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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Thiruvananthapuram PhD Programme 2016

Updated on Tue, 13 October 2015 at 16:26 IST

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Thiruvananthapuram invites applications for admissions to Ph.D. Programme for the academic year 2015 - 16.

Ph.D. Programme is conducted by Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Thiruvananthapuram.

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> Master’s degree (A five year degree post +2 level) in Biological/ Chemical/ Physical/Mathematical/Bioinformatics/Agricultural/Veterinary/Pharmcy/Nursing or a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine (MBBS).

=> The applicant must have a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 on a scale of 10, or equivalent (55% or CGPA 6/10 for SC/ST candidates). The qualifying degree should have been obtained within 5 years as on January 1st, 2016.

=> Qualification in one of the following national level tests, with validity as on 1st January 2016: CSIR-UGC-JRF/DBT-JRF (A category)*/DST-INSPIRE for Ph.D.1/ ICMR-JRF*/GATE-Ecology; Rank 1 to 60)** /JGEEBILS (GS-2015)***

=> Only candidates whose ranks make them eligible to avail fellowships in Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) institutions

=> GATE (EY) qualified candidates are eligible only for Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour. Other subject GATE exam scores will not be considered for Ph.D. admissions to IISER-TVM.

=> JGEEBILS qualified candidates will be shortlisted based on their marks and may apply ONLY after receiving an e-mail invitation from IISER-TVM

Application Procedure:

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

=> Applicants will also be prompted to upload all the supporting documents, like photograph, signature, community certificate and national level examination (CSIR/NBHM/Inspire etc) online.

=> Applicants should provide Name/Affiliation/Contact number and Email address of two referees in the application form.

=> GE/ OBC [SC/ ST/ PH] applicants are required to make a payment of Rs.200/- [Rs. 100/-] as processing fee through the Power Jyoti Account.
On submission of the online application form, the applicants will receive an acknowledgement email with a unique application number.

=> Applicants are not required to post a hard copy of the application to IISER-TVM.

Application form can be downloaded from official website of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Thiruvananthapuram: Click here to download application form

Important Dates:

Ph.D. 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.

  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 02 November, 2015

Contact Details

For more details please contact
IISER - Thiruvananthapuram, Computer Science Building,
College of Engineering Trivandrum Campus,
Trivandrum - 695016, Kerala, India
Phone : 0471 - 2597459/2597438 Fax: 0471 2597427
Email: [email protected]

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram
The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram, (often abbreviated to IISER Thiruvananthapuram or IISER-TVM) is an institution of higher education established by the Government of India in 2008 based on the recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Council of India. The institute awards five-year integrated Master of Science degrees in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and inter-disciplinary areas. There are also facilities for doing research in these areas leading to the award of PhD.

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