In India there are 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). These carry Institutes of National Importance (INIs) tag and are dream destination for PhD Scholars. These research universities offer Institute Fellowships as per Ministry of Education norms.
As on 13 October 2022, there are Eight IITs which have opened PhD Admission for January 2023 session.
List of Premier Government Universities and IITs Open PhD Admission for Semester II 2022-23:
- IIT (ISM) Dhanbad- 17 October 2022 (Closing Date)
- IIT Delhi – 31 October 2022 (Closing Date)
- IIT Madras – 31 October 2022 (Closing Date)
- IIT Guwahati – 18 October 2022 (Closing Date)
- IIT Hyderabad – 14 October 2022 (Closing Date)
- IIT Kharagpur- 11 October 2022 (Closing Date)
- IIT Bombay – 25 October 2022 (Closing Date)
- IIT Gandhinagar – 13 October (Closing Date)
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad Announces PhD Admission Sem II 2022-23 with Research Assistantships
Dhanbad, 12 October 2022: Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad [IIT(ISM)], previously known as ISM Dhanbad, has released official notification for – PhD Admission 2022-23. The PhD research areas are available in 21 disciplines.
All candidates seeking admission to the PhD program (full-time, external, sponsored, or part-time PhD) to the institute must apply online through the admission portal of IIT (ISM) Dhanbad.
The Institute may provide full-time PhD students who have qualified GATE or any other eligible national level examination, financial assistance in the form of teaching or research assistantships.
IIT Delhi Opens Admission for PhD Program Semester II 2022-23 with Institute Fellowships
New Delhi, 12 October 2022: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, an Institution of Eminence (IoE), has released Admission Notification for PhD and MS(R) for Semester II 2022-23.
IIT Delhi offers 31 PhD and 16 MS(R) Programmes,
Submission of Online Application Commences on 10 October 2 02 2 (12:00 noon)
Last Date for Submission of Online Application and Application Fee – 31 October 2022 (04:00 pm)
Financial Assistance & Other Support: A scheme for the award of Teaching/Research Assistantship for providing financial assistance to the students exists. In terms of this scheme, those non-sponsored students who are admitted on full-time basis are considered for the award of Teaching/Research Assistantship.
IIT Gandhinagar Announces PhD Admission (Interdisciplinary) Themes Sem II 2022-23
Gandhinagar, 11 October 2022: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar, an Institute of National Importance, has announced PhD Admission for Semester II 2022-23 in Interdisciplinary Themes.
IITGN announces a special call for PhD admissions in interdisciplinary themes.
The application submission deadline is 13 October 2022
Announcement of shortlist (tentative) – 20 October 2022
Application Fees: Rs. 150/- (SC/ST/PD Category), Rs. 300/- (Others)
IIT Madras Opens PhD & MS (by Research) Admission Jan 2023 with 745 Fellowship Seats
Chennai, 08 October 2022: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, an Institute of National Importance, has opened application window for PhD/Direct PhD/MS (by Research) Admission January 2023 Semester. Scholars admitted to PhD and MS programmes under Regular scheme are eligible for the following Half-Time Research Assistantship (HTRA).
The total number of vacant PhD seats with HTRA are 500 while MSC (by Research) seats are 245 for 2022-23 academic year.
Fellowships: Scholars admitted to PhD and M.S. programmes under Regular scheme are eligible for the following Half-Time Research Assistantship (HTRA). PhD Candidates will get Rs 31,000 /- Per Month while MS (By Research) candidates will get Rs 12,400 Per Month. They should work for 8 hours per week in the Departments to earn this assistantship.
IIT Hyderabad Announces PhD Admission January 2023 with Institute Fellowship
Hyderabad, 30 September 2022: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad, invites applications for PhD programmes for the session January 2023. There are 17 departments where PhD programmes are offered. Institute Fellowships are offered to Full Time PhD Scholars.
The application deadline 14 October 2022.
Application portal will be live from 28 September 2022, till 14 October 2022.
IIT Guwahati Opens PhD Admission for 393 Seats December 2022 Session
Guwahati, 28 September 2022: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati, an Institute of National Importance, has announced PhD Admission for December 2022 Session.
Total Number of PhD Seats: The total number of PhD Seats available are 358 for the December 2022 session. Special Seats for Ph.D Programme under CSIR/UGC JRF Scheme are 45.
The PhD Programmes are available for the following types: Regular and Full Time, Sponsored and Full Time, Employed and Part Time, Self-Financed and Full Time, Self-Financed and Part Time, Project Staff and Full Time, Project Staff and Part Time, External and Part Time, and Self-Financed and Full Time Foreign Students.
IIT Kharagpur Opens PhD Admission Spring Semester 2022-23 with Institute Assistantship
Kharagpur, 23 September 2022: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, an Institute of National Importance, has opened PhD Admission for Spring Semester 2022-23. Regular PhD candidates will receive Institute Research Assistantship.
Key Dates & Application Fee:
Commencement of Online application form submission – 21 September 2022
Website closure for submission of online application form – 11 October 2022
Last date for receipt of hard copy of completed application (for Ph.D through Project category only) at the Academic (PGS&R) Section- 13 October 2022
Written Test and Interview to be conducted in the respective Departments/Centres/Schools (for shortlisted candidates only)- 14 November 2022 to 21 November 2022
IIT Bombay Announces PhD Admission for Spring Semester 2022-23 ! Monthly Fellowships @ INR 35K
Mumbai, 28 September 2022: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has announced PhD Admission for Spring Semester 2022-23. The online application portal will open from 09 September 2022. The PhD classes will commence from 02 January 2023.
PhD Admission is available in the following categories:
Teaching Assistantship (TA) [Financial support as per MHRD norm]
Research Assistantship (RA)
Teaching / Research Assistantship Through Project (TAP/RAP)
Fellowship Award (FA)
Sponsored Candidate (SW)
Self-financed – Indian Nationals, including those on Study Leave (SF)
Self-Financed Foreign Nationals (FRNSF)
Foreign Nationals with Indian Council for Cultural Relations Award (ICCR)
Institute Staff of IIT Bombay (IS)
Project Staff (PS)
College Teacher (CT)
Availability of application forms – 09 September 2022
Last date for submission of completed application forms for Spring Semester – 25 October 2022