Physics

Physics

Raman Research Institute

Applications have been invited by Raman Research Institute, Bangalore for admission to Ph.D Programme of the Academic Year 2012.

PhD Admission

Qualification: Candidates must have a first class M.Sc degree in Physics of First class B.E./B.Tech degree in Engineering. Students who expect to complete their final degree in the academic year 2011-12 may also apply.

How To Apply:

Fill in the application form, affix a color photograph and mail it so as to reach the Institute on or before March 31, 2012 at the following address:

Admissions 2012
Raman Research Institute
C.V. Raman Avenue
Sadashivanagar
Bangalore – 560 080.

Website: http://www.rri.res.in

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WEST BENGAL JOINT ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS BOARD

JEM 2012 - SYLLABUS

PHYSICS

Mechanics & General properties of matter
(i) Units and dimensions : Units of measurement, system of units, fundamental and derived units, S I units, dimensional analysis.  Methods of measurement: Vernier scale, screw gauge, analysis of errors, significant figures.
(ii) Scalars and vectors: Addition, subtraction, multiplication of vectors.
(iii) Kinematics in one, two and three dimensions, projectiles, uniform circular motion,centripetal force, centrifigual force, relative velocity.
(iv) Dynamics: Newton's laws of motion; inertial frames, uniformly accelerated frame (pseudoforces), conservation of linear momentum, rocket motion, centre of mass, impulsive forces, friction.
(v) Work, Power and Energy , conservative and non-conservative forces, conservation of energy, collision(elastic and inelastic)
(vi) .Rotational motion : Torque, angular momentum and conservation of angular momentum, moment of inertia, radius of gyration, moment of inertia of objects with simple geometrical shapes, rotational kinetic energy and rolling on horizontal surface.

Gravitation: Laws of gravitation, gravitational field and potential, acceleration due to gravity and its variation, escape velocity, Kepler's laws and planetary motion, motion of satellites, Geostationary orbit.

Elasticity: Hooke's law, elastic modulii, Poisson's ratio, elastic energy. Hydrostatics and fluid mechanics: Pressure in a fluid, Pascal's law, Archimedes' principle, hydraulic press.

Surface energy and surface tension, capillary rise.  Viscosity, streamline and turbulent motion, critical velocity, Reynold's number, Stoke's law, Bernoulli's theorem.

Vibrations: Simple Harmonic Motion, equation of motion, damped and forced vibrations, resonance, superposition of SHM.

Wave motion: Elastic waves, longitudinal and transverse waves. progressive waves, superposition of waves: interference, stationary waves, beats, vibration of strings, air columns, velocity of elastic waves in different media, Doppler effect.

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All India Engineering Entrance Examinations (AIEEE)

About AIEEE:

All India Engineering/Architecture Entrance Entrance Examinations (AIEEE) is amongst the famous exams for admission in engineering/architecture bachelor courses throughout most of the leading engineering/architecture institutes across the country. Therefore AIEEE is the most popular engineering Entrance examination for BE/BTech aspiring students across the country. Every year a huge number of students from all over the country participate in this exam to get admission in the various reputed NIT’s and state level institutes. Last time nearly 9 lakhs students appeared for AIEEE exam.

This is given by large number of students from all over the country. There are large number of top level institutes and universities that approve AIEEE score. This all includes all the NITs National Institute of Technology. Although, the number of seats available for admission in all these institutes are fixed. So one must prepare very well. The competition is quite tough.

Eligibility Criteria:

The student should be passed in 12th class from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as compulsory subjects. Those who have to give the final year exams of the qualifying exam can also apply for AIEEE provided their result has to be out by the time of counseling.

Pattern:

Subject Combinations in Qualifying Examinations:

Course  Compulsory Subjects Any One of the Optional Subjects
B.E./B.Tech.* Physics & Mathematics
  • Chemistry
  • Bio-Technology
  • Computer Science
  • Biology
B. Arch./B. Planning** Mathematics with 50% marks in aggregate at 10+2 level  
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All India Engineering Entrance Examinations (AIEEE): 2012

About AIEEE:

All India Engineering/Architecture Entrance Entrance Examinations (AIEEE) is amongst the famous exams for admission in engineering/architecture bachelor courses throughout most of the leading engineering/architecture institutes across the country. Therefore AIEEE is the most popular engineering Entrance examination for BE/BTech aspiring students across the country. Every year a huge number of students from all over the country participate in this exam to get admission in the various reputed NIT’s and state level institutes. Last time nearly 9 lakhs students appeared for AIEEE exam.

