PhD Program

The PhD program offered by the department requires an original and novelty research with a contribution to the mathematical and statistical field.

Analysis and Linear Algebra

Fixed Point Theory, Fractals

Probability and Statistics

Probability and Statistics

Statistical Finance, Generalized Linear Models

Algebra and Number Theory

Algebra and Number Theory

Analytic Number Theory, Lie Algebra, Representationa Theory

Applied Mathematics

Applied Mathematics

Numerical Analysis, Inverse Problems, Differential Equations

PhD Program: Admission

Applicants should satisfy one of the following

  1. Master’s degree in Mathematics or Statistics with a good academic record or equivalent with a valid score in GATE or CSIR/UGC-NET (JRF/LS)/NBHM/INSPIRE/JEST or equivalent qualification tenable for the current year in the relevant area.
  2. Master’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology and Master of Science (Research) with a good academic record.
  3. Candidates who have qualified for the award of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or Master’s degree in Sciences (entry through JAM) from any Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) with an exceptionally good academic record in an eligible discipline will be considered for direct admission to Ph.D. provided he/she has a minimum CGPA of 8/10.
  4. Candidates with 5-year integrated BS+MS degree from any CFTIs. Candidates with an integrated Masters/Dual Degree in Engineering/Technology from any university/institute.

Applicants should look at the news feed of the IIT Tirupati website for advertisement, syllabus and results during September-November and February-April months. Applications are accepted through online portal only. However, for international admissions, please contact Office of International Affairs,

Total Strength


10 Mathematics and 6 Statistics Research Scholars are doing research at our department



Objectives of the PhD Program

The PhD Programme offered by the department aims the following

  1. Keep Pace - Keep Pace with expanding frontiers of knowledge relevant to the country's technological need
  2. Training - Provide Training relevant to the country's technological, social and economic objectives
  3. Solve - Understanding real-word problems, industrial problems and social relevant problems of the world and solve them using mathematical and statistical tools

Requirement of the PhD Program

The PhD Programme offered by the department requires the following

  1. Original Research - The student should write a original doctoral thesis and that should significantly contribute to the respective research field.
  2. Publications - Minimum one publication is required in good quality international journals of the respective field
  3. Comprehensive-Viva Exam - The student must clear the comprehensive viva exam before 18 months from the date of registration of PhD
  4. Duration - 4 to 5 Years

The Head,
Department of Mathematics and Statistics,
326, Academic Building - 1 (AB1),
Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati,
Yerpedu - Venkatagiri Road,
Yerpedu Post,
Tirupati District - 517619
Andhra Pradesh


Phone: +91 877 250 3358
Fax: +91 877 250 3004


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