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Ph.D Admission Test Procedure and Schedule – 2019 Click Here to Download

A.        Eligibility Criteria Minimum Qualifications:

  1. M.Tech Degree of a University or equivalent for Ph.D. in Engineering / Technology in respective branch with 60% Aggregate Marks or CGPA not less than 6 on scale of 10.
  2. Master’s Degree of a University for Ph.D. in Sciences / Humanities / Social Sciences / Management / Pharmacy in respective discipline or equivalent with 60% Aggregate marks or CGPA not less than 6 on scale of 10.
  3. M.C.A. Degree with 60% Aggregate Marks or equivalent CGPA and two years experience for Ph.D. in Computer Science & Engineering / Information Technology Departments.
  4. Consistently good academic performance is desirable.

B.        Admission Procedure:

  1. Admission shall be based on personal interview of eligible candidates only. Each eligible candidate will have to give a short presentation before the interview committee in the area of research interest.
  2. The eligibility criteria for interview shall be determined as under :
    1. Satisfying the requirements of minimum qualification specified in A above.
    2. NET/SLET/UGC/CSIR(JRF) or equivalent national level examination qualified candidates.
      Shortlisted on the basis of merit in PhD entrance test conducted by JIIT.

C.        Important Dates and Schedule for Examination and Interview:


Last of Applications (Last Date)

07 December, 2019


Examination Schedule and Venue

(a) Venue JIIT Campus, A-10, Sector-62, Noida
(b) Written Exam 18 December, 2019 (Wednesday), 10.00 AM
(c) Interview-short listed candidates / direct interview as per B(ii) - 19 December, 2019 (Thursday) 10.00 AM
(iii) Where to send the Application (Write Ph.D. Application-JIIT, Noida on the Envelope)
PhD Admissions 2019
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology
A-10, Sector-62,
Noida-201 309.

D.        How to Apply (Opt for any of the following)

  1. Apply on line at www.getadmissions.com
  2. Download the application form from the web site www.jiit.ac.in and send it to address given above. Application must be sent along with a Demand Draft of Rs. 1000/- in favour of Jaypee Institute of Information Technology payable at Noida/Delhi
  3. You may also obtain the application form from JIIT, Noida, as per the above addresses by sending a draft of Rs. 1,000/- or purchasing on counter with cash.

E.        Written Examination Procedure

  1. Tests / Questions shall be different for each discipline of the program.
  2. Duration : 120 Minutes (60 minutes + 60 minutes)
  3. Full Marks : 100
  4. Test will cover all the core / compulsory subjects in the relevant Master Level degree. Written test would aim at judging the depth of knowledge and potential to do research work.
  5. The syllabi for each program have been loaded on the web site.

F.         Personal Interview shall be conducted only for candidates eligible as per B(ii) above.

G.        Format of Ph.D. Admission Test Question Paper (Engineering and Science Programs)

Distribution of Marks

Typesof Questions



No. of Questions

No. Of questions to be attempted

Objective Type

60 Minutes


65 of 1 mark each with 4 alternatives


Short-subjective (Descriptive, Analytical, Theoretical, Logical, Mathematical, Numerical, Derivations etc)

60 Minutes


12 of 6 marks each.

Note:- 2 marks for precise and accurate answers will be awarded.

H.        Format of Ph.D. Admission Test Question Paper (For Management)

Distribution of Marks

Part A : (50%) Multiple Choice

65 Questions of 1 marks each only 50 questions o be attempted.

Duration 60 Minutes


Research Aptitude and Methodology (20 questions of 1 marks each)


Statistics (20 questions of 1 marks each)


Business and Economic Environment (25 questions of 1 marks each)

Part B : (50%) Descriptive

(Only one area to be attempted out of listed areas)

Attempt any 5 questions out of 6 of any one area. Each question carries 10 marks

Duration 60 Minutes

Areas as specified in the syllabus

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management & Organizational Behaviour
  • Economics and International Business
  • Information Systems and Strategy

I.          Format of Ph.D. Admission Test Question Paper (For Humanities and Social Sciences)

Distribution of Marks and Duration of Test

Part A:

  1. (50%) 50 MCQs of 1 marks each in area of Research Methodology in Social Sciences Qualitative and Quantitative Techniques.
  2. Duration: 60 Minutes

Part B :

  1. (50%) 5 Descriptive Questions of 10 marks each (Only one area to be attempted out of 5 listed i.e. Sociology, English Language & Literature, Economics, Psychology, Finance, Marketing and HR).
  2. Duration: 60 Minutes

J.          Institutional Fee: The fee shall be Rs. 25,000/- per semester.

K.        Limited shared hostel accommodation is available for Ph.D. Scholars at an additional hostel fee of Rs. 55,000/- per semester which includes boarding and lodging.

L          Research Fellowship: Financial Support may be provided to full time Ph.D. students in the form of Research Fellowship, subject to availability.