Financial assistantship is available for Full Time PhD students in the form of teaching assistantship or research assistantship.
Teaching assistantship. The students under this plan are expected to help the instructors in various courses for the smooth running of the course.
Research assistantship. The students under this plan are expected to help the faculty members in various research projects. They may be assigned limited academic duties.
Special research assistantships are available for system administration and development of the institute IT system. This option is available to PhD scholars with background and a flair for systems. The students are expected to assist design, plan, and execute IT-related tasks. Preference will be given to candidates who have prior experience in system administration.
Only full-time regular students are eligible for assistantships and scholarships.
The teaching/research assistantship carries with it a stipend, but also has responsibilities for some academic work. The assistantship has three components:
Scholarship: This part of the assistantship is for good scholarship and will be continued as long as the student maintains defined academic performance (and remains a full time student).
The financial support continuation shall be contingent upon the performance in academics and the assigned academic/administrative duties and will be reviewed every semester.
All candidates applying for this fellowship have to appear for an interview conducted by the Research committee and those who qualify will be offered a fellowship of Rs. 20,000/- p.m. for a period of three years. Scholars with a valid GATE score will get an additional stipend of Rs. 5,000/- for a period of three years.