Birla Institute of Technology(BIT) Mesra PhD Programme Admission July 2021

Are you looking for admission notification to BIT PhD programs? Birla Institute of Technology has invited applications from eligible candidate for admissions to Phd program July 2021. Read this article to know details of the PhD programme, eligibility, financial support, application process and selection procedure etc.

About BIT

Birla Institute of Technology Mesra is a deemed university under Section 3 of the UGC Act in Ranchi (Jharkhand) India. It was established in 1955. The motto of this Institute is "Sa Vidya Ya Vimuktaye". It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programmes in various streams.

Departments Offering Ph.D Program

The BIT Mesra is offering PhD in the following research areas:
  • Architecture
  • Bio-Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering Management
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Pharmaceutical Science & Technology Production Engineering
  • Space Engineering & Rocketing

Categories of PhD student

Admission to PhD Programmes at the Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra is available in the three categories which are as follows:

Regular and full time: In this category, students works full-time for his/her PhD thesis. He/she gets an assistantship from Institute or fellowship from CSIR/UGC or any other recognized funding agency. For full time research fellow, they may have to stay at the campus.

Sponsored and full time: In this Category, student is sponsored by a recognized R&D organization, academic institution, government organization or industry for doing PhD at BIT on a full-time basis. He/ She must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least one year of professional experience in the respective field. He/ She must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization with at least one year of professional experience in the respective field.

Employed and Part-time: In this category, the candidates who are professionally employed in an institute can also join PhD programme with the continuation of duties of his/her service. However, they are not eligible for any financial assistance from the institute. They may have to reside at the Institute for a minimum period of one or two semesters based upon the mandatory course work for a PhD. They should have a minimum of two- years of experience for PhD part-time programme. The candidates have to submit a NOC letter with the application form.

Financial Assistance

Eligible candidate will get a total emolument of Rs 25,000 per month for the first two years and Rs. 28,000/- per month for the next two years depends on the performance. The minimum marks required for the fellowship may vary across the departments and department wise minimum marks shall be decided by an appropriate committee. Fellowship shall be distributed based on the performance in the admission test, academic career and interview.

Eligibility criteria

  • Candidates should have M.Tech. / M.E. / M.Sc. (Engg.) / M.Arch. / M.Pharm. / M.Plan./ M.Sc. / MCA / MBA or equivalent Degree in relevant branch from a recognized University/Institute with minimum 60% marks or 6.0 CGPA on a ten-point scale in the qualifying examination.
  • Candidates should have B.Tech./B.E./B.Sc.(Engg.)/B.Pharm/B.Arch./B.Plan. or equivalent Degree in relevant branch from a recognized University/Institute with a minimum of 80% marks or 8.0 CGPA on a ten-point scale in the qualifying examination and a valid GATE/GPAT score with a minimum of 80 percentile are eligible to apply for admission in the departments as per their Specialization.
  • Sponsored candidates must have a minimum of two years of professional work experience, besides fulfilling the above criteria. In addition, such candidates should have valid sponsorship at least for three years.
  • Relaxation of 5% marks is offered to candidates belonging to SC / ST category.

How to apply

Admission seekers must visit official website and read the instructions carefully before applying. The application form is available on the official website and can be filled online by accessing the website. First, the candidate will have to register on the online portal by entering a valid email ID. After registration, the candidates will have to log in to the online portal using the login credential received after registration and fill the application. After filling application form, the candidates have to pay the registration fee of Rs 2,500/-( General/OBC candidate) and Rs. 1,500/-(SC/ST candidate) through debit card/credit card/Net Banking of any nationalised bank.

Documents to be uploaded

All candidates have to upload copies of the following certificates along with the online application:
  1. Pass certificate and Marksheet of Class 10 (bearing date of birth)
  2. Marksheet of Class 12 / Intermediate or equivalent
  3. Certificate and Marksheets of Graduation
  4. Certificate and Marksheets of Post-graduation
  5. College Leaving Certificate
  6. Migration Certificate
  7. Sponsorship letter, NOC, Experience Certificate and Facilities available to carry out the research work at their place of working (if applicable) for Sponsored / Part- time candidates.

Selection procedure

Selection will be done based on performance in the online entrance test, previous academic career and 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.

Important dates

Opening date for online application: 29 April 2021
Date of online entrance test: 17 June 2021
Last date for submission of online application: 10 June 2021

Contact Details

Admission Section
Birla Institute of Technology,
Mesra, Ranchi – 835 215
Tollfree: 18003457057, 18003457058
Phone: 0651-2275868
Mobile: 9508050840


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