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National Institute of Technology Meghalaya

PhD - guidelines for reporting at NIT Meghalaya.

Admission to Ph. D. Programme Starting in July, 2017.

Ref. No. NITMGH/Ph.D-Admission/ 2017-18 /                                                                Dated: 11-04-2017

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy(Ph.D.) Programme starting in July2017. The disciplines and areas in which the Programme is proposedto be offered (but not limited to) are:

Discipline Areas
Computer Science & Engineering i) Computer vision, Biometrics, Image analysis
ii) Wireless Communication and Networks
iii) Cloud Computing, Big Data
iv) Reversible and Quantum Computing
Electronics & Communication Engineering i) Adaptive Signal Processing & Wireless Communications
ii) Low power VLSI
iii) VLSI
iv) Speech and Signal Processing
v) VLSI Architectures for Multimedia and Signal Processing
vi) VLSI and MEMS
Electrical Engineering i) Energy management in modern power system with Renewable Energy Systems
ii) FPGA controlled Buck regulator fed CSI based PMBLDCM drives employed in LMVs
iii) V2G, demand side management,virtual inertia emulation under smart grid
Mechanical Engineering i) CFD,Fluid Power and Control, Wind Power, Hydro Power
ii) Composite Materials, Machining, Mechanical Characterization
iii) Machine Design
iv) Manufacturing
Mathematics i) Functional Analysis
ii) Linear Algebra
iii) Ring Theory
iv) Qualitative Analysis and Application of Differential Equation
v) Fluid Dynamics vi) Magnetohydrodynamics
Chemistry i) Physical Chemistry
ii) Organic/Inorganic materials
Physics i) Liquid crystals
ii) Nanowires based solar cells, Raman spectroscopy
iii) Condensed Matter under Extreme Conditions
iv) Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
v) Brownian motion in periodic potentials
Humanities i) European Literature in Translation
ii) Classical & Modern Drama

Categories of Ph. D. Students:

The Institute shall admit Ph. D students under the following categories:

  • a) Full Time: Scholars under this category shall work full time for the Ph.D. courses/research. They may receive fellowship offered by the Institute as per MHRD norms.
  • b) Sponsored: Recognized R&D organizations, national institutions, other universities, government organizations or industries may sponsor research scholars. They shall be admitted through the normal process, and they shall not be entitled to any fellowship/assistantship from the Institute. They shall work full time for the Ph.D. courses/research.
  • c) Project Fellow: Scholars working on different research projects at the Institute may be admitted to the Ph. D. Programme provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria, subject to the consent of the Principal Investigator of the project.
  • d) Part Time: : Scholars employed in academic institutions/ universities (including NIT Meghalaya)/ R&D organizations may be considered for admission into the Ph. D. Programme of the Institute, following the normal admission procedures. They shall fulfill the stipulated requirements for Ph. D. admission.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission into Ph. D. Programme:

Master’s degree in appropriate branch of Engineering/ Science/ Technology/ Management Sciences/Arts or Master’s degree in the allied subjects with consistently good academic record and a minimum of 60% marks) or an equivalent CGPA in the Master’s degree. (Candidates with B.E./ B. Tech. with an aggregate of 75% marks or equivalent GPA with valid GATE score will also be eligible). For those applying for Ph. D in Humanities and Social Sciences, min 55% marks should have been obtained in the Master’s degree.

Relaxation for SC/ST/PD Candidates:

Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CGPA for SC/ST/PD category applicants.

Selection Procedure:

Eligible candidates will be required to appear for a written test on topics in his/ her discipline. Shortlisted candidates based on performance in the written test will be called for interview for the final selection.

Total No of Seats: 35

Reservation of Seats for SC, ST, OBC (NCL) and PD categories shall be as per MHRD norms. OBC (NCL) candidates will have to enclose certificate and self-declaration statement in prescribed format. Latest OBC (NCL) Certificate (issued after 01-04-2017) issued by competent authority shall only be acceptable.

Fee Structure:

Instructions for the Candidates

Candidates have to fill online application by 12th May, 2017 and also need to send printout of the filled uponline application form and all the testimonials (self attested) and payment proof latest by19th May, 2017.

Send Application To : Asst. Registrar (Acad), NIT Meghalaya
  Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah,
Application Receipt Deadline :    5:00pm, 12th May, 2017(for online applications).

   5:00 pm, 19th May, 2017(for receiving printout of filled inonline application with testimonials duly signed).

Application Fees:.

Application fees of Rs. 500/- (for general/OBC), Rs. 250 for SC/ST to be paid online via one of the links below.

Make Payment using HDFC

Online SBI Collect

Candidates are advised to make the payment first and then fill the application form. In the application form candidates are required to fill reference no (example BKIDN17007356407) and payment date.

Payment Process using HDFC

Read the Instruction carefully and proceed for payment after putting your Details.

Payment Process using State Bank Collect (SB Collect)

  • 1. Click on “Make Payment using SB Collect” below.
  • 2. A DISCLAIMER CLAUSE page will open. Check the box for I have read and accepted the terms and conditions stated above and click on the PROCEED button.
  • 3. From the drop down menu, State of Corporate/Institution, select Meghalaya.
  • 4. From the drop down menu, Type of Corporate/Institution, select Educational Institutions. Click on the GO button.
  • 5. From the drop down menu, Educational Institutions Name, select NIT MEGHALAYA. Click on the SUBMIT button.
  • 6. A page for details of payment will open. Under Select Payment Category, select APPLICATION FEES.
  • 7. Please read the complete page carefully.
  • 8. A page to verify details and confirm this transaction will appear. Click on the CONFIRM button if your details are correct.
  • 9. You will be directed to payment page
  • 10. Complete the payment process by selecting the mode of payment that you wish.

Tentative Dates:

  • 1) Notification of Shortlisted Candidates in the Institute Website:26th May, 2017.
  • 2) Written Test & Personal Interview:8th/9th June, 2017.

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For queries:


Written Test Syllabus to Ph. D Programme, July 2017: