NIT Silchar PhD Admission Notice 2017


NIT Silchar Admission to PhD Program (July – December 2017)

Applications are invited by NIT Silchar for admission into PhD Programme in the following departments for July – December 2017 Session

NIT Silchar

National Institute Of Technology, Silchar is one of the 30 National Institutes of Technology of India and was established in 1967 as a Regional Engineering College in Assam

In 2002 it was upgraded to the status of National Institute of Technology and was declared as Institute of National Importance under the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007


Civil Engineering: Structural Engg; Water Resource Engg; Earthquake Engg; Transportation Engg; Geotechnical Engg; Environmental Engineering

Mechanical Eng.: Thermal Engineering, Heat Transfer, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Combustion, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Alternate Fuels, Solar Energy, Wind Turbines, Hydraulic Turbines, Spray Combustion, Fatigue & Fracture, Micro-machining, Engg Material, Renewable Energy, Composite Materials, Fracture Mechanics, Bio-Mechanics, Industrial Management, Design, Fluid Dynamics, I.C. Engine, Applied Mechanics, Polymer nano-composite, Molecular Dynamics, Microfluidics, Advanced Manufacturing Processes

Electrical Eng.: Power Electronic Converter/Inverter; AGC; Smart Grid; Power System Optimization; Signal Processing; Low Power VLSI Design; Nano-electronics (specially CNT and Nano-wires); Image Processing; Power Electronics Application in Renewable based Power Generation & Control; Coordination of Renewable Energy Sources; Electric Drives; Control System; Fractional Order Controller; Chaos and its Control; Stability & Control of time-delay System; Dynamics & Stability of Neural Network; Application of delay feedback Control in Robotics & Motion Control; Power Quality Improvement in Distributed Generation System

Electronics & Communication Engg.: MEMS; Semiconductor Device, Modelling and Simulations; Nano Technology; Electronic Circuits; Communication Engg; Wireless Technologies; Power Electronics; RF & Microwave Engg; Antenna & Wave Propagation; Applied Electromagnetic; Antenna Array Processing; Signal Processing; Speech Processing; Image and Video Processing; Biomedical Signal Processing; Microelectronics & VLSI Design

Computer Science & Engg.: Machine Learning; Speech Processing; Computer Networks; Cloud Computing

Electronics & Instrumentation Engg.: Sensors & Emerging Fields of Sensor Technology; Instrumentation and Control; Industrial and Process Control; Fractional Order Control System; VLSI System Design; Intelligent Instrumentation; Biomedical Instrumentation and Signal Processing; Image Processing

Physics: Multiferroics, Structural Phase Transitions in Oxides Perovskites; Semiconductor Nanostructure and Devices; High-k gate dielectric for nano-scaled MOSFETs, Transition metal oxide for Resistive Random Access Memory

Chemistry: Synthesis of Bivalent Organo Sulphur Compounds and their applications; Green and Environmental Chemistry; Petroleum Residue Upgradation, Water Pollution, Nanomaterials, Nanocomposities, Adsorption, Water Treatment, Waste Plastic Recycling; Solvation Dynamics, Photochemistry of Organic Bio-Molecules; Organic Synthesis; Nanomaterials Synthesis, Nanocomposities, Conducting Polymers, Catalysis; Multi Component Utilisation of fly ash from different Thermal Power Plants and Paper Mills

Mathematics: Complex Analysis, Signal Processing, Fractal Geometry; Spectral Element Methods; Functional Differential Equation; Fuzzy Topology; Fuzzy Optimization, Operation; Research, Uncertainty Modelling; Mathematical Modelling; Evolutionary Optimization; CFD

Humanities & Social: Sciences; International Trade; Development Economics

Minimum Qualifications

Students for admission into PhD Programs in Engineering Departments must satisfy one of the following criteria:

i) Candidates should have M.E/M. Tech or equivalent in an appropriate area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (on a 10-point scale) or equivalent (60% of marks); for SC/ST candidates, a minimum CPI of 6.0 (on a 10-point scale) or equivalent (55% of marks)
iii) Candidates should have B.E/B. Tech with an excellent academic record and with a CPI of at least 8.0 (on 10-point scale) or equivalent (75% of marks); for graduates from IITs/NITs, the minimum CPI requirement is 7.0 (on 10-point scale); for SC/ST candidates, there is a relaxation of 0.5 CPI or 5% of marks

Students for admission into the PhD Programs in Science and Management Studies departments must have a Master degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (on a 10-point scale) or equivalent (60% of marks); for SC/ST candidates, a minimum CPI of 6.0 (on a 10-point scale) or equivalent (55% of marks)

Students for admission into the PhD Programs in Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) Dept. must have a Masters degree in any field a minimum CPI of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (55% of marks); for SC/ST candidates, a minimum CPI of 5.5 (on a 10 point scale) or equivalent (50% of marks)

Assistantship: As per MHRD guidelines; depending upon availability of funds, some Institute scholarships are also available

Application Procedure

Downloadable Application Form with other relevant papers is available in the Institute’s website

The Filled up Application Form must be accompanied with an Application Fee of Rs.500/- (for General/OBC) or Rs.250/- (for SC/ST) in the form of crossed Demand Draft in favour of Director, NIT Silchar, payable at Silchar; otherwise, the application form will be treated as cancelled

Application Form Complete in all respects should reach the Heads of the respective Dept., NIT Silchar, within 28th April 2017 super-scribing “Application for admission into PhD Program under _______________ Dept”., on the envelope

Application must not be sent to Dean (R&C); the candidates are advised to give their contact Nos. /Email ids in the application form

The final selection results will be available in the Institute website

Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Completed Form to Dept.: 28th April 2017 upto 05.00 pm

List of short-listed candidates to be uploaded in the institute website: 08th May 2017

Date of Written Test & Viva Voce: 29th & 30th May 2017

Last Date of sending recommended List by the Dept to Dean (R & C): 02nd June 2017

Result to be uploaded in the Institute Website: 09th June 2017

Period of Registration: 06th & 07th July 2017

National Institute of Technology Silchar

Director: Prof. Rajat Gupta (I/C Director), National Institute of Technology Silchar, Cachar, Assam, Pin Code: 788010, Phone No.: 03842-242273 / 03842-224879, Mob. No.: +91-9435171942, Email ID: [email protected]/ [email protected], Website
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
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