IIT Kharagpur Phd Admission 2022 Application form, Exam Date, Eligibility

IIT Kharagpur Phd Admission 2022IIT Kharagpur Phd Admission 2022  proffered in all departments/ disciplines of Engineering, Technology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Science, Architecture & Regional Planning, Rural Development, Law and Management. There is a wide variety of disciplines available at IIT Kharagpur that provides a unique environment that aims at fostering core and interdisciplinary research in areas like energy, bioengineering, nanotechnology, medical, and computational sciences. The institute provides facilities for research to the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D). However, the Ph.D degree will be provided on the basis of performance of the candidate in the course work, viva, seminar, the thesis submitted by the candidate along with final viva voce. The thesis should be based on the report of research work (by the discovery of new facts or a new interpretation of the known facts and theory or an independent design and development) or development of a new instrument or technology.

Know about IIT Kharagpur:

  • Establishment year: 1951
  • Another Name: IIT KGP
  • City: Kharagpur
  • Exam Accepted: JEE Main, JEE Advanced

Categories IIT Kharagpur Phd:

  • Regular with Institute Assistantship
  • Ph.D with Individual Fellowship (INSPIRE, UGC NET, etc.)
  • Sponsored PhD
  • Ph.D through sponsored research projects
  • Ph.D. PROGRAMME (Regular, Sponsored, Working Professionals, CSIR/UGC, INSPIRE Fellowship) – Apply Online
  • PhD Programme for Working Professionals

Details about PhD Departments:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Agricultural and Food Engineering
  • Architecture and Regional Planning
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering
  • Geology and Geophysics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture
  • Physics
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IIT Kharagpur Phd 2022 Exam Date:

Events Exam Dates
Start the online application form submission April 2022
Deadline to submit the application form April 2022
Date of Test & Interviews Update soon
Date of admission in the Ph.D. programme Update soon

Eligibility Criteria for IIT Kharagpur Phd Admission 2022:

  • Candidate must have acquired at least 60% marks or a CGPA of 6.5 in 10 point scale in the qualifying examination (A and/or B) in Science /Commerce /Management/ Engineering /Law and/or equivalent
  • Candidate must have acquired at least Minimum 55% marks or a CGPA of 6.0 in 10 point scale in the qualifying examination (A and/or B) in Humanities/Social Science/MBBS degree and/or equivalent.
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Important to Note: CGPA will change into percentage marks if the degree awarding Institute gives marks in CGPA system vice versa. The admission will be entirely based on the CGPA or Percentage of Marks awarded in the transcript.

  • Candidate must have done M.Tech / MS / ME / M.Sc.(Engg.,)
  • Candidate must M. Arch./ MCP (Master of City planning) /MRP (Master of Regional Planning)
  • Candidate must have done M. Phil. (2 years programme)
  • Candidate must have done MBA / PG Diploma in Management of 2-year duration
  • Candidate must have done LLM (2 years programme)
  • Candidate must have done B.Tech. / BE / B.Sc (Engg.)
  • Candidate must have done B.Arch.
  • Candidate must have done M.Sc. / MA  / M. Phil. (1 year program)
  • Candidate must have done MBA / PG Diploma in Management of 2-year duration
  • A degree equivalent to any of the above

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IIT Kharagpur Phd Admission 2022 Application Process:

Go to the official website www.iitkgp.ac.in to apply for IIT Kharagpur PhD Admission 2022. Make sure to fill all the details carefully because there will be no proviso of alteration later.

Documents to be attached with the application form:

  • Original admit card of JEE (Advanced)
  • Class 10th (High School) board certificate/any other certificate as a proof of date of birth
  • Mark sheet and certificate of passing the qualifying examination
  • Copy of Category Certificate (OBC-NCL/SC/ST) and/or EWS certificate(if needed)
  • Copy of Person with Disabilities (PwD) Certificate(if needed)
  • Copy of Passport (for Foreign National) or OCI certificate or PIO cardholder (if needed)
  • Copy of DS Certificate(if needed)
  • Duly completed undertaking form
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Application Fee:

  • Application fee for Unreserved/OBC/EWS/Transgender candidates will be Rs.1000/-, SC/ST/PwD/ Women candidates will pay Rs.500/-
  • Make a payment of the application fee via online mode.

Selection Process:

The admission to the Ph.D. program will be based on the following:

  • Overall Academic Performance
  • Written/Computer Test
  • Interview


The cut off will be released keeping in view the following factors:

  • Number of candidates applied for JEE Advanced
  • Number of candidates appeared for JEE Advanced
  • The difficulty level of JEE Advanced
  • Number of seats available at IIT Kharagpur
  • Category of candidates
  • Previous year cutoff

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