IIT Gandhinagar notifies start early PhD Fellowship 2014

INTRODUCTION

IIT Gandhinagar notifies start early PhD Fellowship 2014 IIT Gandhinagar announces admissions for the Start-early Ph.D Fellowship for 2014 session from eligible B.Tech final year students from IITs This full-time residential fellowship is designed to enable budding engineers to gain early entry into the PhD programmes at IIT Gandhinagar The objective of this programme is to put promising young undergraduate students from diverse disciplines on the fast-track mode of cutting edge technological research in order to prepare them to participate in the process of nation building

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

Programme Highlights Direct admission after B.Tech to PhD Programme of IITGN Eligible to apply for the programme immediately after completing the third year of B.Tech GATE score is NOT mandatory for admission Candidates can choose to appear for GATE for stipend boost after joining the programme International travel support to the extent of Rs.2 lakhs for attending conferences or workshops A support of up to $ 12,500 may be considered in deserving cases to do research work at the best Universities/Labs abroad for a period of 4 to 6 months Fellowship

CAREER PROSPECTS

Total monthly stipend of Rs 26,000 - 28,000 per month (with valid GATE score) or Rs 16,000 - 18,000 per month (without GATE score) Eligibility B.Tech students from IITs with a CPI/CGPA of not less than 6.0 at the end of their third year Applicants must possess the requisite levels of aptitude and motivation for research Top 5 rank holders of the disciplines in NITs and other selected engineering colleges (Check with the HOD/Director of the college for information) Selection Process

PAY PACKAGE

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to IITGN for a written test and/or interview Interviews through video conferencing may be considered in exceptional cases Application Procedure All applications must be submitted online www.iitgn.ac.in If you are applying for more than one discipline, please submit a separate application for each discipline A soft copy of the submitted application will be sent to given email ID You need to furnish hardcopy of the application form with photograph and all the documentary evidence in original at the time of interview There is NO application fee Candidates need not send the hard-copy of the application form Application Deadline: 04th October 2014
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