(Admission) IIT- MADRAS Ph.D / MS ADMISSION 2009

IIT- MADRAS Ph.D / MS ADMISSION 2009

Ph.D and MS Admissins 2009 - IIT Madras

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)Madras invites applications for admission to Ph.D and M.S programmes under regular full time [with/without Half-time Teaching/Research Assistantship (HTRA)] and part-time/external in the engineering departments of Aerospace, Applied Mechanics, Biotechnology, Chemical, Civil, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical, Engineering Design, Mechanical, Metallurgical & Materials and Ocean and in the departments of Chemistry, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management Studies, Mathematics and Physics.

Opportunities exist for candidates to do Joint Ph.D in Engineering & Sciences offered by IIT Madras & National University of Singapore. Joint Ph.D programme is also offered by IIT Madras, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Trivandrum and Christian Medical College, Vellore in the area of Biomedical Devices and Technology

Conditions of Eligibility:

Minimum Academic Qualifications Required for Admission :

1. Ph.D in Engineeing areas :

Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology (M.S/M.Tech/M.E) with first class or minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5) or equivalent. Master’s degree in Sciences (M.Sc.) with a first class or a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent ( CGPA 6.5 ) with a valid GATE score or NET (UGC / CSIR) Fellowship from the current year in relevant areas.

2. Ph.D in Science and Humanities :

Master’s degree in Sciences / Social Sciences / Commerce and Humanities subjects with a first class or a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent ( CGPA 6.5 ) with avalid GATE score or NET (UGC / CSIR) Fellowship from the current year in relevant areas. Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology / MBA of IIMS or equivalent with first class or minimum 60% marks or equivalent for certain areas.

NOTE : Candidates with background and qualifications in allied Engineering subjects other than those specifically mentioned above may also be considered for admission to Ph.D programme with the recommendation of the concerned department and with the approval of the Senate.

Admission of Graduate (B.Tech/B.E). Candidates

Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology with exceptionally good academic record in the prescribed disciplines will be considered for direct admission to Ph.D programme subject to the following conditions :

If the Candidate happens to be a B.Tech degree holder from an IIT, he/she should have qualified for the degree in the top 25% of his/her branch.

In the case of Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering or Technology from an University, he/she should have qualified for the degree among the top 10 rank holders of the University.

The Candidate must be eligible for admission to Post-graduate programme with a valid GATE score.

How to Apply?
Application and Admission Brochure may be obtained by post with a request enclosing a self-addressed envelope (26 x 18 cm) and a demand draft for Rs. 250/- (Rs. 125/- in the case of SC/ST/PD/Female candidates) drawn in favour of “IIT Madras” payable at Chennai to the Deputy Registrar (Acad.), IIT Madras, Chennai 600036 on or before 17.10..2008 by post and upto 24.10..2008 in person. Reservations are applicable to SC/ST/OBC/Persons and Disability (PD) candidates as per Govt. of India rules. The envelope must be superscribed as “Request for application for Ph.D/M.S programme”. Candidates applying for more than one department should submit a separate application for each department.

For more details, Application and Admission Brochure please visit http://www.iitm.ac.in. Candidates applying online have to send the demand draft along with a hard copy of the filled in application.

Candidates seeking admission to Biotechnology, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Departments must apply online following the instructions given therein through the respective Website and send the application to the concerned departments.

http://www.biotech.iitm.ac.in/msphd
http://www.chem.iitm.ac.in/msphd
http://www.ee.iitm.ac.in/msphd
http://www.mech.iitm.ac.in/msphd

Important Dates:
The last date to send the application through On-line is 22.10.2008
The last date for receipt of completed application is 24.10.2008