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IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Admission 2020 Autumn Semester, Important Dates, Eligibility, Fees

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IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Admission 2020 - Indian Institute of Science Education Research (IISER) Kolkata invites applications from motivated students for admission to the Integrated PhD Programme for the Autumn 2020 Session.

Interested candidates can check all the details of IISER PhD Admission 2020 Autumn, like application form, eligibility criteria, application procedure etc from this page given below.


Program Offered


Biological Sciences


Chemical Sciences


Earth Sciences


Mathematical Sciences


Physical Sciences


IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Application Portal Opens

20th April 2020

Application Portal Closes

18th May 2020

Publication of shortlist for interview

25th May 2020

IPhD Registration

26th July to 31st July 2020


Eligibility Criteria for IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Admission 2020


Students with a B.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.B.B.S. or an equivalent degree from any recognized University/Institute/College can apply for the Integrated PhD Programme in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences.


Candidates whose B.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./MBBS exam remained incomplete due to the lock-down, may also apply


Minimum Qualifying Marks


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 exams held till the date of submission of the application form.


Reservation Policy


Reservations for candidates will be as per Govt. of India norms


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


Who Can Apply?

Applicants who have qualified in the following nationwide aptitude tests in the year 2020 only can apply for the program

For Biological Sciences

JAM (Biology and Biotechnology) / JGEEBILS

For Chemical Sciences

JAM (Chemistry)

For Earth Sciences

(a) JAM (Geology) OR
(b) JAM Chemistry for research in Environmental Science OR
(c) JAM Physics for research in Computational Mineralogy

For Mathematical Sciences

JAM (Mathematics)

For Physical Sciences

JAM (Physics)/JEST (Physics)


IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Admission 2020 Application Process


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.


For more details, please visit website


Documents Required

Selected candidates for interview should bring a printout of application form along with the required documents listed below at the time of interview:


Attested copies of mark sheets and certificates of all examinations starting from secondary examination.


Original/Self Attested copy of the qualifying examination certificate.


Proof of qualification in nationwide aptitude tests.


Photo identity.


Proof of age.


Statement of Purpose mentioning research interest and potential supervisors (if any).


Selection Procedure


Institute-level committee(s) will scrutinize all the applications, and prepare a shortlist of candidates, who will be called for an interview.


Recommendation letters will be sought from two teachers whose email addresses were mentioned during application


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.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website



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