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About the Dual Doctoral Degree Program

The Dual Doctoral Degree Program (DDDP) aims to develop academic and student exchange

between two institutions whereby students who successfully complete the DDDP will be

awarded a two separate doctoral degrees for the one thesis with the certificates from each

Institution clearly indicating the joint nature of the degrees.

Students will stay in AIT for 4 semesters (2 years) and continue the doctoral program at partner

institution (either @ IIT-Roorkee or IIT-Kanpur) for 3 semesters.

Thesis committee will comprise of Doctoral Degree Advisory Committee with Chairman from

AIT, Co-Chairman from IIT and two more members from either of the institutions. Student will

do the 12 credits of course work in the first semester and defend the thesis proposal by the end

of second semester. Research work on the thesis will start subsequently.

Benefits There is very high demand of PhDs in India as it has become mandatory to have PhD for teaching profession in Universities Students will pay a reduced fee as they will spend minimum 3 semesters in partner institution, during this time their 3 semesters fee will be waived off by host as well as partner institutions The credits of courses and the thesis will be recognized by each partner on reciprocal basis Students upon fulfilling the requirements of each institutions will be awarded the Doctoral Degree from the host institution and an additional degree from the partner institution mentioning that the doctoral degree was done jointly in both the institutions Students will receive stipend/ accommodation / health coverage from participating institutions based on MoA The Procedure

Fill up Pre-Admission Online Form

Students interested in getting admitted into the DDDP shall first be selected into the PhD

program at either Institution as per the selection procedures of the respective Institution. This

Institution shall be called the Home Institution.

The collaborating departments from both the Institutions shall then select potential DDDP

Scholars from among the students thus selected into the individual PhD program at either

Institution.

The admission to the DDDP shall be subjected to the normal application and selection

criteria and other entrance requirements for entry into the PhD program at the Partner

Institution.

The procedure shall normally be carried out within six to twelve months of the student

initially enrolling in the PhD program, through video conference and/or by any means

including exchange of data pertaining to the students, reference letters, and so on. •Students

finally selected into the DDDP shall be enrolled on a full- time basis at both Institutions.

Eligibility / Criteria for AIT

have strong academic records (both undergraduate and

graduate) and normally hold a four-year bachelor's degree, and a

Master's degree, preferably with a combination of course and

thesis work, from an institution of good standing, acceptable to

AIT. The minimum cGPA requirement for admission to the

doctoral program is 3.25 or equivalent, at

the Master's degree level.

English Proficiency Requirement: AIT-EET:6

or IELTS-Academic:6 (writing 6) or TOEFL

Paper: 550 (writing 59-61) or TOEFL CBT: 213

(writing 25-26): TOEFL IBT: 80 (writing 21-23);

submit a brief outline of dissertation

research proposal (5-10 pages) including the

required research facilities, if necessary.

Two recommendation letters

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF

TECHNOLOGY ROORKEE

is among the foremost of institutes of

national importance in higher technological

education and in engineering, basic and

applied research.

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF

TECHNOLOGY KANPUR

was established in 1959, is one of the

premier institutions established by the

Government of India

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semesters
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AIT STUDENTS
Tuition Fees - subsidized by partial AIT Scholarship to selected students Other fees will be as per standard AIT rate
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•	Master degree GPA          of 3.25 or equivalent •	AITEE / IELTS 6.0 AIT REQUIREMENTS
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About the Dual Doctoral

Degree Program

The Dual Doctoral Degree Program

(DDDP) aims to develop academic

and student exchange between

two institutions whereby students

who successfully complete the

DDDP will be awarded a two

separate doctoral degrees for the

one thesis with the certificates

from each Institution clearly

indicating the joint nature of the

degrees.

Students will stay in AIT for 4

semesters (2 years) and continue

the doctoral program at partner

institution (either @ IIT-Roorkee or

IIT-Kanpur) for 3 semesters.

Thesis committee will comprise of

Doctoral Degree Advisory

Committee with Chairman from

AIT, Co-Chairman from IIT and two

more members from either of the

institutions. Student will do the 12

credits of course work in the first

semester and defend the thesis

proposal by the end of second

semester. Research work on the

thesis will start subsequently.

Benefits There is very high demand of PhDs in India as it has become mandatory to have PhD for teaching profession in Universities Students will pay a reduced fee as they will spend minimum 3 semesters in partner institution, during this time their 3 semesters fee will be waived off by host as well as partner institutions The credits of courses and the thesis will be recognized by each partner on reciprocal basis Students upon fulfilling the requirements of each institutions will be awarded the Doctoral Degree from the host institution and an additional degree from the partner institution mentioning that the doctoral degree was done jointly in both the institutions Students will receive stipend/ accommodation / health coverage from participating institutions based on MoA The Procedure

Fill up Pre-Admission Online

Form

Students interested in getting

admitted into the DDDP shall

first be selected into the PhD

program at either Institution as

per the selection procedures of

the respective Institution. This

Institution shall be called the

Home Institution.

The collaborating departments

from both the Institutions shall

then select potential DDDP

Scholars from among the

students thus selected into the

individual PhD program at

either Institution.

The admission to the DDDP

shall be subjected to the

normal application and

selection criteria and other

entrance requirements for entry

into the PhD program at the

Partner Institution.

The procedure shall normally be

carried out within six to twelve

months of the student initially

enrolling in the PhD program,

through video conference

and/or by any means including

exchange of data pertaining to

the students, reference letters,

and so on. •Students finally

selected into the DDDP shall be

enrolled on a full- time basis at

both Institutions.

Eligibility / Criteria for AIT

have strong academic records

(both undergraduate and

graduate) and normally hold a

four-year bachelor's degree, and

a Master's degree, preferably

with a combination of course

and thesis work, from an

institution of good standing,

acceptable to AIT. The

minimum cGPA requirement

for admission to the doctoral

program is 3.25 or equivalent, at

the Master's degree level.

English Proficiency

Requirement: AIT-EET:6 or

IELTS-Academic:6 (writing 6) or

TOEFL Paper: 550 (writing 59-61)

or TOEFL CBT: 213 (writing 25-

26): TOEFL IBT: 80 (writing 21-

23);

submit a brief outline of

dissertation research proposal

(5-10 pages) including the

required research facilities, if

necessary.

Two recommendation letters

INDIAN INSTITUTE

OF TECHNOLOGY

ROORKEE

is among the foremost

of institutes of national

importance in higher

technological

education and in

engineering, basic and

applied research.

INDIAN INSTITUTE

OF TECHNOLOGY

KANPUR

was established in

1959, is one of the

premier institutions

established by the

Government of India