PhD Scholarships

PhD Scholarship of Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, India and Deakin University, Australia

Applications invited for admission to the In Country Residential PhD program offered by Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Ministry of Defence, India and Deakin University, Australia. The selected scholars will be eligible for full fee waiver and fellowship and would be based at Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Ministry of Defence, Girinagar, Pune - 411025.

Research Area/Theme:

* Smart Textiles

* Nano-enabled Technology for Defence Textiles

* 3D printing and Rapid prototyping

* Electrospun Fabrics


* Masters in Materials Engineering/Polymer Engineering/Textile Technology/Environmental Science and Technology/Nanotechnology/Mechanical with 65% (minimum)

* MSc in Polymers/Bipolymers with 65% (minimum)

* CSIR-UGC-NET qualified applications are preferred

* Mandatory valid IELTS scores required (Band 6.5/6)


* Joint supervision will be provided to scholar from Deakin and DIAT

* The candidate will receive 100% Tuition fee waiver from Deakin University, Australia

* Based on needs, students will have an option to work at Deakin University, Australia for a period of up to six months to fulfil requirement of their research work

* The Scholar will be offered fellowship as per CSIR-UGC-NET

How to apply:

Candidates must send updated CV, academic transcripts, list of publications and IELTS scorecard to Mr. Mohsin Shaikh at with a CC to Please mention "Application for DIAT-Deakin PhD Program" in the subject line.

Last date of application: Wednesday 30th August, 2017

Contact Details: Deakin University South Asia Research team at or call at +91 11 2654 4720/742 (Weekdays 9.30 am to 5.30 pm)

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