No.NITMGH/AA/Ph.D-Admission/ 2023-24/716       Dated:  27/03/2024

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programme starting in July, 2024 (Autumn Semester 2024) under Full Time and Sponsored (Part-Time) categories. The disciplines and areas in which the Programme will be offered (but not limited to) are as follows:

Department

Areas (For Full Time)

Areas (For Sponsored Part Time)

Civil Engineering

(CE)

1. Structural Engineering

2. Transportation Engineering

3. Geotechnical Engineering

4. Water Resources Engineering

5. Environmental Engineering

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

Computer Science & Engineering

(CS)

  1. Blockchain & AI
  2. 5G, IoT & Machine Learning
  3. IoT in Health Care
  4. Security In IoT
  5. Computer Vision

NIL

Electronics & Communication Engineering

(EC)

  1. System Design, VLSI Design, IoT System Design
  2. RF & Microwave Antenna, Metasurface
  1. System Design, VLSI Design, IoT System Design
  2. RF & Microwave Antenna, Metasurface
  3. Wireless Communication for 6G

Electrical Engineering

(EE)

  1. Operation and Control of Resilient Microgrid
  2. Smart Grid, Cyber-Security of Power Systems, Peer-to-Peer Distributed Energy Trading, ML/AI Application to Power Systems
  3. Protection Schemes for Smart Grids & Underground Cables, Smart Metering and Monitoring of Power Systems
  4. Electric Vehicle power drive train improvement with different machine controlling
  5. Nonlinear Control Systems Applications
  6. Signal Processing, Digital PLL Design, Vibration measurement, Harmonic Measurement, E-vehicle design
  1. Grid Interactive EV Charging Station
  2. Smart Grid, Cyber-Security of Power Systems, Peer-to-Peer Distributed Energy Trading, ML/AI Application to Power Systems
  3. Protection Schemes for Smart Grids & Underground Cables, Smart Metering and Monitoring of Power Systems
  4. Electric Vehicle power drive train improvement with different machine controlling
  5. Chaos Control and Application
  6. Signal Processing, Digital PLL Design, Vibration measurement, Harmonic Measurement, E-vehicle design

Mechanical Engineering

(ME)

  1. Composite Materials, 3D Printing, Manufacturing
  2. Circulating fluidized bed, Energy storage, alternative material for clean environment
  3. Solar Thermal Collectors, Desiccant dehumidification
  4. Solar, wind hydropower systems, robotics, mechatronics and control, 3D printing
  5. Manufacturing
  6. Computational Fluid Dynamics
  7. Hydro turbine, Wind Energy, Sports Engineering
  8. Solar Energy
  9. Nonlinear Dynamics of Electroactive polymer
  10. Laser / Plasma machining
  11. Renewable Energy
  1. Composite Materials, 3D Printing, Manufacturing
  2. Solar Thermal Collectors, Desiccant dehumidification
  3. Manufacturing
  4. Computational Fluid Dynamics
  5. Hydro turbine, Wind Energy, Sports Engineering

 

 

Physics

(PH)

  1. Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
  2. Semicondutor Physics

NIL

Chemical and Biological Sciences

(CY)

  1. Biophysical Chemistry (Spectroscopy)
  2. Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion
  3. Smart Materials

NIL

Mathematics

(MA)

1. Abstract Algebra

2. Statistical Inference

3. Fluid Dynamics

NIL

 

 

Eligibility Criteria for Admission into Ph. D. Programme:

  1. For Full Time Scholars:
  1. 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 first class (if class is not mentioned in the transcript/certificate then minimum 60% marks or 6.5 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. Candidates applying for the Programme must clear the Institute entrance exam and interview for admission.

