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IIT Roorkee Ph.D. Programme Admission

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is one of the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological and engineering education and basic and applied research. Since its establishment, the Institute has played a vital role in providing the technical manpower and know-how to the country and also in pursuit of cutting-edge research in Science, Technology, and subsequently in Architecture, Management and Humanities & Social Sciences. The Institute ranks amongst the best technological institutions in the world and has contributed to all sectors of technological development. It has also been considered a trend-setter in the area of education and research in the fields mentioned above.

About Doctoral Research
Keeping in view the long tradition of academic excellence, the following institutional goals have been laid for doctoral research: 
• To develop deep and broad understanding of fundamentals and state of the art of knowledge in the chosen field through courses and self-study, 
• To develop synergy between creativity, innovation and the frontiers of knowledge in the chosen field of study, 
• To develop ability and skills to carry out independent research and development to face the challenges posed to mankind on specific problems, and 
• To develop abilities to identify new possibilities in the given Indian social context and to undertake research and development through one’s own initiatives.

The Degree of Doctor of Philosophy is granted for research work in areas recognized by the Academic Departments / Centres / School of the Institute. The research work shall be an original work characterized either by the discovery of facts, or by a fresh approach towards the interpretation and application of facts, or development of equipment making a distinct advancement in instrument technology. It shall evince the candidate’s capacity for critical examination and sound judgment and shall represent original contribution to the existing knowledge. The Institute is also recognized as one of the centres in the country for Ph.D. programmes under QIP. Facilities for enrolling for the Ph.D. programme as a part time candidate are also available.

Excellence in Doctoral Research Award 
Amount (Rs.)  : 2,50,000/- 
Criteria : For outstanding research work in Engineering; Management, Architecture and Humanities; and Science streams. A maximum 5 awards, each of Rs. 50,000, are to be given every year.

Prof. V.K. Gupta Memorial Impactful Young Researcher Award 
Amount (Rs.)  : 20,000/-
Criteria : For getting a published/accepted research paper in an international journal of the highest impact factor amongst the research scholars from Department of Chemistry. The period of consideration will be from 1st April to 31st March every year starting from year 2021. In case of more than one eligible candidate, the award will be given to the younger candidate. If the age of candidates is same, then the award will be shared. The recommendation for this award will be obtained from the concerned department. This award will be announced on 6th May every year.

A.K. Goel Green Energy Prize and Gold Medal 
Amount (Rs.)  : 1,00,000/- & Gold Medal 
Criteria : For significant contribution towards green/renewable energy sector amongst the graduating UG/PG (including Ph.D.) students.

Prabha Nayyar Award for Excellence in Time Management 
Amount (Rs.)  : 2,50,000/- 
Criteria : For carrying out multiple activities simultaneously and showing significant improvement in some of them without compromising on the others amongst the students completing minimum 2 years at IIT Roorkee. The activities may be as diverse as possible including academic grade points, sports, cultural, hobbies, technical, leadership, social service, etc. A maximum 5 awards, each of Rs. 50,000, are to be given every year.

Nayyar Award for Excellence in Communication 
Amount (Rs.)  : 1,11,000/- 
Criteria : For the best communication skills amongst III, IV and V year students of UG/IDD programmes and all students of PG programmes. There are total 3 awards, Rs. 50,000/- for the best student; Rs. 30,000/- for the second best student; and Rs. 20,000/- for the third best student. A fourth award of Rs, 11,000/- can also be given only if a female student is not among the first three.

Hari Krishna Mittal Leadership Award for Enhancing Entrepreneurship Culture at IIT Roorkee 
Amount (Rs.)  : 20,000/- 
Criteria : For significant contribution towards enhancing the entrepreneurship culture at IIT Roorkee amongst the graduating UG/PG (including Ph.D.) students.

Smt. Lilawati Nayyar Golden Jubilee Scholarship
Amount (Rs.)  : 5,000/- 
Criteria : For the communication skills and merit amongst the UG and PG students of any year and of any branch of engineering

Ajit Singh Yadav Memorial Essay Prize 
Amount (Rs.)  : 20,000/- 
Criteria : For the best and second best essay on a general topic in terms of content and writing style that encourages independent thinking and originality amongst the existing students. There are total 2 awards, Rs. 13,000/- for the best essay; and Rs. 7,000/- for the second best essay.

TCS Research Scholar Program 
This fellowship aims to call for quality multidisciplinary research activities in areas ranging from computer engineering and science, information systems and technology, software engineering, and other disciplines which utilize computing. 
Scholarship Details : 
Period: A scholar who is selected for the scholarship will be given a stipend for a maximum of four years, or submission of thesis for Ph.D., whichever is earlier. Stipend: A stipend of Rs. 70,000 per month for the first and second year, Rs. 75,000 per month for the third year and fourth year.

Other Incentives : 
1. Assignment of TCS Mentor from TCS Research and innovation team (R&I) soon after selection to TCS Research Scholar Program. 2. Support for the scholar with Rs. 2,00,000 per annum for Contingency / National Conference for Scholar / International Conference for Scholar / 1-time International Conference for Guide / Outbound sabbatical to foreign university to scholar. 3. Visit(s) & Interaction(s) of TCS Research Scholar to TCS Research and Innovation teams / Labs. 

