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IISER Tirupati PhD Program Admission 2020, Date, Eligibility, Application

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

IISER Tirupati PhD Admission 2020 - Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati, has released notification for admission to PhD in the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry and Physics and associated interdisciplinary areas of research for the academic year 2020.

 

IISER Tirupati

  1. IISER Tirupati is the sixth Institute in the chain of IISERs being established by the Govt. of India under the Ministry of HRD for imparting quality education in basic sciences and set up state-of-art research facilities for front line and cutting-edge research in science
  2. Please note that the precise eligibility criteria for January 2020 admissions may vary from Dept. to Dept. and are given below. Information about individual faculty profiles and areas of research can be obtained from the IISER Tirupati website.

 

See: Phd Admissions

 

Broad Areas

  1. Disciplines of Biology, Chemistry and Earth and Climate Sciences and associated interdisciplinary areas of research. In addition to research, the programme involves coursework and teaching assistantship.

 

IISER Tirupati PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

  1. Opening Date of Online Application: 11th  October 2019
  2. Closing Date of Online Application Form: 4th November 2019
  3. Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates of the Interview: 11th November 2019 (Tentative)
  4. Interview of Shortlisted Candidates: 30th November and 1st December 2019
  5. Announcement of Interview Results: 10th December 2019 (Tentative)
  6. Registration of PhD Programme: 1st January 2020.

 

Eligibility Criteria for IISER Tirupati PhD Admission 2020

Biology  

  1. Students with minimum 55% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; with all subjects) or CGPA 6.0 on a 10-point scale in Master's degree in any branch of Science Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics/Biological Sciences/Ecological Sciences/Agricultural Sciences/ Psychology M.Tech/ M.VSc or MBBS degree or any equivalent degree.
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  3. Candidates with BE/B.Tech degree with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale can also apply.

 

Chemistry 

  1. Students with minimum 55% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; with all subjects) or CGPA 6.0 on a 10-point scale in master's degree in any branch of Science: Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics/Biology or ME/M.Tech or any equivalent degree.
  2. Candidates with BE/B.Tech degree with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or CGPA 6.5 on a 10-point scale can also apply.

 

See: Admission Notification and Dates

 

Earth & Climate Science:

  1. Students with minimum 55% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; with all subjects) or CGPA 6.0 out of 10-point scale in master degree in: Geology/Geophysics/Physics/Meteorology/Atmospheric science/ or any equivalent degree.

Additional Eligibility Criteria

  1. Biology: JGEEBILS 2019 exam DBT-JRF-A / ICMR-JRF / DBT-BINC / ARS-NET (ICAR)/ UGC-CSIR JRF/ DST-INSPIRE For CSIR-LS rank-holders, up to rank 200 are eligible. For DAE-JEST/GATE rank-holders, up to rank 300 (GATE Life Sciences) are eligible.
  2. Chemistry:
  3. GATE qualified.
  4. Earth & Climate Science:
  5. Igneous Petrology, Mineralogy, Rare Metal and Rare Earth (RMRE) mineralization, Microphysics of clouds and precipitation, Remote sensing techniques for characterizing precipitations.

 

Age Limit

  1. Candidate should not be more than 28 yrs at the time of joining.  Age relaxation of 3yrs will be given for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and 5 years for SC/ST/PD/Female candidates. Candidates belonging to reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates, if selected. Relaxation may also be given whenever suitable candidates are not available, in exceptional circumstances.

 

Selection Process for IISER Tirupati PhD Admission 2020

  1. The shortlisted candidates will be called for interview and final selection is based on interview performance.
  2. TA/DA will be provided to the SC/ST/PD students appearing for the interview as per institute norms.
  3. 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) to shortlist candidates for interviews.

 

Fellowship

  1. Upon selection and subsequently joining the PhD Program, candidates who do not possess any CSIR, DBT and INSPIRE, will be eligible for institute fellowship at par with CSIR, DBT etc., but without HRA component.

 

IISER Tirupati PhD Admission 2020 Application Form

  1. Only online applications will be accepted. Applicants can submit their forms for the Chemistry discipline in the following link
  2. Applicants should complete the online application form by going to the following link: https://www.iisertirupati.ac.in/admissions/iphd/ 

 

IISER, Tirupati

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Tirupati, C/o Sree Rama Engineering College (Transit Campus), Rami Reddy Nagar, Karakambadi Road, Mangalam (P.O.) Tirupati -517507, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA, Phone No.: +91 (0877) 2500 400 Email: iiseroffice@iisertirupati.ac.in, Website www.iisertirupati.ac.in