How to apply for PhD admissions 2020 at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Noida

Are you interested to take admission in PhD in Delhi NCR? Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Noida, UP is offering an opportunity. If you are interested, read this article to know the subjects, eligibility, application procedure and schedule for PhD admissions 2020 at JIIT.

About JIIT, Noida

Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Noida, a well-known institute in Delhi NCR, was established in 2001. It is AICTE approved and NAAC accredited. Institute got Deemed to be University Status in 2004 and also NIRF ranking. The institute has emerged as a centre of excellence in education, training and research. JIIT supports talented students and develops them as full-fledged professionals regardless of their social background. JIIT is committed towards the development of the brightest students by developing confidence, creativity and self-discipline among them and also the development of the nation.

Research areas for PhD

Tentative Number of Seats:Numbers of seats are variable which depends upon the capability of candidates. Department wise seat numbers are given below:
  1. Biotechnology: 9
  2. Computer Science & Engineering (CSE): 16
  3. Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE): 10
  4. Humanities & Social Sciences (HSS): 7
  5. Mathematics: 8
  6. Management: 3
  7. Physics / PMSE: 10

Eligibility criteria

Essential Qualification
  1. For PhD in Engineering/Technology: The applicant must possess a degree in M.Tech. or equivalent in respective branch with at least 60% marks or CGPA not less than 6 on a scale of 10.
  2. For PhD in Sciences/ Humanities/ Social Sciences/ Management/ Pharmacy: The applicant must hold a Master's degree in respective discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA not less than 6 on a scale of 10.
  3. For PhD in Computer Science & Engineering/ Information Technology: The applicant must hold an M.C.A. Degree with at least 60% marks or equivalent CGPA plus two years experience.

Desirable: Consistently good academic performance is desirable.

How to Apply

Admission details and the procedure can be checked in the admission brochure available at the official website of JIIT. To apply for the PhD, candidates can apply online at the admission portal of Jaypee Universities. However, if any candidate cannot apply online; he/she can apply offline. For this he/she has to download the offline application form from the website of JIIT.

After filling the complete application, the candidate must submit the application form along with a Demand Draft of Rs. 1,000/- in favour of "Jaypee Institute of Information Technology" payable at Noida/ Delhi either personally or by post to the following address:

The Registrar
PhD Admissions 2020
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology
A-10, Sector-62,
Noida-201 309

Don't forget to mention "PhD Application-JIIT, Noida" on the envelope. Alternatively, candidates can also obtain the application form by sending a demand draft of Rs. 1,000/- to the JIIT, Noida or can collect physically by paying Rs. 1000/- in cash at the institute's counter.

Written examination schedule and pattern

There will be a written examination for each program discipline to check the knowledge and research ability of the candidate which will cover all the core subjects studied at the Master's degree. However, different questions for each discipline will be asked.
Duration of the Test: 150 Minutes (60 minutes + 90 minutes)
Total Marks: 100

Selection of candidates

Candidates will be selected based on the written test and personal interview and only those candidates who will perform well in written test and declared qualified in interview will be given admission to the courses. During the interview, the candidate will have to present a short presentation before the interview committee in the area of his/her research interest.

Eligibility requirement for interview

First, the candidate must fulfil the requirements of minimum educational qualification. It is also noted that the candidates are in the final year of Master's programme are also eligible to apply. But they must have to submit mark sheet of the qualifying degree by the date of registration in the PhD. Short-listing of the eligible candidates will be done based on the merit in PhD written test conducted by JIIT. Apart from this, the Candidates who have qualified UGC-NET / CSIR (JRF) exam for fellowship (not for Lecturership) or any other equivalent national level examination are also eligible to attend the interview.

Question paper pattern

Engineering and Science Programs
Part I
Types of Questions: Objective Type
Duration: 60 Minutes
Marks: 50
No. of Questions: 65, out of which 50 questions are to be attempted.

Part II
Subjective Type (Descriptive, Analytical, Theoretical, Logical, Mathematical, Numerical,
Derivations etc)
Duration: 90 Minutes
Marks: 50
No. of Questions: 12 of 6 marks each, Out of which 8 questions are to be attempted.
Important Note: 2 extra marks will be awarded for precise and accurate answers.

Management Program
Part A
Types of Questions: Multiple-Choice
No. of Questions: 65, of 1 mark each, out of which only 50 questions are to be attempted.
Distribution of questions: Research Aptitude and Methodology (20 questions), Statistics (20 questions), and Business and Economic Environment (25 questions)
Duration: 60 Minutes
Maximum Marks: 50

Part B
Types of Questions: Descriptive
Number of Questions: 6 questions of 10 marks each, out of which only 5 questions are to be attempted.
Duration: 90 Minutes
Max Marks: 50

Areas as specified in the syllabus
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management & Organizational Behaviour
  • Economics and International Business
  • Information Systems and Strategy

Humanities and Social Sciences Program
Part A
Type of Questions: Multiple-Choice Questions
Number of Questions: 50 questions of 1 marks each
Areas: Research Methodology in Social Sciences, Qualitative and Quantitative Techniques.
Duration: 60 Minutes
Max Marks: 50

Part B
Type of Questions: Descriptive
Number of Questions: 5 Questions of 10 marks each
Areas: Sociology, English Language & Literature, Economics, Psychology, Finance, Marketing and HR (Only one area to be attempted).
Duration: 90 Minutes
Max Marks: 50

Syllabi of the PhD Entrance Exam: Exam syllabi for each programme have been uploaded on the website and can be downloaded from there.

Fee Structure and Research Fellowship

Institutional Fee: There will be an institutional fee of Rs. 25,000/- per semester to be paid by the candidate.
Hostel Facility: Hostel facility is available to the PhD Scholar, which will be offered on a shared basis. However, PhD Scholars will have to pay an additional hostel fee of Rs. 67,500/- per semester. This fee is including boarding and lodging also.
Research Fellowship: Financial Support may be provided to full-time PhD students in the form of Research Fellowship, subject to availability.

Important dates
Commencement of Application: Already started
Applications Submission Closing: June 30, 2020

Schedule for written examination
Date of Written Exam: July 13, 2020 at11.00 AM
The venue of Written Exam: JIIT, A-10, Sector-62, Noida

Interview: Only shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Separate information will be sent to successful candidates.
Date of Interview: July 14, 2020 from 10.00 AM onwards.

Note: Selected candidates, who will clear interview, will be informed later about the admission and registration process to be informed later.

Contact information

The Registrar
PhD Admissions 2020
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology
A-10, Sector-62,
Noida-201 309

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