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About IIT Guwahati
IIT Guwahati is the only academic institution in India that occupied a place among the top 100 world universities – under 50 years of age – ranked by the London-based Times Higher Education (THE) in the year 2014 and continues to maintain its superior position even today in various International Rankings.
IIT Guwahati gained a rank of 41 globally in the ‘Research Citations per Faculty’ category and an overall 395 rank in the QS World University Rankings 2022 released recently. IIT Guwahati has retained the 7th position among the best engineering institutions in the country in the ‘India Rankings 2021’ declared by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of the Union Ministry of Education. IIT Guwahati has been also ranked 2nd in the ‘Swachhata Ranking’ conducted by the Govt. of India. Recently, IIT Guwahati has been ranked as the top-ranked University in 2019 for IT developers by HackerRank in the Asia-Pacific region.
About School of Business IIT Guwahati
The School of Business has the vision of promoting multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary education to inculcate the ethos of techno-entrepreneurship. The School provides an ecosystem where students with sound technical backgrounds can equip themselves with business management expertise and expand their skill sets.
In fact, in today’s context, highly skilled manpower needs to be equipped with the right management expertise to transform their scientific and technological principles into business solutions. The School of Business at IIT Guwahati, therefore, serves as the gateway institution within the region – serving as a centre for local and national talent creation, promoting cross-disciplinary education, encouraging business-university partnerships, and local entrepreneurship and innovation.
The School of Business at IIT Guwahati offer the following three programmes
Departments & Schools
About PhD at IIT Guwahati
Categories under which admission is being offered at IITG:
Management Research cover all the areas of management including
Course Structure (This structure is tentative and keeps on changing. This is to just give you an idea)
Note: Candidates who appear in their qualifying degree examinations may also apply, provided they appear in all their qualifying degree examinations and complete all requirements for their degrees before 15-11-2022.If selected, such candidates shall be admitted provisionally, and they will have to furnish the results of their qualifying degree examinations latest by 31-01-2023.
Further, they must fulfil the minimum requirements of marks/CPI, and other conditions like valid GATE/ NET/ CEED score (as may be applicable) etc., as mentioned under eligibility requirements for respective programmes. Failure to fulfil any of these requirements shall automatically result in cancellation of admission.
PhD Application Process
A total of 9 seats are available in the School of business
Shortlisting of the applicants
The admission cycle starts on 5-7 December 2022 in offline mode.
About the IIT Guwahati PhD Program in Management in Project Mode
IIT Guwahati also offers PhD programme through Project Mode. The students admitted under Project Mode will be funded through sponsored research projects of IIT Guwahati. The students will work under the supervision of the Principal Investigator (PI)/Co-Investigator (Co-PI) of the projects for their PhD theses. The students will not do teaching assistance duties; rather they will be working on the projects.
Interested candidates may opt for the seats under project mode by choosing the advertised projects in the online application while selecting the research areas of the respective Departments/Schools/Centres. The selections of students for the project mode seats also will be along with the selections of the Departments/Schools/Centres mentioned against the proposals.
IIT Guwahati also offers a PhD programme in Interdisciplinary Research areas. The students admitted for this interdisciplinary research will work under the joint supervision of faculty members across departments at IIT Guwahati on the specified research proposals.
Research proposals offered for interdisciplinary research shall be advertised for admission to the academic session starting in July. Desirous candidates may apply for interdisciplinary research by choosing the option given in the online application while selecting the research areas of the respective departments.
The selections of students for the interdisciplinary research will be along with the selections of the departments mentioned against the proposals.
Joint Degree PhD Programme with IIT (BHU)
IIT Guwahati and IIT (BHU) jointly offer PhD programmes. The students admitted to this Joint Degree PhD programme (JDP) will work under the joint supervision of faculty members from both IIT Guwahati and IIT (BHU) on the specified research proposals. The students admitted at IIT Guwahati primarily work with IIT Guwahati but they will also visit IIT (BHU) for meeting the academic requirements and avail of research facilities at IIT (BHU). The degree will be issued jointly by both IIT Guwahati and IIT (BHU).
Research proposals offered for the JDP with IIT (BHU) shall be advertised for admission in the academic session starting in July. Desirous candidates may apply for the JDP by choosing the option given in the online application while selecting the research areas of the respective Departments/Schools/Centres.
The selections of students for the JDP will be along with the selections of the Departments/Schools/Centres mentioned against the proposals.
|Opening of Application Portal for Submission of Applications||on September 27, 2022.|
|Closing of Application Portal||October 25, 2022|
|Selections will be conducted by||December 07, 2022.|
|Registration of New PhD students||January 02, 2023|
|Orientation for New PhD students||January 02, 2023.|
|Classes will be held OFFLINE starting||January 04, 2023|
All the information on this page was sourced from the official webpage/sources of the institution. We highly recommend the applicants visit the institutional website before making a decision. We don’t claim liability for changes in rules and guidelines issued by the institution.