National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) offers a Doctoral Level Fellowship Program recognized by Ministry of HRD as equivalent to PhD of any Indian University. It is a programme with a view to mould individuals competent enough for a career in academic, research, business and consulting.
The Fellow Program of NITIE was started in 1980, since then nearly 60 Fellowship (Doctoral) Degrees have been awarded. Fellowship Program alumni are placed in academics and industry. Now more than 60 candidates are enrolled for the same and an average of six Fellowships is awarded in a year. The program is interdisciplinary in nature, covering all areas of Management, Operations, Supply Chain Management,Technology and Environmental Management.
This program is multi-disciplinary in nature and broad based spanning different facets of contemporary Industrial, Business and Social issues. The Program also encourages sponsored candidates from Industry, Academic Institutions, Government and other organizations. It promotes Research in inter-disciplinary areas through a system of joint supervision and team effort.
The Fellow Programme of NITIE is a Doctoral level programme with a view to mould individuals with an aptitude and inclination for research to become competent for a career in academics, research, business, and consulting.
The fellow programme is multi-disciplinary in nature and broad based spanning different facets of contemporary academic, industrial, business and social issues in research. In addition to regular candidates, the Programme encourages Sponsored candidates from academic institutions, Universities, Government, industry and other organizations.
The programme aims to admit individuals with sound academic background, strong motivation and potential to become excellent researchers at national and international level. A candidate can apply under the following categories:
Candidates with financial Assistance: A student in this category works full-time for his/her Fellow Degree. He/she receives assistantship from the Institute as per the latest MHRD guidelines. They must record their daily attendance. They must not take up any employment either full time or part time while they are drawing scholarship from the Institute.
Candidates without financial Assistance: A student in this category works full-time for his/her Fellow Degree. He/she does not receive assistantship from the Institute.
Full Time Sponsored: A student in this category is sponsored by a recognized R & D organization, Academic Institute, government organization or Industry for doing research work in the Institute on a full-time basis. The Institute does not provide any assistantship /Fellowship to such a student.
Part Time Sponsored: A student in this category is professionally employed person, who pursue the Fellow Program while continuing the duties of his/her service. The Institute does not provide any assistantship /Fellowship to such a student. The research work leading to Fellow Degree may be carried out largely in the parent organization under the overall guidance provided by a faculty member of the Institute along with a local guide from the organization, if required. Such candidates, if selected, have to stay in the campus for one-year regular course work.