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Raman Research Institute Bangalore PhD Admissions 2014

Updated on Fri, 10 January 2014 at 18:17 IST

Raman Research Institute (RRI) is a premier research institution for advanced research. Applications are invited from motivated and qualified students for admission to the Ph.D programme 2014. Research scholars undergo intensive course work during the first year. The medium of instruction is English On successful completion of the course work and other requirements for confirmation of the candidature, they will be registered for a PhD degree with the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Students are paid a scholarship of Rs. 16,000/-per month for the first two years and Rs.18,000/- thereafter for the next three years, subject to satisfactory progress. Students are also provided hostel accommodation for a period of five years depending on availability or additional 30% of the stipend as House Rent Allowance in lieu of hostel accommodation. In addition, they are paid a book grant of Rs 5,000/- per annum for four years. RRI encourages and supports participation of students in national and international conferences RRI is also a participant in the Joint Astronomy Programme (JAP) with the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and the Physics in Biology Programme with the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore.


* Candidates seeking admission in Physics must have M.Sc degree in Physics/Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate or equivalent or first class B.E./B.Tech degree in Engineering. Candidates seeking admission in Chemistry must have M.Sc degree in Chemistry with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate
* Students who expect to complete their final degree in the academic year 2013-2014 may also apply, provided they can produce their final score card at the time of admission


Reservations for SC/ST/OBC candidates will be as per norms

Selection Procedure:

The Candidates seeking admission are called for interview based on


The candidates are selected for interview based on their performance in written test held at RRI or UGC/-CSIR NET for JRF

The final selection for all the candidates is based on the performance in the interviews to be held at RRI in the second week of June 2014

Call letters for written test /interviews will be sent around mid-April, 2014

Exceptional candidates, who have obtained Master’s degree in physics with minimum 6.0 final GPA (on 10 point scale) or equivalent and have 2 years or more research experience with research publications of acceptable standard, may apply for possible direct admission to the PhD program and can contact [email protected] for further details

How to apply:

Candidates can apply online through www.rri.res

Online applications are preferred

All candidates need to apply for admissions at RRI

Students can apply online through link online applications are preferred

For those who have difficulty in applying online, hard copy of the application forms can be requested from the admissions office, by sending a self addressed envelope (25x20 cm) to the Raman Research Institute, CV Raman Avenue, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore-560080

Important Dates:

Online submission of application starts from: 15th Jan 2014
Last date for requesting the printed application forms: 15th Mar 2014
Last date for receiving the completed application forms (both online and hardcopy submission): 31st Mar 2014

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Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
The Raman Research Institute was founded in 1948 by the Indian physicist and Nobel Laureate, Sir C V Raman, to continue his studies and basic research after he retired from the Indian Institute of Science. Sir C V Raman served as its director carrying on his personal research until his demise in 1970. It was funded personally by him and with donations from private sources. In December 1934, the Government of Mysore gifted a plot of land in Bangalore to Professor Raman for the creation of a research institute. In the same year, the Indian Academy of Sciences was founded by Prof. Raman.
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