This is given by large number of students from all over the country. There are large number of top level institutes and universities that approve AIEEE score. This all includes all the NITs National Institute of Technology. Although, the number of seats available for admission in all these institutes are fixed. So one must prepare very well. The competition is quite tough.

Eligibility Criteria:

The minimum academic qualification for appearing in AIEEE 2012 is that the candidate must have passed in final examination of 10+2 (Class XII) or its equivalent referred to as the qualifying examination (see Appendix – IX). Those appearing in 10+2 (Class XII) final or equivalent examination in 2012 may also appear in AIEEE 2012 provisionally.

Scheme of Examination:

Entrance examination would consist of two papers i.e. 1st paper consisting of three parts of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics of equal weight age with objective type questions for B.E/B.Tech courses in offline/online mode and 2nd paper – consisting of Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing for B. Architecture and B. Planning in offline mode. The Aptitude Test is designed to evaluate candidate’s perception, imagination, observation, creativity and architectural awareness.

Schedule of Examination:

  Subjects Type of Questions
Paper 1 Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Objective type questions with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry
& Mathematics
Paper 2
  • Mathematics – Part I
  • Aptitude Test – Part II &
  • Drawing Test – Part III
  • Objective type questions
  • Objective type questions
  • questions to test Drawing Aptitude
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CBSE: All India Engineering Entrance Examinations (AIEEE)
Syllabus: Physics - 2012


The syllabus contains two Sections - A and B. Section - A pertains to the Theory Part having 80% weightage, while Section - B contains Practical Component (Experimental Skills) having 20% weightage.

SECTION – A

Unit 1: Physics and Measurement:

Physics, technology and society, S I units, Fundamental and derived units. Least count, accuracy and precision of measuring instruments, Errors in measurement, Dimensions of Physical quantities, dimensional analysis and its applications.

Unit 2: Kinematics:

Frame of reference. Motion in a straight line: Position-time graph, speed and velocity. Uniform and non-uniform motion, average speed and instantaneous velocity Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity-time, position-time graphs, relations for uniformly accelerated motion. Scalars and Vectors, Vector addition and Subtraction, Zero Vector, Scalar and Vector products, Unit Vector, Resolution of a Vector. Relative Velocity, Motion in a plane, Projectile Motion, Uniform Circular Motion.

Unit 3: Laws of Motion:

Force and Inertia, Newton’s First Law of motion; Momentum, Newton’s Second Law of motion; Impulse; Newton’s Third Law of motion. Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications, Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and Kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling friction. Dynamics of uniform circular motion: Centripetal force and its applications.

Unit 4: Work, Energy and Power:

Work done by a constant force and a variable force; kinetic and potential energies, workenergy theorem, power. Potential energy of a spring, conservation of mechanical energy, conservative and nonconservative forces; Elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions.

Unit 5: Rotational Motion:

Centre of mass of a two-particle system, Centre of mass of a rigid body; Basic concepts of rotational motion; moment of a force, torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum and its applications; moment of inertia, radius of gyration. Values of moments of inertia for simple geometrical objects, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications. Rigid body rotation, equations of rotational motion.

Unit 6: Gravitation:

The universal law of gravitation. Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth. Kepler’s laws of planetary motion. Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential. Escape velocity. Orbital velocity of a satellite. Geo-stationary satellites.

Unit 7: Properties of Solids and Liquids:

Elastic behaviour, Stress-strain relationship, Hooke’s Law, Young’s modulus, bulk modulus, modulus of rigidity. Pressure due to a fluid column; Pascal’s law and its applications. Viscosity, Stokes’ law, terminal velocity, streamline and turbulent flow, Reynolds number. Bernoulli’s principle and its applications. Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, application of surface tension - drops, bubbles and capillary rise. Heat, temperature, thermal expansion; specific heat capacity, calorimetry; change of state, latent heat. Heat transfer conduction, convection and radiation, Newton’s law of cooling.

