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Visvesvaraya scholarship for Amrita PhD students

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to full-time Ph.D program under “Visvesvaraya Ph.D scheme” MeitY, GoI


  • For PhD Scholars holding a Master’s degree in ME, M. Tech. MS by Research are eligible to apply for admission
  • Engineering candidates can seek admission after a 4 year/ 8 semester Bachelor’s degree.

Admission procedure

  • Candidates will need to apply in Amrita PhD Admissions Portal before the notified last date
  • Selected candidates will be called for written test and/or interview.
  • Preference given for those with valid GATE Score or UGC / CSIR-NET
  • To apply visit and click admissions portal link


2023 Admissions are now open.

Duration and Fellowship

  • Duration of scheme would be for a period of five years for the purposes of selecting candidates for support under the scheme.
  • Rs. 38,750/- per month (I & II years) & Rs. 43,750/- per month (III to V years)

Thematic Areas

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computational Engineering & Networking (CEN)
  • Computer and Communication Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering (Artificial Intelligence)
  • Computer Science and Engineering (Cyber Security)
  • Cyber Security
  • Cyber Security Systems and Networks
  • Earth Sciences
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Materials Science and Engineering (Multidisciplinary)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Wireless Networks & Applications

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