Academics Administration

Prof. Shantanu Roy
Dean, Academics
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Tel:+91-11-2659 1708(O),
E-mail:deanacad[at]admin.iitd.ac.in
Prof. Anupam Shukla
Associate Dean, Curriculum
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Tel:+91-11-2659 1708(O),
E-mail:adcur[at]admin.iitd.ac.in
Prof. Josemon jacob
Associate Dean, PG Research
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Tel:+91-11-2659 1708(O),
E-mail:adres[at]admin.iitd.ac.in
Prof. Pritha Chandra
Associate Dean, Academic Outreach and New Initiatives
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Tel:+91-11-2659 ----(O),
E-mail:[at]admin.iitd.ac.in
Atul Vyas
Joint Registrar (PGS & R)
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110 016, INDIA
Tel:+91-11-2659 1737 (O)
Email:drpgsr[at]admin.iitd.ac.in
Mr. Suresh Kumar Gohar
Assistant Registrar (UGS)
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110 016, INDIA
Tel:+91-11-2659 1718 (O)
Email:drugs[at]admin.iitd.ac.in, arugs[at]admin.iitd.ac.in

Minimum Qualifications for admission to Part-time and Sponsored (full-time) PhD Programmes

The following eligibility conditions apply for the Part-time and sponsored full-time programmes.

  1. Only employees of Public Sector Undertakings or Government Departments or Research and Development Organizations or Private Industries (approved by Faculty Boards) are eligible for admission to these programmes.

  2. The minimum full-time experience required after obtaining the qualifying degree and as on date of registration, is given below in Table 2:

    Table 2: Experience required for admission to part-time Ph.D. Programmes
    QualificationsWork Experience (Post Qualification)
    M.E./M.Tech./M.S.(R)/M.D. or EquivalentNil
    B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc./M.A./M.B.A./MBBS or equivalent, from CFTIs/Central Universities 1 Year
    B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc./M.A./M.B.A./MBBS or equivalent, and working in IIT Delhi* (Project or Regular)* Through proper channel1 Year
    B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc./M.A./MBA/MBBS or equivalent, from institutions other than CFTIs/Central Universities2 Years
  3. Minimum qualification for these candidates is the same as for full-time candidates, except that the requirement of qualifying in a national examination is waived.

  4. For part-time candidates from outside NCR (or at a radial distance of more than 50 km from IIT Delhi), there is a minimum residency requirement of 6 months. DRC/CRC/SRC may specify a higher residency requirement based on the courses recommended as well as the background.

  5. Sponsored (full-time) candidates seeking admission to a Ph.D. programme on the basis of study leave, must submit a “Sponsorship Certificate” on a proper letter head from the appropriate authority in the organization clearly stating the following:

    • or the period of his/her studies in the programme, the candidate would be treated as on duty with usual salary and allowances; and
    • that he/she will be fully relieved and granted study leave for a minimum period of 3 years(2 years for M.Tech. and equivalent degree holders).
  6. Part-time candidates are required to submit a “No Objection Certificate” (NOC) on a proper letter head from the appropriate authority in the organization clearly stating the following:

    • the candidate is permitted to pursue studies on a part-time basis;

    • he/she will be fully relieved from duty and permitted to reside at the Institute for the period of required residency that is essential for completing the course work (this is not a requirement for candidates who are working in NCR or organizations located within a distance of 50 km from the Institute);

    • that his/her official duties permit him/her to attend required classes as per the Time Table of IIT Delhi;

    • that his/her official duties permit him/her to devote sufficient time for research;

    • facilities for research in the candidate’s field of research are available at the candidate’s place of work, in case the proposed Ph. D. research plan requires him/her to use these facilities when the candidate is physically present at this place of work.

    Template of this NOC is available on the IIT Delhi PG admissions website. Kindly note that lack of confirmation and clarity on one or more of the above points in the NOC may make prevent the applicant’s application being processed, even if he/she qualify in the interview/screening.