Unit 8: Thermodynamics:

Thermal equilibrium, zeroth law of thermodynamics, concept of temperature. Heat, work and internal energy. First law of thermodynamics. Second law of thermodynamics: reversible and irreversible processes. Carnot engine and its efficiency.

Unit 9: Kinetic Theory of Gases:

Equation of state of a perfect gas, work doneon compressing a gas.Kinetic theory of gases - assumptions, concept of pressure. Kinetic energy and temperature: rms speed of gas molecules; Degrees of freedom, Law of equipartition of energy,applications to specific heat capacities of gases; Mean free path, Avogadro’s number.

Unit 10: Oscillations and Waves:

Periodic motion - period, frequency, displacement as a function of time. Periodic functions. Simple harmonic motion (S.H.M.) and its equation; phase; oscillations of a spring -restoring force and force constant; energy in S.H.M. - kinetic and potential energies; Simple pendulum - derivation of expression for its time period; Free, forced and damped oscillations, resonance. Wave motion. Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of a wave. Displacement relation for a progressive wave. Principle of superposition of waves, reflection of waves, Standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode and harmonics, Beats, Doppler effect in sound

Unit 11: Electrostatics:

Electric charges: Conservation of charge, Coulomb’s law-forces between two point charges, forces between multiple charges; superposition principle and continuous charge distribution. Electric field: Electric field due to a point charge, Electric field lines, Electric dipole, Electric field due to a dipole, Torque on a dipole in a uniform electric field. Electric flux, Gauss’s law and its applications to find field due to infinitely long uniformly charged straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell. Electric potential and its calculation for a point charge, electric dipole and system of charges; Equipotential surfaces,  Electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges in an electrostatic field. Conductors and insulators, Dielectrics and electric polarization, capacitor, combination of capacitors in series and in parallel, capacitance of a parallel  plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates, Energy stored in a capacitor.

Unit 12: Current Electricity:

Electric current, Drift velocity, Ohm’s law, Electrical resistance, Resistances of different materials, V-I characteristics of Ohmic and nonohmic conductors, Electrical energy and power, Electrical resistivity, Colour code for resistors; Series and parallel combinations of resistors; Temperature dependence of resistance.  Electric Cell and its Internal resistance, potential difference and emf of a cel l, combination of cells in series and in paral lel. Kirchhoff’s laws and their applications. Wheatstone bridge, Metre bridge. Potentiometer - principle and its applicat ions.

Unit 13: Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism:

Biot - Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop. Ampere’s law and its applications to infinitely long current carrying straight wire and solenoid. Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields. Cyclotron. Force on a current-carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field. Force between two parallel current-carrying conductors-definition of ampere. Torque experienced by a current loop in uniform magnetic field; Moving coil galvanometer, its current sensitivity and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter. Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment. Bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid, magnetic field lines; Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic elements. Para-, dia- and ferro- magnetic substances. Magnetic susceptibility and permeability, Hysteresis, Electromagnets and permanent magnets.

Unit 14: Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents:

Electromagnetic induction; Faraday’s law, induced emf and current; Lenz’s Law, Eddy currents. Self and mutual inductance. Alternating currents, peak and rms value of alternating current/ voltage; reactance and impedance; LCR series circuit, resonance; Quality factor, power in AC circuits, wattless current. AC generator and transformer.

Unit 15: Electromagnetic Waves:

Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics. Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves. Electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, Xrays, gamma rays). Applications of e.m. waves.

Unit 16: Optics:

Reflection and refraction of light at plane and spherical surfaces, mirror formula, Total internal reflection and its applications, Deviation and Dispersion of light by a prism, Lens Formula, Magnification, Power of a Lens, Combination of thin lenses in contact, Microscope and Astronomical Telescope (reflecting and refracting) and their magnifyingpowers. Wave optics: wavefront and Huygens’ principle, Laws of reflection and refraction using Huygen’s principle. Interference, Young’s double slit experiment and expression for fringe width. Diffraction due to a single slit, width of central maximum. Resolving power of microscopes and astronomical telescopes, Polarisation, plane polarized light; Brewster’s law, uses of plane  polarized light and Polaroids.

