Monday, April 2, 2012


Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar invites application for admission to Ph.D. Programme from candidates
in the following categories: 
1. Regular full‐time scholars with Institute Assistance. 
2. Sponsored Scholars: Candidates who possess the minimum prescribed qualifications and are in service in any of
the following establishments shall be eligible for admission to the Ph.D. program as Sponsored Scholars: 
i) Defence or other ministries of the Government of India or any other government organizations;   
ii) Established industrial research and development organizations 
iii) Autonomous bodies and public undertakings 
iv) Universities/Colleges 
1) School of Basic Sciences: 
Organometallics, Green Chemistry, Supramolecular Chemistry, Molecular Recognition, Organic Solid State
Chemistry, Polymorphism, Coordination Chemistry, Magnetic Materials, Bioinorganic Chemistry, Organic
Synthesis, Theoretical Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry, Protein Chemistry & Biochemistry, Biological and
Catalytic Activity of Transition Metal Complexes, Complex Dynamics, Fractals, Combinatorial Matrix Theory,
Spectral Graph Theory, Queuing Theory, Applied Probability Models, Stochastic Models in the Operations
Research, Biology and Mathematical Finance, Optimization Theory, Geometric Programming, Artificial Neural
Network, Applied Functional Analysis, Optimization theory,   Complementarity Problems, Plasmonics and
Optical Sensors, String Theory, Nanostructure Materials,   Soft Condense Matter, Atomic Molecular Physics,
Thermo‐electrics, Multiferroics and Nano‐magnetism.
2) School of Earth, Ocean & Climate Sciences: 
Hydro ‐geochemistry, Water – Rock interaction, Geochemistry of soil & sediments, Pollutant Pathways.
3) School of Electrical Sciences:
RF and Microwave Engineering, Antenna Design, Radar Signal Processing, Microgrid Protection, Planning and
Operation, Wide Area Protection for Transmission Systems and Intelligent Systems for Smartgrid Infrastructure,
Decoupling Control, Robust Control, Periodic feedback Control, Power Quality, Custom Power Devices, Renewable
Energy Sources, Application of Soft Computing Techniques to Power Systems, Adaptive Signal Processing, Soft and
Evolutionary Computing, Semiconductor Material and Device Characterization, Wide Bandgap Semiconductor
Devices, MMICs, Fiber Optics Device, Optical Communication, Optical Sensor, Communication System.    
4) School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Management:
5) School of Infrastructure (Civil Engineering):
Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Transportation and Highway
Engineering, Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering.
Economics ‐
Environmental Economics, Natural Resources Economics, Macroeconomics, Development,             
Economics & Rural Development
English ‐
Indian Writing in English, Post Colonial Literature, Travel Writing, Business Communication,
American Literature, Canadian Literature, ELT, Cross Cultural Communication, Autobiography
Psychology ‐
Consumer Behavior, Cyber Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive   
Neuroscience, Psycholinguistics, Psychology of Personality, Marketing   6) School of Mechanical Sciences (Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering):
Computational Fluid Dynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Turbulence, Heat Transfer, Composite Materials, Sandwich
Structures, Fracture Mechanics, Composite Materials, Smart Composite Structures, Vibration, Fracture Mechanics,
Solid Mechanics, Supply Chain Management, Quality Control, Logistics, Industrial Noise Control.
7) School of Minerals, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering: 
Advanced metal processing, Metal based alloys and composites, Metal‐ceramic interaction, Modelling
and simulation of materials.
How to Apply:   
Duly completed application form (downloadable from, should be sent to
Officer‐on‐Special Duty (Academic Affairs), IIT Bhubaneswar, Samantapuri, Bhubaneswar, Odisha – 751 013 along
with a Demand Draft of Rs. 500/‐ for General/OBC, Rs. 250 for SC/ST drawn in favour of “IIT Bhubaneswar” on
any nationalized bank payable at Bhubaneswar latest by 30thApril, 2012 

by post or in person. Please superscribe
‘Application for Admission to Ph.D. programme in the School of ______________’ on the top of the envelope.
Women candidates are exempted from the payment of application fees. Candidates applying for more than one
School should submit a separate application for each School. 
The Institute reserves the right to call a limited number of candidates for written test or/ and interview.   


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