Thursday, April 23, 2009

PhD in Computer Science at IIITD

PhD in Computer Science at IIITD

April 19 : The Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Delhi has invited applications for the full time collaborative PhD Programme in Biometrics, Data Management and Software Engineering. Applicant should have good programming expertise, solid foundations in CS/Mathematics and interest in pursuing research in one of the above mentioned areas.

Applicant should have graduated within the last two years with a BTech/BE/MTech/MS/ME in CS/IT/ECE/EE with a good academic record (at least a CGPA of 7.5 or equivalent in IITs/NITs, or in the top 10% in his/her CS/IT/ECE/EE batch from other institutions). Requirements may be relaxed for candidates with publications/ R&D/software development experience in their area of interest. MCA/MSc(CS/IT/ECE) students are also eligible to apply with the condition that in their UG Course (B.Sc) they should have Mathematics as one of the courses, obtained first division marks in it, and have keen interest/capability/commitment in pursuing research. Students in their final semester of BTech/BE/MTech/ME are eligible to apply. Students in Electronics branch are also eligible to apply

Interview for admission may be done jointly by IIITD and the partner group. The main supervisor will be from IIIT Delhi and a co-supervisor can be had from the partner group. After completing the course work and starting the research, the student may spend 3 months to 1 year with the co-supervisor at the partner group/institution.

Stipend in first year is Rs 20,000 per month. It can be up to Rs 25,000 per month from the second to the fourth year. While at the partner group or organization, the partner will pay the stipend as per the norms. Institute will provide financial support to present papers in National and International conferences

Application can be downloaded from
Duly filled application form with 2 recommendation letters and a Cheque or DD of Rs. 200/- in favor of IIIT Delhi should reach ‘PhD Program Coordinator, IIIT Delhi, NSIT Campus, Azad Hind Fauj Marg, Sector-3, Dwarka, New Delhi-110078’, by April 28, 2009.

Test/Interview will be held at IIITD between May 15 and 16, 2009. The Results will be put on the website on May 22, 2009. Detailed information of the programme is vailable at

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