PhD Admission 2016 at National Institute of Technology Puducherry
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Puducherry has invited applications for admission to full-time & part-time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program for 2016-17 sessions.
PhD Program offered under the department of Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
Duration of the Program
a) A full time applicant can submit the synopsis and thesis only after a minimum period of study of 21 and 24 months respectively from the date of registration.
b) A part time applicant can submit the synopsis and thesis only after a minimum period of study of 33 and 36 months respectively from the date of registration.
c) The maximum period to complete the program is 5 years for full time applicants and 7 years for part time. However, scholarship will be given up to 4 years for full time applicants.
Eligibility Criteria for PhD Admission 2016
For PhD in Engineering Programs: Applicants with first class bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology and master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology or a masters degree by Research (M.S By Research) in relevant Engineering/ Technology disciplines with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.5/ 10 for OC/ OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0 is the eligibility requirement for SC/ ST/ PH category.
For PhD in n Science and Humanities Programs: Applicants with first class master’s degree in Sciences/ Humanities in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.5/ 10 for OC/ OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0/ 10 for SC/ ST/ PH category is the eligibility requirement
Selection Procedure for PhD Admission 2016
Applicants are selected on the basis of GATE / NET / JRF/ SRF score will be screened by an entrance test and/ or interview.
Both fulltime and part time applicants will have a common written test. At the time of interview, applicants are expected to discuss their research interest/ area of interest.
How to Apply – PhD Admission 2016?
Applicants can download the application form from http://www.nitpy.ac.in.
The filled up application form along with self-attested photocopies of necessary documents along with a non-refundable application fee of Rs.1000/- (Rs.500/- for SC/ ST/ PH) by means of demand draft drawn in favour of “The Director, National Institute of Technology, Puducherry” payable at Karaikal should reach “The Registrar (A/c), National Institute of Technology Puducherry, Thiruvettakudy, Karaikal–609609”.
Important Dates for PhD Admission 2016
Last date for submitting filled in Application: September 15th 2016
Publication of Shortlisted Applicants: September 19th 2016
Date of Written Test/ Interview: October 01st 2016
Publication of Selected List: October 03rd 2016
Date of Admission: 13th to 17th October 2016