Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur – IIT Kanpur PhD Admission 2019

IIT Kanpur Admission 2019

Applications are invited from Indian as well as foreign nationals for admission to Ph.D., M.Tech., M. Des. and MS ( By Research ) programmes 2019-2020

IIT Kanpur Admission Courses 2019

Ph.D. ( Engg. ): Aerospace Engineering Biological Sciences  & Bioengineering  Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering  Computer Science & Engineering Electrical Engineering  Industrial & Management Engineering Materials Science & Engineering Materials Science ( Interdisciplinary Programme ) Mechanical Engineering Photonics Science & Engineering ( Interdisciplinary Programme ).

Ph.D. ( Sciences ): Chemistry Cognitive Science ( Interdisciplinary Programme ) Earth Sciences Economic Sciences  Mathematics & Statistics  Physics.

Ph.D. ( Humanities & Social Sciences ): English ( Literature, Linguistics and ELT )  Fine Arts Philosophy Psychology  Sociology.

Ph.D. ( Management ): All areas of Management.

Ph.D. ( Design ): An Interdisciplinary Programme.

M.Tech.: Aerospace Engineering Biological Sciences & Bioengineering Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Science & Engineering Earth Sciences Electrical Engineering Industrial & Management Engineering Materials Science & Engineering Materials Science ( Interdisciplinary Programme ) Mechanical Engineering Photonics Science & Engineering ( Interdisciplinary Programme ).

Maters of Design ( M.Des. ): An Interdisciplinary Programme.

MS ( Research ): Aerospace Engineering Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Cognitive Science ( Interdisciplinary Programme ) Computer Science & Engineering Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Photonics Science & Engineering ( Interdisciplinary Programme ).

IIT Kanpur Admission Eligibility 2019

  • The eligibility conditions given below are the absolute minimum. Departments may prescribe any requirements over and above.
  • The specified minimum marks  / CPI ( Cumulative Performance Index ), referred to in subsequent sections, implies a minimum of 55 percent marks  / 5.5 ( on a 10 point scale ) as long as it is not less than the minimum pass marks / CPI; otherwise, the specified minimum marks / CPI implies the minimum pass marks / CPI.
  • Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes who have passed the basic qualifying degree are eligible to apply irrespective of the marks / CPI and will be considered for admission.

 

ProgrammeOffered by the Department / Interdisciplinary Programme ( IDP )Eligibility Criteria
Ph.D. in EngineeringAerospace Engineering, Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial & Management Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science ( Interdisciplinary Programme ), Mechanical Engineering, Photonics Science & Engineering ( Interdisciplinary Programme )

 

