Student Fellowship

  1. TiHAN Graduate Fellowship/ Internship


● Science & Engineering Students/Graduates
● Students interested in the Autonomous Navigation Technologies
● Ability to collaborate and work with the faculties and students

Admission details

● Frequency of admission: Rolling basis through advertisement in TiHAN website
● Duration: 3 months minimum
● Stipend: Rs 8000/- per month

● Selection Procedure: Based on written test and/or interview conducted by the expert committee constituting IITH Faculty

  1. TiHAN Post Graduate Fellowship

M. Tech in Smart Mobility

TiHAN in collaboration with IIT Hyderabad has established a New Interdisciplinary 2-year
M. Tech program on Smart mobility. The departments involved in this program are Artificial
Intelligence, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Design, Electrical
Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.


Candidate must have a B. Tech/B.E/M.Sc. /Equivalent Degree in any discipline, and have
a valid GATE score in AE/AR/CE/CS/EC /EE/IN/MA/ME/ST. The applicant must have
already completed the degree or should be in the final year of respective studies. In the
latter, it would be assumed that the candidate will be able to complete the degree by the
time of M. Tech admission.

There are 3 modes of admissions :
• TIH Supported students: These students are either be admitted based on GATE score or
if they have a BTech from an IIT, they should have 8.0 or more CGPA.
• Govt Lab/Industry Sponsored students: These candidates should have first class BTech
with a minimum experience of 2 years in any public industry or any Government research
lab. They will be selected based on a written test and/or an interview. • Self-Sponsored students: These students should have first class BTech and will be
selected based on a written test and/or an interview

Admission details

● Frequency of admission: Yearly Once (July)
● Duration: 2 Years (TA)
● Stipend: Rs. 12,400/- (TA) for Smart Mobility
● Selection Procedure: Through COAP & Self Sponsored

M. Des

M. Des. is a two-year full-time Programme which aims to provide broad-based
understanding of design along with student-driven specialization in varied domains like
Visual Communication, Moving Images, Interaction Design and Photography.


The candidates should have a valid CEED score (Candidates without valid CEED score is
eligible under “self-Sponsored” option) and a minimum of 55% marks (50% marks in case
of SC/ST) or equivalent grades in the qualifying examination, which are:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology/ Architecture / Design/ Interior Design or equivalent (4 years duration after 10+2)
  2. Professional Diploma in Design (NID/CEPT or equivalent of 4 years duration after 10+2)
  3. B.F.A. (4-year professional program, after 10+2)
  4. G.D. Art (5-year program after 10th) with one year post qualification, professional
    experience Master’s degree in Arts / Science / Computer Applications (2-year program after

Admission details

● Frequency of admission: Yearly Once (July)
● Duration: 2 Years (TA)
● Stipend: Rs. 12,400/- (TA) for Smart Mobility
● Selection Procedure: The qualifying exam is Common Entrance Examination for
Design (CEED). The candidate will be shortlisted for Design Aptitude Test (DAT)
based on CEED score. Based on the DAT scores, the candidates are screened and
shortlisted candidates will have to appear for Personal Interview. The final selection
will be based on the candidate’s performance in Design Aptitude Test (DAT),
Personal Interview, Academic Performance and Design Portfolio.

  1. TiHAN Doctoral Fellowship


The eligibility criteria for PhD admission in the engineering departments is a Master’s
degree. If the candidate is exceptionally good, he/she is eligible for a direct PhD after
B.Tech./B.E. with valid GATE score.

Admission details

● Frequency of admission: Two times a year (July and January)
● Research Contingency Grant : Faculty along with their Ph.D. student can avail a research contingency grant of up to Rs.1 Lakh per annum for research activities related to their project.

Following guidelines to be followed:
1.The expenses may include publication/patenting fees, conference/workshop travels
provided the Faculty/Ph.D. candidate is presenting a paper that has been accepted,
Books/Documents of relevance to the research topic, Equipment/software exclusively for
research, Consumables/Chemical/Electronic components for research work, etc.

2. The unspent balance in a particular year under “Annual research Contingency
grant/support” may be carried forward to the next year

3. Ph.D. candidates should have successfully completed ‘Qualifier/Comprehensive exam’
to be eligible to avail of the grant.

● Duration: 4 Years (TA)
● Stipend: Rs. 31,000 /- (JRF) and Rs. 35,000/- (SRF)
● Selection Procedure: Based on written test and/or interview conducted by expert
committee constituting of IITH Faculty

  1. TiHAN Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship

Area of interest include Autonomous Navigation and Data Acquisition Systems (UAVs,


● PhD with BE/BTech/MSc/Equivalent in CSE/ECE/MAE/EEE/CE/Design/Math/Statistics /Architecture/Instrumentation with relevant research/industrial experience and publication in standard journals will have added advantage. Candidate submitted the thesis and waiting for thesis defense are also eligible.
● Candidate should have good academic records throughout and good writing skills.
● Candidates should not have published in Predatory Journals.

Admission details

●Experience: Fresher/1-2 Years of Experience

● Frequency of admission: As per the requirement of the project
● Duration: All positions are for a period of 1 year, extension subject to performance.
● Stipend: Starts with a consolidated pay of Rs. 7.2 Lakhs per annum. Negotiable based
on experience.
● Selection Procedure: Based on written test and/or interviews conducted by expert
committee constituting of IITH Faculty