NIT Puducherry Invites Applications for PhD Programmes

Vinod Sharma updated on : 01 Sep 2016
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NIT Puducherry invites applications from the interested and eligible candidates for the PhD degree courses in various subjects. Candidates can apply before September 15, 2016.

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Puducherry has released the official notification for announcing the admissions to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme for the academic session 2016 open. Both the part time and full-time candidates can apply. To secure a seat, aspirants have to give a common written test.

NIT Puducherry PhD Programmes 2016 on Offer

NIT Puducherry will be offering PhD programmes in the following subjects that candidates can apply for:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Physics
  3. Mathematics
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Electronics and Communication Engineering
  6. Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  7. Computer Science and Engineering

NIT Puducherry PhD Programmes 2016 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for admission to PhD programmes in Engineering and Science and Humanities differ. Therefore, candidates need to keep in mind the following:

PhD in Engineering Eligibility Criteria 

Aspirants who want to pursue doctor of philosophy programme in engineering should possess first class degree in technology/engineering or a master’s degree by research (MS by Research) in the relevant engineering/technology discipline with a minimum of 60 percent marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA of 6.5/10, while the Candidates belonging to reserved categories will get 5 percent relaxation in the minimum qualifying pass percentage.  

PhD in Science and Humanities Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates interested in pursuing their Doctorate degree in this discipline should necessarily possess a first class master’s degree in sciences/humanities in the relevant discipline or equivalent CGPA of 6.5/10, whereas the minimum qualifying percentage for the reserved category candidates will remain 55 percent.

NIT Puducherry PhD Programmes 2016: How to Apply?

The interested candidates need to download the application form from the official website of NIIT Puducherry. Thereafter, they need to send the fully and accurately filled application forms along with the required documents to 'The Director, National Institute of Technology, Puducherry', which should be payable at Karaikal, should reach 'The Registrar (i/c), National Institute of Technology Puducherry, Thiruvettakudy, Karaikal-609609.'

NIT Puducherry PhD Programmes 2016 Selection Procedure

Candidates interested in pursuing their PhD degree from NIT Puducherry will be selected based on their score in NET/SRF/JRF/GATE. After this, candidates will be called for the entrance exam/interview. Both full time and part time candidates have to sit for the common written test.

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