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The National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur

The National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur





National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jamshedpur is an Institution of National Importance set up by an Act of Parliament (Act 29 of 2007) namely, the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007. As per the provisions of the said Act, NIT Jamshedpur offers academic programmes: B. Tech. (Hons.), M. Tech., MCA, M. Sc. and Ph.D. in various disciplines. NIT Jamshedpur has well qualified and experienced faculty and dedicated supporting staff.


2. Admission to Ph.D. Programme for Autumn Semester 2020-2021.


2.1 Name of the Departments offering the Ph.D. Programme and Research Areas

1 Civil Engineering (CE)  Engineering, Concrete Technology, Earthquake Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Vibration and Stability, Stability Analysis, Foundation Engineering, Ground Improvement, Reinforced Earth, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Open Channel Hydraulics, Ground Water Hydrology, Environmental Engineering

2 Computer Applications (CA) Supply Chain Management, Data Mining, Computational Complexity, Software Engineering, Soft Computing, system reliability modelling and analysis, software reliability, machine learning, pattern recognition, data analytics, IOT, Network security

3 Computer Science and Engineering (CS) Image Processing, Comp Networks, Network Security, Software Engineering, Database analysis, Machine learning, Pattern Recognition

4 Electrical Engineering (EE)  Control Systems, Power Systems, Power Electronics, Power System Protection, Renewable Energy Systems, Electrical Machines and Drives

5 Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) Communication Systems, Computer Networks, MEMS & Sensors, Microelectronics & VLSI Design, Circuits & Devices, Signals & Image Processing, Microwave, Antenna and R/F
Engineering, Embedded System & IoT, Soft Computing, Industrial Electronics & Drives, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence

6 Mechanical Engineering (ME) Machine Design: Composite Materials, Vibrations and Dynamics, Failure and Fracture Mechanics, Biomechanics, Design and Dynamic analysis of Mechanical components, Structural Mechanics, Robotics and automation, Non-linear Vibration, CAD /CAM, FEM, Value Engineering, TPM, TQM and SCM Thermal Engineering-Heat & Mass Transfer, Solar Energy and other renewable energy, Energy Systems, I.C. Engines, Gas
turbines, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning, Fluids, Nano-fluid, Rheology, Turbo-machines, CFD, Tribology

7  Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MME) Physical Metallurgy, Phase Transformation, Extractive Metallurgy, Surface Engineering, Biomaterials, Rapid solidification, Nanotechnology, Powder Metallurgy, Mineral Beneficiation, Functional Materials and High temperature materials Ceramics, Polymers and Composites

8 Production and Industrial Engineering (PIE) Manufacturing Processes, Product Design and Development, CAD/CAM and Robotics, Industrial Engineering and Management, Advanced Materials, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Energy Management, Non -traditional manufacturing

9  Chemistry (CH) Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Physical Chemistry: Surface Chemistry & Molecular Spectroscopy, Inorganic Chemistry: Organometallics, Homogeneous & Heterogeneous catalysis, Environmental Chemistry: Waste Disposal Management, Aerosols, decontamination of water & Atmospheric Chemistry, Materials Science: Nano-materials and Alternative energy materials.

10 Humanities, Social Sciences and Management (HSSM) (a) English: American Literature, English Literature, Indian Writing in English, ELT, Literary Theory and Criticism, Dalit Literature (b) Management: Human Resource  Management & OB, Marketing Management, Business Ethics, Financial Management, Financial Inclusion, MSME, General Management, Strategic Management

11 Mathematics (MA) Operation Research, Statistics, Complex analysis, Special functions, Linear algebra, Matrix theory, Control theory, Integral Equations. Fluid dynamics, Sediment transport, Magneto hydrodynamics, Numerical analysis, Cryptography, Network security, Commutative and Computational algebra. Differential Equations. wavelet methods

12 Physics (PH)  Laser Applications, Nuclear Physics, Experimental condensed matter physics (magnetism, strongly correlated system), nanomaterials and molecular spectroscopy, Computational Physics, Functional Materials


2.2 Categories of Ph. D programme:

(a) Institute Research Scholars (Full Time): Candidates under this category are entitled for fellowship from the Institute as per MHRD norms. The candidate must have qualified GATE/NET or any other equivalent test recognised by MHRD for award of fellowship.


