PhD Scheme

Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme for Electronics & IT

Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India has launched “Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme for Electronics and IT” with an objective to enhance the number of PhDs in Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) and IT/IT Enabled Services (IT/ITES) sectors in the country.

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the scheme in 2014 for a period of nine years.

The total estimated cost of the Scheme is Rs. 466 crores (Rupees Four Hundred sixty six crores only)

Salient features of the PhD Scheme are as follows:



The duration of scheme would be for a period of five years for the purposes of selecting candidates for support under the scheme. However, the funding would be continued till 9th year for the commitments already made during the scheme period.

Important Links

Admin Approval of the PhD Scheme (04/03/2014)

Amendment to Admin Approval of the PhD Scheme (23/11/2015) image

For further details, kindly refer to the portal of the PhD Scheme:



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