PhD Spring Admissions 2012
admission to full-time / part- time PhD programmes
Applications are invited by Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra from interested candidates for admission to full-time / part- time PhD programmes in the following Departments and Groups:
Departments: Architecture, Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Mechanics, Applied Physics, Bio-Medical Instrumentation, Bio-Technology, Centre of Excellence in Climatology, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Environmental Science & Engineering, Information Technology, Management, Mechanical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical & Polymer Engineering, Production Engineering, Remote Sensing and Space Engineering & Rocketry.
1. Applicant shall possess,
(a) an MPhil / Master’s degree in Technology / Engineering / Pharmacy / Management / Architecture / or equivalent, with a minimum of 60% marks at Master’s level for General candidates (55% in case of:
(i) Full-Time Sponsored candidates with a minimum of three years professional experience, and
(ii) SC / ST candidates or
(b) an MPhil / Master’s Degree in Science / Humanities with a minimum of 55% marks at Master’s level for General candidates (50% in case of Full-Time Sponsored candidates with a minimum of three years professional experience, and SC / ST candidates) or (c) any other discipline approved by the Technical Council of the Institute from time to time.
Applicants with BTech / BE / BSc Engg. / BArch / BPharm / MBBS having a First Class or minimum of 70% marks at Graduation level for General candidates (65% in case of Full-Time Sponsored candidates with a minimum of three years professional experience, and 55% for SC / ST candidates) may also apply.
However, an applicant having professional qualifications such as Associate Member of Institution of Engineers (India) / Aeronautical Society of India or equivalent may be considered for admission to the PhD programme only after he/she completes the ME / MTech programme of any recognized university with a minimum of 60% marks at Master’s level (55% in case of Full-Time Sponsored candidates with a minimum of three years professional experience, and SC / ST candidates).
Candidates must have adequate proficiency in written and spoken English. Foreign nationals, excluding ex-students and faculty / staff members of BIT International Centres, possessing any of the qualification listed above shall be required to clear TOEFL or any other equivalent examination prescribed by the Technical Council of the Institute from time to time to become eligible for admission to the PhD programme.
Eligible candidates must download and print the application form on website: http://bitmesra.ac.in , and send the completed form along with three recent colour photographs (one pasted on the form and two attached by paper clip to the form), with photocopies of all marks sheets and certificates, and a crossed Demand Draft for Rs. 2,500/- (Rs.1,200/- for SC/ST) (non-refundable) in favour of Birla Institute of Technology, payable at Ranchi, in a stout A4 size envelope by Speed post / Registered Post / reliable courier to the office of Dean Admission & Academic Coordination, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi – 835215, positively by 9th January, 2012.
The PhD Entrance Test will be held on 20 January 2012, 9 am to 1 pm at the BIT Campus at Mesra, Ranchi.
For further details, logon to the website: http://bitmesra.ac.in