(b) Sponsored Research Scholars (Full Time):   Candidates under this category receive financial support from AICTE under QIP scheme or from Government Institutes/ organisations under study leave. Foreign students shall be
sponsored by their Government or awarded scholarship by Govt. of India, ICCR or other such organisations/ agencies.

(c) Self Financed Research Scholars (Full Time):  Candidates under this category are those who support themselves or receive fellowship from other agencies such as UGC, CSIR, DST, JEST, etc.

(d) Self Financed Research Scholars (Part Time):  Research scholars under this category shall be persons employed in Industries/R&D organizations/Institutions. They shall be required to furnish No Objection Certificate (NOC)
from their employer. The candidate will produce a certificate that he will be permitted for attending classes and examinations as and when conducted by the Institute.


(e) Faculty/Staff/Sponsored Project Fellow of N.I.T. Jamshedpur (Part Time): Regular faculty members, regular staff members and sponsored project fellows of N.I.T. Jamshedpur are eligible for admission to Ph. D program in concerned Departments.


2.3 Qualification for Eligibility:

(a) Ph. D in Engineering:

Master Degree in relevant branch of Engineering/Technology with minimum 60% marks or equivalent CPI 6.5
Bachelor’s degree in relevant branch of Engineering/Technology with minimum 80 % marks or equivalent CPI 8.5
(b) Ph. D in Sciences, Computer Applications, Humanities, Social Sciences and Management Master’s Degree in the relevant subject with a minimum 60% marks or equivalent CPI
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with minimum 80 % marks or equivalent CPI 8.5

3.0 Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for admission to Ph.D. Programme is based on consistently good academic record, written test and interview conducted by the Department. Reservations for SC/ST/OBC/ PWD/ EWS are applicable as per GOI norms.

4.0 How to Apply

The online application form and the information brochure for admission to Ph.D. programme are available on Institute website: www.nitjsr.ac.in.Registration fee Rs. 1,000/- for OPEN/OBC/ EWS candidates and Rs. 500/- in the case of SC/ST/PWD candidates.

• The candidates who are employed and wish to do Ph.D. must submit SPONSORSHIP/ NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE from the employer at the time of admission, without which admission will not be possible.

• Check the following documents are attached to the application form:

➢ Proof of Payment
➢ Self-attested copy of SSC in support of Date of Birth
➢ Self-attested copy of intermediate /(10+2) Certificate
➢ Self-attested copies of Degree certificates and Mark sheets of all the qualifying examinations
➢ Self-attested copy of the caste certificate (in case of SC/ST candidates)
➢ For OBC candidates, self-attested copy of OBC certificate issued after 31/03/2020 only as per the format given in the Annexure-I is accepted
➢ List of publications (if any)
➢ Self-attested copy of EWS certificate issued after 31/03/2020 by the competent authority.


5.0 Important Dates


Advertisement in the Newspapers and Institute website 06/05/2020 (Wednesday)

Last date for receipt of application forms 22/06/2020 (Monday)

Intimation regarding interview call to be posted / uploaded on institute website 30/06/2020 ( Tuesday)

Date of written test and interview at NIT Jamshedpur To be communicated
Date of announcement of results To be communicated
Date of admission To be communicated
Note: Students may require to stay one more day if interview is not completed on scheduled date.




• Candidates should specify broad areas of research in the application form.
• All candidates seeking admission to Ph. D. programme are required to fill and upload their application from (online) along with all required documents before 22/06/2020.
• Incomplete application forms and uploaded after the last date will be rejected.
• List of short-listed candidates for the interview will be uploaded on the Institute website only.
• The candidates are required to visit our website for fee structure/faculty expertise etc. and also advised to visit our website regularly for updated information about the admission to Ph.D. programme for the Autumn Semester 2020-21.
• No separate interview letter / communication will be sent to any individual
• All candidates selected for admission shall be required to deposit the Institute fee at the time of admission

Address for Correspondence
Dean (Academic)
National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur
Jamshedpur – 831 014, Jharkhand (India)
Telephone: 0657-2373392, 407


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


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