PhD Admission 2014

 

Click here for the current round of Rolling admissions - Dec'14.

Applications for PhD July 2014 session are now closed. 

 

List of Selected Candidates for PhD 2014 Admission :



PID Name Area
P14-5330130F1927B Rohit Keshari CSE
P14-53108AF160030 Akshay Agarwal CSE
P14-53305BB1EBD20 Deepika Yadav CSE
P14-53308450941BA Arjit Sachdeva CSE
P14-53188A6609A56 Anirban Sen CSE
P14-532BC0C7415D4 Himanshu Buckchash CSE
P14-5309A7BEB6D7D Rupal Sethi CSE
P14-5308F9EFB3CF8 Lokender Tiwari CSE
     
P14-53175A616C5A3 Sreya Mukherjee ECE
P14-531621D2D4D9A Prakhar Chatterjee ECE
P14-531616A2124A9 Akshay Jain ECE
P14-5316080E5A761 Tanya Shreedhar ECE
P14-530B12230B32C Parag Aggarwal ECE
P14-532932EA27408 Syed Shameem Ahmad ECE
P14-5317C031CAA88 Dhananjay Kimothi ECE
P14-5313075564E80 Gourav Chaturvedi ECE
P14-532D89715835A Ambuj Mehrish ECE
P14-532577F3687F6 Santhos Kumar A ECE
P14-530B0F5DE4758 Shiju ECE
     
     
Provisional Candidates (subject to further evaluation)
     
P14-533135E1E1C1B Gourav Modanwal ECE

 

entry to global research ecosystem best practices from top universities across world
attractive stipend  and support collaborative program with international partners

 

Areas

IIIT-Delhi invites applications for admission in PhD (CSE) & PhD (ECE) (full-time only) in the following research areas:

PhD (CSE) areas PhD (ECE) areas
  • Control and Rootics
  • Computer Architecture and Systems Design
  • Electromagnetics
  • Embedded and VLSI systems design
  • Machine Learning and Computer Vision
  • RF and mixed signal electronics
  • Signal and Image Processing
  • Wireless Communication
  • Wireless Networks

Important Dates

  • Online application form start on - February 15, 2014
  • Last date of online application - March 25, 2014 5PM (extended deadline) 
  • Last date to receive demand draft - March 27, 2014 5PM
  • Announcement of shortlisted candidates - March 30, 2104
  • PhD admission exam & result - April 5, 2014
  • PhD admission result announcement - April 7, 2014

  • Fresh B.Tech. graduates with research aptitude are strongly encouraged to apply. GATE score is not mandatory.
  • Students who wish to have a global exposure may enroll in the collaborative PhD program with selected partner groups/institutes across the world. Students are also eligible for IIIT-Delhi Overseas Research Fellowship under this program (details).
  • Industry / employed persons have an option to pursue a sponsored full-time PhD program (details).
  • IIIT-Delhi provides relaxation to SC/ST, PH and CW category candidates (details).
  • For the full details of the PhD program and requirements for its successful completion, please refer to this page.
  • For full details of the application process, click CSE / ECE. For eligibility information see below.
  • More than 65 PhD scholars. Many with fellowships from Prime Minister’s fellowship scheme, IBM, Microsoft, TCS.
  • Highly prolific faculty. Collaborations with leading international research groups.
  • All PhD scholars eligible for Overseas Research Fellowship.
  • Attractive stipend of Rs 22,000/- per month in the first year and up to Rs 25,000/- after the 2nd Year. Financial support to present papers in top international conferences.

 

Eligibility: IIIT-Delhi is looking for candidates who have solid foundations in CS/ECE/Maths (including good programming expertise in relevant domain), and interest in pursuing research in one of the above mentioned areas. GATE/GRE scores are optional. Specific eligibility criteria are given below.

For CSE/ECE students

  • BTech / BE / MTech / MS / ME in CS / IT / ECE / EE
    • CGPA at least 7.5 on a scale of 10 (or equivalent). If your institute does not provide CGPA in the transcript, then at least 70% marks is required to be eligible.
    • MCA/MSc(CS/IT/ECE/EE and allied ares) degree is considered equivalent to the BTech/BE degree. Such students are also eligible to apply with the condition that they have BSc in Computer Science or BSc in any other subject with Mathematics as one of the courses. The marks requirement is same as that given above for BTech/BE degrees.
  • MSc in Mathematics is also eligible for PhD in CS/ECE who meets the following requirements:
    • At least 70% marks in both B.Sc and M.Sc.
    • Strong inclination towards CS/ECE.

Requirements may be relaxed for exceptional candidates with publications/ R&D/software development experience in their area of interest or those from institutes of national and international repute.

