NIT Goa PhD Admission 2016 Eligibility, Applications, Dates

PhD Programmes 2016 in NIT Goa

National Institute of Technology Goa has been invited applications for Ph.D Programs in Engineering and Technology (Regular Scheme and Visesvaraya Scheme), Humanities and Sciences for the academic year 2016-17.

The institute invites applications for admission to PhD Program in the areas as specified below:

Ph.D Program 2016 (Disciplines & Qualifications)

Engineering & Technology: Master’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in the relevant discipline with a minimum 6.5 CGPA on a 10 point scale grading system or 60 percent marks in both Bachelor’s and Master’s levels from recognized technical Institute or University.

Minimum 6.0 CGPA on a 10 point scale grading system or 55 percent marks for SC/ST Applicants.

Applicants will be considered for PhD programme on the basis of: Valid GATE score card or CSIR/UGC-NET.

Humanities & Science (Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Mathematics, Economics and English): Master’s degree in Science or Humanities/M.Tech in the relevant area with a minimum 6.5 or 60 percent marks in both Bachelor’s and Master’s levels from recognized Institute or University. (Minimum 6.0 CGPA or 55 percent marks for SC/ST Applicants).

Applicants will be considered for Ph.D programme on the basis of: Valid GATE score card or CSIR/NBHM/UGC-NET fellowship.

Indicative list of Board Areas of Research

Computer Science & Engineering: Data Mining, Wireless sensor networks, machine learning, computer vision, content based information retrieval, Cryptography and Information security Electronics & Communication Engineering: Digital Signal Processing, Image and Video Processing, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, Communication Engineering, Wireless Communication, Information Theory, Analog and Digital VLSI Circuits and Signal Processing, Solid State Devices, Nanotechnology, Microelectronics and Embedded systems.

Electrical & Electronics Engineering: Power systems, Control systems, Power Electronics and Drives.

Humanities & Sciences

Chemistry: Electron Paramagnetic Resonance spectroscopy.

Mathematics: Fluid Dynamics, Inverse Problems, Numerical Optimization, Mathematical Ecology, Non-liner Dynamics and Stochastic Modeling in mathematical Biology.

Physics: Photonics and Fiber optic Sensors.

Scholarship/Assistantship: The selected Applicants shall be entitled for scholarship/assistantship as per Govt. of India norms from time to time. Research scholars selected for the PhD programme will have to complete the allotted course work within 2 years of the joining of PhD Programme and will be governed by PhD regulations of the Institute.

Important Dates for NIT Goa Phd Admission 2016

Newspaper Advertisement/Internal Advert by Second week of October 2016

Last Date for Receipt of Application Form on Second week of November 2016

Date of Interview at NIT Goa on Last week of November 2016

Date of Announcement of Results on Last week of November 2016

Selection Procedure

The admission to Ph.D Programme will be on the criteria given below:

  • Overall academic performance (to be fixed by the Institute) 70 percent
  • Interview conducted by the Department 30 percent

All Applicants selected for admission shall be required to deposit the requisite Institute fee at the time of admission.

Fee Structure

  • Tuition Fee (SC/ST student are exempted) – Ist Sem.: Rs.7500/-, IInd Sem.: Rs.7500/-, IIIrd Sem.: Rs.7500/-, IVth Sem.: Rs.7500/-, Vth Sem.: Rs.7500/-
  • Other Fee – Ist Sem.: Rs.4000/-, IIIrd Sem.: Rs.4000/-, Vth Sem.: Rs.4000/-
  • Group Insurance Coverage of Students – Ist Sem.: Rs.1086/-, IIIrd Sem.: Rs.1086/-, Vth Sem.: Rs.1086/-
  • Security Deposit (refundable) Rs.4000/-; Admission: Ist Sem.: 750/-
  • Total in Ist Sem (for Gen, OBC) Rs.22,336 (Rs.11836 SC/ST)

How to Apply – NIT Goa Phd Admission 2016..?

The application form and other relevant information for admission to PhD program may be downloaded from the Institute website

Applications form, duly filled in, must contain a crossed Demand Draft (DD) of Rs.500/- for General / OBC and Rs.300/- for SC/ST.

The Demand Draft (DD) must be drawn in favour of “Director NIT Goa” payable at Ponda, Goa and should reach, NIT Goa-403401 on or before Second week of November 2016.