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PhD Admission 2014,Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata

Updated on Thu, 01 May 2014 at 19:29 IST

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata Application has invited for Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) admission 2014. Application invited for following course given below :

PhD in Biological, Chemical, Earth, Mathematics and Physical Sciences

Eligibility for IISER Integrated PhD Admissions 2014:

Students with a B.Sc/B.E/ B.Tech/MBBS or an equivalent degree from any recognized University/Institute/College can apply for the Post-Bachelor Integrated Ph.D programme in Biological, Chemical, Earth, Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Candidates need to secure a minimum of 60% marks/equivalent grades in Honours/Major (if applicable), or 60% marks/equivalent grades in Aggregate (if Honours/Major is not applicable)

Those who are appearing in the final examination of their degree course can also apply; for them, the eligibility marks are 60% based on the marks obtained in the undergraduate examinations held so far

The qualifying marks for SC/ST candidates are 50% as per Central Govt relaxation policy

The applicants who have qualified in nationwide aptitude tests such as JAM or JEST (Physical Sciences), JAM (Chemical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Earth Sciences) or JGEEBILS (Biological Sciences), will be directly called to the interview if the cut-off criteria, based on their performances in those tests, are met with

If they do not meet the cut-off criteria, they may still sit for the IISER Kolkata Admissions Test (according to the eligibility criteria for the test)

However, everyone must apply through this online portal to be considered either for the Interview or the Written Test

Selection Procedure:

Institute-level committees will scrutinize all the applications, and prepare a shortlist of candidates, who may be called for written test/interview

The Institute will finally declare the list of selected candidates on the Institute website

Students will be given a monthly fellowship

For candidates whose final examination marks are not available at the time of interview, admission to the programme will be provisional

They must produce their final mark sheet to Academic Cell showing that they have secured a minimum of 60% marks/equivalent grades in Honours/Major (if applicable), or 60% marks/equivalent grades in Aggregate (if Honours/Major is not applicable) within 60 days of their admission

How to Apply

The applicants should open the link at the bottom of this page (Submit New Application) and properly fill the application form as instructed and submit

Applicants should save the properly filled application form and take a print as the hard copy of the application

List of selected candidates for written test (based on syllabus up to B.Sc Honours/Major level) will be published in the IISER-Kolkata website on 22nd May 2014

Written test and interview of selected candidates (based on written test) will be conducted from 10th June 2014 to 13th June 2014

Names of candidates selected for Integrated PhD programme for the year 2014-15 will be published in IISER-Kolkata website on 20th June 2014

Documents Required:

Selected candidates for test/interview should bring a hard copy of application along with the required documents listed below at the time of test/interview:

1) Attested copies of mark sheets and certificates of all examinations starting from secondary exam

2) Confidential recommendation letters of assessment of the applicant from two teachers who have taught courses and would be able to evaluate the student as a potential research worker

3) Photo identity and 4) Proof of age

Queries: All queries (but not application forms) may be sent by e-mail to [email protected]

For all candidates: After filling up the application form, use the links below to print your application form. The applicants selected for interview must show the signed print out at the time of the interview

Important Dates

Application Portal Opens: 28th April, 2014
Last date of application: 18th May, 2014
Publication of list of selected candidates for test and interview: 22nd May, 2014
Dates for written test and interview
Test / Interview (Biological Sciences): 10th June 2014
Test (Chemical Sciences)/ Interview (Biological & Chemical Sciences): 11th June 2014
Test (Physical Sciences) / Interview (Chemical and Physical Sciences): 12th June 2014
Test (Earth Sciences and Mathematics) / Interview (Physical, Earth and Mathematical Sciences): 13th June 2014
Interview (Earth Sciences): 14th June 2014
Interview of the direct candidates: 16th & 17th June, 2014 (Physical Sciences); Other Departments will follow
Publication of final list: 20th June 2014

More Details

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata
INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH ( IISER ) - KOLKATA was established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. IISER - K is designed to reach the prestigious position in the global setting that IISc, IIMs and IITs presently enjoy. IISER - K is an autonomous institution awarding its own degrees.
Related Courses: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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