Contact: For general queries, please refer to the frequently asked questions. For other information, you may contact us through email at phd-admissionsiiitd.ac.in. Limited support over IVRS is provided at the phone number 011-26907500 (no further support will be provided over telephone).

Please do not email us with your resume/C.V - application will be entirely online only through this website.

Please check this page for future announcements and more information. 

Last date to submit online application: March 25, 2014

 


Application and Admission Procedure- PhD (CSE)

How to Apply

  1. Fill up the online application form. (Apply - now closed)
    Last date of application -  25th March, 2014
  2. Pay the PhD application processing fee Rs.350/- online  OR  Please send a demand draft of Rs.350/-  in favour of “IIIT-Delhi Collection Account” payable at "Delhi" to the following address:

    Assistant Manager (Academics)
    A-107, Academics Building, IIIT-Delhi
    Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase-3
    New Delhi - 110020

  3. In case of DD, Please mention your name, application number and name of PhD program at the back of the demand draft. The draft should reach IIIT-Delhi latest by March 27, 5:00PM; otherwise your application might be rejected without screening.
  4. In case of online payment, Date & Transaction ID  has to be copied verbatim into the form, so please note it down after online payment for your reference.
  5. The candidates will be screened based on the information provided in the online application form.

Entrance Test

  • The shortlisted candidates will have to appear in a written test and an interview (if shortlisted after the programming test) at IIIT-Delhi on April 5th, 2014.
    • Venue: IIIT-Delhi
      • Reporting date: April 5th, 2014 (Saturday)
      • Registration time: 7:30 A.M.
      • Following is the tentative schedule for the rest of the day.
      • Breakfast: 8-8:30 A.M. (only for candidates)
      • Written test starts: 9:00 A.M.
      • Lunch: 12:30 P.M. (only for candidates)
      • Interview (for selected candidates): 02:00 P.M.
  • Documents: Shortlisted candidates MUST bring with them the following documents for the purpose of verification of facts furnished in the application form.

1.      One recent passport size photograph

2.      Original mark sheets, degree and certificates (including X, XII, undergraduate, etc.)

3.      Proof of date of birth and photo identification

4.      Copies of all publications (if any)

5.      GATE/GRE/TOEFL/other score card (if any)

6.      Original copies of awards

7.      Sponsoring Certificate (for sponsored candidates)

8.      Any other document (in original form) that you have mentioned in the application form

You must bring with you COPIES of the above documents without fail. In case your last semester exam is not yet over or the results have not yet been declared, you should bring mark sheets / grade cards of all the previous semesters whose results have been declared.

Written Test

  • Written test: The written test will have two sections (Part A and B) as described below. The questions will be on standard B.Tech. level concepts (MSc for non CS/IT areas). Syllabus for the test is given below. The questions may be a mixture of multiple choice, fill in the blanks, one-two line answers, and similar short answers. They will not require long descriptive answers. Use of calculators and similar computing devices will not be permitted.
    • Part-A is compulsory. This section will have questions from discrete maths, data structures, algorithms and programming concepts.
      • Syllabus:
        Sets, Relations, Boolean Algebra, Combinatorics, Summation, Asymptotic notation, Recurrences, Basic data structures (arrays, linked-list, stacks, queues), Trees, Graphs, Sorting, Graph algorithms, Dynamic programming, Divide and conquer, Heaps, Hash tables, Basic programming concepts.
    • In Part-B, candidates need to choose ANY ONE from the following 5 subsections. The candidate will have to specify their choice during registration ON THE MORNING of the test.

1.      Linear algebra, probability, statistics, logic.

§  Syllabus:
Mathematical Logic: Propositional Logic; First Order Logic.
Probability: Conditional Probability; Mean, Median, Mode and Standard Deviation; Bayes Theorem, Random Variables; Distributions; uniform, normal, exponential, Poisson, Binomial.
Probability & Statistics: Probability space, conditional probability, Bayes theorem, independence, Random variables, joint and conditional distributions, standard probability distributions and their properties, expectation, conditional expectation, moments; Weak and strong law of large numbers, central limit theorem; Mean, Median, Mode and Variance, Testing of hypotheses, Distributions; uniform, normal, exponential, Poisson, Binomial.
Linear Algebra: Algebra of matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations, Eigen values and Eigen vectors.

