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PhD Admissions 2019 (July)

 

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

 

  1. Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)

Sl.no.

Area

Faculty

Category/ Assistantship

Remark

1

Internet of Things, Cloud Computing & Fog Computing

Rakesh Matam & Ferdous Barbhuiya

Full time (JRF) (₹25,000/- p.m)

DIC Project

2

Computer Vision, Image and Video processing

Nilkanta Sahu

Full time (₹31,000/- p.m) & Part-time

Full time - one under TEQIP III, Part-time - one

3

Cloud Computing

Ferdous Barbhuiya

Part-time

One

4

Machine learning and AI in service computing

Soumi Chattopadhyay

Part-time

One

5

Information security and AI

Subhasish Dhal

Part-time

One

6

Mobile edge computing

Manojit Ghose

Part-time

One

7

Activity detection, Internet of Things and WSN

Suchetana Chakraborty

Part-time

One

8

Network Economics, Game Theory and Algorithms

Rohit Tripathi

Part-time

One

9

Algorithms in evolutionary computation, Cluster validity measures

Sumit Mishra

Part-time

One

  1. Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)

Sl.no.

Area

Faculty

Category/ Assistantship

Remark

1

Digital VLSI Architecture and Artificial Intelligence

Soumyajit Poddar

JRF (₹31000/- p.m)

Sponsored Project (One)

2

Biomedical Signal Processing

Shovan Barma

JRF (₹31000/- p.m)

Sponsored Project (One)

3

Microwave Antenna

Bidisha Dasgupta

Part-Time

One

4

VLSI Design

Sounak Roy

Part-Time

One

5

Wireless Communication

G.Aruna

Part-Time

One

6

Opinion Dynamics in Social Networks

Surajit Panja

Part-Time

One

7

VLSI Design

Mourina Ghosh

Part-Time

One

8

Wireless Communication

Sanya Aneese

Part-Time

One

9

Non Orthogonal Multiple Access, Cognitive Radio Network, Cooperative Communication, Physical Layer Security

Komal Janghel

Part-Time

One

10

VLSI Based Biomedical Image and Signal Processing

Rakesh Biswas

Part-Time

One

  1. Mathematics

Sl.no.

Area

Faculty

Category/ Assistantship

Remark

1

Number Theory

Gautam Kalita

Regular/ Sponsored (UGC/CSIR/ NHBM JRF, INSPIRE fellow or other already awarded to pursue PhD)

Three

 

2

Numerical analysis

Anuradha Jha

3

Decision making problems in finance

Amita Sharma

  1. Humanities and Social Science (HSS)

Sl.no.

Area

Faculty

Category/ Assistantship

Remark

 

Sociolinguistics

Suranjana Barua

Part-time/ Full time regular (self-financed/ UGC-JRF scholarship)

At most 2

 

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 06-Aug-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.
  2. A test and / or interview will be held on the following date on 16-Aug-2019 for all disciplines.
  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.


Mathematics

i.      MA/ MSc/ MTech in Mathematics with atleast 60% marks or a CPI of 6.5


HSS

i.          Masters in Linguistics with at least 60% marks or a CPI of 6.0

ii.        Candidates with MPhil degree/ NET-JRF will be given preference

 

Note: 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 at Annexure-I & Annexure - II. The OBC (NCL) Certificate, issued by competent authority, on or after 01-06-2018, shall only be acceptable.

 

Fees

Sl. No.

Items

Periodicity

Amounts (₹)

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 (₹)

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 acadphd@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.