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Admission to M Tech and Ph D Programmes for Odd (July) Semester of the Academic Session 2020-21



Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Jais is an autonomous institution established by the Government of India. The Institute has been accorded the status of 'An Institution of National Importance' along the lines of the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) under an Act of Parliament (RGIPT Act 2007). The Institute also has a fully established Postgraduate centre at Bengaluru. It is a domain specific Institute and its prime objective is to provide world class education, training, and research to roll out efficient human resources to meet the growing requirements of the Petroleum and Energy sector. The aspiration is to develop India as a global manpower hub for the entire Petroleum and Energy Sector.

The Postgraduate programmes of the Institute are aimed at developing manpower with sound theoretical and experimental background in frontier areas of research in engineering, sciences, management and interdisciplinary subjects in the areas of petroleum and energy. The emphasis is on understanding the scientific basis and engineering principles involved in solving problems of practical importance in the relevant field using multidisciplinary approach. An important component of these programmes is to inculcate a habit of independent thinking and initiative by the candidates in planning and execution of the research work. These programmes seek to develop manpower of the highest quality to cater to the needs of industry, Research and Development organizations and educational institutions.

The Institute at Jais, which has two Engineering; that is, Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geological Sciences, and Department of Chemical Engineering and Engineering Sciences, a Department of Sciences and Humanities and a Department of Management Studies, offers Postgraduate (M Tech and Ph D) programmes (Annexure I and Annexure II).

The Bangalore Energy Institute, Bengaluru Centre offers M Tech and Ph D programmes in various engineering disciplines (Annexure I and Annexure II).

Duly filled-in On-line applications on the prescribed form are invited for admission to M Tech and Ph D programmes in the odd (July-2020) semester of Academic Session 2020-2021 in various disciplines as given in Annexure I and Annexure II. Candidates whose qualifying examination results are not declared at the time of Written Test / Interview may also be considered. In case such candidates are selected, their admission will be provisional subject to the condition that they produce proof of completing all the examinations including the project/thesis examination and the viva voce before the date of registration. Such candidates are required to produce the evidence of their having passed the qualifying degree examination with the minimum marks/grades for eligibility by the last date for document submission as mentioned in the academic calendar (08 weeks from the date of registration), failing which their admission shall be cancelled.

All forms mentioned in this document are available on the admission portal. Please use the links provided in the instructions given therein.

1. M Tech Programmes

A candidate may apply for any of the four categories of registration as described below, subject to the fulfillment eligibility criteria: (i) requisite qualification (Table 1A, Annexure I) and (ii) secured a minimum of 60% marks/6.0 CPI on a 10 point scale in the Qualifying Degree.

The number of seats available for M Tech Programmes are given in Table 1B of Annexure-I.

1.A Full Time Regular Registration Category

Applicants must have the requisite qualification for admission to postgraduate programmes. In addition, the applicant must have qualified the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)* with validity not expired.

*Provision for admission of non-GATE candidates into the M Tech programmes exists at Banglore Energy Institute, Bengaluru Postgraduate centre subject to qualifying a written test followed by Interview.

1.A.1 Financial Assistance

Financial assistance in the form of Institute Assistantships is available to the students admitted to M Tech programme under Full Time regular registration category. Presently the Assistantships @ Rs 12,400/- per month (for GATE qualified) is available. The non-GATE candidates, if admitted in the M Tech programmes at the Bengaluru PG centre will be provided with an Institute Assistantship of Rs. 8,000/- per month. A student shall be assigned duties up to eight hours per week by the Departments to avail the Teaching Assistantship. The renewal of assistantship is contingent on the student's satisfactory performance in the academic programme and in the discharge of assistantship duties on a semester to semester basis.

No student shall be admitted to Full Time Regular Registration Category without Institute Assistantship. No student can get financial assistance from more than one source at a time.

1.B Full Time External Registration Category

A candidate working in an external R & D organization or in an industry recognized by the Institute, which is equipped with necessary research and library facilities may be considered for admission to M Tech programmes, provided he/she satisfies the eligibility criteria. He/She must show satisfactory performance in the interview, must be sponsored by his/her employer and must have been in employment with the sponsoring organization for at least two years at the time of admission.

