Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad Admission in Ph.D. (With Institute/ External Fellowship)

Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad Advertisement for Admission in Ph.D. (With Institute/ External Fellowship)/ Non full-time PhD Program for Working Professionals.

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Advertisement for Admission in Ph.D. (With Institute/ External Fellowship)/ Non full-time PhD Program for Working Professionals

Interested & eligible applicants from all over the country are invited to apply for admission in the following programs running at IIITA, Prayagraj –

  1. PhD (in regular mode with Institute Fellowship)          –              APPLY
  2. PhD (in regular mode with External Fellowship)         –              APPLY
  3. PhD (in Working Professional Mode)                           –              APPLY
  4. Click on the “APPLY” link, mentioned next to the program name, to apply for admission in the respective program.
  5. Applicants are advised to completely fill all your details in the online application portal along with paying the requisite fee by the due date & time. Without both the things being completed, application submission will be summarily rejected.
  6. Click on above programs to know more information & eligibility criteria.
  7. CLICK HERE to get the information about the fee structure of the above programs ( In case of any revision in fee the difference amount will have to be paid by the selected candidates for 1st Semester.)
  8. Last date to apply for admission in all the programs is 24th November, 2022 (for JAN -JUN 2023 Session)
Tentative Schedule of Admission: For Session January-June, 2023
ParticularsPhD (with Institute Fellowship)PhD (with External Fellowship)PhD (WP)
Last Date to Apply*24th November, 202224th November, 202224th November, 2022
Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates for Written Examination5th December 2022
Date of Written Examination13th December 2022
Date of Interview13th to 15th December 202213th to 15th December 202213th to 15th December 2022

Application Fee:

Application Fee (non-refundable):

  • Rs.1000/- for General/ EWS/ OBC category
  • Rs.500/- for SC/ ST/ PWD category

The candidates can deposit the requisite application fee by using net banking or debit/credit card facilities. Additional charges will be applicable as per the rule of the concerned bank. The Fee will not be accepted through any other mode

Reservation:

  • The reservation of seats in admissions for SC, ST, OBC, EWS categories and for Persons with Disability (PwD) will be as per Government of India rules.

List of documents to be uploaded by the applicants at the time of filling application form:

  • Please see Annexure – 4

Queries:

Please contact

  • for queries related to technical issued – [email protected] / 0532-292-2042
  • For Academic queries related to Department of Applied Sciences – 0532-292-2197
  • For Academic queries related to Department of Electronics & Communications Engineering- 0532-292-2101
  • For Academic queries related to Department of Information Technology – 0532-292-2197
  • For Academic queries related to Department of Management Studies – 0532-292-2197
  • For other queries – [email protected] / 0532-292-2087/2239

General Guidelines –

  1. Applicants applying for Admission in PhD (in regular mode with Institute Fellowship) may be considered under category PhD (in regular mode with External Fellowship) at the recommendation of the Selection Committee if they have an external fellowship.
  2. Applicants selected for Admission in PhD under regular mode with External Fellowship or Working Professional Mode may not be transferred under the Institute Fellowship category as per Institute Guideline.
  3. The eligibility criteria along with all other details of any particular program is given on respective pages linked with Program Names.
  4. The candidates are advised to read every instruction given in this Information Brochure very carefully before applying Online.
  5. Candidates are requested to apply online only. The hard copy of the application need not be submitted. The application in any other mode/form will not be considered.
  6. The prescribed qualifications and experience are the minimum required and the mere fact that a candidate possesses the same will not entitle him/her for being called for an interview.
  7. Departments of the Institute reserve the right to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable number, based on marks of written examination, qualifications and/or experience.
  8. Departments may add other conditions for shortlisting the applications other than the minimum condition as laid down in PhD Ordinance.
  9. All entries should be carefully made while applying online. IIITA will not be responsible for the wrong entries. Candidates shall be solely responsible for the correctness and authenticity of the information/documents provided in the online application.
  10. Online applications submitted by the candidates shall be considered final and binding & requests for making corrections in the online application shall not be entertained.
  11. Online applications, found incomplete in any form, will be summarily rejected. No correspondence/ communication will be entertained in this regard.
  12. Online applications will be scrutinized, relevant documents checked/verified for their authenticity.
  13. Students shall be governed by ordinance/ regulations of IIITA.
  14. The Institute has the right to cancel, at any stage, the admission for the candidate who is found admitted to a course to which he/she is not entitled, being unqualified or ineligible in accordance with the statutes and regulations in force.
  15. The Institute reserves the right to verify the antecedents or documents submitted by the candidate at any time during their period of study. In case it is found that the documents submitted by the candidate are not genuine, then his/her admission shall be terminated.
  16. Merely applying for / being shortlisted/appearing for the interview / written test / or subsequent processes does not imply that a candidate will necessarily be offered admission in IIIT Allahabad. No request for considering the candidature in the department, other than in which applied through online mode, will be entertained.
  17. Candidates are advised to fill their correct and active mobile number & email addresses in the online application as all correspondence will be made by the Institute through email. Test/Interview schedule will be emailed in due course to the candidates in their registered e-mail. Further, for any updates, please visit the Institute website regularly, for subsequent amendments in the advertisement and results.
  18. The candidates should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility conditions as specified. Their Admission will be purely provisional subject to confirmation that they satisfy the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of call letters to the candidates will not imply that his/her candidature has been found eligible.
  19. After joining, Hostel and Mess facilities will be provided as per the availability.

