Admissions Open: PhD Program January 2020 at IISER Mohali: Apply by Oct 21: Expired


Applications are invited from prospective candidates for admission to the doctoral program at IISER Mohali in the areas of Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Earth & Environmental Sciences, and Humanities & Social Sciences, for the session beginning in January 2020. Candidates interested in pursuing research in interdisciplinary areas are also encouraged to apply.

  • An applicant should have a Masters degree/ B.Tech/ MBBS/ M.Tech with a good academic record (at least a high second class) and should be GATE/ CSIR or UGC-NET/ JEST/ NBHM-JRF/ GPAT/ ICMR-JRF/ DBT-JRF/ DBT-BINC/ ICAR- NET/ DST- INSPIRE qualified in the relevant subject.
  • For DST-Inspire qualified applicants, a provisional offer letter is required at the time of the interview.
  • An applicant should have a Masters degree in Chemistry/ Physics or equivalent with at least 55% marks for General and OBC candidates OR,
  • An applicant should have a Masters degree in Physics or a Bachelors/Masters degree in Engineering, and should have a valid GATE/ CSIR-UGC-NET-JRF/ JEST/ DST-Inspire fellowship in Physics OR,
  • An applicant should have a Masters/ B.Tech/ M. Tech degree in Atmospheric Sciences/ Earth and Environmental Sciences/ Geology/Chemistry/Physics/Environmental Biotechnology OR,
  • An applicant should have M.A./M.Sc./M.Phil degree in one or more of the following subjects: Sociology/Anthropology/Geography/Modern Indian OR,
How to Apply?
  1. Interested candidates can apply online by clicking here.
  2. Apart from applying online, an applicant should send a statement of proposed research (minimum 1500 words) to the following email address: mentioning the broad subject area (History, Literature, Geography, etc.) as the subject of the email, failing which the application may not be considered for shortlisting.
  3. The online application facility will be open till 12.00 noon, October 21, 2019.

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