IIT Kanpur PhD M.Tech and MS Research Programs 2018

IIT Kanpur Admissions 2018 | PhD Admission | M.Tech Admission | MS Research Programs

Indian Institute of Technology – IIT Kanpur has released admission to PhD, M.Tech and MS Research Programs for 2018 sessions. Here you can check out eligibility, application form, application dates and more details.

Details of Research Programs

Research programs available for 2018-II semester.

PhD (Engineering): Aerospace Engineering, Biological Sciences & Bio-Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial & Management Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering, Materials Science (Interdisciplinary Program), Mechanical Engineering.

PhD (Sciences): Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics.

PhD (Humanities & Social Sciences): English (Literature, Linguistics & ELT), Fine Arts, Psychology, Sociology.

PhD (Management): All areas of Management.

M.Tech.: Electrical Engineering (Power Engineering, Control and Automation), Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering (Robotics & Automation, Manufacturing Science).

MS (Research): Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering.

PhD Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility conditions given below are the absolute minimum. Departments may prescribe specific requirements over and above these conditions.

PhD in Engineering: Applicants must have 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 program) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI 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 Bio-Engineering, 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 the master in computer applications while satisfying each of the above criteria in (a), (b) and (c)may also be considered.

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

PhD in Sciences: Applicants must have a master’s degree in the relevant subject or a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or science (4-year program) with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.

Applicant either must have a valid GATE score or must have qualified for JRF. The requirement of GATE/JRF is waived for applicants having a master’s degree in science from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0.

PhD in Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS): Applicants must have a master’s degree in the relevant subject or a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or science (4-year program) or a master’s degree in sciences or in an allied field of HSS with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.

The applicant either must have a valid GATE score or must have qualified for/in JRF/NET. The requirement of GATE/JRF/NET is waived for applicants having a master’s degree in science/arts from IITs with a minimum CPI of 8.0.

PhD in Management: The applicant must have 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 program) 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

A valid GATE score is required for the applicants with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, except in the case of applicants with bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs). The applicants 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.

M.Tech Program

The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree in engineering or science (4-year program) or a master’s degree in science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.

A valid GATE score is required for admission to the M.Tech program in the case of regular (non-sponsored) applicants. The requirement of GATE score is waived off for the B.Tech/B.S (Four Year) 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).

MS (Research) Program

For Computer Science and Engineering: Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or science (4-year program) or a Master’s degree in science with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum. For admission to MS (Research) program in Computer Science & Engineering, applicants with B.Sc. (3-year) or equivalent with a minimum of 75% marks/7.5 CPI may also be considered.

For Electrical Engineering: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or science (4-year program) with marks / CPI not below the specified minimum.

A valid GATE score is required for admission to the MS (Research) program in the case of regular applicants (non-sponsored/non-project applicants). The requirement of GATE score is waived for the B.Tech/B.S (Four Year) 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).

Reservations

Reservation shall apply as per Govt. of India rules.

Financial Aids

Financial Aid (Research/ Project/ Assistantships/ Fellowships/ Scholarships) are available to M.Tech & Ph. D Students. Some MS (Research) students may also be provided financial aid. Several attractive Fellowships from Industries/ Department of Atomic Energy (DAE/DST/INSPIRE/DElT) are also available.

IIT Kanpur Application Form

Applicants can apply online only http://www.iitk.ac.in/doaa/pgadmission.html.

The Application Fee is Rs.400/- for General and OBC applicants and Rs.200/- for SC/ST and all PwD applicants. The fee must be paid online through debit card or credit card or internet banking available at payment gateways provided in the online application portal.

Application Dates

Last Date for Online Submission of completed Application Form: 15th March to 04th April 2018

Session Commencing from: July 2018

IIT Kanpur PhD M.Tech and MS Research Programs 2018
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