November 23, 2008

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Ph.D. programmes 2009

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Ph.D. programmes 2009

National Institute of Technology Calicut (NITC) invites applications for doing research leading to Ph.D. degree is available in the following departments:

*Architecture AR
*Chemical Engineering CH
*Civil Engineering CE
*Computer Science and Engineering CS
*Electrical Engineering EE
*Electronics Engineering EC
*Mechanical Engineering ME
*Mathematics MA
*Science and Humanities SH

Admission to the Ph.D. programmes will be in the following schemes: (i) Full Time (FT), (ii) External (EX) and (iii) Internal (IN).

Twenty four Ph.D. fellowships distributed among various departments are available for candidates under full time scheme.

Eligibility and academic requirements for admission to Ph.D. Programmes
The candidates for Ph.D. Programmes may be offered admission, based on certain minimum academic requirements to be satisfied by the candidates as given below:

I. Faculty of Engineering:
M.Tech. Degree in Engineering/Technology in the appropriate branch of study with first class or minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) [For SC/ST candidates, the minimum mark is 50% (CGPA 5.5/10)].

II. Faculty of Architecture:
Master’s degree in Architecture/Design/Planning/Engineering/Technology or its equivalent with first class or minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) [For SC/ST candidates, the minimum mark is 50% (CGPA 5.5/10)].

III. Faculty of Science & Humanities:
Master’s degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/Chemistry/Physics/Humanities (English Language Teaching) with first class or minimum 60% marks (CGPA 6.5/10) or equivalent, [for SC/ST candidates, the minimum mark is 50% marks (CGPA 5.5/10)] and a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET fellowship in the relevant areas tenable from the current year. Candidates applying for External registration do not require GATE score or UGC/CSIR/NBHM/NET fellowship.
The maximum age for admission to Ph.D. programme is 50 years.

Selection of Candidates
The admission to Ph.D. Programmes will be on the basis of written test and/or interview, by the respective Department.

Financial Assistance
A few research fellowships are available to full time research scholars who are not receiving any financial support/ scholarship from other Agencies or State or Central Governments. They are required to assist the Department in the academic work for at least 8 hours per week as per guidelines issued by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Govt. of India, in addition to satisfying other conditions for the award / renewal of the fellowship.

How to apply-:
1. Use only the appropriate Application Forms downloaded from NITC Website.

2. Candidates applying for admission to different departments will have to write the corresponding codes in the appropriate columns in the Application Form.

3. A passport size photograph taken not earlier than 3 months is to be affixed on the Application Form. The photo in the application should be self-attested. Additional six copies of the same photograph and one stamp size photograph should be produced at the time of counseling/admission.

4. Demand Draft towards application fee (Rs. 600/- for Open and External candidates, Rs. 300/- for SC/ST candidates drawn in favour of “Director NIT Calicut” payable at State Bank of India, NIT Calicut Branch (Code No. 2207) is to be enclosed.

Applications with all the above enclosures should be sent by Registered Post/ Speed Post so as to reach the Chairperson – PG Admissions, National Institute of Technology Calicut, NIT Campus PO, Calicut - 673 601, Kerala on or before 25-11-2008.

Important Dates-:

Last Date for Receipt of Completed Applications - 25-11-2008
Tentative date for Test/Interview - 15-19 December 2008

Contact information-:
Chairperson - PG Admissions
National Institute of Technology Calicut
NIT Campus P.O, Calicut 673 601
Kerala, India

Telephone: 0495 2286118

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