Aksh Lal, 03 Sep 2012, #IIT Gandhinagar
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Chandigarh University- M.E. Admissions
K.R. Mangalam University

Institute: Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar

Programme: Ph.D. Program in: 
Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cognitive Science, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, English, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology.

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Discipline-Wise Eligibility Conditions for Admission:



First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) in:


BTech/MTech or equivalent degree in Chemical Engineering OR B.Tech./M.Tech. or equivalent degree in other branches of Engineering may be considered in areas consistent with the research areas of the discipline OR M.Sc. in disciplines consistent with the research areas of the discipline.


First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) in:

Masters or equivalent degree in Chemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, Materials science

Civil Engineering

First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) in:


B.Tech. / M.Tech or equivalent degree in Civil Engineering

Computer Science And Engineering

Candidates are expected to have MTech/ME in CS with 70% Marks or 7.5 CPI (65% Marks or 7.0 CPI for SC / ST). (Applicants must mention their performance (marks/grade obtained/projects done) in the courses related to his or her research interest).
MSc in Mathematics CSIR/NET JRF/NBHM qualified or GATE with a rank within top 150 with strong background in discrete mathematics and motivation for doing research in computer science.

English, Cognitive Science, Psychology, Sociology And Philosophy

55% for MA (50% for SC/ST) or equivalent and 60% for BTech/MTech/MSc or equivalent (55% for SC/ST). 



First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) in:


B.E./B. Tech/ M.E. /M.Tech or Equivalent degree in the broad area of Electrical and/or Electronics engineering,
B.E./B.Tech/M.E./M.Tech or Equivalent degree in other branches of Engineering may be considered in areas consistent with the research areas of the discipline,
M.Sc in disciplines consistent with the research areas of the discipline






First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) in:


B.Tech. / M.Tech or equivalent degree in Mechanical Engineering OR  B.Tech/ M.Tech degree or equivalent in Production Engineering / Industrial Engineering/ Aerospace Engineering OR  B.Tech. / M.Tech. Degree in other branches of Engineering / Technology with an outstanding academic record may also be considered for research areas consistent with their academic background and special interests of the discipline.

Materials Science And Engineering

First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) in:


B.Tech/M. Tech. or equivalent degree in Materials Science/ Metallurgical/Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering/ Biotechnology.


M.A./M.Sc. in Mathematics with at least 60% (55% for SC / ST).
B.E./ B.Tech with at least 60% (55% for SC / ST) or equivalent CGPA/CPI will also be considered.


At least 60% marks (55% for SC / ST) or equivalent grade in M.Sc. (Physics)


At least 60% marks or equivalent grade in B.E/B.Tech/M.E./M.Tech.  in

Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering.

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Residential Requirement

PhD programme is fully residential. The regular candidates will have to stay on campus. For external candidate the minimum residential requirement is normally one year. For candidates under Faculty Development Program, currently 2 years of residency requirement after completion of 1 year of advanced admission is followed.

Important Dates:
Application Deadline
: October 1, 2012
Web Announcement of short-listed candidates: October 16, 2012
Test/interview for PhD admissions: November 9 - 11, 2012
Web announcement of selected candidates: November 20, 2012
Last date for payment of fees:December 7, 2012
PhD registration:December 26, 2012

How to apply:
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Click here to download Format for Statement of Purpose 

There is no application fee.
A separate application for each discipline has to be submitted in case a candidate wants to apply for more than one discipline.

Start-Early PhD Fellowship for B.Tech students  This full-time residential fellowship provides an exciting opportunity for eligible B.Tech students to gain early admission into the direct PhD programme at IIT-Gandhinagar. The goal of this highly competitive PhD fellowship is to build a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines to undertake research relevant to the advancement of science, technology, and society.

Eligibility: B.Tech/MSc graduates of IIT with CPI of not less than 6.0 and top 3 rankers in B.Tech programme in any discipline of all NITs and selected engineering colleges are eligible (regardless of GATE qualification) to early admission in our direct PhD programme. These candidates upon their selection will be admitted as the fulltime residential researcher (RR) PhD program. 

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Important Dates:
Last date for receipt of application form: 05 September, 2012 (Wednesday)
Web announcement of short-listed candidates for interview: 15 September, 2012 (Saturday)
Test/interview for PhD admissions:  3rd or 4th week of September


All communications regarding PhD Admission are to be addressed to:
Assistant Registrar (Academics)
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
VGEC Campus, Chandkheda,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India - 382424
Email: [email protected]

Rolling Admissions:
Applications from prospective candidates are invited throughout the year. Based on the qualifications of the candidates and the need of the discipline concerned, applications received will be processed through duly constituted selection committees at regular intervals.

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India – 382424

Phone: (079) 23972583
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.iitgn.ac.in/phd.htm

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