Indian Institute of Technology Ropar invites applications from Indian citizens for PhD programme (Regular) in various disciplines for first semester of academic year 2016-2017.

IIT Ropar Admission in Regular PhD, External PhD, MS (Research) programs for 2016.

IIT Ropar PhD Admission Eligibility 2016

Eligibility criteria and areas of research for each department / center are given below :

PhD in Engineering

Department Research Areas Eligibility
Civil Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering
Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering followed by a Master’s degree in an appropriate area; consistently good academic background.
Computer Science and Engineering M.Tech./M.E/M.S. or equivalent qualification in computer science and engineering or equivalent degree with 60% marks (or 6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST).However, exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD programme.A candidate with a Bachelor’s degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.
Electrical Engineering
  • Power and Control systems;
  • Smart Grids;
  • High Voltage Engineering;
  • Renewable Energy;
  • Electromagnetics;
  • Signal, Image and Video Processing;
  • Industrial Imaging and Processing;
  • Microelectronics and VLSI design.
M.Tech/M.E./M.S. in Electrical/Electronics/Communications/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation / Control Engineering or equivalent or Microelectronics/Solid-state Technology/MEMS/Nano Science/Nano Technology/Material Science/Engineering Physics or equivalent, relevant to the area of research with minimum 60% of marks (or 6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST).However, exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD programme.A candidate with a Bachelor’s degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.
Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme for Electronics and IT:

  • Nanoelectronics and VLSI Design;
  • Non-volatile memory devices;
  • Photovoltaic devices and solar cells;
  • Nanomaterials for electronics;
  • Sensors;
  • Image processing;
  • Graphene based devices;
  • Nano photonics devices and metamaterials;
  • Biomedical devices and instrumentation.
Mechanical Engineering
  • Bio-Medical (BM)
  • Design & Analysis (DA)
  • Manufacturing & Materials (MM)
  • Thermo-Fluid (TF)
1. Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master’s. OR2. Master’s degree in Sciences with a valid score in GATE/UGC/CSIR/NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master’s. OR3. Exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD programme. A candidate with a Bachelor’s degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification to apply.

PhD in Sciences

Department Research Areas Eligibility
Chemistry
  • Nanomaterials
  • Electrocatalysis
  • Fuel Cell/Batteries
  • Catalysis and Materials Synthesis
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Homogeneous Catalysis
  • Polymeric biomaterials for Drug Delivery
  • Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry
  • Supramolecular Organic Synthesis
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Chemical Physics
  • Molecular Dynamics
  • Ultracold Chemistry

 

Masters or equivalent degree in Chemistry/Bio-Chemistry/Materials Science and Technology/Pharmaceutical Sciences/Biotechnology/Physics or relevant research areas with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST).Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements with valida) GATE Qualification
b) UGC/CSIR-NET or Equivalent qualification.
c) DST-INSPIRE or other national fellowshipORCandidates with M. Tech or equivalent with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.
Mathematics All areas of Pure & Applied Mathematics. Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences or equivalent Master’s Degree with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (6.0 grades point out of 10 or 55% marks for SC/ST).Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements with valid:a) GATE Qualification
b) UGC/CSIR NET qualified or NBHM or equivalent qualification.
c) DST-INSPIRE Fellowship.
Physics
  • Nanophotonics & Meta-materials
  • Plasmonics & Lasing
  • Nonlinear Laser Spectroscopy and Bio-Photonics
  • Quantum Plasmonics, Biology & Optics
  • Quantum information
  • Graphene – 2D materials
  • Thin film solar photovoltaic
  • Nanopatterning
  • Nuclear Reaction Dynamics
  • Double β-decay
Master’s or equivalent degree in Physics or relevant subject / B. Tech. in engineering physics with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST)Candidates meeting above requirement must also fulfill one of the following qualification with valid certificate:a) GATE
b) UGC/CSIR NET – JRF or NBHM or equivalent
c) DST-INSPIRE Fellowship

PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences

Research Areas Eligibility
(1) English Literature: American Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Modern Fiction, Postcolonial Studies.(2) Linguistics: Morphology, Optimality Theory, and Phonology, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Psycho/Neurolinguistics, Language and Cognition Master’s or equivalent degree in Cognitive Science, English Literature, Linguistics, Psychology or related discipline with 55% (or 6.0 grade point out of 10).Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements with valid:a) GATE Qualification
b) UGC/CSIR NET qualified or NBHM or equivalent qualification.

PhD in Center for Biomedical Engineering 

Center Research Areas Eligibility
Biomedical Engineering
  • Biomedical Imaging
  • Bioinstrumentations
  • Cancer Diagnostics and Therapy
  • Biomaterials/Biological Materials
A master’s degree in engineering (ME / MTech) or medicine (MD) or pharmaceutical sciences (MPharm) or veterinary science (MVSc) or dental surgery (MDS), with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10). A minimum of 55 percent marks (6.0 grade points on a scale of 10) for SC/STOrA master’s degree in sciences (MSc / MS) or equivalent, with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10). A valid GATE score or qualified in UGC/CSIR/NET/INSPIRE fellowship, or equivalent. A minimum of 55 percent marks (6.0 grade points on a scale of 10) for SC/ST OrA bachelor’s degree in engineering (BE /BTech) or pharmacy (BPharm), with a minimum of 75 percent marks (8.0 grade points on a scale of 10) and a valid GATE score. A bachelor’s degree from an IIT with a minimum of 8 grade points on a scale of 10 points without GATE Or

A MBBS degree with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10). A minimum of 55 percent marks (6.0 grade points on a scale of 10) for SC/ST.

Materials & Energy Engineering
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • Composite Materials
  • Ceramics
  • Advanced Materials
1. Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master’s degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master’s.OR2. Master’s degree in Sciences with a valid score in GATE/UGC/CSIR/NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master’s. OR3. Exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD programme. A candidate with a Bachelor’s degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification to apply.

IIT Ropar PhD Selection Process 2016

IIT Ropar PhD Selection will be based on written test or interview or both. Mere fulfilment of the minimum eligibility criteria does not entitle a candidate to be called for PhD entrance test.

IIT Ropar PhD Application Form 2016

Fill IIT Ropar PhD online application form available in the respective departments / centers. Candidates are required to submit an application fee of Rupee 200/- ( for SC / ST Rupee 100/- ) by bank online transfer. The transaction ID must be quoted while filling the online application. Bank account details are mentioned below :

  • Account name : The Registrar llT Ropar
  • Account no. : 30836125653
  • Bank name : State Bank of India
  • IFSC code : 13181

Last date of receiving the IIT Ropar application form is 15th April, 2016. The Institute will not be responsible for any kind of delay. IIT Ropar Offline application forms will not be accepted.

IIT Ropar PhD Admission Important Dates

PhD Regular, External PhD, MS Programme  

Events Dates
Advertisement : ( Website / Newspapers / Facebook / Post etc ) 20th March, 2016 (Sunday)
Last day of receiving applications 15th April, 2016 (Friday)
Display of shortlisted Candidates for Entrance 27th April, 2016  (Wednesday)
IIT Ropar PhD Entrance Exam 09th – 24th May , 2016
Display of PhD selected candidates list 09th June, 2016  (Wednesday)
Registration 19th July, 2016   (Tuesday)

IIT Ropar PhD Contact Address

Indian Institute of Technology Ropar
Nangal Road, Rupnagar,
Punjab – 140001.
Telephone No : (91) 1881-242142,
Fax No : (91) 1881-223395,
Email : ja_phd@iitrpr.ac.in,
Website : www.iitrpr.ac.in.

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