Below is an overview of the PhD timeline:
IIT Bombay PhD Rules
The general rules concerning PhD are available on the IIT Bombay website and are periodically updated.
Qualifier (Comprehensive Examination)
As per IIT Bombay's PhD Rules, it is mandatory for the PhD scholars in IDC School of Design to clear a comprehensive exam before their "Confirmation of Registration of PhD".
The details of the comprehensive exam are as follows:
Exit Rules for PhD scholars are detailed here: IIT Bombay Exit Rules
Note: Students who joined under the IITB-Monash category are not eligible for the exit degree.