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Admission to Ph.D Programme for the Session Jan-2023 under Institutional Fellowship / National Fellowship Category

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Admission to Ph.D Programme for the Session Jan-2023 under MoD Sponsored [DRDO, Services& Industry] Category

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 Ph.D. Programmes- JANUARY- 2023

Applications are invited for admission to Ph.D. Programme, as per description below.

 Introduction:

Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) is Technological Institute of National repute for higher learning. The Institute imparts education and training in Advanced Technologies used for Tri-services, DRDO, DPSUs etc. DIAT found its roots in 1952, as a training institute has grown over the years into a premier teaching and research institute for DRDO and the Armed Forces.

The main focus of the institute is to evolve as an Innovative Unique Research University to develop indigenous contemporary Defence related technologies and also to provide technological solutions to the Services. DIAT is committed to generate high quality and talented human resource in broad areas of Defence Technologies to cater the needs of DRDO, Armed Forces and other Defence establishments.

DIAT offers admission to Ph.D (full-time) in the frontier areas of Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, School of CSE&DS, Applied Physics, Applied Chemistry & Metallurgical & Materials Engg, Limited few Institute Fellowships are available.

Department /School -wise area of Research are as under:[Institutional ScholarshipCategory]

Sr. No Department / School Subject / Research Area
1 Metallurgical and Materials Engg Computational Materials Engineering, Energy Materials, Machine Learning, Microstructural modelling, Organic Photovoltaics, Phase-field modelling, Modeling and Simulation and Simulation of Batteries and Supercapacitors.
2 Electronics Engg. Signal & Image Processing, Machine Learning, Human Machine Interaction, BCI, UAV Robotics, Automative Radar, Wearable Antenna, RFID, Smart Glove, Active antennas, Textile Antennas, Reconfigurable antennas, Semiconductor devices, Low Power Circuits, VLSI Circuits, MOSFEIS, 2D Materials, FPGA, AIGML for Devices, RF Circuit.
3 School of Computer Engg& Mathematical Science Quantum Machine Learning, Secure & Intelligent lo TS, Cyber Physical Systems, Numerical Analysis, Partial Differential Equations (PDEs), Scientific Computing, Image Processing with PDEs, Programme Analysis, Cyber Security, OS, Malware Analysis, Natural Language Processing, Data Science, Machine Learning, Self-Driving Cars, Data Sciences, Machine Learning, Computer Vision.
4 Mechanical Engg. Composite Structures, Fracture Mechanics, Functionally graded Structures, Composite patch repaired system, Flow Separation and control, Fluid structure interaction, Thermal Management Systems.
5 Applied Physics Sensor Development, Microfluidic devices, Resistive Switching, Photoacoustic Communication, Fiber Optics Sensors, Mid-IR Quantum Cascade Laser, THz Quantum Cascade Laser, Quantum Dot Laser, Low Noise Fiber Amplifiers, Optical System Design, Biophotonics, High power ultrafast lasers, terahertz technology, fiber lasers, Nonlinear light matter interaction.
6 School of Robotics Robotics, Control Navigation, SLAM, Control and Motion Planning of Automation Systems, AI & ML based Approaches for Robotics.
7 School of Quantum Technology Quantum Communication, Quantum Metrology & Sensing, Quantum Simulation & Quantum Machine learning.

 

In addition to the above, Project Staff from DRDO Laboratories & DIAT (JRF/SRF/PA) &Candidates with CSIR-NET, DST, UGC-NET or any other National fellowship / scholarship available to them are also eligible to apply for Ph. D admission in any subject area of the concerned deptt / school.

Sr. No Department Subject / Research Area
1 Metallurgical and Materials Engg. 3D, 4D Printing Biopolymers, Scaffolds, nanocomposites, Phase Changing Fabrics, Composite Hydrogen Storage, Materials Science, Polymer Nanocomposites, Supercapacitor and battery type electrode materials, Piezoelectric materials, Armor materials, Coating materials, Composite materials, High Entropy Alloys, Additive manufacturing, Texture, Thermomechanical Processing of Metallic Materials, Eletrical Steel, Additive Frictions Stir Processing, Welding, bulk Metallic Glass and Nano Materials, Computational Materials Engineering, Energy Materials, Machine Learning, Microstructural modelling, Modeling and Simulation of Batteries and Supercapacitors.
2 Electronics Engg. Signal & Image Processing, Machine Learning, Human Machine Interaction, BCI, UAV Robotics, Automotive Radar, Wearable Antenna, RFID, Smart Glove, Active antennas, Textile Antennas, Reconfigurable antennas, Semiconductor devices, Low Power Circuits, VLSI Circuits, MOSFEIS, 2D Materials, FPGA, AIGML for Devices, RF Circuit.
3 School of Computer Engg& Mathematical Science Quantum Machine Learning, Cyber Physical Systems, Big Data, AI, AR / VR, Cyber Security, Cryptography, Secure Software Engineering, AI & ML, DL, Digital Forensics, Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Offensive Security, OS Security, Natural Language Process, Malware Analysis, Programme Optimisation.

