Date of Advertisement: September 15, 2016

PhD Admission for Autumn Semester of AY: 2016-2017

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The schedule of the test and interview is as follows:

Date:  October 14, 2016 (Friday)
Reporting time: 9:00 AM

POD Building,
Simrol Campus, 
Indian Institute of Technology Indore, 
Indore-453552, Madhya Pradesh, India

Please note that this website will not publish any list of shortlisted candidates. Candidates fulfilling the eligibility/shortlisting criterion mentioned below should appear for the written test and interview. No separate email will be sent to candidates regarding test/interview. Interview may also be scheduled on October 15, 2016 (Saturday).

After Submitting the application online, the same is to be downloaded and the signed hard-copy along with Demand Draft, recent photograph, self-attested relevant certificates (for SW candidates - NOC, experience certificate, last 3 months salary slips and Employer's PAN card) must be brought on the day of test/interview.

Please note that there is no need to send the hard copy of the application by post. However, candidates are advised to e-mail confirmation of their participation in the test/interview process to by October 14, 2016, 6:00 PM.

Syllabus of the written test will be same as the latest syllabus of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

Please check this page regularly for updates.

Eligibility/Short listing criteria

1. ME/M.Tech/MS/M.Phill: First Class* OR

2. BE/B.Tech/MCA: First Class* with Valid GATE Score  OR

3. B.Tech from an IIT: CPI >= 8.0  OR

4. M.Sc. : First Class with Valid GATE/NET Score


*The first class is defined as

(i) 60 % marks for GEN/OBC (55% for SC/ST) category in aggregate or as specified by the university/institute , OR

(ii) CPI/CGPA of 6.0 for GEN/OBC (5.5 for SC/ST) category on the scale of 10; with corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are other than on 10 (for example 4.8 for GEN/OBC category (4.4 for SC/ST) on a scale of 8) , OR

(iii) A first class as specified by the University/Institute awarding the degree


Candidates are strongly advised to visit the profiles of the faculty members available here before applying for the PhD Program.