PhD-Regular

Candidates can apply in multiple departments subject to fulfilling the minimum eligibility requirement of respective departments.

Revised Advertisement is as below-

 Department

Research Areas

Eligibility

Biomedical Engineering

Research areas of Biomedical Engineering:

 

Stream A- Engineering and Physics

 

1. Physics

2. Imaging

3. Biophotonics

4. Biomechanics

5. Digital health

6. Medical simulation

            

             Stream B- Life Science

 

1. Molecular biology of cancer

2. Tumor biology or Type-2 diabetes

3. Biomaterials/Tissue Engineering

 

Research Title under Project funding:

 

1. Model Development for clinician to predict the bone and soft tissue strength and quality for type 2 Diabetic patients. 

2. High Speed impact Dynamic and Deformation Analysis using image Correlation Technique

3. Digital Health

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).

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.

 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.

 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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Chemical Engineering

Research areas of Chemical Engineering:

1. Catalysis and Reaction Engineering

2. Polymers, Nanomaterials and Water Treatment

3. Interfacial Engineering and Multiphase Flows

4. Soft Matter Engineering and Complex Fluids, Biorheology & Biomedical.

5. Mechanics of Granular Materials and Living Matter

6. Computational Design of Materials, Molecular Dynamics, Process Systems Engineering, Energy and Environment

 

Research Title under Project funding:

 

1. Enhancement of soil quality by efficient designing of vermicompost using agricultural-waste and recommend suitable crop using machine learning models  

                

 

2. Surfactant and microplastic removal from the waste water using nanobubble technology.

 

3. Application of IoT enabled sono-electrocoagulation process to enhance the removal of microplastics from wastewater.

 

4. Development of cost-effective smart manufacturing assisted prosthetic mechanical heart valve from ultra-high molecular weight polyolefins

          

Masters degree in Chemical Engineering or in any Allied Branch of Chemical Engineering with CGPA 6.5 (or 60%). For SC and ST candidates, CGPA criteria at Bachelors degree is relaxed to 6.0 (or 55%).

OR

 Master of Science with any specialization with CGPA 8.0 and above. A valid GATE/UGC/CSIR-NET/DST-INSPIRE (PhD) or any other national fellowship in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration. For SC and ST candidates, CGPA criteria at Masters level is relaxed to 7.5 (or 70%).

PhD Direct: As per institute guidelines.

Note for all modes of admission: There can be additional eligibility requirements for externally funded PhD projects (DST, SERB, ICMR, etc.) such as a GATE qualification.

List of allied areas that may be considered for screening (not to be appended with the advertisement):

Engineering/Technology degree in: Chemical, Polymer, Biopolymer, Food, Process Control, Petroleum, Petrochemical, Biochemical, Bioprocess, Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, Industrial chemistry, Materials and Metallurgy, Environmental, Textile, Paper and Pulp, Green technology, Energy, Material Science.

For specific institutes such as IISER, IIT Mandi, IISc, etc.: Engineering Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences

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Civil Engineering

Research areas of Civil Engineering:

AStructural Engineering

A.1Seismic Evaluation and Retrofitting of Buildings

A.2Use of Waste in Structures

A.3Evaluation and up-gradation of Existing Structures

A.4Carbon Sequestration In Civil Engineering Applications

BHydraulics and Water Resources Engineering

B.1Surface Water Hydrology and Climate Change

B.2Groundwater Hydrology

CGeotechnical Engineering

C.1Dynamic properties of geomaterials

C. 2

DTransportation Engineering

D.1Machine learning applications in transportation planning

D.2Sustainable transportation planning

EGeomatics

E.1NA

FEnvironmental Engineering

F.1Development of plant absed air purifying system

F.2Source apportionment and Health risk assessment of Air pollutants

F.3Transboundary air pollution

F.4Utilization of waste

Energy efficiency of building

 

Research Title under Project funding:

 

 

1. Cyber Physical Systems (IoTs) in Water Quality Assessment.

2. Geospatial Technology Applications in 

Water Quality Assessment.

