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NIT Puducherry Ph.D. Admissions 2020

NIT Puducherry Ph.D. Admissions 2020

About the NIT Puducherry Ph.D

National Institute of Technology Puducherry (NITPy) offers research programmes leading to the award of Ph.D. degree. The Ph.D. programme is broad based and involves course credits requirement and a research Thesis. The institute also encourages research in interdisciplinary areas through a system of joint supervision and provides excellent opportunities for such programs. The institute undertakes sponsored research and development projects from
industries and other organizations of the public as well as private sectors. The degree of Doctor of Philosophy shall be abbreviated as Ph.D. The degree of Ph.D. is granted for research work in the areas recognized by the academic departments of the institute subject to satisfying the conditions given in regulations. The research work shall be an original work characterized either by the discovery of facts, or by a fresh approach towards the interpretation and application of facts, or development of equipment making a distinct advancement in science & technology. It shall evince the scholar’s capacity for critical examination and sound judgment and shall represent original contribution to the existing knowledge. The degree of Ph.D. of the National Institute of Technology Puducherry shall be conferred on a scholar who fulfills all the requirements specified in the regulations. The degree of Ph.D. will be awarded in the topic of his/her work.

Ph.D. degree programme is offered in various academic centers as follows:

i) Civil Engineering
ii) Computer Science Engineering
iii) Electrical and Electronics Engineering
iv) Electronics and Communication Engineering
v) Mechanical Engineering
vi) Mathematics
vii) Physics
ix) English
x) Physical Education


1.1 Full time

i) Regular full time scholars with institute fellowship/JRF. The institute fellowship will be limited and shall be available on merit.
ii) Sponsored candidates being employee of a public sector undertaking, government department, Defense organization, Research and development organization, a private industry/institution (or) educational institutions.
iii) Sponsored from industries under bilateral agreement with the institute.
iv) Self-financed (Indian / Foreign)

o Indian: This category refers to the persons with experience and good academic record to join the doctoral program in their personal capacity.
o Foreign: These students are admitted through embassy of the foreign government after the approval from the ministry of external affairs and No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Ministry of Human Resource Development (or) Department of Education, Government of India (or) admitted under MoU with NIT Puducherry.
v) Institute Project Staff (Internal): Working on sponsored projects undertaken by the institute can be admitted to Ph.D. programme of NIT Puducherry through institute

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i. The number of institute fellowships will be limited and shall be available on merit.
ii. In case of full-time sponsored category, the candidate should be sponsored by their parent institution/organization with salary and allowances and are relieved for a period of not less than three years for pursuing Ph.D. Programme.
iii. In case the sponsorship is withdrawn, the candidate can continue his Ph.D. program provided he/she has passed the qualifying examination. Under self financed category, he/she may apply for the fellowship from other funding agency.

1.2 Part Time(On Campus)

a) Regular / Full-time teachers / employees working in Govt. / Govt. aided / Private Engineering / Technology colleges or Science and Arts Colleges / Universities /  Industry / Public sector organization are considered under this category. At the time of application, the candidate must submit a „No Objection Certificate from the Parent College / Organization to relieve him / her to complete his / her course-work requirement. The candidate should have at least two years of experience in a regular / permanent position at the organization at the time of application. The college / organization must have at least 5 years of its existence for patronizing candidates to part-time Ph.D. program. This category is limited to the institutions which are within the radius of 300 km from NIT Puducherry.

b) Regular employee of National Institute of Technology Puducherry may apply through proper channel.

1.3 Part Time (External)

a) Candidates working in reputed industry / organization having R & D facilities, Govt. R&D Departments / National Research Laboratories / Units of Government / Quasi Government / Public sector / Organization having MoU with NIT Puducherry are considered under this category. The candidates must be officially sponsored by their employing organization. A candidate working in an establishment which is equipped with the necessary research and library  facilities shall be considered for admission under this category.

b) A candidate applying for admission to the external registration programme must provide detailed information about the research facilities available to him / her for carrying out research. He/She should also provide the bio-data of the prospective guide (External guide) or Research Coordinator who would supervise/ co-ordinate the candidate‟s work at his/her organization. Internal guide is allotted from the institute. The candidate should be relieved to undergo course-work mandated for the programme.


