The Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Delhi has invited applications for the PhD admissions for the monsoon session. IIIT-Delhi offers Ph.D. programs in computational biology (CB), computer science and engineering (CSE), electronics and communications engineering (ECE), human-centered design (HCD), mathematics (Maths), and social sciences and humanities (SSH). The last date to apply is April 4.
Interested can apply at iiitd.ac.in. IIIT-Delhi also provides financial support to the PhD scholars, students joining the PhD programme as regular students will be considered for institute fellowship. Presently, the institute is offering fellowship at the rate of Rs 31,000 per month in the first and second year and Rs 35,000 per month in the third and fourth year. For the fifth-year, the fellowship is at a reduced rate that is, Rs 30,000 per month.
Further, additional financial support up to Rs 50,000 is provided towards the purchase of a laptop or a desktop and a contingency grant of Rs 10,000 per annum.
Full-time PhD students are encouraged to present their research work at International Conferences. Financial support of up to Rs 2 lakh for the entire duration of the program is available.
Support up to $6000 may be considered in deserving cases to conduct research collaborations with reputed universities or labs abroad for a period of three to six months, as per the institute.
“Candidates qualified for UGC/CSIR JRF, DST INSPIRE, DBT Fellowship, and fresh B.Tech. graduates with research aptitude are strongly encouraged to apply. GATE score is not mandatory,” as per IIIT-Delhi. Interested candidates can apply through the online portal. A fee of Rs 300 will be charged. For reserved category candidates, Rs 150 will be applicable. Those applying for more than one discipline need to apply separately for each one. After successful submission of the application form, candidates will receive an application number and a link to download the application form. Please save the application form. Candidates need to furnish a hardcopy of the application form and self-attested copies of all the relevant documents at the time of the interview.