Department of Mechanical Engineering offers Ph.D. Degree in the following :

  1. Manufacturing Engineering (MF)

  2. Mechanics and Design (MD)

  3. Thermal & Fluid Engineering (TF)

Admissions to Ph. D. Program

Admission is offered on the basis of an interview held usually a month before the commencement of the semester for which admission is sought. The interview may be supplemented by a written test, if necessary. Merely satisfying the general eligibility criterion as well as criterion set for each admission category is no guarantee for being called for test/interview. Depending on the number of applications received and considering the constraints of time and other resources for conducting Written Test and Interview, the Academic Units may put additional academic performance based shortlisting criterion.

Categories of Admission

The candidates will be admitted to the PhD programme of the Institute under any of the following categories:

  1. Regular Full-Time Scholar

  2. Regular Full-Time Scholar(Direct PhD Programme)

  3. External Registration Programme (ERP)

  4. Part-time PhD programme

  5. PhD programme for staff of IIT Ropar

Note: Foreign nationals can only register as full-time scholars. For more details Click Here