Admission to Ph. D. Programme Starting in July, 2017

Ref. No. NITMN/PhD - Admission/ 2017-18 Dated: 01-05-2017

Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme starting in July 2017. The disciplines, areas, eligibility criteria and seats in which the Programme is proposed to be offered (but not limited to) are:

SN Eligibility Criteria* Area of Specialization Vacancy Full Time (FT) and Part time (PT)** Name of the Faculty
Civil Engineering
1 M-Tech in Environmental Engineering with First Class. Solid Waste Management, Water Quality Monitoring, Water and Waste Water Treatment, Environmental Assessment 1 FT Dr. P. Albino Kumar
2 M-Tech in Civil Engineering/Agricultural Engg/Soil & Water Conservation Engg/Geoinformatics/ Geomatics/Remote Sensing & GIS with B.E./B.Tech/B.Sc (Engg) in Civil Engg/Agri. Engg/ Hydrology/Water Resources/ EE/ EC/CS) Hydrological Modelling, Geospatial Hydrology, Water Balance Analysis, River and Flood Modelling, Hydrographic Survey 2 FT, 1 PT Dr. Ngangbam Romeji Singh
3 M-Tech in relevant* branch of Engineering/MS/MSc+ in Irrigation Engg, Agri Engg., Civil Engg., Water Resource Engg., Earth Sciences Public Health Engg., Natural Resource Management Geoinformatics /Remote Sensing *Relevance to the Research theme or topics. +MSc applicants should have NET qualification. In case MTech, GATE qualified is preferred. Health GIS, Food Security, Image Processing and Remote Sensing 1 FT Dr. Bakimchandra Oinam
4 First class MTech in Water Resources Engineering Hydrological modelling through Remote Sensing and GIS, Turbulent flow analysis using CFD tools 2 FT Dr. Thiyam Tamphasana Devi
Computer Science & Engineering
1 First Class in MTech (CSE/IT) OR BTech (CSE/IT) with a CPI equal to or above 7.00 with valid GATE score OR Image & Video Processing, Image & Video Watermarking, Hashing functions, Steganalysis 1 FT, 1 PT Dr. Kh. Manglem Singh
2 First class with CPI equal to or above 7.0 MCA/MSc (CS/IT) with NET/valid GATE Computer vision, Image processing, NLP 2 FT, 1 PT Dr. Prakash Choudhary
Electronics and Communication
1 First class MTech (ECE) OR, BTech in ECE with a CPI equal to or above 7.00 with valid GATE score VLSI Circuit Design 2 FT Dr. Ashish Ranjan
Electrical Engineering
1 First class MTech (EE/ECE) OR, BTech in EE/ECE with a CPI equal to or above 7.00 with valid GATE score Control systems, Power electronics 2 FT Dr. Mrinal Kanti Sarkar
2 First class MTech (Electrical) OR BTech in Electrical with a CPI equal to or above 7.00 with valid GATE score Power System 1 FT, 2 PT Dr. Shuma Adhikari
Mechanical Engineering
1 First Class in MTech in Mechanical OR BTech in Mechanical Engineering with a CPI equal to or above 7.00 with valid CFD, I. C. Engines, Fuels & Combustion 1 FT, 1 PT Dr. Tikendranath Verma
  GATE score      
Chemistry
1 First Class in MSc Chemistry with NET/valid GATE score   1 PT Dr. Th. David Singh
2     2 FT, 1 PT Dr. S. Nagarajan
Physics
1 First Class in MSc Physics with NET/valid GATE score   2 FT Dr. Sh. Lenin Singh
2     1 FT, 1 PT Dr. L. Herojit Singh
Mathematics
1 First Class in MSc Mathematics with NET/valid GATE score Complex Analysis, Space Dynamics, Dynamical System 2 FT/PT Dr. C. Barchand Singh
2   Mathematical Optimization 2 FT/PT Dr. B. B. Upadhay
3   Cosmology, Bio-mathematics 2 FT/PT Dr. S. Surendra Singh
4   Finite element modelling, Numerical Analysis, Computational Biology 2 FT/PT Dr. Sunil Panday

*No NET/GATE is required for sponsored, Part time and project candidates.
    **Number of seats may change.

