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Admission to Ph.D. Programmes for July 2019 Session


Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for July 2019 Session admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programmes of IIT Guwahati.

Applications are to be submitted online.
If you are applying to more than one department/ center, then you need to register and apply separately for each department/ center.
Before applying, please carefully go through information given in each of the following links.

Online Application Submission Process is ended at 23:59 hours of April 15, 2019 (Monday).

 Other Information/ Instructions 

  Validity of OBC-NCL Certificate: The OBC-NCL certificates uploaded/ submitted by the OBC-NCL candidates must be issued on or after April 01, 2018. Any OBC-NCL certificate issued before April 01, 2018 is treated as invalid.

  Validity of Income & Asset Certificate for EWS: To avail benefit of reservation under the Economically Weaker Section (EWS), the candidates should upload/ submt a copy of Income and Asset Certificate (of last financial year) issued on or after April 01, 2018. Any Income and Asset certificate issued before April 01, 2018 is treated as invalid.

  Reimbursement of Travel Fare by Train: For attending PhD interview, the Regular Category candidates shall be provided reimbursement of travel expenses at the rate of to-and-fro sleeper class railway fare or equivalent (as per IITG's travel reimbursement rules).

  Limiting Number of Candidates for the Selection Process: The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for written test and/or interview/ portfolio review, if required, based on performance in GATE/ NET/ CEED/ INSPIRE, grades/ marks in the qualifying degree examination, etc.

  Candidates who are in Final Semester of Qualifying Degree: Candidates still to appear in their qualifying degree examinations may also apply, provided they appear in all their qualifying degree examinations and complete all requirements for their degrees before 15-07-2019. If selected, such candidates shall be admitted provisionally, and they will have to furnish the results of their qualifying degree examinations latest by 23-08-2019. Further, they must fulfil the minimum requirements of marks/CPI, and other conditions like valid GATE/ NET/ CEED score (as may be applicable) etc., as mentioned under eligibility requirements for respective programmes. Failure to fulfil any of these requirements shall automatically result in cancellation of admission.

  Cautionary Note: The above information is not the complete set of Rules & Regulations for the Ph.D. programmes of IIT Guwahati.

  Legal Jurisdiciton: The Courts at Guwahati alone shall have the jurisdiction to settle and decide all matters and disputes related to the above referred admission process, as IIT Guwahati is the organizing Institute.

  Contact Details: For any query or details, please contact

Joint Registrar (Academic Affairs)

Academic Affairs Section

IIT Guwahati


Assam, India

Phone: +91-0361-258 2200/ 2192


Fax: +91-0361-2582090