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Job DescriptionLast Date 15 May 19

Admission to Ph.D Programmes – July 2019

IIITDM Kancheepuram located at outskirts of Chennai offers Undergraduate, Dual Degree, Post Graduate and Research programmes. IIITDM invites online applications for admission to Ph.D programmes for JUL 2019 session in the following disciplines.

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engg. (Including Electrical Engg.)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mathematics & Physics


Direct PhD (for applicants having UG degree) :-  Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to Ph.D. Programme as a regular full time scholar subject to the following conditions:  A B.Tech degree holder from IIT with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 on a 10 point scale or with a valid GATE score.  A Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering/Technology from any other University should be among the top 10 rank holders in the University and having a valid GATE score. A Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering/Technology from a reputed R & D organization with excellent research record.

For applicants holding PG degree :-  a) Candidates with a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology (ME/MTech/M Des) or a Master of Science (MS) degree by Research in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record. (Refer to sec 5) b) Candidates with Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and of exceptional merit where eligible, for the relevant Engineering discipline and with a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration.

For candidates under NHTRA category (without stipend) :-  The minimum educational qualifications are the same as prescribed for Regular (full time) category in 4.1 & 4.2 for admission to the Ph.D. Programme in the respective categories.

Admission with Financial Assistance (HTRA):

The scholars admitted to the Ph.D. programmes under the regular-HTRA scheme (Full time) are eligible for the Half-time Teaching/Research Assistantship (HTRA) under the following regulations: (a) The scholars should work for at least 8 hours per week to earn this assistantship. (b) Renewal of assistantship every semester will be contingent on enrolment, satisfactory progress in research work and good performance during the preceding semester in the discharge of responsibility as teaching / research assistant.

1st & 2nd Year: Rs.31,000/-

3rd to 5th year: Rs.35000*/- (*The fellowship in the slab after completion of two years, an external assessment by the Institute for up gradation).

Selection Procedure: Eligible candidates possessing the minimum educational qualifications (as given in Section 4) and satisfying additional and stiffer criteria set by the institute from time to time will be called for test/ interview.

Application Fee:

GN/OBC-NC Male candidates: Rs.250/-

GN/OBC-NC Female candidates/SC/ST and PwD candidates : Rs.125/-

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How to apply

Last date for online application: 15.05.2019. 

Company Description
Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing Kancheepuram (IIITDM Kancheepuram) is a Centre of Excellence for technical education and research established in 2007 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India to pursue design and manufacturing oriented engineering education and research and to promote the competitive advantage of Indian products in global markets.
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