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PhD Admissions 2018

 

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme beginning in July 2018. The disciplines in which these programmes will be offered are: Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE), Economics, Linguistics, Political Science, and Mathematics. The following are areas of research for which admissions are currently sought:

 

Area

Faculty

Assistantship

Remarks

CSE

Image and Video Processing

Nilkanta Sahu

JRF (25000/- p.m)

TEQIP III (1)

Wireless Networks, Network Security, IoT and Cyber Physical Systems

Rakesh Matam

JRF (25000/- p.m)

TEQIP III (1)

ECE

 

 

 

Optical Imaging

Rusha Patra

JRF (25000/- p.m)

Sponsored Project (1)

Wireless Communication

Sanya Anees

JRF (25000/- p.m)

Sponsored Project (1)

Wireless Communication

Shilpa

Part-time / self-financed

(1)

VLSI Design

Mourina Ghosh

Part-time / self-financed

(1)

Microwave Antenna

Bidisha Dasgupta

Part-time / self-financed

(1)

Analog Mixed signal circuits, VLSI

Sounak Roy

JRF (25000/- p.m)

TEQIP III (1)

Mathematics

Numerical analysis on differential equations

Anuradha Jha

UGC or CSIR JRF qualified/NBHM Fellow/INSPIRE eligible/other already awarded to candidate

(1)

Stochastic Portfolio optimization/Portfolio optimization/Computational Finance/Behavioral Finance#

Amita Sharma

UGC or CSIR JRF qualified/NBHM Fellow/INSPIRE eligible/other already awarded to candidate

(1)

Humanities and Social Science (HSS)

Political Science

Identity Politics, Socio-Political Movements, Demography, Territory and Indian State, Assam history and politics Conflicts and Violence

L. David Lal

self-financed students either full/part-time

At most 2

Economics

International Trade and Economic Development

Kaveri Deb

Full time self-financed student

(1)

Linguistics

Sociolinguistics (Discourse/ Conversation Analysis)

Suranjana Barua

self-financed full time / part-time student

At most 2

*candidates who are eligible for INSPIRE fellowships (see website: http://www.inspire-dst.gov.in/fellowship.html ) may apply, and if admitted, can apply for INSPIRE fellowship. Or, a candidate already with a provisional INSPIRE offer may apply.

#Good programming skill on R or MATLAB.

 

THE SCHEDULE AND THE PROGRAMME

 

  1. Admissions will be held based on applications received. The first round of decisions will be based on applications received by 22/6/2018 (Extended). Applications will be accepted even after that till the date of interview, but shortlisting criteria may be different and will depend on candidates already called.
  2. A test and / or interview will be held on the following date for all disciplines: Tuesday 26 June 2018.
  3. Shortlisting will be done based on the availability of seats and academic performance of the candidates. A candidate fulfilling the eligibility criteria may not be shortlisted.
  4. There will be no support for travel for the interview.
  5. There is no application fee.
  6. There will be no course requirement for the programme. However, students will be encouraged to take courses. There is no residency requirement for part-time students.
  7. There will be a written comprehensive examination after admission to determine if the student is ready to take up research work and to determine if the student has sufficient breadth of knowledge in the discipline he / she has been admitted to.

 

CATEGORIES OF STUDENTS

i)   Regular

A student in this category works full-time for his/her PhD degree.   He / she may get a fellowship / assistantship, or may be self-financed. 

ii)  Sponsored (full-time)

A student in this category is sponsored by a recognized R&D organization, academic institution, government organization or industry for doing research in the Institute on a full-time basis. He / She must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least one year of professional experience in the respective field. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student. Sponsorship letter must be attached with the application.
iii)  Part-time

A student in this category is a professionally employed person, who pursues the PhD Programme while continuing the duties of his/her service. He / She must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least one year of professional experience in the respective field. A No Objection Certificate from the Head of the Institution/Organisation in which He / She is employed must be enclosed at the time of application.  

 

ELIGIBILITY

 

For admission to the PhD Programme in various disciplines a candidate must satisfy the following criteria:

 

CSE and ECE 

i)    Master's degree in Engineering/Technology in the relevant area with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

OR

ii)   Four-year Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0 or 65% of marks.

HSS

Economics

MA in Economics with at least 60% marks or a CPI of 6.0

Linguistics

MA in Linguistics with at least 55% marks or a CPI of 6.0

Political Science

MA in Political Science with at least 60% marks or a CPI of 6.0

Mathematics

MA/MSc/MTech in Mathematics with at least 60% marks or a CPI of 6.5

 

For candidates with an B.Tech / MA / MSc, preference will be given to those who have cleared GATE / NET/ JRF.

 

RESERVATIONS (SC, ST, OBC (Non-creamy layer) and PD categories): 

Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ST/PD applicants. Reservation is as per GOI rules. OBC(Non-creamy layer) candidates will have to enclose certificate and self-declaration statement as per format indicated below. The OBC(NCL) Certificate, issued by competent authority, on or after  01-06-2016, shall only be acceptable.

 

Fees

Sl. No.

Items

Periodicity

Amounts (Rs.)

1.        

Tuition Fee

Per Semester

5,000

2.        

Institute Caution Money

One Time (Refundable)

5,000

3.        

Hostel Rent (if staying in the hostel)

Every six months

12,500

Total Without mess related fee / deposit

22,500

Mess related Collections for all hosteller students

Sl. No.

Items

Periodicity

Amounts (Rs.)

4.

Mess Charges (every month)

Monthly (est; at actuals)

4,000

GRAND TOTAL (1 to 4) to be paid on admission

26,500

 

SUBMISSION

Interested candidates are requested to apply by filling up the prescribed form available HERE and sending it electronically to acadoffice@iiitg.ac.in. Please note that there is a limit on the email size that can be received (20MB), so please send your application form in the first email and the attachments in subsequent emails if the size exceeds 20 MB. Self-attested copies of all degrees and mark sheets must be enclosed. GATE / NET score card copy must be enclosed. The application form should be filled in the Word File template provided and should not be scanned. This is to reduce the size of the application and to enable us to extract information easily. You can sign the application form when you come for admission.