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Admission to Physics Department of IISER Tirupati through Visvesvaraya PhD Scheme for Electronics and IT: Phase II – AUGUST 2024

PHYSICS

Area of Research: Quantum computing, Quantum Condensed Matter, Quantum Materials

Corresponding Principal Investigators details:

Prasenjit Sen
contact:
prasen@labs.iisertirupati.ac.in

webpage:https://www.iisertirupati.ac.in/prasen/

Sambuddha Sanyal
contact:
sambuddha.sanyal@labs.iisertirupati.ac.in

webpage:https://quantiki.github.io/index.html

Important Dates:

Opening date of online application: May 31, 2024

Closing date of online application: June 11, 2024

Announcement of candidates shortlisted for interview: June 16-18, 2024 (Tentative)

Interview of shortlisted candidates: June 20-25, 2024 (Tentative)

Announcement of interview results: June 29-30, 2024 (Tentative)

Joining date for Ph.D. Program: August 01, 2024 (Tentative)

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 Physics or M.E./M.Tech. in Solid State Physics/Computer Science or any equivalent degree. Awarded CSIR-JRF or UGC JRF or INSPIRE PhD
(or)
Qualified in JEST
(or)
Qualified in GATE
(or)
Any other National Level Examination
Candidates with BE/B.Tech degree(preferably in Computer Science) 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.

Number of fellowships:
Duration of fellowship: 5 years (2024-2029)
Fellowships(each):

Rs. 38750+HRA as per rules(per month) for years 1 and 2,
Rs. 43750+HRAas per rules (per month) for years 3,4 and 5,
Contingency: Rs. 1.2 L/year ( as per rules)
International conference support: Rs. 1.5 L (One time in the entire duration of PhD, subject to approval from granting authority)
Support for research visit abroad (Subject to selection and approval from granting authority)
Only online applications will be accepted. Applicants can submit their forms for the Physics discipline in the following link Only online applications will be accepted. Applicants can submit their forms for the Physics discipline in the following link:

ADMISSION TO Ph.D. PROGRAM – JANUARY 2024

IISER Tirupati invites applications from prospective candidates for admission to the Ph.D. program in January 2024. 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 program involves coursework and teaching assistantships.

The department-specific eligibility criteria for January 2024 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

Computational Biology and Systems Biology, Biophysics, Cancer Biology/Immunology, Chemical Biology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Developmental Biology & Neurobiology, Genome Biology, Infection Biology, Plant Biology, Structural Biology, Single Molecule Biology/ Nucleic Acid Biology, Microbiology.

Visit the following website for further details:

https://www.iisertirupati.ac.in/faculty/

https://www.iisertirupati.ac.in/departments/biology/

Important Dates:

Opening date of online application: October 13, 2023

Closing date of online application: November 12, 2023
Announcement of candidates shortlisted for interview: November 25 – 30, 2023 (Tentative)
Interview of shortlisted candidates: December 05 – 10, 2023 (Tentative)
Announcement of interview results: December 20 – 25, 2023 (Tentative)
Joining date for PhD Program: January 2, 2024 (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 Qualified for JGEEBILS 2023 (or) DBT-JRF-A / ICMR-JRF /DBT-BINC / UGC-CSIR JRF / DST-INSPIRE-JRF (or) For GATE -Life Sciences, GATE-Biotechnology, GATE-Computer Science and IT, GATE-Chemistry, and GATE-Ecology and Evolution up to rank 200. (or) Any other national fellowship.
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.

Application Procedure:

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

Chemistry

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

Important Dates:

Opening date of online application: October 13, 2023
Closing date of online application: November 12, 2023
Announcement of candidates shortlisted for interview: November 25 – 30, 2023 (Tentative)
Interview of shortlisted candidates: December 05-10, 2023 (Tentative)
Announcement of interview results: December 20-25, 2023 (Tentative)
Joining date for Ph.D. Program: January 2, 2024 (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.
or
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
or
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:

Physics

Atomic & Molecular Physics (Experiment and Theory), Complex Systems (Theory), Condensed Matter, Materials, and Quantum Condensed Matter (Theory), Experimental High Energy Physics, Lasers and Photonics (Experiment), Microfluidics (Experiment), Observational Astronomy, Soft and Active Matter (Experiment, Theory and Computation)

Important Dates:

Opening date of online application: October 13, 2023
Closing date of online application: November 12, 2023
Announcement of candidates shortlisted for interview: November 25 – 30, 2023 (Tentative)
Interview of shortlisted candidates: December 05-10, 2023 (Tentative)
Announcement of interview results: December 20-25, 2023 (Tentative)
Joining date for Ph.D. Program: January 2, 2024 (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. Awarded CSIR-JRF or UGC JRF or INSPIRE PhD
(or)
Qualified in JEST
(or)
Qualified in GATE
(or)
Any other National Level Examination
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.

Application Procedure:

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

Earth & Climate Science

Seismic tomography, Seismic anisotropy and attenuation, Earthquake physics and ground motion, Earthquake early warning system.

Igneous Petrology, Mineralogy, Rare Metal and Rare Earth (RMRE) mineralization, Atmospheric science, meteorology.

Important Dates:

Opening date of online application: October 13, 2023
Closing date of online application: November 12, 2023
Announcement of candidates shortlisted for interview: November 25 – 30, 2023 (Tentative)
Interview of shortlisted candidates: December 05-10, 2023 (Tentative)
Announcement of interview results: December 20-25, 2023 (Tentative)
Joining date for Ph.D. Program: January 2, 2024 (Tentative)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ECS

Discipline Minimum Eligibility Criteria Essential Eligibility Criteria
Earth & Climate Science 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/Space Physics/Applied Physics/ Astrophysics/Planetary sciences/ Environment Sciences

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

Ocean and Planetary Sciences, Physics, Environment Sciences/

GATE in Physics, Geology & Geophysics (GG) and Environment Sciences and Engineering

Application Procedure:

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

Important Dates:

Opening date of online application: October 13, 2023
Closing date of online application: November 12, 2023
Announcement of candidates shortlisted for interview: November 25 – 30, 2023 (Tentative)
Interview of shortlisted candidates: December 05-10, 2023 (Tentative)
Announcement of interview results: December 20-25, 2023 (Tentative)
Joining date for Ph.D. Program: January 2, 2024 (Tentative)

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA MATHEMATICS

Discipline Minimum Eligibility Criteria Essential Eligibility Criteria
Mathematics Students with a 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.E./ M.Tech. 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 Fellowship

Application Procedure:

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

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.

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 Short Listed Candidates for Interview:

List of Selected Candidates:

List of Shortlisted Candidates

List of Selected Candidates