Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Programme
Institute offers doctoral degree (PhD) programme in Computer Science & Engineering. The residence requirements for PhD program is four or six semesters depending on whether the student has M.Tech. or B.Tech. degree, respectively.
The department is actively involved in research in all current areas of Computer Science. The focus of the PhD program is on research training with a high degree of specialization. The aim of such a training is to make our PhD students very competent in their respective areas, so that they may be able to take up teaching or research-and-development professions.
Applications for admission in a postgraduate programme, submitted by applying on the prescribed form, shall only be considered.
Only those applications shall be considered which have been received before the specified last date.
All admissions in different postgraduate programmes shall be recommended by the duly constituted selection committees. Such selection committees shall be appointed by the PGCS and approved by the Chairperson Senate.
Admissions will be made based on the performance in written test and interviews. Gate score may be added if the committee feels so.
Applications of those students who have obtained their qualifying degree from any of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) or IIITDM Jabalpur and have obtained a CPI more than 8.0 may be considered for direct admission without appearing in GATE.
To encourage reserved category candidates to persue postgraduate degrees, the requirements for their admissions to the postgraduate programme will be set separately as per the guidelines of GOI.
Applicants receiving the admission letters would be required to accept the offer of admission by paying the prescribed fee on or before the specified last date. In case a candidate does not accept the offer by paying the prescribed fee by the specified last date, the offer of admission may stand withdrawn and will be offered to the candidates in the waiting list, if any, in the order of merit.
The offer of admission may also stand withdrawn if the candidate who has accepted the offer by paying his/her fee but fails to register in the programme on the date of registration.
The selected candidates who have completed all the formalities of their previous degree, including project/ thesis examination/ viva voce, before the last date of registration but are unable to produce the certificate in proof of having passed and secured the minimum specified qualifying marks, may be provisionally registered in the programme. However, if registered provisionally, a student shall be required to produce the evidence of his/her having passed qualifying degree/ examination with minimum specified marks by the last date for document submission as specified in the academic calendar (usually about 8 weeks from the date of registration) failing which his/her provisional registration may be cancelled.
In exceptional cases, a student admitted in the programme, who has paid his/her fee but is unable to register within the late registration date due to valid reasons, may request for the deferred admission. On the recommendation of the concerned faculty/discipline, the Chairperson Senate may allow the deferment of admission for the duration not normally exceeding by one semester. However, all cases of deferred admissions shall be required to be ratified by the Senate and may stand cancelled otherwise.