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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GUWAHATI

GUWAHATI 781015, INDIA

 PhD ADMISSION AUGUST 2021

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme beginning in August 2021. 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.    Department of CSE

Sl.no.

Broad Area

Faculty

Category

 

Assistantship

Number

 1

Network Function Virtualization in 5G, Edge Computing

Dr. Radhika Sukapuram

Full time

Institute Fellowship

1

2

Clustering, Theoretical Problems in Evolutionary Computation, Scheduling

Dr. Sumit Mishra

Full time

Institute Fellowship

1

3

Heuristic and Machine Learning based scheduling techniques in real-time multicore systems

Dr. Sanjay Moulik

Full time

Institute Fellowship

1

4

Machine Learning for Computer architecture / Operating system, File systems

Dr. Manojit Ghose

Full time

Institute Fellowship

1

5

Graph Theory, Algorithm Engineering, Combinatorics, Theoretical computer science,Cyber Security

Dr. Srinibas Swain

Full time

Institute Fellowship

1

6

Information Security, Formal Methods, Software Engineering

Dr. Angshuman Jana

Full time

Institute Fellowship

1       

 

B.   Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

Sl. no.

Area

Faculty

Category

Assistantship

Number

1.

Communication

Systems

Dr. Shilpa

Full-Time

Institute Fellowship

                                      

 

2

2.

Communication Networks

Dr. Ripudaman Singh

Full-Time

Institute Fellowship

3.

Wireless Communication

Dr. Kukil Khanikar

Full-Time

Institute Fellowship

4.

Networked Dynamical Systems

Dr. Surajit Panja

Full-Time

Fellowship from SERB, DST, Govt. of India (till the project ends)

1

 

C.  Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Sl. No.

Area

Faculty

Category

Assistantship

Number

1.

Identity Politics, Socio-Political Movements, Territory and Indian State,  north-east history and politics, Conflicts and Violence, policy studies

L. David Lal

Full time

Self-finance /  UGC JRF

1

2.

Colonial & Postcolonial Studies, Literature & Cinema

Rajarshi Mitra

Full time

Self-finance /  UGC JRF

1

3.

Issues of Development Economics, Health Economics, and Experimental Economics

Hari K Choudhury

Full time

Project cum Self-finance /  UGC JRF

1

 

D.  Department of Science and Mathematics

 

Sl.no.

Area

Faculty

Category

Assistantship (applicable for Full time)

Number

 

1.

Number Theory/ Algebra 

Dr. Gautam Kalita 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full time 

 

 

UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/NBHM/Others Fellowship already awarded to the candidate by some agency

 

     1

 2.

Topology and Geometry/ Graph Theory/ Group Theory

Dr. Dipendu Maity 

 

 

   

     2

 3.

 Numerical Analysis          

Dr. Anuradha Jha 

     

 

THE SCHEDULE AND THE PROGRAMME

      i.         Admissions will be held based on applications received. The last date of receiving application will be 01-08-2021 (Sunday).

  1. Date of Selection in Online Mode for All Disciplines: 07-08-2021 (Saturday)      
  2. 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.
  3. There will be no support for travel for the interview.
  4. There is no application fee.
  5. Course Requirements, if any, will be prescribed by individual Departments. But students will be encouraged to take courses. The Doctoral Committee of a student will evaluate the preparedness of a student and prescribe one or more courses that will have to be taken.
  6. 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. 

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.

* Eligibility for SL.No.4 in Electronics and Communication Engineering: In addition to the existing criteria, the candidate must be GATE or NET qualified and candidate will be paid ₹31,000 per month fellowship from SERB, DST, Govt. of India as per rules.


Mathematics

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

HSS

i.        Master’s degree with at least 60% marks or a CPI of 6.0

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

 

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 01-06-2020, 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

Total

10,000

*The candidate needs to pay the hostel and mess fees only when a student joins a hostel. Hostel rent will be charged on a pro-rata basis (semester of 6 months with a charge of 12,500/- for the whole semester) based on when the student joins a hostel.

SUBMISSION

Interested candidates are requested to apply by filling up the Google Forms in the links given below accordingly -

1.     CSE: Click here

2.     ECE: Click here

3.     HSS: Click here

4.     Science and Mathematics: Click here

 

Please upload the APPLICATION FORM along with the self-attested copies of all degrees; mark sheets and GATE / NET score card copy (if any) must be uploaded.

Download Application Form: pdf / doc