3.  Biotechnology Applications in Contaminant Remediation.

 

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

Research areas of Computer Science and Engineering:

 

 

 

1.Game Theory and Machine Learning

2.Embedded Systems, Agriculture applications

3.Theoretical Computer Science

4.Reinforcement Learning and Multiagent Systems

5.AI for social good, Social Computing

6.Computer Architecture and Hardware Security

7.Computer Vision, Deep learning, Image Forensics,

audio/video/text processing, Medical Image Analysis

8.IoT, Wireless Networks, Blockchain, SDN, VANETs,

Wireless Body Area Networks, 5G

 

Research Title under Project funding:

 

1. Understanding Depression: A machine learning approach using Multi-Site, Multi-Modal Image Analysis.

2. AI and Cyber-Physical System Design for Agriculture Automation 

 

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

qualification) in computer science and

engineering (or related areas) with 60% marks

(or 6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks for

SC/ST).

 

OR

Candidates with B. Tech/B.E/MCA*/MSc* with 60% marks (or 6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) degree in computer science and engineering or

related area with a valid GATE score. 

 

OR

Candidates with B. Tech/B.E/MCA*/MSc* with 60% marks (or 6.5 grade point out of 10) (55% marks for SC/ST) degree in computer science and engineering or

related area without valid GATE score but having external funding like NET JRF, DST Inspire, etc. Such candidates will not be eligible for institute fellowships.

 

*The candidates with MSc/MCA will be treated equivalent to B.Tech.

 

Note 1: 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.

Note 2: Candidates who are currently studying in

final year of their B.Tech/BE program should

apply under Direct PhD program (as per Direct

PhD norms).

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Electrical Engineering

Research Areas:

Research Areas (Three separate lists will be given in the areas given below):

1. Microelectronics and VLSI Design 

Analog, digital, mixed-signal, RF and broadband integrated circuit design Electronic packaging Semiconductor devices and reliability Spintronic devices

 

2. Signal Processing and Communications

 

Signal, Image and Video Processing

 

Wireless Communication and Networks; Internet of Things; Artificial Intelligence in Communication; UAV communication systems and networks; Vehicular Communication,

Intelligent Transportation Systems, Radar Systems, mmWave Communication and sensing systems

 

Antennas for Smart RF and millimeter-wave systems,

Wireless Power Transmission

 

 

3. Power Engineering 

 

Renewable Energy integration

High Voltage Engineering; Nano-dielectrics

Smart and Micro-grids;

Power System Dynamics and Control Power Electronics,

Electric Machines and Drives Electric Vehicle Technologies

Power System Optimization

 

Research Title under Project funding:

1. A Noise-Power-Area Optimized Instrumentation Amplifier for Sensing Applications

2. Low power programmable multiple uncorrelated output PRBS generator integrated circuit. 

Broad research area: Analog and/or digital integrated circuit design.

 

3. Reliability Enhancement for Vehicle-2-Pedestrian (V2P) Communication Scenario using Peer
Conscious Opportunistic Network Coded Cooperation

4. Investigations on power cables, KEI Inductries

 

 

 

M.Tech/M.E./M.S. in Electrical / Power system Power electronics / Electric drives/ Electric vehicle technologies / 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/M.Sc. 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 programmes. Such candidates are exempted from the requirement of GATE qualification.

 

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Mechanical Engineering

Research Areas:

1. Mechanics & Design (MD)

i).Experimental and computational mechanics of materials, biomedical engineering

ii).Reconfigurable Robots Design and Control, Rehabilitation Robotics

iii). Vibration, acoustics and Biomechanics

iv). multifunctional composites

v). Computational fracture Mechanics

vi). Mechanics of composite , Functionally graded material, drone dynamics

vii). Computational mechanics, FEM, Deep learning application into Mechanical engineering

viii). Computational Biomechanics, Computational Mechanics

2. Manufacturing Engineering (MF)

1. Incremental forming at micro/ macro scale, Additive manufacturing of Metals, Metal-Ceramic based FGMs

2.  Micro-manufacturing (modeling and experimentation)

3.     1). Product design

       2). Sustainable design and manufacturing

4.     Laser material processing

3. Thermal & Fluids Engineering (TF)

i).  Microscale fluid and thermal transport, water phase change, thermal management of microprocessors, micro/nano fabrication

ii). Heat transfer, solar energy, water desalination

iii). flow dynamics. atomization, rocket propulsion, gas turbine engines

iv). Flow in Porous Media, Fluid dynamics of colloidal suspensions

v). Applied Thermal Engineering

vi). Internal combustion engines

Research Title under Project funding:

1. Additive Manufacturing & Machine Learning based Development of Indigenous Hydrogen Fuel Cell Stack

2. Unconventional Architecture Design and Development of Modular Library for Non-Repetitive Robotic Applications

3. Dynamic Analysis of Projectile Impact on Target

4. Development of a localized gradient damage based extended-FE model for fatigue analysis of aircraft components

5. Functionally graded materials: Thermoelastic analysis along with design framework using hybrid elements and deep learning (MD specialization)

6. Machine learning based model for optimization of PCM metal foam composite energy storage system (TF specialization)

7. Wave generation due to wind flow over water bodies

1) Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering/Technology or related discipline or a Master's degree by Research in Mechanical Engineering/Technology or related discipline. Candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA out of 10 in their Master's. For admission under project fellowship (DST) GATE qualification is required.

