Admission

Applicants are provisionally shortlisted for written test, interview and statement of purpose presentation for Admission into the PhD programme of CLST as per advertised criteria and field of interests of the applicants.

Call letters have been sent to the shortlisted candidates.

Date of written test and interview : 01 June to 02 June, 2018
Reporting Time: 09:00HRS 01 June, 2018
Venue: Room no. 1G1, Academic Complex Core 1, IIT Guwahati
Criteria for short-listing candidates: Minimum Eligibility Criteria as advertise in the admission notification.


Accommodation for Boys is arranged in Kameng Hostel.
Accommodation for Girls is arranged in Dhansiri Hostel.
[Look for "Hostels" in the IITG Campus Map here.]

You may also kindly note the following:
(a) ACCOMMODATION WILL BE GIVEN ON MULTI-SHARING BASIS. IF NEEDED, HOSTEL CAN ACCOMMODATED IN COMMON ROOMS ALSO.
(b) For bedding, pillow etc., the participants may need to arrange themselves by contacting a suitable vendor. For bedding etc. you can contact to Mr. Rajib-9577313746 / 9085481673; Hemanta: 9085566925; Dul: 9954862926 on payment basis.
(c) For arranging food for the participants, candidates may speak to the hostel mess caterers, mess charge Rs. 30/- breakfast, Rs. 45/- Lunch and Dinner (with Rs. 5/- guest charge).
(d) Only the participant will be provided accommodation. Accompanying persons, if any, cannot be accommodated.

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CLST promotes interdisciplinary research focusing on language analysis and technology development. The centre is founded on the idea that a balanced blend of different disciplines enhance the quality of research. The centre is involved in digital preservation and archiving of linguistic resources and in training manpower to promote such efforts. PhD admission applications are now invited from individuals adapt in working towards their PhD degrees with an interdisciplinary focus.

Admission to PhD Programme
CLST invites application in the following areas:

  • Analytics
  • Audio Processing
  • Handwritten and Printed Character Recognition
  • Language Acquisition and Visual Attention
  • Language Cognition
  • Language Processing
  • Language Translation
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Pathological Speech Processing
  • Quantitative Phonetics
  • Script Processing
  • Script Writing System
  • Speech Analysis
  • Speech to Text
  • Text Processing
  • Text to Speech
  • Type Design and Typography
  • User Interface
  • Computational Phonology
Eligibility Criteria
  1. Master’s degree in Engg./Tech. in CSE/ ECE/ EEE or equivalent/ Master of Design with minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
  2. Master of Science in CSE/ IT/ ECE/ Physics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Speech and Language Pathology/ Audiology or equivalent with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
  3. Master of Arts in Linguistics/ any language with specialization in Linguistics/ Language Studies or equivalent with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% of marks.
  4. Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engg./ Tech. in CSE/ ECE/ EEE or equivalent/ Four year Bachelor’s degree in Design with a minimum CPI of 7.5 or 70% marks.
  5. Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engg./ Tech. in CSE/ ECE/ EEE or equivalent/ Four year Bachelor’s degree in Design with a minimum CPI of 7.0, from any of the Centrally Funded Technical Institutions.
  6. Four-year Undergraduate Diploma in Design (NID/ CEPT or equivalent), with postgraduate qualification in relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 or 60% marks.
  7. A two-year Post-graduate Diploma in Design (NID/ CEPT or equivalent) with first class at Bachelor’s level.


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