Ref. No. NITMGH/Ph.D-Admission/ 2020-21/471 Dated: 23/03/2021

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programme starting in July 2021 (Autumn Semester 2021) under Full time, and Sponsored (Part-Time) categories. The disciplines and areas in which the Programme to be offered (but not limited to) are:

Dept Areas (For Full Time) Areas (For Sponsored(Part Time))
CE
  1. Structural Engineering,
  2. Water Resources Engineering, Transportation Engineering (Highway Materials),
  3. Air Pollution Control,
  4. Solid waste Management,
  5. Wastewater Treatment,
  6. Geotechnical Engineering
  1. Welding induced deformations and residual stresses
  2. Structural Engineering,
  3. Transportation Engineering (Highway Materials),
  4. Air Pollution Control,
  5. Solid waste Management,
  6. Wastewater Treatment
  7. Structural Engineering Materials,
  8. Smart Infrastructures
CS
  1. Cloud computing,
  2. IoT,
  3. Healthcare data security,
  4. Biomedical image processing,
  5. Robotics,
  6. Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning,
  7. Big Data cloud,
  8. Blockchain Technology and Applications,
  9.  Distributed computing,
  10. Multimedia Communication
  1. Cloud computing,
  2. IoT,
  3. Healthcare data security,
  4. Data Mining,
  5. Machine Learning ,
  6. Text Analytics and Big Data Analytics,
  7. Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in IoT/Bio-medical systems; IoT comunication protocols,
  8. Big Data cloud,
  9. Blockchain Technology and Applications,
  10. Distributed computing,
  11. Multimedia Communication,
  12. Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning,
  13.  Biomedical image processing,
EC
  1. Energy efficient hardware Architectures of AI for Signal and video processing applications on FPGA, IOT, Neuromorphic Computing
  2. ANN based memory design, Low power VLSI Design
  3. Speech and Signal Processing; DNN algorithms for speech technology, signal processing  and channel estimation and equalization
  4. VLSI Design / Reconfigurable Computing
  5. MEMS, Sensors and Systems
  6. Microelectronics Device
  7. Antenna for 5G & Beyond 5G Communication
  8. Biomedical Image Processing
  9. Waveform generation for 6G communication systems
  10. Wireless communication 5G systems and beyond, ML applications for wireless communication
  1. Energy efficient hardware Architectures of AI for Signal, video processing applications on FPGA, IOT, Near memory computing
  2. Low power Digital Design,
  3. Speech and Signal Processing; DNN algorithms for speech technology, signal processing  and channel estimation and equalization,
  4. VLSI Design  /  Reconfigurable Computing,
  5.  MEMS, Sensors and Systems,
  6.  Digital image processing, Hyperspectral image analysis,
  7.  Device circuit co-design,
  8. Electromagnetic Metasurface , Implantable Antenna,
  9. Image Analysis and Computer Vision Applications,
  10. Compresses sensing for wireless communication,
  11. Wireless communication 5G systems and beyond, ML applications for wireless communication
EE
  1. Modelling of EHVAC transmission line ,
  2.  Control of PMSM Drives,
  3. Future Smart Electric Grids,
  4. Renewable Energy Integration and Control,
  5. Cyberattacks in Power Systems, Transactive Energy Markets
  6. Nonlinear Systems and Chaos Control: Circuit design, Implementation and applications
  7.  Big Data Analytics on Smart Electric Grid
  8. Monitoring and Protection of Modern Power Systems
  1. Advanced Power Converters for Hybrid Energy Sources,
  2. Nonlinear Systems and Chaos: Circuit design, Implementation and application to secure communication,
  3. Monitoring and Protection of Modern Power Systems
ME
  1. Fluid and Thermal Engineering,
  2. CFD
  3. Manufacturing
  1. Fluid and Thermal Engineering,
  2. CFD,
  3. Non-destructive testing,
  4. Structural health monitoring and condition monitoring
  5. Manufacturing
PH
  1. Liquid Crystal
  2. Astroparticle Physics
  1. Liquid Crystal
  2. Condensed Matter Physics
CY
  1. Materials for Energy Applications, Electrochemistry
  2. Organometallics, catalysis, organic synthesis
  3. Biophysical Chemistry, Protein Chemistry, Quantum Dots, Biocompatible Nanoparticles
  4. Stimuli responsive smart organic, inorganic, metal organic materials
  1. Materials for Energy Applications, Electrochemistry
  2. Organometallics, catalysis, organic synthesis, environmental science
  3. Biophysical Chemistry, Protein Chemistry, Quantum Dots, Biocompatible Nanoparticles
  4. Stimuli responsive smart materials
MA
  1. Statistical Inference
  1. Functional Analysis
HS NIL
  1. Cultural Studies
  2. Modern European Drama
  3. European Literature
  4. Gender Studies
  5. Communication
  6. English Language Teaching

