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VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission 2024 Dates, Application Form

 

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT) Nagpur announces Admission to PhD Programs 2024 for July Session, Apply Now

 

VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission 2024 – Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur invites applications for admissions to PhD Programs offered in various departments for the academic year 2024-25 (July Session)

Read further for more details on VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission 2024 such as the program offered, eligibility criteria, application process, and more.

 

VNIT Nagpur PhD Admission 2024

 

PhD Programs Offered by the Institute

Full Time:

  1. Non-sponsored candidates with Teaching Assistantship
  2. VNIT’s M.Tech. Students with Teaching
  3. SRF / JRF / research staff of R&D projects sponsored to VNITAssistantship
  4. Sponsored candidates (place of research work VNIT only) DST Inspire/CSIR/UGC fellowship or equivalent
  5. Sponsored Candidate from 100% centrally funded research laboratories including public sector and private industries
  6. Direct admission of B.Tech. / B.E. students to PhD
  7. Full time : Non GATE/NET

Part Time:

  1. Part time : GATE/NET qualified
  2. Part time: Non GATE/NET

 

Departments

    • Engineering : Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, Computer Science, Chemical, Metallurgical & Materials, Mining , Applied Mechanics, VLSI & Nanotechnology
  • Architecture and Planning
  • Sciences: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Social Science and Humanities.
  • Inter disciplinary areas of research (Under Inter-disciplinary BoS)

 

Important Dates

    • Last date of accepting of application form in hardcopy (by speed post/hand delivery) : Friday, 07.06.2024
    • Last date of uploading Google form of application : Friday, 07.06.2024
    • Display of list of eligible candidates (in website vnit.ac.in) : Friday, 14.06.2024
    • Written test for eligible candidates : Monday, 01.07.2024
    • Interview for short listed candidates : 01.07.2024 & 02.07.2024*
    • Display of provisional list of selected candidates : Friday, 05.07.2024
    • Online Reporting and payment of fees : 08.07.2024 to 22.07.2024
    • Joining & registration of courses (Offline) : 22.07.2024 to 29.07.2024
  • Schedule for Written Test & Interview

Eligibility Criteria

Applied Mechanics Discipline: (Structural Engineering)

  • B.E. / B. Tech./ AMIE in Civil Engineering.
  • ME / M.Tech in Structural Engineering/Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering/Structural Engineering related specialization/ Civil Engineering/Excavation Engineering, Mining Engineering, Rock Mechanics/Geotechnical Engineering/Material Engineering/Construction Management/Urban Planning / Transportation Engineering/Forensic Structural Engineering / AIML /Civionics.
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • Qualified GATE score in Civil Engg. in the past. (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)

