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IISER Kolkata announces Integrated PhD Programme Admission 2015-16

Updated on Fri, 17 April 2015 at 18:04 IST
IISER Kolkata announces Integrated PhD Programme Admission 2015-16

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata invites applications for Integrated PhD Programme for the year 2015.

Integrated PhD Programme is conducted by Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata.

Integrated Doctor of Philosophy (IP) programme at IISER Kolkata is a combination programme which starts with a comprehensive Masters programme (MS) followed by a research programme (PhD). Individual Department selects deserving candidates from the pool of applicants based on their academic backgrounds and their performance in the selection test

Integrated PhD Programme Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> Students with a B.Sc/BE/B.Tech/MBBS or an equivalent degree from any recognized University/Institute/College can apply for the Post-Bachelor Integrated PhD program 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 exam 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

Application Procedure for Integrated PhD Programme:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> 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 May 08, 2015.

=> Written test and interview of selected candidates (based on written test) will be conducted from 2nd to 9th June, 2015. Names of candidates selected for Integrated PhD programme for the year 2015-16 will be published in IISER-Kolkata website on June 12, 2015.

Online Application form can be downloaded from official website of Integrated PhD Programme:

Fee Details:

Integrated PhD Programme Important Dates

Integrated PhD Programme Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Application Portal Opens: 12th April, 2015
  • Last date for receipt of Applications : 4th May, 2015
  • Publication of list of selected candidates for test and interview: 8th May, 2015
  • Dates for written test and interview: 2nd June, 2015 to 6th June, 2015
  • Interview of the direct candidates: 8th and 9th June, 2015
  • Publication of final list: 12th June, 2015

Selection Process:

Results will be announced on 12th June, 2015.

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata
Mohanpur Campus,

Indian Institute Of Science Education And Research IISER, Kolkata
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER Kolkata) was established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. IISER Kolkata is designed to reach the prestigious position in the global setting that IISc, IIMs and IITs presently enjoy. IISER Kolkata is an autonomous institution awarding its own degrees. The central theme of the IISER Kolkata is to integrate education with research so that undergraduate teaching as well as doctoral and postdoctoral research work could be carried out in symbiosis. Mission and Vision

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