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IIT Tirupati PhD, MS Research Admission 2018


Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati Admission to PhD and MS (Research) Jan-2018 Semester

 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Tirupat invites applications for admission to the MS (Research) and PhD Programme starting in January 2018 Semester

 

PhD & M.S. in Research Areas

 

Engineering

Civil Engineering: Nondestructive Testing & Structural Health Monitoring; Structural Dynamics; Metal Structures; Sustainable Roadway Materials, Construction & Management; Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering

 

Computer Science & Engineering: Algorithms; Software Engineering; Computer Networks; System Security; and Machine Learning

 

Electrical Engineering: Signal and Image Processing, Medical Image Analysis, Control Systems, Microelectronics, Computer Vision and Machine Learning

 

Mechanical Engineering: Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Fluids and Thermal Sciences and Solid Mechanics and Design

 

Sciences

Chemistry: Theoretical and Computational Chemistry (Quantum Theory of Molecules & Materials; Spectroscopic Modeling & Simulations; Equilibrium & Non-Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics, Physics of Polymers, Stochastic Thermodynamics)

 

Mathematics: Fixed Point Theory, Fractals, Inverse Problems

 

Physics: Experimental Condensed Matter Physics (Strongly Correlated Electron Systems, Multiferroics,
Geometrically Frustrated Magnets, Low-Dimensional Quantum Magnets, Single Crystal Growth & Novel Material Discovery, etc)

 

Humanities & Social Sciences

English: Indian Writing in English, Comparative Literature, Applied Linguistics, Cultural Studies, Critical Theory, and Indian Aesthetics

Economics: Climate Change Economics, Environmental Economics, Natural Resource Management, Development Economics and comparative political economy

 

Master of Science (MS) Research

Civil Engineering: Nondestructive Testing & Structural Health Monitoring; Structural Dynamics; Metal Structures; Sustainable Roadway Materials, Construction & Management; Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering

 

Computer Science & Engineering: Algorithms; Software Engineering; Computer Networks; System Security; and Machine Learning

 

Electrical Engineering: Signal and Image Processing, Medical Image Analysis, Control Systems, Microelectronics, Computer Vision and Machine Learning

 

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates will be admitted to the Ph.D./ MS Program of the Institute under one of the following categories:

(a) Regular full-time scholars

 

(b) Research scholars under the external registration program, sponsored by and employed in an industry/organization/national laboratories having R&D facilities and recognized by DST or by IIT Tirupati

 

A research scholar under the external registration program will normally carry out part or all of his/her research work in the industry/organization/ national laboratory employing the scholar under the supervision of a guide employed in the same organization and a guide at IIT Tirupati

 

The candidate must have at least two years’ experience in the parent organization

 

PhD in Engineering: Candidates with a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree by Research in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record

 

Candidates with Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and of exceptional merit are eligible for the relevant Engineering discipline. They should have a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR-NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration

 

Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from a Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTI) with an exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to PhD provided he/she has a minimum CGPA of 8/10 (7.5 for OBC-NCL and 7.0 for SC/ST/PwD on a 10-point scale)

 

PhD in Sciences: Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and having a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR-NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area; Master’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology are also eligible

 

Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology from a Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTI) with an exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to PhD in Sciences provided he/she has a minimum CGPA of 8/10 (7.5 for OBC- NCL and 7.0 for SC/ST/PwD on a 10.0-point scale)


 

Humanities & Social Sciences: Master’s degree in an eligible discipline with a good academic record or equivalent and having a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR- NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant are

 

MS Research
The minimum educational qualifications for admission to the M.S. by research degree for full time scholars are as follows:

Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology in the relevant departments with valid GATE score

Candidates having Associate Membership of the following professional bodies are also eligible for admission to the M.S. programme of their parent discipline provided they have a valid GATE score and have passed both part A and part B of the Membership examinations with a good academic record: The Institution of Engineers (India) (Civil/Mechanical/Electrical and Electronics/Electronics and communications), The Institute of Electronics and Tele Communication Engineering

Engineering graduates from IITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTI) with a CGPA of at least 8/10 (7.5 for OBC-NCL and 7 for SC/ST/PwD) are eligible for seeking admission, without GATE score, to the MS Program and they can be offered HTRA, if selected

Candidates under External Registration should have the same qualification as in (a) however, valid GATE score is not required

 

Selection Process

Eligible candidates possessing the minimum educational qualifications and satisfying additional and stiffer criteria set from time to time, will be called for an interview and/or test by the Selection Committee

Based on the academic record and the performance of the candidates in the interview and/or test, the Selection Committee will recommend to the Chairman, Senate the names of candidates found suitable for admission

 

Financial Assistance

Assistance will be as per MHRD norms. Fulltime Scholars admitted to M.S. program are eligible for the Halftime Teaching/Research Assistantship (HTRA) for which:

They should work for 8 hours per week for the Institute to earn this assistantship. The work would normally involve assistance in teaching/research, and will be assigned by the Institute
Renewal of assistantship every semester will be contingent on enrolment, satisfactory progress in research work and good performance during the preceding semester in the discharge of responsibility as teaching/ research assistant.

Other scholarships like UGC-JRF, CSIR-JRF, ICMR & AICTE etc. may also be available for those who have qualified for these schemes and get admission and the amount of fellowship will be as per the norms of the funding agency

 

Reservations

Reservations for SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwD shall apply as per GOI rules

 

How to Apply

Online application form is available at the Institute website: www.iittp.ac.in. Please read the instructions given in the admission brochure carefully before filling up the application form. After filling the form, please take a printout and keep it for records

Candidate can apply to more than one department. The maximum number of departments to which he/she can apply will be three

Candidates called for written test/interview must bring with them printed copy of the application that they submitted online along with originals and photocopies of the relevant certificates

 

Application Fee

GN/OBC-NCL Male Candidates: Rs.100/-

GN/OBC-NCL Female Candidates: Rs.50/-

SC/ST and PwD Candidates: Rs.50/

 

Important Dates

 

Opening Date for Online Application: 27th September 2017

 

Closing Date for Online Application: 22nd October 2017

 

Written test/Interview

 

Engineering: 11th & 12th November 2017

 

Sciences & Humanities: 18th & 19th November 2017

 

Announcement of Results:

 

Engineering: 13th November 2017

 

Sciences & Humanities; 20th November 2017

 

Joining date of candidate 13th December 2017

 

For more information, visit the IIT Tirupati Website: www.iittp.ac.in

 

IIT Tirupati

Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati, Renigunta Road, Settipalli Post, Tirupati-517506, Chittoor District, A.P, Tel. no: 0877 2500 337, Email: [email protected], Website www.iittp.ac.in

 

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