Categories of Ph. D. Students:

The Institute shall admit PhD students under the following categories:
  • a) Regular (Full Time): Scholars under this category shall work full time for the PhD courses/research. They may receive fellowship offered by the Institute as per MHRD norms.
  • b) Sponsored: Recognized R&D organizations, national institutions, other universities, government organizations or industries may sponsor research scholars. They shall be admitted through the normal process, and they shall not be entitled to any fellowship/assistantship from the Institute. They shall work full time for the PhD courses/research.
  • c) Project Fellow: Scholars working on different research projects at the Institute may be admitted to the PhD Programme provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria, subject to the consent of the Principal Investigator of the project.
  • d) Part Time: Scholars employed in academic institutions/ universities (including NIT Manipur)/ R&D organizations may be considered for admission into the PhD Programme of the Institute, following the normal admission procedures. They shall fulfil the stipulated requirements for PhD admission.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission into PhD Programme (Please refer Table 1 for more details):

For Engineering : Master’s degree in appropriate branch of Engineering/Technology for admission in Engineering with consistently good academic record and a minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent CGPA/CPI in Master degree (Candidates with B.E./ BTech. with an aggregate of 70% marks or equivalent CGPA/CPI with valid GATE score will also be eligible)

For Science: Master’s degree in appropriate branch of Science with NET or valid GATE for admission in Science with consistently good academic record and a minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent CGPA/CPI in Master degree..)

Relaxation for SC/ST/PD Candidates:

Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CGPA/CPI for SC/ST/PD category applicants.

Selection Procedure:

NET/GATE qualified candidates will be exempted from the written examination. The admission to Ph.D. Programme will be on the basis of weightage as given below:

  • • Overall academic performance (to be fixed by the PhD Admission Committee) :     70%
  • • Interview conducted by the Department :     30%

Syllabus of the Entrance Examination

The syllabus for the entrance examination will be the GATE syllabus of the concerned discipline or syllabus prescribed by the concerned departments.

Total No of Seats: 34

Reservation

Reservation of Seats for SC, ST, OBC and PD categories shall be as per MHRD norms. OBC candidates will have to enclose certificate. Latest OBC Certificate (issued after 01-04-2017) issued by competent authority shall only be acceptable.

Stipend / Scholarship/ Financial Assistance

Assistantship to the regular students as per MHRD rules may be given subject to availability of fund.

Application Fees:

Application fees of Rs. 500/- (for General/OBC), Rs. 250 for SC/ST to be paid online via the links below.

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Tentative Dates:

Duration of Online Application   /                                                                          01/05/2017- 31/05/2017

Last date for submission of Application form(Hard Copy) at the Institute               31/05/2017, 5 PM


Date of Written Test(for non NET/GATE candidates) and Interview will be decided by the concerned department and will be notified accordingly

Counselling and Admission of PhD programme

  •     Visit institute website: www.nitmanipur.ac.in regularly for more details and updates.
  •     No written test will be held if sufficient number of GATE/NET qualified candidates is available.
  •     Those Candidates who qualify GATE/NET will be given preference.
Application Checklist

Hardcopy of the filled up Online form should be submitted with the photocopied of the following documents:

  • i.   Photocopy of marks sheet/Grade card of the secondary, higher secondary board and other university examinations.
  • ii.   Photocopy of proof of date of birth.
  • iii.   Photocopy of proper category (OBC/SC/ST/PD etc.) certificate from the competent authority.
  • iv.   Form I/II/III/IV in Appendix I.
  • v.   Four passport size photographs. .
  • vi.   Bank receipt
Legal Jurisdiction:

All other cases, not covered in PhD Ordinances shall be referred to the Senate. All disputes pertaining to the counselling and admission for the Ph.D. programme of NIT Manipur shall fall within the jurisdiction of Imphal, Manipur only.


