In India there are 32 National Institutes of Technology (NITs). These institutes offer attractive Teaching Assistantship or Institutional Fellowships to PhD scholars.
As on 22 May 2022, Nine NITs have opened PhD Admission for July 2022. The total number of vacant PhD seats are expected be more than 1,000.
List of NITs Open PhD Admission:
- NIT Agartala -07 June 2022
- NIT Jaipur -06 June 2022
- NIT Puducherry – 05 June 2022
- NIT Patna- 113 PhD seats- 22 June 2022 (Closing Date)
- NIT Jamshedpur -64 Seats- 06 June 2022
- NIT Andhra Pradesh – 13 June 2022
- NIT Bhopal- 150 Seat with fellowships- 03 June 2022
- NIT Trichy- 146 seats- 06 June 2022 (Extended)
- NIT Silchar – 06 June 2022
NIT Agartala Opens PhD Admission July-December 2022 with Institute Assistantships
Agartala, Tripura, 30 May 2022: National Institute of Technology (NIT) Agartala, an Institute of National Importance, has invited applications for PhD Programmes for July 2022 Academic Session. Institute Assistantship benefits are available for Full Time Research scholars.
PhD Admission is available in the following subject groups: (a)Engineering, (b)Science (c) Management Humanities & Social Sciences Departments.
Key Dates & Application Fees: The last date of online fee payment is 07 June 2022 ( 02 PM). The last date of submission online application is 07 June 2022 (1.59 PM).
NIT Jaipur Opens PhD & MTech Admission July 2022 with Institute Assistantship
Jaipur, Rajasthan, 28 May 2022: Malaviya National Institute of Technology (MANIT) Jaipur, an Institute of National Importance & popularly known as NIT Jaipur, has called invited applications for PhD Programmes Odd Semester 2022-23.
The Institute may provide financial assistance to postgraduate students in the form of teaching or research assistantships (referred to as Institute Assistantship). Assistantships are awarded on a semester to semester basis for a period of up to four semesters for M.Tech./M.Plan. students and up to ten semesters for PhD students.
PhD Admission Categories:
Last Date of submission of Online Application form : 06 June 2022 (till 5.00 PM)
NIT Puducherry Opens PhD Admission July 2022 with 40 Institute Fellowships
Puducherry, 22 May 2022: National Institute of Technology (NIT), Puducherry, an Institute of National Importance, has released PhD Admission Notification for July 2022 session. The PhD programmes are available 10 departments.
Regular full time scholars will get institute fellowship/JRF. The total number of Institute Fellowships seats are 40.
PhD Admission Categories:
Full time institute fellowship/JRF
Sponsored by candidates
Sponsored from industries
Self-financed (Indian / Foreign)
Institute Project Staff (Internal)
Part Time (On Campus)
Part Time (External)
Key Dates: Last date of submission of form to the Institute is 05 June 2022.
An Application Fee of Rs.1000/- (Rs.500/- (for SC/ST/PH) must be paid.
NIT Patna Opens PhD Admission with Fellowships July-Dec 2022 for 113 Seats
Patna, 19 May 2022: National Institute of Technology (NIT) Patna, an Institute of National Importance, has invited applications from eligible candidates for admission to PhD Program (Full Time / Part Time) for July-December 2022 Semester. Full Time PhD with scholarship, funded by NIT Patna, is available.
The total number of vacant seats for the current session is 113 in 10 departments.
PhD Applications Available at the following Types:
Full Time PhD Programme
JRF/SRF working at NIT Patna
Non-PhD regular Faculty and Faculty appointed on consolidated salary of NIT Patna
NIT Jamshedpur Opens PhD Admission July 2022 with 64 Seats for Fellowships
Jamshedpur, 18 May 2022: National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jamshedpur, an Institute of National Importance, has announced PhD Admission for Autumn Semester 2022-2023.
The institute offers PhD Admission on the following types:
Institute Research Scholars (Full Time)
Sponsored Research Scholars (Full Time)
Self-Financed Research Scholars (Full Time)
Self -Financed Research Scholars (Part Time)
Faculty/Staff/Sponsored Project Fellow of N.I.T. Jamshedpur (Part Time)
Total Number of Vacant PhD Seats with Fellowships: The total number of vacant PhD Seats under Institute Research Scholars (Full Time) are 64. Candidates under this category are entitled for fellowship from the Institute as per MHRD norms. The candidate must have qualified GATE/NET or any other equivalent test recognized by MoE for award of fellowship.
