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Indian Institute of Technology, IIT, Goa

Indian Institute of Technology, IIT, Goa
At Goa College of Engineering Campus, Farmagudi
Ponda-403401, Goa
Ph: 0832-2490-894
Email: enquiry@iitgoa.ac.in Website: www.iitgoa.ac.in
About College:

IIT Goa will strive to become a unique institution of higher learning, offering state of the art education, research, and training in science and technology to have impact on society, environment and global challenges. The mission of IIT Goa is to impart knowledge and provide unique learning experience to prepare students to be responsible leaders, managers, entrepreneurs, and professionals who will play a leading role in the sustainable development of Goa and the nation as a whole.

The learning experience will reflect the human values of the state—diversity and inclusion. In the short term, IIT Goa will have a strong focus on quality education and advanced multidisciplinary programs, and in the long term, it will progress towards a self-sustaining institute. The students, faculty, and staff will steer the institute along the path of excellence to be recognized as a leader in terms of academic quality, multidisciplinary programs, translational research, networking with premier institutes of different countries, and alumni relations.

Course Name:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Regular Full Time [Specializations in: Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Humanities & Social Sciences] 

Eligibility:

Minimum Eligibility Criteria (refer to BOTH the Sections I and II below)

IA. General Eligibility Criteria for Engineering Streams (Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering)

For GEN/OBC (NC)

ONE of the following:

a) Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate

OR

a minimum CGPA/CPI of 6.0 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 6.0 on other corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.

OR

First class as specified by the university

b) B. Tech/M. Sc in Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree with a minimum of 70% marks in aggregate

OR

a minimum CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 7.0 on other corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.

AND

Additional requirements as listed in Section II below.

For SC/ST/PwD

ONE of the following:

c) Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate

OR

a minimum CGPA/CPI of 5.5 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 5.5 on other corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.

d) B. Tech/M. Sc in Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree with a minimum of 65% marks in aggregate

OR

a minimum CGPA/CPI of 6.5 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 6.5 on other corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.

AND

Additional requirements as listed in Section II below.

For IIT B.Tech. and M.Tech. degree holders

Candidates having a last qualifying degree (i.e. B.Tech. or M.Tech. degree) from IITs with a CGPA/CPI score of 8 on a scale of 10 and above may be admitted to the Ph.D. program under TA or TAP positions through written test and/or interview.

IB. General Eligibility Criteria for Science Streams (Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics)

For GEN/OBC (NC): Master’s Degree in Science or equivalent degree with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate

OR

First class as specified by the university

OR

a minimum CGPA/CPI of 6.0 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 6.0 on other corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.

For SC/ST/PwD: Master’s Degree in Science or equivalent degree with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate

OR

a minimum CGPA/CPI of 5.5 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 5.5 on other corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10

IC. General Eligibility Criteria for Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS) Streams (Economics, Language & Literature)

For GEN/OBC (NC): Master’s Degree in Arts or equivalent degree in allied subjects with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate

OR

a minimum CGPA/CPI of 5.5 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 5.5 on other corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.

For SC/ST/PwD: Master’s Degree in Arts or equivalent degree in allied subjects with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate

OR

a minimum CGPA/CPI of 5.0 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 5.0 on other corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.

II. Candidates eligible in sections IA(b), IA(d), IB, and IC must fulfill ONE of the following additional requirements:

i) Valid GATE Score in the relevant streams

ii) Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of CSIR/ UGC/ NBHM/ DBT/ ICAR/ ICMR/ ICPR or

iii) DST INSPIRE Fellowship in the relevant streams

iv) Candidates having UGC-NET Lectureship (LS) are also eligible for Teaching Assistantship in addition to other academic qualifications in the Humanities & Social Sciences stream

v) 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 the relevant areas. This criterion is only applicable for IA(b) and IA(d) given above.

vi) School of Electrical Sciences and Mechanical Sciences offer TA through Project (TAP) category based on their availability. The eligibility criteria for TAP category is same is that of TA category. The duration of funding for a TAP category Ph.D. student is for a minimum of 3 years and only till the tenure of the project. Candidates must submit an undertaking for selffinance for the period after the project funding.

 

Course Name:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Part Time [Specializations in: Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Humanities & Social Sciences] 

Eligibility:

1. Part-Time External Candidates

1.1 Candidates should be employed in

1.1.1 recognized R&D organizations (DSIR recognition or CSIR, DRDO, ICAR, DAE, DoS, DIT, DST, DBT, ICMR, ICAR, NGRI, GSI)

1.1.2 or companies in the private sector including financial institutions like banks

1.1.3 or Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)

1.2 Experience and Educational Qualification Requirements

Candidates should

1.2.1 have a minimum of two (2) years of work experience at the time of application for parttime Ph.D., if they possess a Master degree (M.Tech. or equivalent) for Engineering with minimum first class or 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 6.0 on a scale of 10 or equivalent of 6.0 on a different scale (minimum 55% for SC/ST/PWD or CGPA/CPI of 5.5 on a scale of 10 or equivalent of 5.5 on a different scale).

1.2.2 have a minimum of four (4) years of work experience at the time of application for parttime Ph.D., if they do not possess a master’s degree: Condition on preceding degree: B.Tech. or equivalent for Engineering with minimum first class or 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 6.0 on a scale of 10 or equivalent of 6.0 on a different scale (minimum 55% for SC/ST/PWD or CGPA/CPI of 5.5 on a scale of 10 or equivalent of 5.5 on a different scale).

