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    Mode Full time | Duration 6 Years

    Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) is an offered Full-time three/six-year Doctoral program and it is offered by the IIT, Kanpur. Ph.D. program 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.

    Eligibility Criteria

    (i) A master's degree in engineering/design with marks/CPI not below the specified minimum.

    a bachelor's degree in engineering/design(4yr)/architecture or science (4 year programme) with a minimum of 75 percent marks/7.5 CPI and a valid GATE/CEED score (the requirement of GATE/CEED score is waived for candidates with bachelor's degree in engineering from the centrally funded technical institutes (CFTIs)).

    a master's degree in science or an allied area while satisfying each of the following three criteria:
    (a) a minimum of 65 percent marks/6.5 CPI in the master's degree,
    (b) first division in bachelor's degree, and
    (c) JRF/95 percentile or higher in GATE/CEED.

    (ii) A valid GATE/CEED score is required for the candidates with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Design/Architecture, except in the case of candidates with bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the centrally funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs).

    Admission Details

    Admission to the PhD programme is generally made in both the semesters in a year, i.e., July and December. Selection is done through a written test followed by interview. Industries and research organizations may also sponsor a candidate for admission to the PhD program.

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