Admission to PhD Programme under Project Category


Online applications are invited for eligible candidates for PhD admissions for session starting from January 2020 under project mode category.

Admitted students will be funded through sponsored research projects of IIT Guwahati. The students will work under the supervision of Principal Investigator (PI)/Co-Investigator (Co-PI) of the projects for their PhD theses. The students will not do teaching assistance duties; rather they will be working for the projects.

Hence, the candidates will be asked to give the preferences for the projects while submitting the applications.

For January 2020, the Departments, viz., Civil Engineering (CE), Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Design (DD), Electronics and Electrical Engineering (EEE), and Mechanical Engineering (ME), will take PhD students under DST sponsored National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NMICPS mission) project on Technologies for Underwater Exploration.

Candidates with relevant background in the above mentioned disciplines having interest in the fields of robotics, artificial intelligence, computer vision, control system, underwater manufacturing, etc. may apply for PhD programme.

Project titles and the supervisors names are provided. Candidates may see the information and give department wise preferences. For more details of the projects, candidates are required to contact the supervisors directly.


Applications are to be submitted online. If you are applying to more than one Department, it can be done with the same registration. But you need to pay application fee separately for each Department. Before applying, please carefully go through information given in each of the following links.


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Application Process Start Date: 17 November, 2020 (2:00 PM)
Application Process End Date: 1 December, 2020 (05:00 PM)

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