BIT Mesra 2018 PhD Entrance Exam

Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra invites application from eligible candidates for admission to Full – Time / Part – Time PhD Program in the following deparments for the Session Monsoon 2018

Departments

  • Architecture, Bio-Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Management, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science & Technology, Physics, Production Engineering, Remote Sensing, Space Engineering & Rocketry.

BIT Mesra 2018 PhD Entrance Exam Eligibility

Candidates with following qualification shall be eligible for admission to the Ph. D. Programme of the Institute

  •  Candidates possessing M.Tech. / M.E. / M.Sc. ( Engg. ) / M.Arch / M.Pharm / M.Sc. / MCA / MBA or equivalent Degree in relevant branch from a recognized University / Institute with minimum 60% marks or 6.0 CGPA on a ten point scale in the qualifying examination are eligible to apply for admission in the departments as per their Specialization.
  •  Candidates possessing B.Tech. / B.E./ B.Sc. ( Engg. ) / B.Pharm / B.Arch or equivalent Degree in relevant branch from a recognized University / Institute with minimum 70% or 7.0 CGPA on a ten point scale in the qualifying examination and a valid GATE score with a minimum of 80 percentile are eligible to apply for admission in the departments as per their Specialization.
  • Candidates possessing B.Tech. / B.E./ B.Sc.  (Engg. ) / B.Pharm / B.Arch or equivalent Degree in relevant branch from a recognized University / Institute with minimum 70% or 7.0 CGPA on a ten point scale in the qualifying examination and employed in R&D organisations and having ten years’ experience with good research credentials are eligible to apply for admission in the departments as per their Specialization.

RELAXATION FOR SC/ ST CANDIDATES

Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks for SC / ST candidates.

Note: In case of the candidates with other grade point scale, the decision of the equivalence committee of the institute shall be final.

BIT Mesra 2018 PhD Entrance Exam Pattern

The Ph.D. Entrance Test will be held on 16th May 2018 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm at the Institute Main Building in the Institute’s Campus at Mesra, Ranchi- 835215. The Ph.D. Entrance Test on 16th May 2018 would consist of 2 parts

a) General Aptitude Test common to all applicants, from 9:00 am to 10:30 am and
b) Subject Specific Tests to examine basic fundamental knowledge in the subject, from

  • 11:00 am to 1:00 pm for candidates applied for only one Department.
  • 11:00 am to 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm for candidates applied for two Departments
  • 11:00 am to 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm & 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm for candidates applied for three Departments

The syllabi of the Subject Specific Tests for each Department can be seen on the Department web pages on the Institute website.

BIT Mesra 2018 PhD Entrance Exam Selection Procedures

Selection to the Ph.D. programmes would be based on performance in a Written Test, Previous academic record and an Interview. Only such candidates, who obtain the minimum required marks in Aptitude Test, Subject Specific Test and the indicated total percentage of marks, will be considered for final preparation of result as given below

Category of applicant : General

  • Aptitude Test ( 100 ) : 30%
  • Subject Test ( 100 ) : 30%
  • Academic Record (  60 )
  • Interview ( 40)
  • Total ( 300 ) : 50%

Category of applicant : SC / ST

  • Aptitude Test ( 100 ) : 25%
  • Subject Test ( 100 ) : 25%
  • Academic Record (  60 )
  • Interview ( 40)
  • Total ( 300 ) : 45%

BIT Mesra 2018 PhD Entrance Exam Application Form

  • To start online application, click on the link, create ‘username’ and ‘password’ by clicking on “New users register here” when prompted. Do not share the username and password with any body else.
  • To apply for the Ph.D. programme ( Session Monsoon 2018 ), eligible candidates must complete and submit the application online [link available on Institute website www.bitmesra.ac.in]. Pay application fee through State Bank Collect (any nationalized bank) of Rs.2,500/- ( General candidates ) and Rs.1,500/- ( for SC/ST candidates ). Fee once remitted shall not be refunded under any circumstances.

Send a printout of the completed application form along with required enclosures in a A4 size envelope by Speedpost / reliable courier ( means by which sender may track its movement on internet ) to

The office of Dean,
Admissions & Academic Coordination,
Birla Institute of Technology,
Mesra, Ranchi – 835215.

Write “Application for Ph.D. Admission ( Session Monsoon 2018 )” on top of the envelope. Applications reaching us after the due date are liable to be rejected / may not be processed. Please do not print a blank form and fill it by hand as this will not be accepted.

Note: Candidates should proceed to fill the Online Application Form only after they satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria.

BIT Mesra 2018 PhD Entrance Exam Fellowships

A limited number of Institute Research Fellowship ( IRF ) with a fellowship amount of Rs. 25,000/- per month for first two years and Rs. 28,000/- per month for next two years is available. These IRFs shall be distributed based on the performance in the admission test, academic carrier and interview. Ph.D. admission test is mandatory for candidate aspiring for the IRF.

BIT Mesra 2018 PhD Important Dates

S.NoEventDate
1Filling of online form commences from 15th March, 2018
2Last date to Apply Online17th April, 2018
3Last date of receiving of completed filled-in Application Forms
at BIT, Mesra
23rd April, 2018
4Display of list of eligible candidates to be called of Written Test
and Interview
30th April, 2018
5Date Of Entrance Test16th May, 2018
6Interview of the selected candidates 17th May, 2018
7Declaration of 1st Provisional Selection List on the Institute
website / Notice Boards
18th May, 2018
8Admission from19th May, 2018 to 4th June, 2018
9Classes will commence from1st / 2nd week of July 2018

Contact Details

Birla Institute of Technology,
Mesra, Ranchi – 835 215,
Telephone No: 0651-2275444 / 896,
Fax No: 0651- 2276007,
E-mail:  admissions@bitmesra.ac.in, deanadmissions@bitmesra.ac.in
Website: www.bitmesra.ac.in.

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