DISCLAIMER

The statement made in the information brochure and all other information contained herein is believed to be correct at the time of publication. However, the Institute reserves the right to make at any time without notice, changes in and additions to the regulations, conditions governing the admission, requirements, seats, fees and any other information, or statements contained in this information brochure. No responsibility will be borne by the Institute/Admission-in-charge– PG & Research for hardship or expenses encountered by its students / any other person for such changes, additions, omissions or errors, no matter how they are caused. Application form complete in all respects should reach the following address on or before 31-05-2016 by superscribing “Application for admission into PhD programme under…………………..Discipline”, on the envelope.

Address for correspondence

Dr. Mithun Roy, Associate Dean Academic (PG & Research)
National Institute of Technology Manipur, Langol, Imphal - 795004
Manipur, India
Telephone: 0385 2058566
Email: pgadmission@nitmanipur.ac.in

FORM I- SPONSORSHIP LETTER

(This should be typed on the letter head of the sponsoring organization)

Reference No.

Date:


To


The Director
National Institute of Technology Manipur

Subject: Sponsoring an Employee for PhD Programme

Sir,


We hereby sponsor the candidature of Mr/Ms ................................................ who is an employee in our organization, for joining PhD Programme in ............................. at your Institute as a full time student.
It is certified that he/she has completed ............ years of service in our organization as a regular employee. We shall relieve him/her of his/her duties in the organization during the first two years of PhD programme.

Signature and Seal of the Sponsoring Authority


FORM II- NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE FOR NIT MANIPUR PROJECT STAFF

(This should be typed on the letterhead of R&C Section of NIT Manipur)

Reference No.

Date:


To


The Director
National Institute of Technology Manipur

Subject: No Objection certificate for NIT Manipur Project Staff

Sir,


The R&C Section of NIT Manipur has no objection if Mr/Ms ...................................... a project employee in the project .............under ..............department, is admitted in the PhD programme in ............
Principal Investigator of the concerned project has agreed to allow him/her to attend classes/research work during the PhD programme.

Signature and seal of Dean (R&C)


FORMM III – NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE FOR PART TIME STUDENTS

(This should be typed on the letter head of the sponsoring organization)

Reference No.

Date:


To


The Director
National Institute of Technology Manipur

Subject: No Objection Certificate

Sir,


We have no objection if Mr/Ms ................................................ an employee in our organization, is admitted to the PhD programme in ..................at your Institute as a Part Time student. It is certified that he/she has completed --- years of service in our organization/institute as a regular employee.
We shall grant him/her leave of absence to attend classes/ research works at NIT Manipur during PhD programme.

Signature and Seal of the Sponsoring Authority


FORM IV-SPONSORSHIP CERTIFICATE OF EXTERNAL REGISTRATION

(This should be typed on the letterhead of the sponsoring organization)

Reference No.

Date:


To


The Director
National Institute of Technology Manipur

Subject: Sponsoring an employee for PhD programme for external registration

  • 1. Name of the sponsoring organization Address
  • 2. Designation of the applicant
  • 3. Present status of the applicant
  • 4. List of division/section where research work is proposed to be done
  • 5. List of available local supervisor(s)
    (Bio-data of local supervisor(s) to be enclosed giving details of designation, qualification, research experience with area of research etc along with their consent for research guidance)
  • 6. Details of relevant facilities which will be made available to the candidate:

It is certified that he/she has completed ....years of service in our organization/institute as a regular employee. If Mr/Ms ................................... is admitted to the PhD programme, we agree to reli eve him/her to enable
him/her to be available at NIT Manipur to attend classes for completion of his/her course work relating to the PhD programme. Mr/Ms .............................. will be permitted to carry out research leading to the PhD degree at our organization under the guidance of selected local supervisor. The necessary facilities will be provided for the purpose.

Signature and Seal of the Sponsoring Authority