Unit 17: Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation:

Dual nature of radiation. Photoelectric ef fect , Hertz and Lenard’s observat ions; Einstein’s photoelectric equation; part icle nature of light . Matter waves-wave nature of part icle, de Broglie relation. Davisson-Germer experiment.

Unit 18: Atoms and Nuclei:

Alpha-particle scattering experiment; Rutherford’s model of atom; Bohr model, energy levels, hydrogen spectrum. Composition and size of nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones. Radioactivity- lpha, beta and gamma particles/rays and their properties; radioactive decay law. Mass-energy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number, nuclear fission and fusion.

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Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

IIST Ph.D. Programme – February 2012

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology envisions the integration of Space Technology and Space Science educational programs with basic and applied research for meeting the national R&D requirements of science and technology in general and of the Indian Space Programme in particular. The institute provides a vibrant research atmosphere and offers doctoral and postdoctoral programmes.

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IIST: ISAT 2012 Physics Syllabus

MECHANICS:

Units and Measurements: The international system of units, measurement of length, mass and time, accuracy, precision of instruments and errors in measurement, Significant figures, dimension of physical quantities, dimensional formulae and equations, dimensional analysis and its applications. Motion in a straight line: position, path length and displacement, average velocity and speed, instantaneous velocity and speed, acceleration, kinematic equations for uniformly accelerated motion, relative velocity.

Motion in a plane: scalars and vectors, multiplication of vectors by real numbers, addition and aubtraction of ectors- graphical method, resolution of vectors, vector addition – analytical method, motion in a plane, motion in a plane with constant acceleration, relative velocity in two dimensions, projectile motion, uniform circular motion.

Laws of motion: the law of inertia, Newton’s first, second and third law of motion, conservation of momentum, equilibrium of particle, common forces in mechanics,circular motion. Work, Power and Energy: the work energy theorem, kinetic and potential energy, work-energy theorem for variable force, the conservation of mechanical energy, Power, the potential energy of a spring, collisions.

System of particles and rotational motion: centre of mass, motion of centre of mass, linear momentum of a system of particles, vector product of two vectors, angular velocity and linear velocity relations, torque and angular momentum, equilibrium of a rigid body, Moment of Inertia, theorem of perpendicular and parallel axes, kinematics and dynamics of rotational motion about a fixed axis, angular momentum in case of rotation about a fixed axis, rolling motion Gravitation: Kepler’s laws, universal law of gravitation, gravitation constant, acceleration due to gravity of the earth, acceleration due to gravity below and above the surface of earth, gravitational potential energy.

ELETROMAGNETISM:

Electric charges and Fields: Electric charges, conductors and insulators, basic properties of electric charge, Coulomb’s law, Force between multiple charges, electric field and flux, electric dipole, continuous charge distribution, Gauss’s law and its applications.

Electrostatic Potential and capacitance: electrostatic potential, potential due to a point charge and systems of charges, potential due to an electric dipole, equipotential surfaces, Potential energy in an external field, electrostatics of conductors, dielectric and polarization, capacitors and capacitance, the parallel  plate capacitor, combination of capacitors, energy stored in a capacitor. Current Electricity: electric current, electric currents in conductors, Ohm’s law, drift of electrons and origin of resistivity, resistivity and its temperature dependence, electrical energy and power, Combination of resistors (Series and Parallel) , cells, emf, internal resistance, cells in series and parallel, Kirchoff’s laws, Wheatstone bridge, meter bridge, and potentiometer.

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Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

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Minimum Qualifying Mark for Ranking (MQMR) and Aggregate Cut-off : JEE-2011

Cutoff Marks - JEE-2011

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Indian Institute of Technology Ropar

Ph.D. Admission: 2011-2012

The Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IIT Ropar) has invited applications from Indian citizens for Ph.D programs in various disciplines during second semester of academic year 2011-2012.

Eligibility criteria and areas of research for each department are given below:

Sciences:

Chemistry:

Eligibility Criteria: First Class (6.5 grade point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) in M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Chemistry.
Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements tenable for the current year:

  • Valid GATE score.

  • UGC/CSIR NET qualification

Area of Research: Organic Chemistry, Organometallics, Catalysis, Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Dynamics, Electronic Structure Calculations, Organic polymer synthesis.

