Tirupati : Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tirupati is starting PhD programme from August 2017. PhD Programmes are offered by IISER Tirupati in the following disciplines: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and associated inter-disciplinary areas of research.
The closing date for submission of online application is 15 May 2017. IISER Tirupati informed that candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree program are eligible to apply for PhD program. However, if selected, admission to the PhD program would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before 1 August 2017. Selection will be based on interviews of the short-listed candidates.
Eligibility Conditions: Students with a Master’s degree in Science / Mathematics or a four-year Bachelor degree with at least 60% marks (aggregate) are encouraged to apply to our PhD programme. In addition to the qualifying degree, we expect the students to have qualified a national examination such as CSIR-UGC NET/GATE/JEST/NBHM/JGEEBILS, etc. depending on their area of research interest.
The candidates should take note of this point that the precise eligibility criterion for August 2017 admissions may vary from department to department. For exact admission eligibility, the candidates should refer the PhD admission page, uploaded on the official website IISER Tirupati: http://www.iisertirupati.ac.in/admissions/phd/ .
As per IISR PhD Admission page, students will be selected based on the PhD programme based on their performance in the interviews, which will be conducted once eligible candidates are shortlisted.
Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC/ST and PD applicants will be as per Government of India norms. Applications should be submitted via online mode.
Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree program are eligible to apply for PhD program. However, if selected, admission to the PhD program would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before 1st August 2017.
All selected candidates will receive Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) benefits as per MHRD norms.
For more detail on eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, interested candidates should refer the PhD Admission page uploaded on the official website of IISER Tirupati.