(Admission) NIT Calicut : Ph.D. Programmes Session Year 2011-12

NIT Calicut

National Institute of Technology Calicut (NITC) is one of the premier national institutions for technical education in India. This was formerly known as Calicut Regional Engineering College. NITC is a technical institution of national importance set up by an Act of parliament (Act 29 of 2007) namely, the National Institute of Technology Act 2007, which received the assent of the President of India on 5th June, 2007. The provisions of the Act have come into force with effect from 15th August, 2007 as per Notification S.O.1384 (E) dated 9th August, 2007 of the MHRD (Dept. of Higher Education), New Delhi. As per the  provision of the said Act, this Institution runs on non profitable basis. NITC offers academic programmes leading to B.Tech., B. Arch., M.Tech., MCA, M.Sc(Tech)., MBA and Ph.D. degrees in the appropriate disciplines. NITC has well-qualified faculty strength of 179 and dedicated support staff of about 228. Apart from teaching, NITC is engaged in a wide spectrum of activities covering research and development, industrial consultancy, continuing education and faculty & staff development.

Ph.D. Programmes

Admission to the Ph.D. programmes will be in the following schemes:

  • Full-time (FT)
  • Part-time (PT)
  • Internal (IN)
  • External (EX).

Eligibility:

The candidates for Ph.D. Programmes may be offered admission, based on certain minimum academic requirements to be satisfied by the candidates as given below:

  • Faculty of Engineering: M.Tech. Degree in Engineering/Technology in the appropriate branch of study with first class or minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) [For SC/ST candidates, the minimum mark is 50% (CGPA 5.5/10)].
  • Faculty of Architecture: Master’s degree in Architecture/Design/Planning/Engineering/Technology or its equivalent with first class or minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) [For SC/ST candidates, the minimum mark is 50% (CGPA 5.5/10)].
  • Faculty of Nanoscience & Technology M.Tech. Degree in any discipline of Engineering/Technology/Nanoscience & Technology with first class or minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) [For SC/ST candidates, the minimum mark is 50% (CGPA 5.5/10)].
  • Master’s degree in Chemistry/Physics/Life science/Nanoscience and Technology with first class or minimum 60 % marks (CGPA 6.5/10) or equivalent, [for SC/ST candidates, the minimum mark is 50% (CGPA 5.5/10)] and a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET/KCSTE fellowship in the relevant area, tenable from the current year.
  • Candidates applying for External and Part-time scheme of registration do not require GATE score or UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET/KSCTE fellowship.
  • Faculty of Biotechnology M.Tech. Degree in Biotechnology/Life Science with first class or minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) [For SC/ST candidates, the minimum mark is 50% (CGPA 5.5/10)].
  • Master’s degree in Life science with first class or minimum 60 % marks (CGPA 6.5/10) or equivalent, [for SC/ST candidates, the minimum mark is 50% (CGPA 5.5/10)] and a valid GATE score or fellowships such as UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET/KCSTE in the relevant area, tenable from the current year.
  • Candidates applying for External and Part-time scheme of registration do not require GATE score or fellowships such as UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET/KCSTE etc.
  • Faculty of Science (Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics)  Master’s degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Chemistry/Physics/Electronics/Computer Science
    &Applications/ Nano Science & Technology/ Material Science/ Photonics OR M.Tech in relevant disciplines related to the major areas of research available in the department with first or minimum 60%  marks (CGPA 6.5/10) or equivalent, (for SC/ST candidates, the minimum mark is 50% (CGPA 5.5/10)] anda valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET/JEST/KCSTE fellowship in the relevant areas tenable  from the current year.
  • Candidates applying for External and Part-time scheme of registration do not require GATE score or UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET/JEST/KCSTE fellowship.
  • Faculty of Management Studies Post graduate degree in relevant area with a minimum of first class or equivalent grade from an institution recognized by UGC/AICTE. [For SC/ST candidates the minimum shall be a second class or equivalent grade). In addition, the candidates should have a valid UGC/NET/CSIR/JRF fellowship in the relevant areas tenable from the current year.
  • Candidates who have master’s degree in engineering and technology with GATE score, OR applying for internal/external/part-time scheme of registration, OR have managerial experience for not less than five years do not require UGC/NET/CSIR/JRF fellowship.
     

Age Limit: The maximum age for admission to Ph.D. Programme is 50 years

Application Fees:

Demand Draft towards application fee (Rs.600/- for Open and OBC candidates, Rs.300/- for SC/ST candidates) drawn in favour of “Director NIT Calicut” payable at State Bank of India, NIT Calicut Branch (Code No. 2207) is to be enclosed.

How to Apply

  • Apply online. The instructions for online submission of application are available in the admission webpage.
  • Before you start filling-in the online application form, keep the following documents ready with you
  • 10th class certificate Mark list of the under graduate and post graduate degree course and diploma (for lateral entry candidate)
  • The online application form is best viewed with Internet Explorer 6 or higher. On submission of online application, a printout of the application has to be taken. To view ‘the application to be printed’, you require an Adobe Acrobat Reader 6 or higher.
  • Candidates applying for admission to different departments / schools will have to write the corresponding codes in the appropriate columns in the Application Form. If a candidate is applying for more than one department/school, submit separate application.
  • A passport size photograph taken not earlier than 3 months is to be affixed on the Application Form. The photo in the application should be self-attested. Additional six copies of the same photograph and one stamp size photograph should be produced at the time of counselling/admission.

Important Date

  • Last Date for Receipt of Completed Applications : 08.11.2011
  • Test / Interview:  28.11.2011 to 02.12.2011
  • Date of Admission and Reporting for the Programme : 21.12.2011
  • Registration: 26.12.2011
  • Commencement of Classes : 28.12.2011

Contact Details

Chairperson – P.G. Admissions
National Institute of Technology Calicut
NIT Campus P.O. Calicut 673 601
Kerala, India

Website: http://www.nitc.ac.in

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