PhD (Research) Program

Institute of Informatics and Communication (IIC), UDSC invites applications for Full Time Ph.D. programme for the academic year 2016-17.

A total of 01 seat is available in the areas of Informatics and Communication. The Institute/Department/University reserves the right to change the number of seats or not to award any Ph.D. position.

Eligibility: The candidate should have a minimum of 55% marks (or equivalent CGPA score) in M.Sc. /M.Phil. /M.Tech. /M.S. Degree in Informatics/ Communication/ Electronics/ Physics and allied subjects from a recognized University/ institute. 5% relaxation will be permitted for reserved categories as per the University norms.

How to apply:

Candidates interested in Ph.D. admission should submit duly filled on-line application form at .Candidates applying for more than one department are required to fill up separate forms for each department.

Selection procedure:

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of an Entrance Test comprising of a Written Test and an Interview.
  • Written Test will be for duration of 90 minutes based on Multiple Choice Questions.
  • Candidates holding a (i) valid national level research fellowship, (ii) research position in current research projects of the IIC, UDSC or (iii) awarded lectureship in the CSIR-UGC NET (or equivalent examination) are exempted from the written test, but will be required to appear for the interview for selection. For details, see Ordinance VI-B of the University of Delhi.
  • Candidates appearing for the written examination will be short-listed for the interview. The list of short-listed candidates will be valid till the next written test for Ph.D admissions.
  • Admission of the candidates for Ph.D. programme is based on their suitability to specific specialisations and also subject to fulfilling all other conditions laid down in Ordinance VI-B of the University of Delhi.
  • Candidates who do not have any fellowship may be provided Non-NET UGC fellowship based on its availability and only if the candidate is finally selected for the Ph.D. program.
  • The syllabus for the written test is available on the website of the institute (
  • There is no fee for the entrance test.
  • The written test and interview will be held at University of Delhi South campus.
  • No TA/DA will be paid for attending the written test and interview.
  • All candidates must carry a valid ID for the written test as well as the interview.

All announcements will be made available on the Candidates are requested to regularly check the website for updates.

Note: IIC reserves the right not to fill up the vacant seats of Ph.D program in case of non-availability of suitable candidate. The admission is also subject to fulfilling all other conditions laid down in Ordinance VI-B of the University of Delhi.