Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University For Women
(Established by Govt. of Delhi vide Act 9 of 2012)
ISO 9001:2015 Certified University
Ph.D. ADMISSION - ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA*
The minimum entry qualifications for Full-Time/Part-Time Research Scholars are as follows:
  • 1) For Engineering: M.E./M.Tech. Degree or equivalent from a recognized University/ Institution in the relevant discipline with minimum of 60% marks in aggregate or its equivalent CGPA in the point scale and B.E./B. Tech. or equivalent with minimum of 60 % marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA.
  • 2) For Computer Applications: MCA from a recognized University/ Institution with minimum of 60% marks in aggregate or its equivalent CGPA in the point scale and Graduation Degree (with Sciences and Mathematics) with minimum of 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA.
  • 3) For Sciences: Masters Degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized University/Institution with 60% marks in aggregate or its equivalent CGPA in the point scale and undergraduate degree in the relevant discipline with 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA.
  • 4) For Humanities: Masters Degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized University /Institution with 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent CGPA in the point scale and undergraduate degree in the relevant discipline with 55% marks in aggregate or equivalent CGPA.
  • 5) For Architecture and Planning: 1. Master degree of a recognized institution or University in various specialization of Architecture or Planning or allied subject with 55% marks (50% for reserved categories) or equivalent grade or 2. (a) Bachelor’s degree of a recognized institution or University in Architecture or Planning with 60% marks (55% for reserved categories) or equivalent grade. (b) Professional/Research Experience for a minimum period of eight years after obtaining the Bachelor’s degree.

Note: Applicants belonging to Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribe, OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and Differently-abled Categories will be given 5% relaxation in minimum entry qualification marks. Applicants appearing in Final year/semester of their qualifying degree may also apply. I

An applicant is eligible for Part-Time Research Scholar (Sponsored)/ Full-Time Research Scholar (Sponsored), provided she fulfils the following conditions:
  • 1)The Applicant possesses the minimum entry qualifications for the degree as mentioned in latest PhD Regulations, refer R.1.2.1.
  • 2) The applicant is presently employed under any of the following categories:
    • a. Applicant is working in organizations which have MOU with IGDTUW.
    • b. Applicants working on Full-Time basis (regular/adhoc/contract) in a National Level R&D Lab/ a reputed Organization/ recognised educational Institution / University/ PSU/ Corporate/ Industry registered under Company’s Act Organization.
    • c. Applicants working in projects (JRS/SRF/Project Assistant/Research Assistant etc.) in National-Level R&D Institutions.
  • 3) The Applicant possesses at least two years of relevant work experience in the above categories, as at point (ii) b. However for point (ii) c. work experience is not mandatory.
  • 4) The applicant gets an NOC from her employer, at the time of provisional registration.

IGDTUW-Junior Research Fellow (IGDTUW-JRF) An applicant shall be eligible for Junior Research Fellowship instituted by IGDTUW provided she fulfils the following conditions:
  • 1) She possesses the minimum eligibility qualifications.
  • 2) She has qualified UGC-CSIR-JRF/NET examination or has qualified GATE with a score above the minimum cut off or has qualified Research Aptitude Test (RAT) examination. A person who has appeared in the above examinations but is awaiting results may also apply. However, she shall be required to produce a valid documentary evidence of having qualified the examination at the time of interview.
  • 3) She is not receiving any financial assistance from any other sources.

* Please note that all the information on this page is only indicative, candidate should refer the latest PhD admission brochure/notices/guidelines.