Ph.D. program at NIT Agartala (Department of Chemical Engineering

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Ph.D. Program at National Institute of Technology, Agartala (Department of Chemical Engineering).

In Association with SHRM Biotechnologies Pvt. Ltd.


PhDs are research-based degrees that help you start or continue your research in a field you’re passionate about. You can decide what you work on, how you work on it, and how you get there, with support and guidance from a supervisory team. Ph.D. is a 3 to 5 years doctorate level course, which students from MSc or MTech backgrounds can pursue. The student will have to submit the research thesis at the end of the course to earn the Ph.D. degree.

Make a world-first discovery, create innovation with lasting impact or shine a new light on important topics. Whether you’ve just finished your postgraduate degree, are in the workforce, or returning to university after a break, a research degree gives you a lot of options. Come and join the 5-years fully research-based Ph.D. program from one of the top-notch institutes of India, the National Institute of Technology, Agartala (Department of Chemical Engineering) in association with SHRM Biotechnologies Pvt. Ltd.

About nit agartala

The National Institute of Technology Agartala (also known as NIT Agartala) is a technology-oriented institute of higher education established by India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development Government of India in Agartala, India. NIT A is a top-notch institute in India and is committed to developing highly competent young Engineers, Scientists, and Management Professionals to cater to the ever-increasing techno-managerial needs of national and international standards fulfilling professional ethics and societal commitment.

Reasons to undergo a PH.D. Degree

  • Passion for Research.
  • Become an Expert in your Field.
  • Put your Studies into Practice.
  • Learn with Engaged Peers.
  • Boost your Career.
  • Networking Opportunities.

Questions one should ask before undergoing a PH.D. Degree

  • Is this Subject something I'm Passionate about?
  • Do I Really Need a Research Degree to Follow my Passion?
  • Am I Ready to Venturing 5 more Valuable Years into Academics?
  • Have I found the Right Supervisor?
  • Can I Afford it Financially?

Eligibility to enrol in the PH.D. Program

Education Qualification

Master’s degree with a minimum 65% or 6.5 CGPA out of 10. Candidates who have cleared NET/ GATE or any other equivalent examination would be given preference and would also be eligible to get a monthly fellowship directly from the Ministry of Human Resource, Govt. of India. However, candidates without NET/ GATE would also be eligible for the program, but they won’t be eligible for any kind of monthly fellowship.

Age Requirement

For a Ph.D. program with a fellowship, the age requirement for the candidate would be required as per the eligibility criteria set by different funding agencies (like CSIR, BDT, and MHRD). However, for a Ph.D. program without fellowship, age is not a constraint.

Time of Admission

Twice a year. June and December sessions.

Major Thrust Areas for Research

  • Biofuels
  • Systems Biology
  • Nanotechnology
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • Environmental engineering and waste treatment
  • Adsorption
  • Polymer and rubber
  • Catalytic reactor
  • Membrane separation and Membrane distillation
  • Liquid membrane
  • Artificial intelligence and Machine Learning.
  • Process Modeling
  • Simulation
  • and Optimization.
  • And Many More…..

Process of Registration of the Program

Fill up the inquiry form. (
Complete the Application Process,
Initial Screening of the Candidates based on their Previous Academic Records.
Common Entrance Test.
Final Interview.

Fees for the Program

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Why should you go for a PH.D. Degree?

  • Ph.D. Students acquire three vital skills through this course: unique thinking problem-solving and correct decision-making.
  • In Science any experiment has a high chance of failure. So these students learn to accept failure and don't get afraid of it.
  • Students studying for their Ph.D. gets the opportunity to create new and modified information and contribute to the knowledge of the scientific world.
  • Ph.D. candidates have multiple job opportunities in almost every sector of employment including colleges and universities Research labs government organizations and many more.
  • Because of the research work these candidates get a lot of travel opportunities to different places.
  • A Ph.D. candidate can even go abroad for further research studies and jobs.
  • The average salary for Ph.D. candidates is good and ranges up to INR 2000000 per annum.

How to prepare for ph.d. entrance exams?

  • Keep a strong hold on subjects like Logical Reasoning English and General Awareness. These are the subjects that will help you to crack the entrance exam successfully.
  • You should know about the exam pattern and syllabus so that you can learn how to solve questions and sections in a given period of time.
  • You should make new and different strategies to solve fast.
  • You should work smarter rather than harder and follow the syllabus strictly.
  • Invest time in yourself. You should know about your strength and weakness so that you can work on your weakness.
  • You should ask questions to clear doubt. So that you can solve all the questions by yourself after properly understanding the topic.
  • Read newspapers on a daily basis. It will strengthen your general knowledge and verbal and written English.

What are the job profiles available after PH.D.?

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  • Product Manager.
  • Assistant Professor.
  • Operational Research Analyst.
  • Medical Scientist.
  • Management Consultant.
  • Research Scientist.
  • Post-doctoral research associate.
  • And many more……