2.1 Ph.D. in Engineering

(i) Candidates with Master‟s degree in Engineering/Technology or a Master‟s degree by Research (M.S. By Research) in Engineering/Technology disciplines with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks (or) CGPA of 6.5/10 in UG or PG for admission under OC/OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0 for SC/ST candidates. (OR)

(ii) Candidates with Bachelor‟s degree in Engineering/Technology from CFTI with valid GATE Score with a minimum of 90% aggregate marks (or) CGPA of 9.5/10 in UG for admission under OC/OBC category and 85% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 9.0 for SC/ST candidates.

2.2 Ph.D. degree in Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry/English/Physical Education Candidates having Masters degree with First class in Bachelor’s or Master‟s degree in Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry/ English/Physical Education in the relevant discipline with minimum 60% aggregate marks (CGPA 6.5/10) in UG or in PG for OC/OBC category and 55% aggregate marks or equivalent CGPA of 6.0 for SC/ST candidates. A valid UGC/CSIR/NET/GATE score is mandatory for Institute fellowship.


Final year PG students are eligible to apply provided that they should be able to submit the PG provisional degree certificate and the consolidated statement ofgrades at the time of admission

1 Civil Engineering  :  –   Structural Engineering
2 Computer Science and Engineering  : —  Artificial Intelligence, Information Security, Computer Vision, Medical imaging, Software, Data Analytics and Machine Learning, Networks and Security.
3 Electrical and Electronics Engineering  : –   –  Control and Instrumentation System, Power system, Power Electronics, High Voltage Engineering, Electrical Drives and Control, Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Systems
4 Electronics and Communication  Engineering   : –   Climate-related Studies and Signal Processing, Microwave Engineering, Wireless Networks, 5G Wireless Communications, Physical layer, UAVs, Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition, VLSI Signal Processing
5  Mechanical Engineering   : –    Design /Thermal / Manufacturing / Industrial Engineering / Energy
6 Mathematics   : –  Fuzzy optimization, Operations Research, Mathematical Theory of Control and Mathematical Biology
7 Chemistry   : –  Nanomaterials, Polymer Science, Electrochemistry & Energy Applications (DMFC & Super capacitor)
8 Physics   : –   Materials Science for energy storage, condensed matter Physics

9 English     : –   English Language Teaching and Literary Studies

10    Physical Education(no institute fellowship)    : –    Physiology of exercise, Health and fitness, Yoga and Physiotherapy


The shortlisted candidates will be screened by written test and interview by the Departmental Selection Committee. The list of candidates recommended by the Departmental Selection Committee is sent to the Director for approval.


Selected candidates as approved by the Director will be offered to enroll to the Ph.D. programme by remitting the prescribed fees. The candidate should also remit fees every semester as prescribed by the institute failing which registration will be cancelled.


Steps to apply online

1. Pay the application fee through SBI Collect.

Note: Candidates applying for more than one department should submit separate application form for each department. However, a single registration fee is sufficient.
2. Download and fill the application form very carefully and sign the declaration.
3. Paste a recent passport size photograph and self-attest.
4. Enclose necessary attachments
5. Enclose the application fee paid receipt.
6. Send the application form and enclosures by post and scanned copy to examcell@nitpy.ac.in by mentioning subject as “PhD Application 2020”. A non-refundable application fee of ₹ 1000/- (₹500/- for SC/ST/PH) has to be paid
through SBI Collect, which is to be mentioned in the application form. The filled up application form along with self-attested photocopies of marksheets, degree certificates, community certificates, and the necessary enclosures in a
sealed cover superscribing with “PhD Application 2020” should reach „The Associate Dean (Academic), National Institute of Technology Puducherry, Thiruvettakudy, Karaikal –609 609’ on or before 15-06-2020.

8. Important Dates:

Last date to receive the application form and docs by post and email   : –  15/06/2020, 5.00pm

Publication of Shortlisted candidates (Institute Website)   : –  Will be notified in the Institute website

Written test and Interview    :-  Will be notified in the Institute website

For further queries, contact:
Associate Dean(Academic),
National Institute of Technology, Puducherry,
Thiruvettakudy, Karaikal – 609 609
Ph: 04368-265235 (215)


Ph.D. Application Fee payment Procedure
 Click the link SB Collect:  https://www.onlinesbi.com/prelogin/icollecthome.htm
 Select State as “Puducherry”.
 Select institution as “Govt. Institutions”.
 Select Educational Institutions as “National Institute of Technology Puducherry”
 Select Payment Category as “Academic Miscellaneous”.
 In Enrollment number, mention your mobile number.

For more details refer the Official Website :  http://nitpy.ac.in/

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