National Institute of Technology Warangal Ph.D. admissions 2021-2022

Are you looking for admission in Ph.D in Engineering, Sciences, Management or English? National Institute of Technology, Warangal has invited online applications for admission to Doctoral (Ph.D) Programs in several departments. Eligible candidates can apply online for the same. Read this article to know the eligibility, application procedure and other details.

About Institute

National Institute of Technology Warangal was established in 1959 as a public technical university by the Government of India. It is a well-known Institute and of national Importance. The institute is accredited by NAAC and also ranked by NIRF 2021 in Engineering. It offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs. Currently, NIT Warangal is inviting applications for admission in PhD programs for session 2021-2022.

Department offering Ph.D

  • Civil Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Electronics and Communication Engineering

  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Computer Science and Engineering

  • Biotechnology

  • Mathematics

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Humanities and Social Sciences

  • School of Management

  • Categories of Ph.D. Students

    There are thirteen types of student categories for admission to the Ph.D. program. Details of major categories are as follows:-

    Full-time: These students will be full-time and regular students at the institute. They will be referred to as institute fellows or research fellows. Institute fellow will get a fellowship from the institute while the research fellow will receive funding support from recognized funding agencies such as CSIR, UGC, DBT, NBHM, DST, etc.

    Sponsored and Full time: In this category, The candidates who are already in regular employment with experience can join. They must have obtained sponsorship from any academic institution, R&D organization, govt organization, and any other organization. Full Ph.D. students will work full-time in the institute to obtain the degree for 3 years. No financial support will be provided by the institute to such students. Self-financed students will also work full-time at the institute but will not receive any assistantship/funding/fellowship from the institute.

    Part-time: In this category, the candidates who are professionally employed in an institute including NIT Warangal staff can also join the Ph.D. program with the continuation of duties of his/her service. However, they will not be eligible for any assistantship or financial support from the institute. They will have to reside at the Institute for a minimum period of one or two semesters based upon the mandatory course work for a Ph.D. Permanent faculty of educational institutional fully funded by the government or maintained by a public-private partnership model can also join.

    Reservation Policy

    Reservation will also be there for the candidates belonging to the SC, ST, OBC, EWS categories and for Persons with Disability (PwD) as per Government of India norms. OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates will have to submit a certificate and self-declaration statement provided with the application form.

    Eligiblity criteria

    Engineering department

    The candidates must have MTech or BTech (with GATE) in relevant engineering subjects. The candidates must have MTech or BTech (with GATE) in relevant engineering subjects.

    Science Departments:

    The candidate must have a master's degree in the relevant discipline of Science (Mathematics/ Physics/ Chemistry)/B.Tech or equivalent degree/ M.Tech or equivalent degree. All candidates must have qualified in GATE/UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/NET (not a compulsion part-time scholars).


    The candidate must have a master's degree in the relevant discipline of English.
    All candidates must have qualified in GATE/UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/NET (not a compulsion part-time scholars).

    School of Management

    The candidate must have a master's degree in Business Administration. All candidates must have qualified in CAT/GATE/UGC NET (not a compulsion for part-time scholars).

    How to Apply

    The candidates who wish to join the Ph.D program must visit the official website of NIT Warangal and read the instructions given in the official advertisement carefully before applying. To apply online the candidate must submit their application through the online application portal.

    For registration, candidates need to provide their full name, date of birth, email address, mobile number. After registration, the candidate must log in using login credentials to fill the online application form. Application forms can be filled online by login using login credentials. Before filling the application form, the candidate must pay the application fee through an online Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Bank.

    Application Fee

    For OP/EWS/OBC candidates -Rs.1600/-
    For SC /ST /PWD candidates -Rs.800/-

    Documents to be uploaded

  • Date of Birth certificate

  • Class 10 th certificate

  • Intermediate/ (10+2) Certificate.

  • Provisional certificate / Degree Certificates and Marks Memos of the qualifying

  • Caste certificate (in case of SC/ST candidates)

  • Score card of GATE/NET

  • Selection Procedure

    Selection of the students for the Ph.D. program will be done based on performance in the written test and interviews. Apart from this, academic records, qualifications and candidates' research interests as per available research area will also be taken into consideration at the time of selection of suitable candidates. Thus, a thorough evaluation process will be followed for the final selection of the candidates.

    Important Dates

    Opening date of submission of online applications: 15 November 2021
    Last date to submit online applications: 30th November 2021
    Announcement of shortlisted candidates for Written Test: 10th December 2021
    Date of Written Examination: 13th December 2021
    Dates of Interview: 15th to 18th December 2021

    Contact Information

    National Institute of Technology,
    Warangal- 506 004, TS, India
    Tel : 0870-2462022, 2025,2021
    Official website:


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