

IIIT Kottayam PhD Admission Dates 2018

Online Application: Ongoing

Last Date of Submission of online Application Form: May 31st 2018

Categories of PhD Students

Scholarship Holders (Full-Time)

The applicant who is having INSPIRE/ CSIR/UGC/NBHM can apply for full-time Ph.D programme. Such Applicants receives assistantship or fellowship from concerned funding agencies.

An applicant in this category is sponsored by a recognized R&D organization, academic institution, government organization or industry or QIP Applicants for doing research in the Institute on a full-time basis. The Applicant must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least one year of professional experience in the respective field. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/ fellowship to such a student. Sponsorship letter must be attached with the application.

Self-Financed (Full-Time)

The applicant in this category works full-time towards the PhD Programme. The Institute will not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student.

PhD Eligibility Criteria

Minimum CGPA or Percentage of marks in the qualifying degree, with specific requirements, has been indicated below:

For admission to the PhD Programme, an Applicant must satisfy one of the following criteria:

Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Science/Computer Applications/ Electronics/ IT or equivalent area with a minimum Cumulative Grade point average (CGPA) of either 6.0 in a 10 point scale or 60% of marks.

Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Mathematics or equivalent in a relevant area from any national institute of importance with a minimum CGPA of either 7.0 in a 10 point scale or 70% of marks. Such students will be awarded both MS and PhD degrees on completion of PhD programme without any exit option during the programme.

A student of IIIT Kottayam who is continuing his/her B.Tech-MS studies and having a minimum CGPA of 7.0 at the end of sixth semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the institute in the beginning of his/her seventh semester of study. Such students can receive B.Tech-MS and Ph.D Degrees. The degrees will be awarded after completion of PhD degree.

Additional Conditions for Applicants Still To Appear In Qualifying Examinations.

Applicants still to appear in their qualifying degree examinations may also apply, provided they appear in all their qualifying degree examinations and complete all requirements for their degrees before 13th July 2018.

If selected, such Applicants shall be admitted provisionally, and they will have to furnish the results of their qualifying degree examinations latest by 20th August 2018.

Further, they must fulfil the minimum requirements of marks/CGPA, and other conditions like valid INSPIRE/ CSIR/ UGC/NBHM fellowship (as may be applicable) as mentioned under eligibility criteria for respective programmes. Failure to fulfil any of these requirements shall automatically result in cancellation of admission.

Selection Procedure

Selection of the Applicant will be based on test/interview. Appearing for test/interview does not entitle for admission of the PhD programme.

IIIT Kottayam PhD Application Form 2018

Interested and eligible Applicants can apply online on the official website of the Institute http://www.iiitkottayam.ac.in/.

An application fee of Rs.100 for general/OBC and Rs 50 for SC/ST/PWD/Female Applicants will have to be paid through State Bank collect.

IIIT Kottayam Address

Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam, C/o IISER – Thiruvananthapuram Transit campus, Computer Science Building, CET, Engineering College (P.O) Trivandrum – 695016, Kerala, India, Email: registrar@iiitkottayam.ac.in, Phone: +91-0471-2599166, Website: http://www.iiitkottayam.ac.in/.

IIIT Kottayam PhD Admission 2018 – Application, Eligibility, Dates

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