Integrated PhD at IISER Tirupati; Apply by May 23
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tirupati has invited applications for admission to the Integrated Ph.D. Programmes at the Institute for August 2021 session.
The I-PhD program is offered in the disciplines of Biological, Chemical, Mathematical and Physical Sciences for the August 2021 session. It is offered as a research program with a blend of coursework and research. On successful completion of the doctoral research project, students are awarded a Master of Science degree and a Ph.D. degree. The first three semesters of the program consist of core courses, elective courses, and advanced courses specializing in one subject and are combined with project/research work. Upon successfully completingthe course work, related project/research work, and a comprehensive examination, the student continues with the research leading to a Ph.D.
The Subject requirements at the Undergraduate levels and National Level Eligibility Test requirement for each area are as follows:
Biology: Bachelor's in Biological Sciences (All areas) /Ecological Sciences/ Mathematics/ Chemistry /Physics / Medical Sciences / Engineering or any equivalent degree - JGEEBILS (conducted in 2021) or JAM -2021 (BL - Biological Sciences or BT - Biotechnology)
Chemistry: B. Sc. (General / B.Sc. majoring in Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Biology), Engineering (BE/BTech) or any equivalent degree - JAM (Chemistry) 2021
Mathematics: B.Sc. or any equivalent degree - JAM 2021 (MA - Mathematics or MS-Mathematical Statistics) or Valid NBHM MA/MSc Scholarship
Physics: B.Sc./B. Tech./B.E. or any equivalent degree-JAM (Physics) 2021 or JEST (Physics) 2021.
For all areas, the applicant needs a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage with all subjects) or CGPA of 6.5 on a 10-point scale at the Bachelor Program. The detailed eligibility conditions are given at http://www.iisertirupati.ac.in/.
Applications can be submitted for the respective departments using the links provided at http://www.iisertirupati.ac.in/ latest by May 23, 2021. Those in the final year of their qualifying degree are also eligible to apply.
Selection: Shortlisted applicants will be called for an online interview and the final selection will be based on the interview performance. The respective departments may use additional criteria (based on academic performance and/or performance in the national level tests) in order to shortlist candidates for interviews. For details, visit http://www.iisertirupati.ac.in/