IIA conducts the following two graduate programmes leading to Ph.D. degrees:
(i) Ph.D., jointly with Pondicherry Central University, and
(ii) Integrated M.Tech. - Ph.D., jointly with University of Calcutta.

Applications are invited from highly motivated students who have completed the qualifying degrees OR expect to complete their degrees latest by June 2020, with a consistently good academic record (please see the Guidelines page for more information on the eligibility criteria).

Applications will be screened and short-listed candidates will have to write the IIA Screening Test (IIAST), which will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the following 9 centres :
01 Bengaluru, 02 Bhubaneswar, 03 Chennai, 04 Cochin, 05 Delhi, 06 Guwahati, 07 Hyderabad, 08 Kolkatta, 09 Mumbai.

The online application will open on September 18, 2019. Candidates short-listed based on their performance in the IIAST will be called for personal interview in IIA, Bengaluru. Personal interviews for the Ph.D. programme will be held in the last week of December 2019, and that for the M.Tech-Ph.D. programme will be held during May 2020.

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