National Institute of Technology Warangal PDF, Ph.D., M.Tech, PG Diploma programs admissions 2023

Are you looking for admission notification to NIT Warangal? National Institute of Technology, Warangal has invited online applications for admission to the PDF, Ph.D., M.Tech., and PG diploma programs in several departments. Read this article to know the eligibility, application procedure, and other details.

About the Institute

National Institute of Technology Warangal was established in 1959 as a public technical university by the Government of India and is a well-known Institute 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 to the various programs for the session 2023-2024.

NIT Warangal has released an official notification for admission to various courses in various disciplines. Eligible candidates can still apply for the PDF/Ph.D./ diploma courses of NIT and register themselves on the website of NIT Warangal.

Courses Offered by NIT Warangal

PG Diploma

Departments offering Program

  • 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 various types of student categories for admission to the Ph.D. program. Details of major categories are as follows-


    These students will be full-time and regular students at the institute. They will be referred to as institute fellows or research fellows. The 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, 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.


    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 on the mandatory coursework for a Ph.D. Permanent faculty of educational institutions fully funded by the government or maintained by a public-private partnership model can also join.

    Reservation Policy

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

    Eligibility criteria

    For PDF

    Postdoctoral fellowship is full-time research work. It is done after a Ph.D.

    Course duration: The duration of this course is for three years. However, initially, the offer will be made for two years and extendable for one more year based on performance evaluation. The review will be conducted every year.
  • Candidate should have a Ph.D. degree in the relevant/ allied branch of Engineering/ Science.

  • All the degrees acquired by the candidate must be in first class, with at least one
    degree from CFTI/ Centrally Funded Institutes.

  • Candidate may apply within five years after completing his/ her PhD.

  • The candidates who have completed their Ph.D. under the supervision of the faculty members from NIT Warangal can apply for the fellowship after 3 years of completion of their Ph.D. degree.

  • The maximum age limit is 35 years. Relaxation will be given as per Government of India norms.

  • Fellowship and another benefit- The candidate will get a fellowship of Rs. 60,000 per month plus HRA will be offered throughout the duration of the engagement. It is purely temporary in nature. Fellows are not allowed to receive
    any other fellowship from Government/ non-Governmental sources during the
    period of engagement.

    For Ph.D.

    Course Duration: According to the UGC, M.Phil/Ph.D. Regulations – 2016, the Vidyavaridhi degree program duration is for 3 years from the date of registration.

    Eligibility: Candidate should have a master's degree or M.Phil degree from a recognized university/institute approved by UGC and must have secured at least 55% marks (for general category candidates) in the relevant discipline. However, the candidates who belong to the reserved category need to have 50% marks in Master's or M.Phil Degree.

    For M.Tech(self-finance)

    Course duration: The duration of this course is for two years.

    Eligibility: The candidate seeking admission in the M.Tech and PG diploma from NIT Warangal should have done B.Tech./B.E. in the relevant discipline with at least 60% aggregate or 6.5 CGPA for GEN/ GEN-EWS/ OBC-NCL category and minimum 55% aggregate marks or 6.0 CGPA for SC/ ST/ PwD category.

    For PG diploma

    Course duration: the duration of this course is for one year.
    Eligibility: Candidate should have a first-class with 60% aggregate marks or 6.5 CGPA at B.Tech/ B.E. for GEN/ GEN-EWS/ OBC-NCL category and minimum 55% aggregate marks or 6.0 CGPA for SC/ ST/ PwD category.

    How to Apply

    The candidates who wish to join the different programs 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, and mobile number. After registration, the candidate must log in using login credentials to fill out the online application form. Before filling out the application form, the candidate must pay the application fee online through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Bank.

    Application Fee

    For GEN/GEN-EWS/OBC candidates: Rs.1600/-( for PDF &P Ph.D.
    For SC /ST /PWD candidates: Rs.800/( for PDF &P Ph.D.
    For all candidates 1600/ ( for & PG diploma)

    Documents to be uploaded

  • Date of Birth certificate

  • Class 10th certificate

  • Intermediate/ (10+2) Certificate

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

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

  • Score card of GATE/NET

  • Selection Procedure

    Selection of the students for the 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 areas 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 for all programs: May 15, 2023
    Last date to submit online applications( PDF): June 7, 2023
    Written test/ interview( PDF): June 21-23, 2023
    Announcement of selected candidates(PDF): June 30, 2023
    Last date to submit online application(Ph.D.): May 29, 2023
    Date of Written Test/Interview(Ph.D.): June 12- 17 2023
    Announcement of selected candidates(Ph.D): June 21, 2023
    Last date to submit online application(M.Tech & PG diploma): June13, 2023
    Written test/ interview (M.Tech & PG diploma): July 5 to 8, 2023
    Announcement of selected candidates (M.Tech & PG diploma): July 10, 202

    Contact Information

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


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