M.S./Ph.D. Eligibility
  • M.S./Ph.D. Eligibility & Minimum Qualifications

    Master of Science (by research) in Engineering

    Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology or Masters degree in appropriate Sciences with valid score in GATE/NET or equivalent national level examination or GRE in appropriate discipline.

    OR

    Candidates having Associate Membership of the following professional bodies will also be eligible for admission to the M.S. programme of their parent discipline provided they have a valid GATE score and have passed both part A and part B of the Membership examinations with a good academic record. The Institution of Engineers (India), (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Electronics and communications), The Aeronautical society of India, The Indian Institute of Metals, The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, The Institute of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering and other professional bodies approved by the Senate from time to time.

    Ph.D. in Engineering

    Candidates with a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record or a Master’s degree by Research in Engineering/ Technology disciplines, with a good academic record.

    OR

    Candidates with Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record and of exceptional merit are eligible for the relevant Engineering discipline and with a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR-JRF/ NBHM or equivalent qualification in the relevant area tenable for the year of registration. In the case of candidates with more than 5 years of relevant experience after the Master’s degree, the requirement of a test score may be waived by the Selection Committee.

    OR

    Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology with exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to Ph.D. Program as a regular full time scholar subject to the following conditions: (I) B.Tech degree from one of the IITs, with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 on a 10.0 point scale. (II) Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology from any other University, should be among the top 5% or 20 rank holders, declared by the University and having a valid GATE score. (III) Bachelor’s degree holder in Engineering/Technology, serving for two years or more in a reputed R & D organization and having a proven research record.


    Ph.D. in Sciences

    Master’s degree in Sciences with a good academic record with a valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR NET/ Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology with a good academic record/ B. Tech degree of any IIT with a minimum of CGPA of 8.0 on a 10.0 point scale or with a valid GATE Score or B. Tech. / B.E degree of any recognized University in India with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 on a 10.0 point scale or equivalent with valid GATE score.


    Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences

    Master’s degree in an eligible discipline with a good academic record and have passed UGC NET.


    Fellowships

    The amount of fellowships will be at par with other IITs.

    Admissions

    The general time of admissions to the Ph.D. program is in July and December, however applications are invited throughout the year. The interested candidates are requested to visit the IIT Mandi website from time to to time for the latest updates regarding notices and news.

    MS/PhD Ordinance and Regulations

    Indian Institute of Technology Mandi approved Ordinances and Regulations for the degrees of Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science by Research. See details here.