Fees Details


SI NoDescriptionPh.D Programmes
Full Time(AII)%Part Time/Full Time (ISRO/DoS)'
1Tuition/Statutory Semester FeeRs.1,500/-*Rs.1,500/-
2Student Amenities FeeRs.1,350/--
3Hostel ChargesRs.4,500/--
4Dining Charges-@-
5Establishment ChargesRs.4,000/-Rs.2,000/-
6Medical ChargesRs.800/--

7Registration Fee (One-Time)Rs.1,000/-Rs.1,000/-
8Thesis Submission Fee (One-Time)Rs.1,000/-Rs.1,000/-
9Re-Registration Fee (If any)Rs.1,500/-Rs.1,500/-
Disclaimer: Data for total fees has been calculated based on all years/semesters as provided by the college. The actual fees may vary.

Important Dates

For all Exams Accepted by this Course
Dates Events
06 May, 2019 Form Submission| Mode: online
18 Apr, 2019 Form Availablity| Mode: online

Course Details

  • Mode: Full time
  • Duration: 6 Years

Ph.D. programme shall be for a minimum duration of three years, including course work and a maximum of six years. Extension beyond the above limits will be governed by the relevant clauses as stipulated in the Statute/Ordinance of the individual Institution concerned.


All scholars selected to the programme specializations listed in Table 1 shall receive a fellowship of Rs.31000/- per month. (Research Scholars selected with UGC/CSIR/NET-JRF/NBHM and State Government Science and Technology Scheme etc., shall draw fellowship from the concerned organizations). For all research scholars with external fellowship, the concerned rules and regulations apply.

The fellowship will be enhanced to Rs. 35000/- based on a performance review after two years of  Research

The scholars will be required to assist the Departments in tutorials, practical training in labs or similar academic activities normally limited to 6 hours per week

The scholars will have to pay applicable fees as well as charges for the   services provided by the    Institute like boarding/lodging/medical facilities etc., as per IIST rules.

For those who receive fellowship from agencies such as DST, CSIR, NBHM, UGC and candidates who have been provided research fellowship by State Government Science and Technology Scheme through competitive written test etc., the Institute will not bear the fellowship of the student if the same is stopped due to any reasons by the concerned agency.

The Institute is completely residential and will provide accommodation to all the regular Ph.D students. However, in the event of shortage of rooms in the hostels, preference will be given for room allotment to candidates whose fellowships are borne by the Institute.

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Admission Process

For candidates applying with their Master’s degree in Humanities/Management/Social Sciences as their qualifying degree and having a valid score card/certificate in any of the National level eligibility tests listed above, selection to the programme will be based on an interview to be conducted at IIST.

Candidates who have been provided research fellowships by State Government Science and Technology Scheme through competitive written test can also apply. For Candidates having research fellowship by State Government without competitive written test will have to appear for written screening test. 

Eligibility Criteria


Applicant should be an Indian citizen

Age Limit

Applicants should be below 35 years as on May 06, 2019. Age relaxation applicable as per Government Rules.

There is no provision for PhD admission in IIST under Self Financing Category

Applicants must have Master’s Degree in the relevant area of Humanities/Management / Social Sciences with a minimum of 65% marks or 7.00 CGPA or equivalent in the Qualifying Master’s degree (60%marks or 6.50 CGPA for OBC, 55%marks or 6.00 CGPA for SC/ST/PD). They must have cleared a national level eligibility test, such as a valid UGC-NET-JRF fellowship/ State Government Science and Technology Scheme or similar fellowship schemes of Central/State Governments.

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