Bachelor of Science - Master of Science (BS-MS) Dual Degree

Admission

The process of admissions in all IISERs is managed by the Joint Admissions Committee (JAC), headed by a Chairman and having members from all IISERs. The details regarding admissions in all IISERs can be obtained at www.iiseradmission.in

Channels of Admission

Students are admitted to the programme exclusively through the IISER Aptitude Test (IAT)

  • Indian nationals and students belonging to PIO or OCI category are eligible to apply provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria described above.

Scholarship

A limited number of INSPIRE scholarships will be available for candidates admitted through JEE Advanced and SCB channels as per the norms prescribed by DST INSPIRE scheme.

Reservation

IISERs follow Government of India rules regarding reservation for seat allocation in Central institutes of higher education.


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Bachelor of Science (BS)

Admission

IISER Bhopal offers four years BS Programme for bright and motivated science students who have passed (10+2) with Mathematics as one of the subjects. The programme integrates classroom learning with research. The training during the programme enables students to pursue careers in academia, industry or government organizations.
BS Programme is offered in two broad streams

Engineering Sciences Disciplines

After completing a common curriculum in the first two years, students can choose from one amongst the three Major disciplines currently being offered:


The courses in the above disciplines are designed to enable students to pursue careers in the industry, academia, or government organizations.

Humanities and Social Science discipline (Economic Sciences)

The first year of the programme consists of core courses in basic sciences and introductory courses in Economics. The next three years are dedicated to specialization in Economic Sciences.

The students pursuing the BS Programme can also earn a ‘minor’ degree in other disciplines after fulfilling the prerequisites laid down by the respective department. After spending four years in the BS programme, students have the option to obtain BS-MS (Dual Degree) by spending an additional year devoted to courses and research thesis.


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Master of Science Programme (M.Sc.)

Master of Science Programme (M.Sc.)

Admission to the M.Sc. Programmes at IISER Bhopal

Candidates desiring to join for the M.Sc programmes at IISER Bhopal may apply for admission following the procedures given in the Centralized Counselling for Admissions (CCMN 2024) portal. The admission will be based on JAM score of year 2024.

M.Sc Admission CCMN-2024

Department/Specialization offering 2-year M.Sc.


Department of Biological Sciences
  • Biotechnology


Department of Chemistry


Department of Mathematics


Link to the CCMN portal

Integrated PhD

Integrated PhD

IISER Bhopal offers Integrated PhD programme in Mathematics and Physics for bright and motivated students who have received their Bachelor’s degree. The programme is aimed to provide young motivated individuals with a rigorous training, desired level of scientific understanding, and a glimpse of global contemporary research at an early stage to enable them to pursue a career in science education and research. After successful completion of the coursework based on the advanced professional courses, students may continue with the state-of-the-art research which leads to the PhD degree. However, the students, who do not intend to carrying out their PhD degree, can exit the programme with an MS Degree after the successful completion of the course work
Admission to the Integrated PhD programme will be made once a year during May/June. Advertisement would be floated between March/April.

More information regarding these departments are available at Department of Mathematics and Physics .

Application Procedure

:- Notice for Admission to the Integrated PhD Programme.

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  1. To submit the Online Integrated PhD Application for:
    1. Mathematics, Please Click Here
    2. Physics, Please Click Here
  2. Please retain a print out of the PDF of the online application form submitted by you.
  3. The following documents must be brought on the day of interview, if shortlisted and called for interview.
    1. Signed hard-copy of PDF of the online application form with recent color photograph affixed on it.
    2. Self-attested relevant certificates (listed in the PDF copy of online application form).
  4. After the last date, all applications will be screened and candidates selected for interviews will be intimated by email only.

Subject Areas

Department of Mathematics offers research in the areas of Algebraic Coding Theory, Algebraic Geometry, Algebraic K-Theory, Commutative Algebra, Dynamical Systems, Ergodic Theory, Group Theory, Harmonic Analysis, Low-dimensional / Geometric Topology, Number Theory, Numerical Analysis, Operator Algebras, Partial Differential Equations, Representation Theory, Riemannian Geometry.

Eligibility

  • Minimum Qualification:

    Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale, obtained not earlier than 2023. Candidates appearing in the final year examination of their Bachelor’s Degree in 2024 are also eligible to apply. Additionally, the applicants should qualify the nationwide aptitude test, Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM), and the JAM rank MUST be valid at the time of admission.

    If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:

    • Only marks, percentage will be considered.
    • Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula: 
      CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS 
      PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
    • Both marks and CGPA/CPI
      • Percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/gradesheet, will be considered, if absolute grading was followed.
      • CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading was followed.

    Please Note :

    • All communication with candidates will be by e-mail only.
    • Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
    • In case of any application-related queries, your application number must be mentioned in the subject line.
    • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Integrated PhD programme. However, if selected, admission to the Integrated PhD programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before joining the Institute.
    • Selection will be based on interviews of the shortlisted candidates.
    • Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC/ST and PD applicants will be as per Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates, if selected.
    • Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interviews. The department may use additional criteria (based on academic performance and/or performance in JAM) in order to shortlist candidates for interviews depending on the number of applications received.

Selection Procedure

  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Date of interview will be communicated to shortlisted candidates by e-mail and the same will be available on the Institute website. TA will be paid only to SC/ST/PD candidates appearing for the interview as per Govt. of India norms.

