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IISER Thiruvanthapuram PhD Admission Notification 2017

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IISER-TVM Admission to PhD programme (January 2017)

Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the PhD Programme of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research - Thiruvananthapuram (IISER-TVM), starting January 2017.



Important Dates for IISER PhD Admission 2017

Online Application will be available at from 20th September 2016
Last date of receipt of the application form 17th October 2016 [17.00 hrs]
Announcement of shortlisted candidates on the Institute's website 20th October 2016
Interview for the short-listed candidates Biological Sciences 22nd - 24th November 2016
Interview for the short-listed candidates in Chemical Sciences 02nd - 03rd December 2016
Interview for the short-listed candidates in Physical sciences 29th - 30th November 2016

Eligibility Criteria for IISER Thiruvanthapuram PhD Admission 2017

For Biological Sciences: Master’s degree (A 5-year degree post +2 level) in Biological / Chemical/ Physical/Mathematical /Bioinformatics/Agricultural/Veterinary /Pharmacy/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, 2017
Only candidates whose ranks make them eligible to avail fellowships in MHRD institutions

For Chemical Sciences: The candidate must have a Master’s degree in Chemical Sciences with 60% marks or equivalent. The candidate must have qualified CSIR-UGC-JRF/GATE exams valid as on 01st January 2017 or DST INSPIRE PhD one fellowship
Previous research experience and quality publications will be considered as an added qualification

For Physical Sciences: Master’s degree in Physical Sciences, Materials Science, Engineering or Technology, in areas closely related to the interests of the physics faculty at IISER TVM; 60% marks or equivalent is desirable
Qualifying in one of the following national level exam with validity as on 01st January 2017: GATE/CSIR-UGC-JRF/JEST-2016/INSPIRE PhD; 1 Fellowship
Note: Candidates who meet the minimum eligibility criteria for obtaining INSPIRE PhD fellowship as per the DST guidelines can also apply

Selection Procedure for IISER PhD Admission 2017

The shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview at IISER-TVM. The selection of the candidate will be based on the performance in the interview



How to Apply for IISER PhD Admission 2017

Applicants should complete the online application form in the URL www.iisertvm.in
Applicants will also be prompted to upload all the supporting documents, like photograph, signature, community certificate and national level exam (CSIR/NBHM/Inspire etc) online

Applicants should provide Name/Affiliation/Contact number and Email address of two referees in the application form. Applicants should download the Referee Report Form here and forward them to the concerned referees
The completed reports should be obtained in sealed envelopes and be submitted by the candidates, directly while attending the selection interviews
GE/OBC (SC/ST/PH) applicants are required to make a payment of Rs.200/- (Rs.100/-) as processing fee through the Powerjyoti Account; on submission of the online application form, the applicants will receive an acknowledgment email with a unique application number

Applicants are NOT required to post hard copy of the application to IISER-TVM

IISER - Thiruvananthapuram

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram; IISER - Thiruvananthapuram, Computer Science Building, College of Engineering Trivandrum Campus, Trivandrum-695016 (Kerala), Phone: 0471-2597459/2597438, Email: [email protected], Website www.iisertvm.ac.in