2.      Computer networks, operating systems

§  Syllabus:
Computer Networks: ISO/OSI stack, LAN technologies (Ethernet, Token ring), Flow and error control techniques, Routing algorithms, Congestion control, TCP/UDP and sockets, IP(v4), Application layer protocols (icmp, dns, smtp, pop, ftp, http); Basic concepts of hubs, switches, gateways, and routers. Network security  basic concepts of public key and private key cryptography, digital signature, firewalls.
Operating System: Processes, Threads, Inter-process communication, Concurrency, Synchronization, Deadlock, CPU scheduling, Memory management and virtual memory, File systems, I/O systems, Protection and security.

3.      Databases and software engineering

§  Syllabus:
Databases: ER-model, Relational model (relational algebra, tuple calculus), Database design (integrity constraints, normal forms), Query languages (SQL), File structures (sequential files, indexing, B and B+ trees), Transactions and concurrency control.
Information Systems and Software Engineering: information gathering, requirement and feasibility analysis, data flow diagrams, process specifications, input/output design, process life cycle, planning and managing the project, design, coding, testing, implementation, maintenance.

4.      Computer hardware

§  Syllabus:
Digital Logic: Logic functions, Minimization, Design and synthesis of combinational and sequential circuits; Number representation and computer arithmetic (fixed and floating point).
Computer Organization and Architecture: Machine instructions and addressing modes, ALU and data-path, CPU control design, Memory interface, I/O interface (Interrupt and DMA mode), Instruction pipelining, Cache and main memory, Secondary storage.

5.      Artificial intelligence, machine learning and image processing

§  Syllabus:
Image understanding and representation, Image transformations, Filtering, noise removal, Edge detection, Color image processing, and transformations, Decision tree, and Bayes classification.

Programming Test: There will be a separate programming test for CSE applicants.

Allowed programming languages for test: C / C++ / C# / Java

Interview

  • Shortlisted candidates (after the written/programming tests) will be interviewed on the same day.
  • A final shortlist, based on the performance in the tests and the interview will be the final list of admitted candidates.
  • All admission decisions (i.e. screening, shortlisting, and selection) made by the IIIT-D PhD Admission Committee will be final.

Application and Admission Procedure- PhD (ECE)

How to Apply

  1. Fill up the online application form. (Apply - now closed)
    Last date of application -  25th March, 2014
  2. Pay the PhD application processing fee Rs.350/- online  OR  Please send a demand draft of Rs.350/-  in favour of “IIIT-Delhi Collection Account” payable at "Delhi" to the following address:

    Assistant Manager (Academics)
    A-107, Academics Building, IIIT-Delhi
    Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase-3
    New Delhi - 110020

  3. In case of DD, Please mention your name, application number and name of PhD program at the back of the demand draft. The draft should reach IIIT-Delhi latest by March 27, 5:00PM; otherwise your application might be rejected without screening.
  4. In case of online payment, Date & Transaction ID  has to be copied verbatim into the form, so please note it down after online payment for your reference.
  5. The candidates will be screened based on the information provided in the online application form.

Entrance Test

  • The shortlisted candidates will have to appear in a written test and an interview (if shortlisted after the written test) at IIIT-Delhi on April 5th, 2014.
    • Venue: IIIT-Delhi
      • Reporting date: April 5th, 2014 (Saturday)
      • Registration time: 7:30 A.M.
      • Following is the tentative schedule for the rest of the day.
      • Breakfast: 8-8:30 A.M. (only for candidates)
      • Written test starts: 9:00 A.M.
      • Lunch: 12:30 P.M. (only for candidates)
      • Interview (for selected candidates): 02:00 P.M.
  • Documents: Shortlisted candidates MUST bring with them the following documents for the purpose of verification of facts furnished in the application form.

1.      One recent passport size photograph

2.      Original mark sheets, degree and certificates (including X, XII, undergraduate, etc.)

3.      Proof of date of birth and photo identification

4.      Copies of all publications (if any)

5.      GATE/GRE/TOEFL/other score card (if any)

6.      Original copies of awards

7.      Sponsoring Certificate (for sponsored candidates)

8.      Any other document (in original form) that you have mentioned in the application form

You must bring with you COPIES of the above documents without fail. In case your last semester exam is not yet over or the results have not yet been declared, you should bring mark sheets / grade cards of all the previous semesters whose results have been declared.

Written Test

  • Written test: The written test will have two sections (Part A and B) as described below. The questions will be on standard B.Tech. level concepts. Syllabus for the test is given below.The questions may be a mixture of multiple choice, fill in the blanks, one-two line answers, and similar short answers. They will not require long descriptive answers. Use of calculators and similar computing devices will not be permitted.
    • Part-A is compulsory. This section will have questions from circuit theory, calculus and probability.
      • Syllabus: 
        Calculus: Mean value theorems, Theorems of integral calculus, Maxima and minima, First order differential equation (linear and nonlinear), Initial and boundary value problems
        Probability: Conditional probability, Random variables, Discrete and continuous distributions, Poisson, Normal and Binomial distribution, Circuits: Thevenin and Norton's maximum power transfer, Wye-Delta transformation. Time domain analysis of simple RLC circuits, Solution of network equations using Laplace transform: frequency domain analysis of RLC circuits.
    • In Part-B, candidates need to choose ANY ONE from the following 4 subsections. The candidate will have to specify their choice during registration on the morning of the test.