Important Dates

  • April 02, 2024 : Last date for receiving online application.
    Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time.

Contact Information

Eligibility

  • Minimum Qualification:

    Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale, obtained not earlier than 2023. Candidates appearing in the final year examination of their Bachelor's Degree in 2024 are highly encouraged to apply. Additionally, the applicants should qualify the nationwide aptitude test, Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) or Joint Admission test for Masters (JAM) in Physics.

    JEST/JAM is mandatory for applying to Integrated PhD program in Physics at IISER Bhopal. To apply for the Integrated PhD program in Physics at IISER Bhopal, you are required to have qualified JEST/JAM in 2023/2024. Candidates will be shortlisted for an offline written test to be conducted by IISER Bhopal on the basis of their JEST/JAM rank. There may be an interview of the candidates who successfully clear the written test for the final selection.

    If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:

    • Only marks, percentage will be considered.
    • Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula: CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS; PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
    • Marks and CGPA/CPI then Percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/grade sheet, will be considered, if absolute grading was followed.
    • CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading was followed.

Please Note:

  • All communication with candidates will be by e-mail only.
  • Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
  • In case of any application-related queries, your application number (JEST Roll no. and/or JAM Registration no.) must be mentioned in the subject line.
  • Selection will be based on written/offline test(s)/interview of the shortlisted candidates.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Integrated PhD programme. However, if selected, admission to the Integrated PhD programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before August 1, 2024.
  • Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC/ST and PD applicants will be as per Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates, if selected.
  • Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted. The respective departments may use additional criteria (based on academic performance and/or performance in the national level tests) in order to shortlist candidates depending on the number of applications received.

Selection Procedure

  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for a written/online test. Date of test will be communicated to shortlisted candidates by e-mail and the same will be available on the Institute website. There may be an online/offline interview round for final selection. TA will be paid to SC/ST/PD candidates appearing for the test as per Govt. of India norms.

Important Dates

  • April 02, 2024 : Deadline for Online Application for Integrated PhD (Physics)
  • Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time. Please keep visiting the website for further details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Information

  • Physics Office
    Contact No.: +91 755 269 2582
    Email: office_phy@iiserb.ac.in

    Queries will be entertained on the above mentioned e-mail only.


Reservation

  • According to Government of India norms.
  • Candidates belonging to reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates.

Fellowship

All admitted students will receive a fellowship of Rs. 12,400/- per month till the end of the third year (subject to fulfilling the minimum CPI requirements). Subsequently, a revised fellowship will be provided as per Ministry of Education norms/guidelines.


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PhD

PhD

Applications are invited for admission to Ph.D. programme for the semester commencing from August 24.

Natural Sciences Stream: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics.

Engineering Sciences Stream: Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Data Science and Engineering.

Humanities and Social Sciences Stream: Economic Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences (Cognitive Science).

A. General Eligibility Criteria


    Qualifying Degree:

  • Master’s or equivalent degree in Engineering/Technology, or
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology, or
  • Master’s or equivalent degree in science, or
  • Master's or equivalent degree in Arts/Commerce (or allied subjects)

For qualifying degree listed under (2), (3) & (4), candidates must also fulfil anyone of the following additional requirements:

  • Valid GATE score
  • Selected through National Eligibility Test – UGC NET /CSIR/NBHM etc. including lectureship (Assistant Professorship)
  • Selected through a National level examination conducted by MHRD or its agencies /Institutions such as UGC/ IIT/ IISc./ IISER/ IIIT etc.
  • Selected provisionally for the DST-INSPIRE Fellowship (provisional award letter to be produced)
  • Those with B.Tech. from IITs or BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI more than 8.0 on a 10 point scale.

In addition to general eligibility criterion, the applicants must also satisfy the eligibility criteria specified for the respective Departments.

B. Marks / CGPA / CPI requirement in Qualifying Degrees (listed above):


1. Minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not just in the majoring subject).

2. A relaxation of 10% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will on B(1) be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD categories and 5% to OBC-NCL/EWS.

If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:

  • Only marks: percentage will be considered
  • Only grades: CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula: CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
  • Both marks and CGPA/CPI: Percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/gradesheet, will be considered. The conversion factor must be available in the transcript/grade sheet/certificate issued by competent authority.

C. AGE LIMIT:


Preferably not more than 28 years. Age relaxation of 3 years will be given for OBC (Non Creamy Layer) and 5 years for SC/ST/PD/Female applicants. Upper age limit shall be determined as on last date of online submission of applications. Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate/Aadhar Card only will be accepted by the IISER Bhopal for determining the age.

D. FELLOWSHIP:


All selected candidates will be eligible to receive JRF fellowship as per the funding agency/Institue norms, in vogue.

E. SELECTION PROCEDURE:


  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Date of interview will be communicated to shortlisted candidates by e-mail and the same will be available on the Institute website.
  • TA will be paid to SC/ST candidates appearing for the interview as per Govt. of India norms.

F. IMPORTANT NOTES:


  • All communication with candidates will be by e-mail only.
  • Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
  • In case of any application-related queries, your application number must be mentioned in the subject line.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for PhD programme. However, if selected, admission to the PhD programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before joining the institute.
  • Selection will be based on interviews of the shortlisted candidates.
  • Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC/ST and PD applicants will be as per Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates, if selected.
  • Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview. The respective departments may use additional criteria (based on academic performance and/or performance in the national level tests and/or written screening test) in order to shortlist candidates for interviews depending on the number of applications received.
  • Students whose results for CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF/INSPIRE-PhD Fellowship or NET-LS or Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship any other equivalent fellowship are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application. Such candidates may walk-in for the interview provided they have qualified examination for any of the above fellowship before the interview date.

