Integrated PhD Programme at IISER Kolkata: Apply by May 13

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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolakata has invited applications from motivated students for admission to the Integrated PhD Programme at the institute for the Autumn 2022 session.

This programme comprises of two years of Masters-level coursework followed by four years of dedicated research towards PhD. There is no provision of exiting the program with a Master’s degree.

Eligibility: Students with a B.Sc./B.E./B.Tech. /M.B.B.S. or an equivalent degree from any recognized University/Institute/College can apply for the Integrated PhD Programme in Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences and Physical Sciences.

Minimum Qualifying marks: Candidates need to secure a minimum of 60% marks/equivalent grades in Honours/Major (if applicable) or 60% marks/equivalent grades in aggregate (if Honours/Major is not applicable). Those who are appearing in the final examination of their degree course can also apply.

Applicants should have qualified in an aptitude tests in 2022: For Biological Sciences: JAM (Biotechnology) / JGEEBILS; For Earth Sciences: (a) JAM (Geology) or (b) JAM Chemistry for research in Environmental Science or (c) JAM Physics for research in Computational Mineralogy; For Physical Sciences: JAM (Physics)/JEST (Physics).

Subject combination: Applicants required to have the following subject(s) in the undergraduate courses:

Biological Sciences: Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Biological Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Medical Sciences/Physics/Mathematics/Chemistry or Bachelor’s degree including B.Tech., B.E., B.V.Sc., B. Pharma. Applicant must have studied Biology and Mathematics in 10+2 level. For students who do not have Mathematics in 10+2, they must have a course in Mathematics and/or Statistics at the undergraduate level.

Earth Sciences: Any branch of Earth Sciences (Major subjects); Physics/Chemistry and Mathematics as supporting subjects.

Physical Sciences: Physics (Major), Mathematics (Supporting)

Application can be submitted at latest by 13.5.2022. The procedure for selection is detailed at the website.

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