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Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Phd Admission 2017

Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram has invited applications for admission to the Ph.D Programme for August 2017 sessions.

Eligibility Criteria for Phd Programme

For Biological Sciences

Applicants must satisfy the following criteria.

Master’s degree (A five-year degree after +2 level) in Biological Sciences/Chemical Sciences/Physical Sciences/ Mathematics/ Bioinformatics/ Agricultural Sciences/ Veterinary Sciences or a Bachelor Degree in Medicine (MBBS). The qualifying degree should have been obtained within 5 years as on August 1st 2017.

The applicant must have a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 on a scale of 10, or equivalent. According to your mark list if your CGPA is not calculated on a scale of 10, please convert the CGPA to a scale of 10 and enter in the space provided. Please mention this in the remarks column.

Qualification in one of the following national level tests, with validity as on 1st August 2017: CSIR-UGC-JRF/ DBT-JRF (Category I)/ ICMR-JRF/ Ranks 1 to 60 in GATE (Ecology and Evolution)/JGEEBILS (GS-2017). Or the applicant should be eligible for DST-Inspire PhD fellowship.

For Chemical Sciences

Applicants must satisfy the following criteria.

The applicant must have a Master’s degree in Chemical Sciences with 60% marks or equivalent.

The applicant must have qualified CSIR-UGC-JRF/GATE examinations valid as on 1st August 2017 or DST INSPIRE Ph.D. fellowship.

Previous research experience and quality publications will be considered as an added qualification.

For Mathematical Sciences

Applicants must satisfy any one of the following criteria

Master’s degree in Mathematics / Statistics / in a relevant area of science with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (or 60% of marks).

  • Qualified for CSIR/UGC JRF/GATE/INSPIRE Ph.D. Fellowship/NBHM JRF Fellowship, valid as on 01st August 2017.

Master’s degree Engineering / Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 6.5 (or 60% of marks) with valid GATE score as on 01st August 2017.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology in a relevant area with a minimum CPI of 7.0 (or 65% of marks), and a CSIR-UGC-JRF/NBHM JRF (or qualified NBHM JRF Scholarship Written Exam 2017 and have received the NBHM interview call letter) /GATE Fellowship valid as on 01st August 2017.

For Physical Sciences

Applicants must satisfy the following criteria.

Master’s degree in Physical Sciences, Materials Science, Engineering or Technology, in areas closely related to the interests of the physics faculty at IISER TVM. 60% marks or equivalent is desirable.

Qualifying in one of the following national level examination with validity as on 1st January 2017: GATE/CSIR UGC JRF/JEST 2017/INSPIRE Ph.D Fellowship.

Check out: IISER TVM Integrated Phd Admission 2017

Application Procedure

Applicants should complete the online application form in the url http://www.iisertvm.in/phd/

(Only Properly submitted applications would be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Do not forget to click the “submit” button after completing your application).

Applicants will also be prompted to upload all the supporting documents, like photograph, signature, community certificate and national level examination (CSIR/NBHM/Inspire etc) online.

Applicants should provide Name/Affiliation/Contact number and Email address of two referees in the application form.

Applicants must download the Referee Report Form here and forward them to the concerned referees. The completed reports should be obtained in sealed envelopes and be submitted by the applicants, directly while attending the selection interviews.

GE/OBC [SC/ST/PH] applicants are required to make a payment of Rs.200/- (Rs.100/-) as processing fee through the Powerjyoti Account.

On submission of the online application form, the applicants will receive an acknowledgment email with a unique application number.

Applicants are NOT required to post hard copy of the application to IISER-TVM.

Important Dates for Phd Admission 2017

Online Application will be Available from March 01st 2017

Last date of Receipt of the Application Form: April 30th 2017

Announcement of shortlisted applicants on the Institute’s Website: May 03rd 2017

Interview for the short-listed applicants Biological Sciences: 05th June – 07th June 2017

Interview for the short-listed applicants in Chemical Sciences: 02nd June – 3rd June 2017

Interview for the short-listed applicants in Physical sciences: 14th June – 16th June 2017

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