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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-2020):

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 (GS2019 or GS2020) / 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 (GS2020) / GATE / JAM 2020 (only for Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D.) / CSIR UGC NET 2019 (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

STIPEND

Ph.D.: Students receive a monthly scholarship of Rs.31,000/- (enhanced to Rs.35,000/- after registration) and an annual contingency grant of Rs.40,000/-.

Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D.: Students receive a monthly scholarship of Rs.21,000/-, Rs.31,000/- from second year (enhanced to Rs.35,000/- after registration) and an annual contingency grant
of Rs.25,000/- (enhanced to Rs.40,000/- 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 2020 results and the procedure for submission of full applications can be found at https://www.ncbs.res.in/academic/admissions-results-gs2020

TIFR-H will consider any and all applications received before Feb 23, 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for on-campus interview. TIFR-H Biology interviews will be conducted tentatively in May-Jun 2020 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 GS2020” in the Subject line.

For Chemistry

Note: Keeping in view of escalating situations related to SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus outbreak in our country, we are postponing the Interviews for the shortlisted candidates through TIFR Entrance exam which was scheduled during 11-14 Mar 2020 till May-June, 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be intimated about the reschedule well in advance.

shortlisted candidates for chemistry GS 2020 through GS2020 TIFR Entrance Test

For Physics

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.