The employer must undertake to pay full salary to the candidate and relieve him/her from the duty to enable the candidate to stay on the campus and to complete the course work requirements.

The candidate should submit a certificate obtained from his/her organization that the research facilities of his/her organization would be made available to him/her for carrying out research. He/she should also provide the bio-data of the prospective supervisor along with his/her consent, who would be supervising the candidate's work at his/her organization (See Form I of the Application form).

[N.B. Letter of appointment and Form - 16 for two years of service is required from the employer at the time of written test/interview.]

In addition, an R & D organization/industry or a research area in the specific organization may be recognized by the Institute as per the following procedure. On the recommendation of the DPGC, the SPGC will constitute a committee to assess and approve an R & D organization/ industry for admission of sponsored candidates to M Tech programmes. The committee may, upon inspection, also approve all the areas in which R & D activities are going on in that organization.

1.C. Full Time Sponsored Registration Category

A candidate who is sponsored by a teaching institution or by an R & D organization or by an industry is eligible for admission to M Tech programmes, provided he/she satisfies the eligibility criteria. He/she must have been in service of the sponsoring institution/organization for at least two years at the time of admission. The sponsoring organization must specifically undertake to provide full salary to the candidate and to relieve him/her to pursue the programme for its full duration (see Form II of the Application Form). Such candidates have to complete the requirements of the programme by staying on-campus for the full duration of the programme.

[N.B. Letter of appointment and Form - 16 for two years of service is required from the employer at the time of written test/interview. In addition, the candidate must submit an undertaking that he/she will continue to submit Form - 16 for the subsequent years till he/she completes the programme.]

1.D. Part-time Registration Category

The Institute offers part-time M Tech programmes for permanent staff and faculty members of the Institute as well as research assistants working in an externally funded research project running in the Institute (Remaining duration of project must be minimum 2 years at the time of registration), provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria. Such a candidate should submit a no-objection certificate from the Head of the Department/Principal Investigator as the case may be (See Forms III and IV of the Application Form) as applicable. They will be required to attend to normal duties assigned to them by the Department/School/The Principal Investigator of the research project.

The Institute offers part time M Tech Programme also to a professionally employed person, who pursues the programme while continuing the duties of his/her service provided the sponsoring institution/organization is located within a distance of 50 km from the Institute and engaged in broad areas of M Tech Programme applied. He/she must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization/institution for at least two year. No objection certificate from the Head of the Institution /organization must be enclosed with the application (See Form V of the Application form). The candidate must satisfy the eligibility criteria laid down for the programme concerned.

[N.B. Letter of appointment and Form - 16 issued by the employer for two years of service is required at the time of written test/interview. In addition, the candidate must submit an undertaking that he/she shall continue to submit Form - 16 for the subsequent years till he/she completes the programme.]

Ph D Programmes

A candidate may apply for any of the four categories of registration subject to the fulfillment of requirements, minimum qualification and eligibility criteria.

2.A Full Time Regular Registration Category

Applicants must have the requisite qualification with minimum marks/CPI as mentioned below in the discipline concerned or in an allied discipline. A list of allied disciplines and research areas currently available for Ph D Programmes are given in Table 2A, 2B and 2C respectively of Annexure II. The number of seats with Institute Assistantship available for Ph D Programmes in different disciplines are given in Table 2D of Annexure-II.

Essential requirement for Admission under Full Time Regular category, if the candidate does not have any external fellowship.