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 programmes. The candidates who are in the final year (seventh semester) of their B.Tech/BE program should apply under Direct PhD program (as per Direct PhD norms).

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

(MME)

Research areas of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering:

1. Chemical Synthesis

2. Device design and testing

3. Fracture mechanics and creep deformation with desirable knowledge of Abaqus and crack tip simulations

4. High Temperature Alloys

5. Modeling of steel making processes

6. Nano Technology and Nano Metallurgy

7. Optical materials: Simulation, Synthesis and Characterization

8. Polymers and Ceramics

Research Title under Project funding:

1. Designing improved bond coat materials through co-doping of reactive elements

2. Simultaneous Separation and Sensing of Hydrogen and Carbon Monoxide/Carbon Dioxide using Polymer-Derived Ceramics Membranes for Hydrogen Purification

 

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) in their Master's.

or

Candidates with a Bachelor's degree BE/B.Tech. (or MSc) in a relevant discipline with a minimum of 65% marks (or 7.0 Grade Point out of 10) and a valid GATE/UGC/CSIR/NET score.

 

 

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PhD In Sciences

Department

Research Areas

Eligibility

Chemistry

Research areas of Chemistry:

1. Computational and Theoretical Chemistry

2. Sensors; Environmental Chemistry; Supramolecular Synthesis

3. Synthetic organic chemistry

4. Synthetic Organic Chemistry and Radical Chemistry

5. Masterials Electrochemistry, battery

6. Theoretical and Computational Biophysical Chemistry

7. Borono peptide and chemical biology

8. Heterogeneous Catalysis and Materials Synthesis

9. NMR Theory and Experiments

10. Biomaterials

11. Inorganic, organometallic chemistry

12. Synthesis of unnatural organics and diradicaloids

13. Inorganic, organometallic chemistry, Polymer

14. Synthetic organic chemistry

 

 

Research Title under Project funding:

 

1. Antisense oligonucleotide-loaded, 3D printed, double-layered, and multifunctional wound healing matrix to target angiogenesis in chronic diabetic wounds

 

 

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

Research areas of Mathematics:

1. Functional Analysis

2. Mathematical Modelling

3. Numerical Computing

4. Graph Theory

5. Algebra

6. Theoretical PDE

7. Number Theory

8. Knot Theory & Low Dimensional Topology

9. Fluid Dynamics

10. Data Science & Statistics

11. Water Wave Theory

 

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.

OR

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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Physics

Research areas of Physics:

1. Condensed Matter Physics (Theory and Experiment)

2. Nuclear Physics (Experiment)

3. Light-Matter interaction (Experiment)

4. Optics and Laser (Experiment)

5. Quantum and Nanophotonics (Experiment)

6. Quantum Optics (Theory) 

 

Research Title under Project funding:

7. Theory of Ultracold Quantum Gases

 

 

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) or equivalent qualification

c) DST-INSPIRE Fellowship

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PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences

Research Areas

 

Eligibility

 

Research areas in Humanities and Social Sciences:

1. English Literature (Historiographic Fiction/ Memory Studies*; Psychoanalysis and Culture)

2. Economics (Macroeconomics and Financial Market)

3. Linguistics (Psycholinguistics/Neurolinguistics)

4. Management** (Consumer Behaviour: Decision Making, Co-creation, Love, Spirsituality &Wellbeing)

5. Psychology* (Applied Psychology: Emotion Regulation)

 

*Only JRF-qualified or candidates with any other fellowship from funding agencies like UGC, ICSSR, ICMR etc.should apply

** Regular/Part-time/ERP candidates can apply

 

Master's or equivalent degree in relevant discipline (English/Economics/Linguistics/Management/Psychology)with 55% marks or 6.0 grade point out of 10 (relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules)

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% marks or 6 grade points out of 10 (relaxation for SC/ST candidates as per GOI rules)

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

*Only JRF-qualified or candidates with any other sponsored fellowship from funding agencies like UGC, ICSSR, ICMR etc.should apply  

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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