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ADMISSION TO PHD PROGRAM – August 2022

 

IISER Tirupati invites applications from prospective candidates for admission to the Ph.D. programme, August 2022. IISER Tirupati admits students in the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Earth and Climate Sciences and associated interdisciplinary areas of research. In addition to research, the programme involves coursework and teaching assistantship.

The department-specific eligibility criteria for August 2022 admissions are given below. Information about individual faculty profiles and areas of research can be obtained from the IISER Tirupati website.

In this round, the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Earth and Climate Sciences will admit PhD students.

 

The broad areas of research, important dates and eligibility criteria in each department are as follows:

BIOLOGY

Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Biophysics, Cancer biology, Chemical Biology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Immunology, Infection biology, Molecular Microbiology, Plant Biology, Structural Biology. Visit the following website for further details: http://www.iisertirupati.ac.in/people/faculty/ 

http://www.iisertirupati.ac.in/research/biology/

 Important Dates:

Opening date of Online Application: April 1, 2022
Closing date of Online Application: April 30, 2022
Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates for the Interview: May 20 – 25, 2022 (Tentative)
Interview of Shortlisted Candidates: June 18 – June 22, 2022 (Tentative)
Announcement of Interview Results: Ju1y 01 – July 10, 2022 (Tentative)
Joining in PhD Programme: August 1, 2022 (Tentative)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR BIOLOGY:

Discipline

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Essential Eligibility Criteria

Biology

Students with minimum 55% marks in aggregate (overall percentage including all subjects) or CGPA 6.0 on a 10-point scale in Master's degree in any branch of Science Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/Biological Sciences/ Ecological Sciences/Agricultural Sciences/ Psychology M.Tech/ M.VSc or MBBS degree or any equivalent degree.

Candidates with BE/B.Tech degree with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage including all subjects) or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale can also apply.

IISER BS-MS (All IISERs) Dual degree students with CGPA >= 8.0 are eligible without the essential eligibility criteria listed on the right column.

Qualified for JGEEBILS 2022

(or)

DBT-JRF-A / ICMR-JRF / DBT-BINC / ARS-NET (ICAR)/ UGC-CSIR JRF/ DST-INSPIRE-JRF

(or)

For NET-LS up to rank 200 are eligible

(or)

For GATE -Life Sciences, GATE-Biotechnology, GATE-Computer Science and IT, GATE-Chemistry up to rank 200, GATE-Ecology and Evolution up to rank 300 are eligible

(or)

Any other national fellowship

Application Procedure:

Only online applications will be accepted. Applicants can submit their forms for the Biology discipline in the following link:

Biology https://form.jotform.com/220822512868457

 

 

 

CHEMISTRY

Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Theoretical & Computational Chemistry, Physical & Materials Chemistry, Chemical biology and other Chemistry allied disciplines.

Visit the following website for further details: http://www.iisertirupati.ac.in/research/chemistry/

 Important Dates:

Opening date of Online Application: April 01, 2022
Closing date of Online Application: April 30, 2022

Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates for the Interview: May 20 – 25, 2022 (Tentative)

Interview of Shortlisted Candidates: June 13 – 15, 2022 (Tentative)

Announcement of Interview Results: July 01 – July 10, 2022 (Tentative)

Joining in PhD Programme: August 1, 2022 (Tentative)

 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CHEMISTRY:

Discipline

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Essential Eligibility Criteria

Chemistry

 

Students with minimum 55% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; with all subjects) or CGPA 6.0 on a 10-point scale in master's degree in any branch of Science: Physics/Chemistry/ Mathematics/Biology or ME/M.Tech or any equivalent degree.

 

Candidates with BE/B.Tech degree with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale can also apply.

 

IISER BS-MS (All IISERs) Dual degree students with CGPA >= 8.0 are eligible without the essential eligibility criteria listed on the right column.

Qualified for CSIR/UGC-LS/JRF/INSPIRE PhD Fellowships/GATE/Any other National Fellowships

 

 Application Procedure:

Only online applications will be accepted. Applicants can submit their forms for the Chemistry discipline in the following link:

Chemistry https://form.jotform.com/220822451807452

 

 

 

MATHEMATICS

Analytic Number Theory, Algebraic Number Theory, Galois Representations, Harmonic Analysis, Algebraic Geometry, Algebraic K-Theory, Homotopy Theory, Representation Theory, Riemannian Geometry. Differential and Algebraic Topology.

Visit the following website for further details: http://www.iisertirupati.ac.in/research/maths/

Important Dates:

Opening date of Online Application: April 01, 2022
Closing date of Online Application: April 30, 2022
Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates for the Interview: May 15 – 20, 2022 (Tentative)
Interview of Shortlisted Candidates: June 15 – June 22, 2022 (Tentative)
Announcement of Interview Results: July 01 – July 10, 2022 (Tentative)
Joining in PhD Programme: August 1, 2022 (Tentative)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR MATHEMATICS:

Discipline

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Essential Eligibility Criteria

Mathematics

Students with minimum 55% marks in aggregate (overall percentage including all subjects) or CGPA 6.0 on a 10-point scale in Master’s

degree in any branch of Science Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Biological

Sciences/ M.Tech/ M.E or any equivalent

degree.

 

Candidates with B.E./ B.Tech degree with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage including all subjects) or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale can also apply.

