M.Phil./Ph.D. and M.Tech./Ph.D.: Master's degree in Computer Science or Mathematics or Statistics or Operational Research or in any branch of Science or Bachelor's degree in any branch of Engineering or Master of Computer Applications (MCA) with at least 55% marks.
Category-I (through entrance examination):Candidates must appear in the written examination conducted by the University. Based on the written test, short-listed candidates will have to appear in the interview. Admission is offered to candidates, finally selected on the basis of their performance in the written test and the interview.
Each student aiming to obtain an M.Phil./Ph.D. or M.Tech./Ph.D should clearly mention the stream, viz M.Phil/Ph.D. or M.Tech./Ph.D. in the application form. No change-over from one stream to another will be allowed after the confirmation of the admission.
Category II (NET Qualified candidates) : Candidates who have qualified for Junior Research Fellowship through CSIR/UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) examination are eligible to apply separately in the prescribed form under this category. Candidates shall have to appear for an interview and their selection will depend on their performance in the interview. Candidates who have appeared in the CSIR/UGC NET examination but results awaited may also apply under this category. However, such candidates will be interviewed upon submission of a valid proof of having qualified for or awarded the JRF certificate at the time of interview. Moreover, only candidates with valid proof of JRF qualification would be provided permissible travelling allowance for attending interview. Please note that candidates who have been awarded "Lecturership" in the CSIR/UGC examination are not eligible and will not be interviewed.
Duration of Course: The course work shall be completed within first two consecutive semesters and the dissertation in the subsequent third and fourth semesters.
Credit Requirements: No student admitted to the programme shall be eligible for the award of M.Tech. degree unless he/she secures 50 credits in all out of which at least 30 credits shall be for course work, 5 credits for seminar and 15 credits for the dissertation. In some cases, if the students complete the course work with the CGPA of 6.5 or more the students may be permitted to register directly for Ph.D. without submitting an M.Tech. dissertation.
Students are selected after undergoing a rigorous written test and the interview. The written test carries a weightage of 70%. Out of the thousands of candidates who appear, 60 to 70 candidates are finally called for an interview conducted by a panel of professors from which only 28 are finally selected. The success ratio is 1:300.