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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GUWAHATI

GUWAHATI – 781015, INDIA

 PhD ADMISSION JANUARY 2023

 

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme beginning in January 2023. The disciplines in which these programmes will be offered are: Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) and Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE). A few number of Institute fellowships are available in some department for the programme. An Institute Fellowship for a full-time PhD student will provide Rs. 20,000/per month for the first two years, and then it will be increased to Rs. 25,000/per month till completion of the fourth year. The following are areas of research for which admissions are currently sought:

 

A. Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Sl No.

Area

Faculty

Category

Assistantship

Number

1

Social Network Analysis

Rohit Tripathi

Fulltime/part-time

Own fellowship/Self financed

01

2

Machine Learning

Kaustuv Nag

Full-time

Own fellowship

01

3

Online Machine Learning, Incremental Algorithms

Panthadeep Bhattacharjee

Full time

Institute fellowship

01

4

Machine Learning, Remote Sensing

Moumita Roy

Full-time

Own fellowship

01

5

Algorithms

Sumit Mishra

Full-time

Institute fellowship

01

6

System modeling, analysis and verification.

Angshuman Jana

Part-time

NA

01

7

AI and Machine Learning in services and edge computing

Soumi Chattopadhyay

Full-time

Yes (From project)

01

8

Machine learning/ Deep learning algorithms for medical image data.

Debashree Devi

Full-Time

Institute fellowship

01

9

Information Security

Subhasish Dhal

Full-Time

Own fellowship/Self financed

01

10

Machine Learning, Atmospheric Science

Parashjyoti Borah

Part-Time

NA

01

 

B. Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering

Sl. No.

Area

Faculty

Category

Assistantship

Number

1.

Image processing, optical imaging, computer vision

Rusha Patra

Full time

Own fellowship / Self-financed

01

2.

Machine Learning and

Signal Processing for 6G Wireless Communications

Sudip Biswas

Fulltime

Own fellowship/ self-financed

01

3.

Biomedical Signal Processing in Deep Learning Framework

Shovan Barma

Fulltime

Own fellowship / Self-financed

01

 

 

 

THE SCHEDULE AND THE PROGRAMME:

         i.            Admissions will be held based on applications received. The last date of receiving application will be 25/12/2022 (Sunday) midnight.

  1. Date of Selection in Online Mode for All Disciplines: Tentatively on 06/01/2023 (Friday).       
  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.

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:

Computer Science and Engineering

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)                  MSc (CS)/MSc (IT)/MCA/Equivalent Non-Tech Master’s Degrees in the relevant area with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks having a GATE/NET/SLET score in CS/IT

OR

 

iii)                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.

Electronics and Communication Engineering

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)                  MSc (Electronics) or Equivalent Non-Tech Master’s Degrees in the relevant area with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks having a GATE/NET/SLET score in ECE/EE/IN/CS/BM.

OR

iii)   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

 

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 01-06-2022, 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 – https://forms.gle/jLaJmn1GgcaWuXDy5

2. ECE – https://forms.gle/EmwZKRAdH3EFqVWs9

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

For any clarification/doubt, feel free to contact hodcse@iiitg.ac.in (for CSE) and hodece@iiitg.ac.in (for ECE). For general queries, contact acadphd@iiitg.ac.in or adpg@iiitg.ac.in.