PhD @ IIT Bombay


The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) is one of the higher Institutes of Technology in the country set up with the objectives of making available facilities for higher education, research and training in various fields of Science and Technology. The Institute was established in 1958. It is located at Powai in a campus extending over 220 hectares amidst picturesque surroundings with Viharand Powai lakes on either side. The details about institute are available on website:
  • PhD at Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas (CTARA), IIT Bombay
  • Admission :  Autumn Semester, 2020­-21
  • Admission Process as follows-
As per rules and regulations[1] of the Institute, the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) may be conferred on a student subject to the following conditions:
i.               Research work has been carried out at the Institute under the guidance of Supervisor(s) for at least two years in the case of all students (except external students) and three years in the case of external students after their date of registration on a topic duly approved by the Senate.
ii.              The thesis submitted by the student is required to be recommended for the award of the Ph.D. degree by two external referees and by the Board of Examiners constituted for the viva-voce examination.
Notwithstanding   the   provision   of   O.D.2 (a), a   student   registered   for   the degree of Doctor of Philosophy may be permitted to carry out a part or the whole of his/her research work outside the Institute in a factory, laboratory, workshop, worksite or other research centers duly approved for the purpose by the Institute.
The Ph.D. Programme consist of two parts-
1)    Coursework
2)    Research
As per instructions from CTARA, Ph.D. student must demonstrate competence in at least two of the 4 identified sectors (water, agriculture, energy, appropriate technology, policy and governance) either by coursework or by prior experience.
Course Code
Course Name
HS 791
Communication Skills -I
TD 792
Communication Skills -II
TD 601
Development Theory & Policy: Indian Context
TD 603
Water Resources Management
TD 626
Technology, Society and Development
TD 651
Technology in Practice (Quantitative Analysis)
TD 652
Development in Practice (Qualitative Analysis)
TD 694
Total =
Research: Following are important steps-

[1] Indian Institute of Technology, Rules and Regulations for PhD Programme, 2019-20, O.D. 2
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