Annexure – 1

Information Regarding Admission in PhD (in regular mode with Institute Fellowship)

  1. Eligibility –
  1. Candidates who have passed or are in the Final Year/ Semester of their respective Professional Degree Programs as per (iv) are eligible to apply.
  2. The candidate MUST have secured at least 65% cumulatively or equivalent CGPI at the time of application submission itself. Candidates in all cases shall however be required to be clear PASS with 65% Marks or Equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Index before being finally joining into the Program. 5% relaxation shall be applicable for SC/ST/PH Candidates.
  3. A B.Tech candidate with minimum CGPI of 8.5 and who clears the requirements of the entrance process will be considered for admission to Ph.D.
  4. Qualification –
    1. For Candidates with B.Tech./ M.Tech./ B.Pharm./ M.Pharm. Degree Backgrounds –
      1. GATE Score (Not more than Four Years old, on the cutoff date for applications for Ph.D. Degree       OR
      1. GRE Score (Not more than Four Year Old, on the cutoff date for applications for Ph.D. Degree)         OR
      1. UGC/CSIR NET or JRF (Period of eligibility as per the respective Funding Agency norms; For NET not more than two years old)
    1. For Candidates with M.Sc./ MCA Backgrounds –
      1. GATE (Not more than Four Year Old, on the cut off date for applications for Ph.D. Degree)                                                                                                                   OR
      1. UGC/ CSIR NET or JRF/ INSPIRE Qualified Candidates for JRF purposes (Period of eligibility as per the respective Funding Agency norms; For NET not more than two years old)
    1. For Candidates with MBA / M.Com. Background –
      1. CAT Qualified (Not more than Four Year Old, on the cutoff date for applications for Ph.D. Degree)                                                                                                                   OR
      1. GMAT Score (Not more than Four Year Old, on the cutoff date for applications for Ph.D. Degree)                                                                                                                   OR
      1. UGC /CSIR NET or JRF Qualified Candidates (Period of eligibility as per the respective Funding Agency norms; For NET not more than two years old )
  5. The candidates with CGPI of more than 8.0 from IITs/ IIITs/ IISERs/ and such institutions of National importance could be called for interaction/interview sessions directly.
  • Candidate Evaluation Process –
  • System generated list (automatically through the portal) of received applications will be downloaded by the respective departments.
  • Each department  will  conduct  the  written  test  &  Interview in OFFLINE mode for all the screened in applicants.
  • The selection of the candidate will be subject to the recommendation of Evaluation Committee & approval of Competent Authority through proper channels.

Annexure – 2

Information Regarding Admission in PhD (in regular mode with External Fellowship)

  1. Eligibility:-
  1. Candidates who have passed or are in the Final Year/ Semester of their respective Professional Degree Programs as per (iii) are eligible to apply.
  1. The candidate MUST have secured at least 65% cumulatively or equivalent CGPI at the time of application submission itself. Candidates in all cases shall however be required to be clear PASS with 65% Marks or Equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Index before being finally joining into the Program. 5% relaxation shall be applicable for SC/ ST/ PH Candidates.
  1. Qualification – B.Tech./ M.Tech./ B.Pharm./ M.Pharm. Degree/ M.Sc./ MCA/ MBA/ M.Com.
  2. A B.Tech candidate with minimum CGPI of 8.5 and who clears the requirements of the entrance process will be considered for admission to Ph.D.
  • The candidates with CGPI of more than 8.0 from IITs/ IIITs/ IISERs/ and such institutions of National importance could be called for interaction/ interview sessions directly.
  • Candidate Evaluation Process –
  • System generated list of received applications will be downloaded by the respective departments.
    • Department will schedule & inform the date of the Interview to the candidate.
    • The selection of the candidate will be subject to the recommendation of Evaluation Committee & approval of Competent Authority through proper channels.

