Admission to Full-Time Ph.D. Program IIT Goa

  • 11 April 2019

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GOA 
Farmagudi, Ponda, Goa 403401

Applications are invited ONLINE for admission to the Ph.D. Program for the Academic Year 2019-2020

Autumn Semester, Academic Year 2019-2020


Minimum Eligibility Criteria (refer to BOTH the Sections I and II below)
IA. General Eligibility Criteria for Engineering Streams (Computer Science & Engineering,
Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering)
For GEN/OBC (NC)
ONE of the following:
a) Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree with
a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate
OR
a minimum CGPA/CPI of 6.0 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 6.0 on other corresponding
proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.
OR
First class as specified by the university
b) B. Tech/M. Sc in Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree with
a minimum of 70% marks in aggregate
OR
a minimum CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 7.0 on other corresponding
proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.
AND
Additional requirements as listed in Section II below.
For SC/ST/PwD
ONE of the following:
c) Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree with
a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate
OR
a minimum CGPA/CPI of 5.5 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 5.5 on other corresponding
proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.
d) B. Tech/M. Sc in Engineering/Technology or equivalent degree with
a minimum of 65% marks in aggregate
OR
a minimum CGPA/CPI of 6.5 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 6.5 on other corresponding
proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.
AND
Additional requirements as listed in Section II below.
For IIT B.Tech. and M.Tech. degree holders
Candidates having a last qualifying degree (i.e. B.Tech. or M.Tech. degree) from IITs with a
CGPA/CPI score of 8 on a scale of 10 and above may be admitted to the Ph.D. program under TA
or TAP positions through written test and/or interview.
IB. General Eligibility Criteria for Science Streams (Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics)
For GEN/OBC (NC): Master’s Degree in Science or equivalent degree with
a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate
OR
First class as specified by the university
OR
a minimum CGPA/CPI of 6.0 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 6.0 on other corresponding
proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.
For SC/ST/PwD: Master’s Degree in Science or equivalent degree with
a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate
OR
a minimum CGPA/CPI of 5.5 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 5.5 on other corresponding
proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.
IC. General Eligibility Criteria for Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS) Streams (Economics,
Language & Literature)
For GEN/OBC (NC): Master’s Degree in Arts or equivalent degree in allied subjects with
a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate
OR
a minimum CGPA/CPI of 5.5 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 5.5 on other corresponding
proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.
For SC/ST/PwD: Master’s Degree in Arts or equivalent degree in allied subjects with
a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
OR
a minimum CGPA/CPI of 5.0 on a scale of 10 or an equivalent to 5.0 on other corresponding
proportional requirements when the scales are other than 10.
II. Candidates eligible in sections IA(b), IA(d), IB, and IC must fulfill ONE of the following additional
requirements:
i) Valid GATE Score in the relevant streams
ii) Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) of CSIR/ UGC/ NBHM/ DBT/ ICAR/ ICMR/ ICPR or
iii) DST INSPIRE Fellowship in the relevant streams
iv) Candidates having UGC-NET Lectureship (LS) are also eligible for Teaching Assistantship in
addition to other academic qualifications in the Humanities & Social Sciences stream
v) Minimum of 2 years of professional experience (acquired after obtaining the qualifying degree
and completed before the starting of the semester in which admission is sought) in the relevant
areas. This criterion is only applicable for IA(b) and IA(d) given above.
vi) School of Electrical Sciences and Mechanical Sciences offer TA through Project (TAP)
category based on their availability. The eligibility criteria for TAP category is same is that of
TA category. The duration of funding for a TAP category Ph.D. student is for a minimum of 3
years and only till the tenure of the project. Candidates must submit an undertaking for selffinance for the period after the project funding.
Schedule for PhD Admissions for year 2019-20
*For application forms, information brochure and other details, please visit the website
https://www.iitgoa.ac.in/admission.php
Program Mode of
Application
Availability of
application forms
Last date for receipt of
completed application forms
Ph.D. Online 10-04-2019 28-04-2019

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