 
(i) A master's degree in engineering with marks / CPI not below the specified minimum.
or
a bachelor's degree in engineering or science (4 year programme) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI and a valid GATE score (the requirement of GATE score is waived for candidates with bachelor's degree in engineering from the centrally funded technical institutes (CFTIs)).
or
a master's degree in science or an allied area while satisfying each of the following three criteria:
(a) a minimum of 65 percent marks / 6.5 CPI in the master's degree,
(b) first division in bachelor's degree, and
(c) JRF / 95 percentile or higher in GATE score.
For admission into Ph.D. in Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, applicants having master's degree in pharmacy/medicine/veterinary science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum, or bachelor's degree in pharmacy/medicine/veterinary science with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI, may also be considered.
For admission into Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, applicants with master in computer applications while satisfying each of the above criteria in (a), (b) and (c) may also be considered.
(ii) A valid GATE score is required for the candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Design / Architecture, except in the case of candidates with bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the centrally funded Technical Institutes ( CFTIs ). The candidates with master’s degree in science must either have a valid GATE score or must have qualified for / in JRF / NET.
Ph.D. in SciencesChemistry, Earth Sciences, Economic Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics (i) A master's degree in the relevant subject or a bachelor's degree in engineering or science ( 4 year programme ) with marks / CPI not below the specified minimum.
(ii) The candidate either must have a valid GATE score or must have qualified JRF. The requirement of GATE / JRF is waived for candidates having a master's degree in science from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0.
Ph.D. in Cognitive ScienceCognitive ScienceApplicants must have a MA / M.Sc / M.Phil / MS / equivalent degree ( Cog. Sc. / Psychology / Linguistics / Philosophy / Anthropology / Phy / Chem / Math / Stat / Biosciences / related disciplines ) with a minimum of 60%/6.0 marks/CPI in the qualifying degree. Applicants should have a valid score / qualification in GATE / CSIR / JRF / NET / COGJET / other equivalent exam. Applicants from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0 are exempted from the GATE / CSIR/ JRF/ NET requirement. Applicants with M. Sc. in Cognitive Science are also exempted from the GATE / CSIR / JRF / NET requirement.
or
M.Tech / ME / MD ( any branch ) with a minimum of 60% / 6.0 marks / CPI in the qualifying degree.
or
B.Tech / BE ( any branch ), BS - 4year program ( Physics / Chem / Math / Stat / Biosciences / related sciences ), MBBS. Applicant must have a minimum of 75% / 7.5 marks / CPI in the qualifying degree. Should have a valid score / qualification in GATE / CSIR / JRF / NET / COGJET / other equivalent exam. Applicants from CFTIs ( centrally funded technical institutions ) with a minimum CPI of 7.5 and those with an MBBS degree are exempted from the GATE / CSIR / JRF / NET requirement.
Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences ( HSS )Humanities and Social Sciences [ English ( Literature, Linguistics & ELT ), Fine Arts, Psychology & Sociology ](i) A master's degree in the relevant subject or a bachelor's degree in engineering or science ( 4 year programme) or a master's degree in sciences or in an allied field of HSS with marks / CPI not below the specified minimum.
(ii) The candidate either must have a valid GATE score or must have qualified JRF / NET. The requirement of GATE / JRF / NET is waived for candidates having a master's degree in science / arts from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0.
Ph.D. in ManagementIndustrial & Management Engineering ( all areas of Management )(i) A master’s degree in management or relevant disciplines in engineering / technology with marks / CPI not below the specified minimum.
or
a bachelor's degree in engineering or science (4 year programme) with a minimum of 75 percent marks / 7.5 CPI.
or
a master's degree in science / arts / commerce / chartered accountancy while satisfying each of the following three criteria
(a) a minimum of 65 percent marks/6.5 CPI in the master's degree,
(b) first division in bachelor's degree, and
(c) JRF/95 percentile or higher in GATE / CAT / GMAT / NET or any other national level examination.
(ii)A valid GATE score is required for the candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, except in the case of candidates with bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the centrally funded Technical Institutes ( CFTIs ). The candidates with master’s degree in science / arts / commerce must either have a valid GATE / CAT / GMAT score or must have qualified for / in JRF / NET.
Ph.D. in DesignDesign Programme(i) A master's degree in engineering / design with marks / CPI not below the specified minimum.
or
a bachelor's degree in engineering / design( 4yr ) / architecture or science ( 4 year programme ) with a minimum of 75 percent marks / 7.5 CPI and a valid GATE / CEED score (the requirement of GATE / CEED score is waived for candidates with bachelor's degree in engineering from the centrally funded technical institutes ( CFTIs ) ).
or
a master's degree in science or an allied area while satisfying each of the following three criteria:
(a) a minimum of 65 percent marks / 6.5 CPI in the master's degree,
(b) first division in bachelor's degree, and
(c) JRF / 95 percentile or higher in GATE / CEED.
(ii) A valid GATE/CEED score is required for the candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Design / Architecture, except in the case of candidates with bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the centrally funded Technical Institutes ( CFTIs ).
Master of Technology ( M. Tech. )Aerospace Engineering, Biological Sciences & Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Earth Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Industrial & Management Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Materials Science ( Interdisciplinary Programme ), Mechanical Engineering, Photonics Science & Engineering ( Interdisciplinary Programme ).(i) A bachelor's degree in engineering or science ( 4 year programme ) or a master's degree in science with marks / CPI not below the specified minimum.
(ii) A valid GATE score is required for admission to the M.Tech. programme in the case of regular ( non - sponsored ) candidates. The requirement of GATE score is waived off for the candidates with the B.Tech / B.S ( Four Year ) degree from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B.Tech / B.S ( Four Year ).
Master of Design ( M. Des. )Design Programme ( Interdisciplinary Programme )(i) A bachelor’s degree in Engineering or science ( 4 year programme ), Design or Architecture with marks / CPI not below the specified minimum. Candidates holding degrees in Fine Arts or Interior Design are not eligible to apply
(ii)A valid GATE / CEED score is required for admission to the M.Des. programme in the case of regular ( non - sponsored ) candidates. The requirement of GATE score is waived off for the candidates with B.Tech. graduates from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B.Tech.
MS ( By Research )Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Cognitive Science ( Interdisciplinary Programme ), Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Photonics Science & Engineering ( Interdisciplinary Programme )(i) MS ( By Research ) 2 Years Programme For Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering and Photonics Science & Engineering:
Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or science ( 4 year programme ) or a Master's degree in science with marks / CPI not below the specified minimum.
For Electrical Engineering & Mechanical Engineering:
Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in Engineering or science ( 4 year programme ) with marks / CPI not below the specified minimum.
For Cognitive Science:
Applicants must have a: (i) B.Tech / BE ( any branch ), BS - 4year program ( Physics / Chem / Math / Stat / Biosciences / related sciences ), MBBS. An applicant must have a minimum of 60%/6.0 marks/CPI in the qualifying degree. All regular applicants must have a valid score/qualification in GATE/ CSIR / JRF / NET / COGJET / other equivalent exam. Applicants with B.Tech from IITs with an overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years and those with an MBBS degree are exempted from the GATE / CSIR / JRF / NET requirement; or, (ii) MA / M.Sc / equivalent degree ( Psychology / Linguistics / Philosophy / Anthropology / Phy / Chem /Math / Stat / Biosciences / CS / related disciplines ) with a minimum of 60%/6.0 marks / CPI in the qualifying degree. An applicant must have a valid score/qualification in GATE / CSIR / JRF / NET / COGJET / other equivalent exam. Applicants from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0 and those with an MBBS degree are exempted from the GATE / CSIR / JRF / NET requirement.
MS ( By Research ) 3 Years Programme: For Computer Science & Engineering and Photonics Science & Engineering:
Applicants with B.Sc. (3-year) or equivalent with a minimum of 75%/7.5 marks/CPI may also be considered.
For Cognitive Science:
Applicants with 3-year BA / B.Sc / equivalent degree in ( Psychology / Linguistics / Philosophy / Anthropology / Phy / Chem / Math / Stat / Biosciences / CS / related disciplines ) with a minimum of 60%/6.0 marks / CPI in the qualifying degree may also be considered.
(ii) A valid GATE ( GATE / CSIR / JRF / NET / COGJET / other equivalent exam in case of Cognitive Science programme ) score is required for admission to the MS ( Research ) programme in the case of regular candidates ( non - sponsored / non - project candidates ). The requirement of GATE ( GATE / CSIR / JRF / NET / COGJET / other equivalent exam in case of Cognitive Science programme ) score is waived for the B.Tech/B.S (Four Years) graduates from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B.Tech / B.S ( Four Year ).

