भारतीय प्रौद्योगिकी संस्थान (भारतीय खनि विद्यापीठ), धनबाद
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (INDIAN SCHOOL OF MINES), DHANBAD
Ph.D. Admission 2022-2023 (Phase II)
Ph.D. Admission 2022-2023 (Phase II)

        ELIGIBILITY OF CANDIDATES


 1.1.1 Essential criteria for Ph.D. in Engineering 

 An applicant must have a Master’s degree in Engineering in the relevant subject with first class/division or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale),

OR

 An applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a minimum of 70% marks/CGPA of 7.0 (on a 10 point scale),

OR

 An applicant must have a Master’s degree in Science or an allied area with first-class/division or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale).


 1.1.2 Essential criteria for Ph.D. in Science 

 An applicant must have a Master’s degree in the relevant subject with first class/division or a minimum of 60 % marks/CGPA of 6.0 (on a 10-point scale),

OR

 An applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a minimum of 70% marks/CGPA of 7.0 (on a 10 point scale),

OR

 An applicant must have a Master’s degree in Science or an allied area with first-class/division or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale).


 1.1.3 Essential criteria for Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences 

 An applicant must have a Master’s degree in the relevant subject, Arts, Commerce, Humanities and Social Sciences with first class/division or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale),

OR

 An applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a minimum of 70% marks/CGPA of 7.0 (on a 10 point scale).

OR

 An applicant must have a Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology/Science/ Commerce / Management with first class/division or a minimum of 60 % marks/CGPA of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale).


 1.1.4 Essential criteria for Ph.D. in Management 

 An applicant must have a Master’s degree or equivalent in Management or allied areas or Engineering / Technology with first class/division or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale),

OR

 An applicant with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a minimum of 70% marks/7.0 CGPA,

OR

 An applicant must have a Master’s degree in Science/Arts/Commerce with first-class/division or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale),

OR

 An applicant who has qualified for CA/ICAI/ICMA/CS, with first-class/division or a minimum of 60% marks/CGPA of 6.0 (on a 10 point scale) in Bachelor’s degree


Note: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering means regular fulltime Bachelor’s degree. A candidate with AMIE or similar degree is not eligible for admission.


1.1.5 Language proficiency 

The medium of instruction, the publication of research paper, and reporting will be in English. Therefore, scholars are required to possess adequate knowledge of English.

1.1.6 Special Cases 

 Colour blind candidates are not eligible for admission in Applied Geology and Mining Engineering disciplines.

 Physically challenged candidates with any form of the physical challenge will NOT be considered for Mining Engineering discipline.


1.1.7 Qualifying degree 

 The candidates’ qualifying degree and subject should match with the discipline, degree, and specialization detailed in Table 1.

 For all disciplines, IIT graduates (Master's and/or Bachelor’s) with minimum CGPA/OGPA 8.0 are eligible to apply. The concerned department will shortlist such candidates for interview by adopting appropriate shortlisting criteria.

 Candidates appearing for their final semester exams are ELIGIBLE to apply under Result Awaiting (RA) category.


Table 1: Eligibility and qualifying degree for various departments#

Sl. Department Discipline Code
1. Applied Geology Applied Geology AGL

M.Sc./M.Sc. Tech in Geology / Applied Geology or M.Sc./M.Sc. Tech. in Geology/Applied Geology with specialization in Marine Geology / Oceanography / Hydrogeology / Geochemistry/ Applied Geochemistry / Geoinformatics / Natural Hazards & Disaster Risk Management / Remote Sensing and GIS / Geophysics / Petroleum Geosciences.

OR

Integrated M.Sc./M.Sc.Tech/M.Tech. in Geology/Applied Geology or M. Tech. in Geological Technology.

OR

M.Tech in Mineral Exploration/Engineering Geology/Petroleum Exploration/Geo-exploration/ Exploration Geosciences / Remote Sensing / Remote Sensing and GIS applications / Geoinformatics/ Petroleum Geosciences/ Marine Geosciences having M.Sc./M.Sc. Tech in Geology/Applied Geology or Integrated M.Sc./M.Sc. Tech./ M.Tech. in Geology/Applied Geology or M. Tech. in Geological Technology.

2. Applied Geophysics Applied Geophysics AGL
3. Chemical Engg Chemical Engg CHE

M.Tech or equivalent in Chemical Engineering or its related discipline WITH B Tech/B.E in Chemical Engineering or Chemical Technology or Polymer Science and Engineering or Biochemical Engineering or Petrochemical Engineering.

4. Chemistry & Chemical Biology Chemistry CHY
5. Computer Science & Engg. Computer Science & Engg. CSE
6. Civil Engg. Civil Engg. CVL
7. Electronics Engg. Electronics Engg. ECE

Electronics & Instrumentation/ Instrumentation/ Instrumentation & control/ Electronics & Electrical Engineering/

Computer Science Engg/ Information Technology or related field WITH B. Tech./B.E. or equivalent degree in

Electronics / Electronics & Communication /Electronics & Tele-communication / Electronics & Instrumentation/

Instrumentation/ Instrumentation & control/ Electronics & Electrical Engineering/ Computer Science Engg/

Information Technology

8. Electrical Engg. Electrical Engg. ELE
9. Humanities & Social Sciences English Language/Literature ENG
Humanities & Social Sciences Philosophy PLY
Humanities & Social Sciences Psychology PSY
Humanities & Social Sciences Sociology SOC
10. Environmental Science & Engg. Environmental Science ESE

OR

M.Phil. / M.Sc. / M.Sc. Tech. or equivalent in Atmospheric science/ Botany / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Chemistry / Physics / Environmental Science / Environmental Science & Management / Geology / Hydrology / Soil Science / Remote sensing and GIS / Forestry.

11. Fuel, Mineral & Metallurgical Engg. Fuel, Mineral & Metallurgical Engg. FMM
12. Management Studies Industrial Engg. & Management IEM
13. Management Studies Management MAN
14. Mathematics & Computing Mathematics MAT
Mathematics & Computing Statistics STA
15. Mechanical Engg. Mechanical Engineering MEC
16. Mining Engg. Mining Engineering MNE
17. Petroleum Engg. Petroleum Engineering PET
18. Physics Physics PHY

# Equivalence degrees for B.Tech will be BE/BSc Engg. (4 years) and for M.Tech will be ME/M.Sc. Engg.

*Applicants from MEC/ELE can opt for MME for interdisciplinary research at the time of interview. The department MME may be merged with other department/s. In that case the admissions will be transferred to the merged departments/s.