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PhD Admissions 2019 (January)

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme beginning in January 2019. The disciplines in which these programmes will be offered are: Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) and Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE), Humanities and Social Science (Linguistics, Political Science and Economics), and Mathematics. Following are the research areas for which admissions are currently sought:

Sl. No

Area

Faculty

Assistantship

Remark

A.  Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)

01.

Network Security, Internet of Things, Cloud and Fog Computing

Rakesh Matam

Part-Time /Regular (Own scholarship like DST, INSPIRE)

One

02.

Information Security, Networks

Ferdous Ahmed Barbhuiya

Part-Time /Regular (Own scholarship like DST, INSPIRE)

One

03.

Game Theory, Network Economics, Social Networks

Rohit Tripathi

Part-Time /Regular (Own scholarship like DST, INSPIRE)

One

04.

Machine Learning, Soft Computing, Image Processing

Moumita Roy

Regular (Own scholarship like DST, INSPIRE)

One

05.

Data Mining, Scalable Machine and Deep Learning, High Performance Computing

Dip Sankar Banerjee

Part-Time / Regular (Own Scholarship like DST, INSPIRE)

One

06.

Artificial Intelligence, Services computing: indexing, discovery, composition, recommendation

Soumi Chattopadhyay

Regular (Own scholarship like DST, INSPIRE)

One

B.  Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE).

01.

Biomedical Image Processing / Deep Learning

Shovan Barma

JRF (25000/- p.m)

Sponsored Project (One)

02.

Networked Control Systems

Surajit Panja

Regular (Own scholarship like DST, INSPIRE) / Part-Time

One

03.

Signal Processing

Bijit Kumar Das

Regular (Own scholarship like DST, INSPIRE) / Part-Time

One

04.

Communication

 

Shilpa

Regular (Own scholarship like DST, INSPIRE) / Part-Time

One

05.

Microwave Antenna

Bidisha Dasgupta

Regular (Own scholarship like DST, INSPIRE)

One

C.  Humanities and Social Science (HSS)

01.

Sociolinguistics

Suranjana Barua

Part-time/Regular (Self finance, own scholarship like UGC-JRF)

One

02.

Politics of Identity, Caste Conflicts, Socio-Political History of Marginalised, Public Policy

L. David Lal

Part-time/Regular (Self finance, own scholarship like UGC-JRF)

One

03.

International Trade, Development Economics,

Kaveri Deb

Part-time/Regular (Self finance, own scholarship like UGC-JRF)

One

D.  Mathematics

01.

Numerical analysis

Anuradha Jha

Regular (Own scholarship like GC/CSIR/NBHM/other already awarded)

One



THE SCHEDULE AND THE PROGRAMME

i)    Admissions will be held based on applications received. The first round of decisions will be based on applications received by 11/01/2019. 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.

ii)   A test and / or interview will be held on the following date for all disciplines: 12 January 2019 (Saturday).

iii)  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.

iv)  There will be no support for travel for the interview.

v)   There is no application fee.

vi)  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.

vii) 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

i)    Economics: MA in Economics with at least 60% marks or a CPI of 6.0.

ii)   Linguistics: MA in Linguistics with at least 55% marks or a CPI of 6.0.

iii) 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 a 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.