Latest Updates: NIT Sikkim is inviting the B.Tech students, who have been allotted seats at the institute through JoSSA counselling, to submit the mandatory documents during Online Institute Reporting and Admission 2020-21. The online institute reporting began on November 16, 2020. Read More. Additionally, the students are also required to pay the 1st Semester fees during the online reporting till November 21, 2020. The official notice also states that if any document is not available during the time of online reporting, the student shall submit those documents by January 15, 2021. Also, the GATE exam form correction window is reopened for M.Tech candidates. Read More
|Commencement of Online Reporting Session for B.Tech admissions||November 16, 2020|
|Last Date of Online Reporting||November 21, 2020|
|Last Date to Submit 1st Semester Fees||November 21, 2020|
|Last Date to Submit the remaining documents||January 15, 2020|
|Commencement of Classes||To be notified|
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Sikkim offers full-time and part time Ph.D program for the duration of 2 to 5 years in the field of Engineering and Humanities & Social Science. The course is offered in a total of 8 disciplines.
Candidates who wish to seek admission for the Ph.D program of NIT Sikkim shall fulfill the following eligibility criteria:
The selection criteria for admissions to the Ph.D program of the institute are based on the GATE or NET scores and further Interview and written test.
Dean, Academic Affairs
National Institute of Technology Sikkim
Ravangla, South Sikkim - 737 139
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NIT Sikkim offers full time and part-time Ph.D in the field of Engineering, Humanities & Natural Sciences. Tabulated below are the details of Specializations offered in Ph.D program of NIT Sikkim:
|Department of Engineering||Computer Science and Engineering|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering|
|Department of Basic Sciences and Humanities||Chemistry|
Categories of Admission: Ph.D program at NIT Sikkim is offered in below mentioned three categories:
Course Duration: NIT Sikkim offers a full-time Ph.D program for the duration of two to five years. However, the candidates can be given an additional time of one year at a time for submission of his/her thesis without fellowship. Additionally, the institute also offers a part-time Ph.D. program and the students who have applied for the part-time program can submit their thesis within 7 years.
Prescribed Coursework: The entire Ph.D program of NIT Sikkim is divided into a minimum of 4 semesters of 6 months each.
Course Work: Grades in the course work, including elective courses shall be finalized after a combined assessment by the candidate’s supervisor and the Department / Research Centre.
Comprehensive Examination: After the completion of the course work candidates are required to take the comprehensive examination.
After qualifying the Comprehension examination, students are required to register their Research work. Students are required to present an open seminar related to their Research Work.
Dissertation/ Thesis Submission: After the successful recommendation for the State of Art, students are required to produce a draft dissertation within the prescribed duration.
Degree Award: Students will be awarded the doctoral degree after the successful completion of coursework, the recommendation for the State of Art, Dissertation/ Thesis Submission open seminars, and Final Thesis, as per the standards of the NIT Sikkim.
NIT Sikkim Ph.D Fee Structure: Mentioned below is the detailed fee structure of Ph.D. program for full time and part time scholars offered by NIT Sikkim:
|Semester||Full Time||Part Time|
|1st Semester||Subsequent Semesters||1st Semester||Subsequent Semesters|
|Total Fees for Gen/ OBC Category||INR 17,200||INR 11,600||INR 14,500||INR 9,000|
|Total Fees for SC/ ST Category||INR 9,700||INR 4,100||-||-|
The candidates belonging from SC/ST category will be exempted to pay the tuition fees. Additionally, all students are required to make a Caution Deposit of INR 3,000 during the admission which will be refunded after the completion of the Ph.D program.
NIT Sikkim supports full-time Ph.D students in terms of tuition fees and stipend as long as they maintain good academic standing. In order to get the full financial assistance, a student requires to put in 20 hours of work per week. Fellowship will be as per the Institute/ MHRD norms and may depend on the qualification of the candidate. To qualify for the Institute Fellowship:
National Institute of Technology (NIT) Sikkim invites Ph.D students to apply for a research funded project every year. This year, on February 21, 2020, students were invited for the post under the project titled “Innovative and Sustainable decision support system for drinking water security in Indian Himalayan,” which was sponsored by The National Mission on Himalayan Studies (NMHS) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
Ques. What all documents I need to produce during the Interview process for PhD at NIT Sikkim if I am in the last Semester of my qualifying degree examination?
Ques. Can I apply for more than one Ph.D program offered at NIT Sikkim?
Ques. On what basis do the candidates get selected for the Ph.D Research Program at NIT Sikkim?
Ques. What is the admission procedure of the Ph.D part-time program at NIT Sikkim and also what is its annual fee?
Ques. What are the different disciplines under which NIT Sikkim offers Ph.D. program?
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