  1. For Science and Engineering: Valid GATE Score
  2. For Management and Humanities: Valid GATE or NET(LS)
2.A.1 Minimum Qualification
  • Ph D in Engineering
    1. Applicants with Master's degree in engineering in the discipline concerned or in an allied discipline must have a minimum of 60% marks or 6.0 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the Master's degree level.
    2. Applicants with Bachelor's degree in engineering in the discipline concerned or in an allied discipline must have a minimum of 75% marks or 7.5 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the Bachelor's degree level. Applicant with more than two years of professional experience, the minimum requirement shall be 70% marks or 7.0 CPI (on 10 point scale) at Bachelor degree provided the degree is from an Institution funded by the Central Government.
    3. Applicants with Master's degree in science as an allied discipline/area (where science is an allied discipline), must satisfy each of the following criteria:
      1. A minimum of 65% marks or 6.5 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the Master's degree level
      2. A minimum of 60% marks or 6.0 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the Bachelor's degree level
  • Ph D in Sciences
    1. Applicants with Master's degree in science in the discipline concerned or in an allied discipline must have a minimum of 60% marks or 6.0 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the Master's degree level.
    2. Applicants with four year Bachelor's degree in Science in the discipline concerned or in an allied discipline must have a minimum of 75% marks or 7.5 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the Bachelor's degree level. Applicant with more than two years of professional experience, the minimum requirement shall be 70% marks or 7.0 CPI (on 10 point scale) at Bachelor degree provided the degree is from an Institution funded by the Central Government.
  • Ph D in Humanities
    1. Applicants with Master's degree in Engineering with a minimum CPI of 6.00 on a 10.0 point scale (or 60% marks) in the qualifying degree.
    2. Applicants with Master's degree in Humanities/Science or allied discipline with a minimum CPI of 6.00 on a 10.0 point scale (or 60% marks) in the qualifying degree.
    3. Applicants with Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Sciences (4-Year program) with a minimum CPI of 7.50 on a 10.0 point scale (or 75% marks) in the Bachelor degree. Applicant with more than two years of professional experience, the minimum requirement shall be 70% marks or 7.0 CPI (on 10 point scale) at Bachelor degree provide the degree is from an Institution funded by the Central Government.
  • Ph D in Management Studies
    1. Applicants with Master's degree or equivalent in the management or in an allied discipline must have a minimum of 60% marks or 6.0 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the Master's degree level.
    2. Applicants with Bachelor's degree in engineering discipline or in an allied discipline must have a minimum of 75% marks or 7.5 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at the Bachelor's degree level. Applicant with more than two years of professional experience, the minimum requirement shall be 70% marks or 7.0 CPI (on a 10.0 point scale) at Bachelor degree provided the degree is from an Institution funded by the Central Government.
2.A.2 Financial Assistance

Financial assistance in the form of Institute Assistantships is available to the students admitted to Ph D programmes under Full Time regular registration category. Such students must have qualified GATE.

Presently the Assistantships @ Rs. 31,000/- per month is available to full time students admitted to the Ph D programmes.

The NET-LS qualified students may be eligible for Institute assistantship in Humanities and Management provided they have CPI of 7.0 or 70% marks in the qualifying examination. The assistantship is subjected to its availability.

A student shall be assigned duties up to eight hours per week by the Departments to avail the Teaching Assistantship. The renewal of assistantship is contingent on the student's satisfactory performance in the academic programme and in the discharge of assistantship duties on a semester to semester basis.

For the Odd Semester of Session 2020-21, the Institute Assistantship available in each department are as given in Table 2D of Annexure II.

No student shall be admitted to Full time Regular Registration Category without Institute Assistantship or National-level Scholarships/Fellowships. No student can get financial assistance from more than one source at a time.

2.A.3 Admission of Candidates having National-level Scholarships

There is a provision for admission to Ph D programmes for candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria for the respective programmes and also have qualified in any of the national level JRF/SRF tests conducted by UGC, CSIR, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Council of Medical Research or DST-INSPIRE fellowship or Dr K S Krishnan Fellowship of DAE, etc.

Applicants must have requisite qualification with minimum marks/CPI (see Section 2.A.1 and Table 2A, Annexure-II). Such candidates may be offered admission after an interview as and when they apply in Departments/Schools where they are eligible. They will be recommended by DPGC to register for the programme at the next available semester. Such candidates who are applying for admission in response to this advertisement for the current session will go through similar process of selection as above.

2.B Full Time External Registration category

A candidate working in an external R & D organization or in an industry recognized by the Institute, which is equipped with necessary research and library facilities can also apply for admission to Ph D programmes, provided he/she satisfies the eligibility criteria laid down for the programme concerned (see Section 2.A.1 and Table 2A, Annexure-II). Such a candidate must show satisfactory performance in the interview, must be sponsored by his/her employer and must have been in employment with the sponsoring organization for at least two years at the time of admission.

