The admission to Ph.D programme for Spring Semester 2023-24 - SUSPENDED

Admission to the Ph.D. Programme for the Autumn Semester: 2023-2024

Online applications are invited for admission to the Ph.D Programme [Regular with Institute Assistantship, Individual Fellowship (i.e. CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE etc.), Sponsored, and Working Professionals] of the Institute in all disciplines of Engineering, Technology, Science, Architecture & Regional Planning, Humanities & Social Sciences, Rural Development, Law, Management and Medicine. Admission of reserved-category candidates will be done as per Government of India notification.

Candidates should read carefully the eligibility criteria as available in the Information Brochure before applying for the programme. Since all the applications will be screened/shortlisted on the basis of data submitted by the candidates in the ?online application form?, the candidates must satisfy themselves of the suitability for the programme to which they are applying. If at any stage, it is found that candidates have furnished false or wrong data/information, their candidature/admission will be rejected/cancelled.

Application once submitted successfully cannot be altered/resubmitted under any circumstances. Further, no request with respect to making changes in any data/particulars entered by the candidate in the Online Application will be entertained. Therefore, please keep all data/information ready before you start filling up the Application Online.Please note that a candidate should submit only one application. Duplicate applications will be summarily rejected and no refund will be processed.

Applicants are required to apply through online only. Application fee (Non-refundable) is Rs.1000/- for Unreserved/OBC/EWS/Transgender candidates and Rs.500/- for SC/ST/PwD/Women candidates.

  • Click here to download the format of OBC-NCL certificate.
  • Click here to download the format of Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) certificate.
  • Click here to download the format of sponsorship certificate.
  • Click here to download the format of NOC for working professional.

Applicants are advised to visit the concerned Department/Centre/School Webpage for more details about research areas. They must also read Information Brochure for Ph.D. Admission of the Institute for ELIGIBILITY and other details.

Commencement of Online application form submission March 01, 2023
Website closure for submission of online application form March 31, 2023
Last date for receipt of hard copy of completed application (for Ph.D through Project category only) at the Academic (PGS&R) Section April 05, 2023
Written Test and Interview to be conducted in the respective Departments/Centres/Schools (for shortlisted candidates only) May 02, 2023 to May 12, 2023
Date of admission July 14, 2023 or July 21, 2023 (Tentative)


STEP-I : Fill in the ONLINE application form

Register with Your Email Id and Login. FILL in the appropriate data. Please note that you have to upload your testimonials wherever it is required to validate your information along with your digital photograph and signature.

STEP-II : Make PAYMENT and SUBMIT Application

Payment of application fee has to be made through online payment gateway only.


After final submission of your online application, you will be able to generate your online application printed with your specific details/data. This application printout may be retained with you for future requirement.

Please note that you NEED NOT SEND the application by post. Your application will be considered on the basis of your final submission through online. You can check submission, shortlisting, selection and other application related status from Application Status menu. You should remember your login id and password for the same.

N.B. The candidates shortlisted for test & interview will be informed through system generated email only. Their names may be notified in the webpage. However, candidates can see their status on portal by login and can download the Written Test/Interview letter, if shortlisted.

For queries you can send an email to: asregpgr@adm.iitkgp.ac.in

Application for Admission to Ph.D. Programme[Regularwith Institute Assistantship, Individual Fellowship (i.e. CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE etc.), and Sponsored] for AUTUMN SEMESTER : 2023-2024 Apply Online

Application for Admission to Ph.D. Programme[Working Professionals] for AUTUMN SEMESTER : 2023-2024 Apply Online

Guidelines for PhD Program for Working Professionals with Minimum Residential Requirements