IIT Indore welcomes and accepts applications for admission to Ph.D. programme throughout the year. IIT Indore is looking for highly motivated and dedicated research scholars for the Ph.D. programmes. In general, students selected for Ph.D. programme undergo course-work during first two semesters before actually starting their individual doctoral research work. During these two semesters, students get an opportunity to acquaint themselves with the research activities of faculty members and select a suitable individual research supervisor.
All the PhD students are required to do course work. The minimum and maximum number of courses and credits for the different categories will be as follows.
In addition to the course requirements mentioned below, each PhD student has to do a compulsory course in English Communication Skills (pass or no pass course) within its first year of joining the PhD program.
Category I : PhD students with MTech/ME/MPhil Or equivalent qualification shall do 2-3 PhD level courses of at least 3 credits each and 1 PhD seminar course of at least 2 credits.
Minimum number of courses will be 2 PhD level courses and one PhD seminar course. It shall normally be completed within one semester from the date of joining.
Category II : PhD students having MSc/MA/MCom/MBA/BTech/BE or equivalent qualification shall do 5-7 courses of at least 3 credits each and 1-2 PhD Seminar courses of at least 2 credits each.
Minimum number of courses will be 5 PhD level courses and one PhD seminar course. It shall normally be completed within the first two semesters from the date of joining.