1.      Digital Circuits.

§  Syllabus:
Boolean algebra, minimization of Boolean functions; logic gates; digital IC families (DTL, TTL, ECL, MOS, CMOS). Combinatorial circuits: arithmetic circuits, multiplexers, decoders, PROMs and PLAs. Sequential circuits: latches and flip-flops, counters and shift-registers. Sample and hold circuits, ADCs, DACs. Semiconductor memories. Microprocessor: architecture, programming, memory and I/O interfacing.

2.      Signals and Systems.

§  Syllabus:
Definitions and properties of Laplace transform, continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier series, continuous-time and discrete-time Fourier Transform, DFT and FFT, z-transform. Sampling theorem. Linear Time-Invariant (LTI) Systems: definitions and properties; causality, stability, impulse response, convolution, poles and zeros, parallel and cascade structure, frequency response, group delay, phase delay. Signal transmission through LTI systems.

3.      Analog Circuits

§  Syllabus:
Analog Circuits: Small Signal Equivalent circuits of diodes, BJTs, MOSFETs and analog CMOS. Simple diode circuits, clipping, clamping, rectifier. Biasing and bias stability of transistor and FET amplifiers. Amplifiers: single-and multi-stage, differential and operational, feedback, and power. Frequency response of amplifiers. Simple op-amp circuits. Filters. Sinusoidal oscillators; criterion for oscillation; single-transistor and op-amp configurations. Function generators and wave-shaping circuits, 555 Timers. Power supplies.

4.      Communication Systems

§  Syllabus:
Random signals and noise: probability, random variables, probability density function, autocorrelation, power spectral density. Analog communication systems: amplitude and angle modulation and demodulation systems, spectral analysis of these operations, signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) calculations for amplitude modulation (AM) and frequency modulation (FM) for low noise conditions.Digital communication systems: pulse code modulation (PCM), differential pulse code modulation (DPCM), digital modulation schemes: amplitude, phase and frequency shift keying schemes (ASK, PSK, FSK), matched filter receivers, bandwidth consideration and probability of error calculations for these schemes. Basics of TDMA, FDMA and CDMA and GSM.                                                              

Interview

  • Shortlisted candidates (after the written test) will be interviewed on the same day.
  • Apart from general problem solving questions, interview MAY also involve writing small code in C, Verilog/VHDL or microcontroller programming.
  • A final shortlist, based on the performance in the tests and the interview, will be the final list of admitted candidates.
  • All admission decisions (i.e. screening, shortlisting, and selection) made by the IIIT-D PhD Admission Committee will be final.

Travel logistics: For the outstation candidates (non-NCR) who are shortlisted to appear for the written test, IIIT-Delhi will reimburse their travel fare by second sleeper or public bus fare by the shortest route, whichever is cheapest. They will have to furnish the proof of travel. If a candidate decides to choose a different mode (e.g. 3AC, air, etc.), IIIT-Delhi will only reimburse the second sleeper or public transport bus fare by the shortest route.

Accommodation logistics: IIIT-Delhi will be able to provide accommodation to a limited number of candidates on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please indicate your preference in the entrance test confirmation form.


Payment process: You can submit Draft or make payment online by Internet Banking

  • Internet Banking: You may pay the fee online (linked via institute’s website) http://sites.iiitd.ac.in/pg/fees/
  • Create your login by clicking on “For New students (don’t have Roll No.)” and windows open is given below and proceed further. Enrollment No is your application id (by removing '-' symbol) generated by online application form. Fill in Course tab: PhD

 

 

  • Once login is created, you will receive a message on your email inbox registered with. Activate your account by clicking on the link in your mail ”Confirm your Student Registration
  • Once login is created, you may use the tab “for Registered Users” to proceed further/make payments.

 

 

  • Enter your email and password there and proceed. You will get the windows given below. Fill in the required information.Select Semester : 'Other' , Fill Other tab with amount, In Details tab below type: 'PhD Application Fee'.

 

 

  • Proceed the payment using Internet Banking/Debit & Credit Card.
  • After online payment, Please note down the Date & Transaction ID for your reference.

 


For other question, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions.

More details on the tests and interviews will be posted on this page - so please check this page regularly for announcements.