The employer must undertake to pay full salary to the candidate and relieve him/her from the duty to enable the candidate to stay on the campus and to complete the course work requirements. This is not a requirement for candidates who are working in organizations located within a distance of 50 km from the Institute. Further, the requirement of earning credits through course work shall be waived off by SPGC on the recommendation of DPGC provided the candidate has M.Tech. as qualifying degree from a CFI/ CFTI.

The candidate should submit a certificate (See Form I of the Application Form) obtained from his/her organization that the research facilities of his/her organization would be made available to him/her for carrying out research. He/she should also provide the bio-data of the prospective supervisor along with his/her consent, who would be supervising the candidate's work at his/her organization.

[N.B. Letter of appointment and Form - 16 for two years of service is required from the employer at the time of interview.]

In addition, an R & D organization/industry or a research area in the specific organization may be recognized by the Institute as per the following procedure. On the recommendation of the DPGC, the SPGC will constitute a committee to assess and approve an R & D organization/ industry for admission of sponsored candidates to carry out Ph D research in a specified area. The committee may, upon inspection, also approve all the areas in which R & D activities are going on in that organization.

An application for admission from a candidate working in the approved organization will be considered only if he/she wishes to work in the approved area.

2.C Full Time Sponsored Registration Category

A candidate who is sponsored by a teaching institution or by an R & D organization or by an industry can also apply for admission to Ph D programmes, provided he/she satisfies the eligibility criteria laid down for the programme concerned (see Section 2.A.1 and Table 2A, Annexure-II). He/she must have been in service of the sponsoring institution/organization for at least two years at the time of admission. The sponsoring organization must specifically undertake to provide full salary to the candidate and to relieve him/her to pursue the programme for its full duration (see Form II of the Application Form). Such candidates have to complete the requirements of the programme by staying on-campus for the full duration of the programme.

[N.B. Letter of appointment and Form - 16 issued by the employer for two years of service is required at the time of written test / interview. In addition, the candidate must submit an undertaking that he/she will continue to submit Form - 16 for the subsequent years till he/she completes the programme.]

2.D Part-time Registration Category

The Institute offers part-time Ph D programmes for permanent staff and faculty members of the Institute as well as research assistants/JRFs/SRFs working in an externally funded research project running in the Institute, provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria laid down for the programme concerned (see Section 2.A.1 and Table 2A, Annexure-II). Such a candidate should submit a no-objection certificate from the Head of the Department/Principal Investigator as the case may be (See Forms III and IV of the Application Form) as applicable. They will be required to attend to normal duties assigned to them by the Department the Principal Investigator of the research project.

The candidates working in externally funded projects need to have at least two years of remaining valid project period for consideration in this category. The PhD enrolled candidate after working in an external project for at least two years will be considered for institute fellowship.

The Institute offers part time Ph D Programme also to a professionally employed person, who pursues the programme while continuing the duties of his/her service provided the sponsoring institution/organization is located within a distance of 50 km from the Institute and engaged in broad areas of Ph D Programme applied. He/she must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization/institution for at least two year. No objection certificate from the Head of the Institution/Organization must be enclosed with the application (see Form V of the Application Form). The candidate must satisfy the eligibility criteria laid down for the programme concerned (see Section 2.A.1 and Table 2A, Annexure-II).

[N.B. Letter of appointment and Form 16 issued by the employer for two years of service is required at the time of written test/interview. In addition, the candidate must submit an undertaking that he/she shall continue to submit Form 16 for the subsequent years till he/she completes the programme]

NOTE: The number of available Institute Assistantship should not be considered as available seats. Applicants who are either of sponsored registration category or who are already awarded fellowship by external agencies or Part time registration category or external registration category can submit their applications for admission in departments/schools even if there is no Institute Assistantship available.

3. Selection Criteria

M Tech Programme

For Full time regular category, candidates shortlisted on the basis of GATE Score which is valid and above the qualifying pass mark, may be selected for M Tech programmes either on the basis of their GATE score or written test or interview or on the basis of any combination of these as declared by the individual department.

The non-GATE candidates have to qualify the written test and the Interview for selection into M Tech programmes at Bengaluru PG centre.

For admission under other categories, candidates are exempted from appearing in the written test.


