Applications invited for PhD programme in Physical Sciences.

Applications invited for PhD programme in Physical Sciences.

Institute Name: IISER Kolkata

Apply By: 14 Apr 2019

Course title: Applications invited for PhD programme in Physical Sciences.

Deadline: 14th April 2019


The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme at IISER Kolkata is an introduction to cutting-edge research. In both theoretical as well as experimental subjects IISER Kolkata strives to provide world-class training. The Institute offers Doctorate degree in the fields of Biological, Chemical, Mathematical, Physical and Earth Sciences. Individual Department selects deserving candidates from the pool of applicants based on their academic backgrounds, research interests and their performance in the selection test (often an interview). The selection is conducted twice a year (advertisement goes public tentatively in the months of March and September). The applicants who have their own fellowships (such as, UGC/CSIR-NET, INSPIRE etc) may apply at any time of the year. The Institute reserves the provision of offering rolling admission to these candidates. The candidates who do not have their own fellowship must apply through the bi-annual selection process.

Department of Physical Sciences (DPS)

Minimum Eligibility criteria:

  • Applications are invited from motivated candidates having Masters degree with at least 55% aggregate marks in any field of Physical Sciences for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program. Final year post-graduate students who are yet to obtain their degree may also apply; however, they must complete the MSc/MS degree at the time of admission with the requisite 55% aggregate marks.
  • Additional or desirable background is necessary for some topics, and it is mentioned in parenthesis wherever applicable. People from other departments and interdisciplinary area are also taking students from Physics background and those research areas are mentioned here.
  • Students interested in applying in these areas are requested to apply in those departments directly (see the adjoining link). If by mistake they apply under the Dept. of Physical Sciences, then their applications will be cancelled.
  • Reservations for SC/ST/OBC candidates are applicable as per Government of India rules.

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