Home >> Admission-Notification >> PHD Admission >>

IISER Pune PhD Admission 2021, Application Form, Dates, Eligibility

iiser pune phd admission


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research announces PhD Admission for January 2021 Session

IISER Pune PhD Admission 2021 - Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune invites application for admission to PhD Program in Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Climate Science, Humanities & Social Sciences, Mathematics & Physics for the academic session starting from January 2021

Check out more details on IISER Pune PhD Admission 2021 from the page below and apply for the same on or before the due date.

IISER Pune PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

Last Date of Application for PhD Program in Biology 

08th November 2020

Last Date of Application for PhD Program in Chemistry

10th November 2020

Last date for Application Submission for  PhD program in Earth & Climate Science 

15th November 2020

Tentative dates for online interviews for PhD Program in Biology 

01-11 December  2020

Tentative Dates of Online Interview for PhD Program in Chemistry  &   Earth & Climate Science 

December 2020

Eligibility Criteria for IISER Pune PhD Admission 2021

  • Passed Master’s degree in Science / Mathematics or a four-year Bachelor’s degree with at least 60% marks (aggregate) are encouraged to apply.
  • Passed Masters' (or B.E., B.Tech., M.Tech, MBBS) degree holders in any branch of science including Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biological sciences, Ecology and Environmental sciences, Biodiversity, Psychology or equivalent.
  • Applicants must have qualified a National Level Eligibility exam that provides a 5-year PhD fellowship such as CSIR-JRF# / UGC-JRF# / DBT-JRF-A / ICMR-JRF / DBT-BINC-JRF / Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship, etc.
  • CSIR/UGC-JRF rank/ score MUST be valid at least till June 30, 2021.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree program are eligible to apply for PhD program. However, if selected, admission to the PhD program would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before 1st January 2021

IISER Pune PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Eligible Candidates can apply online through the official website https://www.iiserpune.ac.in/
  • The candidates must carefully fill and submit the online application form on or before the specified date.
  • After the application deadline, we will create lists of students who will be invited for online interviews with committees representing the various sub-areas.
  • Based on the application form and the requirements listed on the admissions page, applicants will be further shortlisted for the interview based on the additional criteria set by the respective Department. The mere application/shortlisting does not guarantee admission into the PhD program. In particular, we will consider the quality of the proposed research questions and study designs to make the shortlist.

Selection Process

  • Based on application form and the eligibility criteria, applicants will be shortlisted for an interview. Candidates selected for the interview will receive a separate email to appear for the interview at the IISER Pune campus. Selection will be based on interviews of the short-listed candidates.


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



Related Posts:

Ph.D. in Computer Science
Universities offering PhD in Computer science, Fee, Job Opportunities and Salary.

PhD Admission Process in India
Tips for Getting Good Scores in Gate Exams. Visit us for tips on getting good scores in GATE an all India level entrance examination for aspirants who want to pursue Masters/Direct PhD.

Top PhD Entrance Exams in India
Here is al ist of Top PhD Entrance Exams in India. Visit the page to know about Entrance Exam Notifications of Top PhD Courses in India.

Why do a Phd? - Reasons, Funding Schemes, Job Prospects
Why do a PhD? - Purpose, Opportunities, Funding Schemes. Check here the list of Important Schemes and Funding Opportunities available to do PhD in India