INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Indian Institue of Technology Roorkee (Formerly University of
Roorkee), a premier Institute of Science and Technology, has a distinguished
tradition of excellence spanning over 160 years, The Departments / Centres of
the Institute are engaged in teaching, research and consultancy in the field of
Engineering, Technology, Science and Management, The Institute offers 22
Undergraduate Courses including IDD and Integrated M,Tech, in Engineering &
Architecture and 51 Postgraduate Courses in Engineering, Architecture, Science,
Technology and Business Administration, The Institute has been placed at the top
in the country in coveted sector employment in Science and Technology,
Applications are invited for admission to full time/part time
Ph,D, Programmes in the following departments/centres:
Alternate Hydro-Energy Centre , Architecture and Planning ,
Biotechnology , Chemical Engineering , Chemistry, Civil Engineering , Earthquake
Engineering , Earth Sciences , Electrical Engineering , Electronics & Computer
Engg, , Humanities and Social Sciences , Hydrology , Management Studies ,
Mathematics , Mechanical & Industrial Engineering , Metallurgical & Materials
Engineering , Physics , Paper Technology , Water Resources Development &
CENTRES OF EXECELLENCE:
Centre for Transportation Systems(CTRANS)
Centre for Disaster Mitigation
Centre for Nanotechnology.
(I) Full-time Research student/Candidate
Research student/Candidate getting Institute MHRD
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.)
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
NE year experience with the sponsoring agency.
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.
II) Part-time Research Student/ Candidate:
Research student/Candidate working as a regular employee
in the Institute
Research student / Candidate working regularly full-time
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.
The research student / candidate working in a project
will be given full time status, provided his research for Ph.D. is related
to the project as certified by the SRC. However, part time research
student/candidate may be given full time status when the project tenure is
1. An applicant belonging to the above admission categories
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 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
2. The admission eligibility requirements may be relaxed to
5.5 on a 10 point scale or equivalent, or to 55% marks to the following
a. SC/ST candidates with Master’s degree.
b. Any category of PD (Persons with disabilities)
Candidate holding B.Tech. degree or equivalent degree.
c. Academic staff of the Institute who has an experience
of more than 5 years.
Eligibility for Part-time Ph.D.
- The applicant possesses the minimum entry qualifications for the degree
as given in admission eligibility point 1;
- The applicant proves that his official duties permit him to devote
sufficient time to research;
- He / She will be required to reside at the Institute for a period of not
less than 6 months during his/her registration for the degree. (This
condition of minimum residence period will be automatically waived for
candidates who are working in Roorkee or in Organizations / institutions
located within a distance of 100 km from the Institute).
- The facility of part time registration will also be available to all
employees of the IIT Roorkee or candidates working in organizations having
MoU with IITR or organizations approved by IIT Roorkee as Research
Centres. Such applicants are exempted from the requirement of having valid
- The applicants must have been in continuous service with the sponsoring
organization for at least two years at the time of submitting the
application form for admission.
- The candidates working in Institute/University awarding Ph.D. degree
itself are not eligible for admission as part-time candidate.
- Employee seeking admission to the Ph.D. programme with minimum of two
years service in an organization or confirmed regular employee may obtain
andsubmit ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the employer to the effect that
the duties allotted by the employer will allow the required time for this
HOW TO APPLY
The candidate is required to download Bank Challan Proforma
alongwith aplication 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.
Last Date: 18 OCTOBER 2011
Courtesy : iitr.ernet.in