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IIT Ropar invites applications for Ph.D in Sciences programme

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Applications are invited for Ph.D in Sciences

IIT Ropar invites applications for Doctorate in Philosophy in Sciences programme for the academic year 2014. Candidates can apply online by visiting the official website of IIT Ropar.

Streams:

  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Eligibility:

Chemistry:

First class (6.5 point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) in master or equivalent degree in Chemistry/ Bio-Chemistry/ Materials Science and Technology/ Pharmaceutical Sciences/ Biotechnology.

Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements tenable for current year:

a) Valid GATE Score.

b) UGC/CSIR-NET qualification.

c) DST-INSPIRE fellowship.

Area of Research: Organic Chemistry, Polymeric biomaterials for drug delivery, Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry, Supramolecular Synthesis, Materials Chemistry, Catalysis, Ionic liquids, Heterogenous catalysis, Nanoporous material synthesis, Electrocatalysis, Electrochemistry, Fuel Cells, Electronic structure calculations, and Quantum Dymamics.

Mathematics:

First class (6.5 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 current year:

a) Valid GATE score.

b) UGC/CSIR NET qualified or NBHM or equivalent qualification.

c) DST-INSPIRE Fellowship.

Areas of Research: Algebra and Differential Equations.

Physics:

First class (6.5 point out of 10) or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) in M.Sc. in Physics/ B.Tech in engineering Physics/ M.Tech in relevant areas.

Candidates meeting this requirement must also fulfill one of the following additional requirements tenable for current year:

a) Valid GATE score.

b) UGC/CSIR NET qualification.

C) DST-INSPIRE Fellowship.

Areas of Research: Ion beam nano patterning, Physics of Graphene and nano-devices, Thin-film/nano-structures for renewable energy, Quantum computation and information, Nonlinear Light Scattering and Biophotonics, Nano-scale optics and meta-materials, Quantum Optics, Neutrino Physics, Nuclear reaction dynamics, structure and astrophysics.

Humanities and Social Sciences:

55% (or 6 point out of 10) in M.A./M.Sc./M.Com/M.Tech/ MBA with UGC-NET. However, exceptional candidates having B.Tech/B.E qualification with valid GATE score can apply for direct admission to PhD programme.

A candidate with a bachelor's degree from any IIT and having a CGPA/ CPI score of 8.00 (out of 10.0) and above are exempted from requirement of GATE qualification to apply.

The candidates must be interested in working in the research areas/ subjects mentioned below. Candidates interested in interdisciplinary research, in the relevant areas of research mentioned below can also apply.

Areas of Research: (1) English Literature: American Studies, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Modern Fiction, Postcolonial Studies, Fantasy Literature, and Science Fiction.

(2) Linguistics: Language Processing, Morphology, Optimality Theory, Phonology, Psycho/Neurolinguistics (Neurocognition of Language), and Corpus Linguistics.

(3) Economics: Econometrics, Applied Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Banking and Finance, Industrial Economics, Panel Data Models, International Economics & Trade.

(4) Cultural Studies, Development Studies.

Important date:

Last date to apply: 31st March, 2014

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