Admission to Ph D Programme

  1. Admission will be based on written test and interview of the candidates shortlisted by the Department/School concerned.
  2. The following category of applicants shall be exempted from appearing in the written test:
    1. Applicants who have qualifying degree from CFI/CFTI with CPI of 8.00 or above (on a 10.0 point scale)
    2. There will not be any category-wise or specialization-wise seats for selection under the above type
    3. The number of seats in this type will be 20% of the announced number of seats and shall be considered as Supernumerary seats. Any fractional number arrived at would be rounded to higher integer;
    4. Interview should be conducted for this type of candidates PRIOR to the conduct of Written Test for remaining candidates;
    5. Any candidate who could not qualify in the said Interview, through this channel, is eligible to take regular selection procedure of Written Test and Interview. Since, the candidate has been interviewed once, he/she will not appear again in the interview and marks of the first interview will be considered for preparing merit list.
    1. External Registration Category
    2. Sponsored Registration Category
    3. Part-time Registration Category
    4. Candidates having National Level Scholarships
    5. Outstanding candidates from Premier Institution:
  3. Further, if qualifying marks are specified in written test and/or interview a 5% relaxation will be given to SC/ST candidate. If a candidate avails such relaxation, he/she shall not be considered for admission in general category.
  4. Upon approval of Chairman, Senate, the Head of the Department concerned will issue admission letters to the candidates who will be required to accept the offer of admission by depositing the prescribed fee before a specified date.
  5. In case a candidate does not accept the offer by paying the prescribed fee by the specified date, the offer of admission will stand withdrawn, and the admission will be offered to the candidates in the waiting list, if any, in order of merit.

3.A Reservations to SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/EWS Candidates

In each discipline, 15% seats are reserved for SC, 7.5% seats for ST, 27% seats for OBC (non creamy layer) and 10% seats for EWS candidates. SC/ST/OBC candidates must also satisfy the eligibility requirements for admission. However, while considering their cases, only suitability for the programme is ensured and the SC/ST/OBC/EWS candidates are not compared with those belonging to other categories.

Further, a relaxation of 5% marks or 0.5 CPI (on a 10 point scale) shall be admissible on the marks obtained in qualifying degree for SC and ST candidates in the admission.

The SC/ST/OBC/EWS certificates must be produced at the time of written test / interview on the prescribed form. In case of OBC(Non Creamy Layer) the certificate should not be dated prior to six months from 1st May, 2020. The following authorities are empowered to issue the SC/ST/OBC/EWS certificate:

  1. District Magistrate/ Additional District Magistrate/ Collector/ Deputy Commissioner/ Addl. Deputy Commissioner/ Deputy Collector/ First Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ City Magistrate/ Sub-Divisional Magistrate/ Taluka Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Commissioner.
  2. Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate.
  3. Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar.
  4. Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides.
  5. Administrator/ Secretary to the Administrator/ Development Officer (Lakshadweep Islands).

3.B Reservations to Physically Challenged (PwD) Candidates

In total, 5% reservation (horizontal) shall apply for candidates with physical disability as per Govt. of India norms (minimum 40% disability; attested copy of the certificate from District CMO must be furnished). Such candidates must satisfy the eligibility requirements for admission. However, while considering these applications, only suitability for the programme is ensured and they are not compared with those belonging to other categories. The candidates called for counseling may also be examined by a Medical Board constituted by the RGIPT, Jais.

Download Reservation Certificate Format
SC/ST OBC(NCL) EWS PwD

Admission of Foreign Nationals and Indian Nationals Residing Abroad

Admissions to Ph D/M Tech Programmes are available for Indian nationals residing abroad (INRA) and foreign nationals as per details given below.

  1. Indian Nationals Residing Abroad (INRA): Candidates must have been residing abroad continuously for at least one year at the time of applying for admission. Their applications may be processed by the departments/schools as and when they are received or according to any schedule convenient to the departments/schools. The applications should be scrutinized to make sure that, in terms of qualifications, they are comparable with the candidates admitted in the general category.
  2. The applications of foreign nationals, who are sponsored by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR)/Study in India programme, will be scrutinized by the departments/schools concerned to assess their suitability for admission to the programme. The recommendations of the Department/School will be sent to the Chairman, Senate through the Chairperson, SPGC for approval.
  3. Candidates belonging to the above two categories should satisfy the eligibility conditions and should have qualified GRE. The candidates not having a GRE score will have to study and pass a suitably designed English course.

