(Admission) Admission to the Ph.D. Programme at IIT Rajasthan - December 2010

IIT Rajasthan

Admission to the Ph.D. Programme at various Centres of Excellence of IIT Rajasthan

IIT Rajasthan is committed to develop state of the art, research-led and multidisciplinary centres of  excellence where scholars from different disciplines will carry forward productive research on emerging and important technological, scientific and social issues that characterize the challenges faced by the contemporary world. Teaching and research activities of the institute especially for Postgraduate and PhD Programmes are structured around various Centres of Excellence (CoEs) of the Institute. Each of the CoE will include participation in selected domains from renowned academic and research institutions or industry from within India and abroad, so as to carry out their research work in frontier areas. 

Centres of Excellence in Information and Communication Technology & Energy are being established in the first phase. These CoE with their multidisciplinary ethos, diversity and multicultural work environment aim at transforming students into truly professional global citizens,  competent to address the challenges being faced by the Nation and the society at large. 

Applications for admission to the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Programme of the two Centres of Excellence are invited from the eligible candidates who have completed the prescribed  qualifying degree (Refer Section: Minimum Educational Qualifications). The applications are  accepted throughout the year. The candidates who are in the final semester of qualifying degree also can apply for provisional admission.

Students admitted to the Ph.D. programme will have opportunity of interdisciplinary research within the  scope of on thematic area(s) identified by the respective CoE. Thus scholars have a unique option to  carry out research even beyond their basic disciplines/expertise in the qualifying degree. 

Preference will be given to applicants whose academic background and credentials strongly exhibit the  potentials to carry out application based research in matching themes of the centres of excellence.  Prospective scholars, before applying, must go through the theme areas of research of centres of  excellence given at the end of this advertisement.

Schedule of Ph.D. Admissions:

Applications received will be processed regularly as per the following schedules for selection and admissions.

Applications Received during the Period Processing of Applications Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates for the Selection Process of Admission Selection Process of Admission (Written Test and Interview) Declaration of Selected Candidates for Admission Admitted to Ph.D. Programme Registration for Course Work for Ph.D. Programme
February 1st to April 30th May Third week of May June Maximum of 10 days time from the date of Interview Around June 25th July Session of the Academic Year
May 1st  to  July 31st August Third week of August September Maximum of 10 days time from the date of Interview Around September 25th December Session the Academic Year
August 1st to  October 31st* November Third week of November December Maximum of 10 days time from the date of Interview Around December 25th December Session of the Academic Year
November 1st  to  January 31st February Third week of February March Maximum of 10 days time from the date of Interview Around March 25th July Session of the Academic Year

Note: For the exact dates and time-to-time announcements related to Ph.D. admissions, Please check this website regularly.
*For December 2010 admission, the completed application forms should reach before November 15, 2010.

Applications and Submissions:

Prescribed application form can be downloaded here - (DOC format, PDF format).

The completed application along with the processing fee of Rs.300/- for General/ OBC candidates  and Rs.150/- for SC/ ST / Physically Challenged candidates in the form of demand draft drawn in  favour of “Director, IIT Rajasthan” payable at Jodhpur should be sent to the following address:

Ph.D. Admissions
Indian Institute of Technology Rajasthan
MBM Engineering College Campus
Jodhpur – 342 011

Phone: +91 (291) 2449 001, Fax: +91 (291) 251 6823
Website: http://www.iitk.ac.in/iitj


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