Eligibility criteria for students applying for PhD in IDPCS

  • M.Tech./M.E. or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering, Atmospheric Science, Chemical Engineering, Civil/Construction Engineering, Computer Science Engineering/Information Technology, Electrical/Instrumentation Engineering, Energy Science & Engineering, Environmental Science/Engineering/Management, Mechanical Engineering, Resource Engineering, Geoinformatics, Agricultural Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mining Engineering, or any other related Engineering discipline.

    OR

    M.Des./M.Arch./M.Planning or equivalent degree.

    OR

    M.Phil (2-year) or equivalent degree in Social Sciences (Economics, Geography, Sociology, Planning etc.)

    OR

    M.Mgt./MBA or equivalent degree.

  • M.Sc/MA or equivalent degree in Atmospheric Science, Chemistry, Earth Science, Energy Science, Environmental Science, Geophysics, Physics, Social sciences  (Economics, Geography, Sociology, Planning etc.) or any other related discipline with

    valid GATE score

    or CSIR/UGC JRF

    or DST INSPIRE Fellowship

    or Minimum of 2 years of professional experience (acquired after obtaining the qualifying degree and completed before the starting of the semester in which admission is sought).

  • B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering, Atmospheric Science, Chemical Engineering, Civil/Construction Engineering, Computer Science Engineering/Information Technology, Electrical/Instrumentation Engineering, Energy Science & Engineering, Environmental Science/Engineering/Management, Mechanical Engineering, Resource Engineering, Geoinformatics, Agricultural Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mining Engineering, or any other related Engineering discipline, with valid GATE score or Minimum of 2 years of professional experience (acquired after obtaining the qualifying degree and completed before the starting of the semester in which admission is sought).

Admission Process

Admissions are held twice every academic year following IIT Bombay's guidelines. Shortlisted candidates will be called for a written test and if selected, for a further interview. The written test will be an aptitude test based on basic science (fundamentals of physics, atmospheric science, mathematics, statistics, etc) and communication/language skills. Sample question papers can be downloaded here