NOTE: Mere fulfillment of eligibility criteria does not guarantee admission in a programme. The candidates' performance in the written test and interview should be at the levels expected for the respective programmes.

Important Dates

Activities Dates
Opening of admission portal for online submission of application form March 18, 2020 at 1200 hrs.
Last date for online submission of application July 14, 2020 at 1700 hrs.
Last date for notification of shortlisted candidates to be called for interview on admission portal date will be announced soon
Date of Interview and Written test date will be announced soon
Announcement of list of candidates offered admission including wait candidates on Institute website date will be announced soon
First round of offer date will be announced soon
Second round of offer date will be announced soon
Third round of offer date will be announced soon
Date of physical registration in Department concerned July 26, 2020
Commencement of Classes July 27, 2020


Application Fee (Non Refundable)

Non-refundable Application fee should be submitted before filling of application form.

  • Rs. 500 (Five hundred only) for GEN and OBC
  • Rs. 250 (Two hundred fifty only) for SC, ST and PwD

How to Apply

Admission Form should be submitted online before the last date as specified under “Important Dates”. Candidates are advised to keep the testimonials, certificates, work experience, research/professional experience etc. ready before beginning the process of filling online application form

Instruction for Application Submission       Apply Online


Annexure I

Table 1A: Requisite Qualifications for M Tech Programmes

  1. Programmes at RGIPT Jais
    Name of the Programme Qualifications
    M Tech in Petroleum Engineering with specialization in a) Drilling Engineering or b) Production Engineering or c) Reservoir Engineering B Tech or an equivalent degree in Petroleum Engg./Petroleum Technology/Chemical Engineering and allied areas with a valid GATE score in Petroleum Engineering/Chemical Engineering.
    M Tech in Chemical Engineering with specialization in a) Petroleum Refinery Engineering or b) Biofuel-Bioenergy B Tech or an equivalent degree in Chemical Engineering or Bio-Chemical Engineering /Electrochemical Engineering /Energy Engineering /Environmental Engineering /Petrochemical Engineering /Chemical Technology/Oil Technology with a valid GATE score in Chemical Engineering
  2. Programmes at RGIPT Bengaluru PG Centre
    Discipline Qualifications
    Renewable Energy B E /B Tech in any branch of Engineering
    *Qualified in GATE in respective disciplines.
    Power and Energy Systems Engineering B E /B Tech in Electrical Engineering / Electrical and Electronics Engineering / Electronics Engineering / Electronics and Communication Engineering / Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering / Control System Engineering/ Power Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Chemical Engineering or equivalent degree
    *Qualified in GATE in respective disciplines.
    Energy Science and Technology B E /B Tech in any branch of Engineering.
    *Qualified in GATE in respective disciplines.
    Electric Vehicle Technology B E /B Tech in Electrical Engineering / Electrical and Electronics Engineering / Electronics Engineering / Electronics and Communication Engineering / Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering / Control System Engineering/ Power Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Chemical Engineering / Computer science / Information Technology / Transport Engineering or equivalent degree.
    *Qualified in GATE in respective disciplines.

    *The candidates not having a GATE score will have to qualify the written test followed by interview.

Table 1B Number of Seats Available for M Tech Programmes

Discipline Number of Available Seats
General SC ST OBC EWS Total
RGIPT Jais
Chemical Engineering 15 05 03 10 04 37
Petroleum Engineering 15 05 03 10

04

37
RGIPT Bengaluru PG Centre
Renewable Energy 06 02 01 04

02

15
Power and Energy Systems Engineering 06 02 01 04

02

15
Energy Science and Technology 06 02 01 04

02

15
Electric Vehicle Technology 06 02 01 04

02

15

Annexure II

Table 2A: Departments and Allied Disciplines for Ph D Programmes.

