Announcement, Ph.D. Programme 2022

Institute for Advancing Intelligence (IAI), under the aegis of TCG Centres for Research and Education in Science and Technology (TCG CREST), is offering Ph.D. fellowships in broad areas of Computer Science and Mathematics with a special focus on Cryptography and Security, Quantum Information and Quantum Cryptography, Mathematical Applications, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Financial Analytics. Only Full-time Ph.D. aspirants will be considered. All students who passed or are in their final year pursuing M.Tech / M.E / M.Sc / M.Stat / M.Math or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Physics or other areas of Quantitative Sciences may apply. Exceptional B.Tech / B.E students will also be considered. The degree will be awarded in collaboration with either Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) and/or Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute (RKMVERI) and/or NIT Durgapur subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria of the respective institute.

Candidates will be selected based on their performance in the IAI Admission Test (written examination) followed by an interview conducted by the Institute. Those who clear the cut-off marks of the Written Admission Test will be interviewed. As an integral part of the interview, each candidate has to explore one relevant research paper of his domain of interest which will be discussed during the interview. Selected candidates will be given a Junior Research Fellowship of Rs. 40000/- including HRA. An appropriate contingency amount will be provided for purchasing books, printing, attending National/International conferences and other such expenses.

The Advertising flyer is available [here].

Recent Updates: Final allocation of seats is published (Aug 06, 2022), First round allocation of seats is published (July 18, 2022), Admission Merit-list is published (July 06, 2022), Interview dates are published (June 17, 2022), Interview list is published (June 08, 2022), Offline venue, examination duration, and admit card distribution dates are updated (May 16, 2022), Application deadline extends up to May 20, 2022 (May 15, 2022), Application portal is open (April 05, 2022), Webpage is up (March 15, 2022)

Rules and Regulations: The rules and regulations for all the Ph.D. fellows are listed [here]

Final Allocation of Seats: The final allocation of seats are given below:

  • Mathematics: The list can be found [here].
  • Computer Science: The list can be found [here].

First Round Allocation of Seats: The first round allocation of seats are given below:

  • Mathematics: The list can be found [here].
  • Computer Science: The list can be found [here].

    Merit List
    : The admission 2022 merit list can be found [here].


The interview schedule can be found [here]. The list of selected candidates for interview is available [here]. The interviews will be tentatively held between June 22 to July 1. The exact date and time will be informed shortly.

Important Dates

  • Application Begins: April 05, 2022
  • Application Deadline: May 15 May 20, 2022
  • Admission Test: May 28, 2022 (14:00 – 17:30)
  • Interview: June 22 – July 01, 2022

Admission Test

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