Physics:

Eligibility Criteria: First Class (6.5 grade point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC / ST) in M.Sc. Physics/B.Tech. Engineering Physics.
Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements tenable for the current year:

  • Valid GATE score.

  • UGC/CSIR NET qualification.

Areas of Research: (1) Particle/Nuclear Physics, (2) Quantum Optics and Quantum Information.

Mathematics:

Eligibility Criteria: First class (6.5 grade point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) in Master's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences or equivalent Master's Degree.
Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements tenable for the current year:

  • Valid GATE score.

  • UGC-CSIR/NBHM or equivalent qualification.

Areas of Research: 1. Fluid Dynamics, 2. Mathematical Modeling, 3. Differential Equations, 4. Topology

Engineering:

Computer Science and Engineering:

Eligibility Criteria:
1. First class or equivalent Master's Degree in Engineering/Technology (55% marks for SC/ST) or
2. A first class Master's degree in Science (55 % marks for SC/ST) or a first class in Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Technology (55 % marks for SC/ST). Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements:

  • Valid GATE score

  • CSIR/UGC/NBHM/DBT award.

Note: MCA degree will be considered as equivalent to a Master's degree in Science.

Areas of Research: The department is looking for excellent candidates willing to engage in multi-disciplinary research in systems and theory.

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Indian Institutes of Technology
Joint Entrance Examination, IIT-JEE - 2012

Physics Syllabus

General: Units and dimensions, dimensional analysis; least count, significant figures; Methods of measurement and error analysis for physical quantities pertaining to the following experiments: Experiments based on using Vernier calipers and screw gauge (micrometer), Determination of g using simple pendulum, Young’s modulus by Searle’s method, Specific heat of a liquid using calorimeter, focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using u-v method, Speed of sound using resonance column, Verification of Ohm’s law using voltmeter and ammeter, and specific resistance of the material of a wire using meter bridge and post office box.

Mechanics: Kinematics in one and two dimensions (Cartesian coordinates only), projectiles; Uniform Circular motion; Relative velocity.

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Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar

Admission To Ph.D. Programme

Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar invitesapplication for admission to Ph.D. Programme from in the following categories:

1. Regular full-time scholars with Institute Assistance.
2. Sponsored Scholars: Candidates who possess the minimum prescribed qualifications and are in service in any of the following establishments shall be eligible for admission to the Ph.D. program as Sponsored Scholars:

  • Defence or other ministries of the Government of India or any other government organizations;

  • Established industrial research and development organizations

  • Autonomous bodies and public undertakings

  • Universities/Colleges

(1) School of Basic Sciences

Organic Synthesis, Supramolecular Chemistry, Coordination Chemistry, Organometallics, Theoretical Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry, Nan materials, Soft Condense Matter Physics, Optics and Photonics, Spectroscopy, Magnetism, Ferroelectrics, Queuing Theory, Stochastic Modeling, Computational Mathematics, Complex Dynamics, Variational inequalities and Operational Techniques.

(2) School of Earth, Ocean & Climate Sciences :

Hydro -geochemistry, Water – Rock interaction, Geochemistry of soil & sediments.

(3) School of Electrical Sciences (Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering):

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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ROORKEE

Indian Institue of Technology Roorkee (Formerly University of Roorkee), a premier Institute of Science and Technology, has a distinguished tradition of excellence spanning over 160 years, The Departments / Centres of the Institute are engaged in teaching, research and consultancy in the field of Engineering, Technology,  Science and Management, The Institute offers 22 Undergraduate Courses including IDD and Integrated M,Tech, in Engineering & Architecture and 51 Postgraduate Courses in Engineering, Architecture, Science, Technology and Business Administration, The Institute has been placed at the top in the country in coveted sector employment in Science and Technology,

Ph.D. Programme

Applications are invited for admission to full time/part time Ph,D, Programmes in the following departments/centres:

DEPARTMENTS:

Alternate Hydro-Energy Centre , Architecture and Planning , Biotechnology , Chemical Engineering , Chemistry, Civil Engineering , Earthquake Engineering , Earth Sciences , Electrical Engineering , Electronics & Computer Engg, , Humanities and Social Sciences , Hydrology , Management Studies , Mathematics , Mechanical & Industrial Engineering , Metallurgical & Materials Engineering , Physics , Paper Technology , Water Resources Development & Management

CENTRES OF EXECELLENCE:

  • Centre for Transportation Systems(CTRANS)

  • Centre for Disaster Mitigation

  • Centre for Nanotechnology.