1.2.3 have a minimum of one (1) year of work experience at the time of application for parttime Ph.D., if their last degree (whether B.Tech. or M.Tech. or M.Sc. or MS by Research) is from an IIT/IISER/IIIT/IISc/NIT: In case of B.Tech. or M.Sc., with minimum 80% marks or CGPA/CPI of 8.0 on a scale of 10 (minimum 75% for SC/ST/PWD or CGPA of 7.5 on a scale of 10)

1.2.4 have a minimum of one (1) year of work experience if employed as per Sub-Section 1.1.1 and have minimum first class or 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 6.0 on a scale of 10 or equivalent of 6.0 on a different scale (minimum 55% for SC/ST/PWD or CGPA/CPI of 5.5 on a scale of 10 or equivalent of 5.5 on a different scale) in M.Tech degree in Engineering;

1.3 Fulfillment of GATE requirement may be waived for such candidates depending on prior academic performance and employment experience. However, they may be asked to take a written test.

1.4 Candidates will be asked to appear for an interview before a selection committee.

1.5 At the time of application, the candidate should submit a Sponsorship Certificate from the organization in which the candidate is employed giving an undertaking

1.5.1 that the candidate would be allowed to fulfill the coursework requirement and qualifier examination

1.5.2 that leave would be granted for the same and the candidate will be allowed to attend the lectures, labs, etc. as per the academic schedule of IIT Goa. Where leave is granted, it would be required for one semester (M.Tech. candidates) and two semesters (B.Tech. candidates) to fulfill coursework requirement. IIT Goa will provide the format for Employer’s Letter (Appendix A)

2. Part-Time Sponsored Candidates

2.1 Candidates should be employed in AND sponsored by

2.1.1 recognized R&D organizations (DSIR recognition or CSIR, DRDO, ICAR, DAE, DoS,

DIT, DST, DBT, ICMR, ICAR, NGRI, GSI)

2.1.2 or companies in the private sector including financial institutions like banks

2.1.3 or Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)

2.2 Experience and Educational Qualification Requirements

As per Sub-section 1.2

2.3 Candidates should be engaged in professional work related to the area of research discipline applied for in part-time Ph.D.

2.4 Fulfillment of GATE requirement may be waived for such candidates depending on prior academic performance and employment experience. However, they may be asked to take a written test.

2.5 Candidates will be asked to appear for an interview before a selection committee.

2.6 At the time of application, the candidate should submit, a Sponsor’s Letter from the organization in which the candidate is employed. The sponsoring organization will give an undertaking:

2.6.1 that the candidate will be paid full salary during the Ph.D. program AND would be allowed to fulfill the coursework requirement and qualifier examination

2.6.2 that leave would be granted for the same and the candidate will be allowed to attend the lectures, labs etc. as per the academic schedule of IIT Goa. Where leave is granted, it would typically be required for two semesters to fulfill coursework requirement. IIT Goa will provide the format for Sponsor’s Letter (Appendix B)

2.7 A co-supervisor (must hold Ph.D. degree) at the employing organization needs to be identified and the organization should be recognized by IIT Goa. Meetings between co-supervisor and supervisor at IIT Goa should be held at least once in a year.

2.8 Appropriate facilities should exist to carry out the planned research work at the employing organization.

How to Apply:

Please read the instructions and proceed for online application portal.

1.    For New Registration Click on Registration.

2.    Fill valid email ID.

3.    Fill the branch applying for (Fill separate applications for different departments).

4.    Please click on submit, you will be redirected to login page.

5.    Please login to the portal.

6.    Candidates are required to fill details as given in the form and save the form.

7.    Candidates are required to upload the recent Passport Photograph (Maximum 200KB; .jpg), scanned copy of Signature (Maximum 12KB; jpg), detailed CV, and Marksheets as per eligibility (Maximum 400KB; .pdf). The CV should mention the projects completed (bachelors and masters) and awards/recognition you received.

8.    The system will not allow you to Submit the application without filling payment details.

9.    Please fill the payment details carefully (see the corresponding section); once filled cannot be edited.

10.After filling all the details, please Preview and Submit your application form. After Final Submit, the system will not allow any further editing.

For any academic query, please mail to academic_query@iitgoa.ac.in and for any technical issue, please mail to phd_tec_issue@iitgoa.ac.in.

Instructions

Candidates are required to apply ONLINE. No downloadable forms are available.

Instructions for Application Fee Payment

The application fee is as follows:

Female candidates: Rs. 100/-

SC/ST/PwD Category candidates: Rs. 100/-

All other candidates: Rs. 200/-

The fee can be paid by NEFT/RTGS online payment system. The details of the institute bank details are:

Bank Name: Corporation Bank

Branch: Farmagudi

Bank Account Number: 520101252594859

Bank Account Name: IIT Goa Main Account

Type of Account: Savings Account

IFSC Code: CORP0001328

MICR Code: 403017045

Candidates are required to enter valid UTR/ITR/Transaction Number and date in the online application form. The application fee is non-refundable.

Closing Date:

Last date for receipt of completed application forms: 28th April, 2019

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