 

IISER BS-MS (All IISERs) Dual degree students with CGPA >= 8.0 are eligible without the additional eligibility criteria listed on the right column.

Qualified for CSIR-JRF/ UGC-JRF/ INSPIRE PhD/ NBHM PhD/ GATE(MA) or Any other National Fellowships.

Application Procedure:

Only online applications will be accepted. Applicants can submit their forms for the Mathematics discipline in the following link: 

Mathematics: https://form.jotform.com/220822610917451

 

 

 

PHYSICS

Astronomy & Astrophysics, Condensed Matter Theory, Atomic & Molecular Physics, Complex systems, Organic Opto-electronics, Soft and Active Matter, Microfluidics, Experimental High Energy Physics, Biophysics.

Visit the following website for further details: http://www.iisertirupati.ac.in/research/physics/

Important Dates:

Opening date of Online Application: April 01, 2022
Closing date of Online Application: April 30, 2022
Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates for the Interview: May 20 – 25, 2022 (Tentative)
Interview of Shortlisted Candidates: June 27 – June 30, 2022 (Tentative)
Announcement of Interview Results: July 01 – July 10, 2022 (Tentative)
Joining in PhD Programme: August 1, 2022 (Tentative)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PHYSICS:

Discipline

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Essential Eligibility Criteria

Physics

Students with minimum 55% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or CGPA 6.0 on a 10-point scale in Master's degree in any branch of Science: Physics/Astronomy & Astrophysics/Chemistry/Mathematics/Biology or M.E./M.Tech. or any equivalent degree.

 

Candidates with BE/B.Tech degree with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale can also apply.

 

IISER BS-MS (All IISERs) Dual degree students with CGPA >= 8.0 are eligible without the essential eligibility criteria listed on the right column.

Awarded CSIR-JRF or UGC-JRF or INSPIRE PhD

(or)

Qualified NET-LS up to rank 300 are eligible

(or)

Qualified in JEST

(or)

Qualified in GATE

(or)

Any other National Level Examination

Application Procedure:

Only online applications will be accepted. Applicants can submit their forms for the Physics discipline in the following link:

Physics https://form.jotform.com/220822420211437

 

 

Earth & Climate Science:

Igneous Petrology, Mineralogy, Rare Metal and Rare Earth (RMRE) mineralization, Microphysics of clouds and precipitation, Remote sensing techniques for characterizing precipitations.

Important Dates:

Opening date of Online Application: April 1, 2022

Closing date of Online Application: April 30, 2022

Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates for the Interview: May 20 – 25, 2022 (Tentative)

Interview of Shortlisted Candidates: June 18 – June 22, 2022 (Tentative)

Announcement of Interview Results: July 01 – July 10, 2022 (Tentative)

Registration of PhD Programme:  01, August 2022

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ECS

Discipline

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Essential Eligibility Criteria

Earth & Climate Sciences

Students with minimum 55% marks in

aggregate (overall percentage; with all

subjects) or CGPA 6.0 out of 10-point scale

in master degree in:

Geology/Geophysics/Physics/Meteorology

/Atmospheric science/ or any equivalent

degree.

 

IISER BS-MS (All IISERs) Dual degree students with CGPA >= 8.0 are eligible without the essential eligibility criteria listed on the right column.

Awarded CSIR-JRF or UGC-JRF or INSPIRE PhD

(or)

Qualified NET-LS

(or)

Qualified in GATE

(or)

Any other National Level Examination

Application Procedure:

Only online applications will be accepted. Applicants can submit their forms for the ECS discipline in the following link:

Earth & Climate Science https://form.jotform.com/220823101813442

 

General Information to the Applicants:

  1. The candidate MUST have qualified at least ONE of the above-mentioned essential eligibility criteria in relevant discipline.
  2. The fellowships/scores/ranks must be valid at the time of joining the course.
  3. For candidates belonging to SC/ST, PWD and KM category, the percentage of marks may be relaxed by 5% or 0.5 in the case of CGPA.
  4. Candidates in the final year of their qualifying degree (as mentioned in the minimum criteria) are also eligible to apply. However, their final selection is subject to their successful completion of the qualifying degree with the above-mentioned requirements at the time of admission. A provisional degree certificate is mandatory at the time of admission.
  5. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Selection Procedure:

The shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview and the final selection is based on interview performance.

TA/DA will be provided to the SC/ST/PD students appearing for the interview as per institute norms.

Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for an interview. The respective departments may use additional criteria (based on academic performance and/or performance in the national level tests) to shortlist candidates for interviews.

Fellowship:

Upon selection and subsequently joining the PhD program, candidates who do not possess any CSIR, DBT and INSPIRE, will be eligible for institute fellowship at par with CSIR, DBT etc., but without HRA and Contingency components.

Please Note:

All communication with candidates will be by email only.

 Kindly check this website for periodic updates.

In case of any application-related specific queries, please contact the respective departments with your application number mentioned in the subject at the following email addresses:

Age Relaxation:

Preferably not more than 28 years at the time of joining. Age relaxation of 3 years will be given for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and 5 years for SC/ST/PWD/Female candidates as per GOI norms. Candidates belonging to the reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates, if selected. Relaxation may also be given whenever suitable candidates are not available, in exceptional circumstances.

List of applicants Shortlisted for Preliminary Interview for PhD Programme August 2022

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