Course Objectives: Developing critical application of theories, methods and knowledge to address pertinent questions in the area(s) of specialization. It also enhances ability of scholars to interact with researchers at all levels and be professionals with leadership and mentoring capabilities.

Duration: 3 years with fellowship

Entrance: Written exam and interview conducted by the department twice a year in May and November

Eligibility Criteria: B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc or equivalent with CGPA or equivalent cut-off specified by the department along with valid score in GATE or CSIR/UGC NET/NBHM. B.Tech graduates from IITs having 8.0 (7.5 for SC/ST) and above CGPA can apply without GATE score.


  • The overall credit requirement is 45, which comprises 27 core course
  • credits and 18 elective course credits.
  • Conversion to PhD is possible if CGPA of 8.0 or more is obtained.