Chemical Engineering 

  • BE/B.Tech/AMIEin Chemical Engineering/Chemical Technology/BiochemicalEngg./BiomedicalEngg./Biotechnology/Bio-MineralProcessing/Electrochemical Engg./Food Engineering and Technology/Corrosion Science andEngg./Dyestuff Technology/Oils, leochemicals and Surfactants Technology/Surface Coating technology/Surface Engg./Civil Engg./Environmental Engg. /Mechanical Engg./Materials Engg./Energy Engg./Polymer Engg. /Plastics Engg./Plastic and Polymer Technology /Nanotechnology /Pharmacy (B. Pharm)./Bioprocess Engg./Bioinformatics/Mineral Engg./Ceramic Technology/ Petroleum Engg./Petro-Chemical Technology/Energy Engg. /Petro-Chemical Engg./Agricultural Engg./Agricultural Biotechnology/Nanotechnology/Nanoscience and Nanotechnology/ Paper and Pulp Technology/ Pharmaceutical Science and Technology/Pharmaceutical Engg./Process Engg./Fire and SafetyEngg./ Industrial Pollution and Abatement/ Industrial Engg./Fibre and Textile Processing Technology/Water Resources Engg./ Materials Science and Engg./ Process Control and Instrumentation/ Process Design Engg./Computer Aided Chemical Engg./Energy and Environmental Engg./ Polymer Science and Engg., and other Chemical Engineering related disciplines.
  • ME / M. Tech/MS in Chemical Engineering / Chemical Technology/ Biochemical Engg./ Biotechnology/ Bioprocess Engg./Biomedical Engg./Bioinformatics/Bio-Mineral Processing/Mineral Engg./Oils, Oleochemicals and Surfactants Technology/Corrosion Science and Engg./Ceramic Technology/Dyestuff Technology/Surface Coating Technology/Surface Engg./ Metallurgical Engineering/Petroleum Engg./Petro-Chemical Technology/Petro-Chemical Engg./Agricultural Engg./ Production engineering/ Industrial Engg./Agricultural Biotechnology/Process Control andInstrumentation/Nanotechnology/Nanoscience and Nanotechnology / Fibre and Textile Processing Technology/ Pulp and Paper Technology/Pharmaceutical Science and Technology /Pharmaceutical Engg./Process Engg./Industrial Safety/Fire and Safety Engg./Water Resources Engg./Materials Science and Engg./Process Design Engg./Energy Engg./ Renewable Energy/Energy and Environmental Engg./Polymer Science and Engg./Electrochemical Engg./Civil Engg./Environmental Engg./Mechanical Engg./Materials Engg./Industrial Pollution and Abatement/Food Engineering and Technology/Computer Aided Chemical Engineering/Molecular Simulations/ Metallurgical Engineering/Computational Nanotechnology Polymer Engg./ Plastics Technology/ Polymer Engg./ Plastics Engg./Plastic and Polymer Technology/Perfumery and Flavour Technology/Pharmacy/M. Pharm/Pharmacy/Rural Technology, and other Chemical Engineering related disciplines.
  • M.Sc/M.Sc Tech (Applied Chemistry, Applied Biotechnology, Applied Physics, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Biology, Botany, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Food Science, Industrial Biotechnology, Industrial Chemistry, Materials Science, Microbiology, Rural Technology, Nanomaterials and Technology, Nanoscience and Technology, Zoology, Physics.
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10-point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • Qualified GATE score in the past. (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)

Civil Engineering

  • B.E. / B.Tech / AMIE in Civil Engg. BE/B.Tech (Environmental Engineering) as a qualifying U.G. Degree in addition to BE/B Tech in Civil Eng,.
  • M E / M.Tech in any branch of Civil Engineering/ Excavation Engineering/Mining Engineering/Applied Geology/ Urban Planning/ Urban Resource Planning/ Master’s in Planning(M Plan). M.E./M.Tech in (Energy & Environment/ Environmental Science & Engineering/Industrial Pollution control/ Environmental Science & Technology/Environmental Management/Wastewater Management Health and Safety/Sanitation Science, Technology & Management/Waste Management) or equivalent as qualifying P.G. degree. M.E./M.Tech in (Agricultural Engineering/Soil & Water Conservation Engg /Water resources management/Water management/Offshore Engg/Naval Engg/Marine Engg/Ocean Engg) or equivalent as qualifying P.G. degree. 
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • Qualified GATE score in the past. Civil Engineering / Environmental Science and Engineering (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)
  • The eligibility criteria for the Civil Engineering Department’s interdisciplinary admission category are as follows: i) Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Engineering, Architecture, or Planning ii) ME/M.Tech in any branch of engineering/ Master of Planning (M.Plan)/ Master of Architecture (M.Arch) / Master of Design (M.Des) iii)Min First Class or 6.75 CPI iv) Qualified GATE/NET/NON-GATE. (Non-GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9).

