Applications are invited for admission to the Ph.D. Programme [Regular, Sponsored and Individual Fellowship (i.e. CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE categories)] of the Institute in all disciplines of Engineering, Technology, Science, Architecture & Regional Planning, Humanities & Social Sciences, Law and Management. Admission to reserved-category candidates will be done as per Government of India notification.

Applicants are required to apply online. Application fee is Rs. 500/- for General/OBC and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST candidates. Women candidates are exempted from the payment of application fees.

Applicants are advised to visit the concerned Department Webpage for more details about research areas and faculty. They must also read Ph.D. Regulations of the institute for ELIGIBILITY and other details.

Admission Notice to appear in the newspapers September 13, 2015
Online application forms to be made available from September 14, 2015
Website closure for submission of online application form October 13, 2015
Date of Test & Interviews in Depts/Centres/Schools (for short listed candidates) November 30 – December 3, 2015 (tentative)
Joining date for selected candidates December 29, 2015 (Tentative)


STEP-I : Fill in the ONLINE application form

Register with Your Email Id and Login. FILL in the appropriate data. Please note that you have to upload your testimonials wherever it is required to validate your information along with your digital photograph and signature.

STEP-II : Make PAYMENT and SUBMIT Application

Payment of application fee has to be made through online payment gateway only. However, women candidates are exempted from payment of application fees.


After final submission of your online application, you will be able to generate your online application print with your specific details/data. This application print may be retained with you for future requirement.

Please note that you NEED NOT SEND the application by post. Your application will be considered on the basis of your final submission through online. You can check submission, shortlisting, selection and other application related status from Application Status menu. You should remember your login id and password for the same.

N.B. The candidates shortlisted for test & interview will be informed through email only. Their names will also be notified in the webpage. However, candidates can see their status through login and download the interview letter, if shortlisted.