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:-Notice for Admission to the PhD Programme

After the last date, all applications will be screened and the list of candidates shortlisted for interviews will be available on our Institute’s website and shortlisted candidates will be intimated by email only.

In addition to general eligibility criterion, the applicants must also satisfy the eligibility criteria specified for the respective Departments.

Departmental Specific Requirements & Research Areas


  • Department of Biological Sciences  offers research in the areas of Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Cancer Biology, Epigenetics, Chemical Biology, Virology, Behavioral Biology, Plant Cell and Developmental Biology, Metagenomics, Genomics, Computational Biology, Ecology, Evolution and Molecular Systematics, Neurobiology and Stem Cell Biology, Viral Immunology, Evolutionary Biology, Bioacoustics, Behavioral Ecology and Ornithology.

Eligibility

Minimum Qualification

    • M.Sc./M.Tech. or equivalent degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not just in the majoring subject). Students with M.Sc./M.Tech. or equivalent degree in a branch of Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics can also apply provided they have an aptitude for research in Biological Sciences
    • Exceptionally brilliant candidates with B.Tech./MBBS/MCA can also apply for the PhD program in Biological Sciences.
    • Please Note:

      • Candidates at the time of interview should bring with them at least one letter of recommendation in a sealed envelope. Alternately, the recommendation letter can be directly mailed by the referee(s) to: admission.biophd@iiserb.ac.in before the interview date.

Important Dates

  • April 15, 2024 : Last date for receiving online application.
  • Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time.

Contact Information

  • Department of Biological Sciences

    Prof. Himanshu Kumar
    Head, Department of Biological Sciences

    Dr. Ram Kumar Mishra
    Convener, PhD Admissions Committee Convener, Departmental Post-Graduate Committee

    Queries will be entertained only through Email sent at "admission.biophd@iiserb.ac.in". No phone call will be entertained

  • Department of Chemical Engineering (CHE) offers research in the areas of Reaction Engineering, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Soft Matter Self-Propulsion, Energy Environmental Engineering, Electrochemical Engineering, Bio-inspired Polymeric Nanocomposites, Advanced Functional Nanomaterials, Fuel Cells Batteries, Membrane Science Technology and Material science.

For further details on the research areas and the respective faculty members, kindly refer to the following webpage: Chemical Engineering (CHE).

Eligibility

    • Candidates with M.E./M.Tech./M.S. in Chemical Engineering or an allied area of Engineering/Technology with minimum 4+2 years degree, a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 7.0 on a 10-point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject). Such candidates are not required to have GATE/NET/any other National level PhD entrance examination qualifications.
    • OR

    • Candidates with M.Tech./ME./M.S. in Chemical Engineering or an allied area of Engineering/Technology with a 4+1/3+2 years degree, a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 7.0 on a 10-point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject). Such students must have qualified GATE or UGC/CSIR(NET)/INSPIRE.
      Note that a candidate’s application can be considered even if his/her GATE/NET Score’s validity is over.
    • OR

    • BE/B.Tech./BS in Chemical Engineering with valid GATE score and a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale. However, B.Tech. from IITs or BS/BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI of 8.0 (on a 10 point scale) and above are EXEMPTED from the requirement of a GATE score.
    • OR

    • The candidates with M.Sc./M.S. Degree in an allied area of Chemical Engineering may also apply, provided they must have a valid GATE score in any of the allied areas of Chemical Engineering OR fellowship like CSIR (NET-JRF)/ UGC/ INSPIRE/ Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship etc. Students whose results are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application.

Important Dates

  • April 10, 2024 : Last date for receiving online application.
  • Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time.

Contact Information

Department of Chemistry offers research in the areas of:

Inorganic Chemistry
  • Supramolecular Chemistry; Crystallography; Transition Metal Chemistry; Molecular Materials; Organometallic Chemistry; Bio-inorganic Chemistry, Quantum Material.

Organic Chemistry
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry; Natural Products; Organometallic Chemistry; Asymmetric Catalysis; Chemical Biology; Molecular Biology; Polymers; Biomaterials, Supramolecular Chemistry, Soft Materials.

Physical Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry: supercapacitors and electrocatalysis; Bionanotechnology; Biophysics; Polymers; Functional Nanomaterials; Ultrafast Spectroscopy, Time resolved microscopy, Semi-conductor nano structures.

Biological Chemistry
  • Biophysical Chemistry; Chemical Biochemistry; Chemical Biology; Spectroscopy; Bioinorganic Chemistry Lipidomics, Electrophysiology, Biomaterials.

Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
  • Computational Materials Science and Computational Physical and Biophysical Chemistry; Systems Biology.

Eligibility

  • Minimum Qualification:

    • M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject). Mathematics in the 10+2 level is desirable. For an application to be considered in the area of Physical Chemistry and Theoretical & Computational Chemistry, Mathematics in the 10+2 level as well as in B.Sc. (undergraduate) is mandatory.

Students whose results for CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship or Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship or INSPIRE-PhD or any other equivalent fellowship are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application. Such candidates may walk-in for the interview provided they have qualified for any of the above fellowship before the interview date.

