NUS-IIT Joint Ph.D.


This joint Ph.D. programme is offered by the Faculty of Science, National University of Singapore (NUS) and the following partner universities:

  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)
  • Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)
  • Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK)

The students on this joint Ph.D. programme will be registered at both NUS and IIT and graduate with a joint degree. The candidate may apply to either NUS or IIT. When accepted, the admitting university will be the home university.

At NUS, the students will follow the coursework/ graduation requirements for all NUS graduate students.


Course Requirements

Students are required to spend at least two semesters each at NUS and IIT, either reading graduate modules or undertaking research. The cost of travel, accommodation between home and partner university and any living expenses will be incurred by the students.


Research Scholarships

Students awarded with research scholarship from their home university will be bound by the terms and conditions of the research scholarship.