Last date for receipt of application forms is 06 June 2022
Intimation regarding interview call to be uploaded on institute website-20 June 2022
NIT Andhra Pradesh Opens Admission for PhD & MS July 2022 with Research Assistantship
Tadepalligudem, West Godavari, 14 May 2022: National Institute of Technology (NIT)) Andhra Pradesh, Tadepalligudem, is an Institute of National Importance, announced Admission for PhD and MS (by Research) programs for July 2022. Both Full Time and Part Time PhD Programmes are available. Half Time Research Assistantship (HTRA) is available to the full-time scholars who are admitted to PhD programmes in different departments.
The following is the list of admission modes for PhD and MS programmes:
PhD Full-Time – Stipendiary Category
- – Project category
MS (by Research) – Offered only in externally sponsored mode.
The last date for submitting the online applications is 13 June 2022.
NIT Bhopal Opens PhD Admission 2022-23 for 150 Seats with Teaching Assistantship
Bhopal, 12 May 2022: Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal, popularly known as NIT, an Institute of National Importance, has released PhD Admission Notification for 2022-23.
Full Time Research Students (150 number of seats) are eligible for Teaching Assistantship as per Minitry of Education norms.
PhD Programmes available in the following categories: Full Time Research Students; Sponsored Full Time; JRF/Project Associates; and Internal faculty members working in MANIT Bhopal.
Key Dates: The closing date for submission of application is 03 June 2022.
NIT Surathkal Opens PhD Admission July 2022 for 140 seats with Institute Fellowships
Surathkal, Karnataka, 09 May 2022: National Institute of Technology (NIT), Surathkal, an Institute of National Importance, has called for applications for Admission to MTech (Sponsored), MTech (Research) and PhD Programmes 2022-23.
The total PhD intake capacity is 140 for the current session with Institute’s fellowships. The vacant seats are available in 14 departments:
Intake for MTech (Research) for 2022-23 -63
Intake for MTech (Sponsored .Programme) for 2022 –23
Fellowships: Full time research scholars are eligible for a fellowship of Rs. 31,000/- pm for the first two years and Rs. 35,000/-pm for the remaining two years on satisfactory progress.
Key Dates & Application Fees:
Last Date for Online Submission of applications – 25 May 2022 (Wednesday)
Last Date for hard copy of applications to reach NITK – 27 May 2022 (Friday)
NIT Rourkela Announces PhD Admission July 2022 with Institute Fellowships ! Online Test
Rourkela, Odisha, 16 May 2022: National Institute of Technology (NIT) Rourkela, has released phD Admission notification for July 2022 Semester commencing from July 2022. The PhD Admission is available for Institute Fellowship or External Fellowship categories. However, admission may also be considered without fellowship. Students with external fellowship like JRF-NET are especially encouraged to apply.
Key Dates: Application form will be available in the Institute website for online submission
06 May 2022 (Friday) to 27 May 2022 (Friday)
Publication of result of scrutiny in the website (announcement section) – 07 June 2022 (Tuesday)
NIT Trichy Opens PhD Admission July 2022 for 146 Seats with Fellowships
Tiruchirappalli, 27 April 2022: National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli, Top NIT as per NIRF 2021, has invited applications from eligible candidates for admission to PhD for July 2022 session.
There are four types of PhD programmes available for admission:
(a) Full-Time: (i) Half-Time Research Assistantship (HTRA), and (ii) Externally Funded (iii) Non-Stipendiary
(b) Part-Time: In-Service (i) Internal and (ii) External
Total PhD Seats: There are 17 departments offering PhD Programmes. The total number of PhD Seats with Institute Fellowships are 146 (Full Time-Stipendiary Category).
Key Dates & Application Fees: The closing date for submission of online application is 27 May 2022.
NIT Silchar Opens PhD Admission with Institute Fellowship for July- Dec 2022 session
Silchar, 06 May 2022: National Institute of Technology (NIT), Silchar, an Institute of National Importance, has released PhD Admission Notification for July- December 2022 session. The PhD programmes are available 11 departments.
PhD Admission is available under Group A and Group B category.
GROUP A: PhD Program – Regular Category who may receive fellowship from the MoE / CSIR/UGC or any other recognized funding agency.
Fellowship: As per MoE / CSIR / UGC guidelines.
GROUP B: Ph.D. Program–No financial assistance or stipend by NIT Silchar will be provided for this GROUP.
Key Dates: Last date of submission of form to the Institute is 06 June 2022