Admission to Ph.D.: Eligibility Criteria | IIT Delhi

Degree: Ph.D.[ Full time.]
Minimum Eligibility: Masters degree in Engineering/Technology or Masters degree in Science/Humanities or equivalent in relevant discipline with CGPA 6.75 on 10 point scale or 60% marks in aggregate for general category. Full-time students who do not possess M.Tech or equivalent degree are required to have a valid GATE Score (300 for GE & 200 for SC/ST) OR UGC/CSIR/ICAR fellowship examination for Sciences/ Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines. OR B.Tech. or equivalent with CGPA of 7.5 on 10 point scale or 70% aggregate marks and qualified GATE or UGC/CSIR/ICAR fellowship examination.

For Biomedical Engg., candidates having M.B.B.S. with 60% marks or more are eligible provided they have qualified ICMR. The Candidates having Postgraduate degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD)/Master in Surgery (MS) with 60% marks or more after MBBS will also be eligible for admission to Ph.D. program in CBME.
Selection basis: Written test and/or interview

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Degree: Ph.D.[ Part time.]
Minimum Eligibility: Same as for Ph.D. full time and minimum 2 years experience (this experience to be calculated as on the first day of the semester to which admission is sought -thus, for admissions in July, the experience is to be calculated as of 1 Aug and for admissions in December, the experience is to be calculated as of 1 Jan of the next year) and No Objection Certificate from employer (as per Note 8). No GATE required vide Note 13.
Selection basis: Written test and/or interview

Degree: Ph.D.[ Sponsored: Fulltime
Minimum Eligibility: Same as for Ph.D. full-time and Sponsoring Certificate from the employer, as per Note 9. - No GATE/ CEED required vide Note 13.
Selection basis: Written test and/or interview

NOTE:

  1. 15% seats are reserved for SC candidates and 7.5% seats are reserved for ST candidates.
  2. The minimum eligibility for both SC/ST and PH candidates is a CGPA of 6.25 on a 10 point scale or 55% in aggregate marks.(a) Relaxation in CGPA to 6.25 or in marks to 55% in the minimum qualifying criteria may be permitted to those with M.A. degree in English for admission to Ph.D. program in English in the Department of Humanities & Social Sciences.
  3. 3% seats are reserved for the physically handicapped persons in the Postgraduate courses and Ph.D. Programs.
  4. No Objection Certificate should state that the candidate is permitted to pursue studies on part time basis and he/she will not be transferred to any other place during the period of study
  5. Sponsorship letter (on letterhead of the sponsoring organization) should state that period of study will be treated as on duty with usual salary/allowances and he/she will be relieved for the period of studies and all fees will be paid by the organization.
  6. Part-time M.Tech. classes are generally held from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. For special part-time M.Tech. in Energy & Environment Management Lectures are held on week days in the evening from 1830 to 2030 hours and laboratory classes are held on Saturdays and Sundays.
  7. Candidates with AMIE/grad. IETE fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria can be considered for admission as casual students for completing 24 earned credits of undergraduate courses as prescribed by the respective program after which they have to appear for GATE and apply afresh for admission to M.Tech. program.
  8. The letter should state that he/she is permitted to pursue studies on part time basis and that (i) his/her official duties will permit sufficient time for research, (ii) facilities for research are available at the place of work, (iii) he/she will be permitted to reside at the Institute for at least 6 months* during his/her registration for the degree (not applicable if organization is within 50 km of IIT Delhi). *If the course credit requirement recommended by a Deptt./Centre is more than 12, then the residency requirement for part time Ph.D. Candidates holding degrees from other Institutes/Universities and working in organizations outside Delhi will be 12 months.
  9. Full-time applicants coming on study leave must show proof of at least 3 years (2 years in the case of M.Tech degree holders) study leave when appearing for the interview. CGPA is Cumulative Grade Point Average. For the purpose of admission at IIT Delhi, the following Conversion Table will be used to convert percentage of marks into GPA.
  10. CGPA is Cumulative Grade Point Average. For the purpose of admission at IIT Delhi, the following Conversion Table will be used to convert percentage of marks into GPA.

Equivalent GPA

% Marks 10-point Scale 9-point Scale 6-point Scale 4-point Scale
55 6.25 4.78 3.19 2.13
60 6.75 5.34 3.56 2.38
70 7.50 6.19 4.13 2.75
  1. The minimum prescribed 60/55/50% marks in aggregate (of all the years/ Semesters of the qualifying examinations) is calculated by IIT Delhi as per example given below:-
year 1st semester (%) 2nd semester (%)
1st year 250/400 62.50 290/400 72.50
2nd year 205/400 51.25 280/400 70.00
3rd year 210/400 52.50 350/400 87.50
4th year 240/400 60.00 150/200 75.00
Total 905/1600 1070/1400

13. Aggregate (%) (of all the years/semesters) 1975/3000 = 65.83%

  1. Sponsored (Full-time/ Part-time) candidates are not required to possess GATE/CEED score for admission to postgraduate/ Ph.D. programs.
 
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