My Next Exam

IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019 Notification, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Counselling

IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019
Exam Coming Up

IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019 Exam - Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

IIT Guwahati PhD Entrance Test 2019 - Research at IIT Guwahati is being carried out by our dedicated faculty members (average age of faculty members is in 40s) with the support of around 1900 young and dynamic research scholars. In the last five years, about 650 research scholars have graduated successfully. We published more than 8000 research articles in the last 5 years. Our faculty member have handled more than 580 research projects worth of 330 crores in the last five years. There are about 400 project staff working in various sponsored projects across all the departments in our institute. In the last three years, about 100 major International and National Conferences were organized in our campus.

For Course(s)


For College(s)

To get all details about IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019Download Brochure

IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019 Conducting Body

Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019 Eligibility Criteria


  • For admission to the PhD Programme in Engineering departments, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:
    • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences/Veterinary Sciences/Pharmacy in a relevant area with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of either 6.0 or 60% of marks.
    • Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 7.0 or 70% of marks. Or the candidate must satisfy the relevant specific criteria given below.
    • A candidate having a Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or equivalent in a relevant area, with a Postgraduate Degree in Management Science(Finance) or MBA with Finance specialization or equivalent, is also considered for admission in the area of specialization ‘Construction Management’, of the Department of Civil Engineering. The candidate should have a minimum of either 6.0 CPI or 60% marks in Bachelor's level and either 6.0 CPI or 60% marks in the postgraduate degree.
    • A candidate having MSc degree with Mathematics as a subject at bachelor’s level is also considered for admission in the Department of Civil Engineering. The candidate should have a minimum of either 7.0 CPI or 70% marks in Master’s level with consistent first class at other levels.
    • A candidate having a Two-year Master's degree (after completion of 4-year Bachelor's degree) or three-year Master's degree (after completion of 3-year Bachelor's degree) in Engineering/ Technology/Science in a relevant area with minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of either 6.0 or 60% of marks is also considered for admission in to PhD Programme in Biosciences and Bioengineering.
    • A candidate with a Two-year MSc degree (after completion of 3-year Bachelor's degree) in a relevant area with minimum CPI of either 6.0 or 60% marks, is also considered for admission in to PhD Programme in Biosciences and Bioengineering.
    • Postgraduates in Computer Science (ALCCS) from Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of either 6.0 or 60% of marks, are also eligible to apply for admission in to PhD programme in Computer Science and Engineering
    • A regular student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her MTech studies and having a minimum CPI of 8.0 at the end of second semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her third semester of study. Such students can receive only PhD Degree.
    • A student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her BTech studies and having a minimum CPI of 7.0 at the end of sixth semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her seventh semester of study. Such students can receive dual BTech and PhD Degree. Both the degrees will be awarded after completion of PhD degree. However, the candidate must possess a valid GATE score to receive assistantship.
    • Candidates who are having minimum qualifying degree of MTech (Master of Technology) / ME (Master of Engineering) or equivalent degree, must possess a valid GATE score.
    • Relaxation for SC/ST/PwD Candidates: Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ST/PwD applicants. 
  • For admission to the PhD Programme in Design, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:
    • MArch/ MDes degree or MTech/ ME degree in a relevant area, with at least CPI 6.0 out of 10 or at least 60% marks.
    • Master’s degree in Applied Arts/ Ergonomics/ Fine Arts/ Psychology/ Physiology/ Occupational Safety and Health/ Journalism/ Mass Media Communication with at least CPI 6.0 out of 10 or at least 60% marks.
    • Two-year Master’s degree in Management (MBA or equivalent) with at least CPI 6.0 out of 10 or at least 60% marks, with relevant studies in Design field, and Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
    • Four-year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Design or Engineering/Technology or Five-year BArch degree or equivalent in a relevant area with at least CPI 7.0 out of 10 or at least 70% marks
    • Four-year Undergraduate Diploma in Design (NID or equivalent), with postgraduate qualification in relevant area with at least CPI 6.0 out of 10 or at least 60% marks.
    • A two-year Post-Graduate Diploma in Design and relevant areas (NID/CEPT or equivalent) with first class at Bachelor’s level.
    • BFA (4-year professional programme, after 10+2)/ GD Art (5-year programme after 10th standard) with one-year professional experience, with at least CPI 7.0 out of 10 or at least 70% marks.
    • Master of Computer Application(MCA) degree, with one year of professional experience, with at least CPI 6.0 out of 10 or at least 60% marks.
    • A regular student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her MDes studies and having a minimum CPI of 8.0 at the end of second semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her third semester of study. Such students can receive only PhD Degree.
    • A student of IIT Guwahati who is continuing his/her BDes studies and having a minimum CPI of 7.0 at the end of sixth semester may be enrolled in the PhD programme of the Department in the beginning of his/her seventh semester of study. Such students can receive dual BDes and PhD Degree. Both the degrees will be awarded after completion of PhD degree.
    • Relaxation for SC/ST/PwD Candidates: Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ST/PwD applicants.
  • To apply for admission to the PhD Programme in Science Departments, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:
    • Master's degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.0 out of 10 or minimum 60% of marks.
    • Master's degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 out of 10 or minimum 60% of marks.
    • Four-year Bachelor's degree in a related area in Engineering/ Technology/ Design/ Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0 out of 10 or minimum 70% of marks.
    • Relaxation for SC/ ST/ PwD Candidates: The CPI or percentage marks in above mentioned eligibility requirements will be relaxed by 0.5 CPI or by 5% marks for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates.
  • For admission to the PhD Programme in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS), a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:
    • Master’s degree in Arts/Commerce/Science in a relevant area with a minimum of either 5.5 or 55% marks or equivalent.
    • Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Design in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 or 60% marks.
    • Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Design or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 7.0 or 70% marks.
    • Relaxation for SC/ST/PwD Candidates: Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ST/PwD applicants.
  • For admission to the PhD Programme in the Center for the Environment, Center for Energy and Center for Nanotechnology, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria: 
    • Master’s Degree in Engineering/Technology/Design/Architecture/Medical Sciences in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 or 60% of marks.
    • Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Medical Sciences or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 7.0 or 70% of marks.
    • Master’s degree in Science in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 or 60% marks.
    • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, in a relevant area, with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 or 60% marks, is also considered for admission to PhD in the Centre for the Environment.
    • Relaxation for SC/ST/PwD Candidates: Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ST/PwD applicants.\
  • For admission to the PhD Programme in the Center for Rural Technology, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:
    • Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Environmental Science/Agriculture and other relevant fields with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of either 6.0 or 60% of marks.
    • Master of Science with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 or 60% of marks.
    • Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Agriculture or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 7.0 or 70% of marks.
    • Relaxation for SC/ST/PwD Candidates: Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ST/PwD applicants.
  • For admission to the PhD Programme in the Center for Rural Technology, a candidate must satisfy one of the following criteria:
    • Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Environmental Science/Agriculture and other relevant fields with a minimum Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) of either 6.0 or 60% of marks.
    • Master of Science with a minimum CPI of either 6.0 or 60% of marks.
    • Four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/Agriculture or equivalent in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of either 7.0 or 70% of marks.
    • Relaxation for SC/ST/PwD Candidates: Eligibility criteria will be relaxed by 5% marks or 0.5 CPI for SC/ST/PwD applicants.

IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019 Exam Centers

Online Dates

Date Centers
04/12/2019  to  06/12/2019 -

IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019 Important Dates

EventsStart DateLast Date
Application Form25/09/2019 31/10/2019
IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019 Exam Date Online Dates
  • 04/12/2019  to  06/12/2019
  • To get all details about IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019Download Brochure

    IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019 Prospectus


    More Information


    Important Note: For Notification Regarding candidates shortlisted for written test and/ or interview and also regarding candidates selected for admission, admission offer letter, etc., IIT Guwahati will NOT send any hard copy letter to the candidates by post. Candidates are instructed to regularly visit this webpage and also the webpage of the concerned Department/ Centre to know the details regarding shortlisted candidates for written test/interview, selected candidates for admission, etc. The candidates who have been called for selection process (Written test and/or Interview) are instructed to bring (downloaded and printed) copy of their PhD online applications, Color Passport Size Photograph, Photocopy of all certificates and documents along with ORIGINAL Certificates and Documents at the time of appearing for selection process. 

    IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019 Application Form

    Application Form Fee

    The details of Application (online/ offline-paper form) & Processing Fee are as follows:

    All Female Candidates : Rs.150/-

    All Transgender Candidates : Rs.150/-

    All SC/ ST/ PwD Candidates : Rs.150/-

    All Other Candidates : Rs.300/-

    Note :  At the end of online application process, each candidate needs to make payment of application (processing) fee online. The applications without successful (online) payment of application fee shall be rejected.

    IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019 Admit Card

    Admit Card Download Url

    IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019 Exam Day Instructions

    Online Dates

    • 04/12/2019  to  06/12/2019
    To get all details about IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019Download Brochure

    IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019 Results

    IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019 Re-evaluation

    More Information

    The candidates selected for admissions will have to join the PhD programme by reporting in person and doing registration on January 01, 2020 (Wednesday) at IIT Guwahati and the classes will start on January 03, 2020 (Friday).

    To get all details about IIT Guwahati Ph.D. Entrance Test 2019Download Brochure

    Related Notifications View All

    Loading...

    Ask Your Question

    Characters 0/150

    Related News

    My Next Exam

    November 13, 2019

    Getting latest updates

    Getting latest updates


    Related Articles

    My Next Exam

    November 13, 2019

    Getting latest updates

    Getting latest updates

    Sign Up/Login

    Please provide your Mobile Number to Sign Up/Login on My Next Exam.


    or Login Using