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Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics Kolkata announces Admission to Phd Program 2023, Apply now



SINP Kolkata PhD Admission 2023 – Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (SINP) Kolkata invites applications for admission to Ph.D. program in Physics and Biophysical Sciences starting from August 2023 (2023-24 Session)


SINP Kolkata PhD Admission 2023


Important Dates

  • Application Form Available from: March 2023
  • Last Date of Submission of Application: 25th April 2023
  • Short-listed candidates will be called for interview: May 2023


Eligibility Criteria

  • Physics: Master’s degree in Physics.
  • Openings for Ph.D. may be available in the following broad areas:
  • Theoretical Physics: Theoretical high energy physics, non-perturbative quantum field theory, gauge theories, classical and quantum computation, strongly correlated systems, QCD, quantum condensed matter physics
  • Experimental Physics: Nuclear Astrophysics and low energy nuclear reactions, Semiconductor materials and devices, Surface Physics, Nano Science,  Quantum Optics and Cold Atoms, Experimental High Energy at ALICE and CMS, Muon Tomography, Astro-Particle physics, Gravitational waves (LIGO).
  • Biophysical Sciences: Master’s degree in Physics or Chemistry (with Life Science at 10+2 level) or Master’s degree in Life Sciences (with Chemistry and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or M.Tech. in Biotechnology (with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Life Science at 10+2 level).
  • Openings for Ph.D. may be available in the following broad areas:
  • Biophysical Sciences Group: Cellular and molecular biology, biophysics & structural biology, synthetic biology, metabolomics, proteomics,spectroscopy.
  • Students appearing in the final examinations for their Master’s degree during the current academic session may also apply.


Application Process

  • The eligible students can apply for the programmes only through on-line application or
  • Candidates are advised to read all instructions carefully before applying.


Selection Process

    • Screening will be done based on previous academic records of the applicants, their performances in nation-wide screening tests as mentioned below:
  • For Physics (Experimental and Theoretical):
    • Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST)
    • CSIR/UGC NET for JRF in Physics
    • GATE in Physics
  • For Biophysical Sciences:
  • Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS) conducted by NCBS-TIFR.
  • GATE in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Physics and Chemistry


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


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