Sunday, March 29, 2009

IIT Roorkee Ph.D. Programmes 2009

Indian Institue of Technology Roorkee (Formerly University of Roorkee), invites applications for admission to full time/part time Ph.D. Programmes in the following departments/centres:

DEPARTMENTS at IIT Roorkee offering Ph.D Admissions 2009

• Alternate Hydro-Energy Centre
• Architecture and Planning
• Biotechnology
• Chemical Engineering
• Chemistry
• Civil Engineering
• Earthquake Engineering
• Earth Sciences
• Electrical Engineering
• Electronics & Computer Engg.
• Humanities and Social Sciences
• Hydrology
• Management Studies
• Mathematics
• Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
• Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
• Physics
• Paper Technology
• Water Resources & Management

• 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


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 .

RESERVATION/RELAXATION for IIT Roorkee Ph.D Admissions 2009

a) Relaxation in eligibility requirement in terms of minimum CGPA upto 5.5 or 55% marks in aggregate will be given to SC, ST and Persons with Disability (PD) 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) Persons 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/PD applicants minimum valid GATE score requirement will be 50 percentile.

d) Reservation for OBC/SC/ST/PD will be as per Govt. of India directive/Institute rules.


(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”

GENERAL INFORMATION for IIT Roorkee Ph.D Admissions 2009
• Application form and other details can be downloaded from 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).

• Please visit the Institute website for detailed information concerning admissions and application forms. Employed candidates seeking admission must submit Application Form through their employer alongwith ‘No Objection’.

ASSISTANTSHIP offered for IIT Roorkee Ph.D Admissions 2009

• Some MHRD Assistantships may be available, as per Institute Regulations.

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