Eligibility of PhD programme for Project Staff

Eligibility requirement of IIT Ropar project staff applying for Ph.D. will be treated similar to that of external registration program (ERP) candidates.

 

Eligibility Criteria:

For the candidates having Master Degree in Engineering/Science/Humanities:

 

- Minimum 6.5 CGPA OR 60% in PG programme

- Must have at least 06 months of experience in the project work at IIT Ropar

- Letter of recommendation from PI of the project under which he/she is working.

- Publications, if any will carry high weightage.

 

For the candidates having Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

- Minimum 8.0 CGPA / 75 % in UG programme OR Minimum 7 CGPA / 65 % with valid GATE score.

- Must have at least 06 months of experience in the project work at IIT Ropar

- Letter of recommendation from PI of the project under which he/she is working.

- Publications, if any will carry high weightage.

 

IIT Ropar Project staff will be directly shortlisted. However, they will have to clear written test/interview for admission.

 

The fellowship will be paid from the projects. However, they can be paid fellowship from the institute provided they have cleared the NET/GATE, as applicable. Further, candidates can also continue the PhD programme without fellowship.  

 

There is no limit for number of project staff to be admitted under a supervisor for Ph.D programme.

 

The PI of the project should give an undertaking that the project staff, enrolled in the Ph.D. programme, shall be paid fellowship from the project grant till the completion of the project.

 

The project staff having left with more than one year of tenure is eligible to take admission in the Ph.D. programme under this category. 

 

In case if the Project staff get selected in the Ph.D. programme by fulfilling all the eligibility criteria as may be laid for regular Ph.D. he shall draw his fellowship from the project only till the completion of the project and then can be eligible to move institute fellowship.

 

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