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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Guwahati) recruits Ph.D Programme

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Guwahati) invites online application for the recruitment of Ph.D Programme for Any Post Graduate holders

Company name : Indian Institute of Technology (IIT Guwahati)
Posts : Ph.D Programme
Qualification : Any Post Graduate
Salary : Rs.16,000-18,000/- p.m.
No of Post : 01
Location : Guwahati
Last date to apply : 05.11.2014

Details of Post :

Ph.D Programme

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme starting in December 2014. The departments/centres and areas in which these programme will be offered are

Eligibility : Minimum CPI or Percentage of marks in the qualifying degree, with specific requirements for different streams, have been indicated below: Note : a) For eligibility for financial assistance for regular category candidates, please see the section “Financial Support” below. (b) Minimum experience required for Sponsored (Full-time), Self-Financed, Part-Time, and External categories of candidates, have also been indicated below- PhD in Engineering – For admission to the PhD Programme in Engineering departments, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria: i) Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in a relevant area with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks. ii) Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks. iii) Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0, from any of the Centrally Funded Technical Institutions [ Details of the Institutions can be seen from iv) A candidate having a Two-year Master’s degree (after completion of 4-year Bachelor’s degree) or three-year Master’s degree (after completion of 3-year Bachelor’s degree) in Engineering/ Technology/Science in a relevant area with minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of 6.5 or 60% of marks, Or A candidate with a Two-year MSc degree (after completion of 3-year Bachelor’s degree) in a relevant area with minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% marks, is also considered for admission in the Department of Biotechnology. v) A candidate having a Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/ Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks, is also considered for admission in the Department of Biotechnology. vi) A candidate having MSc degree with Mathematics as a subject at bachelor’s level is also considered for admission in the Department of Civil Engineering. The candidate should have a minimum of 7.5 CPI or 70% marks in Master’s level with consistent first class at other levels. vii) A candidate having a Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology or equivalent in a relevant area, with a Postgraduate Degree in Management Science(Finance) or MBA with Finance specialization or equivalent, is also considered for admission in the area of specialization `Construction Management’, of the Department of Civil Engineering. The candidate should have a minimum of 6.5 CPI or 60% marks in Bachelor’s level and 6.5 CPI or 60% marks in the postgraduate degree. viii) A regular student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her MTech studies and having a minimum CPI of 8.0 at the end of second semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her third semester of study. Such students can receive only PhD Degree. ix) A student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her BTech studies and having a minimum CPI of 6.5 at the end of sixth semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her seventh semester of study. Such students can receive dual BTech and PhD Degree. Both the degrees will be awarded after completion of PhD degree. PhD in Design For admission to the PhD Programme in Design, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria: i) Candidates having MArch/MDes degree or MTech/ME degree in a relevant area, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks. ii) Master’s degree in Applied Arts/Ergonomics/Fine Arts/ Psychology/ Physiology with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks. iii) Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Design or Engineering/Technology or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks. iv) Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0, from any of the Centrally Funded Technical Institutions [ Details of the Institutions can be seen from http://mhrd.gov.in/funded_technical_inst_hindi ] v) A two-year Post-graduate Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or equivalent) with first class at Bachelor’s level. vi) BFA (4-year professional programme, after 10+2)/GD Art (5-year programme after 10th standard) with one year professional experience, with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks. vii) A regular student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her MDes studies and having a minimum CPI of 8.0 at the end of second semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her third semester of study. Such students can receive only PhD Degree. viii) A student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her BDes studies and having a minimum CPI of 6.5 at the end of sixth semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her seventh semester of study. Such students can receive dual BDes and PhD Degree. Both the degrees will be awarded after completion of PhD degree. PhD in Science- For admission to the PhD Programme in Science departments, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria: i) Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks. ii) Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks. iii) Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Science from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)/Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0. iv) Four-year Bachelor’s degree in a related area in Engineering/Technology/Design/Science (from other than IITs/IISc) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks. PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences For admission to the PhD Programme in the department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria i) Master’s degree in Arts/Commerce/Science in a relevant area with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent. ii) Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks. iii) Four-year Bachelor’s degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0. iv) Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/Design or equivalent (from other than IITs) in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% marks. PhD in Centres- i) Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Architecture/Medical Sciences in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks. ii) Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% of marks. iii) Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0, from any of the Centrally Funded Technical Institutions [ Details of the Institutions can be seen from Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks. v) Master’s degree in Social Sciences, in a relevant area, with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks, is also considered for admission to the Centre for the Environment

