Advertisement Inviting Applications for Ph.D Programme at IIT Ropar Academic Year 2017-18 Semester - II

Research Areas and Minimum Eligibility for applying in PhD (Regular, Direct, External, Part-Time) Programmes

 and

Link(s) for applying online for Regular PhD Semester II Academic Year 2017-18

               The last date for submission of online applications for PhD program has been extended till 17-10-2017.

 

PhD in Engineering

Department

Research Areas

Minimum Eligibility

Links for Applying Online for Regular PhD

Civil Engineering

1. Geotechnical Engineering

2. Structural Engineering

3. Water Resources & Hydraulics   Engineering

4. Geomatics, Remote sensing & GIS

5. Environmental Engineering

Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering followed by a Master’s degree in an appropriate area; consistently good academic background.

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Chemical Engineering

1. Complex Fluid Dynamics

2. Catalysis

3. Chemical Reaction Engineering

4. Biophysics,

5. Renewable Energy,

6. Particulate Processing,

7. Nanoscience,

8. Process Engineering,

9. Molecular dynamics simulation

1. Master's degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master's.

 OR

 2. Master's degree in Sciences with a valid score in GATE/UGC/CSIR/NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks (or 6.5 Grade Point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) in their Master's.

OR

3. Exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD programme.

OR

A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification to apply.

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Computer Science and Engineering

1.Theoretical computer Science

2.Distributed systems and cloud computing

3. Wireless sensor networks and IoT

4. Computer architecture and Embedded Systems

5. Machine learning and AI

6. Ubiquitous Computing

7. Multimedia, Computer vision and Image processing

8. Security and Analytics

9. Cryptography and Network Security

10.Wireless ad-hoc Networks

11.Social Networks and Crowd Computing

12.Human Centred Computing

13. Fog/Edge computing

14.Software architecture and applied computing

M.Tech./M.E/M.S. or equivalent qualification in computer science and engineering or equivalent degree with 60% marks (or 6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST).

 

However, exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification with valid GATE score can apply for regular admission to PhD programme.

A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.

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Electrical Engineering

1. Microelectronics and VLSI Design;

2. Image and Video Processing;

3. Communication;

4. Signal, Image and Video Processing Techniques for Non-destructive Testing and Non-invasive Imaging Applications;

5. Renewable Energy;

6. High Voltage Engineering;

7. Smart and Micro-grids;

8. Power System Dynamics and Control;

9. Power Electronics and Drives

10. Electric Vehicle Technologies

 

M.Tech/M.E./M.S. in Electrical/Electronics/Communications/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation / Control Engineering or equivalent or Microelectronics/Solid-state Technology/MEMS/Nano Science/Nano Technology/Material Science/Engineering Physics or equivalent, relevant to the area of research with minimum 60% of marks (or 6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST).

OR

Candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification in Electrical/Electronics/Communications/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation / Control Engineering or equivalent or Microelectronics/Solid-state Technology/MEMS/Nano Science/Nano Technology/Material Science/Engineering Physics or equivalent, and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above with valid GATE score can apply for admission to PhD programme.

OR

A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) can apply for admission to PhD programme. Such candidates are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification

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Mechanical Engineering

1. Design & Analysis (DA)

2. Production and Manufacturing (PM)

3. Thermo-Fluids (TF)

4. Visit department website for sub-areas in the above mentioned research fields.

1). Master's degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA out of 10 in their Master's.

OR

2). Master's degree in Sciences with a valid score in GATE/UGC/ CSIR/NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification. Candidates must have obtained at least 65% marks or 7 CGPA out of 10 in their Master's.

OR

3). Exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E degree with at least 65% marks or 7 CGPA out of 10 and valid GATE score can apply for PhD programme. The candidate who are in final year (seventh semester) of their B.Tech/BE program should apply under Direct PhD program.

OR

A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA score of 8.00 out of 10 and above are exempted from requirement of GATE to apply.

 

The relaxation in eligibility and reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PwD will be as per the rules of Govt. of India.

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PhD In Sciences

Department

Research Areas

Minimum Eligibility

Links for Applying Online for Regular PhD

Chemistry

1. Catalysis and Materials Synthesis

2. Chemical Physics

3. Computational Chemistry

4. Electrocatalysis

5. Fuel Cell/Batteries

6. Homogeneous Catalysis

7.Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry

8. Modeling of Complex Chemical and Biological System 

9. Molecular Dynamics

10. Nanomaterials

11. Photoredox Catalysis

13. Polymeric biomaterials for Drug Delivery

14. Supramolecular Organic Synthesis

15. Solid State NMR Spectroscopy 

16. Synthetic Organic Chemistry

17. Polymer Chemistry

18. Ultracold Chemistry

 

Masters or equivalent degree in Chemistry/Bio-Chemistry/Materials Science and Technology/Pharmaceutical Sciences/Biotechnology/Physics or relevant research areas with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST).

Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements with valid

a) GATE Qualification

b) UGC/CSIR-NET or Equivalent qualification.

c) DST-INSPIRE or other national fellowship

 

Candidates with M. Tech or equivalent with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.

