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. The admission for Ph.D. will be held only for the Autumn Semester each year. No applications will be invited for the Spring Semester.

To apply and read the detailed advertisement please visit the IIT Bombay Ph.D. admissions page.

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


News Update:
Entrance Test Venue: A1A2 classroom, Maths building. Date & Time: May 11, 2017, 10.30 AM

Those who get qualified in the entrance test shall be shortlisted for an interview. The interviews will be held in the afternoon on May 11.

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 at May 11, 10.30 AM. You can locate 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. The interviews will be held in the afternoon on May 11.

Is there a pattern and syllabus for entrance test?

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