Integrated Ph.D. Programme at IISER Kolkata; Apply by May 14
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, Mohanpur-741 246, has invited applications for admission to the Integrated PhD programme in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences and Physical Sciences, for the academic year 2021-22 commencing July-2021.
The programme comprises two years of Masters-level coursework followed by four years of dedicated research towards Ph.D. There is no provision of exiting the program with a Master’ s degree.
Eligibility: Applicant should have a B.Sc/B.E/B.Tech/M.B.B.S or an equivalent degree with 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).
The Program-specific eligibility is as follows:
Biological Sciences: Any branch of Biological Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Medical Sciences
Chemical Sciences: Chemistry
Earth Sciences: (a) Any branch of Earth Sciences/Environmental Science/Environmental Engineering (b)Students with a major in Chemistry may apply if they are interested in research in Environmental Science (c) Students with a major in Physics may apply if interested in research in Computational Mineralogy
Physical Sciences: Physics
Those who are appearing in the final examination of their degree course can also apply. Those whose final exam remained incomplete due to the pandemic may also apply.
Applicant should have qualified in one of the following nationwide aptitude tests in the year 2021: (i) For Biological Sciences: JAM (Biotechnology) / JGEEBILS (ii) For Chemical Sciences: JAM (Chemistry) (iii) For Earth Sciences: (a) JAM (Geology) or (b) JAM Chemistry for research in Environmental Science or (c) JAM Physics for research in Computational Mineralogy (iv) For Physical Sciences: JAM (Physics)/JEST (Physics)
Application: Application can be submitted online at https://apply.iiserkol.ac.in/iphd/ latest by 14th May 2021. The last date will be one week after the JEST exam results are announced (for Physical Sciences only). In case one is applying to multiple departments, separate applications need to be filled for each department
Fellowship: Fellowship of Rs. 10,000/- per month will be given in the first two years if a student commits to be in the programme till the completion of Ph.D. degree. On successful completion of the first two years’ academic programme and clearing the comprehensive examination for the PhD Programme, the students will be awarded a Junior Research Fellowship and HRA, if applicable.
For details, visit https://apply.iiserkol.ac.in/iphd/