IIT Gandhinagar releases notification for Start-early PhD fellowship- Semester I 2019-20

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar has invited applications for Start-early PhD fellowship for the Semester I 2019-20. Candidates can earn a PhD degree directly after Bachelor’s degree. The objective of Start-early PhD is to put young undergraduate students from diverse disciplines on the fast-track mode of cutting edge technological research.

Eligibility:  B.Tech. students (Class of 2019) from NITs and other select colleges, who are among the top five rank holders in the department at the end of their third year (One may check with HOD/Director of your college to see if your college is included in the list of select colleges. One may also contact us at academics@iitgn.ac.in to check the eligibility).

B.Tech. students (Class of 2019) from IITs with a CPI/CGPA of not less than 6.0 at the end of their third year.

No GATE qualification requirement.

Fellowship: Rs. 35,000/- per month (with valid GATE score)

Rs. 25,000/- per month (without GATE score)


Earn a PhD degree directly after Bachelor’s degree

Get generous financial support in terms of stipend and travel grants

A fulltime residential researcher (RR) programme

There is no application fee

You need not send the hard-copy of the application form

Admission Procedure: Admission is generally offered on the basis of an interview, which is supplemented by a written test if necessary. The final selection will be mainly based on academic credentials, written test and/or interview.

Key Dates:

Application Form Submission Deadline   –              05 October 2018

Written Test and/or Interview   –              27/28 October 2018

Announcement of List of Selected Candidates   –              November 2018

Joining  –              July 2019

For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, CLICK HERE


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