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 Spring 2018.

Departments :

  • Architecture, Bio-Engineering, Chemical Engineering & Technology, 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 and 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 3rd January, 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm at the Institute Main Building in the Institute’s Campus at Mesra, Ranchi- 835215.

The Ph.D. Entrance Test on 3rd January, 2018 would consist of 2 parts

    1.  General Aptitude Test common to all applicants, from 9:00 am to 10:30 am and
    2.  Subject Specific Tests to examine basic fundamental knowledge in the subject,from
      • 11:00 am to 12:30 pm for candidates applied for only one Department
      • 11:00 am to 12:30 pm & 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm for candidates applied for two Departments
      • 11:00 am to 12:30 pm & 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm & 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm for candidates applied for three Departments

The syllabi of the General Aptitude Test and 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 applicantAptitude Test ( 100Subject Test ( 100 )Academic Record ( 60 )Interview ( 40 )Total ( 300 )
General30%30%--50%
SC / ST25%25%--45%

BIT Mesra 2018 PhD Entrance Exam Application Form

  • To start online application, click on the link, create ‘username’ and ‘password’ when prompted. Do not share the username and password with any body else.
  • To apply for the Ph.D. programme ( Session Spring 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 Rupee 2,500/- ( General candidates ) and Rupee 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 ( see List of 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, to reach positively by the due date.
  • Write “Application for Ph.D. Admission ( Session Spring 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

1. Institute fellowships are available for full-time scholars. [ for details, please see separate link ].

  •  Only those with superior performance in the Ph.D. Entrance Test shall be eligible for Institute Fellowship with initial amount of Rupee 12,000/- per month for the first year.
  •  After satisfactory performance ( i.e. clearing all the registered subjects and getting the synopsis approved ) in the first year, the Institute fellowship will be enhanced to Rupee  15,000/- ( Rupee 14,000/- for Science Departments ) per month in second year.
  •  Only if a student publishes at least one research paper in SCI journals of repute, then his/her Institute fellowship amount will be enhanced to Rupee 18,000/- per month ( Rupee 16,000/- for Science Departments ) in the third year.
  •  If a student fails to clear all the subjects in maximum two attempts, he/she will be dropped from the programme and he/she will be required to return the total amount of fellowship paid to him/her.

2. Candidates who have qualified in UGC-JRF / CSIR – NET / any other national level test for pursuing Ph.D. would avail the fellowships directly from the respective organizations.

BIT Mesra 2018 PhD Important Dates

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Events


Dates


1Filling of online form commences from8th November, 2017
2Last date to Apply Online8th December, 2017
3Last date of receiving of completed filled-in Application Forms at BIT, Mesra13th December, 2017
4Display of list of eligible candidates to be called of Written Test and Interview22nd December, 2017
5Date of Entrance Test3rd January, 2018
6Interview of the selected candidates4th January, 2018
7Declaration of 1st Provisional Selection List on the Institute website / Notice Boards6th January, 2018
8Admission by12th January, 2018
9Commencement of Classes16th January, 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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