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IIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2020: Eligibility, Dates Postponed

Updated On - April 04 2020 by Vikash Jha

Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) Guwahati offers a Ph.D. degree course in 15 various specializations, last date to apply for admission in Ph.D course has beeb postponded upto 21 April, 2020. Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of entrance exam and inetrview round for admission in Ph.D courses. Selection process starts from May 2nd week, 2020. So candidates make sure that they check eligibility criteria, admission criteria, fees and many more before applying for admission.

IIT Guwahati PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Candidates can check exam date, application form released date - open date, etc below:-
Last Date of Form submission(Extended)April 21, 2020
Exam Date/Interview DateMay 14 - June 04, 2020
Class CommencementAugust 03, 2020

Department Wise Selection Process Dates

Written test and/or interview date for each departments 
DepartmentSelection Process Date
Chemical Engineering14th – 15th May 2020
Linguistic Science & Technology15th May 2020
Chemistry18th – 19th May 2020
Biosciences & Bioengineering20th – 21th May 2020
Civil Engineering20th – 21th May 2020
Physics20th – 22th May 2020
Design21th – 22th May 2020
Rural Technology22th May 2020
Nanotechnology26th May 2020
Humanities & Social Sciences26th – 27th May 2020
Mathematics28th – 29th May 2020
Electronics & Electrical Engineering28th – 29th May 2020
Energy28th May 2020
Environment29th May 2020
Computer Science & Engineering03th – 04th Jun 2020
 Dates may be postponed anytime by the IIT Guwahati, so stay tuned with entrancezone for any latest updates.

IIT Guwahati PhD Courses Admission 2020

IIT Guwahati offers Doctorate course in different fields to select according to candidates best interests namely Science,Engineering, Technology, Design, Humanities & Social Science. Candidates can check specilaizations and eleigibility criteria below:-
Degree CourseSpecializationsEligibility CriteriaSelection Procedure
Ph.DBiosciences & Bioengineering

Minimum 60% marks in Master's Degree in Medical Science/Technology/Pharmacy/Engineering


Minimum 70% marks in Graduation Degree in Medical Science/Technology/Pharmacy/Engineering


Minimum 70% marks in Master's Degree with Mathematics

Merit-List be prepared according to GATE/ NET (JRF)/ CEED/ INSPIRE /any equivalents as per University guidelines 
Civil Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Electronics & Electrical Engineering 
Computer Science & Engineering

Minimum 60% marks in Master's Degree with Science/Engineering/Technology in relevant subjects


Minimum 70% marks in Bachelor Degree with Engieering/Technology in relevant fields


Minimum 60% marks in Master's Degree with Science/Engineering/Technology/Design/meducal Science in concerned subjects


Minimum 70% marks in Bachelors Degree with Medical Science/Engineering/Technology in concerned subjects

 Humanities & Social Sciences

Candidates must hold Master's Degree in any dsicipline


Candidates must hold ME/M.Tech degree with minimum 60% marks


Minimum 70% marks in BE/B.Tech degree in relevant disciplines


Minimum 60% marks in M.Arch/M.Tech/ME/M.Des/MBA degree in any relevant disciplines.


Minimum 60% marks in Master's Degree with  Fine Arts/ Psychology/Ergonomics/Occupational Safety/Applied Arts/Mass Media Communication /Health/Physiology and Journalism 

Rural Technology

Minimum 60% marks in Master's Degree with Engineering/Technology/Environmental Scince/Agriculture/M.Sc degree in relevant disciplines


Minimum 70% marks in Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Agriculture/Technology in concerned subjects.

Linguistic Science & Technolo

Candidates must hold MA Degree in Lingusistics with minimum 55% marks


Minimum 60% average marks in ME/M.Sc/M.Tech with concerned subjects

Minimum 70% marks in BE/B.Tech/B.Des degree


Candidates must hold PG Diploma in Design with minimum 60% marks in bachelor's degree


Diploma in Design from NID or CEPT as Master's degree with 60% marks

5% relaxation in academic score percentage provided to reserved categories.

IIT Guwahati Phd Application Process 2020

Candidates can apply for admission in IIT Guwahati PhD course through online mode. For further admission process follow given steps:-

  1. Candidates have to visit official website of IITG.
  2. Click on link given in News & Announcement section.
  3. Select Ph.D programmes button.
  4. Click on Register and Apply Online link.(if new candidates) else click Login after Registration link.
  5. After registration/login fill all the details properly in application form.
  6. Pay Fee through any online mode via net-banking/credit card/debit card/etc.

Candidates can take the print out of application form and keep it for future use.

Application Fee

Application form fee may vary for candidates belongs to different categories check below:-

Female Candidates150 INR
Transgender Candidates
PWD/SC/ST Candidates
Other Candidates300 INR

Documents Required

Candidates have to make sure that they keep all mentioned documents with them at the time of admission process.

  • Passport Size Photographs
  • 10th/12th class marksheet.
  • Graduation/Postgraduation Degree Certficate.
  • Caste Certficate/Physically Disabled Cerficate(if needed).
  • Nationality Certficate.
  • Transfer Certficate.

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