Eligibility Requirements for Ph.D Programme

The applicant must have a master’s degree in engineering with marks/CPI not below 65% marks (or CPI of 6.5 on a 10-point scale) or the minimum pass marks (or CPI) whichever is greater. Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes who have a master’s degree in engineering are eligible to apply irrespective of the marks/CPI. Candidates with a bachelor’s degree in engineering with marks/CPI not below 75% marks (or CPI of 7.5 on a 10-point scale), or a master’s degree in science or an allied area, satisfying each of the following criteria may be considered for admission into the Ph.D. programme:

  • A minimum of 65 percent marks/6.5 CPI in the master’s degree
  • First division in bachelor’s degree
  • JRF/95 percentile or higher in GATE. However, a valid GATE score is needed for the candidates with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, if they have not graduated from a CFTI (centrally funded technical institute).
  • M.Tech./M.E. degree in Civil/Mining/Electrical/Computer Science/Electronics Engineering/Information Technology, or M.Tech./M.Sc. degree in Earth Science streams/Geography/Physics/Mathematics/ Environmental Sciences. Candidates with M.Sc. degree must have mathematics as one of the subjects at B.Sc. level.

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