ADMISSION TO M.TECH. PROGRAMMES and Ph.D. Programmes- July 2016 Batch

Department of Defence Research & Development,
Ministry of Defence, Government of India
(Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC act 1956)
Category 'A' declared by MHRD, Government of India and Accredited by NAAC
Girinagar P.O., PUNE – 411025, Maharashtra, India.


Sl.No M. Tech Programmes Specializations Sl No M. Tech Programmes Specializations

1 Aerospace Engineering
 Guided Missiles
 Air Armaments ($)
 UAVs

2 Mechanical Engineering
 Marine
 Armament and Combat Vehicles
 Robotics(*)
 Design

Computer Science and Engineering
 Cyber Security
 Software Engineering & Intelligent System

Electronics & Communication Engineering
 Signal Processing & Communication
 Radar and Communication
 Defence Electronics Systems ($)
 Navigation Systems (GNSS, GPS,GAGAN etc.)
 Wireless Networks & Applications

Material Science and Chemical Technology
 Material Science and Technology
 Chemical Science and Technology
 Energetic Materials and Polymers

6 Modeling and Simulation Modeling and Simulation

Sensor Technology/Laser and Electro-Optics (LEOC)
 Sensor Technology
 Laser and Electro-Optics (LEOC)

8 Technology Management (#) Technology Management (#)
$ Applicable for MoD sponsored candidates only.
* Robotics is a multidisciplinary specialisation. M Tech degree will be
awarded as per the UG Degree of the student viz. M Tech in EE/ME/AE etc.
# applicable to Sponsored / Self financed candidates only

 Qualification:- Candidates who are desirous to join the above mentioned M. Tech Programmes in DIAT must have a Bachelor's degree in
Engineering/Technology or a Master's degree in Science as applicable to the programme
@ with 55% aggregate marks/5.5 CGPA and valid GATE score.
 Age Limit: - Not more than 26 years as on 01 July 2016. Relaxations as per GOI rules.
 Admission to the M. Tech programme shall be made directly based on GATE score. Candidates are required to submit separate applications for each
specialization. Admission to a specialization shall be made based on separate GATE discipline wise merit list. DIAT reserves the right to offer the specialization
on given M Tech programme.
 Candidates under non-MoD sponsored category (DPSUs/Industry) will be admitted through his/her employer and subject to meeting the additional conditions
specified below, through a separate selection committee appointed specifically for the purpose. Such sponsored candidate must be in service of the sponsoring
organization. The sponsoring organization must specifically undertake to provide full salary to the candidate and to relieve him/her to pursue the programme for its
full duration. Sponsored candidates are exempted from qualifying GATE requirement and there is no age limit.
@ NOTE: Refer the Institute website ( for the details of eligibility w.r.t. the specialization.

 Opening of Admission web portal for online application: : 28 March 2016
 Last Date for Submission of Online Application through Website : 22 April 2016
 Last Date for Receipt of Hard Copy of Application (By speed post) : 29 Apr 2016
 First Announcement of Selection List: : 09 May 2016
 Subsequent list will be announced in web site (
Commencement of Academic Session : 1
st week of July 2016

Sr.No Department Subject Area Approx. No. ofVacancies* ineach Dept(WithInstitutionalFellowship)
1 Materials Engg : 1

1. Shape Memory Alloys, Magnetic Materials, Oxide Based Semi Conductors for
various Application

2. Process Metallurgy, Texture, Mechanical Metallurgy
3. Physical Metallurgy,
4. Thermo-mechanical processing of Metallic Materials
5. Electrical Steel.
2MechanicalEngg : 1
1. Nanomechanical Charrecterisation of Coatings for Defence Application
2. Tribology
3 Applied Physics :1
1. Sensors, drug delivery, EMI Applications, Photovoltaics
2. Physics of 2D Materials
3. Grephene & related materials for Defence
4. Composites for EMI shielding & super Capacitor Hyperbolic Metamaterials
5. Quantum cascade laser, solar cell
4 Applied Maths : 2
Modelling and Simulation: Ground Water flow & Transport, Slip flow in Micro
Channels, Ground Water and Surface Interaction, Jet in Cross Flow. Numerical
Analysis/ Methods (Computational and Theoretical Aspects of Finite Element
and Domain Decomposition Methods), Image Processing, Theoretical/
Computational Fluid Dynamics (Mechanics).
5ElectronicsEngg : 3
1. Compressed Sensing/Array Processing/Underwater Communication
2. Optical/ Radar Signal Processing & Communication
3. Microwaves, RF, Antennas, RF Communications, Digital Communication etc.
6 Aerospace Engg : 2
1. Aerodynamics , Flight mechanics 2
Total Vacancies 10

a) Qualification
1. A candidate seeking admission to the Ph.D. program shall be required to have passed the
qualifying examination securing at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA/DGPA. The qualifying
degrees are:-
a. Master of Engineering/Master of Technology (or equivalent) for Ph.D. in
b. Master in Science (M.Sc. or equivalent) for Ph.D. in Science
c. B.E. / B.Tech with 10 years of research/industrial experience for Ph.D. In Engineering /
Science (this category is only for sponsored candidates)
Qualified in a national level test such as, CSIR/UGC NET (Fellowship), Graduate
Aptitude Test for Engineering (GATE), Rajiv Gandhi National fellowship. Subject wise
and category wise GATE/NET (Fellowship) cut off will be decided by DIAT
b) Age limit
Not above 28 years as on July 1, 2016.
Relaxations as per GOI rules apply to SC / ST / OBC / PH applicants.
(1) The Institute shall implement the reservation policy in Ph.D. admission in accordance with
relevant act of Parliament being in-force from the time.
(2) A physically Handicapped SC/ST/OBC candidate shall not get double benefit of being an
SC/ST/OBC as also a PWD candidate.

Candidates have to apply online through the website, . The application fee
for each program is Rs.500/- for General Category and Rs. 250/- for women and reserved
category (SC/ST/OBC/PWD) candidates, which is required to be paid either online or by Demand
Draft drawn in favour of Vice Chancellor, DIAT, Pune, payable at Pune. The application has to be
uploaded as per the instructions provided in the website, print out of the
application acknowledgement generated by the system after upload of application has to be
forwarded in a sealed envelope, super scribed “Application for Admission to PhD Programme in
the Department of ______” to the Joint Registrar (Academics), Defence Institute of
Advanced Technology, Pune 411025 along with the DD and self certified copies of mark lists,
certificates and other testimonials. These documents should reach DIAT latest by 29 Apr 2016.
Application will be processed only on receipt of the acknowledgement with DD. Also. Candidates
seeking admission to more than one Department need to apply separately.

Selected candidates for the Ph.D programmes shall be required to pay Semester Fee
@Rs.25,000/- per semester (for Gen & OBC) and @Rs. 15,000/- (for SC & ST) payable
immediately on joining and a caution deposit (refundable at the end of the Programme less dues
if any) of Rs.10,000/-, commencing from July 2016.
 The online application process will start on 30 March 2016 (Wednesday)
 Last Date for accepting online application form 22 Apr 2016 (Friday)
 Last Date of receipt of Hard copy of application 29 Apr 2016 (Friday)
 Tentative Date of Interview / Written Test 3 rd / 4 th week of May 2016
 Tentative date of commencement of the programme 1st  Week of July 2016

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