Departments

Allied Disciplines

Department of Petroleum Engineering and Geosciences

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics

Department of Chemical Engineering & Engineering Sciences

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Geo-informatics Engineering
  • Material Science and Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Geography
  • Chemical Technology

Department of Basic Sciences and Humanities

  • Material Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Biology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Renewable Energy
  • Polymer Science
  • Nanoscience
  • Chemical Technology
  • Computer Programming
  • Statistics

Department of Management Studies

Any branch of Engineering, Science, Social Science, Economics, CA/CS/ICWA and Commerce

RGIPT Bengaluru PG Centre

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering

A candidate possessing degree(s) that do not exactly conform to the disciplines listed above is also eligible to apply. Such application on recommendation from DPGC and approval from the Chairman Senate will be considered further for the shortlisting process.

Table 2B Discipline-wise Research Areas for Ph.D. Programmes

The discipline-wise the Research Areas in the Ph.D. programmes for the session 2020-21 are listed below.

Disciplines

Research Areas

Chemical Engineering

Fuel Cell, biomass conversion, gas encapsulation and storage, nanocatalysis, photocatalysis, membranes, crystallization, microfluidics, polymers and nanomaterials, H2 energy, catalysis, nanomaterials.

Petroleum Engineering

Enhanced oil recovery, nanodrilling fluids, gas hydrates, prospecting, source rock evaluation, mud formulation

Civil Engineering

Geo-informatics Engineering (LiDAR Remote Sensing, Laser Scanning, Geographic Information System-GIS, Digital Image Processing, Machine Learning with spatial data, Artificial Intelligence, GPS, IoT, Drone and sensor Based Imaging, Geospatial Data Modeling, DEM, Developing various applications using Sensors, Geospatial data and engineering techniques, integrating the tools of Computer Science, Electronics, Geomatics, Statistics, Geography etc. as in the case of developing urban mapping, noise mapping, landuse-landcover mapping, forest mapping, reservoir modelling, and in developing fire & alarming system etc.);Structural Engineering, Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering; Environmental Engineering; Geotechnical Engineering; Transportation Engineering; Engineering Geosciences.

Electrical Engineering

Electrical machines & Drives; Power-Electronics; Control Systems; Power Systems

Electronics Engineering

Microwave Engineering; Digital Techniques and Instrumentation; Microelectronics, Communication System Engineering

Humanities Sciences

English (Literature, Professional Communication, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Narrative Studies), Philosophy (Indian and Western Logic, Peace and Ahimsa Studies, Gandhian Philosophy, Value Education, Humanistic Philosophy), Computational Linguistics (MT, CALL, Computational Semantics, Grammar Formalism, Sanskrit Computation Linguistics), Psychology (Intelligence, Indigenous Research, Macro Organizational Behaviour), Sociology (Environmental Sociology, Sustainable Urbanization, Smart Cities), History & Political Science.  

Management studies

Operations Management, SCM, Production System, Service Process Simulation and Service Level, Revenue Management and Analytics, Supply Chain Analytics, Contracts Modelling, Capacity Sensitive Product Mix Planning, Brand Management, Consumer Behaviour, Green Marketing, Services Marketing, Neuromarketing, Indigenous Management Systems, Human Resource Management, Strategic Issues in Oil & Gas Sector, Data Envelopment Analysis, Corporate Finance & Equity Valuation, Behavioral Finance, Initial Public Offerings, Marketing Management, Marketing Research, Consumer Behavior, B2B Marketing, Sales & Distribution Management, Public Policy & Governance, Corporate Ethics, Governance and CSR, Entrepreneurship with reference to Rural/ Social Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management in Development Sector, Organizational Behaviour with reference to Government and Non- Government Sector. Marketing Management/Strategy, Product and Brand Management, Managing Retail Business, Conflict Management, Leadership, Energy related issues in Oil & Gas Sector.

Chemistry

Synthetic organic/inorganic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Surface Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, polymer chemistry, Materials chemistry, Nano catalysis, metal organic frameworks, materials, hydrogels, petrochemicals, nanomedicine, Biomaterials, Water Splitting, Sustainable materials, Covalent organic frameworks, physical chemistry.

