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Ph.D. & Integrated Ph.D. Admissions

Applications are invited for admissions to TIFR Deemed University, TCIS, TIFR-Hyderabad for Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. degree programmes under the Subject Boards of Physics, Chemistry and Biology. The doctoral programme offers exciting research opportunities in a range of subject areas, and rigorous training aimed at fostering the broad academic growth of students and to meet the specialized needs of their research. The students will receive a degree through the subject boards of the graduate school of TIFR.

Current research activities at TIFR-H are in the areas of Soft Condensed Matter Physics, Fluid Dynamics, Materials, Chemical Sciences, Optics and Biological Sciences.

GRADUATE SCHOOL (GS-2019):

ELIGIBILITY:

Subject Board of Physics
  • Ph.D.: M.Sc. (Physics) / B.Tech. & B.E. (Engineering Physics) / B.E. / B.Tech/ M.Tech. or equivalent science/engineering/medical degree that requires four or more years of university training.
  • Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D.: B.Sc/ B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Pharm or equivalent science/engineering/medical degree / M.Sc. (other than physics)/ M.Tech/ M. Pharm/ MBBS or equivalent science/ engineering/ medical Masters degree.

In addition the candidate must have qualified in any of the following examinations:

  • The written test of TIFR (GS2018 or GS2019) / GATE / JEST / CSIR UGC NET (JRF eligible). Minimum valid score / rank will be announced nearer to the date of admissions in GATE / JEST / CSIR UGC NET
  • Candidates with M.Tech. / M.E. / M.S. (Engg.) can submit their earlier scores of GATE / equivalent.
Subject Board of Chemistry
  • Ph.D.: M.Sc. (Chemistry) / M.Tech. (Chemical Sciences) / M.Pharm or equivalent science/engineering/medical degree
  • Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D.: B.Sc/ B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Pharm or equivalent science/engineering/medical degree

In addition the candidate must have qualified in any of the following examinations:

  • The written test of TIFR (GS2019) / GATE / JAM 2019 (only for Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D.) / CSIR UGC NET 2018 (JRF eligible).
  • Minimum valid score / rank will be announced nearer to the date of admissions in GATE / JAM / CSIR UGC NET
Subject Board of Biology
  • Ph.D.: M.Sc. (Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of Biology) or any professional Master’s Degree (M.Pharma./M.Tech.), or a four or more years degree program (e.g. MBBS, BDS).
  • Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D.: B.Sc. (Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of Biology) or any 4-year degree program that awards a “Bachelor’s degree” including B.Tech., B.E., B.V.Sc., B.Pharma. (4 year course).
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on the results of JGEEBILS 2019 written test marks, CV and Scientific Write-up.
  • Further details regarding admissions in Biology can be found at https://www.ncbs.res.in/academic/admissions-results-gs2019

STIPEND

Ph.D.: Students receive a monthly scholarship of Rs.25,000/-(enhanced to Rs.28,000/- after registration) and an annual contingency grant of Rs.32,000/-.

Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D.: Students receive a monthly scholarship of Rs.16,000/-, Rs.25,000/- from second year (enhanced to Rs.28,000/- after registration) and an annual contingency grant of Rs.20,000/- (enhanced to Rs.32,000/- from second year onwards).

ACCOMMODATION:

Accommodation is provided to Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. students at a nominal cost.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

Selected candidates (based on their academic performance and in the qualifying tests mentioned above) will be called for a personal interview which will be held at TCIS, TIFR-Hyderabad.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

For Biology

JGEEBILS 2019 results have been posted at https://www.ncbs.res.in/academic/admissions-results-gs2019 and the procedure for submission of full applications can be found at http://univ.tifr.res.in/gs2019/App_Procedure/App_Procedure.htm

TIFR-H will consider any and all applications received before Jan 20, 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for on-campus interview. TIFR-H Biology interviews will be conducted in May 2019 and the exact dates for the on-campus interview will be mentioned in the call letter

If you have any further queries, please write to gsadmissions@tifrh.res.in or phd@ncbs.res.in mentioning “Inquiry for TIFR-H Biology GS2019” in the Subject line.

For Physics & Chemistry

Applications will be open soon.

If you have any other queries, write to gsadmissions@tifrh.res.in mentioning “Inquiry” in the Subject line.

Note:

TA/DA as applicable will be paid to candidates selected for interviews.