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IIT Bombay PhD Admission 2017


Admission to PhD Programme Spring Semester, Academic Year 2017-18

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay invites applications for admission to the PhD Programmes for the Spring Semester of the academic year 2017-18, starting from January 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree, with First class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST)
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with First class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST)
Master’s degree in Science or equivalent degree, with First class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST)
Master’s degree in Arts/Commerce or equivalent degree with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST), only for admission to the PhD Programmes offered by the Industrial Design Centre and Department of Humanities & Social Sciences
Such candidates must also fulfill ONE of the following additional requirements:
i. Valid GATE/CEED Score
ii. Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of CSIR/UGC/NBHM/DBT or DST INSPIRE Fellowship
iii. Candidates having UGCNET Lectureship (LS) are also eligible for Teaching Assistantship in addition to other academic qualifications in Humanities & Social Sciences Dept.
iv. Minimum of 2 years of professional experience (acquired after obtaining the qualifying degree and completed before the starting of the semester in which admission is sought)
In addition to the general eligibility criterion, the applicant must satisfy the eligibility criteria specified for the respective Departments /Centres /Schools /Interdisciplinary Groups and the eligibility criteria for admission with different types of financial support

How to Apply

Please read the instructions given in the brochure carefully before filling up the application form. Online Application Form & Information Brochure is available on the Institute website at the following link
You are required to submit the application ONLINE. No Downloadable Forms will be available; after filling the form, you are advised to take a print of your application and keep the same for the record
The application fee is as follows:
Women Candidates: Rs.150/-
SC/ST/PwD Category Candidates: Rs.150/-
All other Candidates: Rs.300/-
The Fee is to be paid by Debit Card/Credit Card /SBI Internet Banking /Online Payment System and you do not have to submit the printed copy of the application. Applications without online payment details will not be considered

Important Dates

Availability of Online Application Forms: 01st September 2017
Last Date for Submission of completed Application Forms for Spring Semester: 16th October 2017
Last Date for Departments to send the list of candidates for Written Test/Interview: 23rd October 2017
To display the list of candidates called for Entrance Test and/or Interview: 27th October 2017
Date of Entrance Test and/or Interview (for all categories):
Electrical Engineering: 30th November 2017 (Written Test), 01st & 02nd December 2017 (Interview)
Aerospace Eng, Civil Eng, Computer Science & Eng, Earth Sciences, Energy Science & Eng Mathematics, Mechanical Eng, Metallurgical Eng & Materials Science, Physics: 01st December  2017 (Written Test),  01st & 02nd December 2017 (Interview)
Biosciences & Bioengineering: 01st, 02nd & 03rd December 2017 (Interviews)
Chemical Engineering: 01st & 02nd December 2017 (Written Test/ Interview)
Chemistry: 01st, 02nd & 03rd December 2017 (Interview)
Systems & Control Eng: 30th November 2017 (Written Test), 01st December 2017 (Interview)
Humanities & Social Sciences: 05th & 06th December 2017 (Written Test & Interview)
Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Climate Studies: 04th December 2017(Written Test and/or Interview)
Shailesh J Mehta School of Management: 04th December 2017 (Written Test and Interview)
Centre of Studies in Resources Eng, Centre for Research in Nanotechnology & Science, Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas, Environmental Science & Engineering, Centre for Urban Science and Engineering: 05th December 2017 (Written Test and/or Interview)
Recommendations to reach Academic office: 11th December 2017
Declaration of Result: 15th December 2017
Payment of fees on or before: 22nd December 2017
Registration and Orientation Program (tentative) 01st January 2018 to 03rd January 2018
Instruction begins (tentative): 04th January 2018
For more information visit the IIT Bombay Website:

IIT Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai, Mumbai-400076, Phone No.:+91-22-2572 2545, Website
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
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