Fellowship Program

Doctoral fellowship in India for ASEAN

IIT (ISM) Dhanbad is pleased to invite applications for PhD fellowship from ASEAN countries under “Doctoral fellowship in India for ASEAN”. This fellowship will be funded by Ministry of Education; Govt. of India with a monthly stipend, an annual research grant up to 5 years of PhD Programme (mentioned in the Table appended below). This program is designed exclusively for students belong to ASEAN countries. Details of the fellowship and eligibility criteria is as below:-

Particulars Details
Tenure of fellowship Maximum 5 years
Stipend (p.m.) INR 31,000/- for the first 2 years,
INR 35,000/- for the next 3 years
Research grant Up to INR 170,000/- for research expenses such as travel, books, contingency
Accommodation/Monthly House Rent Allowance 24% of the stipend, if hostel accommodation not provided

About IIT (ISM) Dhanbad

The Indian School of Mines was formally opened on 9th December 1926, by Lord Irwin, the then Viceroy of India to address the need for trained manpower related to mining activities in the country with disciplines of Mining and Applied Geology. The Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) constituted under Institute of Technology Act, 1961 is administered through IIT Council-the apex body, Government of India under the Chairmanship of Honourable Minister, MoHRD for uniform and smooth governance of Pan-IIT in our country.

Situated in the heart of the country’s prime Coking Coal belt, 260 kms from Kolkata with a campus spread over an area of 393 acres, (with 218 acres of existing campus and 175 acres under acquisition and development) the fully residential IIT(ISM) has all the facilities of world class academic institute. Standing tall since early decades of 20th century, the institute is steadily sailing through the millennium change and has emerged into one of the most prominent institution.


Indian Institute of Technology IIT(ISM) with full bloom functioning of 18 branches of Engineering, Applied Sciences, Management Studies and Humanities. IIT (ISM) has had a centenary long credentials of outperforming achievements/contributions in academia and the industry.

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science & Engineering
  • Applied Geology
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Mathematics & Computing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Fuel, Mineral and Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Mining Machinery Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Management Studies
  • Humanities and Social Science

International Collaborations

IIT (ISM) has been collaborating with various eminent foreign universities to provide international exposure to its students. IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has signed numerous MoUs with different universities around the world. The MoUs are multi-faceted, including cultural exchange, semester programs, research, internship, placements and guest faculty exchange. (Please go through our International Relations website link.)

Eligibility Criteria:

All foreign students/NRI/PIO should have passed the examination in the concerned subject and should fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria for admission as per the requirement of programme from a University/Board subject to its final verification by the respective Department. The eligibility for the PhD programmes is outlined below:

B.Tech / MS / M.Sc / M.Sc.Tech / M.Tech / ME / MBA or equivalent with 60% marks/6.0 CGPA on 10 point scale or equivalent.

Fee Details:

Selected candidates will be required to pay course fee @ 22,500 per semester and Hostel & Mess Fee @ Rs. 37,500 per semester apart from the security deposit @ Rs. 4,500/-.