Important Dates

  • April 02, 2024 : Last date for receiving online application.
  • Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time.

Contact Information

  • Biomedical Data Science
  • Biometrics
  • Computer Vision and Image Processing
  • Geospatial Artificial Intelligence for Urban Planning
  • Machine Learning on High Resolution Remotely Sensed Data
  • Medical Image Processing
  • Model Compression and Efficient Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Transfer Learning
  • Trustworthiness and Fair Artificial Intelligence
  • Generative Neural Networks

For further details on the research areas and the respective faculty members, kindly refer to the following webpage: Please Click here

Candidates are strongly encouraged to make a preliminary contact with the faculty members with whom they wish to work.

· Eligibility

  • Minimum Qualification

    • Candidates with M.Tech./M.E./M.S. with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject). The qualification of GATE or any other external fellowship is not mandatory for such candidates.
    • Candidates with M.Sc./MCA or B.Tech./B.E./B.S. with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject) can be considered for direct admission into the PhD program of the DSE Department, if they have a valid GATE score or any other external fellowship. These students will have to do 24 credits of courseworks within 3 semesters with an overall CPI of at least 7.0 on a 10 point scale. Out of 24 credits, 8 credits must be from DSE courses.

      Candidates with B.Tech./B.E./B.S. from IITs/IISc or BS/BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI of 8.0 (on a 10 point scale) and above are EXEMPTED from the requirement of a GATE score or any other external fellowship.

    • If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:
      i) Only marks, percentage will be considered.
      ii) Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered.
      iii) If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula:

      CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained × 10) / PS, where PS is the Point scale used by the Institute/University.

      iv) Both marks and CGPA/CPI, percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/grade-sheet, will be considered, if absolute grading was followed. CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading was followed.

    • A relaxation of 10% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD categories and 5% to OBC-NCL/EWS.

    Merely fulfilling the eligibility criteria does not entitle a candidate to be called for the interview.

Please Note:

  • All communication with candidates will be by e-mail only.
  • Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
  • In case of any application-related queries, your application number must be mentioned in the subject line.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for PhD programme. However, if selected, admission to the PhD programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before joining the Institute.
  • Selection will be based on interviews of the shortlisted candidates.
  • Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC/ST and PD applicants will be as per Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates, if selected.
  • Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for an interview. The respective departments may use additional criteria (based on academic performance and/or performance in the national level tests) in order to shortlist candidates for interview.

Selection Procedure

  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for an ONLINE Interview. Date of interview will be communicated to shortlisted candidates by e-mail and the same will be available on the Institute website.

Important Dates

  • April 02, 2024 : Last date for receiving online application.
  • Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time.

Contact Information

  • Department of Data Science and Engineering

    DPGC, Department of Data Science and Engineering
    E-mail: : dse_dpgc@iiserb.ac.in
    Office, Data Science and Engineering E-mail: : office_dse@iiserb.ac.in

    Queries will be entertained on the above mentioned e-mail only.

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences offers research in the areas of:

Atmosphere and Climate Studies

  • Atmospheric aerosols: Measurements and physico-chemical characterization, Source Apportionment by receptor and hybrid models, Approaches for coupling in-situ and satellite-derived aerosol products, and Assessment of climate and health effects.
  • Climate Extremes, regional earth system modelling to address climate variability and change, Himalayan glacier modelling for mass-balance and area change study, AI/ML- based modelling of climate processes.
  • Carbon Cycle and Climate: Atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) modelling, Terrestrial ecosystem modelling, Satellite remote sensing of greenhouse gases, Agricultural GHG emissions and remote sensing, Weather Forecast error analysis.
  • Indian monsoon variability and modeling, land-atmosphere coupling processes, impact of land use/land cover changes on precipitation variability and extremes.

Earth Surface Processes

  • Sedimentary processes and sediment provenance analysis. Basin evolution and classification. Palaeogeography and palaeoenvironment.
  • Fluvial geomorphology, eco-geomorphology, the impact of climate change on rivers, microwave remote sensing, surface and groundwater interaction, machine learning application in earth surface processes and hydrology.
  • Impact of Climate Change in Hydrology, Floods and Droughts, Analysis of Weather Forecasts, River Engineering.
  • Using Numerical Weather Prediction model and Hydrological models to produce Streamflow/flood forecasting in Indian River basins, Vulnerability, and impact-based forecasting for urban floods.
  • Chemical oceanography & limnology, aqueous biogeochemistry, submarine groundwater discharge and seawater intrusion, paleo-reconstruction of environmental & hydro- climatic conditions, and provenance tracing of sediments, atmospheric dust, and pollutants using elemental/isotope tracers.
  • Environmental Geochemistry - characterization of geochemical processes that regulate contaminant and nutrient mobilization and transport at the water-soil/sediment-plant interface. Specific area of interest: Aqueous geochemistry; Soil geochemistry; Wetland geochemistry; Hydrogeochemistry of groundwater contamination and development of mitigation measures; Geochemistry of mine waste rock (Mine closure geochemistry); Geochemistry of emerging contaminants.
  • Tectonic-Geomorphology, Neotectonics and Coupled Climate-tectonic interaction and Landscape evolution in Fold-Thrust belt setting.

