NIT Patna – Ph.D Admissions 2009-10

National Institute of Technology Patna invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to the Ph. D. Program during academic session 2009-10 under Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Computer Sc & Engg., Architecture, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Humanities & Social Science departments.

Application Form completed in all respects with all enclosures and DD of Rs. 1000/- (for SC/ ST/ PH category: Rs.600/-) drawn in favour of "NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY PATNA" Payable at Patna must reach latest by 20th Nov 2009, 5.00pm to the office of "The Registrar, NIT Patna, Ashok Raj Path, PATNA - 800005 (Bihar)"


CATEGORIES:
The candidate shall be admitted to the Ph. D. Programme under following categories:
Full Time Regular: A student in this category works full-time for his/ her Ph. D. degree. He/ She receives assistantship from the Institute or fellowship from CSIR/ UGC or any other recognized funding agency.

Full-time Sponsored:
A candidate in this category will be sponsored by recognized R&D organization, academic institution, government organization or industry for doing research in the Institute on full-time basis. He/ she must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least one year of professional experience in relevant field. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/ fellowship to such candidate.

Part-time Self Sponsored (Internal):
A candidate in this category will be an employed person of NIT Patna who is desirous of pursuing Ph. D. Programme simultaneously while discharging the duties of his/ her services. He/ she must be a regular employee of the Institute. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/ fellowship to such candidate.

Part-time Self Sponsored (External):
This category refers to the candidates employed in R&D organization/ academic institution/ Industry having adequate research facilities. The research work leading to the Ph. D. Degree shall be carried out largely in the parent organization but with overall guidance provided by faculty member (Institute Supervisor) of the department in which he/ she is enrolled. He/ she must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least two years of professional experience in the relevant field. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/ fellowship to such candidate.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:

Candidates with following qualification shall be eligible for admission to the Ph. D. Programme of the Institute.

For Engineering, Technology and Architecture Departments:
(a) Candidates possessing M. Tech/ M. E/ M. Sc. (Engg.)/ M. Arch or equivalent Degree in relevant branch from a recognized University/ Institute with minimum 60% marks (or a CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale) in the qualifying examination shall be considered for admission in the departments as per their Specialization only.

(b) Candidates possessing B. Tech/ B. E/ B. Sc. (Engg.)/ B. Arch or equivalent Degree in relevant branch from a recognized University/ Institute with minimum 75% marks (or a CGPA of 8.25 in 10 point scale) in all (from 10th onward) examinations including qualifying examination may be considered in exceptional cases after approval of DRC. Such candidates must have professional/ research experience of at least ten years in reputed Institutions/ Organizations.

For Science, Humanities & Social Science Departments:
Candidates possessing Master's Degree in the area of Science, Humanities and Social Science from a recognized University/ Institute with minimum 60% marks (or a CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale) in the qualifying examinations shall be considered for admission in the departments as per their Specialization only.

Important Dates
Last date of application: 20th Nov 2009, 5.00pm
Written Test and Interview 28th Nov 2009 (Sat)

Contact:
The Registrar,
NIT Patna,
Ashok Raj Path,
PATNA - 800005 (Bihar)
http://www.nitp.ac.in

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