IITB Monash Research Academy Scholarship

IITB Monash Research Academy Scholarship

Conducted By : Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) and Monash University
March 25 2018   Scholarship   Post Graduate   India
 About IITB Monash Research Academy Scholarship

The IITB-Monash Research Academy is based in Mumbai, India. The academy is a partnership of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB) and MonashUniversity, both in the field of applied science, engineering and technology. For the purpose of promoting engineering research. The institute offers IITB-Monash Research Academy Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) scholarships.


Scholarship Details:

  • A scholarship of Rs.3.72 lakh annually for the first two years
  • A scholarship of Rs.4.2 lakh annually after the first two years
  • A grant of up to A$25,850 (Australian dollars) annually while you're in Australia
  • A minimum of one year in Australia working with your Monash University co-supervisor (some projects may require you to be in Australia for a longer period of time or undertake more than one trip)
  • waiver of international student tuition fees at Monash University.
 Reward Description
  • The duration of the Ph.D. program is generally three to four years and the scholarship is worth approximately Rs. 2,80,000 per annum.
  • International student fees are waived at Monash University. A six-month minimum period of study is required to take place in Australia.
  • For this period, a grant of up to AUD $11,000 is arranged for scholarship recipients.
  • Study in Australia takes place under your Monash University co-supervisor.
  • Monash University has waived off its fee for this programme; you only need to pay for each semester to IIT Bombay.
 Application Process
  • Complete the online EOI form at the IITB-Monash website. If the institute finds your form to be acceptable, you may receive an email about proceeding to step 2 of the application process. Form A should be submitted with your academic transcripts. You will be evaluated based on your academic record, background and research interests.
  • Shortlisted candidates will need to travel to IIT Bombay. Second class sleeper fare from your home town is reimbursed, provided you bring the original train ticket to Mumbai and a photocopy of your ticket from Mumbai. Bus tickets may also be reimbursed with correct documentation.
 Selection Process
  • Proficiency in the English language is essential. This is assessed based on how you answer certain questions in Form A, your language of instruction and your responses in the interview.
  • A GATE, GRE, Test of English as a Foreign Language(TOEFL), International English Language Testing System(IELTS) score is not required, but if you have one, include it. IELTS scores are needed for Australia's visa application process
 Contact Details
  • Address: IITB-Monash Research Academy
    Old CSE Building, 2nd Floor
    IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076
  • Email: students@iitbmonash.org
  • Website: www.iitbmonash.org