National Institute of Technology Meghalaya

Admission to Ph. D. Programme Starting in January, 2020.

Spring Semester, 2020.

List of Provisionally Recommended PhD Candidates under Sponsored(Part Time)for Spring 2020

NITMGH/Ph.D-Admission/ 2019-20/192                                                

Dated: 26-09-2019

Applications are invited for admission to the Ph.D Sponsored (Part-time) Programme starting in January 2020 (Spring 2020). The Departments and Research Areas in which the Programme to be offered (but not limited to) are listed below

Discipline Areas
Civil Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
Computer Science & Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Internet of Things
  • Wireless Sensor Networks,  Healthcare Data Security
  • Big Data Cloud ,Cloud Security
  • Robotic Vision
  • Data Mining, Text Mining and Big Data Analytics
  • Security & Energy Efficiency in Wireless Sensor Networks
Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Speech and Signal Processing, Noise Estimation and Reduction
  • Application of DNNs (Machine learning Approaches) in Speech Technology.
  • Advanced Wireless Communications
  • VLSI Design
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Architectures design for Video, Image processing, and Remote sensing algorithms,Machine learning on Embedded Systems, Inertial Navigation systems
  • Microwave Antennas
  • MEMS based sensors and systems
  • Microelectronics
  • RF and Power devices
  • Electromagnetic Metasurface for advance RF Communication
Electrical Engineering
  • Advanced Power Converters in Hybrid Energy System
  • Renewable Energy Integration and Control
  • Future Smart Electric Grids
  • Power Electronics & Electric Machine Drives
  • Sensing and Signal Processing
  • Nonlinear Systems and Control
  • Bio-signal detection systems for disaster condition, Non-contact method of bio signal estimation
  • Simultaneous estimation of velocity and vibration parameters
Mechanical Engineering
  • Fluid and Thermal Engineering
  • Composite Materials, Machining, Materials Development & Characterization etc.
  • Manufacturing
  • Machine Design
  • Robotics
  • CFD, Fluid Power and Control, Wind Power, Hydro Power
  • Rapid Manufacturing
  • Biomechanics.
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Non-destructive testing,  nonlinear ultrasound in smart materials, Vibro-thermography
  • Linear Algebra
  • Fluid Dynamics.
  • Functional Analysis
  • Ring Theory
  • Organometallics and Catalysis
  • Carbon and Composite Materials for Energy Applications
  • Smart Materials
  • Experimental Biophysical Chemistry
  • Theoretical Chemistry
  • Nano composites for energy harvesting and storage applications
  • Applied Optics
  • Non equilibrium Statistical Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Experimental nuclear physics
  • Liquid crystals
Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Cultural Studies
  • Modern European Drama
  • European Literature
  • Gender Studies

Who can apply:

 Employees from Industries, reputed Corporate Houses, Research and Development (R&D) Organizations and Faculties of Senior Colleges with minimum working experience of 5 years, out of which 2 years should be from the current organization can apply for the Ph.D. Sponsored ( Part-time) Programme.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission into Sponsored (Part time) Ph. D. Programme:

Master’s degree in Engineering/ Science/ Technology/ Humanities and Social Sciences/ Management Sciences/ or Master’s degree in the allied subjects with consistently good academic record and a minimum of 60% (55% in case of Humanities and Social Sciences) marks or an equivalent CGPA in the Master’s degree. or
Candidates with B.E. / B. Tech. with an aggregate of 60% marks or equivalent CGPA are also eligible.

Candidate’s age should not be more than 58.

Relaxation for SC/ST/PWD Candidates:

Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CGPA for SC/ST/PWD category applicants as per GOI Norms.

Application Fees:

Application fees of Rs. 1000/- for General/OBC and Rs. 500 for SC/ST candidates to be paid via online. No application fee to be paid by PWD candidates.

Selection Procedure:

Eligible shortlisted candidates will be required to appear Personal Interview, which is to be conducted by the respective Departments on the scheduled date.

Fee Structure:

For admission into the Ph.D( Part Time) Sponsored Programme, the fee structure is available at the following official link:(Fee Structure) 

Ph.D Sponsored ( Part-time) Progamme Guidelines:

Candidates shall be governed as per PhD Regulations of NIT Meghalaya (refer below link).

