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IISER Berhampur PhD Program Admission 2020, Dates, Eligibility, Application

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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Berhampur announces Admission to PhD Program 2020 (January)

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2020 -Applications are invited from highly motivated and research-orientated candidates for admission to the PhD Program in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematics and Physical Sciences from the citizens of India for the starting from January 2020.

 

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2020

  1. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Berhampur invites applications from highly motivated students for admission to the Ph.D. programme starting from January 2020.
  2. Currently, IISER Berhampur offers Ph.D. programme in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences disciplines. Students with a Master's degree or equivalent in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics OR in any relevant interdisciplinary area closely related to the mainstream are encouraged to apply for Ph.D. programme.

 

See: PhD Admissions

 

PhD in Disciplines

  1. The PhD Program is offered in the following discipline:
  2. Biological Science
  3. Chemical Sciences
  4. Physical Sciences
  5. Mathematics

 

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

  1. Start Date of receiving applications: 05th October 2019
  2. Closing Date of receiving applications: 05th November 2019
  3. Interview dates (Tentative: 26th November 2019 - 06th December 2019

 

Eligibility Criteria for IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2020

For Biological Science

  1. M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale. (Overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject)
  2. If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:
  3. Only marks, percentage will be considered.
  4. Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula:
  5. CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS
  6. PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
  7. Both marks and CGPA/CPI
  8. Percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/grade sheet, will be considered, if absolute grading was followed.
  9. CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading was followed.
  10. Exceptionally brilliant candidates with B.Tech./MBBS/MCA also apply for Ph.D. programme in Biological Sciences.
  11. Additionally, a National level examination like National Eligibility Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/DBT (JRF A category)/ICMR (JRF category I)/NET-LS/INSPIRE-PhD/JGEEBILS or any other recognized score is mandatory.The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission OR
  12. Students whose results for CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship or ICMR-JRF category-I or DBT-JRF or INSPIRE-PhD or any other equivalent fellowship are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application.

 

See: Latest Entrance Exams

 

For Chemical Sciences/Physical Sciences & Mathematics

  1. M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale. (Overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject)
  2. If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:
  3. Only marks, percentage will be considered.
  4. Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula:
  5. CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS
  6. PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
  7. Both marks and CGPA/CPI
  8. Percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/grade sheet, will be considered, if absolute grading was followed.
  9. CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading was followed.
  10. Additionally, a National level examination like National Eligibility Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/JEST/JGEEBILS/ICMR/INSPIRE-PhD/NET-LS/Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission OR
  11. Students whose results for CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship or INSPIRE-PhD or any other equivalent fellowship are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application.
  12. Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examination of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria.
  13. A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.

 

Age Limit

  1. Applicant’s age should not exceed more than 28 years at the time of joining. Age relaxation of 3 years will be given for OBC (Non Creamy Layer) and 5 years for SC/ST/PD/Female applicants.

 

See: Admission Notification and Dates

 

Selection Process

  1. Selection will be based on interviews of short-listed candidates. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Date of interview will be communicated to shortlisted candidates by e-mail and the same will be available on the Institute website. TA will be paid to SC/ST candidates appearing for the interview as per Govt. of India norms.

 

Fellowship

  1. All selected candidates will be eligible for either Institute fellowship of Rs. 31,000/- per month or fellowship as per the norms of the funding agency, in vogue, subject to satisfactory performance in their course work.

 

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

  1. Online application is a Two-Step process. Step 1 is to register and validate your email address. Step 2 is to fill up the application form.

Step 1

  1. Fill up the registration form.
  2. You will be sent a confirmation email for validation.
  3. On confirmation, go to Step 2.

 

Step 2:

  1. Enter your email and password in the login form.
  2. On validation you will be redirected to online application form.
  3. Candidates can download the Application Form and format of Recommendation Letter from the website http://www.iiserbpr.ac.in
  4. Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examination of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before 31st December 2019.
  5. Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview. The respective departments may use additional criteria (based on academic performance and/or performance in the national level tests) in order to shortlist candidates for interviews depending on the number of applications received.

For more information visit the website: www.iiserbpr.ac.in

 

IISER Berhampur

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Berhampur, Transit campus (Govt. ITI Building), Engg. School Junction, Berhampur, Odisha 760010, Ganjam District, Odisha, India, Telephone: +91 680 2227 705, Email:erp@iiserbpr.in, office_aa@iiserbpr.ac.in,  website: www.iiserbpr.ac.in

 

 

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