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No.NITMGH/Ph.D-Admission/ 2021-22/ 241
Dated: 03-11-2021

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programme starting in January 2022 (Spring Semester 2022) 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))

Civil Engineering
(CE)

  1. Structural Engineering
  2. Transportation Engineering
  3. Geotechnical Engineering
  4. Environmental Engineering
  1. Structural Engineering
  2. Transportation Engineering
  3. Geotechnical Engineering
  4. Environmental Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering
(CS)

  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 communication 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
  14. Quantum Computing
  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 communication 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
  14. Quantum Computing

Electronics & Communication Engineering
(EC)

  1. MEMS, Sensors and Systems;
  2. Speech and Signal Processing; DNN algorithms for speech technology, Signal processing  issues in advanced communication Systems
  3. . RF circuit
  4. Low Power VLSI Design 
  5. VLSI Design
  6. Reconfigurable Computing
  7. Approximate Computing
  8. Communication VLSI
  9. Wireless communication for 6G systems
  1. VLSI Design
  2. Reconfigurable Computing
  3. Compresses sensing for wireless communication,
  4. Wireless communication 5G systems and beyond, ML applications for wireless communication
  5. Intelligent reflecting surface for future wireless systems
  6. Digital image processing
  7. Approximate Computing
  8. RF circuit design
  9. MEMS, Sensors & Systems.
  10. Speech and Signal Processing; DNN algorithms for speech technology, Signal processing issues in advanced communication Systems
  11. Implantable Antenna  and Electromagnetic Metasurface
  12. Antenna for millimeter wave communication

Electrical Engineering
(EE)

  1. Modelling of EHVAC Transmission Line.
  2. Control of PMSM Drives & Advanced Power Converters.
  3. Operation & Control of Smart Electric Grids.
  4. Renewable Energy Integration and Control.
  5. Cyber-attacks in Power Systems.
  6. Nonlinear Systems and Chaos Control: Circuit design, Implementation and applications.
  7. Big Data Analytics on Smart Electric Grid.
  8. Monitoring and Protection of Power Systems.
  9. Transactive Energy Markets.
  10. Signal processing and Instrumentation
  11. Harmonic Estimation Techniques  
  1. Modelling of EHVAC Transmission Line.
  2. Control of PMSM Drives & Advanced Power Converters.
  3. Operation & Control of Smart Electric Grids.
  4. Renewable Energy Integration and Control.
  5. Cyber-attacks in Power Systems.
  6. Nonlinear Systems and Chaos Control: Circuit design, Implementation and applications.
  7. Big Data Analytics on Smart Electric Grid.
  8. Monitoring and Protection of Power Systems.
  9. Transactive Energy Markets.
  10. Signal Processing and Instrumentation
  11. Harmonic Estimation Techniques

Mechanical Engineering
(ME)

  1. Fluids and Thermal Engineering
  2. CFD
  3. Composite Materials
  4. Bioheat Transfer
  5. Robotics
  6. Supply chain                                         
  7. Refrigeration &Air-conditioning                                                             
  8. Solar Collection Devices
  1. Fluids and Thermal Engineering
  2. CFD
  3. Composite Materials
  4. Bioheat Transfer
  5. Robotics
  6. Supply chain                                         
  7. Refrigeration &Air-conditioning                                                             
  8. Solar Collection Devices

Physics
(PH)

  1. Liquid Crystal
  2. Condensed Matter Physics     
  3. Astroparticle Physics                  
  4. Laser Matter Interactions
  1. Liquid Crystal
  2. Condensed Matter Physics     
  3. Astroparticle Physics                  
  4. Laser Matter Interactions

Chemistry
(CY)

  1. Organometallics, catalysis, organic synthesis, environmental science
  2. Biophysical Chemistry, Protein Chemistry, Quantum Dots, Biocompatible Nanoparticles
  3. Stimuli responsive smart materials
  4. Computational Chemistry
  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
  5. Computational Chemistry

Mathematics
(MA)

  1. Functional Analysis
  2. Linear Algebra
  3. Statistical Inference        
  1. Functional Analysis
  2. Linear Algebra

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 Ministry of Education (formerly MHRD) norms / other funding agencies.
    http://nitm.ac.in/nitmeghalaya/p/ph-d-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:

  • 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
  • For Sponsored (Part 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. OR
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 circumstances.

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.
The date for determining eligibility of candidates in every respect shall be considered as on the closing date, i.e., the last date of the submission of online application form.
Depending upon the number of applications received, the Institute reserves the right to fix higher eligibility criteria for the shortlisting of the candidates for the selection process.

Fee Structure:

For Full Time and Sponsored (Part Time) Scholars:

May be referred to the official link:
Will be updated under https://www.nitm.ac.in/p/fee

Period of candidature:

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

https://nitm.ac.in/nitmeghalaya/ckfinder/userfiles/files/PhD%20Regulation.pdf

Note:Before submitting the application, candidates are advised to visit concerned Department Web Pages 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
    ONLINE SBI
  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.
  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
  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 Application
  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 print out 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 )”. Please email your documents only from the email entered in the form.

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 andtype 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.DProgramme 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 (AA),
NIT Meghalaya, Bijni Complex, Laitumkhrah,
Shillong-793003, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

Tentative Important Dates:

 

Availability of  online application form in the Institute Website

03-11-2021

Last date of filling online application

25-11-2021

Last date for receipt of  hard copy of application by post

02-12-2021

Notification of Shortlisted Candidates for Ph.D Programme

06-12-2021

Online Written Test and Interview

10-12-2021   to   11-12-2021

Display of Selected Candidates

15-12-2021

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

Sd/-
Assistant Registrar (AA)