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PhD Admissions 2020 (January)

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme beginning in January 2020. The disciplines in which these programmes will be offered are: Computer Science & Engineering (CSE), Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE), Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) and Mathematics. The following are areas of research for which admissions are currently sought:

 

A. Computer Science & Engineering (CSE)

Sl.

no.

Area

Faculty

Category

Assistantship (applicable for Full

time)

Number

1

Machine Learning,  Neural Networks, Evolutionary Computation

Dr. Kaustuv Nag

Part-time/ Full-time

Self/ own fellowship

1 Part-time

and 1 Full- time

2

AI, machine learning in Services computing

Dr. Soumi Chattopadhyay

Full time

Self/ own fellowship

1

3

Machine Learning, Image Processing, Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Moumita Roy

Part-time/ Full-time

Self-financed/Own fellowship

1

4

Computer architecture: Near data processing, Multicore systems, DRAM

Dr. Manojit Ghose

Part-time/ Full-time

Self-financed/Own fellowship

1

5

Real-time Systems: Design of Energy and Temperature aware reliable schedulers with Machine Learning schemes

Dr. Sanjay Moulik

Part-time/ Full-time

Self-financed/Own fellowship

1

6

Multi-Dimensional Sorting, Analysis of Validity Measures to Judge Machine Learning Algorithms, Theoretical Analysis of Evolutionary Algorithms

Dr. Sumit Mishra

Part-time/ Full-time

Self-financed/Own fellowship

1

7

Algorithms, Graph Theory, Complexity Theory.

Dr. Srinibas Swain

Part-time/Full-time

Self-financed/Own

fellowship

1

8

Computer Networks, Software Defined Networks, Network Function Virtualization

Dr. Radhika Sukapuram

Full time

Self / own scholarship

1

B. Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE)

Sl.

no.

Area

Faculty

Category

Assistantship

(applicable for Full time)

Number

1

Optical Wireless Communication

Dr. Sanya Anees

part-time

No

 

1

2

Wireless Networks

Dr. Shilpa

Full-time

(1) and Part-time (1)

Self-financed

 

2


3

Large Intelligent Reflecting Surface Based Network for 6G Communications;
Machine Learning Based Interference Exploitation for Full-Duplex 6G Wireless Communications

Dr. Sudip Biswas

Full- time/Part- time

Self-financed

 

1

4

Cognitive Radio

Dr. Kukil Khanikar

Full-time/ Part time

Self-financed

 

1

5

VLSI Architecture for Artificial Intelligence

2. High-Performance RISC Processor Design

Dr. Babita Jajodia

Full- Time/ Part-Time

Self-Financed

 

2

6

VLSI Design

Dr. Mourina Ghosh

Full-time/ Part time

Self-financed

 

1

7

Signal Processing for Next

Generation Wireless Communications

Dr. Bijit Kumar Das

Full-time

Self-financed

 

1

8

Power Domain non- orthogonal multiple access techniques for wireless communications

IoT: Challenges in the physical layer communication

Dr. Komal Janghel

Full time/ Part time

Self-financed

 

1

Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS)

Sl.

no.

Area

Faculty

Category

Assistantship

(applicable for Full time)

Number

1

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

politics, Conflicts and Violence

Dr. L. David Lal

Full-time/ Part-time

Self-finance, scholarship UGC-JRF

Own like

1

2

International

Development Macroeconomics

Trade, Economics,

Dr. Kaveri Deb

Full- time/Part- time

Self-finance,

scholarship UGC-JRF

Own like

2

Mathematics

Sl.

no.

Area

Faculty

Category

Assistantship (applicable for Full

time)

Number

1

Decision making problems in finance

Dr. Sharma

Amita

Full-time

Own        Fellowship already awarded by NBHM/DST/ UGC/CSIR            to

pursue PhD

1

2

Topological Graph Theory

Dr. Maity

Dipendu

Full-time

Own Fellowship already awarded by NBHM/DST/UGC/C

SIR to pursue PhD

1




THE SCHEDULE AND THE PROGRAMME

i.             Admissions will be held based on applications received. The last date of receiving application will be 5th January 2020.


ii.             A test and / or interview will be held on the following date on 24th January 2020 for all disciplines.


iii.             Shortlisting will be done based on the availability of seats and academic performance of the candidates. A candidate merely 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.             Course Requirements, if any, will be prescribed by individual Departments. But the 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)    Master’s degree in Political Science/ Economics with at least 60% marks or a CPI of 6.0

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

Mathematics

MA/ MSc/ M.Tech 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 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 (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 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.