IIT Kanpur Admission Application Form 2019

How to apply

  • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur admission application form will be available in the official website www.iitk.ac.in.
  • The online applications portal ( for Indian Nationals only ) will be available from 15th October, 2018 ( 10:00 AM ) till 15th November, 2018 ( 05:00 PM ).
  • Indian Nationals can apply only through online mode of application. Foreign Nationals can apply only through off line mode.
  • Offline Application Form ( for Foreign Nationals only ) ( common form for Ph.D., M.Tech., M. Des. and MS ( By Research ) ) can be downloaded from official website
  • PhD applicants must arrange for two letters of reference as well. For this purpose, the names of the referees along with their e-mails addresses are to be provided by the candidates in the online applications portal. The referees will be contacted electronically through an auto generated mail to submit their recommendations online

Application fee

  • The application fee is [rupee] 400/- for General and OBC candidates and [rupee] 200/- for SC / ST and all PD candidates ( including General and OBC ). The application fee is waived for ‘Foreign National’ candidates.
  • Separate application form is to be filled for each program.

IIT Kanpur Admission Important Dates  2019

S NoEventDate
1Application form available from15th October, 2018
2Application from closes on15th November, 2018
3Session commencement3rd January, 2019

Contact details

Indian Institute of Technology,
Room No. : 302, Faculty Building ( Third Floor ),
IIT Kanpur,
Kanpur – 208 016, India,
Phone No. : + 91 – 512 – 2597982,
Fax : + 91 – 512 – 2597408,
Email : akag@iitk.ac.in,
Website : www.iitk.ac.in.