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: Offline venue, examination duration, admit card distribution dates 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)

Online Application portal is open. Apply Now..!!

For admission, all applicants will have to apply through the Online Application Portal. To apply you need to register on our website. Once registered, you can log in, and click on the application portal to apply. Carefully read all the instructions before proceeding.

Important Dates

  • Application Begins: April 05, 2022
  • Application Deadline: May 15 May 20, 2022
  • Admit Card Distribution: May 22, 2022
  • Admission Test: May 28, 2022
  • Interview: June 27 – July 08, 2022

Admission Test

  • Examination Mode: Offline / Online
  • Offline venue: TCG CREST, Tower 1, Bengal Eco Intelligent Park (Techna), Block EM, Plot No 3, Sector V, Salt Lake, Kolkata 700091.
  • Examination Duration: 3.5 hrs (14:00 – 17:30)
  • Relevant Links: [Syllabus] [Sample Questions] [Last Year Question]

About IAI


  • Soumyajit Biswas: 📞9674426420,
  • Nilanjan Datta: 📞7980720012,
  • Arpita Maitra: 📞9830221008,