The IDP offers a Ph.D. programme in Educational Technology. The programme consists of coursework, projects and a dissertation. Please see the Research tab for research focus of the Educational Technology IDP.
Applications are invited for admission for Ph.D. for the Spring Semester.

Important dates:

  • Application forms open - 3rd September, 2018
  • Last date for submission of completed application forms - 16th October, 2018
  • Entrance Test - 5th December, 2018

Entrance Test Venue: A1A2 classroom, Maths building.
Date & Time: December 5, 2018, 10.00 AM
Reporting Time: 9.30am at the test venue
Those who get qualified in the entrance test shall be shortlisted for an interview. The interviews will be held in the afternoon on December 05, 2018.

For any admission related queries, please write to us at: admissions.et[at]iitb.ac.in

The Eligibility Criteria for the Ph. D. Programme in Educational Technology are as follows.

First Class or 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST) , as specified in the General Eligibility Criterion, in the qualifying degree:

  1. M.Tech./M.E. or equivalent degree in any branch of Engineering    OR
    M.Des.    OR
    M.Phil. (2-year degree) in Social Sciences

  2. M.A./M.Sc./M.Phil.(1 year)*    OR
    M.Ed. (with technology adoption and assessment studies)*

* For applicants with degrees in (ii) above, one of the following will be required in addition:

  • a valid GATE score (eligible for Institute TA/ RA)  OR
  • a valid CSIR/ UGC JRF (eligible for Institute TA/ RA)  OR
  • a valid UGC/CSIR (Lectureship) (eligible only for project positions)  OR
  • two years of research experience in fields related to educational technology (eligible only for project positions)

The ET PhD written exam will test general aptitude and basic knowledge of probability, statistics, instructional design, learning theories and research aptitude. A sample question paper from a previous year is available here. Other sample questions from past written tests are available here.

You can locate our office within the IITB Campus Map (Look at Square B4, #53)

FAQs

Is there an entrance test or interview or both for admission for Ph.D.?
There are both.

  • There is first an entrance test.
    Venue: A1A2 classroom, Maths building. Details will be announced shortly.
    You can locate the Maths building within the IITB here. (Look at Square B4, #53)
  • Those who get qualified in the entrance test shall be shortlisted for an interview.

Is there a sample question paper for entrance test?

  • A sample question paper from a previous year is available here.
  • Other sample questions from past written tests are available here