IIT Delhi PhD Admission 2022: Dates, Eligibility, Courses, Fee

By Renuka Miglani|Updated : July 11th, 2022

IIT Delhi PhD Admission 2022: IIT Delhi conducts the online examination for admission into PhD programs in full-time and part-time mode. The commencement of online application forms has been started in March and the exam conducted in May-June month. The interview rounds for IIT Delhi PhD admissions 2022 are almost completed. The list of department-wise shortlisted candidates has been released by the institute and hence selected candidates can enroll themselves in their course by paying fees. The Last date of PhD admission at IIT has not been announced by the institute due to Covid Scenario, which is why interviews are conducted through virtual video conferencing.

IIT Delhi provides PhD admission in 24 courses from full-time to part-time. Admission to these courses is made on the basis of academic records of the candidate and their performance in interviews. Read out this article to get accurate information on IIT Delhi PhD admission, eligibility, and more.

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IIT Delhi PhD Admission 2022: Highlights

Aspirants can check the important points of the IIT Delhi PhD Admission from the table given below.

Admission NameIIT Delhi MS & PhD Admission 2022
Conducting bodyIndian Institute of Delhi
LevelNational level
FrequencyOnce a year

IIT Delhi PhD Admission 2022: Important Dates

Candidates can check below the important admission dates for IIT Delhi PhD admission.

EventDates
Online Application FormsMarch 14, 2022
Application Form DeadlineApril 11, 2022 (Extended)
April 17, 2022
Written Exam/InterviewMay 2 – June 24, 2022
IIT Delhi PhD Interview Important Dates
PhD Interview at Department of Management StudiesMay 27, 2022
PhD Interview at CARTJune 6-7, 2022
PhD Interview at School of Interdisciplinary Research (SIRe)June 14, 2022
PhD Interview at Centre for Biomedical EngineeringMay 17-18, 2022
PhD Interview at Materials Science and EngineeringMay 12-14, 2022
IIT Delhi PhD admission 2022 Last dateTo be notified
Commencement of ClassesTo be notified

IIT Delhi PhD Shortlisted Candidates 2022 - Download Here

Department of Management StudiesCART, IIT Delhi
Material Science and EngineeringCentre for Biomedical Engineering
School of Interdisciplinary Research (SIRe)Department of Textile and Fibre Engineering

IIT Delhi PhD Admission 2022: Course Fees

The IIT Delhi offers PhD admission to all those young and talented candidates who wanted to excel in their careers. The fee structure for all Full-Time PhD fellows and Part-Time PhD fellows for the academic year 2022-23 is as follows:-

All Full-time Ph.D. Students

CategoryTuition
Fees
Other
Charges
Hostel Seat Rent*Total Amount
General/OBC/EWS 10000261001325049350
SC/ST/PwD0261001325039350

All Sponsored/Part-time Ph.D. Students

CategoryTuition
Fees
Other
Charges
Hostel Seat Rent*Total Amount
General/OBC/EWS 2500025100050100
SC/ST/PwD025100025100

IIT Delhi PhD Admission 2022: Eligibility Criteria

Candidates looking for the eligibility criteria for IIT PhD Full Time and Part Time can check below the complete eligibility -

TypeEligibility Criteria
Full-Time PhD 
  • M.Tech/M.E./M.D. /M.Sc./MBA/M.A./ M.B.B.S. or equivalent with minimum 60% marks or 6.00 CGPA
  • B.E. /B.Tech or equivalent Degree holder must have minimum 70% marks or 7.00 CGPA 
  • Candidates (Excluding M.Tech/M.E./M.D. / or equivalent) must have qualified any one of the following - GATE/ CSIR/UGC NET/ICAR/ICMR/DST-INSPIRE fellowship
Part-time & Sponsored (full-time) Ph.D Program
  • M.Tech/M.E./M.D. /M.Sc./MBA/M.A./ M.B.B.S. or equivalent Degree holder must have minimum 60% marks or 6.00 CGPA
  • B.E. /B.Tech. or equivalent Degree holder must have a minimum of 70% marks or 7.00 CGPA
  • Employees of PSU or Government Departments Research and Development Organizations or Private Industries are eligible for PhD Part-time and Sponsored (full-time) admission
  • Candidates with B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc./M.A./MBA/MBBS or equivalent degree from a university other than CFTIs/Central Universities must have a minimum of 2 Years of work experience.
  • Candidates with B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc./M.A./MBA/MBBS or equivalent degree from CFTIs/Central Universities or working in IIT Delhi must have a minimum of 1 year of work experience.
IIT Delhi PhD Exemption
  • For part-time candidates outside NCR Delhi, minimum of 6 months is residency required. 
  • SC/ST/PWD Candidates in Full-time mode get a maximum 5% minimum eligibility regiment qualification.
  • GATE / National Exam is waived for B.Tech./B.E./ Integrated M. Tech/ Integrated M. Sc. programs of CFTIs and M.A or M.Sc. graduates from IITs.
  • Such candidates must have a minimum 8.0 CGPA.
Note: 
  • “No Objection Certificate” from the working organization is required for Part-Time candidates.
  • “Sponsorship Certificate” must be submitted by Sponsored (full-time) candidates.

