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Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) Pune Ph.D. Admissions 2020: Dates, Eligibility, Forms, Fees

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Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune offers research programs in various disciplines leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

DIAT offers PhD degree programmes in the following disciplines:

Aerospace EngineeringComputer Science EngineeringElectronics and Communication Engineering
Material EngineeringMechanical EngineeringTechnology Management
Applied PhysicsApplied MathematicsApplied Chemistry

Admission to the PhD degree programmes will be based on the performance of the candidate in the entrance exam conducted by the university.

The university offers admission to PhD degree programmes in both the full-time and the part-time courses.

The application form can be downloaded from the university’s official website- https://diat.ac.in/

The candidate has to pay INR 500/- (250/- for SC/ST) as submission fee.

Read about DIAT Courses & Fee

Eligibility Criteria

The PhD aspirant applying for the full-time degree program must possess the following qualifications:

For Engineering and Science

  • Master’s degree in Technology/Engineering or equivalent for a PhD in Engineering; or
  • Master’s degree in Science or equivalent for a PhD in Science; or
  • B.E. / B.Tech with 10 years of research/industrial experience for PhD in Engineering / Science (this category is only for sponsored candidates)

For Dept. of Technology Management:

  • MBA/MMS/PGDM/ M.Sc/ME/M.Tech; or
  • BE/B.Tech with 10 years of research / Industrial experience: or
  • M.Phil (Defence and Strategy Studies)

General Eligibility

  • The candidate must have cleared any of the above-mentioned qualifying exams with an aggregate score of 55% or equivalent CGPA
  • A relaxation of 5% will be provided to the SC/ST candidates.
  • The candidate must not be older than the age of 30. (Relaxation will be provided to SC/ST as per the rules set by the Government of India)

The candidate must have qualified in a national level test such as CSIR/UGC NET, Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE), State Level Eligibility Test, accredited by UGC, Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship, NBHM etc.

For part-time PhD aspirants (without scholarship):

  • The candidate must have cleared any of the above-mentioned qualifying exams with an aggregate score of 55% or equivalent CGPA.
  • The candidate must be a permanent teacher of the institute with a minimum of 4 years of service.
  • Must One be a JRF/SRF registered in DRDO Laboratories, and sponsored by the respective Laboratories.

The candidate should be part of the Project staff (JRF/SRF/PA) working under sponsored projects subject to fulfil the criteria. If the R&D project funding is over then, the institute funding of stipend will be given subject to qualifying GATE/NET/SLET (scholarship) examination.

Selection Process

Admission to PhD will be based on the performance in the entrance exam (written test) conducted by the department concerned followed by a personal interview.

For the purpose of shortlisting, the screening committee will decide the cut-off based on the score secured by the candidate.

The list of short-listed candidates will be made available on the university’s website.

Selected candidates for the PhD programmes under DRDO Sponsored Category will be required to pay Semester Fee of INR 50,000/- per semester, payable immediately on joining.

Selected candidates for the PhD programmes under Self-Sponsored Category will be required to pay INR.15,000/- (10,000/- SC & ST) per semester.

A caution deposit of Rs.10,000/-.will be required immediately on joining.

How to apply?

  • One can apply online through the official website.
  • The application fee of INR 500/- can either be paid online or through DD.
  • Women candidates and SC/ST candidates have to pay INR 250/- as registration fees.
  • The application has to be uploaded as per the instructions provided on the website.

One should take a print out of the application acknowledgement after the upload.

The acknowledgement slip along with the DD/fee slip and the copies of self-attested mark-sheets and certificates has to be forwarded in a sealed envelope to the following address:

The Deputy Registrar (Academics),

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology,

Pune 411025

The envelope should be super scribed with the name of the PhD program.

Candidates seeking admission to more than one Department need to apply separately.

The application will be processed only on receipt of the acknowledgement with DD.

Reservation Criteria

The university shall implement the reservation policy in PhD admissions in accordance with the relevant act of Parliament being in-force from the time.

Contact Details

Office of the Registrar,

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, (Deemed University)

Girinagar, Pune 411025

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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2 Comments
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Atluri Varshith

what are the various entrance tests that a B.Tech student can write to get into DIAT or institute of armament technology?

20 Jul, 2019 16:30
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Risha Sinha

Hi Atluri, qualifying GATE will be enough for admission in the post-graduation course offered by DIAT.

23 Jul, 2019 17:42
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Risha Sinha

Hi Atluri, qualifying GATE will be enough for admission in the post-graduation course offered by DIAT.

23 Jul, 2019 17:43
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komal mohan dande

Is their m.tech in food tech course

21 Mar, 2017 11:25
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sangeeta rawat

Hello Komal, To know about the M.tech branches please contact on 020-24304021.

29 Jul, 2017 14:28

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