PhD Admission

Department of Computer Science and Engineering invites PhD Applications for the Monsoon 2024 Session.


Available Schemes:

  • Scheme I: Full-time registration with Institute Fellowship or other Govt. Fellowships

  • Scheme II: Full-time registration under the Self-Sponsored category 

  • Scheme III: Full-time registration for sponsored candidates 

  • Scheme IV: Internal Registration for regular staff employed at NITC

  • Scheme V: External (Part-time) Registration for candidates, from Industry or other organizations including Educational Institutions

  • Scheme VI: External (Part-time) Registration to Direct PhD programme for candidates working in Industry/R&D Labs who do not have a post graduate degree but have relevant experience in reputed industries

  • Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme


Eligibility Criteria and Other Details:

Link to Apply:

Last Date to Apply: 28 April 2024


Selection Procedure:

The selection is based on a written test and Interview for all schemes. Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview based on their performance in the written test.

Syllabus for the Written Test:

The Syllabi for the test will consist of foundational questions from Computer Programming, Data Structures & Algorithms and Discrete Mathematics. The weightage for the subjects Computer Programming, Data Structures & Algorithms and Discrete Mathematics will be in the ratio 1:2:1. The test will be conducted for 90 minutes. 

Syllabus for Data Structures and Algorithms 

Syllabus for Discrete Mathematics 

Syllabus for Computer Programming 


Sample Questions:

Sample Questions for Data Structures and Algorithms 

Sample Questions for Discrete Mathematics

Sample Questions for Computer Programming


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