iitrpr.ac.in PhD Fellowships are announced by the IIT Ropar 2015

An Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Ropar, has recently publishes the PhD Fellowships on its official website. This fellowship is especially offered to those applicants who are interested to pursue their full time doctor of Philosophy (PhD). This fellowship is done under the program “Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme for Electronics and IT” sponsored by DeitY, Govt. of India for the session 2015. Applicants are informed that apply as soon as possible before the due date.
Areas of Research:

  • Nanoelectronics and VLSI Design
  • Non-volatile memory devices
  • photovoltaic devices and solar cells
  • Nanomaterials for electronics
  • sensors
  • Image processing
  • Graphene based devices
  • Nano photonics devices and metamaterials
  • Biomedical devices and instrumentation

Fellowship Details:

  • The duration of this Fellowship will be five years
  • All the selected and eligible fellows will receive the fellowship ofworth Rs. 22,500/- per month for 1st and 2nd yr, and Rs. 25,000/- per month for 3rd , 4th and 5th Year. (This will be revised to Rs. 31,250/- and Rs.35,000/- per month, respectively) and also HRA as per government rules.
  • All eligible fellows are also provided with the annual contingency grant of Rs.30,000/- per year for each PhD student.
  • A PhD candidate under this scheme is eligible to apply for an international travel support of upto Rs. 50,000/- from Deity.


  • The eligible candidates must have the minimum Grade Point Average of 6.5/10 or 60% (55% marks for SC/ST) of marks in ME/M.Tech./MS in Electronics/Communications/Computer Science/Instrumentation/Biomedical/Mechanical/Microelectronics/Solid-state Technology/MEMS/Nano Science/Nano Technology/Material Science/Engineering Physics or equivalent.
  • Minimum Grade Point Average of 6.5/10 or 60% (55% marks for SC/ST) of marks in Bachelor degree in Electronics/Communications/Computer Science/Instrumentation/ Biomedical/ Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with a valid GATE score.
  • Bachelor degree in Electronics/Communications/Computer Science/Instrumentation / Biomedical/Mechanical or equivalent from an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) with a minimum CGPA of 8.0
  • First Class (6.5 grades point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) in Master’s or equivalent degree in Physics/Chemistry or relevant Science subject/B.Tech. in engineering physics with valid GATE score or UGC/CSIR-NET or an equivalent qualification.

Selection Process:
The selection process will be done by the written test and via personal interviews.

How to Apply:
Candidates may apply via online at: http://www.iitrpr.ac.in/visvesvaraya-phd-

Important Dates:
Last Date to apply : 21st June, 2015
Written test and/or interviews: second week of July, 2015.

For more details, please visit: http://www.iitrpr.ac.in/visvesvarayaphdscheme

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