(Spring Semester 2008-09)
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Roorkee 247 667
Admission to Ph.D. Programmes
(Spring Semester 2008-09)
Applications are invited for admission to full time/part time Ph.D. Programmes in the following departments/centres:
Alternate Hydro-Energy Centre
Architecture and Planning
Electronics & Computer Engg.
Humanities and Social Sciences
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
Water Resources & Management
Centeres of Execellence
Centre for Transportation Systems(CTRANS) ,Centre for Disaster Mitigation ,Centre for Nanotechnology. However, these specializations are also available in respective parent departments.
Institute Instrumentation Centre
Eligibility & Minimum Qualifications
An applicant possessing the following qualifications in appropriate area shall be eligible to apply for admission for Ph.D. programme of the Institute.Masters degree in Engineering / Technology/Architecture/Urban & Rural Planning/Sciences/ Humanities & Social Sciences and Management in respective discipline or equivalent with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 6.00 on a 10 point scale or equivalent as determined by the Institute wherever letter grades are awarded; or 60% marks in aggregate (of all the years/ semesters) where marks are awarded.
Applicants with B.Tech./B.Arch. degree or equivalent in respective discipline with excellent academic record (with a minimum CGPA of 7.00 on a 10 point scale or equivalent or 70% marks) may be considered eligible for admission.
Applicants for admission for full-time studies who do not possess a M.Tech./M.Arch./MURP degree or equivalent in the relevant field must have a valid GATE score (at least 75 percentile) for Engineering / Technology/ Science disciplines or must have qualified national level fellowship examinations such as NET (JRF/LS) conducted by UGC/CSIR for Science/ Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines.
Engineering/Architecture graduates from any IIT/erstwhile University of Roorkee having CGPA Score > 8.00 or marks > 80% are also eligible for admission without GATE score .
a) Relaxation in eligibility requirement in terms of minimum CGPA upto 5.5 or 55% marks in aggregate will be given to SC/ST, physically handicapped applicants and those with M.A. English (for admission to Ph.D. English in the Deptt. of Humanities and Social Sciences of IIT Roorkee) as per Institute regulations.
b) Person with Disability (PD) applicants may be permitted relaxation in eligibility requirement of CGPA to 5.5 on a 10 point scale or equivalent, or to 55% marks as per regulations.
c) For the SC/ST applicants minimum GATE score requirement will be 50 percentile.
d) Reservation for OBC/SC/ST will be as per Govt. of India directive/Institute rules.
Classifications of Research Scholars
(i) Full-Time Research Scholar :
(a) Institute Research Scholar (b) Govt./Semi.Govt. Fellowship Awardees (QIP, CSIR, UGC, DAE, DST, DBT, etc.) (c) Sponsored Candidates (d) Self Financed (Indian/Foreign/ Study Leave/ College Teacher) (e) ICCR Awardees (Foreign Students)
(ii) Part Time Research Scholars
(a) Institute Faculty / Staff (b) Project Staff (c) External Candidates (Sponsored)”IIT Roorkee recognized organization”
Application form and other details can be downloaded from www.iitr.ernet.in/admissions and the completed application form should be sent to Chairman,PG Admission-2009 along with a demand draft of Rs. 200/- in favour of Chairman, PG Admission, IIT Roorkee. Separate applications be sent for separate departments. Application form with other detailed information can also be obtained from the Chairman, PG Admission-2009, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee 247 667 by sending a demand draft for Rs. 250/- in favour of Chairman, PG Admission, IITR and a self addressed envelope (23 x 17 cm).
For detailed information concerning admissions and application forms Please visit the Institute website http://www.iitr.ernet.in/admissions.html
Employed candidates seeking admission must submit Application Form through their employer alongwith ‘No Objection’.
Last Date for receipt of completed Application form is November 14, 2008
For more information, please contact :
Chairman, PG Admission-2009
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee - 247667 (India)
Ph: (01332) 285875/284010. Fax (01332) 285874
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org Website : http//www.iitr.ernet.in/admissions Chairman, PG Admission-2009
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