Announcements for PhD Admission Dec 2023


 All the important announcements regarding PhD admissions for the Aerospace Engineering Department, IIT Bombay, shall be posted here. Please check for updates.


Candidates appearing for the Ph.D. written exam should report to the Department of Aerospace Engineering main office at 8:30 AM on 5th December 2023. new

 Topics for the written exam - Click here

 Sample question paper for entrance test – Click here

 Faculty Information Slides – Click here

 Contact us at – admissions[at]


Admission Procedures:

  1. Preparatory stage:

    1. Review the information provided on this website.

    2. Identify the faculty members whose work aligns well with your research interests.

    3. Mandatory: Select ONE specialization from Aerodynamics (AE1), Dynamics and Control (AE2), Propulsion (AE3), and Structures (AE4), in which you will take the written test. This can be based on your research interests and that of the faculty member(s) you have identified in item B above.

    4. If your interests are cross-disciplinary, then select a primary specialization that is closest to your interests and strength. You may be considered for an interview in other specializations based on recommendations of the primary panel.

    5. Note that there are no RA seats in our department for admissions.

    6. Upload all the relevant mark sheets (Bachelors/Masters degrees), and / or transcripts. If these documents are not available, then a study certificate should be uploaded to qualify for admission.


  1. The written test will be conducted on 5th December 2023 at IIT Bombay and is fully in-person / offline.

The test comprises of two parts:

    1. General comprehension and Mathematics: 15 marks

    2. Specific questions from chosen specialization: 15 marks


  1. Interview for final selection (5th, 6th, and 7th December):

    1. Final interviews will be held in-person in the Aerospace Engineering department.

    2. Duration of each interview is 15 to 45 min.

    3. Final results will be declared by the academic office.

 Details about the time and venue shall be posted on the admissions page shortly.