 

  1. For Sponsored (Part Time) Scholars:

 

  1. 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% and First Class (55% in case of Humanities and Social Sciences) marks or an equivalent CGPA and First Class in the Master’s degree.  OR
  2. Candidates with B.E. / B. Tech. with an aggregate of 60% marks and First Class or equivalent CGPA and First Class are eligible. Relaxation for SC/ST & PH as per applicable norms.         
  3. Employees from Industries and Research & Development (R&D) Organizations, Employees from Academic Institutes and Faculties of Senior Colleges (Junior college are not to be included), with minimum working experience of 5 years, after completion of UG (B.E/B.Tech), out of which 2 years should be from the current organization  or  Candidates with M.E/M.Tech/Master’s degree in the relevant field must have minimum of 3 years working experience, out of which 2 years should be from the current organization, to apply for the Sponsored Ph.D. Programme. Candidates from Polytechnic Institutes or those with AMIE (or equivalent) must be an M. Tech graduate in order to apply for the said Programme.
  4. Candidate’s age should not be more than 58 years.

General Instructions and Information

  1. Relaxation for SC/ST/PWD Candidates for both Full Time and Sponsored (Part Time) as per applicable norms. 
  2. 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.
  3. Depending upon the number of applications received, the Institute reserves the right to fix higher eligibility criteria for shortlisting of the candidates for selection process.
  4. Eligible candidates are required to appear for a written test and interview in respect of his/ her discipline to be conducted by the concerned Department. No TA/DA will be paid for attending test / interview.
  5. General/OBC candidates are required to pay a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only) and for SC/ST candidates, a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 500/- (Rupees five hundred only). Women and PwD candidates are completely exempted from paying the application fee. The application fee is not refundable under any circumstances. Check step I for payment process.
  6. Candidates shall be governed as per PhD Regulations of NIT Meghalaya (refer below link). http://www.nitm.ac.in/nitmeghalaya/ckfinder/userfiles/files/PhD%20Regulation.pdf
  7. Fee structure will be updated under http://www.nitm.ac.in/p/fee
  8. 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.

 

How to Apply:

STEP-I: Candidates are advised to make the application fee payment as per category (Rs. 1000/ for Gen/OBC, Rs. 500/- for SC/ST and no fee for PWD & Women candidates).

STEP-II: Fill the online application form. After submission, print out of the online application form has to be sent by email along with all supporting documents.

 

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

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

Online SBI Collect

  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.
  6. Please read the complete page carefully.
  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:

  1. Click on the online application form link,(Link)
  2. If a candidate is applying for more than one department or more than one category (full time or part time), the candidate must pay application fees separately and choose the desired departments/category in the online application form.
  3. Candidates are advised to check the application in all aspects before pressing the submit button. Once the application is submitted, it cannot be modified.
  4. Finally, save a copy of the generated online form for submitting as mentioned below.
  5. Incomplete application, application received without Payment Receipt or without the academic documents as stated below shall be summarily rejected without any explanation.
  6. The generated online form along with soft copy of the documents mentioned at pt 7 should be emailed to phdadmission@nitm.ac.in, subject of the mail should be “PhD application form of (Your Name), (Dept.  applied) for (Full Time/Part Time )”.
  7. Please email your documents only from the email entered in the form. The document should be scanned (not a photo), properly oriented and arranged in the order given below:
  1. Application fee receipt
  2. Proof of date of birth
  3. Educational qualifications, mark sheets and certificates in line with the filled online application form.
  4. Caste certificate (SC/ST/OBC) in standard format issued by the Competent Authority.  OBC certificate should be latest.
  5. Sponsorship Certificate/No Objection Certificate from the employers (if employed) in the prescribed format;
  1. Form - III A - Format for Sponsorship Certificate (if organization is sponsoring for carrying out the candidate’s financial aspect of the Ph.D  Programme )
  2. Form - III B - Format for No-Objection Certificate from Employer (mandatory for   Sponsored Part Time Ph.D candidates)
  1. Self attested copy (1st page) of all research publications in Journals and Conferences (if any).
  2. Disability certificate in standard format (in case of PWD candidates) issued by the Competent Authority.

Important Dates:

Last date of filling online application (up to 5:00 PM)

31-05-2024

Notification of Shortlisted Candidates for Ph.D Programme

12-06-2024

Written Test and Interview

20th-21st June, 2024

Display of Selected Candidates

25-06-2024

For queries, you can contact below

Email - phdadmission@nitm.ac.in

Phn no – (0364) 2507330

                                                                                                           

 

           Sd/-

Assistant Registrar

(Academic Affairs)