Ph. D.

Ph.D. Admissions 2024 (July Session)NEW

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Updated on 21-05-2024

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Last Date: 21st June 2024, 11:59 PM

Frequently Asked Questions


Admission to the Ph.D. Programme in the following categories:

a. Full-Time

  1. Half-time Research Assistantship (HTRA)
    (Candidates selected under this category will be called as either LATERAL (those already possessing masters’ degrees), or DIRECT (those who have just completed their B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch.))
  2. Externally Funded
    1. Fellowships for UGC/CSIR/DST/DAE/NBHM etc.
      (Having their own fellowships from funding agencies such as DST, CSIR, UGC, NBHM, etc., relevant to the research fields of the concerned departments.)
    2. Sponsored Research and Consultancy Projects with individual departments / faculty.
      (Project Assistants / Associates / JRFs etc., working in sponsored research and consultancy projects under the faculty of NIT-T)
  3. Non-Stipendiary and (A very small number (decided from time to time) of seats on completely self-finance basis, for exceptionally good students possessing relevant masters’ degrees, may be available in the departments of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Humanities & Social sciences.)

b. Part-Time

  1. Internal
    (The employees of the Institute i.e, NIT, Tiruchirappalli)
  2. External
    1. Part-Time External (Industry / organization with R&D facility)
      (Government and quasi-government R&D Organizations / Public sector having R & D facilities / National Research laboratories /Reputed industries/organizations (private sector/MNCs) having well-established R&D facilities.)
    2. Part-Time External (On Campus)
      (Faculty members and professionals working in India with masters’ degrees from Govt./Govt. Aided/Reputed Private Engineering Colleges/Science and Arts Colleges/ Universities/ Industry/Public Sector. Regular/Full-time teachers/ employees working in these institutions will be considered for admission under this category.)


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Curriculum and Syllabus

Fee Structure

M.S. and Ph. D. Admissions Committee

  1. Dr. N. Ramesh Babu, Chairman / Professor, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  2. Dr. M. Vasu, Member / Assistant Professor, Production Engineering
  3. Dr. G. Rajasekaran, Member / Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  4. Dr. Illa Mani Pujitha, Member / Assistant Professor, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  5. Associate Dean (Academic) / MS & Ph. D., Ex-officio member

Visvesvaraya Ph.D. Scheme

  1. Dr. G. Lakshminarayanan, Chairman Visvesvaraya Ph.D. Scheme / Professor, Electronics and Communication Engineering

Contact Details

MS and Ph. D. Admission Committee
National Institute of Technology
Tiruchirappalli - 620015
Phone:+91-431-2504040, 2503011, 2503911 / +91 9486001158 (During the admission schedule only)