IIIT Raichur invites applications for admission to the Ph.D. programme [Regular with Institute Fellowship, Individual Fellowship (i.e., CSIR, UGC, DBT, ICMR, INSPIRE, etc.) and external for working professional] from April 2024. To know more about the department and research interests of the faculty, please visit https://iiitr.ac.in/faculty

Thrust Areas

  • Computer Science and Engineering/Information Technology/Communication Engineering: :
    • Applied Computer Science (AI, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, IoT, Data Science, etc.)

    • Theoretical Computer Science (Algorithms)

    • Next-Generation Communication, Autonomous Vehicles, Computer Vision, Drone Communication, Internet of Things, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Edge/Fog Computing, Soft Computing and Optimization, Cooperative Communication, Cognitive Radios, Signal, Image, and Video Processing, Real-time processing Hardware Design, Multispectral and Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Image Analysis, Service Orchestration in the Computing Continuum

    • Complex Systems, Network Dynamics with AI, Generative AI in Network Science, Time Series Data Analysis, Spectral Graph Theory, Blockchain and Quantum Machine Learning

  • Mathematics and Computing:
    • Geometry of Banach Spaces, Linear Operators, Number Theory, Fractional Differential Equations, Controllability, Stability Theory, Complex Network Dynamics with AI, Spectral Graph Theory, Complex Systems, and Network Analysis

Note that the research topics are not limited to the above-mentioned thrust areas and can be decided based on the mutual interest of the guide and the Ph.D. scholar.

Categories of Ph.D. Candidates

The students admitted to the Ph.D. program shall be classified under any one of the following categories:

  • Regular
    • Regular full-time with institute fellowship

      In this category, a candidate works full-time for his or her Ph.D. degree. The candidates admitted in this category are eligible for institute fellowship.

    • Regular full-time with Fellowship from a recognized funding agency

      In this category, a candidate works full-time for his or her Ph.D. degree. Candidates who have qualified for JRF from various funding agencies such as UGC/CSIR/INSPIRE/NBHM/DBT/ICMR/MeitY/NBHM / or any other recognized funding agency. The candidate would not receive any fellowships from the institute.

    • Regular full-time with Sponsorship from Govt./Semi-Govt./Industry

      In this category, a candidate works full-time for his or her Ph.D. degree. Candidates must be regular employees of the sponsoring body. During submission of the application form, the candidate must attach a sponsorship letter, endorsement letter, and NOC. The candidate would not receive any fellowships from the institute.

    • Regular full-time with Financial Support from Sponsored Projects:

      In this category, the candidates are eligible for financial assistance from the sponsored research project under sponsored research office regulations. On the completion of project funding, the institute fellowship may be considered with the recommendation from the DC members.

  • Direct:

    In this category, the candidate works full-time for his or her Ph.D. degree. The candidates admitted in this category are eligible for institute fellowship.

  • Part-time/Working Professional

    In this category, the scholar works part-time for his or her Ph.D. degree. The candidate must be an employee of academic institutes, industries, R&D labs, etc. During submission of the application form, the candidate must attach the NOC. The candidate would not receive any fellowships from the institute.

Institute-funded candidates are eligible for hostel accommodation, other categories of candidates' hostel accommodation is depending upon the availability of rooms.

Note: To know more about Regulations, Procedures, and Financial Assistance. Please see the Ph.D. Regulations.

Application Fee

An application fee of Rs.1000/ for General/OBC, and Rs. 500/- for SC/ST/PWD/Female candidates need to pay the fee using the SBI Collect link. You need to save the proof of payment that you must upload at the time of application submission.

Admission Procedure

The admission process typically consists of one or multiple rounds of Screening Tests and Interviews depending on the number of shortlisted candidates. The list of candidates who are selected after the final interview will be announced on the institute website approximately within two weeks of the interview date. Selected candidates will also be intimidated by email.

Submission Procedure

Please use the common application form (Google form) for both Computer Science and Engg and Mathematics and Computing.

The deadline for your submission is June 20 2024 June 30 2024.

Contact Details

Please send your queries to queries.phd@iiitr.ac.in