Friday, 23 November 2012

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY KARNATAKA Admission to Ph.D Programmes 2012-2013 (December Session) Mangalore


Mangalore- 575025, Karnataka State
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Admission to Ph.D Programmes 2012-2013
(December Session)
Specializations in Ph.D. Programme are listed below:
1. Civil Engineering --Structures, Geotechnical, Transportation, Earthquake Engg. Environment, Earth Sciences
2. Applied Mechanics & Hydraulics --Water Resources Engg & Management, Marine Structures & Coastal Engg., RS & GIS Applications.
3. Mechanical Engg ---Renewable Energy, Alternative Fuels, IC Engine & Combustion, Refrigeration and Airconditioning, Heat Transfer, Fluid Dynamics, Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue, FEM, Stress Analysis, Tribology, Machine Dynamics and Vibration, Advance Materials, Advance Manufacturing, Mechatronics, MEMS, Nanotechnology, Robotics and Control.
4. Electrical Engineering --Energy Systems, Power Electronics & Drives, High Voltage Engg, Power Systems,
Control Systems, Instrumentation Engg.
5. Electronics & Commn. --Communication/VLSI/ Signal Processing
6. Chemical Engineering --Process Development, Particulate System, Biotechnology, Environmental Engg. Transfer
Operation, Industrial Biotechnology
7. Metallurgical & Materials Engineering --Mechanical Processes, Chemical Processes & Materials
8. Mining Engg. Rock Mechanics & Ground Control, Drilling & Blasting, Mine Planning, Environmental
9. Physics --Solid State Physics, Materials Science, Theoretical Physics, Electromagnetics, Photonics.
10. Chemistry --Physical, Inorganic, Organic Chemistry
11. Humanities, Social Sciences & Management-----Management, Economics, English (Comparative Literature) & related Disciplines
12. Mathematics & Computational Sciences---Graph Theory, Fluid Mechanics, Computer Applications, Reliability Engg., Systems Optimization, Functional Analysis.
13. Information Technology ----Applied Perception, Cloud Computing, Databases, Data Mining, Distributed / High
Performance Computing, Human Computer Interaction, Multimedia Information Retrieval, QOS Aware Bio-Inspired MANETS, Virtual Reality, Web Services, Wireless Sensor Networks.
14. Computer Science and Engg-----Computer Networks, Software Engineering, Distributed Computing, Databases, Data Mining, Information Security, High Performance Computing, Computer Vision.
Selection Procedure:
Selection of candidates for admission to Ph. D. programme will be based upon the academic performance in the qualifying examinations, written aptitude test, presentation on a research topic and interview as specified by the concerned departments.
How to Apply:
The prescribed application form and Information Bulletin can be downloaded from the Institute website . The application form can be duly filled and sent to the Dy. Registrar (Academic), National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Srinivasnagar, Mangalore -575 025, Karnataka State on or before the last date prescribed 03.12.2012 along with the D.D. of Rs. 500/- (for SC/ST- Rs.150/-). drawn in favour of the Director, N.I.T.K., Surathkal payable at State Bank of India, or Canara Bank, NITK, Campus Branch, Surathkal.
Candidates sponsored by the Educational Institutions/Industries must get their applications forwarded through proper channel.
Applications which are incomplete/defective/received late are liable to be rejected summarily and no correspondence will be entertained on such applications.
Note: If a candidate desires to apply to more than one Department, he/she should submit separate application along with D.D. for each PhD programme. Candidates called for interview will have to appear for interview at their own cost.
The interview will be held at N.I.T.K., Surathkal.
Calendar of Events for admission to Ph.D. Programmes 2012-13 (December Session):
Last Date for receiving completed applications 03.12.2012 (Monday)
Applications to be sent to the Departments for processing, on or before 03.12.2012 (Monday)
Preparing preliminary merit-list or short-listing 07.12.2012 (Friday)
Last date for dispatch of call letters to short-listed candidates, and
announcement in the website by respective departments. 07.12.2012 (Friday)
Selection Test and/or Interview 17.12.2012 (Monday)
Publication of provisional selection/merit-list on website by respective
departments. 18.12.2012 (Tuesday)
Last date for Sending admission orders/letters 24.12.2012 (Monday)
Reporting Dates for Selection-List Candidates 19.12.2012 to 28.12.2012
Last Date for sending admission orders/letters to waiting-list candidates 01.01.2013 (Tuesday)
Last Date for Reporting, for waiting-list candidates 02.01.2013 (Wednesday)
Commencement of Programme 31.12.2012 (Monday)
Documents to be Produced at the time of admission:
1. Admission order issued by Competent Authority.
2. Original marks card of qualifying examinations (Ist to Final Year) with two sets of duplicate copies. (The spelling
and order of the name should be same in all the years of marks card, degree certificate and Migration Certificate).
3. Degree Certificate or Provisional Pass Certificate issued by the University.
4. Medical Certificate (general fitness).
5. Relieving Certificate in the case of Sponsored Candidates
6. Date of Birth Certificate in original(X Std. or SSLC)
7. Caste Certificate in case of SC/ST.
8. OBC Certificate (if applicable) from the competent authority issued after 31.03.2012.
9. Transfer Certificate
10. Conduct Certificate
11. Sponsorship Certificate (if sponsored)
12. Physically challenged certificate, if applicable.
13. Migration Certificate.
Note: Candidate can download the prescribed format for OBC Certificate from the NITK website (i.e.
In case result of qualifying degree is awaited, provisional admission is given to a student subject to meeting eligibility requirements latest by 15th January 2013.
OBC candidates have to furnish the OBC certificate as per prescribed format. OBC format can be downloaded from the NITK website.
Financial Assistance
a) The award of Institute fellowship is based on the minimum qualification/eligibility for the respective Ph.D
programme. Details of the fellowship offered are as follows:
i) Students with ME/M.Tech or equivalent degree are eligible for a fellowship of Rs. 18,000/- pm for the first two years and Rs. 20,000/- pm for the third year.
ii) Students with M.Sc/MBA or equivalent degree are eligible for a fellowship of Rs. 16,000/- pm for the first two years and Rs. 18,000/- pm for the third year.
Students are supposed to assist in teaching and laboratory assignment by the department and are eligible for 30 days leave per year.
Full-time scholars with Institute fellowship are permitted to leave the Institution only after submitting the synopsis.
b) Full-time sponsored candidates may receive complete financial support including stipend, contingency grants and project expenses from the sponsoring organizations.
c) Internal Registrants (Institute Faculty/Staff, Project staff) are expected to work for their Ph.D. Programme while fulfilling their normal duties.
d) External Registrants are expected to carry out their Research work in their parent organization after fulfilling certain pre-requisites in the Institute. They are not entitled to Institute scholarship. The external candidate shall produce a sponsorship certificate from his employer and submit it along with the application for admission. A minimum of one semester residential requirement is to be completed by all external registrants.
e) Full-time Self-financing candidates and Full-time Study leave candidates are expected to work full-time at the Institute.
f) Sponsored candidates will not be eligible to receive scholarship.
Sponsored Candidates:
A letter from the employer must be furnished stating that the candidate is being sponsored to get admission. The employer should also indicate that the candidate will not be withdrawn midway till the completion of the course.

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