PhD-Regular

PhD - Regular

Areas and Eligibility

Semester I Academic Year 2019-20

 

PhD in Engineering

*Candidates who are currently studying in final year of their B.Tech/BE program should apply under Direct PhD program.

Department

Research Areas

Eligibility

Civil Engineering

1.    Coupled instability in curved cold-formed steel members

2.    Analysis and design of cold formed steel structure under fire

3.    Computational design and performance of digitally fabricated shell structures

4.    Design of resilient infrastructure systems

5.    Non-linear analysis of structures

6.    Reliability and risk assessment of new and existing infrastructure systems

7.    Seismic evaluation and retrofitting of structures

8.    Seismic vulnerability and risk assessment of Indian housing stock

9.    Performance Based design of structures

10.  Seismic assessment of hill buildings 

11.  Seismic design of Non-structural components

12.  Risk-based Seismic design of buildings

13.  Geotechnical earthquake engineering

14.  Ground improvement techniques

15.  Rock mechanics

16.  Soil dynamics

17.  Unsaturated soil mechanics

18.  Soft-clay engineering

19.  Soil characterization

20.  Remote Sensing Applications in Air water and soil quality Monitoring

21.  Global Navigation Systems

22.  UAV photogrammetry

23.  Geochemical processes occurring at mineral-water interface

24.  Contaminant transport processes

25.  Eco-friendly technologies for groundwater remediation

26.  Modeling of groundwater flow and heat transport through porous-fractured subsurface media

27.  Aquifer storage and recovery of water and thermal energy

28.  Geothermal reservoir modeling

29.  Surface water hydrology

30.  Climate change

31.  Drought management

32.  Irrigation and drainage

33.  Hillslope Hydrology

34.  Groundwater Hydrology

35.  Public transportation planning

36.  Travel demand modeling

37.  Non motorized transport planning

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

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Computer Science and Engineering

1.    Automated software Engineering

2.    Theoretical computer Science

3.    Cloud Computing, Applied computing

4.    Wireless sensor networks and IoT

5.    Computer architecture and Embedded Systems

6.    Machine learning and AI

7.    Ubiquitous Computing

8.    Vision and image processing

9.    Security and Analytics

10.  Cryptography and Network Security

11.  Wireless ad-hoc Networks

12.  Social Networks and Crowd Computing

13.  Multimedia systems

14.  Surveillance and safety

15.  Data Engineering and Management

 

M.Tech./M.E/M.S. (or an 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).

OR

Exceptional candidates with B. Tech/B.E degree in computer science and engineering or related area with valid GATE score.

 

* Candidate with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and engineering or related field from any IIT with minimum 8.00 CGPA/CPI out of 10.0 are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.

** Candidates who are currently studying in final year of their B.Tech/BE program should apply under Direct PhD program.

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Electrical Engineering

1.    Microelectronics and VLSI Design;

2.    Image and Video Processing;

3.    Communication and Networks, Antennas for Smart  RF and millimeter wave systems, Wireless Power Transmission; RFID

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

5.    Renewable Energy;

6.    High Voltage Engineering; Nano-dielectrics

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 OR 6.0 grade point 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) and above can apply for admission to PhD programme. Such candidates are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification.

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Chemical Engineering

1.     Catalysis and Reaction Engineering

2.     Energy and Environment

3.     Multiscale Modelling

4.     Soft Matter Engineering (e.g. Biophysics)

5.     Transport Phenomena

6. Thermodynamics    

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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Mechanical Engineering

1.Thermofluidics and surface engineering

2. Non-Newtonian flows

3. Computational material science and manufacturing

4. Surface engineering and additive manufacturing

5. Thermo-fluids engineering and solar energy

6. Computational biomechanics

7. Thermoacoustic instability

8. Computational and experimental mechanics

9. Design research, design creativity, product design, sustainability and green roof

10. Multiphysics transport phenomena at the microscale

11. Internal combustion engines

12. Heat transfer and bioheat transfer

13. Additive manufacturing

15. High temperature fatigue and cavitation erosion

16. Analytic and computational modeling of functionally graded material

17. Dynamics of active matter or living matter

18. Conventional and non-conventional manufacturing and micromanufacturing

19. Vibration and noise control, Biomedical instrumentation

 

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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Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

1. Physical Metallurgy

2. Mechanical Metallurgy

3. Energy Materials

4. Nano Materials and Nano Technology

5. Polymers and Ceramic Materials

6. Computational Materials Engineering  

7. Material Selection and Device Design

1. Master's degree in relevant Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree by Research in relevant 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. Exceptional candidates having relevant B.Tech./B.E. qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct 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 to apply.

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PhD In Sciences

Department

Research Areas

Eligibility

Chemistry

1.    Synthetic Organic Chemistry

2.    Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry

3.    Homogeneous and Heterogeneous catalysis and Materials Synthesis

4.    Polymer Chemistry

5.    Chemical Physics

6.    Computational Chemistry

7.    Electrocatalysis

8.    Electrochemical Biosensor

9.    Fuel Cells/ Batteries

10.  Molecular Dynamics

11.  Nanomaterials

12.  Solid-state NMR: Theory and Experiments

13.  Supramolecular Synthesis

14.  Ultracold Chemistry

15.  Theoretical Biophysical Chemistry

16.  Polymeric Biomaterials for Drug Delivery

17.  Chemical Biology

Masters or equivalent degree in Chemistry/Biochemistry/ Materials Science and Technology/Pharmaceutical Sciences/Biotechnology/Physics or relevant 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.    Dynamical Systems

2.    Differential Equations

3.    Fluid Dynamics

4.    Functional Analysis

5.    Number Theory

6.    Operator Theory

7.    Partial Differential Equations

Master’s Degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Theoretical Computer Science 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-NET-JRF/CSIR-NET-JRF qualified or NBHM or equivalent qualification.

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Physics

1.Condense Matter Physics (Theory and Experiment)

2. Photonics, Laser Spectroscopy, and Quantum Optics (Theory and Experiment)

3. Nuclear Physics, Instrumentation, and Particle Physics (Theory and Experiment) 

4. Gravity, Cosmology, and String Theory (Theory).

 

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

Eligibility

      1.    English Literature: Film and Literature, Genre Studies, Popular Culture, Postmodern Literature, War Literature ;  Philosophy and Literature; Cultural Studies; Literary &              Critical theory; American Literature, Travel Literature.

 

       2.   Management: Consumer Behavior, Consumer Psychology.

 

       3.   Psychology: Psychology (no specialization)

     

       4.   Economics: Open economy macroeconomics; Banking & Finance; Industrial Economics; Environmental Economics [ Eligibility: MA or M.Sc in Economics with UGC NET/JRF in        economics only]

 

      5.    Philosophy : Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics of Self, Philosophy of Science

 

      6.    Sociology: Sociology of Rural Development; Innovation Studies

 

      7.    Linguistics: Phonology, Optimality Theory, Psycholinguistics,  Neurolinguistics, Language Comprehension, Experimental Linguistics

 

Master's or equivalent degree in Economics, English Literature, Management, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology and Linguistics 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 ‘Institute 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 CBME

Centre

Research Areas

Eligibility

Biomedical Engineering

1. Drug Delivery

2. Cancer  diagnostics therapy

3. Tumor angiogenesis

4. Image Processing

5. Nanotechnology

6. Biomechanics

7. Biomedical Instrumentation

8. Immunology

9. Heat Transfer & Thermal Engineering

10.Diabetes

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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