IIIT Lucknow Ph.D. Admissions 2020

IIIT Lucknow Ph.D. Admissions 2020




Admission to Ph.D. Programme, September 2020



Applications are invited for admission to the Ph.D. Programme at IIIT-L

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme beginning in September 2020. Applicants meeting the minimum eligibility in the broad areas of Engineering/
Management/ Mathematics are invited to submit their application under the following admission categories:




The applications are invited under the below mentioned categories. All the applicants will be admitted only through the institute’s selection process. In general, the Selection Panel/ Director
can relax and/or set higher criteria for selection of suitable candidates.

1 SELF FINANACED FULL TIME RESEARCH SCHOLARS: The applicants shall not receive any financial support from the institute in any form.

1. Applicants should have qualified CSIR/ UGC/ DAE/ NBHM/ DST/ DBT/ ICAR/ ICMR/ ICPR or secured funding from such an agency after completing the Master’s degree in relevantdiscipline with a consistently good academic record in relevant discipline. OR 1. Applicant should have a Master’s degree in relevant discipline with a consistently good academic record

2 WORKING PROFESSIONAL: An applicant of this category is sponsored by his/her employer. The sponsoring organization must specifically undertake to relieve the applicant to enable residential requirements of the Ph.D. programme and also provide necessary facilities for carrying out the research (if applicable). Such applicants shall not receive any financial support from theinstitute in any form.


3 ASPIRING STUDENTS in HIGHER ACADEMICS (ASHA): This category is specially designated to the fresh graduates from CFTI’s/IIT’s/NIT’s/IIIT’s. They shall not receive any financial support from
the institute in any form.

1.The minimum educational qualification for admission is a B.Tech degree with at least 8.5 CGPA or 80 % (as applicable in the graduating institute) with a consistently good academic record
in relevant discipline. 2.Candidates seeking admission, should possess requisite marks/grades in GATE (cutoff to be defined by IIIT L) in Computer Science/EE/EC/Ch.E/ME or related field


A. The minimum duration of the Ph.D. Programme (excluding dropped semester(s)/maternity leave) is 3 years (36 months) from the date of joining.

B. All Ph.D. students have to stay within the campus during the entire period of Ph.D. programme. However, special permission, on a case to case basis, may be considered by the
competent authority for staying outside the campus.

C. In general, Ph.D. students with Institute Scholarship can be away from the Institute only after pre-submission seminar. However, in exceptional cases, they may be permitted to leave the institute only after completion of coursework and comprehensive examination. In such cases, Ph.D. category will be converted to another appropriate category, based on the eligibility. This will be based on Board of Doctoral and Post Graduate Studies (BDPGS) recommendation and with the approval of Chairman (Senate). This provision of conversion
can be availed of only once during the programme.

D. The minimum residency period of all categories, shall be the period required by the candidate to complete his/her comprehensive examination.

E. The maximum period for completing the Ph.D. programme is 5 years (excluding maternity leave) from the date of admission. However, financial assistantship will be up to maximum three years (with possible extension of maximum ONE year after due review and recommendation from supervisor) from the date of joining or date of thesis submission (whichever is earlier).

F. Semester drop is permitted up to two semesters in the entire duration of Ph.D. programme on bonafide grounds like medical, delay in getting relieving order from preceding organization or any other valid grounds based on BDPGS recommendation and approval of Competent authority. However, the maximum period of completing Ph.D. programme will remain unchanged.


3. Important Dates:


1 Application forms are available from 10th August 2020
2 Last date of submitting applications 10th September
3 Display of list of shortlisted candidates for interview To be declared
4 Personal Interviews To be declared
5 Announcement of results To be declared
6 Reporting at IIIT- L by To be declared


4. Research Areas*:


One can refer to faculty profile for details. However, priority will be given to the following areas in this session:
Engineering (Computer Science/Information Technology) Cryptography and Network Security, Hardware Security, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Distributed Systems, Parallel Computing, Image Processing, Machine Learning, Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Database Management.


Digital Marketing, Algorithm Trading, Business Analytics, Organizational Communication, Experimental Phonetics, Sustainable, human resource management, Human resource management, Organizational behavior, Corporate social responsibility, Intellectual capital and Knowledge management, Digital Marketing, E-Business, Business Analytics and Fintech.


Design and analysis of block ciphers, Design and analysis of cryptographic hash functions, Multivariate public key cryptography, Post quantum cryptography, Quantum computing, Dendrites, Self- similar dendrites, Mathematical modelling using fractal techniques, Homogenization, Elliptic partial differential equations, Optimal control problem. *Research Areas may be added to the pool depending upon the availability of the faculty members in different departments of the institute.



5. Application Process:

A. All applications will be received through email only.

B. An applicant has to download and fill the Application Form and attach a recent passport size photograph on the space provided in the Application Form.

C. Scanned copy of the completely filled and self-attested application form along with self- attested proofs of education, date of birth, experience, payment receipt etc. should be sent to phdadmissions@iiitl.ac.in positively by 5:00 pm of the last date. Self-attested proofs of any other necessary information, depending upon the category under which the applicant seeks admission, should also be attached.
D. The applicant has to carry the print out of all the documents (self-attested scanned copy of the Application form and Supporting Documents) and their originals during the personal interview.
E. The applicant has to send fresh application to apply for multiple disciplines and payment also to be made separately.
F. Please read the instructions given in the Ph.D. information brochure carefully before filling up the application form.
G. Contact: For any clarification, you may contact us through email at phdadmissions@iiitl.ac.in

Instructions to be followed after the submission of applications:

A. Applicants should check the Institute website for results/important announcements/updates regularly.
B. The institute shall communicate the list of shortlisted candidates through email only. Hence, applicants should check their email provided in the application for all important
communications and announcements.
C. Candidates called for Written test/Interview should bring the following documents with them:
1. Printout of the self-attested scanned copy of the Application form
2. Printout of the self-attested Supporting Documents
3. Printout of the self-attested proof of payment receipt
4. Photo ID Card.
5. One set photo copies of all the attachments
6. Originals of Application form, proofs of education, date of birth, experience, payment receipt etc. (along with any other relevant certificates and mark sheets.)
7. M.Tech/ME Thesis / dissertation / report.
8. Print out of two best publications representing his/her research background.
9. Contact details of two referees


Indian Institute of Information Technology, Lucknow. Chak Ganjaria (C.G.) City,
Lucknow – 226002, (U.P) – India
email: contact@iiitl.ac.in

For more details refer the Official Website :   https://iiitl.ac.in/

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