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NIT Goa notifies PhD Admission 2016


Admission to PhD Programmes 2016-17 (Even Semester) in NIT Goa

National Institute of Technology, Goa invites applications for admission to full-time PhD Programme (Regular Scheme) for the academic year 2016-17 (Even Semester).

Student applying for more than one department will have to fill separate application forms

PhD Programme (Discipline and Qualifications)

Engineering and Technology:

Candidates must be Master’s Degree in Engineering or Technology in the relevant discipline with a minimum 6.5 CGPA on a 10 point scale grading system or 60% marks in both Bachelor’s and Master’s levels from recognized technical Institute or University. [Minimum 6.0 CGPA on a 10-point scale grading system or 55% marks for SC/ST candidates]

Candidates will be considered for PhD programme on the basis of GATE score or CSIR/UGC-NET qualified.

Humanities & Sciences (Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics):

Candidates must be Master’s degree in Sciences or Humanities/M. Tech in the relevant area with a minimum 6.5 CGPA on a 10 point scale grading system or 60% marks in both Bachelor’s and Master’s levels from recognized Institute or University. [Minimum 6.0 CGPA on a 10 point scale grading system or 55% marks for SC/ST candidates]

Candidates will be considered for Ph.D. programme on the basis of: GATE score or CSIR/NBHM/UGC-NET qualified.

Indicative list of Broad Areas of Research:

Candidates must be Computer Science and Engineering: Data mining, Wireless Networks, Mobile Computing, Pervasive Computing, Cloud Computing, Virtual Data Center, Performance modeling of Computer System, Sensor Networks, Cryptography and Security, Network Security, Machine Learning, Soft Computing, Big data analysis, Bioinformatics, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, Contend based Information Retrial.

Electronics & Communications Engineering: Analog and Digital VLSI Circuits and Signal Processing, Solid State Devices, Nanotechnology, Microelectronics and Embedded systems, Digital Signal Processing, Image and Video Processing, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, Communication Engineering, Wireless Communication, Information Theory, Antenna array synthesis, RF and microwave

Electrical & Electronics Engineering: Power systems, Control systems, Power Electronics and Drives, Digital Signal Processing

Humanities and Sciences

Chemistry: Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Spectroscopy. Mathematics: Fluid Dynamics, Inverse Problems, Numerical Optimization

Physics: Photonics and Fiber optic Sensors


The selected candidates shall be entitled for scholarship/ assistantship as per Govt. of India norms from time to time. Research scholars selected for the PhD Programme will have to complete the allotted course work within two years of the joining of PhD Programme and will be governed by PhD regulations of the Institute

Selection Procedure

The admission to PhD Programme will be on the criteria given below:
a) Overall academic performance and written test conducted by the respective department
b) Performance in Interview (only for those who cleared written test)
All candidates selected for admission shall be required to deposit the requisite Institute fee and necessary original documents at the time of admission

How to Apply for NIT Goa Ph.D. Admission 2016

The application form and other relevant information for admission to PhD Programme may be downloaded from the Institute website Applications form, duly filled in, must contain a crossed Demand Draft of Rs.500/- for General and OBC, and Rs.300/- for SC/ST candidates

The DD should be drawn in favour of “Director NIT Goa” payable at Ponda, Goa and should reach, NIT Goa-403401 on or before 25th November 2016

Incomplete/incorrect applications without required enclosures will not be considered

Important Dates

Newspaper Advertisement and Website: 02nd November 2016

Last Date for Receipt of duly filled Application Form: 25th November 2016

Date of Written Test/Interview at NIT Goa: 07th December 2016 and 08th December 2016

Date of Announcement of Results: 10th December 2016

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Goa

Farmagudi, Ponda-403401, Goa, (An Institution of National Importance under MHRD, Govt. of India, New Delhi), Tel.: 0382-22404207, Email: [email protected], Website

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