Welcome to the Doctoral Programme

Eligibility  Criteria

Department-wise Minimum Eligibility Criteria for Admission to Ph.D. Programmes

Department Minimum eligibility criteria

Computer Science & Engineering (CSE),

Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE),

Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering (MME)

  • Master's degree in engineering in relevant field with 60 % marks or equivalent CPI/CGPA.

    OR

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering in relevant field (typically 4-year Programme) with a minimum of 80 % marks or equivalent CPI/CGPA and a valid GATE score in the relevant area of application#. (e.g. For Ph.D. in CSE, a B.Tech(CSE) with indicated percentage or CPI/CGPA and a valid GATE score in Computer Science and Information Technology(CS) ).

Physics

  • Master's degree in Physics or in the relevant subject with 55% marks or equivalent CPI/CGPA.

    OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in science and engineering (typically 4-year programme) relevant to Physics with 80% marks or equivalent CPI/CGPA and a valid GATE score in the relevant area of application.

Mathematics

  • Master's degree in Mathematics or in the relevant subject with 55% marks or equivalent CPI/CGPA.

    OR

  • Bachelor’s degree in science and engineering (typically 4-year programme) relevant to Mathematics with 80% marks or equivalent CPI/CGPA and a valid GATE score in the relevant area of application.

Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS)

  • Master's degree in related subject/relevant areas with 55% marks or equivalent CPI/CGPA.

Please note that the qualifying degree of applicant should be from an accredited university /deemed-to-be-university or an institution of higher learning of comparable standing. The eligibility criteria given above are the absolute minimum. Institute may prescribe any requirements over and above these. In case the candidates are awarded grades/CPI/CGPA instead of marks, applicant would have to produce the grade-percentage conversion criterion or formula provided by the university/institution from where the applicant has obtained the degree. In case, where, a university/institute does not provide any scheme for converting CPI/CGPA into equivalent marks, UGC and AICTE guidelines would be applicable.