Institute assistantships will be available to eligible PhD students as per prevailing (MHRD, GOI) norms, as applicable from time to time. The present rates of assistantships are as below:

Qualifying Degree

Assistantship Rates

 

BE/BTech/MSc equivalent with valid and qualifying GATE score [valid and qualifying CEED score (for Dept. of Design)] above the prescribed cut off level/NET/INSPIRE qualification

 

[GATE/CEED/NET/INSPIRE score/certificate requirement is exempted for a candidate with Master’s (M.A./M.Sc.) degree from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with minimum CPI of 8.0 OR a Bachelor’s (BTech/BDes) degree from a Centrally Funded Technical Institution(CFTI) with minimum CPI of 7.0]

 

1st & 2nd Year :  Rs.16,000/- p.m.

 

3rd to 5th Year : Rs.18,000/- p.m.

 

 

ME/MTech or equivalent

 

1st & 2nd Year      : Rs.18,000/- p.m.

 

3rd & 4th Year #     Rs.20,000/- p.m.

 

      1. Assistantships from external funding organizations will be available as per terms and conditions of the concerned  funding organizations.
      2. Students receiving assistantships from the Institute or fellowships from any other funding agencies, are required to  perform academic duties as per prevailing norms.
      3. The continuation of the assistantship/fellowship is subject to satisfactory performance of the assigned duties and  satisfactory progress of the student in the PhD Programme

Application Procedure

 

First Step

 

Please get a print-out of the `Guideline for Filling-up Online PhD Application Form’, by visiting the concerned website given below.

 

 

Second Step

 

For filling-up Online Application Form, first of all, please keep ready with you the following documents (including scanned soft copies of some of the documents, as specified below, to be available in your computer or CD or Pen Drive for direct uploading). Otherwise, you may have difficulty in completing on-line submission of your application form.

 

(i)   A scanned soft copy of your recent coloured photograph of size more than 15 KB but less than 80 KB (4.5 cm. x 3.5 cm.) with file type jpeg or jpg or gif only, for direct uploading in to the Online Application FormPlease note that uploading of your coloured photograph is mandatory.

 

IF A SCANNED COPY OF YOUR COLOURED PHOTOGRAPH IS NOT UPLOADED, YOUR ON-LINE APPLICATION MAY BE REJECTED.

 

(ii)  A copy of your Date of Birth(DoB) Certificate (this will be required, if DoB is not mentioned in your Class X/XII Pass Certificate/Mark Sheet);

 

(iii) If applicable, a scanned soft copy of your Caste Certificate [including OBC(NCL) Certificate as per format prescribed below)], in image format like jpeg or jpg or gif only, of size more than 15 KB but less than 100 KB, for direct uploading in to the Online Application Form. Please note that OBC(NCL) certificate should be issued by the competent authority on or after 01-06-2013.

 

 

ALSO PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU APPLY AS  SC/ST/OBC(NCL) CANDIDATE, BUT DO NOT UPLOAD A SCANNED COPY OF THE APPROPRIATE CASTE CERTIFICATE, YOUR CLAIM FOR CONSIDERATION UNDER RESERVATION CATEGORY MAY BE REJECTED; AND YOU MAY BE CONSIDERED UNDER GENERAL CATEGORY.

 

 

 

(iv)   If applicable, attested copy of your `PD’ Certificate.

 

(v) If applicable, the appropriate Form in original relating to candidate’s Category [ i.e. Sponsored (Full-Time)/ IITG’s Project Staff/ Part-Time/ External (Sponsored) etc.] – as per format prescribed below.

 

(vi) Scanned soft copies of (a) Pass Certificate (Original/Provisional) and (b) Consolidated Mark Sheet of the Qualifying Degree, size more than 15 KB but less than 100 KB, for direct uploading in to the Online Application Form.

 

If you are not in a position to upload scanned copy of your qualifying degree pass certificatedue to reasons beyond your control, if called for Written Test and/or Interview, you will be allowed to personally submit the same in the concerned Department/Centre on the day of Written Test and/or Interview.

 

BUT, IF YOU HAVE ALREADY COMPLETED YOUR QUALIFYING DEGREE PROGRAMME, AND DO NOT UPLOAD SCANNED COPY OF THE CONSOLIDATED MARK SHEET, YOUR ON-LINE APPLICATION MAY BE REJECTED.

 

THOSE APPEARING IN THEIR FINAL EXAMINATION will need to scan and upload only the Mark Sheet of previous semester/year of the Qualifying Degreeand this isMANDATORY.

