PhD Admission 2013 (closed)

Online application form for regular admission for PhD 2013 is closed
List of shortlisted candidates: Screening Result for CSE candidates    Screening Result for ECE candidates
Admission to collaborative PhD programme with QUT is open- click here for details

Results of PhD (CSE) Admission 2013

1. The following candidates have been selected for admission to the PhD (CSE) programme for 2013:

Sl No

Roll No

Application ID

Name of the Candidate

1

CSE-68

P13-516406CC0164A

Sangeeta

2

CSE-190

P13-516A6104E8F01 

More Asit Panditrao

3

CSE-222

P13-516BD0D787BE8

Shameek Ghosh   

 

2.  The following candidate has been place on waiting list for PhD (CSE):

Sl No

Roll No

Application ID

Name of the Candidate

1

CSE-175

P13-515FEF0C4365B

Habib-Ur-Rahman

 

3. The following candidates have been offered direct admission to MTech (CSE) program:

Sl No

Roll No

Application ID

Name of the Candidate

1

CSE-22

P13-515D1CE135FB7

Kireet Kumar Pant 

2

CSE-138

P13-514FF4EB55FB8   

Megha Bansal

3

CSE-139

P13-5169078A528F2   

Prashant Jhaba

4

CSE-153

P13-5163D2150EB7F   

Monika Yadav

5

CSE-177

P13-515C23B586C5F   

Vaishali Garg

 

 

Results of PhD (ECE) Admission 2013

1. The following candidates have been selected for admission to the PhD (ECE) programme for 2013:

Sl No

Roll No

Application ID

Name of the Candidate

1

ECE-11

P13-5152DF0CDB97D

Rahul Singhal

2

ECE-70

P13-516BC19DDF630

Naushad Ansari

3

ECE-83

P13-516B8CB7CDCF6

Sneihil Gopal

4

ECE-92

P13-516B6326859E6

Deepak Sharma

5

ECE-114

P13-516A85E4C0FA9

Naveen Gupta

6

ECE-123

P13-5162C875CCA34

Anupriya

 

2. The following candidates have been offered direct admission to MTech (ECE) program:

Sl No

Roll No

Application ID

Name of the Candidate

1

ECE-10

P13-5164F405EFC87

Priya Aggarwal

2

ECE-12

P13-5167EDBABE3F5

Apoorva

3

ECE-19

P13-51695FBB7B40A

Priya Sharma

4

ECE-20

P13-516AD598E7CDC

Pallavi Das

5

ECE-27

P13-516BEAD2D5F41

Gaurav Narang

6

ECE-59

P13-5167BEF30C2E7

Swati Kumari

7

ECE-63

P13-515FE1CA2086D

Manoj Kumar Verma

 

Candidates will be contacted on email for the details of the admission procedure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 areas:

PhD (CSE) areas PhD (ECE) areas

Important Dates

  • Online application form start on  - March 21, 2013
  • Last date of online application - April 15, 2013 5PM
  • Last date to receive draft - April 18, 2013 5PM
  • Screening results of shortlisted candidates - April 19 (latest by) April 25, 2013
  • Test / Interview (at IIIT-Delhi campus) - Saturday, May 4, 2013
  • Fresh B.Tech. graduates with research aptitude are strongly encouraged to apply. GATE score is not mandatory.
  • Students who wish to have a global expomay 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 is given below (goto process for CSE) (goto process for ECE).
  • For eligibility information see below.
  • More than 40 PhD scholars. Many with fellowships from 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/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/IT students: The student must meet one of the following.

  • BTech / BE / MTech / MS / ME in CS / IT / ECE / EE
    • CGPA at least 7.5 on a scale of 10 (or equivalent) in IITs/IIITs/NITs, or in the top 10% in his/her CS/IT/ECE/EE batch from other institutions. 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) 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:
    • At least 70% marks in both B.Sc and M.Sc.
    • Strong inclination towards CS.
    • Atleast two CS courses (such as Programming, Data Structures, Algorithms, Theory of Computation, Discrete Maths etc.) in BSc/MSc.

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.

For "IT in Health" Candidates:

IIIT Delhi is also looking for outstanding, highly motivated and very selective PhD students in the domain of "IT and Helath" to develop cutting-edge technological advancements in healthcare theory and practice methodologies. The student must meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • BTech/BE/MTech/ME/MS in CS/IT/ECE/EE as specified above for other interest areas
  • MBBS degree
  • Bachelors degree in health related domain (e.g. physiotheraphy, public health) and MSc degree in health related domain (e.g. clinical research, public health)
  • MTech in Biomedical Informatics. 

Candidates should follow the instructions for PhD (CSE) while filling the application form. Short-listed candidates will be contacted separately by email regarding the specific selection process that will be followed in this case.

Contact: For general queries, please refer to the frequently asked questions. For other information, you may contact us through email at phd-admissions@iiitd.ac.in (no 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.

Last date to submit online application: 15th April, 2013

Application is only by an Online Application Form (closed)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Application and Admission Procedure- PhD (CSE)

How to Apply

  1. Fill up the online application form. (APPLY)
    Last date of application -  15th April, 2013
  2. Please send a demand draft of Rs.350/- towards PhD application processing fee 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 Area, Phase-3
              New Delhi - 110020

  1. Please mention your name, application number and name of PhD program at the back of the demand draft.
  2. The draft should reach IIIT-Delhi latest by April 18, 5:00PM; otherwise your application might be rejected without screening.
  3. 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 May 4th, 2013.

  • Venue: IIIT-Delhi
    • Reporting date: May 4th , 2013 (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-Ais 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 chioce 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 test which will be conducted online –appearance at campus for programming test will not be necessary. Details would be posted on our website shortly.

                         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 (i) the performance in the tests, (ii) the interview, (iii) the background and (iv) references will be the final list of admitted candidates.
  • The admission decisions (i.e. screening, shortlisting, and others) will be made by the IIIT-D PhD Admission Committee, which will be final.

Application and Admission Procedure- PhD (ECE)

How to Apply

  1. Fill up the online application form. (APPLY)
    Last date of application -  15th April, 2013
  2. Please send a demand draft of Rs.350/- towards PhD application processing fee 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 Area, Phase-3
New Delhi - 110020

  1. Please mention your name, application number and name of PhD program at the back of the demand draft.
  2. The draft should reach IIIT-Delhi latest by April 18, 5:00PM; otherwise your application might be rejected without screening.
  3. 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 May 4th, 2013.

  • Venue: IIIT-Delhi
    • Reporting date: May 4th , 2013 (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 3 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.      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.
                                                                           

3.      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 (i) the performance in the tests, (ii) the interview, (iii) the background and (iv) references will be the final list of admitted candidates.
  • The admission decisions (i.e. screening, shortlisting, and others) will be made by the IIIT-D PhD Admission Committee, which 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.

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.