OTHERS

  • Institute Instrumentation Centre

ADMISSION CATEGORIES

  • The applicant for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall be classified under any one of the following categories which will be decided and recommended by DRC/CRC.

(I) Full-time Research student/Candidate

  • Research student/Candidate getting Institute MHRD assistantship.

  • Research student/Candidate including foreign nationals getting financial support from Govt. / Semi Govt. agencies (QIP, CSIR, UGC, DAE, DST, DBT, NBHM, JEST, ICCR, NDF, etc.)

  • Research student/Candidate including foreign nationals supported by a sponsoring organization, the applicant (Sponsored Research Student/ Candidate)  having TWO years experience out of which at least  NE year experience with the sponsoring agency.

  • Self Financed Research student/Candidate —Indian: This category refers to persons with experience and with good track record to join the doctoral programme. They will be admitted along with the regular research students through the usual admission procedure. —Foreign: Admission of Foreign nationals to Ph.D. programme will be made as per policy and direction of the Govt. of India from time to time —Study Leave: This category refers to persons who are released from governmental or educational institutions on study leave for a period of not less than three years for pursuing Ph.D. programme. They will be admitted along with the regular research students through the usual admission procedure.

  •  Research student / Candidate regularly working full time in an R & D project at IITR. His Ph.D. topic is in confirmation to the project as certified by the SRC.

II) Part-time Research Student/ Candidate:

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Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee

About the Collage:

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is the latest member of the IIT family and has its roots in the Roorkee College established in 1847 as the first engineering college in India, which was soon rechristened as Thomason College of Civil Engineering in 1854 after its greatest mentor James Thomason. After about 100 years of distinguished services, the college was elevated to University of Roorkee as the first Engineering University of independent India on November 25, 1949. It has now 22 academic departments/centres offering 11 undergraduate courses in engineering and architecture, 5 dual degree programmes and 6 Integrated Dual Degree courses in M.Sc./Engineering and over 51 postgraduate courses in engineering, architecture, sciences, computer applications and business administration besides research programmes at doctoral level. It has three campuses main campus at Roorkee and other two at Saharanpur & Greater Noida.

About the Course:

Course Name: Ph.D. Programme

  • Alternate Hydro-Energy Centre
  • Architecture and Planning
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Computer Engineering.
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Hydrology
  • Management Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Physics
  • Paper Technology
  • Water Resources Development and Management

Admissions Categories:

The applicant for admission to the Ph.D. programme shall be classified under any one of the following categories which will be decided and recommended by DRC/CRC.

1. Full-time Research student/Candidate:

  1. Research student/Candidate getting Institute MHRD  assistantship.
  2. Research student/Candidate including foreign nationals getting financial support from Govt. / Semi Govt. agencies (QIP, CSIR, UGC, DAE, DST, DBT, NBHM, JEST, ICCR, NDF, etc.)
  3. Research student/Candidate including foreign nationals supported by a sponsoring organization, the applicant (Sponsored Research Student/ Candidate) having TWO years experience out of which at least ONE year experience with the sponsoring agency.
  4. Self Financed Research student/Candidate —Indian: This category refers to persons with experience and with good track record to join the doctoral programme. They will be admitted along with the regular research students through the usual admission procedure.—Foreign: Admission of Foreign nationals to Ph.D. programme will be made as per policy and direction of the Govt. of India from time to time —Study Leave: This category refers to persons who are released from governmental or educational institutions on study leave for a period of not less than three years for pursuing Ph.D. programme. They will be admitted along with the regular research students through the usual admission procedure.Research student / Candidate regularly working full time in an R & D project at IITR. His Ph.D. topic is in confirmation to the project as certified by the SRC.

 2. Part-time Research Student/ Candidate:

  • Research student/Candidate working as a regular employee in the Institute
  • Research student / Candidate working regularly fulltime in an R&D project in the institute. The project must have tenure of at least next 2 years.
  • Research student / Candidate working in other organizations / institutes, approved by IIT Roorkee as Research Centre or having MoU for research purposes.

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