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Doctor of Philosophy

Institute offers doctoral research programmes leading to the award of Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering and Science in the following departments:
     (a) Department of Forge Technology
     (b) Department of Foundry Technology
     (c) Department of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
     (d) Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
     (e) Department of Applied Science and Humanities

Category of Research Scholars

     (a) Full-time Research Scholars with Scholarship
     (b) Full-time Research Scholars without Scholarship 
     (c) Full-time Research Scholars sponsored by Industries
     (d) Part-time Research Scholars from Institute Faculty/Staff

Eligibility for Admission

The minimum educational qualifications required for admission to PhD programmes in Engineering and Science is one of the following: 
(a) M.E. / M. Tech. from a recognized institution or university in the relevant discipline, with at least 6.5 CGPA (or 60% Marks) in aggregate. 
(b) B.E./ B. Tech. in the relevant discipline or MCA from a recognized institution of university, with at least 7.5 CGPA (or 70% marks) in aggregate. 
(c) M. Sc. or equivalent from a recognized institution of university in relevant discipline with at least 7.5 CGPA (or 70% marks) in aggregate.

For candidates belonging to SC/ST category, a relaxation of 0.5 CGPA (or 5% marks) is allowed in the minimum requirement. 

The faculty and Staff/ members of the Institute, who satisfy the eligibility, criteria may be considered for admission the PhD programme as Part-time Research Scholar subject to a no-objection certificate from the Institute. They shall work for their PhD programme while discharging their normal duties. 

Apart from required qualifications and academic record, the research aptitude, ability to work in team, subject interest, availability of research supervisors and facilities available and research focus of the concerned department will be considered by the DRC while selecting the candidates.
Dr. Nandiat Gupta
Professor & Dean, Research 
Mobile No: +91 - 9431108164
Dr. Partha Sarathi Mondal
Assistant Professor & Co-ordinator
Mobile No.: +91 95369 12014
Shri Sumit Raj
A.R (Academic)
email Id: nifftacademic[at]
Office No.: 0651-2912208
Mobile No.: +91 81054 76009

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