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IISER Bhopal Announces PhD Admission with Fellowships for January 2023

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Bhopal, 29 September 2022:  Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal, an Institute of National Importance, has released PhD for January Semester 2023. All selected candidates will be eligible to receive JRF fellowship as per the funding agency norms, in vogue.

 Key Dates: The closing date for submission of online application is 24 October 2022.

Currently, the Institute offers PhD programmes in the following disciplines:

Biological Sciences

Chemical Engineering


Data Science and Engineering

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Economic Sciences

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Humanities and Social Sciences:

(English, Sociology/Social Anthropology, Science and Technology Studies, and  Philosophy)


Age Limit

Preferably not more than 28 years. Age relaxation of 3 years will be given for OBC (Non Creamy Layer) and 5 years for SC/ST/PD/Female applicants.

Upper age limit shall be determined as on last date of online submission of applications. Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate/Aadhar Card only will be accepted by the IISER Bhopal for determining the age.

Eligibility Conditions for Biological Sciences:

Minimum Qualification

 M.Sc./M.Tech. or equivalent degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not just in the majoring subject). Students with M.Sc./M.Tech. or equivalent degree in a branch of Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics can also apply provided they have an aptitude for research in Biological Sciences

If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:

Only marks: percentage will be considered

Only grades: CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula: CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.

Both marks and CGPA/CPI: Percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/gradesheet, will be considered. The conversion factor must be available in the transcript/grade sheet.

Exceptionally brilliant candidates with B.Tech./MBBS/MCA can also apply for the PhD program in Biological Sciences.

Additionally, a National level examination such as GATE / CSIR-UGC-JRF / DBT-JRF (category I only) / ICMR-JRF (category A only) / CSIR-UGC-LS / Provisional letter of INSPIRE-JRF for PhD / Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.

Please note that the National level examination is exempt for those with B.Tech. from IITs or BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI more than 8.0 on a 10 point scale.

A relaxation of 5% of marks will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.

For latest update, eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should visit the official website of IISER Bhopal.


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