ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research PhD Admission


ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode announces Admission to PhD Program 2023


ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research PhD Admission 2023 – ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode invites applications from candidates who are Indian citizens, to pursue research in following disciplines leading to a Ph.D. Degree under University of Calicut.


Program offer

  • Botany – 03 (2 UR, 1 SC)
  • Microbiology – 01 (UR)


Important Date

  • Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 15th July 2023


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates with a Master’s degree in Botany/ Microbiology and a valid National level fellowship (JRF of CSIR, UGC, DBT, etc.), or any other equivalent fellowship (KSCSTE, etc.) for pursuing Ph.D
  • Candidates with lecturer-ship only in CSIR-UGC (NET) examination need not apply
  • Upper age limit is 35 years for male and 40 years for female candidates as on 15 -07-2023, which is relaxable by 5 years as per the Govt. of India rule for SC/ST/OBC/Women/Physically Handicapped candidates


Application Procedure

  • Candidates who satisfy the above criteria may submit their online applications on or before 15th July 2023.


Selection Process

  • Eligible candidates should attend for an interview before the Selection Committee which will be intimated after the deadline. Selection of Ph.D scholars will be based on a brief presentation (10-minutes) on any topic of interest in the relevant field of specialization


  • Candidates will have to make their own arrangements for travel, stay, etc. for attending the interview. Travelling allowance is not payable by ICAR-IISR, Kozhikode
  • Mere fulfillment of the minimum requirements stipulated in the notification would not automatically entitle a person for selection. The decision of the Director, ICAR-IISR in this regard shall be final


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


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