Solid Earth

  • Active Tectonics,Petroleum Geology, Geodynamics, Structural Geology.
  • Thermodynamics of REE-phosphate and REE-carbonates and its extraction mechanism, Archaean Tectonics, Petrology-Geochronology, Metallogeny and Precambrian crustal evolution of Indian Peninsula
  • Petrology and Geochemistry of Magmatic Ores, Magmatic processes, and tectonic styles in Precambrian Earth with special focus on greenstone belts.
  • Isotope geochemistry and geochronology in studies of crust-mantle evolution and petrogenesis, with focus on mantle dynamics; REE-mineral studies in carbonatite and alkaline complexes
  • Seismology, Seismic anisotropy, Attenuation tomography, Lithospheric structure, Deformation and rheology of the crust and upper mantle, Upper mantle discontinuities mapping.
  • Active Tectonics, Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), Petroleum Geology, Geodynamics and Structural Geology.
  • Structural Geology, Fault/shear zone architecture and kinematics associated with major faults, Lateral Variation in Himalayan Deformation

For details, the prospective applicants are required to visit weblink: http://ees.iiserb.ac.in/research.php.

Eligibility

  • Minimum Qualification:

    • Master's (M.Sc.)/M.Tech or B.Tech-M.Tech integrated Degrees in any of the disciplines of Earth Science/Geology/Geophysics/Atmospheric Science/ Oceanography/Geoinformatics/Remote Sensing/ Chemistry/Mathematics/Physics/Chemical, Environmental, Computer, Electronic and Communication, Wireless Communication and Networking, and Civil Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject).
    • Exceptionally brilliant students with B.Tech. In Chemical, Computer, Civil, Electronic and Communication, and Environmental Engineering with strong motivation towards Earth and Environmental Sciences, can also apply for PhD programme.
    • For students with Master's (M.Sc.) degree in Geology/ Earth Science/Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics as a subject of study at B.Sc. level is preferable

    Students whose results for CSIR-JRF or UGC-JRF Fellowship or NET-LS or Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship or INSPIRE-PhD or any other equivalent fellowship are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application. Such candidates may walk-in for the interview provided they have qualified examination for any of the above fellowship before the interview date.

Important Dates

  • WALK -IN interview for Ph.D. Admission: July 06, 2024
  • Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time.

Contact Information

Department of Economic Sciences offers research in the areas of

  • Agricultural, Environment and Resource Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Applied Production Analysis
  • Applied Game Theory: Information Economics
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Labour Economics
  • Political Economics
  • Political Economy of Structural Transformation and Macro Development

Eligibility

  • Minimum Qualification:

    • M.Sc./M.A. Degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10-point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject).

Important Dates

  • April 02, 2024 : Last date for receiving online application.
  • Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time.

Contact Information

  • Department of Economic Sciences

    E-mail: hod_eco@iiserb.ac.in

    Queries will be entertained on the above-mentioned e-mail only. No phone calls will be entertained.

Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science offers research in the following broad areas:

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Applied Computer Science
  • Robotics & Control Systems
  • Communication, Signal Processing and Network Science
  • Devices, Circuits Sensors and Systems

For further details on the research areas and the respective faculty members, kindly refer to the following webpage: https://eecs.iiserb.ac.in/program.php

Candidates are strongly encouraged to make a preliminary contact with the faculty members with whom they wish to work.

Eligibility

  • Minimum Qualification:

    • Students with M.Tech./ME./M.S. in EC/CS/EE/IT/IN or equivalent with minimum 4+2 years degree, a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 7.0 on a 10-point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject). Such candidates are not required to have GATE/NET/any other National level PhD entrance examination qualifications.
    • OR

    • Students with M.Tech./ME./M.S. in EC/CS/EE/IT/IN with a 4+1/3+2 years degree, a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 7.0 on a 10-point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject). Such students must have qualified GATE in EC/CS/EE/IN/PHY/MTH, JEST in TCS/PHY, or UGC/CSIR(NET)/INSPIRE in PHY/MTH/Electronics/Computer Science, or have NBHM scholarship.
      Note that a candidate’s application can be considered even if his/her GATE/NET/JEST Score’s validity is over.
    • OR

    • Students with M.Sc./M.S. in Physics/Mathematics/Computer Science/Electronic Science or B.Tech./B.E./B.S. in EC/CS/EE/IN can be considered for admission into the PhD program of EECS Department if they have qualified GATE in EC/CS/EE/IN/PHY/MTH, or JEST in TCS/PHY, or UGC/CSIR(NET-JRF)/INSPIRE in PHY/MTH/Electronics/Computer Science or have NBHM scholarship. In order to be eligible for admission, these students should have a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject; if required, same conversion formula will be followed as listed above).

Important Dates

  • April 02, 2024 : Last date for receiving online application.
  • Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time.

Contact Information

  • Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


    Head, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    E-mail: admission.eecsphd@iiserb.ac.in

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Office
    E-mail: office_eecs@iiserb.ac.in

    Queries will be entertained on the above mentioned e-mail only.

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

For PhD admissions (2024-25-I), the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences is offering admission only in Cognitive Science in the following areas:
Self-Referential Processing, Face and Emotion Perception, Neurological Disorders.

Eligibility

  • Minimum Qualification:

    • M.Sc./M.A./M.Phil. Degree or equivalent in the relevant discipline (Psychology/ Cognitive Science)with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10-point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in the majoring subject).

Important Dates

  • April 02, 2024 : Last date for receiving online application.
  • Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time.