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

  • I. 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 / other funding agencies.
    Scholarships
  • II. Sponsored (Part-Time): This PhD programme for Industry people, Corporate and faculty of senior colleges (Poly-technique & Junior college are not to be included) where PhD is a requirement. Employees from Industries, 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, will be eligible for applying to the Sponsored Ph.D. Programme. Candidates are not entitled to receive any fellowship from Institute. Shortlisted candidates for Sponsored (Part Time) Programme should mandatorily propose a Co-Supervisor, along with his/her brief bio-data and consent, from the parent organization or from any reputed Institutes closer to the work place of the candidate before taking admission into NIT Meghalaya. At the time of applying they must mention the proposed Co-supervisor and his/her organization in the form.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission into Ph. D. Programme:

  • A. For Full Time Scholars: 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. Candidates with B.E./ B. Tech. with an aggregate of 75% marks or equivalent GPA with valid GATE score will also be eligible
  • B. For Sponsored (Part Time) Scholars:
    • i. 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
    • ii. Candidates with B.E. / B. Tech. with an aggregate of 60% marks or equivalent CGPA are eligible. Relaxation for SC/ST & PH as per GOI norms.
    • iii. Employees from Industries, 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, will be eligible for applying to the Sponsored Ph.D. Programme. iv. 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. 500/- for General/OBC and Rs. 250 for SC/ST candidates to be paid via online. No application fee to be paid by PWD candidates. Application fees is not refundable under any cirumstances.

Selection Procedure:

Eligible candidates may be required to appear for an online written test and/or interview in respect of his/ her discipline to be conducted by the concerned Department. Shortlisted candidates based on performance in the written test will be called for interview. Both written test and interview may be completed on the same day. It may be extended for one more day depending upon the number of candidates appearing for interview.

Fee Structure:

For Full Time and Sponsored (Part Time) Scholars:

May be referred to the official link:

Will be updated under http://www.nitm.ac.in/p/fee

Period of candidature:

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

PhD Regulation

Note: Before submitting the application, candidates are advised to visit concerned Department WebPages about research work domain and facilities available in the institute.

How to Apply:

  • STEP-I: Candidates are advised to make the application fee payment as per category (Rs. 500/ for Gen/OBC, Rs. 250/- for SC/ST and no fee for PWD). Application fees is not refundable under any cirumstances.
  • STEP-II : Fill the online application form. After submission, print out of the online application form to be sent by email along with all scanned documents.
  • STEP-III: Hard copy of the application form along with payment proof with all the testimonials (self attested) to be sent by post to the mentioned address

STEP:-1: Instructions for Payment Process using State Bank Collect (SBI Collect):

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

    Online SBI Collect

  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 FEE COLLECTION. 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.
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  9. You will be directed to payment page
  10. Complete the payment process by selecting the mode of payment that you wish.
  11. Save Reference number and date of payment for filling the online Application.

STEP II: Submission online Application Form:

  1. Click on the online application form link, [ONLINE FORM]
  2. Fill your details completely and upload all the necessary documents.
  3. If a candidate is applying for more than one department, the candidate must pay application fee separately to both applications and choose the desired departments in the online application form.
  4. Candidates are advised to check the application in all aspects before pressing the submit button. Once the application is submitted, it cannot be modified.
  5. Finally, take a printout for sending by post along with self attested photocopies of all your documents.
  6. Soft copy of the form along with all scanned documents should be mail to phdadmission@nitm.ac.in , subject of the mail should be “PhD application  form of  (Your Name) (Dept  applied) for (Full Time/Part Time )”.

Step: III: Hard Copy of Submission of Application:

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

  1. A recent photograph of the candidate is to be fixed on space provided in the application.
  2. Self attested copy of Payment proof.
  3. Statement of Purpose (SoP) indicating the area and type of research work he/ she proposes to carry out.
  4. Self attested copy of Educational qualifications Mark sheets and certificates as per filled online application form.
  5. Self attested copy of SC/ST/OBC candidates from a competent authority (not below the rank of a Tahsildar/ Circle Officers).
  6. Sponsorship Certificate/No Objection Certificate from their employers in the prescribed format
  7. Self attested copy (1st page) of all research publications in Journals and Conferences (if any).

The completed application along with required enclosures in a A4 size envelope by mentioning "Application for Ph.D Programme under ------------ Fulltime/Sponsored (Part time) category in ----------------- Department should reach to the following address before the last date of Receipt of Application.

Address

Asst. Registrar (Academic Affairs),
Deans Block, NIT Meghalaya,
Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah,
Shillong-793003, East Khasi Hills,
Meghalaya

Tentative Important Dates:

Availability of  online application form in the Institute Website 25-03-2021
Last date of filling online application 04-05-2021
Last date for receipt of hard copy of application by post 18-05-2021
Notification of Shortlisted Candidates for Ph.D Programme 24-05-2021
Online Written Test and Interview 03-06-2021
Display of Selected Candidates 09-06-2021

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

The status regarding the selection of candidates for the admission to the Ph.D. Programme will be available at institute website (http://www.nitm.ac.in/). Selected candidates will be informed through email in respect of admission guidelines

For queries, mail to:

  • phdadmission@nitm.ac.in

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Assistant Registrar (AA)