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IIIT Bangalore announces Phd Admission 2015

Call for Applications for Ph.D Degree Programs for January 2015

International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIITB) invites applications for its PhD program, for admissions in January-2015

This is a specific call to fill in positions funded by fellowships


a) One PhD fellowship in the area of “Broadband Wireless Green Communication, Power Savings in IOT,” in the research domain of Networking, Communications, and Signal Processing

b) One PhD fellowship in the area of “Interactive three-dimensional visualization of large-scale multivariate data from ocean observations,” in the research domain of Data Sciences

c) Three PhD fellowships in the following areas in the research domain of Software Engineering:

i) Program analysis for domain specific languages

ii) Automated testing and test case generation

iii) Modeling, simulation and model checking (Model based engineering) for industrial automation

iv) Requirements engineering: Unstructured to formal specifications

For more details on active research in the afore-mentioned research domains, visit our Research website (URL)

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

A Masters degree in engineering (M.E., M.Tech or equivalent) is required for PhD Additional research domain-specific requirements are as follows:

Data Sciences: Applicants for this stream should have taken one of the following examinations:

– GATE examination for Computer Science

– A 45-minute written examination conducted by the research domain at IIITB exclusively for applicants to Data Sciences

Networking, Communications & Signal Processing: Applicants are encouraged to take GATE or GRE examination. Exceptional applicants without a GATE or GRE score may take a IIITB entrance exam or oral examination, as decided by the research domain

Software Engineering: Applicants are required to have a GATE or GRE score. Exceptions to this requirement may be made on a case to case basis in presence of alternative credentials, e.g. proven track record of innovation in a relevant area via patents, publication, significant technical contribution to open-source projects and/or ventures in the relevant area

The applicant must provide concrete evidences to this effect at the time of application

Fellowships/Scholarships & Tuition Fees

a) For full-time PhD students, a fellowship of INR 25,000/- per month for the first 3 years (extendable to 1 more year in deserving cases) is available; such funding for the PhD students comes from within IIITB, from sponsored research projects, or with industry support from HP, IBM, Intel, Infosys, Motorola, Siemens, Microsoft, and other companies

b) The tuition fees, as applied for admissions in January 2015, for PhD program is INR 30,000/- per semester till the submission of the thesis

c) In addition, residential students currently pay approximately INR 3000/- towards hostel rent per month and approximately INR 4000/- per month for food expense (these rates are subject to revision from time to time; other costs for books and supplies, travel, purchase of a laptop, etc., need to be factored by students depending on their individual circumstances)

How to Apply

Admissions to the PhD programme for January 2015 is now open

At the admissions website,, applicant may find instructions, by 25th October 2014, to access the online application form, fill it, and submit a completed application form as per the instructions given on the form

All applicants need to pay a non-refundable application fee of INR 1000/-; thepayment is to be made via bank transfer

The detailed instructions will be available with the online application form

All queries may be sent via e-mail to the Institute: [email protected]

The admissions brochure, degree program manuals, and other important documents will be available for download at

Important Dates

Call for Applications: 01st October 2014

Free admissions brochure available for download: 01st October 2014

Online application submission begins: 25th October 2014

Last date for online application submission with application fee remittance: 22nd November 2014

Last date for receiving recommendation letters: 29th November 2014

Notification of selected candidate for on-site evaluation: 01st December 2014

Written Entrance Exam (as required specifically by research domains) and interviews begin: 03rd – 05th December 2014

Notification to admitted students: 15th December 2014

Remittance of acceptance fee: 21st December 2014

Joining date – orientation & course registration: 31st December 2014

Classes begin: 01st January 2015

Last date for add/drop courses, and course registration closes: 08th January 2015

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