How to Apply for IIT Indore Ph.D. Program Admissions 2022-2023

Are you seeking admission to a Ph.D. programme? The Department of Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering at IIT Indore has announced admission to the Ph.D. programme for Autumn Session 2022-2023. Eligible candidates can apply for the same. Applicants can check out all of the details about the program, including research areas, eligibility criteria, and application procedure.

The Department of Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering (BSBE), Indian Institute of Technology Indore, has released its official advertisement and invited applications from highly motivated and research-oriented students for admission to its Ph.D. programme for autumn 2022–23.

Research Areas Offered

The following are the research areas available for Ph.D. Candidates must visit the official website and go through the faculty profile. Thereafter, they should apply for the Ph.D. program.

  • Agro-ecological systems
  • Anti-tuberculosis drug development
  • Biomaterials
  • Bio-nanotechnology
  • Near-infrared sensing
  • Bioadhesives for metallic prostheses
  • Biophotonics
  • Bioprocessing
  • Bioprocess control systems Cerebral malaria biology
  • Biosensors
  • COVID-19 biology
  • Discovery for diseases
  • Drug target
  • Inflammation and Cancer
  • Anti-Inflammatory Drug Discovery
  • Inflammation and Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • In-silico Drug Discovery
  • Leukemia Immunology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Immunology
  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Nanomedicine
  • Near-infrared bioimaging
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Structural Bioinformatics
  • Tissue Engineering
  • 3D Bioprinting

Note: For details of the faculty and their research profiles, candidates may visit the website at

Admission Categories

For Indian Students
Fellowship Awardee or FA: The candidates who are receiving a fellowship from the funding agencies such as CSIR, UGC, NBHM, DST, etc. or working as JRF/ SRF project in a sponsored research project under a faculty member of IIT Indore will get admission as 'Fellowship Awardees'.

TA (Teaching Assistantship): Under this category, candidates will get a 'Teaching Assistantship' with a scholarship in the institute as per MHRD guidelines.

SW (Sponsored WITHOUT Institute Scholarship): SW candidates will not receive an institute scholarship. They will be sponsored by a highly reputed R & D organisation or industry.

IS (Institute Staff): The candidates who are employed at IIT Indore as regular staff members can join under this category on a Part-Time basis.

DF (Defense Forces): Under this category, defence forces serving personnel who are not receiving any scholarship from the Institute will be considered.

CT (College Teacher): A full-time employee of the sponsoring college/institute/university who does not receive a scholarship from the institute.

For International Students

ISF (International Self Finance): ISF candidates are self-financing students.

ISW (International Sponsored by Industry or NGO): Under this category, students are either industry-sponsored or getting NGO (Non-Government Organization) sponsorship.

GSW (International Sponsored by Government organisation):
  1. ICCR Scholarship of Government of India
  2. Foreign Government Sponsorship

Eligibility Criteria

For Indian Students
The minimum educational qualification is a master's degree in Life Sciences, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Physics, Biophysics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Pharmacy or M. Tech degree in Computer Science and Engineering (Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical/ Biomedical/ Chemical/ Biotechnology/ Pharmaceutical Engineering) or a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering (Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical/ Biomedical/ Chemical/ Biotechnology/ Pharmaceutical Engineering) with a minimum first class as defined by the University/ Institute awarding the degree. Apart from this, the candidates must have a valid GATE qualification or UGC/CSIR-JRF qualification or equivalent fellowship. For the candidates belonging to DF/IS/CT/SW category, GATE is not mandatory.

For International StudentsInternational candidates must fulfil a minimum educational qualification. They must have a master's degree with a first division (or as defined by the awarding university/institute) in the relevant department.
They must have a valid TOEFL/IELTS or equivalent qualification or valid GATE qualification.

Application Procedure

Admission seekers must visit the official website of IIT Indore and read the main Ph.D. advertisement of the institute carefully. Applications are to be submitted online. Candidates will receive a unique application number after application submission. After submission of the online application, candidates must download the computer-generated copy and get it printed, and send the signed hard copy along with the application fee submission receipt and other documents to IIT Indore. Candidates must submit their application form, along with all required documents, well in advance of the interview date. Candidates who wish to apply in more than one department must submit a separate application for each.

Documents to be attached

Self-attested copies of the following documents are to be attached with the application:
  • Fee submission receipt/SBI Collect receipt
  • Latest photograph
  • NOC (for SW candidates)
  • Experience certificate
  • Last 3 months' salary slips
  • Employer's PAN card

Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected based on their performance in a written test/interview, academic background, suitability for research in the chosen field/area, research aptitude, communication skills, etc. Only shortlisted candidates will be called. They need to arrange to send a minimum of two letters of recommendation directly to or provide recommendation letters in a sealed envelope before appearing for the interview. Applicants will not be provided TA/DA for a written test/interview.

Application Fee

The application fee is to be paid online only. Details are as follows:
  • For Indian applicants: INR100/- (non-refundable)
  • For international applications: US $ 30 (non-refundable)

Submission Deadline: The closing date of the application submission is May 31, 2022

Address for Correspondence

Convener, Ph.D. Admission Committee
Department of Biosciences and Biomedical Engineering
The Indian Institute of Technology, Indore
Khandwa Road, Simrol
Indore 453552,
Madhya Pradesh, India.
Email –;

Official Notification:
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