Contact Information

  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

    E-mail: admission.hssphd@iiserb.ac.in

    Queries will be entertained on the above-mentioned e-mail only. No phone calls will be entertained.

  • Department of Mathematics offers research in the areas of Algebraic Coding Theory, Algebraic Geometry, Algebraic K-Theory, Commutative Algebra, Dynamical Systems, Ergodic Theory, Group Theory, Harmonic Analysis, Low-dimensional / Geometric Topology, Number Theory, Numerical Analysis, Operator Algebras, Partial Differential Equations, Representation Theory, Riemannian Geometry.

Eligibility

  • Minimum Qualification

    • M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject).

Important Dates

  • April 02, 2023 : Last date for receiving online application.
  • Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time.

Contact Information

Department of Physics offers research in the areas of:

Group A:

  • Ultra-fast optics, Terahertz spectroscopy
  • Magnetism: Theory and experiment
  • Nanomaterials, heterostructures, and 2D materials
  • Experimental superconductivity
  • Experimental Atomic and Molecular Physics, Spectroscopy
  • Ultrafast coherent spectroscopy
  • Quantum sensing and metrology, Nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond
  • Nanophotonics, Plasmonics, Cavity-optics, Phase imaging
  • Nanomechanical resonators, nonlinear dynamics, mesoscopic physics
  • Raman Spectroscopy

Group B:

  • Spin-orbit interaction, spin splitting, spin texture, topological materials
  • First principles calculations of materials properties, density functional theory
  • Electronic structure of solids: experiment and theory
  • Theory and experiment in soft-matter physics
  • Monte Carlo Methods, Spin Glasses, Quantum Information Science, Entanglement, Quantum Chaos
  • Quantum simulations, Theory of Bose-Einstein Condensates, Rydberg physics, Theoretical Optomechanics
  • Physics of carbon-based systems (graphene and carbon nanotubes), semiconducting 2DEGs, nanowires and topological insulators.

Group C:

  • Cosmology
  • Classical and Quantum gravity
  • Black holes and holography
  • Relativistic and non-relativistic fluid dynamics from string theory
  • New Physics beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics
  • Astro-Particle Physics
  • Field-theoretic approaches in condensed matter physics
  • Search and timing of radio pulsars. Gravitational wave detection with pulsar timing arrays

Eligibility

  • Minimum Qualification:

    • M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject).
    • Additionally, a valid GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/JEST/INSPIRE-PhD/JGEEBILS or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.

Important Dates

  • April 02, 2024 : Last date for receiving online application.
  • Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time.

Contact Information



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PhD Programme for International Students

PhD Programme for International Students

Applications are invited for admission to Ph.D. programme for the semester commencing from January 24.

Natural Sciences Stream: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics.

Engineering Sciences Stream: Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Data Science and Engineering.

Humanities and Social Sciences Stream: Economic Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences (Cognitive Science).


Important Dates

  • April 02, 2024 : Last date for receiving online application.
  • Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time.

Application Procedure

:- Notice for Admission to the PhD Programme.

    After the last date, all applications will be screened and the list of candidates shortlisted for interviews will be available on our Institute’s website and shortlisted candidates will be intimated by email only.

Research Areas

  • Department of Biological Sciences  offers research in the areas of Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Cancer Biology, Epigenetics, Chemical Biology, Virology, Behavioral Biology, Plant Cell and Developmental Biology, Metagenomics, Genomics, Computational Biology, Ecology, Evolution and Molecular Systematics, Neurobiology and Stem Cell Biology, Viral Immunology, Evolutionary Biology, Bioacoustics, Behavioral Ecology and Ornithology.

Contact Information

  • Department of Biological Sciences

    Prof. Himanshu Kumar
    Head, Department of Biological Sciences

    Dr. Ram Kumar Mishra
    Convener, PhD Admissions Committee Convener, Departmental Post-Graduate Committee

    Queries will be entertained only through Email sent at "admission.biophd@iiserb.ac.in". No phone call will be entertained

  • Department of Chemical Engineering (CHE) offers research in the areas of Reaction Engineering, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Soft Matter Self-Propulsion, Energy Environmental Engineering, Electrochemical Engineering, Bio-inspired Polymeric Nanocomposites, Advanced Functional Nanomaterials, Fuel Cells Batteries, Membrane Science Technology and Material Science.

Contact Information

Department of Chemistry offers research in the areas of:

Inorganic Chemistry
  • Supramolecular Chemistry; Crystallography; Transition Metal Chemistry; Molecular Materials; Organometallic Chemistry; Bio-inorganic Chemistry.

Organic Chemistry
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry; Natural Products; Organometallic Chemistry; Asymmetric Catalysis; Chemical Biology; Molecular Biology; Polymers; Biomaterials, Supramolecular Chemistry, Soft Materials.

Physical Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry: supercapacitors and electrocatalysis; Bionanotechnology; Biophysics; Polymers; Functional Nanomaterials; Ultrafast Spectroscopy.

Biological Chemistry
  • Biophysical Chemistry; Chemical Biochemistry; Chemical Biology; Spectroscopy; Bioinorganic Chemistry Lipidomics, Electrophysiology, Biomaterials.

Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
  • Computational Materials Science and Computational Physical and Biophysical Chemistry; Systems Biology.

Contact Information

    • Audio and Speech Processing
    • Biomedical Data Science
    • Biometrics
    • Computer Vision and Image Processing
    • Computational Modelling of Data Driven Real World Problems
    • Development of Intelligent Systems
    • Foundations of Machine Learning
    • Geospatial Artificial Intelligence for Urban Planning
    • Machine Learning on High Resolution Remotely Sensed Data
    • Medical Image Processing
    • Model Compression and Efficient Deep Learning
    • Multi Sensor Big-Data Analytics
    • Natural Language Processing
    • Transfer Learning
    • Web and Social Computing
    • Trustworthiness and Fair Artificial Intelligence
    • Privacy and Ethics in Artificial Intelligence
    • Generative Neural Networks

    For further details on the research areas and the respective faculty members, kindly refer to the following webpage: For further details on the research areas and the respective faculty members, kindly refer to the following webpage: Please Click here

    Candidates are strongly encouraged to make a preliminary contact with the faculty members with whom they wish to work.

Contact Information

  • Department of Data Science and Engineering

    DPGC, Department of Data Science and Engineering
    E-mail: : dse_dpgc@iiserb.ac.in
    Office, Data Science and Engineering E-mail: : office_dse@iiserb.ac.in

    Queries will be entertained on the above mentioned e-mail only.

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences offers research in the areas of:

Atmosphere and Climate Studies

  • Atmospheric aerosols: Measurements and physico-chemical characterization, Source Apportionment by receptor and hybrid models, Approaches for coupling in-situ and satellite-derived aerosol products, and Assessment of climate and health effects.
  • Climate Extremes, regional earth system modelling to address climate variability and change, Himalayan glacier modelling for mass-balance and area change study, AI/ML- based modelling of climate processes.
  • Carbon Cycle and Climate: Atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) modelling, Terrestrial ecosystem modelling, Satellite remote sensing of greenhouse gases, Agricultural GHG emissions and remote sensing, Weather Forecast error analysis.
  • Indian monsoon variability and modeling, land-atmosphere coupling processes, impact of land use/land cover changes on precipitation variability and extremes.

Earth Surface Processes

  • Fluvial geomorphology, eco-geomorphology, the impact of climate change on rivers, microwave remote sensing, surface and groundwater interaction, machine learning application in earth surface processes and hydrology.
  • Impact of Climate Change in Hydrology, Floods and Droughts, Analysis of Weather Forecasts, River Engineering.
  • Using Numerical Weather Prediction model and Hydrological models to produce Streamflow/flood forecasting in Indian River basins, Vulnerability, and impact-based forecasting for urban floods.
  • Chemical oceanography & limnology, aqueous biogeochemistry, submarine groundwater discharge and seawater intrusion, paleo-reconstruction of environmental & hydro- climatic conditions, and provenance tracing of sediments, atmospheric dust, and pollutants using elemental/isotope tracers.
  • Environmental Geochemistry - characterization of geochemical processes that regulate contaminant and nutrient mobilization and transport at the water-soil/sediment-plant interface. Specific area of interest: Aqueous geochemistry; Soil geochemistry; Wetland geochemistry; Hydrogeochemistry of groundwater contamination and development of mitigation measures; Geochemistry of mine waste rock (Mine closure geochemistry); Geochemistry of emerging contaminants.
  • Tectonic-Geomorphology, Neotectonics and Coupled Climate-tectonic interaction and Landscape evolution in Fold-Thrust belt setting.

Solid Earth

  • Active Tectonics,Petroleum Geology, Geodynamics, Structural Geology.
  • Thermodynamics of REE-phosphate and REE-carbonates and its extraction mechanism, Archaean Tectonics, Petrology-Geochronology, Metallogeny and Precambrian crustal evolution of Indian Peninsula
  • Petrology and Geochemistry of Magmatic Ores, Magmatic processes, and tectonic styles in Precambrian Earth with special focus on greenstone belts.
  • Isotope geochemistry and geochronology in studies of crust-mantle evolution and petrogenesis, with focus on mantle dynamics; REE-mineral studies in carbonatite and alkaline complexes
  • Seismology, Seismic anisotropy, Attenuation tomography, Lithospheric structure, Deformation and rheology of the crust and upper mantle, Upper mantle discontinuities mapping.
  • Active Tectonics, Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), Petroleum Geology, Geodynamics and Structural Geology.
  • Structural Geology, Fault/shear zone architecture and kinematics associated with major faults, Lateral Variation in Himalayan Deformation

For details, the prospective applicants are required to visit weblink: http://ees.iiserb.ac.in/research.php.

Contact Information

  • Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

    Dr. Jyotirmoy Mallik
    Head-in-charge, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
    E-mail: admission.eesphd[AT]iiserb.ac.in

    Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Jha
    Convener, Departmental Post-Graduate Committee
    E-mail: admission.eesphd[AT]iiserb.ac.in

    Queries will be entertained on the above mentioned e-mail only.

Department of Economic Sciences offers research in the areas of

  • Agricultural, Environment and Resource Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Applied Production Analysis
  • Applied Game Theory: Information Economics
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Labour Economics
  • Political Economics
  • Political Economy of Structural Transformation and Macro Development

Contact Information

  • Department of Economic Sciences

    E-mail: hod_eco@iiserb.ac.in

    Queries will be entertained on the above-mentioned e-mail only. No phone calls will be entertained.

Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science offers research in the following broad areas:

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Applied Computer Science
  • Robotics & Control Systems
  • Communication, Signal Processing and Network Science
  • Devices, Circuits Sensors and Systems

For further details on the research areas and the respective faculty members, kindly refer to the following webpage: https://eecs.iiserb.ac.in/program.php

Candidates are strongly encouraged to make a preliminary contact with the faculty members with whom they wish to work.

Contact Information

  • Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

    Dr. Aditya Sankar Medury
    Head, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    E-mail: admission.eecsphd@iiserb.ac.in

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Office
    E-mail: office_eecs@iiserb.ac.in

    Queries will be entertained on the above mentioned e-mail only.

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

For PhD admissions (2023-24-II), the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences is offering admission only in Cognitive Science in the following areas:
Self-Referential Processing, Face and Emotion Perception, Neurological Disorders.

Contact Information

  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

    E-mail: admission.hssphd@iiserb.ac.in

    Queries will be entertained on the above-mentioned e-mail only. No phone calls will be entertained.

  • Department of Mathematics offers research in the areas of Algebraic Coding Theory, Algebraic Geometry, Algebraic K-Theory, Commutative Algebra, Dynamical Systems, Ergodic Theory, Group Theory, Harmonic Analysis, Low-dimensional / Geometric Topology, Number Theory, Numerical Analysis, Operator Algebras, Partial Differential Equations, Representation Theory, Riemannian Geometry.

Contact Information

Department of Physics offers research in the areas of:

Group A:

  • Ultra-fast optics, Terahertz spectroscopy
  • Magnetism: Theory and experiment
  • Nanomaterials, heterostructures, and 2D materials
  • Experimental superconductivity
  • Experimental Atomic and Molecular Physics, Spectroscopy
  • Ultrafast coherent spectroscopy
  • Quantum sensing and metrology, Nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond
  • Nanophotonics, Plasmonics, Cavity-optics, Phase imaging
  • Nanomechanical resonators, nonlinear dynamics, mesoscopic physics
  • Raman Spectroscopy

Group B:

  • Spin-orbit interaction, spin splitting, spin texture, topological materials
  • First principles calculations of materials properties, density functional theory
  • Electronic structure of solids: experiment and theory
  • Theory and experiment in soft-matter physics
  • Monte Carlo Methods, Spin Glasses, Quantum Information Science, Entanglement, Quantum Chaos
  • Quantum simulations, Theory of Bose-Einstein Condensates, Rydberg physics, Theoretical Optomechanics
  • Physics of carbon-based systems (graphene and carbon nanotubes), semiconducting 2DEGs, nanowires and topological insulators.

Group C:

  • Cosmology
  • Classical and Quantum gravity
  • Black holes and holography
  • Relativistic and non-relativistic fluid dynamics from string theory
  • New Physics beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics
  • Astro-Particle Physics
  • Field-theoretic approaches in condensed matter physics
  • Search and timing of radio pulsars. Gravitational wave detection with pulsar timing arrays

Contact Information


About Subjects and Eligibility Criteria

Courses offered by Institute:

Sl. No.

Discipline

Program Level

Departments

1

 

Science

 

 

 

Ph.D.

Biological Sciences

2

Chemistry

3

Earth & Environmental Sciences

4

Mathematics

5

Physics

6

 

Engineering

Chemical Engineering

7

Data Science & Engineering

8

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

9

 

Humanities

Economic Sciences

10

Humanities and Social Sciences


Course Description for Ph.D. (Common for all 10 Departments):

Course Description for Ph.D. (Common for all 10 Departments):

  • Ph.D. students at IISER Bhopal are involved in quality research that matches the global standard. The program involves rigorous course work and research works. Besides the mandatory requirements, students are encouraged to participate in several professional activities such as workshops, review meetings, and conferences. All doctoral students are also expected to participate in the undergraduate teaching programme of the Institute as a part of their training.

    • Education Qualification for Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics:
      • 10+2 in Science with 60% and UG in Science with 60% and PG in relevant Science Subject with 60%.
    • Education Qualification for Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Data Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science:
      • 10+2 in Science with 60% and UG in Engineering with 60% and PG in relevant Engineering Subject with 60%.
    • Education Qualification for Ph.D. in Economic Sciences:
      • 10+2 in Science with 60% and UG in Economic Sciences with 60% and PG in Economic Sciences with 60%.
    • Education Qualification for Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences:
      • 10+2 in Science with 60% and UG in Arts with 60% and PG in relevant Humanities Subject with 60%.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission for Ph.D.


Programme

Disciplines

Minimum Eligibility for Admissions

Age

Ph.D.

All Departments

  1. Minimum 60% marks/ equivalent grades in 10+2 or equivalent.

AND

  1. Four-year Bachelors’ degree or five-year integrated degree or Master’s degree in respective subject with minimum 60% score or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10-point scale at both, Bachelor’s and Master’s levels.

AND

  1. 280 score in GRE general test or valid GATE score or any Indian national examinations relevant to the subject of admission to Ph.D.

AND

  1. 60 score in TOEFL/ 6 in IELTS or any other certificate on English proficiency

AND

  1. Selection through online interviews

Preferably not more than 28 years on the date of application (as per passport)

Any additional criteria as per respective Departments from time to time. The criteria are subjected to revision based on Departmental guidelines :-

International Students are required to have their own health insurance for the entire period of their stay in India.

The students interested in admission may contact office_dair@iiserb.ac.in and Phone: +91 755 269 2381 for general queries on fees structure, etc.


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