Admission Announcements

List of Candidates Shortlisted for Interviews – Click here

  • Shortlisted candidates should have received an email specifying the particular date and time slot for the interviews.
  • Shortlisted candidates should remember to fill in the “Research Interest and Statement of Purpose” form by the specified deadline (27th 11:59 pm).

Faculty Information Slides – Click here

SAFE App login procedure – Click here

Standard Operating Procedure for Online Exam – Click here

Open House Recording – (Password: fAeQuDZ8) Click here

Contact us at  –  admissions[at]aero.iitb.ac.in (Only if you do not find answers here)


Admission Procedure Outline:

The Ph.D. admission procedure is divided into the following stages:

  1. Preparatory stage (7th – 20th Nov):
    1. Attend open-house informational session
    2. Review information
    3. Identify faculty members whose works align well with your research interests
    4. Mandatorily select a specialization (from Aerodynamics, Dynamics and Control, Propulsion, Structures) on which you will take the written test, based on the specialization of the identified faculty members
    5. Arrange and install necessary tools for the online written test
    6. Take mandatory Mock test
  2. Online Written Test (21st Nov):
    • Take 1.5 hours exam (another 1.5 hours kept as buffer in case of internet glitches)
    • Test has 15 marks for comprehension and math.
    • Test has another 15 marks for specialization-specific questions
    • Results to be announced on Aerospace department website (see table below for date)
  3. Interview (29th Nov – 3rd Dec):
    1. 15-20-minute-long panel interviews of the candidates shortlisted after the written test.
    2. Results to be declared by the academic office (see table below for timeline).

Action Items for the Applicants:

  1. Attend the open-house session after going through this document. See details in table below.
  2. Study the faculty information slides and identify up to 3 faculty members whose work aligns well with your research interest. You also need to select the specialization (between Aerodynamics, Dynamics and Control, Propulsion, Structures) based on the specialization of the faculty members you identified. Your online exam and the interviews will be based on the specialization you select. If your interests are cross-disciplinary, select the specialization closest to your strength and go through the procedure. You may be considered for an interview in the other specialization panel if found fit by the first one.
    You are required to fill the “Specialization and Faculty Interest” form by the date mentioned in the table below, failing which you will not be able to take the written test.
  3. There will be a mandatory Mock Test a week before the actual test to familiarize you with the online exam setup. You can join either one of the 3 slots as mentioned in table below. Not participating in the mock test will automatically disqualify you from the admission process.
  4. You will need to install the SAFE App on your Android or iOS phone and follow the steps mentioned in the “SAFE Login Procedure” on the department website. Use your Department Registration Number (example: “RAE20XXXXXXX”) as your “Roll Number”. You may also go through this YouTube channel for more information on SAFE.
  5. Study the Standard Operating Procedure available on the aerospace department website for the online exam and make necessary arrangements before the Mock test (arrange for two devices, install the necessary applications on both, and identify an appropriate spot for the exam).
  6. Register for your selected specialization’s online written test on the SAFE App using the registration code which will be shared with you a day before the test, and download the test on the App well before the actual test (see timeline below). Appear for the test for your selected specialization following the guidelines. Any attempt to use unfair practices at any stage will lead to disqualification from the admission process.
  7. Candidates will be informed if they are shortlisted from the written test. Once shortlisted, candidates should submit the detailed “Research Interest and Statement of Purpose” form.
  8. Candidates shortlisted from the written test will appear for the online interviews by the panel from the selected specialization. The interview time will be determined and communicated after the shortlisting.

 

Refer to the following detailed list of action items along with the crucial timeline:

Action Checklist:

 

Action

Date / Deadline

1

Attend Open house
Meeting link: Click here

Meeting number (access code): 2516 226 2527

Meeting password: APmiGu2Ur52

7th Nov (Sun)

11 am – 12 noon

2

Install SAFE App on your Android or iOS phone and follow the steps mentioned in the “SAFE Login Procedure” on the department website.
Use the same email address as the one you provided during application in the SAFE app.
Use your Department Registration Number (i.e., “RAE20XXXXXXX”) as your “Roll Number”.

By 11th Nov (Thu)

3

Register for the “AEMOCK20212” course using the registration code “EH1NTEKI

By 11th Nov (Thu)

4

Study the Standard Operating Procedure for the online exam and make necessary arrangements (arrange for two devices, install the necessary applications in both, identify appropriate spot for the exam). The Standard Operating Procedure is available on the aerospace department website.

By 11th Nov (Thu)

5

Check your email for the mock test meeting link details

By 11th Nov (Thu)

6

Take the mandatory Mock Test in any one of the three offered slots (running on weekdays in the range mentioned here)

12th – 16th Nov (Fri-Tue) 3-4 pm

7

Submit the “Specialization and Faculty Interest” form. (Use the same email address as the one you provided in the application.)

By 16th Nov (Tue) 5 pm

8

Register for the online written test of your selected specialization using the registration code (to be shared via email by 12 noon, 20th Nov.)

By 20th Nov (Sat)
11:59 pm

9

Download the test/quiz on the SAFE App (if that has not happened automatically until then)

At 21st Nov (Sun)

2 pm

10

Appear for the online test.
(Login to the meeting link and the SAFE App)
(Exam passcode will be shared 15 minutes before the exam via video conferencing on the meeting link itself.)

21st Nov (Sun)
2 pm – 5 pm

11

Check the department website for the list of candidates shortlisted for online interviews, and their assigned interview time slots

25th Nov (Thu)

12

Submit the “Research Interest and Statement of Purpose” form. (Use the same email address as the one you provided in the application.)

By 27th Nov (Sat)

11:59 pm

13

Submit the online test screen recording video for verification using the form whose link is provided to you by email

By 27th Nov (Sat)

11:59 pm

14

Appear for the interview based on the assigned time slots

29th Nov – 3rd Dec (Mon – Fri)

15

Check IIT Bombay website/email for any communication

Late Dec

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