(Admission) Ph.D. Programme at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee: 2011

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

About the Collage:

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is the latest member of the IIT family and has its roots in the Roorkee College established in 1847 as the first engineering college in India, which was soon rechristened as Thomason College of Civil Engineering in 1854 after its greatest mentor James Thomason. After about 100 years of distinguished services, the college was elevated to University of Roorkee as the first Engineering University of independent India on November 25, 1949. It has now 22 academic departments/centres offering 11 undergraduate courses in engineering and architecture, 5 dual degree programmes and 6 Integrated Dual Degree courses in M.Sc./Engineering and over 51 postgraduate courses in engineering, architecture, sciences, computer applications and business administration besides research programmes at doctoral level. It has three campuses main campus at Roorkee and other two at Saharanpur & Greater Noida.

About the Course:

Course Name: Ph.D. Programme

  • Alternate Hydro-Energy Centre
  • Architecture and Planning
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering.
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Hydrology
  • Management Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Physics
  • Paper Technology
  • Water Resources Development and Management

Admissions Categories:

The applicant for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall be classified under any one of the following categories which will be decided and recommended by DRC/CRC.

1. Full-time Research student/Candidate:

  1. Research student/Candidate getting Institute MHRD  assistantship.
  2. Research student/Candidate including foreign nationals getting financial support from Govt. / Semi Govt. agencies (QIP, CSIR, UGC, DAE, DST, DBT, NBHM, JEST, ICCR, NDF, etc.)
  3. Research student/Candidate including foreign nationals supported by a sponsoring organization, the applicant (Sponsored Research Student/ Candidate) having TWO years experience out of which at least ONE year experience with the sponsoring agency.
  4. Self Financed Research student/Candidate —Indian: This category refers to persons with experience and with good track record to join the doctoral programme. They will be admitted along with the regular research students through the usual admission procedure.—Foreign: Admission of Foreign nationals to Ph.D. programme will be made as per policy and direction of the Govt. of India from time to time —Study Leave: This category refers to persons who are released from governmental or educational institutions on study leave for a period of not less than three years for pursuing Ph.D. programme. They will be admitted along with the regular research students through the usual admission procedure.Research student / Candidate regularly working full time in an R & D project at IITR. His Ph.D. topic is in confirmation to the project as certified by the SRC.

 2. Part-time Research Student/ Candidate:

  • Research student/Candidate working as a regular employee in the Institute
  • Research student / Candidate working regularly fulltime in an R&D project in the institute. The project must have tenure of at least next 2 years.
  • Research student / Candidate working in other organizations / institutes, approved by IIT Roorkee as Research Centre or having MoU for research purposes.

Admissions Eligibility:

An applicant belonging to the above admission categories in 6 should possess the following qualifications in appropriate areas to be eligible to apply for admission for the Ph.D. programme of the Institute.

  • Masters degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Urban & Rural Planning / Pharmacy / Computer Applications of 3 years duration after graduation in respective discipline or equivalent with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or equivalent as determined by the Institute wherever letter grades are awarded; or 60% marks in aggregate (of all the years/semesters) where marks are awarded. OR

  • Masters degree in Sciences/Humanities & Social Sciences/ Management in respective discipline or equivalent with a valid NET (CSIR/UGC)/NET (LS) or valid GATE or valid GPAT score and minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or equivalent as determined by the Institute where letter grades are awarded; or 60% marks where marks are awarded. OR

  • B.Tech. / B.Arch. degree or equivalent in respective discipline with excellent academic record (with a minimum CGPA of 7.0 on a 10 point scale or equivalent or 70% marks) and in possession of a valid GATE score.

How To Apply:

  • To apply the candidates are required to download Bank Challan Performa along with application form from www.iitr.ernet.in admissions and then deposit the requisite fee of Rs. 200/- in any branch of Punjab National Bank throughout the country. The Bank Challan will be printed in triplicate. It is only available on Institute website and pay the fees through it. Bank will retain a copy and will return two copies to you. In those two copies, retain the Candidate’s copy with you and attach the  IITR’s copy with the application form. OR

  • In case Punjab National Bank Branch is not available at his/her place or nearby place, then send the demand draft of Rs.200/- in favour of Chairman PG Admission, IIT Roorkee payable at Roorkee. The completed application form should be sent to Chairman, PG Admission, IIT Roorkee in A4 size envelop only.

Important Dates:

Last Date For Receipt of Completed Application Form is October 18, 2011

Courtesy: iitr.ernet.in