IIITDM Jabalpur PhD Admission 2021: Registration Procedure, Eligibility, Courses and More!

By Renuka Miglani|Updated : July 19th, 2021

IIITDM Jabalpur PhD Admission 2021: Indian Institute of Information Technology Design & Manufacturing (IIITDM), Jabalpur, an Institute of National Importance, invites applications for admission to Doctoral Programme for the academic session 2021-22. The PhD Programme is available in the following three major categories: Full Time, Part Time and Direct Admission to PhD after BTech. The candidate can apply for a PhD programme through the official website here. Considering COVID 19 pandemic, the PhD Interview will be conducted via online (zoom) mode. The interview for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted on May 24, 2021, while the final list of selected candidates will be released on May 31, 2021. Scroll down the full article for more information on IIITDM Jabalpur PhD Admission 2021.

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IIITDM Jabalpur PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

Application start dateApril 15, 2021
Last date of application fillingMay 7, 2021
List of shortlisted candidates for the interview roundMay 17, 2021
PhD admission interview dateMay 24, 2021
Announcement of selected candidates for final admissionMay 31, 2021
Last date of fees depositJune 15, 2021
PhD orientationJuly 19, 2021
Commencement of classesAugust 2, 2021

IIITDM Jabalpur PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) Admission 2021 Details

IIITDM, Jabalpur offers PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) degrees mainly in three streams, namely, Engineering, Design, and Natural Science. Among these, three courses are offered in Engineering, one course is offered in Design, and the remaining three courses are offered across Natural Science. 

  • The nature of the PhD program is full-time and is offered for a minimum duration of 2 years.
  • It is a credit-based course.
  • The minimum educational requirement to apply for a PhD program at IIITDM Jabalpur is a Master’s Degree completed with a minimum score of 60%.
  • The final selection is based on entrance scores.

Following are the courses offered across Engineering, Design and Natural Science:

DisciplineCourses Offered
  • PhD in Computer Science and Engineering
  • PhD in Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering
  • PhD in Design
Natural Science
  • PhD in Natural Science (Physics)
  • PhD in Natural Science (Mathematics)
  • PhD in English Literature

IIITDM Jabalpur PhD Admission 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wanted to apply for admission in the PhD program of IIITDM Jabalpur must have passed the minimum eligibility criteria as mentioned below:

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 60% or CPI/CGPA of 6.0 (on the scale of 10.00) in their respective postgraduate qualifying examination. The institute has also set some specified eligibility criteria for admissions to specific PhD specializations. Check below for specific eligibility criteria to get PhD admission in IIITDM Jabalpur.
DisciplineMinimum QualificationOther Essential Requirement
PhD in Computer Science and EngineeringME/ M.Tech in (CS/CSE/IT/CE/CST/CT/ CSA/ or in any CS related Subjects like AI/Software Systems/Computing/Etc.)Qualified GATE in CS
PhD in Electronics and Communication EngineeringME/ M.Tech in (EE/ECE/PC/ICE) or in any EE or ECE related SubjectsQualified GATE in EE/ EC
PhD in Mechanical EngineeringME/ M.Tech in (ME/PI/IPE/AE) or in any ME related SubjectsQualified GATE in ME/ PI/ XE
PhD in DesignMDes/ MTech/ M.ArchQualified GATE/CEED
PhD in Natural Science (Physics and Mathematics)M.Sc/ M.Phil in Physics or Mathematics or relevant areaQualified CSIR/ UGC-JRF. A candidate who has Qualified CSIR/ UGC-NET but does not qualify CSIR/ UGC-JRF will be admitted without an assistantship
PhD in English LiteratureMA/ M.Phil in English Literature 

IIITDM Jabalpur PhD Admission 2021: PhD Categories

IIITDM Jabalpur invites online applications for the PhD admissions, which is offered in the below-mentioned categories:

Full Time:

  • Institute Assistantship (IA)
  • Semi Govt. Fellowship Award (FA) (MeitY, CSIR, DAE, UGC, DBT, DST, NBHM etc.)
  • Sponsored Candidates (SW)


  • Institute Staff (IS) for Institute Staff of IIITDM Jabalpur
  • Project Staff (PS) for Project Staff of IIITDM Jabalpur
  • External candidates that are sponsored by recognized R & D organizations / academic institutions or Industry (EX)
  • Special part-time PhD program for working Professionals

Direct Admission to PhD after BTech:

  • Students who are currently pursuing their final year in any of the Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) will only be eligible to get admission under this category.
  • To be eligible for admission under this category, a candidate needs to have a minimum CPI of at least 8.0 CPI or equivalent (on a scale of 10) at the end of the seventh semester under OPEN and OBC categories. For SC/ST category students, the minimum CPI requirement is set to 7.0. A qualified and valid NET or GATE score is compulsory in this case.
  • Students shall be admitted through the same regular admission criteria as specified for the regular PhD students.

IIITDM Jabalpur PhD Admission 2021: Application Process

Candidates who wish to apply online through the official website of IIITDM Jabalpur can refer here to fill the application form. Read course wise requirements and other instructions available on the official website before filling online application.

Application Fee:

Selection Process:

  • The final Selection for PhD admission will be based on the written test/online Interview. 

Also Read: PhD Admission 2021: Notification, Exam Schedule, Eligibility, Syllabus, Colleges and More

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  • The application process will be closed on May 7th 2021. Interested candidates can fill the application form before the last day

  • The final Selection for PhD admission will be based on the written test/online Interview. 

  • For Gen and OBC candidates Rs, 500/ and for SC/ST category candidates Rs 300/ will be charged

  • The full form of IIITDM is Indian Institute of Information Technology Design & Manufacturing.

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