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NIT Meghalaya (Shillong) PhD Admission Notification 2016

NIT Meghalaya (Shillong) Admission to PhD Programme Starting from July 2016

National Institute of Technology (NIT-M) Shillong invites applications for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme starting in July 2016

PhD in Discipline – Computer Science & Engineering; Electronics & Communication Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Mathematics and Chemistry at National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya (NIT-M), Shillong.

Categories of PhD Students

The Institute shall admit Ph. D students under the following categories:

Full Time: Scholars under this category shall work full time for the PhD courses/research; they may receive fellowship/assistantship offered by the Institute as per MHRD norms

Sponsored: Recognized R&D organizations, National Institutions, other Universities, Govt. organizations or Industries may sponsor research scholars; they shall be admitted through the normal process, and they shall not be entitled to any fellowship/assistantship from the Institute. They shall work full time for the Ph.D. courses/research

Project Fellow: Scholars working on different research projects at the Institute may be admitted to the PhD Program provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria, subject to the consent of the Principal Investigator of the project

Part Time: Scholars employed in academic institutions/universities (including NIT Meghalaya)/ R&D organizations may be considered for admission into the PhD Program of the Institute, following the normal admission procedures

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have Master’s degree in appropriate branch of Engineering/ Science/ Technology/ Management Sciences/ or Master’s degree in the allied subjects with consistently good academic record and a minimum of 60% marks) or an equivalent CGPA in the Master’s degree. (Candidates with BE/B.Tech with an aggregate of 75% marks or equivalent GPA with valid GATE score will also be eligible)

For those applying for Ph D in Humanities and Social Sciences, min 55% marks should have been obtained in the Master’s degree

Relaxation for SC/ST/PD Candidates:

Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CGPA for SC/ST/PD category applicants

Selection Procedure

Eligible candidates will be required to appear for a written test on topics in his/her discipline. Shortlisted candidates based on performance in the written test will be called for interview for the final selection

Total No of Seats: 27 (Twenty Seven)

Reservation of Seats

Reservation of Seats for SC, ST, OBC (NCL) and PD categories shall be as per MHRD norms; OBC (NCL) candidates will have to enclose certificate and self-declaration statement in prescribed format

Latest OBC (NCL) Certificate (issued after 01st April 2016) issued by competent authority shall only be acceptable

How to Apply

Candidates can apply online

Candidates have to fill online application by 12th May 2016 and also need to send filled up hard copy of application form plus printout of online form along with all testimonials (self attested) with DD by 20th May 2016

Application Fee Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- for SC/ST) by DD in favour of “NIT Meghalaya” payable at Shillong

Send Application to Registrar, NIT Meghalaya, Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah, Shillong-793003 or on before 12th June 2016 (for online applications) by 05.00 pm

For applications and other details go to our website

Important Dates

Candidates have to fill online application by 12th May 2016

Application Receipt Deadline: 20th May 2016 (05.00 pm)

 Tentative Dates

Notification of Shortlisted Candidates in the Institute Website: 24th May 2016

Written Test & Personal Interview: 09th & 10th June 2016

Written Test Syllabus to PhD Program – July 2016

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Meghalaya

(An Institute of National Importance), Registrar, NIT Meghalaya,   Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah, Shillong-793003 (Meghalaya), Phone No.: 0364-2501294, Website

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