 

Numerical Solution to Partial Differential Equation using Finite Element Methods / Boundary Element Methods / Fictious Domain Embedding Methods, Image Processing, Fluid Mechanics / Bio Mechanics, Machine Learning in Physiological Dynamics, Machine Learning Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Medical image Analysis, Self Driven Cars, Data Science, Applied Mathematics.

 

4 Aerospace Engg Aerodynamics
5 Applied Chemistry Nanomaterial chemical synthesis or QDs noble metal & metal hybrid chalcogenides for opto-electronics & energy application, Solar Photocatalysis for Hydrogen Generation Ionic liquids & application, catalytic hydrogen combustion, liquid membranes, phase change and energetic materials, Nanomaterials, Hybrid Nanocomposites, Catalysis, Organic Nanomaterials, Biomimecity, Thermal Analysis
6 Mechanical Engg. CAD/CAM/Robotics, Manufacturing Consideration in Design, Fabrication, Characterization and Processing of Composite Materials, High Speed machining / green machining of aerospace materials, Precision Robotic Welding of Aerospace Materials, Micro manufacturing / Micromachining of “ Difficult to cut materials”, Surface Engineering, Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing), Design & Analysis of Composite structures, Fracture Mechanics, Functionally Graded Structures, Bonded Patch repair for damaged FRP Composite Structures.
7 Applied Physics Electronics Nanotechnology, Sensor Technology, Physics, Electronic Nose Development, Machine learning, Composite for EMI shielding & stealth, Sensor Development, Renewable Energy, Photoacoustic Communication, Fiber Optics Sensors, Quantum Cascade Laser, Quantum Dot Laser, Low Noise fiber Amplifiers, Optical System Design, Optical Communication.
8 School of Robotics Robotics, Control Navigation, SLAM, Control and Motion Planning of Automation Systems, AI & ML based Approaches for Robotics.
9 School of Quantum Technology Quantum Communication, Quantum Metrology & Sensing, Quantum Simulation & Quantum Machine learning.

Eligibility:   

  1. a) Qualification
  • Acandidate,seekingadmissiontotheD.program,shallberequiredtohavepassedthequalifyingexaminationsecuringatleast55%marksorequivalentCGPA/DGPA.Arelaxationof5%ofmarksmaybeallowedforthosebelongingtoSC/ST/OBC(noncreamy-layer)/PWD-(Divyang)categories.Thequalifyingdegreesare:-
  1. a) Master of Engineering/Master of Technology (or equivalent) for Ph.D. in Engineering/Science.
  2. b) Master in Science (M.Sc. or equivalent) for Ph.D. in Science

[As per UGC Regulations 2022]

  • Acandidatewhohaspassedthequalifyingexaminationwiththerequisitepercentageofmarksasprescribedaboveandwhofulfillthe followingrequirementmaybeconsideredforadmissiontotheD.programme:-

 a) Qualifiedinanationalleveltestsuchas,CSIR/UGCNET,GraduateAptitudeTestforEngineering(GATE),RajivGandhiNationalfellowship, NBHM etc.subjectwiseandcategorywiseGATE/NETcutoffwillbedecidedby

OR

  1. b) A candidate who is a recipient of National Doctoral Fellowship or other fellowships from government / semi-government organization such as Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), University Grants Commission (UGC), INAE, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Dept. of Biotechnology (DBT), Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) and similar organizations.
  2. b) Age limit

Not above30 years as on Jan, 01, 2023.

Relaxations as per Govt. of India rules apply to SC / ST / OBC / PH applicants.

Note:-

  •  Women candidates are encouraged to apply for admission.
  • The Institute shall implement the reservation policy in Ph.D. admission in accordance with relevant act of Parliament being in-force from the time.
  • A PWD (Divyang)/ SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) candidate shall not get double benefit of being an SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) as also a PWD candidate.
  • Project Staff from DRDO Laboratories & DIAT [JRF/SRF/RA] working under sponsored projects may be allowed to register for PhD, subject to fulfilling eligibility criteria and also qualified GATE/NET examination.

