Post-Graduate Admission

 Eligibility Requirements:

a) The eligibility conditions given below are the absolute minimum. Departments may stipulate other requirements over and above these.
b) The specified minimum marks/CPI (Cumulative Performance Index), referred to in subsequent sections, implies a minimum of 55 percent marks /5.5 (on a 10 point scale) as long as it is not less than the minimum pass marks/CPI; otherwise, the specified minimum marks/CPI implies the minimum pass marks/CPI.
c) Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes who have passed the basic qualifying degree are eligible to apply irrespective of the marks/CPI and will be considered for admission.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

  

Program

Offered by the department

Qualification Criteria

Ph.D. in Engineering

Aerospace Engineering, Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial & Management Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Materials Science (Interdisciplinary Programme), Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering and Technology, Photonics Science & Engineering (Interdisciplinary Programme)

(i) A master's degree in engineering with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.

or

a bachelor's degree in engineering or science (4-year programme) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI and a valid GATE score (the requirement of GATE score is waived for candidates with bachelor's degree in engineering from the centrally funded technical institutes (CFTIs)).

or

a master's degree in science or an allied area while satisfying each of the following three criteria:
(a) a minimum of 65 percent marks/6.5 CPI in the master's degree,
(b) first division in bachelor's degree, and
(c) JRF/95 percentile or higher in GATE score.

For admission into Ph.D. in Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, applicants having master's degree in pharmacy/medicine/veterinary science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum, or bachelor's degree in pharmacy/medicine/veterinary science with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI, may also be considered.

For admission into Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, applicants with master in computer applications while satisfying each of the above criteria in (a), (b) and (c) may also be considered.

(ii) A valid GATE score is required for the candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Design/Architecture, except in the case of candidates with bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the centrally funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). The candidates with master’s degree in science must either have a valid GATE score or must have qualified for/in JRF/NET.

Ph.D. in Sciences

Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Economic Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics

(i) A master's degree in the relevant subject or a bachelor's degree in engineering or science (4-year programme) with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.

(ii) The candidate either must have a valid GATE score or must have qualified JRF. In addition to GATE/JRF, a valid JEST score is also an eligibility criterion for applying to the Ph.D programme in Physics. The requirement of GATE/JRF/JEST is waived for candidates having a master's degree in science from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0.

(iii) For Economic Sciences:
(a) The candidate must have a master's degree in economics or a bachelor's degree in engineering or sciences (4 year programme) or a master's degree in sciences or in an allied field of economics with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.

(b) The candidate must either have a valid GATE score or must have qualified JRF/NET. The requirement of GATE/JRF/NET is waived for candidates having a master's degree in sciences/arts from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0.

Ph.D. in Cognitive Science

Cognitive Science

Applicants must have a MA/M.Sc/M.Phil/MS/equivalent degree (Cog. Sc./ Psychology/ Linguistics/Philosophy/ Anthropology/ Phy/ Chem/ Math/ Stat/ Biosciences/ related disciplines) with a minimum of 60%/6.0 marks/CPI in the qualifying degree. Applicants should have a valid score/qualification in GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/ COGJET/ other equivalent exam. Applicants from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0 are exempted from the GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET requirement. Applicants with M. Sc. in Cognitive Science are also exempted from the GATE/CSIR/JRF/NET requirement.

or
M.Tech/ME/MD (any branch) with a minimum of 60%/6.0 marks/CPI in the qualifying degree.

or
B.Tech/BE (any branch), BS 4-year program (Physics/ Chem/ Math/ Stat/Biosciences/ related sciences), MBBS. Applicant must have a minimum of 75%/7.5 marks/CPI in the qualifying degree. Should have a valid score/qualification in GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/ COGJET/ other equivalent exam. Applicants from CFTIs (centrally funded technical institutions) with a minimum CPI of 7.5 and those with an MBBS degree are exempted from the GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/NET requirement.

Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS)

Humanities and Social Sciences [English (Literature, Linguistics & ELT), Fine Arts, Philosophy, Psychology & Sociology]

(i) A master's degree in the relevant subject or a bachelor's degree in engineering or science (4-year programme) or a master's degree in sciences or in an allied field of HSS with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.

(ii)The candidate either must have a valid GATE score or must have qualified JRF/NET. The requirement of GATE/JRF/NET is waived for candidates having a master's degree in science/arts from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0.

Ph.D. in Management

Industrial & Management Engineering (all areas of Management)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(i) A master’s degree in management or relevant disciplines in engineering / technology with marks / CPI not below the specified minimum.

or

a bachelor's degree in engineering or science (4-year programme) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI.

or

a master's degree in science/arts/commerce/chartered accountancy while satisfying each of the following three criteria:
(a) a minimum of 65 percent marks/6.5 CPI in the master's degree,
(b) first division in bachelor's degree, and
(c) JRF/95 percentile or higher in GATE/CAT/GMAT/NET or any other national level examination.

(ii) A valid GATE score is required for the candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, except in the case of candidates with bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the centrally funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). The candidates with master’s degree in science/arts/commerce must either have a valid GATE/CAT/GMAT score or must have qualified for/in JRF/NET.

