IIT Kharagpur PhD Admission 2016 Begins

Dhanshri Sharma updated on : 14 Sep 2016

Candidates seeking admission in PhD courses offered at IIT Kharagpur can file their applications latest by October 13, 2016

IIT Kharagpur, PhD Admission 2016, IIT Admission 2

The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT-K) has started inviting applications from students seeking admission in Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) courses for academic session 2016-17.

IIT Kharagpur offers PhD courses in Engineering, Technology, Science, Architecture and Regional Planning, Humanities and Social Sciences and Law & Management and students can select their choice of PhD courses in IIT Kharagpur at the time of application.

Candidates who aspire to get admission in IIT Kharagpur PhD courses can start applying as the IIT Kharagpur application process is underway.

IIT Kharagpur PhD Admission Eligibility Criteria

Applicants need to have B.Tech/M.Sc/MBA/MA/B.Arch/ PG Diploma in Management/ MBBS degree to be able to apply for IIT PhD courses.

In addition to this, candidates should have completed one-year internship or should possess a degree equivalent to this.

Apart from presenting these qualifications, candidates have to appear for IIT Kharagpur entrance examination and score minimum 60% marks to be termed eligible for further admission process.

IIT Kharagpur PhD Admission Important Dates



IIT Kharagpur PhD Application Starts

September 12, 2016

Last Date to Submit IIT Kharagpur PhD Application Form 2017

October 13, 2016

IIT Kharagpur PhD Entrance Test & Interviews in Dept./Centres/Schools

November 30, December 01 - 02, 2016 &
December 05 - 06, 2016 (tentative)

Admission in IIT PhD Programme

January 3, 2017

How to Apply for PhD at IIT Kharagpur

  • Visit the official website of IIT Kharagpur
  • Click on PhD/PDF/MIPP tab on the right down of the home page
  • Click on ‘Ph.D. PROGRAMME (Regular, Sponsored, CSIR/UGC, INSPIRE Fellowship)’ link
  • Create a login
  • Fill the IIT Kharagpur PhD Application Form 2017
  • Attach the scanned copies of the required documents
  • Pay the IIT Kharagpur application fees online
  • Submit the form and keep a copy for future references

Also, candidates should note that Rs. 1000/- will be charged from every applicant as IIT Kharagpur application fees, women/SC/ST/PwD candidates have to pay just Rs. 500/- for application.

IIT Kharagpur Selection Procedure

Applicants of IIT Kharagpur PhD entrance test will be called to proceed with further admission process, only after qualifying the test.

Later on, shortlisted candidates will be called for interview by the respective candidates.

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