Ph.D. and Integrated Ph.D. Admission at IISER Trivandrum; Apply by June 26
Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the Ph.D and Integrated Ph. D. programme in Biological, Chemical, Mathematical and Physical Sciences of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram, for the session starting in August 2021 (Varsha 2021) semester.
Integrated Ph.D.: For admission to the Integrated PhD Programmes, the applicant should hold a Bachelor's degree in the relevant area with a minimum 55% marks or CGPA of 6.0 in the 10-point scale, for General/OBC-NCL candidates and a minimum of 50% marks/CGPA of 5.5 in the 10-point scale for SC/ST and PwD candidates. In addition to satisfying the General eligibility, the applicant should satisfy the Subject-specific requirements in relevant areas as specified.
(i) Biological Sciences:Biological Sciences/Chemical Sciences/Physical Sciences/ Mathematical Sciences and Bioinformatics and should have qualified in either JAM 2021 (BT only) or JGEEBILS (GS-2021) (ii) Chemical Sciences: Chemical Sciences (iii) Mathematical Sciences: Mathematics/Statistics /Engineering/ relevant area of science and should have qualified in either JAM-MA-2021 or JAM-MS-2021 (iv) Physical Sciences: Physical Sciences/Material Science/Engineering areas closely related to the research areas of School of Physics, IISER Thiruvananthapuram and should have qualified in JAM 2021.
Those appearing in the final year Bachelor degree examination are also eligible to apply.
Application: Applications can be submitted online at http://appserv.iisertvm.ac.in/iphd/ latest by 26th June 2021. Application fee of Rs. 500/- has to be paid online. Those belonging to SC/ST category are exempted from payment of the application fee.
Those who wish to apply to individual/different schools through different streams (JGEEBILS, JAM) need to fill separate application forms, and separate fee has to be paid for each application.
Ph.D.: For admission to the PhD Programme, the applicant should hold a Master's degree in a relevant area with a 7.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale or first-class equivalent or first-class. Applicant must have qualified at least one of the following examinations: CSIR-UGC, UGC-NET JRF or GATE or any other national-level examinations as mentioned, with validity as of 1 August 2021. BS-MS/Masters students from any of the IISERs/IITs/IISc with CGPA 8 or above on a 10-point scale are exempted from national level eligibility test-related criteria.
The Discipline wise eligibility is given at http://appserv.iisertvm.ac.in/phd/. Applications can be submitted at this link latest by 26.6.2021. Application fee of Rs. 500/- (Rs.250/- for SC/ST) has to be paid online. For details, visit the respective websites.