Admission to Ph.D. Program @ IISER – TVM

Eligibility:
Biological Sciences
Candidates must satisfy the following criteria:
Masters degree in Biological / Chemical / Physical / Mathematical / Allied Medical Sciences or a Bachelors degree in Medicine with a minimum 60% marks or CGPA 6.0 are eligible to apply
Qualifying in one of the following national level tests, with validity as on 1st January 2013, CSIR-UGC-JRF/DBT-JRF/DST-INSPIRE for Ph.D./ICAR-JRF /ICMR JRF or in a written aptitude test conducted at IISER-TVM is required

Chemical Sciences
Candidates must satisfy the following criteria:
The candidate must have a Master’s degree in Chemical Sciences with 60% marks or equivalent
The candidate must have qualified CSIR-UGC-JRF/GATE examinations valid as on 1st January 2013 and INSPIRE Ph. D. fellowship for Ph.D
Previous research experience and quality publications will be considered as an added qualification
Mathematical Sciences
Candidates must satisfy any one of the following criteria:
Masters degree in Mathematics / Statistics / in a relevant area of science with desired CPI of 6.5 (or 60% Casino Shark e stato riconosciuto dell’approvazione dell’importante marchio GPWA. of marks) and a valid CSIR-UGC-JRF/NBHM/GATE/INSPIRE Ph.D. as on 1st January 2013
Masters degree in Engineering / Technology in a relevant area with desired CPI of 6.5 (or 60% of marks) with valid GATE score as on 1st August 2012
Bachelors degree in Engineering / Technology in a relevant area with a desired CPI of 7.0 (or 65% of marks), an appearance in the Indian National Math Olympiad (INMO) in class XI or XII, and a valid CSIR-UGC-JRF/NBHM/GATE as on 1st January 2013

Physical Sciences
Masters degree in Physical Sciences, Engineering or Technology with 60% marks or equivalent are eligible to apply
Qualifying in one of the following national level tests with validity as on 1st January 2013 GATE/CSIR-UGC-JRF/JEST-2012/INSPIRE Ph.D. fellowship
Candidates with M. Tech need a GATE score valid as of 1st August 2012
Selection Process: Short listed candidates will be invited for an aptitude test followed by interview
How to Apply:
Candidates must apply online at: http://phd.iisertvm.ac.in/
GE/OBC [SC/ST] applicants are required to make a payment of Rs. 200/- [Rs. 100/-] as processing fee at: http://iisertvm.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Bank-chalan.pdf
Important Dates:
• Last Date for Submission of Application Forms: 26/10/2012
• Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates on Website: 02/11/2012
• Written test and interview for Candidates of Biological Sciences: 26th and 27th November 2012
• Interview for the Shortlisted Candidates in Chemical Sciences: 26th and 27th November 2012
• Written Test and Interview for the Shortlisted Candidates in Mathematical Sciences: 26/11/2012
• Interview for the Shortlisted Candidates in Physical Sciences: 29th and 30th November 2012

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