Ph.D. Program

Students may enroll in the doctoral programme directly after B.Tech or after M.Tech. The objective of the programme is to promote the development of futuristic IT applications and patentable products, ideas, technologies. The institute intends to contribute to society through these highly qualified students, who have specialized in frontier areas of Information Technology. Research and development is now the focal point of the institute and our stress is on collaborative and interdisciplinary work. We introduce students to a research environment that contains facilities comparable to the best in the world

IIIT Allahabad invites applications for admission to the full time residential Ph. D. Program in the following major Research.

Information Technology: Soft computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Computer Vision, Remote Sensing, Image Processing, Multimedia, Graphics & Animation, Data Mining, Wireless and Mobile Networks, Service Oriented Architecture, Software Engineering and Theoretical Computer Science Distributed and High Performance Computing, Cryptography, Computer Forensics, Biometrics & Pattern Recognition, Information System Audit, Cyber Crimes, Security Architecture & Standards etc.

Electronics & Communication Engineering: Antenna & RF Design, Signal Processing, Low Power Design, Sensor Design & Fabrication, VLSI, Wireless and Mobile Networks, Fiber Optics, Photonics, Embedded Systems, Instrumentation, Bio-Sensors etc.

Management: Finance & Accounting, Economics, Operations, HR, Marketing, Risk Management, Strategy & International Cross Cultural Management, Project Management and E- Governance etc.

Bio-Informatics: Computational Biology, Structural biology & Drug designing, Systems Biology, Modeling & Simulations, Soft computing and High Performance Computing (HPC)

Applied Sciences: Nano Sciences, Genomics, Bio electrics& mechanics, Quantum Information, Quantum Optics, Modeling & Simulations, Computational Physics and HPC Physics etc.


  1. For Ph. D. admission in Information Technology, Electronics & Communication Engineering Candidates must have B.Tech./M.Tech./Equivalent Degree.
  2. For Ph. D. admission in Management, candidates must have MBA/PGDBM. IT background is desirable.
  3. For Ph. D. admission in Bioinformatics and Applied Sciences, candidate must have M.Tech. or M. Sc. (IT/CS/Bio-Tech./Bioinformatics/LifeSciences/Statistics/Mathematics/Physics).
  4. Preferences may be given to the candidates processing GATE Score/CSIR/JRF/ICAR/DST/INSPIRE Fellowship/Publications with good Impact Factor/R&D/Software Development experience in their areas of interest or those from Institutes of National and International Repute.

Admission Process for Rolling Admission:

An eligible candidate can apply by filling the online application form available at the Institute’s website. The Ph. D. Cell will then evaluate the candidate’s eligibility and credentials two times in a year normally in the months of May and November.