 

Please note that, if called for Written Test and/or Interview, the candidate will have to produce the Originals as well as Attested copies of all the documents relating to educational qualifications (from Class X onwards). This is also applicable for the result awaited candidates, except that along with other required documents they will produce Original as well as attested copies of all Mark Sheets up to the previous semester/year of the Qualifying Degree.

 

(vii) if applicable, Original Score Card/Certificate relating to your GATE/CEED/ NET/INSPIRE etc.*

 

(viii) if applicable, attested copy of Certificates relating to your  professional experience etc.

 

(ix) Demand Draft : Demand Draft is NOT REQUIRED now. It will be required for a candidate only and only if he/she is called to appear in Written Test and/or Interview.

 

In other words, if a candidate is shortlisted and called** to appear in Written Test and/or Interview, only then he/she will be required to arrange a Demand Draft for Rs.150/- (Rs.75/- for SC/ST/PD candidates), from any nationalized bank, in favour of INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GUWAHATI, payable at Guwahati.

 

 

Note:   * If you are yet to receive the original GATE/CEED/NET/INSPIRE Score Card/ Certificate, at least get the downloaded version of the same  from the concerned website.

 

 

 **  Instead of waiting to receive the call letter, you may keep on visiting and seeing updates in the website of the department/centre in which you are applying for admission.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU ARE NOW NOT REQUIRED TO SEND HARD COPIES OF ANY APPLICATION RELATED DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING THE DOWNLOADED ON-LINE APPLICATION FORM OR ANY DEMAND DRAFT, TO THE INSTITUTE.

 

IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED AND CALLED BY THE CONCERNED ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT/CENTRE FOR WRITTEN TEST AND/OR INTERVIEW,  THEN ONLYYOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PERSONALLY BRING ALL SUCH DOCUMENTS IN ORIGINAL (ALONG WITH A SET OF DUPLICATE COPIES).

 

 

 

Third Step

 

Please:

 

(i) enter in to the zone of Online Application Form by visiting the concerned website given below; and

 

(ii) fill-up the Online Application Form [by going through  the `Guideline for Filling-up Online PhD Application Form’ ] and submit ( i.e. execution of `Final Submit’ function);

 

(iii) Upload your photo and other relevant documents as explained at points (i), (iii), (vi) and (vii) under Second Step above.

 

YOU CAN UPLOAD THESE DOCUMENTS ONLY AFTER SUCCESSFUL SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATION FORM [i.e. ONLY AFTER (not before or simultaneously)successful execution of `Final Submit’ function).

 

YOU ARE AGAIN REMINDED THAT UPLOADING OF DOCUMENTS AS STATED AGAINST POINTS (i), (iii), (vi)  AND (vii) UNDER SECOND STEP ABOVE, AREMANDATORY. IF YOU DO NOT COMPLY TO THIS REQUIREMENT, YOUR APPLICATION MAY BE REJECTED.

 

Fourth Step

 

Please:

 

(a) take a print-out of your filled-up Online Application Form; and

 

(b) also keep a copy of your Filled-up Online Application Form saved in your computer or a CD or a Pen Drive (if the computer does not belong to you) for your future reference.

 

Fifth Step

After getting the print-out of your Online Application Form, you may put your signature with date on the print-out of your filled-up Online Application Form.

 

YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO SEND THE SIGNED HARD COPY [DOWNLOADED COPY] OF YOUR APPLICATION FORM TO IIT GUWAHATI NOW@.

 

Note: @    Please note that, if you are called to appear in Written Test and/or Interview, then onlyyou will be required to submit (i) all these documents (including your signed and filled-upOnline Application Form), PLUS (ii) the required Demand Draft in original [as explained at point (ix) under `Second Step’], in the Department/Centre in which you are applying for admission.   .

 

FURTHER, IF YOU ARE INTENDING TO APPLY FOR ADMISSION TO PHD PROGRAMMES OF MORE THAN ONE DEPARTMENT/CENTRE, you will be required to follow the entire process COMPLETELY SEPARATELY for each of the concerned departments/centres.

 

LASTLY, PLEASE NOTE THAT, IN CASE OF ANY MISTAKE, YOU CAN EDIT AND CORRECT CONTENTS OF YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION FORM, UP TO ITS LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION   [ i.e. UP TO 05-11-2014 ] ONLY.

 

How to apply :

Starting of online application process from 10.00 a.m. of 15 October 2014 onwards. Closing of online application process by 5.00 p.m. of 5 November 2014

Important dates to remember :

Last date to apply : 05.11.2014

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