 

 

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Mathematics

 

1.  Mathematical Biology

2.  Mathematical Modelling

3.  Nonlinear Dynamics

4.  Differential Equation

5.  Fluid Mechanics

6.  Numerical Analysis

7.  Graph Theory

8.  Algorithm

9.  Optimization

10.  Probability and stochastic process

11. Algebra

 

Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences or equivalent Master’s Degree with First Class (60% marks or 6.5 grades point out of 10 ),  55% marks or 6.0 grades point out of 10 for SC/ST.

Candidates  meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements with valid:

a) GATE Qualification

b) UGC/CSIR NET qualified or NBHM or equivalent qualification.

c) DST-INSPIRE Fellowship.

 

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Physics

1.Gravitation, Cosmology and Quantum Field Theory in curved spacetimes.

2. 2-D Transition metal dichalcogenides for electronic and optical applications

3. Experimental Low Energy Nuclear Physics

4. Nanophotonics and Nano-structures.

5.Spectroscopy of 2D layered materials

6. Nonlinear laser microscopy

 

Master's or equivalent degree in Physics or relevant subject / B. Tech. in Engineering Physics with First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST)

or MTech in relevant areas

Candidates meeting above requirement must also fulfill one of the following qualification with valid certificate:

a) GATE

b) UGC/CSIR-NET(JRF)

c) DST-INSPIRE Fellowship

 

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PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences

Research Areas

Minimum Eligibility

Links for Applying Online for Regular PhD

(1) Economics: International Economics, Banking and Finance, Development Economics, Urban Economics, Health Economics, Energy and Environmental Economics

(2) English Literature: American Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Modern Fiction, Postcolonial Studies.

(3) Linguistics: Morphology, Optimality Theory, and Phonology, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Psycho/Neurolinguistics, Language and Cognition

(4) Management: Consumer Psychology, Brand Management, e-Services, Services Marketing

(5) Philosophy: Philosophy of Science, Western Epistemology and Metaphysics, Logic, Aesthetics

 

Master's or equivalent degree in Cognitive Science, Commerce, Economics, English Literature, Linguistics, Management, Philosophy, Psychology, or any other relevant discipline with 55% (or 6.0 grade point out of 10).

                   or

Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Engineering from any of the IITs/NITs or any other ‘Ínstitute of National Importance’ with minimum of 55% (or 6 grade points out of 10)

Candidates meeting one of these requirements must also fulfil one of the following additional requirements:

a) UGC/CSIR- NET or GATE or equivalent qualification

b) DST-INSPIRE Fellowship

 

OR

Candidates with Bachelor’s in Engineering/Technology from any of the IITs and having CGPA/CPI Score of 8 (out of 10) are exempted from GATE requirement.

 

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PhD in BME and CMEE Centres

Centre

Research Areas

Minimum Eligibility

Links for Applying Online for Regular PhD

Biomedical Engineering

1. Biomaterials;

2. Tissue Engineering

3. Biomedical Imaging

4. Cancer Diagnostics and Therapy

Medical Devices

 

1. A master's degree in engineering (ME / MTech) or medicine (MD) or pharmaceutical sciences (MPharm) or veterinary science (MVSc) or dental surgery (MDS), with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10). Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules

Or

2. A master's degree in sciences (MSc / MS) or equivalent, with a minimum of 60 percent marks (6.5 grade points on a scale of 10). A valid GATE score or qualified in UGC/CSIR/NET/INSPIRE fellowship, or equivalent. Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules

Or

3. A bachelor's degree in engineering (BE /BTech) or pharmacy (BPharm), with a minimum of 65 percent marks (7.0 grade points on a scale of 10) and a valid GATE score. A bachelor's degree from an IIT with a minimum of 8 grade points on a scale of 10 points without GATE. Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules

Or

4. A MBBS, BVSc, or BDS, with a minimum of 65 percent marks (7.0 grade points on a scale of 10). Relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules

 

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Materials & Energy Engineering

1. Synthesis and Characterization of Materials (Polymers, Ceramics, etc.)

2.Advanced  composite/Nanocomposite Materials

Materials for Energy Storage (Lithium ion batteries, Super-Capacitors, etc.)

3. Computational Materials Science

4. Fatigue, Fracture and Creep

 

1). Master's degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree by Research in Engineering/Technology. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA out of 10 in their Master's.

OR

2). Master's degree in Sciences with a valid score in GATE/UGC/ CSIR/NET/NBHM or equivalent qualification. Candidates must have obtained at least 65% marks or 7 CGPA out of 10 in their Master's.

OR

3). Exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E degree with at least 65% marks or 7 CGPA out of 10 and valid GATE score can apply for PhD programme. The candidate who are in final year (seventh semester) of their B.Tech/BE program should apply under Direct PhD program.

OR

A candidate with a Bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA score of 8.00 out of 10 and above are exempted from requirement of GATE to apply.

 

The relaxation in eligibility and reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PwD will be as per the rules of Govt. of India.

 

General Information Click Here

Apply Online Click Here