 Selection:      

Admission to Ph.D. will be based on the performance in the entrance exam (written test) conducted by the department concerned followed by a personal interview.

Financial Assistance:

  1. a) The selected Ph.D. candidates against this admission notice, admitted as full-time Ph.D. students will be provided financial assistance as per Institute rules, in force from time to time. The Ph.D. students (who are provided Institute fellowship) will be required to assist in research and teaching activities for a maximum of 10 hours per week in addition to their own duties.
  2. b) In addition to the Ph.D. scholarship, such candidates would also be entitled for contingency grant(presently 15,000/- per year) in accordance with the decisions of the Institute.

Boarding / Lodging:

Selected candidates will be provided hostel accommodation (Exclusive Girls Hostel available). Mess facilities are available on payment basis. The present monthly charges towards boarding and lodging are Rs. 7000/- (subject to revision). However, Rs. 40,000/- is to be deposited at the beginning of each Semester towards lodging and boarding charges, in advance.  A security deposit of Rs. 10,000/- would need to be paid to Hostel Office.

How to Apply:

Application form is available at Institutes websitehttp://www.diat.ac.in . Application fee of Rs. 500/- for General / OBC category  (Rs. 250/- for SC/ST & Women candidates) per programme is required to be paid either online (through State Bank collect) or by Demand Draft drawn in favor of Vice Chancellor, DIAT, Pune, payable at Pune-411025. The filled in application form in the prescribed proforma has to be forwarded in a sealed envelope, super scribed “Application for Admission to PhD Programme in the Department / school of ______” to the Joint Registrar (Academics), Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Girinagar, Pune 411025 along with the DD / online generated receipt and self certified copies of mark lists, certificates and other testimonials. These documents should reach DIAT latest by on or before 13thJan 2023. Postal delay will not be entertained. Candidates seeking admission to more than one Department need to apply separately.

General Information:

 Since the applications may be short listed, mere possessing of the prescribed qualifications would not entitle a person to be called for test/interview. The Institute may restrict the number of candidates to be called for test / interview to a reasonable limit, on the basis of qualifications / marks higher than that of the minimum prescribed in the advertisement.

  • For short listing of candidates, the department screening committee may decide subject-wise and category-wise GATE/NET Cut off.
  • Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and fees once paid will not be refunded on any count nor can it be held in reserve for any other admission process
  • Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification. Postal delay shall not be entertained.
  • No correspondence will be entertained in respect of advertisement, interview, selection etc. The list of Shortlisted candidates will be displayed on http://www.diat.ac.in website along with other information viz. date of Interview / Written Test / Result. The candidates are requested to check the DIAT (DU) Website http://www.diat.ac.in for related information from time to time.

 Course Fee and Other Charges:

Selected candidates for the Ph.Dprogrammes are required to pay Semester Fee @ Rs. 31,000/- per semester (for Gen & OBC) and @ Rs. 18,000/- (for SC & ST) payable immediately on joining and a caution deposit of Rs. 10,000/-, &Rs.4000/- as one time fee, commencing from Jan 2023.  Fees payable up to submission of thesis by candidate admitted to Ph.Dprogramme shall be as prescribed by the Institute from time to time.

  Important Dates:

  •  Last Date of receipt of Hard copy of application :13th Jan 2023
  • Tentative Date of Interview / Written Test :24thJan 2023
  • Tentative date of commencement of the programme :4thweek of Jan 2023

 

Ph.D. Programmes- Januray- 2023 Batch

Category – MoD Sponsored /Self Sponsored (DRDO, Tri-Services), Industry Sponsored / Other R&D Govt. Organizations.

Applications are invited for admission to Ph.D. Programmes for Session January-2023,

as per description below.

Details of Department / School-wise vacancies for admission to PhD ProgrammeJanuary-2023.

