Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad provides Junior Research
Fellowship, IIT(ISM) JRF to the deserving and eligible candidates qualified through national level
tests and thus providing ample opportunities for carrying out research leading to Ph.D. degree.
The Ph.D programs are offered with various specializations.
The selection of Junior Research Fellow is through all India examination and interview. IIT (ISM) Dhanbad also allows direct entry of IIT (ISM) Dhanbad M.Sc. Tech. and M.Sc. students into Ph.D. program. Under this scheme, top 20% of M.Sc. Tech. /M.Sc.
Students of respective Departments who obtain an OGPA of 8.5 and above, can apply for direct admission in Ph. D. program, with the limit that each Department can have up to a maximum of 10 seats for all the courses offered by that Department taken together.
The below mentioned modes will be considered as screening criteria. Merit list will be prepared on the basis of performance of the candidate in the INTERVIEW.
A candidate can get qualified for the interview through any of the following modes:
Note: IIT(ISM) JRF is open to candidates below the age of 30 years (35 years for female candidate, PC, SC, ST and OBC).
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria|
|Ph.D.||Applied Geology||M.Sc./M.Sc. Tech in Geology / Applied Geology or
Integrated M.Sc.Tech/M.Tech. in Geology/Applied Geology or M. Tech. in Geological Technology
M.Tech in Mineral Exploration/Engineering Geology/Petroleum Exploration/Geo-exploration/ Exploration Geosciences/Remote Sensing/Remote Sensing and GIS applications/Geoinformatics/Petroleum Geosciences/Marine Geosciences having M.Sc./M.Sc. Tech in Geology/Applied Geology or Integrated M.Sc.Tech./M.Tech. in Geology/Applied Geology or M. Tech. in Geological Technology
B. Tech/M. Tech in Mining Engg/Mineral Engg./Civil Engg
|Chemistry||M.Tech. / M.Phil. / M.Sc. or equivalent in Chemistry / Applied Chemistry / Industrial Chemistry|
|Applied Geophysics||M.Sc/M.Sc. Tech/Integrated M.Sc/Integrated M. Sc. Tech. in Applied Geophysics/ Exploration Geophysics/ Geophysics or M.Sc. Tech in Marine Geophysics or M.Tech in Geophysical Technology or M. Tech (Petroleum Exploration)|
|Mathematics||M.Phil/ M. Tech. / M.Sc. or equivalent in Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing.|
|Statistics||M.Phil/M.Sc. or equivalent in Statistics/Applied Statistics.|
|Physics||M.Sc./Integrated M.Sc./M.Phil or equivalent in Physics/Applied Physics or B.Tech./M.Tech./Integrated M.Tech. or equivalent in Engineering Physics/Material Science/Nanoscience and Technology/Optoelectronics or equivalent.|
|Chemical Engg||M.Tech or equivalent in Chemical Engineering or its related discipline with B Tech/B.E in Chemical Engineering.|
|Computer Science and Engg.||M.Tech or equivalent in Computer Science and Engg. / Information Technology / Computer Application / Software Engineering / Electronics Engg. / Electronics and Communication Engg. / Electrical Engg. with B. Tech. or equivalent in Computer Science and Engg. / Information Technology / Electronics Engg. / Electronics and Communication Engg. / Electrical Engg.|
|Civil Engg.||M.Tech. / M.E. in Civil Engg. with B.Tech. / B.E. in Civil Engg./ Env. Engg. having specialization in their M.Tech./M.E. as Structural/ Geotechnical/ Water Resources/ Environmental/ Transportation Engg/ Remote Sensing and GIS/ Env. Sci. and Engg.|
|Electrical Engg.||M.Tech. or equivalent in Electrical Engg. / Control System Engg. / Power System Engg. / Electrical Machines / Power Electronics and Drives / High Voltage Engg. / Instrumentation Engg. / Power Apparatus and Devices / Electronics with B.Tech. or equivalent in Electrical / Electrical and Electronics Engg.|
|Electronics Engg.||M. Tech. / M.E. / MS in Electronics/Electronics and Communication/Electronics and Tele-communication/ Electronics and Instrumentation/Instrumentation/ Electronics and Electrical Engineering or related field with B. Tech./B.E. or equivalent degree in Electronics / Electronics and Communication/Electronics and Tele-communication/ Electronics and Instrumentation/Instrumentation/Electronics and Electrical Engineering|
|Environmental Science||M.Phil. / M.Sc. / M.Sc. Tech. or equivalent in Atmospheric science/ Botany / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Chemistry / Physics / Environmental Science / Environmental Science and Management / Geology / Hydrology / Soil Science / Remote sensing and GIS / Forestry|
|Environmental Science and Engg.||M.Tech. / M.E. or equivalent in Agriculture/ Atmospheric science / Biotechnology / Civil / Chemical / Environmental / Mining / Mineral / Water Resource Engg. / Environmental Science and Engineering|
|Fuel Engineering||M.Tech. or equivalent in Mineral / Fuel / Chemical / Metallurgical/Mining Engg; with B.Tech or equivalent in Mineral/Fuel/Chemical/Metallurgical/Mining Engg/Mechanical Engg.|
|Mineral Engineering||M.Tech. / B.Tech. or equivalent in Mineral / Chemical / Metallurgical / Mining Engg; B.Tech. Mechanical Engg. with M.Tech. in Mineral Engg.|
|English Language/ Literature||M.A. / M.Sc. / M.Litt. / M.Phil. or equivalent in English Language and Literature / Applied Linguistics and Language Teaching / English Language Teaching|
|Philosophy||M.A. / M.Sc. / M.Com / MBA or equivalent degree or Master’s in Engg. / Technology or equivalent degree or M.A. / M.Phil. in Philosophy or equivalent.|
|Sociology||M.Phil. / M. A. in Sociology or equivalent degree.|
|Industrial Engg. and Management||Postgraduate Degree in Industrial Engg. and Management / Industrial Engg. / Production Engineering / Mechanical Engg/Electrical Engg/Civil Engg or equivalent|
|Management||MBA Degree / Postgraduate Degree or Diploma recognized as equivalent to Postgraduate in Management by AICTE / UGC / AIU / Postgraduate Degree in Economics / Commerce / Psychology / Professional qualifications like CA / CS / ICWA / Postgraduate Degree in Industrial Engg. and Management / Industrial Management / Industrial Engg. / Production Engg|
|Mechanical Engineering||M. E. / M. Tech degree with specialization in Mechanical / Production / Manufacturing / Industrial Production / CAD-CAM / Machine Design / Mechatronics / Thermal / Heat Power / Energy / Power Plant / Automobile / Maintenance Engg. and Tribology WITH B. E. / B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Mechanical / Production / Manufacturing / Energy Engineering.|
|Mining Engineering||M.Tech. or equivalent in Mining Engg. / Opencast Mining / Mine Planning and Design / Rock Excavation Engg. / Geomatics / Underground Space Technology / Rock Mechanics/Civil Engg. / Engineering Geology; OR B.Tech or equivalent in Mining Engg. / Civil Engg. / Opencast Mining/Mining Machinery/Environmental Engg; M.Sc. Tech. (Applied Geology); M.Sc. (Geospatial Science).|
|Mining Machinery Engineering||B.Tech. / B.E. / M.Tech. / M.E. in Mechanical Engg. / Mining Machinery Engg / Maintenance Engg. and Tribology.|
|Petroleum Engineering||M.Tech. or equivalent in Petroleum Engg. / Petroleum Management; M.Tech. in Petrochemical / Chemical / M.Sc. in Chemistry.|