Annexure – 3

Information Regarding Admission in Non Full-time PhD Program for Working Professionals

  1. Eligibility:-
  1. Candidates who have passed or are in the Final Year/ Semester of their respective Professional Degree Programs as per (iii) are eligible to apply.
  1. The candidate MUST have secured at least 65% cumulatively or equivalent CGPI at the time of application submission itself. Candidates in all cases shall however be required to be clear PASS with 65% Marks or Equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Index before being finally joining into the Program. 5% relaxation shall be applicable for SC/ST/PH Candidates.
  1. Qualification – B.Tech./ M.Tech./ B.Pharm./ M.Pharm. Degree/ M.Sc./ MCA/ MBA/ M.Com.
  2. A B.Tech candidate with minimum CGPI of 8.5 and who clears the requirements of the entrance process will be considered for admission to Ph.D.
  • The candidates with CGPI of more than 8.0 from IITs/ IIITs/ IISERs/ and such institutions of National importance could be called for interaction/interview sessions directly.
  • 2 years of work experience in the applicant’s current organization
  • Candidate Evaluation Process –
  • Sponsored working professionals would be called for interaction/ interviews directly.
    • System generated list of received applications will be forwarded to the Proposed Supervisor.
    • Proposed Supervisor will “ACCEPT (for further processing) / REJECT” the application.
    • If the  application of  Applicant  is ACCEPTED  by  the proposed  supervisor, it will be sent to the Department Post Graduate Committee (DPGC) for further processing.
    • DPGC will schedule & inform the date of Interview/ Evaluation to the candidate.
    • The selection of the candidate will be subject to the recommendation of Evaluation Committee & approval of Competent Authority through proper channels.

Annexure – 4

LIST OF DOCUMENTS TO BE UPLOADED BY THE APPLICANTS

Note: Candidates are required to upload the colored scanned copy of the following original Documents:

  1. Transcript/ Mark sheet of U.G for Final Semester.
  2. Transcript/ Mark sheet of P.G for Final Semester.
  3. Additional Documents Required if applying With Institute/ External Fellowship

For Candidates with B.Tech. / M.Tech. / B.Pharm. / M.Pharm. Degree Backgrounds

  1. GATE Score (Not more than Four Years old, on the cutoff date for applications for Ph.D. Degree) OR
    1. GRE Score (Not more than Four Year Old, on the cutoff date for applications for Ph.D. Degree) OR
    1. UGC/ CSIR NET or JRF (Period of eligibility as per the respective Funding Agency norms; For NET not more than two years old)

For Candidates with M.Sc. / MCA Backgrounds

  1. GATE (Not more than Four Year Old, on the cutoff date for applications for Ph.D. Degree)OR
  2. UGC/ CSIR NET or JRF/ INSPIRE Qualified Candidates for JRF purposes (Period of eligibility as per the respective Funding Agency norms; For NET not more than two years old)

For Candidates with MBA / M.Com. Background

  1. CAT Qualified (Not more than Four Year Old, on the cutoff date for applications for Ph.D. Degree) OR
  2. GMAT Score (Not more than Four Year Old, on the cutoff date for applications for Ph.D. Degree) OR
  3. UGC/ CSIR NET or JRF Qualified Candidates (Period of eligibility as per the respective Funding Agency norms; For NET not more than two years old)

Additional Documents Required if applying With External Fellowship

  • Valid Fellowship / NET-JRF AWARD LETTER

Additional Documents Required for SC/ST/ –

  • Certificate of category / Caste Certificate as per Government of India format, issued by the competent authority.

Additional Documents Required for OBC-NCL –

  • *Undertaking by the candidate on OBC-NCL status in the prescribed format. (*Annexure-5)
  • OBC-NCL Certificate as per “*Annexure 6” must be issued on or after April 01, 2022.

Additional Documents Required for EWS –

  • EWS Category Certificate as per “*Annexure 7” must be issued on or after April 01, 2022.

Additional Documents Required for PwD –

  • *Original Certificate for Persons with Disabilities (PwD), if applicable, issued by the competent authority. (*Annexure-8) Additional Documents Required for Students selected for admission under External Project Fund –
  • Appointment Letter Along with Project Sanction Letter

Additional Documents Required if applying as PhD Working Professionals –

  1. *NOC/ Support letter issued to candidate by his/ her current organization for Joining this Program at IIIT-A.
  2. Work Experience Certificate issued from current organization stating that the candidate has worked for +2 years.
  3. *Declaration Form/ NoC (*Annexure-9/ 10) as applicable to be filled and signed by Candidate and Candidate’s organization.
  4. Supervisor Acceptance Letter (Annexure – 11) Please note that –
  5. In the attached Annexure(s) please leave the portion blank where you are supposed to mention your enrollment number.
  6. ST certificates from Tamil Nadu state must be issued by the concerned Revenue Divisional Officer.
  7. Caste certificate (SC/ST/OBC-NCL) issued by Maharashtra State must be validated by the Social Welfare department (in case of SC and OBC-NCL category) and Tribal Welfare department (in case of ST category) of Maharashtra Government.

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