IIIT Hyderabad has announced suspension of the course work with immediate effect on 14th-March-2020 and has made it mandatory for all undergraduate students (first year to fourth year batches) and postgraduate students (MTech first and second year batches) doing only course work to return home by 18th-March-2020; research students (MS, PhD and Dual Degree students registered for thesis credits) can choose to stay and continue their research work. Institute will announce plans for finishing the Spring semester's coursework by 20th-March-2020.

PhD in Cognitive Science


To provide specialization in Cognitive Science.


PhD in Cognitive Science is open to candidates with background in computer science/engineering as well as in natural sciences/social sciences/humanities (physics, psychology, philosophy, linguistics, literature, and so on). A master's degree in any of these areas is highly recommended.

Admission Process

Through standing committee application. Candidates apply through the portal. An interview will be conducted.


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