HBCSE TIFR Phd Admission 2016 Eligibility, Dates

PhD Admission 2016 in Science Education

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) notifies Admission for PhD programme in Science Education 2016 session.

Areas of Research

  • Teaching and learning of science and mathematics from primary to undergraduate level.
  • Innovative curricula, laboratories, teaching and assessment methods.
  • Development of scientific and mathematical thinking in students at school and college level.
  • Design and technology in the curriculum.
  • Visual and spatial modes in learning.
  • Socio-cultural and gender factors in learning.
  • Structure and dynamics of knowledge.

Important Dates for Phd Admission 2016

Last date of application Submission is March 31st 2016

Written test on May 22nd 2016

Interview on 03rd week of June 2016

Eligibility for HBCSE TIFR Phd Admission 2016

M.Sc (in any subject), M.S.W., M.A. (in Congnitive Science, Psychology, Education) or B.Tech / B.E./MBBS or equivalent.

Science and mathematics Teachers and Educators are also encouraged to apply.

They would have to spend a minimum of two years at HBCSE and can do their research work while stationed at their parent institutions.

Exam Fee: Rs.400/- to be paid online or through Demand Draft (DD) (in favour of Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR and payable at Mumbai).


Students receive a monthly scholarship of Rs.16000/- (enhanced to Rs.18000/- after registration) and an annual contingency grant of Rs.20000/- Accommodation may be provided on campus at nominal cost. In lieu of accommodation HRA amounting to 30 percent of the fellowship will be paid.

How to Apply – HBCSE TIFR Phd Admission 2016..?

Application Form: The applicant can apply online through the following like of the TIFR website www.hbcse.tifr.res.in.

Admissions are made initially for one year, renewable annually up to a maximum of five years.

To apply offline, send the completed form along with one passport size photograph and a demand draft (DD) for Rs400/- (non-refunable) to Graduate School Admission-2016, Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR, V.N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd, Mumbai-400088.

A written test for eligible applicants will be held at seven Centres around the country: Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata and Guwahati (provisional).

Those who qualify will be called for an interview.

HBCSE TIFR Phd Admission 2016 Eligibility, Dates
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