International Institute of Information Technology Raipu Ph.D. programs admissions Autumn 2024

Are you looking for the Ph.D. admission notification to IIIT-NR? The International Institute of Information Technology, Naya, Raipur has announced admissions to the Ph.D. programs (Full-time and Part-time) for the Autumn semester of 2024. Check this article for details like the application process, selection procedure, eligibility criteria, important dates, etc.


Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur is a public university. It is affiliated with UGC. It was established in 2013 with a joint initiative of the Chhattisgarh State Government and the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). It offers various UG, PG and doctoral programs. The campus has a modern infrastructure with excellent facilities for sports and other activities. There is CCTV surveillance, Wi-Fi connection, and security with exceptional amenities within the 35,000sq.ft. campus.

Research areas

  • Computer Science & Engineering

  • Electronics & Communication Engineering

  • Physics

  • Mathematics

  • Humanities

  • Management

  • Ph.D. admission categories

    There are different categories for Ph.D admission as follows:

    Institute Scholar: A candidate who wishes to join PhD at IIIT Naya Raipur under this category will get a financial assistantship from the Institute.

    Individual fellowship: Candidates who get a research fellowship from some recognized funding agency (CSIR/ UGC/ DAE/ NBHM/ DST/ DBT/ ICAR/ ICMR/ ICPR etc.) are eligible for admission under this category. The admission requirements will be the same as that of the Institute Scholars.

    Sponsored Category: In this category, the candidate is sponsored by his/her employer. The sponsoring organization must specifically undertake to relieve the applicant to meet the residential requirements of the PhD program and also provide necessary facilities for carrying out the research. The Sponsoring organization shall bear all expenses towards Institute fees, hostel fees, and any other expenses during the entire period of the Ph.D. program. Those under this category shall work full-time towards the Ph.D. program. No financial support from IIIT Naya Raipur is admissible.

    Project staff: Students who are working on a sponsored project at IIIT Naya Raipur, are also eligible to apply for admission to the PhD programme as full-time or part-time students. However, their remaining project duration should be at least one year at the time of admission. After completion of the project, their category will be converted to a self-financed Category.

    Part-time: In this category candidate is a professionally employed person, who pursues
    the PhD Programme continuing his/her service. They must be a regular
    employee of the institute/organization in which he/she is employed with at least two years of
    professional experience in the respective field. The Institute does not provide any
    assistantship/fellowship to such a student.

    Foreign nationals/NRIs: Foreign nationals/NRIs will be admitted only under the
    sponsored category.

    On deputation: In this category, an applicant who is deputed from Government or academic institutions on study leave for not less than three years to pursue a PhD program at the Institute. No financial support from IIIT Naya Raipur is admissible.

    Eligibility criteria

    The candidate should have one -year/2- Semester master's degree program after a 4-year/8-semester bachelor's degree program or a 2-year/4-semester master's degree program after a 3-year bachelor's degree program or qualifications declared equivalent to the master's degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade in a point scale wherever the grading system is followed
    The candidate should have an equivalent qualification from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and accreditation agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country to assess, accredit or assure quality and standards of the educational institution.
    5% relaxation will be given to those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled, Economically Weaker Section (EWS) and other categories of candidates as per the norms of the Government / UGC.

    Application Process

    The candidates who wish to join the PhD program must visit the official website of IlIT Naya Raipur and read the instructions given in the official advertisement carefully before applying.

    For registration, candidates should 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. After completion of the application, the applicant will be directed to the payment gateway. Once the payment is done successfully, the applicant will be asked to confirm the final submission of the application. After the final submission, an acknowledgement of payment along with a copy of the application will be provided for future reference.

    The applicant has to carry the printout of this application along with all the attachments and their originals during the written test/interview. The applicant has to register separately (the same email ID can be used) to apply for multiple disciplines and payment is also to be made separately.

    Application Fee

    An application fee of Rs.500/- is required to be paid. The application fee once paid will not be refunded. Payment of the application can be done through online mode only using a payment gateway.

    Documents required-
  • Printout of the online application form

  • Photo ID Card

  • One set photocopies of all the attachments

  • Originals of certificates and mark sheets.

  • M.Tech/ME Thesis/dissertation/report

  • Print out of two best publications representing his/her research background.

  • Contact details of two referees

  • Selection procedure

    Selection will be done based on the performance of the candidates in the written test and/or interview and/or performance in the nationwide level tests depending on the application received. Initial screening of the students will be done based on their overall academic performance. Shortlisting of the candidate will be done and a merit list will be prepared based on the screening test.

    Note: Candidates applying under the Institute scholar category should have GATE/UGC/CSIR/CSIR NET/DST/INSPIRE/DBT/NBHM or any other examination recognized

    Important Dates

    Opening of Online Link for applications: 7th June-2024
    Closure of online applications: 10th July 2024
    Display the list of shortlisted candidates: 23rd July 2024
    Written test and Interviews: 5th August 2024
    Announcement of results: 8th August 2024
    Reporting at IIITNR: 20th August 2024

    Contact details

    International Institute of Information Technology (IIITNR)
    Plot No-07,
    Sector-24, Near Purkhoti Muktangan,
    Nava Raipur,
    Atal Nagar,
    Raipur, Chhattisgarh-493661
    Phone No.: 0771 2474182
    Email id:


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