NIT Mizoram admission notification for Ph.D. Program – 2017-18

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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MIZORAM
(An Institute of National Importance under Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India)
CHALTLANG, AIZAWL, MIZORAM – 796012
Phone/Fax: 0389-2391699 / 0389-2391236 / 0389-2391774
Email: nit_mizoram@nitmz.ac.in

Ref. No.: NITMZ/ACAD (7)/Ph.D (EVEN)/2017 Date: 15/11/2017

Admission into Ph.D. Program for 2017-2018 Session

Applications are invited for admission into Ph.D. program in the following departments (2017-18 session):

S. No. Name of Department (s) Ph.D. Category
1 Electronics and Communication Engineering Regular / Part time
2 Mechanical Engineering Regular / Project Staff / Part time
3 Civil Engineering Regular / Part time
4 Chemistry Regular / Part time
5 Mathematics Regular
6 Humanities & Social Sciences
i. Economics
ii. English
Regular
Regular / Part time

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

Ph.D. in Engineering:
Masters Degree in the area of Engineering/Technology from a recognized University/ Institute with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale or 60 % of marks in the qualifying examinations.
OR
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CGPA of 7.5 or 70% of marks and with a valid GATE score.

Ph.D. in Science:
Masters Degree in the area of science (Chemistry/Mathematics) from a recognized University/ Institute with a minimum CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale or 60 % of marks in the qualifying examinations and qualify the NET examination conducted by CSIR or with a valid GATE score. However, NET is not compulsory for part-time category.

Ph.D. in HSS:
Masters Degree in the area of Economics/English from a recognized University/ Institute with a minimum CGPA of 6.0 in 10 point scale or 55 % of marks in the qualifying examinations and qualify the NET examination conducted by UGC. However, NET is not compulsory for part-time category.

*For SC/ST candidates, there is a relaxation of 0.5 CGPA or 5% of marks.
*Conversion from CGPA to percentage or vice-versa shall not be allowed.

The Institute admits Ph.D. students under the following categories:

REGULAR
A student in this category works full-time for his/her Ph.D. degree. He/she receives assistantship from the Institute or fellowship from any recognized funding agency.

PROJECT-STAFF
This category refers to a student who is working on a sponsored project in the Institute and is admitted to the Ph.D. Programme to work on a full-time basis. The remaining duration of the project at the time of admission should be at least one year. If the project gets completed before the student completes his/her Ph.D. Programme, his/her category will be converted to that of REGULAR category.

PART-TIME
A student in this category is a professionally employed person, who pursues the Ph.D. Programme while continuing the duties of his/her service in NIT Mizoram or elsewhere. The Institute does not provide any assistantship/fellowship to such a student.

Assistantship:
A student under REGULAR category may receive assistantship from the Institute or fellowship from any recognized funding agency. MHRD fellowship shall be as follows:

Type of Candidate For the 1st & 2nd Years 3rd Year onwards
i. BE/B. Tech./M.Sc or equivalent with valid GATE Score above the prescribed cut off level/ NET Qualification Rs. 25,000/- per month Rs. 28,000/- per month
ii. M.E./M. Tech. or equivalent Rs. 25,000/- per month Rs. 28,000/- per month

How to Apply:
Application form can be downloaded from Institute website (www.nitmz.ac.in). Self attested copies of necessary supporting documents and a demand draft (of Rs. 200/- for General/OBC OR Rs. 100/- for SC/ST); drawn in favour of “Director, NIT Mizoram” payable at Aizawl should be attached with filled in application form. Application form complete in all respects should reach the Heads of the respective Department, NIT Mizoram, Chaltlang (Dawrkawn), Aizawl, Mizoram – 796012 by 07th December, 2017 super-scribing “Application for admission into Ph.D. program in the Department of ___________ ” on the envelope. Any application received after 5:00 PM on 07/12/2017 shall not be considered. Institute will not be responsible for any postal/otherwise delay. Candidates are advised to mention their contact No. & Email Ids in the application forms. Names of the short-listed candidates for attending test/interview shall be made available in the Institute’s website or may be intimated by e-mail by the respective Head of the Department. The session is likely to start from first week of February, 2018. List of finally selected candidates shall be published on institute website.

Important Dates:
(a) Last date of submission of application form: 07/12/2017
(b) Dates of written Test and/or Interview: 31/01/2018

Important note: Candidates are advised to send scanned copy of application form to respective Head of the Department on following email Id’s:

  1. Department of Electronics and Communication Engg.:chaitali@rediffmail.com
  2. Department of Mechanical Engg.:bdebnitmz@gmail.com
  3. Department of Civil Engg.:mohanty@gmail.com
  4. Department of Chemistry: ajmalkoya@gmail.com
  5. Department of Mathematics: vinaysingh14aug@gmail.com
  6. Department of Humanities & Social Sciences (Economics & English):gyanendra_eco@yahoo.com

Notification:

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