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Ph.D. Admissions: Autumn Semester 2020 at IISER Kolkata: Apply by Feb 24: Expired

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IISER Kolkata invites applications from motivated students for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program for the Autumn 2020. The selected candidates can do a Ph.D. in any of the following disciplines: Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Physical Sciences and Space Sciences.
Reservations for candidates will be as per Govt.of India norms. Eligible applicants of the Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply for the attractive Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship in addition to applying to IISER Kolkata regular admission.

Departments
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Earth Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
  • CESSI (Center of Excellence in Space Sciences India)
  • CAFM (Centre for Advanced Functional Materials)
  • Mathematics and Statistics
Eligibility
  1. For Biological Sciences: Applications are invited from motivated candidates having master’s degrees such as M.Sc/MS/ME/M.Tech/MVSc/MSc(Ag) degree or equivalent (with minimum 55% marks) in any branch of biological sciences.
  2. For Chemical Sciences: Bright and motivated candidates who have passed an M.Sc. examination with a minimum of 55% marks in any field of Chemistry or Physics. Besides satisfying minimal eligibility criteria, the candidates must have CSIR/UGC-NET JRF, INSPIRE fellowship or other equivalent fellowships.
  3. For Earth Sciences: MS/ M.Sc./M. Tech (with minimum of 55% marks) in Geology/ Applied Gaeology/ Geophysics/ Earth Sciences/ Marine Geology/ Environmental Sciences/ Environmental Studies/ Atmospheric Science/ Environmental Engineering/ Civil Engineering or any other branch of Geological sciences.
  4. For Physical Sciences: Masters degree with at least 60% aggregate marks in any field of Physical Sciences.
  5. For Space Sciences: MS/ MSc/ MTech degrees with at least 55% aggregate marks (or equivalent grade-point average) in Physical Sciences, or allied disciplines that are deemed suitable by the selection committee for Ph.D. research in the space sciences.
  6. For CAFM: Bright and motivated candidates who have obtained M.Sc. and/or M.Tech. degree with a minimum of 55% marks in the areas of Chemistry, Physics or Biology. Unless specified, the candidates must have CSIR/UGC-NET JRF, INSPIRE fellowship or other equivalent fellowship.
  7. For Maths and Statistics: A Master’s degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks or CGPA/CPI of 6.5 on a 10-point scale OR A Master’s degree in Statistics with a minimum of 55% marks or CGPA/CPI of 6.5 on a 10-point scale.
How to Apply?

To apply online for the Ph.D. Programs, click here. The last date to apply is February 24, 2020.

Contact

Email ID: phd@iiserkol.ac.in

For further details, click here.

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