BITES Best PhD Thesis Awards

Two best PhD thesis awards will be given one each in the following two broad categories:

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering

Each award will carry Rs. 25,000/- cash prize and a certificate

PhD thesis and other supporting documents will be evaluated by an Expert committee appointed by BITES and the decision of the committee is final.

Registrations are open!

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Faculty members who are working in ECE, CSE, TCE and ISE branches belonging to BITES member Institutions are eligible to apply.
  2. Faculty members must be on the rolls of the institution as regular faculty members and must have a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience.
  3. Faculty members must have obtained their PhDs from Indian universities in India.  
  4. Faculty member should have got their Doctorates (either provisional degree duly signed by the competent authority of the university awarding the degree or the final award) in the given calendar year (i.e., January 1 to December 31).
  5. Applicants must submit the soft copies of their PhD thesis for evaluation along with other supporting documents like citation index, list of publications, questionnaire etc.; that may be asked for the purposes of evaluation.
  6. Applicants can apply online on BITES Website and the same duly filled in should be sent to Executive Director, BITES, IIIT-B Campus, II floor, Innovation Centre, 26/C, Electronics City Phase 1, Hosur Road, Bengaluru - 560100. The last date for receiving entries is  July 31.