PhD for staff members

PhD for Staff 

(Semester I: Academic Year 2022-2023)

Members of non-teaching staff (working in permanent capacity, including technical and non-technical) may be permitted to join the Ph.D. program under this category. All common rules laid down in the Ph.D. Regulations relating to course work, prosecution of research work under the supervision of a member of faculty, etc. shall be applicable.


Registration under this programme is open in following Departments:

PhD in Engineering: Civil, Chemical, Computer Science, Electrical, Mechanical, Biomedical, Metallurgical and Materials
PhD in Science: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics
PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences: HSS

Eligibility of Part-Time PhD programme for Staff

Minimum eligibility requirements

For admission to the program a member of staff must fulfill the prescribed norms and at the qualifying examination he/she must have obtained at least the percentage of marks/grade/CGPA at par with the regular PhD programme.

GATE or equivalent qualification

Minimum qualification for these candidates is the same as for full-time candidates except that the requirement of qualifying in a national examination (e.g., GATE or equivalent) is waived off.

Prior permission/No Objection Certificate (NOC) has to be obtained from competent authority before applying for admission to the program. NOC has to be submitted at the time of submission of application. Institute work should not suffer due to joining the PhD programme by the candidate.

Selection Procedure

Short-listed eligible staff will be called for written exam or interview or both 

Final selection is based on the performance of the staff in the written exam or interview or both.



Members of staff permitted and enrolled for the PhD degree shall not be entitled to institute fellowship.


The minimum period to be spent in the research work registered under the Part-Time Ph.D. for Staff degree shall be 4 years. The maximum period admissible for completion of the course work, research work and submission of the thesis, shall, however, remain to be the same as in the case of regular candidates.


Click Here for NOC Template

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