Ph.D. in Design

Design Programme

(i) A master's degree in engineering/design with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.

or

a bachelor's degree in engineering/design(4-year)/architecture or science (4-year programme) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI and a valid GATE/CEED score (the requirement of GATE/CEED score is waived for candidates with bachelor's degree in engineering from the centrally funded technical institutes (CFTIs)).

or

a master's degree in science or an allied area while satisfying each of the following three criteria:
(a) a minimum of 65 percent marks/6.5 CPI in the master's degree,
(b) first division in bachelor's degree, and
(c) JRF/95 percentile or higher in GATE/CEED.


(ii) A valid GATE/CEED score is required for the candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Design/Architecture, except in the case of candidates with bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the centrally funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs).

Master of Technology (M. Tech.)

Aerospace Engineering, Biological Sciences & Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Earth Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Industrial & Management Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Materials Science (Interdisciplinary Programme), Mechanical Engineering, Photonics Science & Engineering (Interdisciplinary Programme).

(i) A bachelor's degree in engineering or science (4-year programme) or a master's degree in science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.

(ii) A valid GATE score is required for admission to the M.Tech. programme in the case of regular (non-sponsored) candidates. The requirement of GATE score is waived off for the candidates with the B.Tech/B.S (Four Year) degree from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B.Tech/B.S (Four Year).

Master of Design (M. Des.)

Design Programme (Interdisciplinary Programme)

(i) A bachelor’s degree in Engineering or science (4-year programme), Design or Architecture with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum. Candidates holding degrees in Fine Arts or Interior Design are not eligible to apply.

(ii) A valid GATE/CEED score is required for admission to the M.Des. programme in the case of regular (non-sponsored) candidates. The requirement of GATE score is waived off for the candidates with B.Tech. graduates from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B.Tech.

MS (By Research)

Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Cognitive Science (Interdisciplinary Programme), Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Photonics Science & Engineering (Interdisciplinary Programme)

(i) MS (By Research) 2-year Programme: For Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering and Photonics Science & Engineering:
Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or science (4-year programme) or a Master's degree in science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.


For Electrical Engineering & Mechanical Engineering:

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree in Engineering or science (4-year programme) with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.


For Cognitive Science:

Applicants must have a: (i) B.Tech/BE (any branch), BS 4-year program (Physics/ Chem/ Math/ Stat/Biosciences/ related sciences), MBBS. An applicant must have a minimum of 60%/6.0 marks/CPI in the qualifying degree. All regular applicants must have a valid score/qualification in GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/ COGJET/ other equivalent exam. Applicants with B.Tech from IITs with an overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years and those with an MBBS degree are exempted from the GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET requirement; or, (ii) MA/M.Sc/equivalent degree (Psychology/ Linguistics/ Philosophy/ Anthropology/ Phy/ Chem/Math/ Stat/ Biosciences/ CS/ related disciplines) with a minimum of 60%/6.0 marks/CPI in the qualifying degree. An applicant must have a valid score/qualification in GATE/CSIR/ JRF/ NET/ COGJET/ other equivalent exam. Applicants from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0 and those with an MBBS degree are exempted from the GATE/ CSIR/JRF/ NET requirement.


MS (By Research) 3-year Programme: For Computer Science & Engineering and Photonics Science & Engineering:

Applicants with B.Sc. (3-year) or equivalent with a minimum of 75%/7.5 marks/CPI may also be considered.


For Cognitive Science:

Applicants with 3-year BA/B.Sc/equivalent degree in (Psychology/ Linguistics/ Philosophy/ Anthropology/ Phy/Chem/ Math/ Stat/ Biosciences/ CS/ related disciplines) with a minimum of 60%/6.0 marks/CPI in the qualifying degree may also be considered.


(ii)
A valid GATE (GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/ COGJET/ other equivalent exam in case of Cognitive Science programme) score is required for admission to the MS (Research) programme in the case of regular candidates (non-sponsored/non-project candidates). The requirement of GATE (GATE/ CSIR/ JRF/ NET/ COGJET/ other equivalent exam in case of Cognitive Science programme) score is waived for the B.Tech/B.S (Four Years) graduates from IITs with a minimum overall CPI of 6.5 and a minimum CPI of 8.0 in the last two years in B.Tech/B.S (Four Year).

 Financial Assistanships:

Financial support (in the form of Institute Assistantship) is available to the regular (non-sponsored) students of MTech/MDes/MS (By Research) and PhD Programmes.

The student is expected to carry out the assigned duties during the programme. The MTech/MS (By Research) students are currently entitled to a monthly stipend of Rs.12,400/- for 8 hours of work per week. For PhD students the corresponding financial support amounts to Rs.31,000/- for the first two years, and thereafter, it is raised to Rs.35,000/- for another three years.

Students may also avail financial assistantship from external funding agencies (such as UGC/CSIR/NBHM/INSPIRE etc.).

In addition to the above, several attractive fellowships from Industry/DAE are also available.