About GITAM Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management(GITAM) is a private institute. It is a deemed-to-be-University under the UGC notification under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956. It is an ISO-certified deemed-to-be-university that has been accredited by NAAC with Grade 'A +' and approved by the AICTE. It offers undergraduate, graduate and PhD programmes in various disciplines. Currently, GITAM is looking for highly motivated research scholars who want to pursue PhD programme for the session 2020- 2021.
PhD Research Areas Available at GITAM The GITAM is offering PhD in the following research areas:
Financial Assistance Eligible candidate will get a total emolument of Rs. 15000/- to 20,000/-per month for the full-time programme. Fellowship will be extended for the subsequent years based on the review of the progress of work. The research fellowship is Rs. 20,000/- per month for candidates with a valid score in NET / GATE / SLET and Rs. 15,000/- per month for other successful candidates.
Eligibility criteria The candidates who wish to join the PhD course at GITAM should have a Post Graduate degree such as MA or MSc or B.Tech or M.Tech or any other equivalent degree from a recognised university with at least 55 percent marks or 5.5 CPI marks. Minimum eligibility criteria for different disciplines may vary, and the cut-off level may go higher for shortlisting the candidates. Relaxations to the SC/ST/PD candidates will be given as per the reservation policy of GoI.
How to applyThe candidates who want to join PhD degree programme at GITAM must visit the official website of GITAM and read the instructions carefully before applying. They can fill the application form by visiting an online application portal. Candidates have to submit an online application form at https://researchadmissions.gitam.edu by paying a non-refundable registration fee of Rs. 800/- (Rupees eight hundred only) through Debit card / Credit card (Master / VISA) / Net Banking / UPI. Candidates have to check the eligibility before making an application. Candidates have to upload copies of the following certificates along with the online application:
certificate as applicable.
Selection procedure Admission of the candidates to the PhD programmes will be done based on their performance in the online written test conducted by Institute. The candidate who qualifies written test will be called for an interview. The candidates will be called for a written test or interview based on their academic records and other documents submitted with the application. The final selection of the candidates will be based on academic credentials, written test and/or interview.
Duration of the Programme
Course work Coursework is mandatory for candidates who want to pursue a PhD programme. However, candidates having M.Phil. degree are exempted from coursework. Candidates are required to put in a minimum of 75% attendance per course to be eligible to appear for the examinations. The course work includes the following Courses :
Course: I Research Methodology
Course: II Advanced topics in the Area of Research
Course: III Comprehensive Viva-voce
Course: IV Research and Publication ethics
Important dates Commencement of submission online application: 3 May
Last Date to Submit Online Application: 24 May 2021
Date of Online test: 15 June 2021
Contact information Directorate of Admissions
Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM)
Deemed to be University
Rushikonda, Visakhapatnam – 530045 AP, India
Online Application portal: https://researchadmissions.gitam.edu/