The Kohli PhD Fellowship is extremely competitive and selective and will be awarded to candidates who show remarkable and extraordinary research aptitude, scholarly abilities and capacity to think through unstructured problems. There are a total of five fellowships for the academic year 2020-21. Prior track record in research that showcases required abilities will also be considered. Selected fellows are expected to work in broad areas of AI aligned with KCIS.
A monthly stipend of ₹ 50,000/- p.m for up to 4 years or submission of thesis, whichever is earlier. The fellowship would also support travel to top conference forums.
B.Tech/B.E/M.Tech/M.E in all branches/MSc in Foundational Sciences are eligible to apply
The selection process for Monsoon 2020 semester is through IIITH's regular PGEE process. Selected candidates who have performed exceptionally in the PGEE interview round will have to go through one more interview with the KCIS interview panel for the fellowship.
For the Monsoon 2020 semester, interested applicants have to apply through IIITH's regular Post Graduate Entrance Exam channel. Details at: http://pgadmissions.iiit.ac.in/pgee.html
Link to PGEE Application Portal: https://ims.iiit.ac.in/admissions.php