Ph.D. Admission – July 2022 (Autumn Semester, AY-2022-23)
Applications are invited for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme, starting in July
2022 in the following Departments. The areas of research in IIT Patna are as follows:
APPLICATION PROCEDURE (go through it very carefully):
Firstly, application fee must be paid before proceeding for online application. The details of application
fee are given below:
Category Male Female
GEN/EWS/OBC-NCL Rs 300/- Rs 150/-
SC/ST/PwD Rs 150/- Rs 150/-
The application fee should be paid online through SBI Collect. Application fee shall not be refunded.
Link for payment: https://www.onlinesbi.com/sbicollect/icollecthome.htm?corpID=595859
After the payment, a reference/journal number will be generated, which must be mentioned in the
application form and the printed e-receipt of payment must be preserved carefully.
Only after the above step and noting down reference/journal number generated through payment,
candidates are required to use the following link to fill and submit application form online. Please read
complete advertisement very carefully before applying online. To avoid internet congestion,
candidates are advised not to wait for the last date of application.
Link for online application (should be accessed after payment):
After successful online application, candidates shall receive application details to the registered email
Candidates, applying for more than one department, must submit a separate application with
separate fee- payment. Fresh fee payment is required for each application.
The candidates are required to take printout of the application details received in email after
submitting online application. This printout along with self-attested copies of mark sheets &
certificates (from class X to highest degree obtained/appeared), caste certificate (if applicable),
GATE /NET/Relevant certificate related to any fellowship, experience certificate, other
testimonials (both sides), and printed e-receipt of online payment must be produced on the day
of test/interview, failing which the candidature is liable to be rejected.
If any of the prescribed documents (as mentioned above) is not produced on the day of test/interview,
then attending test/interview may not be allowed.
Please note that depending upon the situation, above documents can be asked any time before the day
Candidates are NOT required to send application by post.
No call letter will be sent by post. The candidates must check email and website regularly for
important information. On the day of test/interview, a candidate must produce his/her valid
original Identity card.
The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for test/interview, based on
performance in GATE/NET, grades/marks in the qualifying examination, shortlisting criteria etc and
merely fulfilling minimum eligibility criteria does not guarantee call for test/interview.
Start Date of On-line Application: 29.03.2022
Last Date of On-line Application: 20.04.2022
Important: – One should not drop /leave the programme before course completion. Selected
candidates shall have to submit an undertaking/declaration at the time of admission for
refunding fellowship/assistantship drawn from the institute in case of resignation from the