Sr. No. Department Subject/Research Area Vacancies under MoD Sponsored
1 Aerospace Engineering Aerodynamics, Flight Mechanics 02
2 School of Materials and Chemical Sciences Thermal Barrier Coatings, Materials Science / Polymer Nanocomposites, Supercapacitor and battery type electrode materials, Piezoelectric materials, Armor materials, Coating materials, Composite materials, Computational Materials Engineering, Energy Materials, Machine Learning, Microstructural modelling, Organic Photovoltaics, Phase-field modelling, Modelling and Simulation of Batteries and Supercapacitors, High Energy Materials, propellants, pyrotechnics. 06
3 School of Computer Engineering and Mathematical Science. Quantum Machine Learning, CPS, IOT Security, VR/AR/AI, Applied Maths, Fluid Mechanics, Machine learning, App. Cryptography, Post Quantum Cryptography, Secure Software Engg., AIML, Deep Learning, GANs, Computer vision, NLP, OS/Cyber Security, Malware, Program Optimization, Machine learning, Data Science. 16
4 Applied Physics Free Space Optical Communication, Under Water Optical Communication, Bio-Photonic, Ultrafast Photonics. 03
 

5

Electronics Engineering RF/Microwave Antenna Radar, Radar Signal Processing, RF Photonics, Low RCS targets detection, Signal Processing, Machine Learning, Robotics, UAV Radar, RFID, Wireless Power Transfer, Antennas for Automotive, Smart Gloves, Wearables, Microelectronics, VLSI, SOC, Machine Learning ASIC Design. 05
6 Mechanical Engineering Composite Structure, FEM, Solid Mechanics, Nano Indentation, Deformation Behaviour, Tribology, Fluid Mechanics, CFD, Heat Transfer, Composite structures, Adhesively Boarded Joints, Fracture Mechanics, FGM, Experimental Fluid Mechanics, Flow Separation and control, Blast, FSI, Terramechnics CFD, Blast Valve. 07
7 School of Robotics Underwater Robotics, Aerial Robotics, Swarn Robotics, Control, AI, ML based Control, Microcontroller Design, Robot Dynamics & Control 03
8 Technology Management NIL NIL
9 School of Quantum Technology Quantum Computing, Quantum Metrology & Sensing, Quantum Materials, Quantum Simulation & Quantum Machine learning. 04
  Total 46

 

* The number of vacancies is only indicative and DIAT reserves the right in this matter.

Eligibility for External Part Time Research Scholar:

Acandidate,seekingadmissiontotheD.program,shallberequiredtohavepassedthequalifyingexaminationsecuringatleast55%marksorequivalentCGPA/DGPA.Arelaxationof5%ofmarksmaybeallowedforthosebelongingtoSC/ST/OBC(noncreamy-layer)/PWD-(Divyang)categories.Thequalifyingdegreesare:-

 

  1. a) Master of Engineering/Master of Technology (or equivalent) for Ph.D. in Engineering/Science.

 

  1. b) Master in Science (M.Sc. or equivalent) for Ph.D. in Science

 

  1. c) BE/B.Tech with 10 years of research/industrial experience for PhD in Engineering / Science.

 

  1. d) A candidate who is sponsored as a part-time candidate by a government department / public sector undertaking / R & D, with at least five years of relevant experience, who shall work for his/her PhD in his/her parent organization fulfilling the residency period requirement as per Rules & Regulations for the Award of the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy – 2016. The candidate is required to submit a NOC, sponsorship and work experience certificate from the parent organization. [Annexure I & J]

Last Date of Application:

Duly filled-in application in the prescribed proforma may be forwarded to the Joint Registrar (Academics), DIAT (DU), Girinagar, Pune-411025 so as to reach on or before 27th Dec 2022.

 Selection:      

Admission to Ph.D. will be based on the performance in the entrance exam (written test) conducted by the department concerned followed by a personal interview.

Course Fee & Other Charges:

MoD Sponsored(DRDO& Service Officers) & MoD Self-Sponsored (DRDO& Service Officers) Candidate: Selected candidates for the Ph.Dprogrammes are required to pay Semester Fee @Rs.50,000/- per semester payable immediately on joining, and caution deposit of Rs. 10,000/-

For Industry Sponsored, Other R&D Govt. Organisations, DPSU’s, Govt. Industry etc are required to pay Semester Fee @ Rs. 65,000/- per semester payable immediately on joining and caution deposit of Rs. 10,000/-

Important Dates:

  • Last Date of receipt of Hard copy of application             :           27th Dec 2022
  • Tentative Date of Written Test / Interview :           1st / 2ndweek of Jan 2023
  • Tentative date of commencement of the programme :           1st / 2ndweek of Jan 2023

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NOTE:

THE LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF HARD COPY OF APPLICATION HAS BEEN EXTEDED UPTO

13TH JAN 2023

 

Important Dates:

  • Last Date of receipt of Hard copy of application :           13th Jan 2023
  • Tentative Date of Written Test / Interview :           24th Jan 2023
  • Tentative date of commencement of the programme :           Last week of Jan 2023