Kolkata, 01 June 2021: Indian Association for The Cultivation Of Science Kolkata, a deemed university, an Autonomous Institute of the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, has announced Admission 2021. The following Programmes are available for admission: Integrated Bachelor’s-Master’s and Master’s/Integrated Master’s-Ph.D. Program and PhD Program are to be made online.
Key Dates & Application Fees: The application portal is open from 24 May 2021. The online application portal will be live on May 24, 2021. There is a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 1200 (Rs. 600 for SC/ST and PD candidates only).
Admission to the Master’s/Integrated Master’s-Ph.D. Program in Science – 2021:
Master’s/Integrated Master’s-Ph.D. Programs are available in the Schools of Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Materials Sciences, Mathematical & Computational Sciences, Applied & Interdisciplinary Sciences for the session likely to begin from September 1, 2021.
Candidates who are due to complete their Bachelor’s level University Examinations are eligible to apply but their final selection will be subject to securing 60% marks (reservation criteria will apply as per rules) in the qualifying examination.
Eligible applicants will be required to appear for a Master’s Pre-Interview Screening Test (MPST). MPST-2021 will be conducted in a fully computer-based test mode on tentatively July 20, 2021 in various cities across India on multiple choice questions on the subject depending upon the choice of School.
Candidates shortlisted on the basis of the written test will be called for interview, out of which a maximum of twenty (20) candidates will be selected for admission in each of the Schools. Actual intake in a particular school will depend of the performance of the candidates in MPST and interview.
Admitted students may be eligible to receive a stipend of Rs. 12,000/- p.m. (fixed) for the first two years.
Admission to Ph.D. Program in Autumn Semester of 2021: Applications are invited from highly motivated Indian Nationals having strong flair in research obtaining 55% or equivalent in Master’s (50% for the reserved category) and qualified in UGC-NET/CSIR-NET/GATE/JEST/equivalent national level examination in the prescribed form available in the website www.iacs.res.in for admission to the Regular Ph.D. Program in the Autumn Semester of 2021 (Announcement for Admission in the Spring Session is likely to be made around October-November, 2021 in the IACS website) under different Schools of IACS.
The Academic Session for the said Program will likely to commence from September 1, 2021. Selection will be done on the basis of their academic record, their performance in UGC-NET/UGC-CSIR-NET/GATE/JEST/equivalent national level examination and finally, their performance in the written test and/or interview (as decided by the respective schools).
For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, interested candidates should refer PhD Admission notification uploaded on the official website of Indian Association for The Cultivation Of Science.