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Visvesvaraya PhD Admission for Semester I AY 2024-25

IIT Gandhinagar is looking for bright and dedicated young scholars interested in research to join us as Ph.D. scholars under the Visvesvaraya PhD scheme for Electronics and IT.

The scheme is available for Ph.D candidates in the research topics which come under the broad research categories of Electronic Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) and Information Technology / Information Technology Enabled Services(ITES).

Prospective students satisfying the eligibility criteria are encouraged to acquaint themselves with the research areas of our faculty members for suitable match of interest.

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Important Dates

  • June 7, 2024 (Friday)

    Application Opens

    June 26, 2024 (05:00 PM) (Wednesday)

    Application Deadline

    July 01, 2024 (Monday)

    Announcement of the Shortlisted Candidates (Tentative)

    July 04, 2024 (Thursday)

    Written Examinations/Interviews

    July 08, 2024 (Monday)

    Announcement of Results (Tentative)

* The exact date/time for the written examinations and/or interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates by the coordinators of the respective themes.


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  • Eligibility Criteria

    Eligibility Criteria


    First Class or 65% marks (60% for SC/ST/PD) or 6.5(6.0 for SC/ST/PD) CPI/CGPA on the scale of 10 in: BE/BTech/ME/MTech or Equivalent degree in the broad area of Electrical and/or Electronics engineering and/or Computer Science, OR BE/BTech/ME/MTech or Equivalent degree in other branches of Engineering may be considered in areas consistent with the research areas of the discipline, OR MSc in disciplines consistent with the research areas of the discipline.

  • Salary and Benefits

    Salary and Benefits


    Some of the highlights of this scheme are the following:

    • 1. Fellowship: ₹ 38,750/- per month (I & II year); ₹ 43,750/- (III to V year).
    • 2. Research Contingency Grant support of Rs. 1,20,000 / year for support duration of PhD candidate.
    • 3. One Time International Conf. Support @ Rs. 1.5 Lakhs/Full Time PhD
    • 4. One Time Support for Visit to Labs abroad
    • 5. Reimbursement of Rent (as per GoI norms)
  • Duration of Fellowship

    Duration of Fellowship


    Support will be provided upto 5 years or the PhD duration whichever is less.

  • Admission Procedure

    Admission Procedure


    Admission is generally offered on the basis of an interview, which is supplemented by a written test if necessary. The Institute will invite a limited number of candidates for a written test and/or interview based on the academic records, statement of purpose, etc. The final selection will be mainly based on academic credentials, written test and/or interview.

  • Application Procedure

    Application Procedure


    All applications must be submitted online. If you are applying for more than one themes, please submit a separate application for each theme. After successful submission of the application form, you will receive an application number and a link to download the application form. Please save the application form. You may need to furnish hardcopy of the application form and self attested copies of all the relevant documents at the time of interview. Incomplete applications will be rejected

    You NEED NOT send the hard-copy of the application form.

    Application Fees: Rs. 150/- (SC/ST/PD Category), Rs. 300/- (Others)

    For any further query you may write to : admission@iitgn.ac.in

    Important Dates
    Application Deadline - June 26, 2024
    Announcement of the Shortlisted Candidates (Tentative) - July 1, 2024
    Written Examinations/Interviews - July 4, 2024
    Announcement of Results (Tentative) - July 8, 2024

    * The exact date/time for the written examinations and/or interview will be communicated to the shortlisted candidates by the coordinators of the respective themes.