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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GUWAHATI

BONGORA, GUWAHATI – 781015, INDIA

 

JRF + PhD Admission in CSE (November 2022)

 

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) in the following areas of research:

 

Sl. No.*

Area

Faculty

Category

 Assistantship

Number

P1

Design and Development of an Assistive Device for Persons with Motor Neuron Disease

Dr. Kaustuv Nag and Dr. Rakesh Matam

Full-time

Fellowship from SEED, DST, Govt. of India (till the project ends). After that, an assistantship will be provided through an Institute fellowship.

1

P3

Service Caching in Edge Networks

Dr. Radhika Sukapuram

Full-time

Fellowship from SERB, DST (Govt. of India), for 3 years. After that, an assistantship will be provided through an Institute fellowship.

1

 

*Important: While filling up the form, use the Sl. No. given above to indicate your areas of preference. The call for Sl. No. P2 is closed.

 

ELIGIBILITY

 

Applicant must fulfil both of the following criteria:

 

  1. Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology in the relevant area (CS/IT/ECE/EE) with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
  2. Selected through either GATE or NET.

 

OR

 

  1. Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology (CS/IT/ECE/EE) or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0 or 65% of marks.
  2. Selected through either GATE or NET.

OR

1.       MSc (CS) / MSc (IT) /MCA or equivalent Non-Tech Master’s Degree with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks.

2.        Selected through either GATE or NET in CS/IT.

 

Note:  For a candidate who has qualified GATE, it is not necessary that his/her GATE score is valid at the time of admission.

 

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 a certificate and self-declaration statement as per the format in Annexure-I & Annexure-II. The OBC (NCL) Certificate, issued by the competent authority, on or after 01-06-2020, shall only be acceptable.

 

FELLOWSHIP

 

For P1: Rs. 31,000 per month from DST, Govt. of India till the project ends. HRA will be provided at 16% of the basic salary and medical benefits for Rs.5000 per financial year. After the project ends, the student will receive a fellowship from the institute as per the institute norms.

 

For P3: Rs. 31,000 per month from DST, Govt. of India for the first two years and Rs. 35,000 per month for the subsequent year upon satisfying the criteria for the increase. Additionally, HRA will be provided at 18% of the basic salary and medical benefits for Rs.5000 per financial year. After the project ends, the student will receive a fellowship from the institute as per the institute norms.

 

THE SCHEDULE AND THE PROGRAMME

 

  1. Admissions will be held based on applications received. The last date of receiving the application is extended till 12/02/2023 (Sunday).

 

  1. Date of selection in online mode is 16/02/2023 (Thursday)

 

  1. Shortlisting will be done based on the availability of seats and the academic performance of the candidates. A candidate merely fulfilling the eligibility criteria may not be shortlisted.

 

  1. Mode of interview: Online.

 

  1. There is no application fee.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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 to which he/she has been admitted.

 

FEES

 

SL

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 link:

PhD+JRF form for CSE

 

Please upload the APPLICATION FORM along with the self-attested copies of all degrees; mark sheets and GATE / NET score card copy (if any) in the space provided in the google form.

For any clarification, feel free to contact kaustuv@iiitg.ac.in (for Sl. No. P1) and radhika@iiitg.ac.in (for Sl. No. P3).