Mathematical Sciences

Harmonic Analysis, Differential Geometry, Numerical Wavelet methods for partial differential equations, Numerical Analysis of (PDEs, Mathematical Image Processing, Stochastic Modelling (Queuing Theory) Integral Equations, Numerical Analysis, Optimization, Fluid Dynamics, Biomechanics, Non-Liner Waves, Graph Theory and Network Science, Rings and Modules, Mathematical Modeling and Porous Media, Soft Computing, Fuzzy Sets, Algebraic Numerical Techniques, Mathematical Modeling on heat Transfer Problem, Reliability Theory, Statistical Information Theory, Stochastic Ordering and Ageing, Order Statistics and Record Values, Numerical Analysis of Partial Differential Equations, Hyperbolic Conservation Laws, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Data Assimilation Techniques, Mesh Free Methods, Computational Finance

Physics

Solar and Space Plasma Physics, Condensed Matter Physics (Theory), Quantum Information, Condensed Matter Physics (Experiment) & Materials Science (Experiment), Biophysics, Photonics (Theory and Experiment), Remote Sensing, High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics, Econophysics, Cosmology.

Renewable Energy

Solar Thermal Systems, Phase change materials, Energy storage systems (with and without storage system), Solar cell, Solar energy applications, Green buildings, sustainable development.

Materials Science & Technology

Polymers, oxides, Nanoparticles for energy sector, Photo voltaics, photocatalysis, modelling & Simulation of material structures and processes

Geoscience

Isotope Geochemistry, organic petrography, Hydrology and Watershed processes, Remote sensing and geographic information systems, Paleo environments and the sedimentary record, Biogeochemistry of soil systems, Geophysics and structural geology.

Table 2C Discipline-wise Research Areas for Ph.D. Programmes (Bengaluru PG Centre)

Disciplines

Research Areas

Chemical Engineering

Optofluidics for bionics and energy applications, Microfluidic devices for energy applications, Flexible Electronics and Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, Electro & biochemical sensors and their applications in detecting bio-molecules and environmental pollutants, Surface coatings for energy materials and its applications, Role of surface and subsurface structures in adhesives and their applications, Adhesives for biomedical and industrial applications, Optofluidic Sensors for detecting Pressure, temperature and crack failure in thin films & coatings, Optofluidic integrated plasmonic biosensors for food pathogen detection, Novel composite electrode materials for supercapacitors and battery applications, Materials for Energy storage and conversion devices, Electrodes for Next generation sodium batteries, Electrolytes for solid state Metal-ion batteries, Electrode composites for high energy density supercapacitors, Fabrication of IT-SOFC Large area cells by cost effective process, organic/ inorganic electrodes for potassium batteries, Advanced Separation Technology, Biological Wastewater Treatment, Pyrolysis of Waste Plastics, Biofuels (Bio-Ethanol, Bio-Methanol and Bio-Diesel).

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Smart grid and Micro-grid, Electric vehicle, Renewable energy Systems, Renewable Integration, Solar photovoltaics, Building Integrated Photovoltaic/ Thermal systems, Energy Efficiency, Net Zero Energy Buildings, Solar thermal systems, Energy, Exergy and Economic analysis of Renewable Energy Systems, Grid modernisation, Power Quality, Energy and Load forecasting, Life cycle assessment, Energy Auditing, Battery Management, Sensors and transducer design for occupational health hazards, Smart energy systems, Instrumentation and control for energy systems, Data analytics, Electronic materials, solar cell, dye sensitized and perovskite solar cells

Mechanical Engineering

Biofuels, Internal Combustion engines, Gasification and system integration of Renewables, Thermal Energy Storage, Solar Thermal Systems, Phase Change Materials, Thermal management of Batteries, Thermal Energy Systems

Materials Science & Engineering

Nanomaterials for energy sector, Nanomaterials for gas sensors, materials/ nano science (experimental), photocatalysts and electrocatalysts for OER and HER, Magnetoresistive materials, condensed matter physics (experimental).

Table 2D Total Number Institute Assistantship available in the departments in Odd Semester 2020-21

Discipline

Total Number of Available Assistantship

Petroleum Engineering and Geosciences

06

Chemical Engineering and Engineering Sciences

08

Basic Sciences

10

Management Studies

08

Humanities and Social Science

02

Bengaluru PG Centre

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Material Science and Engineering

10

NOTE:

  • Reservation rules as per the Government of India policy will apply.
  • The number of available Institute Assistantship should not be considered as available seats.
  • Applicants who are either of sponsored category or who are already awarded fellowship by external agencies can submit their applications for admission in department even if there are no Institute Assistantship available.