Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology PhD Program in Computer Science

Name of Institute / University

Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology

Courses Offered

PhD Program in Computer Science at IIIT-Delhi (2010) in the following areas:

a) Image Analysis and Biometrics
b) Information Management and Data Analytics
c) Mobile and Ubiquitous computing
d) Security and Privacy
e) Software Engineering
f) Theory

Collaborative PhD Program:

For collaborative PhD program, applications are invited for the following research areas:

Biometrics: collaborators are from University of Notre Dame, USA; West Virginia University, USA; The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Information Security: Collaborators are from University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA; IBM- India Research Labs, India; City University London; State University of New York, Buffalo, USA; University of Luxemborg, Luxemborg

Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing: Collaborators are from University of California, Los Angeles, USA; INRIA-Rocquencourt, France; Newcastle University, England; Ohio State University, USA
Software engineering: Collaborators are from Saarland University, Germany; Microsoft Research, Bangalore; The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Information Management and Analytics: Collaborators are from IBM Indian Research Lab; University of Aizu, Japan


For both programs (regular PhD and collaborative PhD), IIIT-D is looking for candidates who have good programming expertise, solid foundations in CS/Maths, and interest in pursuing research in one of the above mentioned areas. Eligibility criteria for applying: A person who graduated within the last two years with a BTech/ BE/ MTech / MS/ ME in CS/IT/ECE/EE with a good academic record (at least a CGPA of 7.5 or equivalent in IITs/NITs, or in the top 10% in his/her CS/ IT/ ECE/ EE batch from other institutions). Requirements may be relaxed for candidates with publications/ R&D/software development experience in their area of interest.

How To Apply

Apply online (From March 22, 2010).

Application checklist:

Printout of Duly filled application form

Non refundable application fee: A demand draft of Rs. 300 in favor of IIIT-Delhi, payable at Delhi

Send the hardcopy of application (printout of the online form and academic documents) to:

PG Program Coordinator
IIIT Delhi
NSIT Campus
Azad Hind Fauj Marg
Sector-3, Dwarka
New Delhi - 110078

Contact Details

Ph: +91-11-2509 9177
Fax: +91-11-2509 9176

Admission Process

Based on the facts furnished in the application, a screening will be performed and selected candidates will be asked to appear for a competitive entrance process that includes written and programming tests and interview. Written test may be objective or short subjective. Questions will be from Data Structures, Algorithms, Discrete Maths, Theory of Computation, and Probability Theory. in the programming test, candidates will be asked to write and execute a program in one of three languages (C, C++, JAVA). Based on the performance in written and programming tests, selected candidates will be interviewed.

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