Computer Science and Engineering

  • B.E./B. Tech./AMIE or equivalent in one of the following branches:
  • M.E./M. Tech or equivalent in one of the following branches : Computer Science/ Computer Technology/Computer Engineering/ Information Technology/ Information Science and allied Computer Science branches Electronics / Electronics and Communication /Electronics and Telecommunication/ Electronics and Instrumentation/ Microelectronics/ Nanoelectronics/ VLSI and Embedded Systems/ Digital Electronics and allied Electronics branch 
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • Qualified GATE score in the past. (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)

Electrical Engineering

  • B.E./B.Tech in Electrical Engineering or Allied branches such as: Electrical & Electronics, Electrical & Power, Electronics & Instrumentation, Power Engineering, Energy Systems, Control & Instrumentation, Instrumentation, Electric Vehicles, Electronics and communication or Engineering Degree in any other discipline with minor degree in the Electrical Engineering.
  • M.E/M.Tech in Electrical Engineering or Allied Specializations Such as Power Electronics, Control systems, Power Systems, Power Electronics & Drives, Electrical Machines, Instrumentation, Condition Monitoring, Bio-medical Instrumentation & Control, Industrial Automation & Control, Automation, Process Control, Transportation Engineering, Non- linear Dynamics, Computer Science, Power Quality, Robotics, Signal Processing, Power & Control, Smart Grid, Electric Vehicles, Energy Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Electronics and Communications, Embedded Systems, Mechanical Engineering with Thermal and Heat flow.
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level. 
  • Qualified GATE Score in Electrical Engineering (EE) OR Instrumentation (IN) in the past. (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)

Electronics & Communication Engineering

All Categories, except Category 6:

  • B.E. / B. Tech. /AMIE/AMIETE/B.Sc.(Engineering.) of four years duration in one of the following branches: Electronics and allied branches, Computer Science and allied branches, Electrical and allied branches, Instrumentation and allied branches, Biomedical, IoT, Mechatronics, Robotics. B.E. /B.Tech. in any Engineering discipline, with experience of at least one year related to Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  • M.Tech./M.E./M.S.(at least two year program) in above branches. 
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • Qualified GATE in the past (Non-GATE candidates eligible for Cat .7 and 9)

Category 6

  • B.E. / B. Tech. /AMIE/AMIETE/B.Sc.(Engg.) of four years duration in one of the following branches: Electronics and allied branches, Computer Science and allied branches, Electrical and allied branches, Instrumentation and allied branches, Biomedical, IoT, Mechatronics, Robotics. B.E. /B.Tech. in any Engineering discipline, with experience of at least one year related to Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale.
  • Qualified GATE in the past to avail financial assistance/scholarship/assistantship. Note: For Non-GATE, whenever a student qualifies GATE he/she will be eligible for assistance/ scholarship/ assistantship as per the institute rules.

VLSI & Nanotechnology

  • B.E/B.Tech in Electronics Engg.or equivalent.
  • M.E. / M. Tech in one of the following branches Microelectronics, Nanoelectronics, VLSI and embedded system, VLSI design, VLSI systems, Optoelectronics/Photonics, digital Electronics, Microelectronics and VLSI design, VLSI and Embedded systems related branches, Microelectronics/Nanoelectronics related branches
  • For JRFs working in the department: ME/M.Tech in Electronics related Branches or M.Sc in Electronics/ Physics. 
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • Qualified GATE score in the past. (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)

Mechanical Engineering

  • B.E/B.Tech/U.G in Mechanical Engg./B.Sc or equivalent.
  • M.E/M.Tech/P.G. in Mechanical Engg. / Production Engg. / Machine Design / Automobile Engg. / Industrial Engg. /Power Plant Engg. / Chemical Engg. / Aerospace Engg. / Energy Systems &  Engg. /Renewable Energy / Energy Management / Production and Industrial System Engg./ Remote Sensing/ Materials Engg./Technology/Thermal Engg. /Fluid and Thermal Engg. / CAD- CAM/Production & industrial Engg or Equivalent.
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • Qualified GATE score in the past. (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)

Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

  • B.E. / B. Tech. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering / Allied branches / Mechanical / Production / Industrial / Chemical.
  • M E / M. Tech in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering / Mechanical / Production / Industrial / Chemical and M.Sc (Physics or Chemistry or Materials Science) (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)

