NIT (National Institute of Technology), Patna invites application for eligible candidates for the part-time and full-time Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) programs for the academic session of 2016 to 2017 in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Humanities and Social Science, Mathematics, Physics.
Eligibility criteria for
Interested candidates should be holding an M.Tech/M.E/M.Arch or equivalent degree with at least 6.5 CGPA in aggregate from one of the IITs/NITs/ GFTIs and must have qualified national level graduate entrance test, such as GATE/UGC-NET/CSIR-NET or equivalent, or must be holding a national level fellowship.
Candidates holding an M.Tech/M.E/M.Arch or equivalent degree with at least 7.5 CGPA (or 70 per cent marks) in aggregate from any other recognized technical institute or university, and having qualified national and qualified national level graduate entrance test, such as GATE/UGC-NET/CSIR-NET or equivalent, or holding a national level fellowship is eligible.
Candidates should be holding a B.Tech/B.Arch degree or equivalent in the respective discipline with at least 9.0 CGPA (or 85 per cent marks) in aggregate from a recognized technical institute or university.
Interested candidates should be holding an M. Tech/M.E/M.Arch or equivalent degree in relevant discipline with at least 6.5 CGPA (or 60 per cent marks) in aggregate from a recognized technical institute or university. The condition for national level graduate admission test is not applicable to sponsored part-time research candidates.
Candidate should be holding a B.Tech/B.Arch degree or equivalent in the respective discipline with at least 7.0 CGPA (or 65 per cent marks) in aggregate from a recognized technical institute or university.
Candidate should be holding an M.Sc/M.Com/MBA/PGDBM/PGDM/MA or equivalent degree in the relevant discipline with at least 6.0 CGPA (or 55 per cent marks) in aggregate from a recognized institute or university.
Candidates who do not have a valid GATE/NET score are required to appear for a written test. Further, candidates who are shortlisted have to appear for an interview.
100 marks are allotted for the interview, and a candidate has to secure at least 50 marks in the interview to be considered for admission to the Ph.D. program, provided availability of vacancies.
Names of short listed candidates who are eligible for the interview shall also be displayed on the website of the Institute. The ranking will be decided only on the basis of the marks obtained after the interview. The written test is of multiple choice objective type questions. A total of 100 questions carrying three marks each will be asked. There is negative marking for wrong answers in the objective questions. For every right answer, three marks will be awarded, while, for each wrong answer, one mark will be deducted from the total score.
How to apply
The candidates are required to download the application form from the official website, fill it up, and send the same along with the DD to 'Assistant Registrar (Academics), National Institute of Technology Patna, Ashok Rajpath, Patna- 800005 (Bihar)'.
The last date for receiving the application is January 11, 2016; Admission Test will be conducted on January 21, 2016; Interview will be held on January 22, 2016.
For more information visit the website of the Institute