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Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP) Kolkata invites applications for admission to Ph.D. program in Physics (Experimental and Theoretical) and Biophysical Sciences to commence in August 2020. Read on for details on eligibility criteria, application process, selection process and more.

Available Research Topics: Biophysical Sciences and Physics (Experimental and Theoretical)

Approximate Number of Intake

Candidates with SINP Fellowship 20
Candidates with Extramural Fellowship 20


Saha Institute PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Application Form Available from March 2020
Last Date of Submission of Application First week of April 2020
Short-listed candidates will be called for interview to be held at SINP during May-June 2020


Eligibility Criteria for Saha Institute PhD Admission 2020

Physics M.Sc. in Physics.
Biophysical Sciences M.Sc. in Physics / Chemistry (with Life Science at 10+2 level) or M.Sc. in Life Sciences (with Chemistry and Mathematics at 10+2 level).
Students appearing in the final exams for their M.Sc. degrees during the current academic session may also apply. However, their selection will be on a provisional basis and admission will be subject to successfully passing the final exam in compliance with the cut-off requirement for SINP.


Selection Procedure for Saha Institute PhD Admission 2020

A first screening will be made based on previous academic records of the applicants.
A further shortlisting of candidates will be made based on the performance in nation-wide screening test as mentioned below:
For Physics
i) Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST)
ii) GATE in Physics
iii) CSIR/UGC NET for JRF in Physics
For Biophysical Sciences
i) Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS) conducted by NCBS-TIFR
iii) GATE in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Physics and Chemistry


Fellowships & Benefits

The selected students are admitted to Post M.Sc. as Junior Research Fellow (JRF).
SINP fellowships for candidates who are selected through JEST, JGEEBILLS, GATE:
i) 31,000/- p.m. for 1st two years
ii) 35,000/- p.m. for subsequent years
Tenure Fellowships are awarded for a maximum of 5 years. These fellowships are renewed yearly, subject to satisfactory performance.


Saha Institute PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

Students can apply for the programmes only through online application (available from early March 2020)


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

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