Mining Engineering

  • B. E./B.Tech in Mining/Civil/Construction/ Environment /Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics/ Metallurgy / Chemical/ Computer Science Engineering or Equivalent
  • M.E/M.Tech in Mining Engg. or related to Mining Engg./Civil Engg. /Construction Engg. / Environment Engg./ Mechanical Engg./ Electrical Engg./ Electronics Engg./ Metallurgy Engg./ Chemical Engg./ Computer Science Engg./ Geo-Tech Engg/ Mine Planning / Rock Mechanics / Opencast Mining / Mineral Engg./ Earth Resource Engg./ Geomatics/ Reliability Engg. / Safety Engg.  And any other related branch. OR M.Sc. / M.Sc. Tech in Geology / Applied Geology/ Environment.
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level or equivalent.
  • Qualified GATE score in any of the above disciplines or relevant. (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)

Architecture and Planning

  • B.Arch. / BE (Civil) / B.Tech.(Civil) / B.Plan. / B.Tech. (Plan) or equivalent with M.C.P./M. Arch./M.Des. / M.Tech. (Urban Planning) / M. Plan./ M.U.R.P. / ME (T&C.P) / other masters in relevant fields.
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • Qualified GATE/NET score in the past. (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)

Physics

  • Master’s Degree in the concerned or an allied subject.
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • Qualified NET/GATE/JEST score in the past. (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)

Chemistry

  • I)M.Sc./M.Tech. or equivalent degree in Chemistry and chemistry related disciplines, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Biotechnology, Medical Biotechnology, Microbiology, Pharmacy, Forensic Science, Nanoscience, polymer science, Electronics, Biophotonics, material science etc.
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • Qualified GATE/NET/GPAT score in the past. (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)

Mathematics

  • M.Sc. in Mathematics / Applied Mathematics.
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • Qualified GATE / NET score in the past. (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • M.A. in English / Sociology /Economics./Sanskrit.
  • Minimum first class or 6.75 CPI / CGPA on a 10 point scale at Bachelor’s or Master’s level.
  • Qualified GATE / NET score in the past. (Non GATE Eligible for Cat .7 & 9)

Interdisciplinary Board

  • Biomedical: BE/B.Tech in any branch of engineering or equivalent, B.Arch, M.Sc in any discipline, ME/M.Tech in any branch of Engg, M.Arch/M.B.A./equivalent OR MBBS/BDS/BAMS/BHMS/BVSC &AH.
  • For others, parent department eligibility criteria will be applicable.

Note:

  • The candidate having secured Government Fellowship i.e, DST fellowship, CSIR fellowship, UGC fellowship can apply for Ph.D. program under Cat 4 at VNIT even if the candidate does not have valid GATE scores/NET qualification or candidate has not appeared for GATE/NET.
  • Candidates, whose M.E. / M.Tech/ M.Arch. / M.Plan. / M.Sc. result is awaited, can also apply for Ph.D. program. They will have to submit the result of M.E. / M.Tech/ M.Arch. / M.Plan./M.Sc. exam to Academic Section, till that time their registration will be provisional.

 

Application Process

  • The application form is available on the institute website .
  • Candidates are required to pay an application fee of Rs 500/- (per application form) online through the online payment portal of VNIT. (Link : https://pay.vnit.ac.in/home). After payment, candidate shall mention this VNIT Payment Ref. No in the application form & also attach the printed copy of receipt.
  • The duly filled application form, along with photocopies of the certificates (self-attested) & photograph, and copy of payment receipt, should be sent by speed post or hand delivery.
  • To, The Deputy Registrar (Academic), VNIT, South Ambazari Road, Nagpur – 440010 (M.S.)
  • Candidates should mention on the Envelope: PhD- Name of Department. Incomplete application and/or applications received after the last date are liable to be rejected.

 

Selection Procedure

  • Selection will be based on Entrance Test and Interview.
  • The syllabus for the written examination for admission to Ph.D. program is given in Information Brochure.

 

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

 

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