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NIT Sikkim BTech students now have access to direct admission to IIT Delhi PhD programs

NIT Sikkim BTech students now have access to direct admission to IIT Delhi PhD programs

IIT Delhi and NIT Sikkim have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to allow BTech students to apply directly to PhD programs. GATE or any other national-level exam will not be required of the students. The agreement will also make it easier for staff and students from the two institutions to travel and exchange ideas.

Key Highlight:

  • IIT Delhi and NIT Sikkim have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to allow BTech students to apply directly to PhD programs.
  • GATE or any other national-level exam will not be required of the students.
  • The agreement will also make it easier for staff and students from the two institutions to travel and exchange ideas.
  • The MoU was signed by Prof V Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi.

IIT Delhi and NIT Sikkim have recently inked an MoU under which BTech students from NIT Sikkim would be eligible for direct admission to IIT Delhi’s Ph.D. programs without the need to qualify for GATE or any other national-level test.

The MoU, which was signed by Prof V Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi, and Prof MC Govil, Director, NIT Sikkim, would also allow faculty and student exchange initiatives between the two institutes.

Direct admission for NIT BTech candidates

  • The undergraduate students at NIT Sikkim with a CGPA of 8.00 after their 6th semester (03 years) will be entitled to apply to IIT Delhi for a summer project and complete their 04th year (7th and 8th semesters, or either) there.
  • Since they would attend IIT Delhi with a minimum CGPA of 8.00, the requirement of GATE for a Ph.D. is waived off.
  • They are expected to demonstrate sufficient merit in coursework and research during their 7th and 8th semesters of the BTech.
  • After completing their fourth year at IIT Delhi, the students will be considered for early admission to the institute’s Ph.D. programs depending on their academic achievement.
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