Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur invites applications for admission in “Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme for Electronics and IT”. This PhD scheme is an initiative of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY).
The scheme has following provisions:
1. Monthly fellowship for full time PhD candidates @ Rs. 22,500 for 1st and 2nd year, and @ Rs. 25,000 for 3rd, 4th, and 5th year. One time incentive of Rs. 2.5 lakhs for part time PhD candidates to be given at the time of the completion of PhD.
2. Annual contingency grant @ Rs 30,000 per year per fulltime PhD student. 3. Reimbursement of rent for fulltime PhD student as per the scheme.
Only those applicants who are interested in at least one of the areas should apply 1. (a) Video/Image/Audio Super Compression. (b) Non penetrative diagnostics. 2. (a) Sensing Techniques. (b) Ultra Dense and Ultra Low Power Memories. 3. (a) Secure System and Networks (For Mobile Healthcare data). (b) Automotive (For condition monitoring and Fault Diagnosis). (c) Medical Electronics 4. (a) Improved Spectral Efficiency, Massive MIMO, Carrier Aggregation. (b) Energy Efficiency at UE. (c) Low latency mobile communication to provide real time application. (d) HetNet enhanced Inter-Cell Inference Coordination (eICIC). (e) Device-to-Device (D2D) communication. 5. Cognitive radios and Self-organizing networks (SON) 6. (a) Advanced Photonics Integrated Circuits for high speed optical transmission. (b) Silicon Photonics and its Applications in Communication and Computing. 7. Advanced Encryption Technologies in Optical Communication 8. Smart electricity grid measuring and control mechanism to auto manage the load and dispatch situation.
Candidates can fill in the online form giving a maximum of four choices from the research areas given above. A maximum of ten candidates will be selected in this scheme. There will be a written test and/or interview for the applicants fulfilling the eligibility criteria given below:
Applicant should fulfil one of the following three criteria. 1) M.Tech./M.E./M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Information and Communication Technology, Computer Science and Engineering. Minimum 6.5 CGPA/CPI (out of 10) or 60% marks (6.0 CGPA/CPI or 55% marks for SC/ST) 2) B.E/B. Tech./ B.Sc. (Engineering) in Electrical engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication, Information Technology, Information and Communication Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, or M.Sc. (Electronics) with 7.0 CGPA/CPI or 65% marks (6.5 CGPA/CPI or 60% marks for SC/ST), and one of the following (i) A valid GATE score, or JRF of UGC or CSIR. (ii) Relevant industry experience in a reputed company working in at least one of the theme areas listed above. 3) B. Tech. Degree from an IIT, with a minimum CGPA/CPI of 8.00 (out of 10). 4) Sponsored Candidates: There can be selection of two candidates (out of ten) under sponsored category; provided sponsoring agency agrees to provide matching funding as per ‘the PhD Scheme’ of Deity. Some or all the eligibility criteria given above from 1) to 3) can be relaxed. In case suitable candidates, in this category are not found, all ten selections will be made as per the eligibility criteria mentioned above.
Last date of filling online application form: 8th November 2014
Announcement of short listed candidates for the admission process: 13th November 2014
Date of written test and/or Interview: 8th December 2014