PhD Admission for AY: 2020-2021

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Last date of online application
July 20, 2020 (Monday) Sep 11, 2020 (Friday)

Last date of receiving recommendations of two referees
July 24, 2020 (Friday) Sep 18, 2020 (Friday)

Online Interview Date:
July 27-29, 2020 Sep 24-27, 2020 (Thursday - Sunday) Oct 1,Oct 3 and Oct 4, 2020

Please refer to the advertisement for the eligibility criteria. Candidates are strongly advised to visit the profiles of the faculty members(Click here) before applying for the PhD Program.
Application Procedure:

  • Candidates must apply ONLINE through our website Click here
  • This will generate a unique application number for each applicant.
  • Applications must be submitted online before the above-mentioned date.

  • After online submission of application, candidates must send the PDF of the application form along with the scanned copies of the fee payment receipt, and self-attested copies of supporting documents (10th marksheet, 12th marksheet, BTech degree marksheets and certificate, GATE score card, Master degree marksheets and certificate, Caste Certificate, if applicable and all other relevant certificates) in the mentioned order (all combined into a single PDF file) to within the online application deadline.

  • There is no need to send hard copies of the application form and supporting documents through POST or COURIER.
  • SW category candidates must also submit NOC, experience certificate, last three months salary slips, and Employers PAN card along with above mentioned documents with their application forms.
  • Candidates must also submit a statement of purpose (SOP) explaining why they would like to pursue a PhD in the specific research area (300 to 400 words) along with the application form.
  • Letters of recommendation must be sent by referees to before the above-mentioned date.

    Online interviews would be conducted between July 27 to 29 September 24 to 27 October 1,3,4, 2020 through Google Meet platform. Detailed schedule regarding the interview will be intimated to the eligible/shortlisted candidates later. For more details and latest updates, candidates are advised to regularly visit IITI CSE website

    Important Points:

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be called/emailed for online interview.
  • GATE qualification is not compulsory for DF/ IS/ CT/ SW/ FA category candidates.

    Candidates who are Fellowship Awardees from the funding agencies such as CSIR, UGC, DST etc. are highly encouraged to apply under FA category. Such candidates should send the copy of the letter of the fellowship award along with their applications.
    For any further queries

    Please contact: PhD Admission Cell,
    Indian Institute of Technology Indore,Indore-453552, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India.

    For queries specific to the Discipline:
    emails can be sent to