Candidates are not entitled to receive any fellowship or other financial assistance from Institute.

Important Dates:

Availability of  online Application form in the Institute Website

30th Sep (Monday), 2019

Last date of filling online application

 30th Oct (Wednesday), 2019, till 5:00 PM

Last date for receipt of  hard copy of Application by Post

12th Nov (Tuesday), 2019, till 5:00 PM

Notification of Shortlisted candidates for Ph.D Program

15th Nov (Friday), 2019

Personnel Interview

6th Dec (Friday), 2019

Display of Selected Candidates

12th Dec (Thursday), 2019

If any of the above-specified dates are declared as holidays, consequently the next working day is considered as the last date.

The status regarding the selection of candidates for the admission to the Ph.D. Sponsored (Part-time) Programme will be available at Institute website ( in due course. Shortlisted candidates will be informed by the Academic Section of the Institute through e-mail only

STEP-I: candidates are advised to make the payment first as per category.

STEP-II : fill the online application form.

STEP-III: print out of online application form along with payment proof with all the testimonials (self attested) to the mentioned address.


STEP:- I: Instructions for Payment Process using State Bank Collect (SBI Collect):

  1. Click on “Make Payment using SBI Collect” below.


  1. 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.
  2. From the drop down menu, State of Corporate/Institution, select Meghalaya.
  3. From the drop down menu, Type of Corporate/Institution, select Educational Institutions. Click on the GO button.
  4. From the drop down menu, Educational Institutions Name, select NIT MEGHALAYA FEE COLLECTION. Click on the SUBMIT button.
  5. A page for details of payment will open. Under Select Payment Category, select APPLICATION FEES and also Select Programme PH.D SPONSORED PART TIME\
  6. Please read the complete page carefully and fill your details appropriately. Also Select the FEE appropriately as per category
  7. A page to verify details and confirm this transaction will appear. Click on the CONFIRM button if your details are correct.
  8. You will be directed to payment page
  9. Complete the payment process by selecting the mode of payment that you wish
  10. Save Reference number and date of payment  for filling the online Application.

STEP II: Submission online Application Form:

Go Tothe Application FormLink

  • Login the application and fill reference no assigned during the payment (example: BKIDN17007356407), payment date (example: MM/DD/YYYY) and other essential application details.
  • Select category of application Sponsored(Part-time)
  • If a candidate is applying for more than one department, the candidate must pay the application fee separately to both applications and submit a separate application to each department.
  • Candidates are advised to check the application in all aspects before pressing the submit button. Once the application is submitted and it cannot be modified.

Finally, a printout of the application is to be taken, by clicking on pop up "Print this Page." Select Print Properties andSelect Adobe PDF and Set properties as Layout and Portrait mode then click on Print.You require an Adobe Acrobat Reader 6 or higher

Step:III:Select category of application Sponsored(Part-time)

The following documents (whichever is applicable) should be enclosed along with the printout of online application:

  • A recent photograph of the candidate is to be fixed on space provided in the application.
  • Self-attested copy of Payment proof.
  • Statement of Purpose (SoP) indicating the area and type of research work he/ she proposes to carry out.
  • Self-attested copy of Educational qualifications Marksheet and Certificates as per filled online application form.
  • Self-attested copy of Community Certificate/ Caste Certificate in the case of SC/ST candidates from a Competent Authority (not below the rank of a Tahsildar or any equivalent rank).
  • Self-attested copy of latest community certificate in case of OBC candidates from a competent authority (not below the rank of a Tahsildar or any equivalent rank) indicating that the candidate does not belong to the Creamy Layer for the Financial Year ending 31st March 2019.
  • Sponsorship Certificate from their employers in the prescribed format (Format)
  • Self-attested copy of all research publications in Journals and Conferences (if any).


The filled-up Application along with required enclosures in an A4 size envelope by mentioning "Application for Ph.D. Sponsored (Part time) Programme in……Department” should reach to Asstt.Registrar(AA), NIT Meghalaya, Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah, Shillong-793003, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya on or before the last date of receipt of Application ( i.e 12th Nov. 2019).

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