Applications are invited for phd in Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi MS PhD Course 2017


Applications are open for admission to full time and part time Master of Science (M.S by Research) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program offered in various specializations at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi for the session 2017-18 (Second Semester)


PhD Departments: Appl. Mechanical; Biochemistry Engineering & Biotech., Chemistry Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Comp. Sci. & Engineering, Electronics, Engineering, Humanities & Soc. Sci., Management St., Maths, Mech. Engineering, Physics, Text. Technology
Centre’s: Appl. Res. in Electronics, Atmospheric Sci., Biomed. Engg., Energy Studies, Ind. Tribology Machine Dynamics & Maint. Engg., Instr. Design & Dev., Polymer Sciences & Engg., Rural Dev. & Tech

Schools: Amar Nath and Shashi Khosla School of Information Technology, Bharti School of Telecommunication Tech. and Mgmt., Kusuma School of Biological Sciences, NRCVEE


Interdisciplinary Research Program: Transportation Research & Injury Prevention Program

2. M. S. (Res.): (1) Appl. Mech. (2) Chem. Engineering (3) Civil Engineering (4) Comp. Science & Engineering (5) Elect. Engineering (6) Mech. Engineering (7) Amar Nath and Shashi Khosla School of Information Tech. (8) Bharti School of Telecommunication Tech. & Management (9) Kusuma School of Biological Sciences

Note: Admission to PhD & MS (R) can be on full time and Part-time basis



Candidates should have a CGPA of 6.75 for General/OBC (6.25 for SC/ST/PH) on a 10-point scale or equivalent or 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/ PH) in aggregate (of all the years/semesters of the qualifying exam)

A relaxation in CGPA/marks to 6.25 (55%) is also available to those with M.A. Degree in English, for admission to PhD in English

For admission to Ph.D./M.S. (R) Program, the GATE Score of a candidate wherever required should not be lower than the minimum prescribed viz. 300 for General/OBC and 200 for SC/ST/ PH candidates

For sponsored/part-time candidates the minimum experience (Full Time) after B.Tech/M.Sc. /M.A. or equivalent required as on 01st Jan 2018 is 2 years for PhD and 1 year for M.S. (R)
(For details, please refer to information brochure)

Note: (i) In respect of MA, M.Sc. and /or B. Tech with 8.0 or above CGPA from IITs, qualification of a national exam waived off and (ii) students from CFTIs having CPI 7.00 (at 10.00 scale) at the end of 3rd year are also eligible with assistantship without qualifying GATE


Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected on the basis of test/ interviews conducted by the institute


Financial Assistance

For PhD Program: Candidates will receive Rs. 25000/- p.m. for the first 2 years of registration (JRF) and Rs.28, 000/- p.m. for the next 3 years of registration (SRF)


For M.S Program: Students admitted to M.S (Research) programs on full-time basis are considered for the award of Teaching Assistantship under which they will be paid Rs.12,400/- per month and would be required to provide assistance of 8 hours/week to the Department/Centre/School


Reservation of Seats
a) 15% seats are reserved for SC/ST 7.5% for ST candidates

b) 27% seats are reserved for Non-Creamy layer OBC candidates. All candidates applying for admission under this category should produce the OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate applicable for OBC’s in the Central list at the time of interview

c) 3% seats are reserved for the physically handicapped persons in the Postgraduate Courses and PhD Program

All shortlisted candidates applying for admission under the reserved categories are required to produce the relevant certificate at the time of interview



Candidates can apply online

Submission of Application is only through online procedure. Candidates are NOT required to send hard copy of the application form and bank Challan

Online submission of application form may be made by accessing the Institute website

Candidates belonging to General/OBC category are required to pay for each application form a fee of Rs.200/- and the candidates belonging to SC/ST/PH categories are required to pay Rs.50/-.

The bank charges will be borne by the candidate. For payment of application fee the candidate will use “State Bank Collect” utility of State Bank of India


Refund of Fees

The whole amount of fees/other charges deposited by the selected candidates will be refundable after deduction of Rs.1000/- if the selected candidate does not join the program after paying the dues and leaves the Institute by applying for refund on or before the date of registration

For refund of fees and/or security deposit the student must apply on the prescribed form available from the P.G. Section, IIT Delhi or the Institute Website


Important Dates


Last Date for Submission of Online Application & Application Fee: 30th October 2017


For more details visit the website:


IIT New Delhi

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT), New Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016, Website: