IIT Delhi PhD Admission 2022: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi is one of the Twenty Three IITs made to be Centres of Excellence for preparing, innovative work in science, designing, and innovation in India. Set up as College of Engineering in 1961, the Institute was later proclaimed as an Institution of National Importance under the “Organizations of Technology (Amendment) Act, 1963” and was renamed as “Indian Institute of Technology Delhi”. It was then concurred the status of a Deemed University with forces to choose its own scholastic arrangement, to lead its own assessments, and to grant its own degrees.


IIT Delhi PhD- Latest Updates:

  • March 11, 2022: IIT Delhi Ph.D. application process will begin March 14 onwards. The last date of application is April 11. Check official notification

IIT Delhi will begin the Ph.D. application process from March 14 onwards for the July 2022 session. The candidates will be able to fill out the application forms by April 11. The further dates for the complete admission process will be announced soon. The list of shortlisted candidates on the basis of applications submitted will be declared in the last week of April, 2022.

IIT Delhi Ph.D Key Details

  • Due to Covid Scenario, IIT Delhi Senate is expected to conduct online interview for Ph.D admission 2022. The online Interview will be conducted through Videoconferencing.
  • IIT Delhi will declare shortlisting criteria for the Online interview round based on GATE score/another applicable test, Work experience(Part-time mode).
  • IIT Delhi Ph.D GATE cut off for Reserved category Candidates is 200 score. Such candidates also offered maximum 5% relaxation.
  • IIT Delhi offers Ph.D Scholars Financial assistance of INR 31000 Per Month during First two registered years. 

IIT Delhi Ph.D Admission Dates 2022

Commencement of online applicationMarch 14, 2022
Application DeadlineApril 11, 2022
Written Test/InterviewMay 16 – June 24, 2022
Orientation and registration of new studentsTo be notifed
Commencement of ClassesTo be notified

IIT Delhi Ph.D Fees 

IIT Delhi Ph.D Payable Fee as per Fee structure of 2022 as follows:

  • The total payable fee for Full time Ph.D program is INR 31950 (Including Tuition fees, Hostel Seat Rent & Amenity Charges and other charges). 
  • The total payable fee for Part Time Ph.D program is INR 24950 (Including Tuition fees and other charges.
  • For SC/ST/PWD candidates, IIT Delhi offers 100% exemption from Tuition fee. Check IIT Delhi Course & Fees

IIT Delhi PhD Eligibility

Full Time Ph.D Program:

  • M.Tech/M.E./M.D. /M.Sc./MBA/M.A./ M.B.B.S. or equivalent Degree holder must have minimum 60% marks or 6.00 CGPA on a 10-point scale.
  • B.E. /B. Tech or equivalent Degree holder must have a minimum of 70% marks or 7.00 CGPA on a 10-point scale. 
  • Candidates (Excluding M.Tech/M.E./M.D. / or equivalent) must have qualified GATE/ CSIR/UGC NET/ICAR/ICMR/DST-INSPIRE fellowship.

Part-time and Sponsored (full-time) Ph.D. Program:

  • M.Tech/M.E./M.D. /M.Sc./MBA/M.A./ M.B.B.S. or equivalent Degree holder must have minimum 60% marks or 6.00 CGPA on a 10-point scale.
  • B.E. /B.Tech. or equivalent Degree holder must have minimum 70% marks or 7.00 CGPA on a 10-point scale. 
  • Employees of Public Sector Undertakings or Government Departments or Research and Development Organizations or Private Industries are eligible for Ph.D Part time and Sponsored (full-time) admission
  • Candidates with B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc./M.A./MBA/MBBSor equivalent degree from university other than CFTIs/Central Universities must have a minimum 2 Years of work experience.
  • Candidates with B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc./M.A./MBA/MBBSor equivalent degree from CFTIs/Central Universities or working in IIT Delhi must have minimum 1 year of work experience.

IIT Delhi Ph.D Exemption

  • For part time candidates outside NCR Delhi, minimum 6 months is residency required. 
  • SC/ST/PWD Candidates in Full time mode get maximum 5% minimum eligibility reuimqnrt qualification.
  • GATE / National Exam is waived for B.Tech./B.E./ Integrated M. Tech/ Integrated M. Sc. programmes of CFTIs and M.A or M.Sc. graduates from IITs.
  • Such candidates must have a minimum 8.0 CGPA.


  • “No Objection Certificate” from the working organisation required for Part Time candidates.
  • “Sponsorship Certificate” must be submitted by Sponsored (full-time) candidates.

IIT Delhi Ph.D GATE Cut off 2022

  • GATE Cut off is only applicable for the shortlisting process of Interview round for Full time Ph.D candidates. 
  • GATE Cut off for General Category candidates is 300.
  • For SC/ST/ PWD candidates, it is a minimum 200 score.

Check IIT Delhi Cut off

IIT Delhi Ph.D Admission Process & Criteria for 2022

  • IIT Delhi shortlist candidates for Online Interview round based on GATE or National exam score, academic qualification merit and work experience (for part time and sponsored candidate).
  • Final selection is based on the Interview performance of the candidates.

How to Apply?

  • Visit IIT Delhi Ph.D admission portal
  • Register with valid Email Id 
  • Login with shared User Id and Password in register Email
  • Fill up application form with experience and qualification details
  • Upload photographs less than 500 KB in jpg format.
  • Upload documents in PDF format
  • Fill up all mandatory field
  • Check saved detail and ‘Submit’ the form
  • Pay application fee of INR 200 for General/OBC/EWS and INR 50 for SC/ST/PwD

Note: Form is not editable once submitted.

Documents Required:

  • Photograph
  • First and Last Page of Voter ID/ Aadhar Card/Passport
  • Pan Card
  • Admission Offer letter
  • Applicable Entrance exam score card
  • Qualifying exam marksheet and Certificate
  • No Objection Certificate(If applicable)
  • Sponsor Certificate (If applicable)
  • Caste Certificate (If applicable)

IIT Delhi Ph.D Financial Assistance 

  • IIT Delhi offers Assistantship amount of INR 31000 Per Month for full time scholars during first 2 years of registration. This is offered for Teaching Assistance of 8 hours per week. It is increased upto INR 35000 Per Month for next 3 years of registration.
  • Full time scholars in sponsored project/consultancy project (Addition to assistantship work) are offered INR 25000 Per month by the project PI/CI. Untaken only after consent of the supervisor of the scholars.
  • IIT Delhi offers INR 20000 for presenting papers abroad at quality academic conferences.
  • Full time scholars are eligible for additional assistance of Research Scholar Travel Award (RSTA) with INR 1.30 Lakh.

IIT Delhi Ph.D Course Details

Ph.D program of IIT delhi is offered in three distinct modes i.e Full time, Part Time, and Sponsored Full Time. Scholars are allowed to complete within minimum course duration.

  • For M.Tech or equivalent qualified candidates, the minimum duration of course is 2 years.
  • For B.Tech. or equivalent qualified candidates, the minimum duration is 3 years.
  • The Maximum duration of final submission of Thesis is 7 Years.
  • Pre-Ph.D Coursework reuiqrembnt for B.Tech./ M.Sc./ M.A.or equivalent degree is minimum 12 credits with minimum 7.5 GPA.
  • For M.tech or equivalent degree scholars, the minimum credits required is 6 with minimum 7.5 GPA.

IIT Delhi offer Ph.D program in 21 specializations

  1. Applied Mechanics
  2. Biomedical Engineering Chemical Engineering
  3. Physics 
  4. Applied Research in Electronics Chemistry
  5. Industrial Tribology
  6. Rural Development and Technology
  7. Atmospheric Sciences
  8. Civil Engineering
  9. Information Technology Polymer Science and Technology
  10. Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology
  11. Electrical Engineering
  12. Instrument Design and Development Centre
  13. Telecommunication Technology and Management
  14. Biological Sciences
  15. Energy Studies Mathematics
  16. Textile Technology
  17. Computer Science and Engineering
  18. Humanities and Social Sciences
  19. Mechanical Engineering Value Education in Engineering
  20. Management Studies
  21. Artificial Intelligence

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