Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) notifies admission to PhD, Integrated PhD and MSc programmes under GS-2018 Fellowship

Mumbai: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), an autonomous Research Institute under the Department of Atomic Energy, has announced the Graduate School Admissions (GS-2018).  TIFR, a Deemed University, offers PhD, Integrated MSc-Ph.D., and MSc programs in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Computer Science and Science Education.

The Nationwide Entrance Examination for GS 2018 will he held on 10 December 2017 (10 December 2017). The closing date for submission of application is 10 October 2017. The Online payment link will be active up to 18 October 2017. The online application window will be activated soon.


Fellowship Benefits under GS-2018:  PhD Students receive a monthly fellowship of Rs 25,000/- (enhanced to Rs 28,000/- after registration).  I-PhD  Students receive a monthly fellowship of Rs 16,000/- for the first year. At the end of the first year, upon satisfactory performance, the fellowship is enhanced to Rs 25,000/- per month (further raised to Rs 28,000/- after registration for PhD).  M.Sc. (Biology) Students receive a monthly fellowship of Rs 16000/-. M.Sc. (Wildlife Biology & Conservation) Students receive a monthly fellowship of Rs 12000/-. Accommodation is provided to Ph.D. and I-Ph.D. students only, at a nominal cost.

Subjects – Programs Details:

Mathematics (PhD and Integrated MSc-PhD Programs)

School of Mathematics, TIFR Mumbai

Centre for Applicable Mathematics (CAM), Bengaluru

Internatonal Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), Bengaluru (Only Ph.D. program)

Physics (PhD and Integrated MSc-PhD Programs)

Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics

Department of Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science

Department of High Energy Physics

Department of Nuclear & Atomic Physics

Department of Theoretical Physics

All above at TIFR, Mumbai Campus

National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), Pune

TIFR Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (TCIS), Hyderabad : Theoretical and experimental activities in physical, chemical, biological and engineering sciences within and across disciplines.

International Centre for Theoretical Sciences

In addition to the admissions through this nationwide examination in December, some admissions in Physics based on GATE / NET / JEST scores are also possible.  Details of these admission procedures will be available on the websites of TIFR Mumbai, ICTS, TCIS and NCRA, separately at appropriate times.

The admission notification has also informed that students applying for Physics also have the option to be considered for the Graduate Training Programme (GTP) of the India-based Nueutrino Observatory (INO).

Chemistry (Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programs)

Department of Chemical Sciences, TIFR, Mumbai

TIFR Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (TCIS), Hyderabad

Biology (Ph.D., Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. and M.Sc. Programs)

Department of Biological Sciences, TIFR, Mumbai

National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru  – Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. programs only.

TIFR Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (TCIS), Hyderabad  – Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. programs only.

Computer & Systems Sciences (including Communications and Applied Probability) –  PhD program

School of Technology & Computer Science (STCS), TIFR, Mumbai

Science Education (Ph.D. Program)

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE), Mumbai.

Typical Course Duration: PhD Program : 5 Years and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Program : 6 Years

For MSc – Candidates should refer details in respective programme.

For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, interested candidates should refer Admission Notification, uploaded on the official career website of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.



  • tags

Related Posts

Got Something To Say:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *