Department of Computer Science and Engineering

PhD Program

Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Indore offers Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in almost all current areas of Computer Science and is looking for highly motivated and dedicated research scholars for its PhD program. It welcomes and accepts applications for admission to PhD program generally in March/April for Autum semester and in September/October for Spring semester. In general, students selected for PhD program have to undergo course-work during first two semesters before actually starting their individual doctoral research work. During these two semesters, students get an opportunity to acquaint themselves with the research activities of faculty members and suitably select their individual research supervisor.

Areas of Research

Faculty members of the department of Computer Science and Engineering are working in cutting-edge research areas. Complete list of areas in which currently active rearch is beining carried out can be found here. Information about faculty members and their research areas can be found here.

Admission Procedure

Selection process for admission to PhD program in discipline of Computer Science and Engineering consists of a written test followed by an interview. Syllabus of written test loosely follows the latest syllabus of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) for Computer Science and Information Technology. Final selections are made considering performance of candidates in both, the written test and the interview.


IIT Indore invites applications for admission to its Regular PhD Program in every quarter of the year. For more details, please refer here.