Eligibility Conditions
1. Upper Age Limit – 28 years as on admission into fellowship 
2. The scholar should have first class education career right from SSC. 
3. The scheme is open for scholars who have been found to be eligible for admission to Ph.D. in an institute. The scheme is open only for fresh Ph.D. scholar admissions (completed 2 semesters). 
4. Scholars must be registered as full-time scholars in the institute/college where the Ph.D. registration is sought. 
5. The scholarship can be terminated by TCS, with one month notice, based on performance review report and for any violation of any operational rules applicable to all the research scholars at the institute. 
6. The institute will intimate TCS on the date of filling of any patent related to any invention by the TCS Research Scholar under this program. TCS would be given a license on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms for any such patent which has been granted, on mutually agreed terms. The institute is free to publish any work developed by TCS Research Scholar provided it sends TCS a written intimation along with the work that will be published 30 days prior to such publication. 
7. TCS Innovation Laboratory could look for opportunities of collaborations with the TCS Research scholar / institute, even beyond the period of internship.

Other Information, Terms & Conditions 
1. Selection process is purely based on merit. Stipulated dates for a written test and/or interview shall be communicated by the concerned Departments/Centres/ School to the shortlisted candidates. Simultaneously, the dates shall be uploaded in the portal of each Departments/Centres/School. 
2. The prescribed qualifications and experience are the minimum required and the mere fact that a candidate possesses the same will not entitle the candidate for being called for an interview. 
3. Departments / Centres / School of the Institute reserve the right to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview to a reasonable number, on the basis of qualifications and/or experience. 
4. Provision exists to apply in one or more Departments/Centres/School. Accordingly, a candidate can submit application(s) in one or more departments/centres/school through single online application. 32 Steps to be followed Candidates must follow the followings steps while filling online Application Form: Access the URL: Click here Apply Online Registration Complete Application Form Pay fee online using the option " Proceed for Payment" Submit 
7. Candidates should complete application in all respect in the admission portal and submit it online only. No correspondence / communication will be entertained for incomplete application. 
8. Online application submitted by the candidates shall be considered final and binding. Requests for making correction in the online application shall not be entertained. 
9. The last date for submission of online application shall not be extended. Accordingly, no request shall be entertained for accepting the application after the last date. 
10. IIT Roorkee will not be responsible for technical error while making the online application / payment of fee. Therefore, candidates are advised to submit their application well in advance without waiting until the last date. 

11. Admission will be offered subject to availability of seats, faculty in the Specialization and the Institute Assistantship.
12. Students shall be governed by ordinance/ regulations in vogue. 
13. The Institute has the right to cancel, at any stage, the admission of the candidate who is found admitted to a course to which the candidate is not entitled, being unqualified or ineligible in accordance with the rules and regulations in force. 
14. Disputes if any, arising out of or relating to any matter whatsoever, concerning the aforesaid shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Roorkee Court. 33 5. All entries should be carefully made while applying online. IIT Roorkee will not be responsible for wrong entries. Candidates shall be solely responsible for the correctness and authenticity of the information / documents provided in the online application. 6. Candidates must fill/enter their CGPA or percentage of marks as issued by their institute/college/university. Candidate must not convert their CGPA into percentage and vice-versa. 
15. The Institute reserves the right to verify the antecedents or documents submitted by the candidate at any time during their period of study. In case it is found that the documents submitted by the candidate are not genuine, then his/her admission shall be terminated, and disciplinary / criminal proceedings will be initiated.
16. Merely applying for / being shortlisted / appearing for the interview / written test /or subsequent processes do not imply that a candidate will necessarily be offered admission in IITR. No request for considering the candidature in department, other than in which applied, will be entertained. 
17. Candidates are advised to fill their correct and active e-mail addresses in the online application as all correspondence will be made by the Institute through online only. All information regarding Test/ Interview/ subsequent amendments/updates in the advertisement and results will be uploaded on the respective Department’s/Centre’s/School’s website only. No separate communication will be made. The Institute shall not be responsible for the failure of candidates with respect to visiting the website on any ground. 18. The candidates should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions as specified. Their admission will be purely provisional subject to confirmation that they satisfy the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of call letters to the candidates will not imply that the candidature has been found eligible. 
19. All the mandatory documents mentioned in point 13 including final results/provisional degree should be produced in original at the time of Admission Registration or on the last date mentioned for the same in the academic calendar of the Autumn Semester 2024-25. Information to this effect will be available in the IIT Roorkee website. Failure to produce these documents will lead to cancellation of admission without any further notice. 
20. After joining, hostel and mess facilities will be provided as per the availability.
21. All candidates are advised to visit regularly the Institute website for further information.

Important Dates
Last date for filling up of application form : April 10, 2024 (11: 59 p.m.) 
Date of Academic Registration by the Candidates in person : July 11, 2024 
Commencement of classes : July 16, 2024

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