IIT Delhi PhD Admission 2022- Cutoff

Candidates can check below the GATE Cutoff criteria -

  • GATE Cut-off is only applicable for the PhD shortlisting process of the Interview round for Full-time PhD candidates only and not for Part-Time candidates. 
  • The GATE Cut off for General Category candidates required is 300.
  • The GATE Cutoff for SC/ST/ PWD candidates required is a minimum 200 score.

IIT Delhi PhD Admission 2022: Admission Process

The IIT Delhi shortlists candidates on the basis of GATE score or National exam score, academic qualification merit, and work experience (required for part-time and sponsored candidates). The final selection is made on the basis of the interview performance of the candidates.

How to Apply For IIT Delhi PhD Admission?

  • Visit the official website of IIT Delhi or Click Here 
  • Register with a valid Email Id and a strong password 
  • Login with a shared User Id and Password to register Email
  • Fill up the application form with educational qualifications and experience details
  • Upload photographs and signatures in jpg format.
  • Upload documents in PDF format only
  • Fill up all mandatory field
  • Check the button saved detail and ‘Submit’ the form
  • Pay the fee of INR 200 for General/OBC/EWS candidates and INR 50 for SC/ST/PwD candidates.

What Documents Are Required for Application

  • Photograph
  • First and Last Page of Voter ID or Aadhar Card or Passport
  • Pan Card
  • Admission Offer letter
  • Applicable Entrance exam score card
  • The qualifying exam mark sheet and Certificate
  • No Objection Certificate(If applicable)
  • Sponsor Certificate (If applicable)
  • Caste Certificate (If applicable)

IIT Delhi PhD Admission 2022: Financial Assistance 

Candidates who are looking for financial assistance from IIT Delhi can check below:-

  • IIT Delhi offers an Assistantship amount of INR 31000 each month for full-time PhD scholars during the first 2 years of registration. This is offered for Teaching Assistance of 8 hours/week. It can be increased up to INR 35000 Per Month for the next 3 years of registration.
  • Full-time scholars in sponsored project/consultancy projects (In addition to assistantship work) are offered INR 25000 each month by the project PI/CI. 
  • IIT Delhi also offers INR 20000 to candidates for presenting papers abroad at quality academic conferences.
  • Full-time PhD scholars are eligible for additional assistance from the Research Scholar Travel Award (RSTA) with up to INR 1.30 Lakh.

IIT Delhi PhD Admission 2022: Courses Offered

The following courses are offered for PhD scholars at IIT Delhi -

  • Applied Mechanics
  • Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Applied Research in Electronics Chemistry
  • Industrial Tribology
  • Rural Development and Technology
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Civil Engineering
  • Information Technology Polymer Science and Technology
  • Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Instrument Design and Development Centre
  • Telecommunication Technology and Management
  • Biological Sciences
  • Energy Studies Mathematics
  • Textile Technology
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Mechanical Engineering Value Education in Engineering
  • Management Studies
  • Artificial Intelligence

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IIT Delhi PhD Admission FAQs

  • IIT Delhi reserves 15% seats for SC candidates, 7.5% for ST candidates, 27% for Non-Creamy Layer & OBC candidates, 5% for PWD candidates and 10% for EWS candidates. All reserved category candidates must show a Category certificate for the claim.

  • No, IIT Delhi has withdrawn Written-test from the PhD admission process. As per current guidelines released from IIT, Only Online interviews through Video Conferencing will be conducted for selection of candidates.

  • IIT Delhi PhD semester-wise Fees for Full-time scholars is INR 49350. For Part-Time Scholars the semester fee is INR 50100. Those SC/ST/PWD candidates are exempted from the tuition fee.


  • All those candidates who satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria are eligible to apply for admission at IIt Delhi. The performance in interviews also plays an important role in getting admission to IIT Delhi.

  • No. Only online application are invited from the candidates looking for the PhD admission at IIt Delhi.

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