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IISER begins admission to Ph.D programme

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali has invited applications from eligible candidates for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programme offered in the various department for the session January, 2016. The eligible and interested candidates should apply through the official website on or before October 30.

Eligibility criteria:

Educational qualification:

Department of Biological Sciences:

The candidates must have acquired a Master of Science (M.Sc)/Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech)/Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S)/ Master of Technology (M.Tech) from a recognised university or institute.

Department of Physical Sciences:

The candidates must possess a Master's degree in Physics or Bachelor's/Master's degree in Engineering. The candidates should have a valid GATE/ CSIR-UGC-NET/ JEST/ DST-Inspire fellowship in Physics.

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences:

The candidate should have Master of Science/ Bachelor of Technology/Master of Technology in Atmospheric Sciences/ Earth and Environmental Sciences/Chemistry/Physics. The candidates should have a valid GATE/ CSIR-UGC-NET/ JEST/ DST.

Department of Chemical Sciences:

The candidate should possess a Master of Science degree in Chemistry/Physics with at-least of 55 per cent or equivalent degree and should have a valid NET/ GATE/ DST-Inspire fellowship in Chemistry/Physics.

Department of Mathematical Sciences:

The candidate should have qualified one of the following examinations GATE/CSIR-UGC-NET/NBHM-JRF with Mathematics as the primary subject. The candidates who have obtained the DST-INSPIRE fellowship should have taken Mathematics as their primary subject during their Master's programme.

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences:

The candidates should have done Master of Administration/Master of Science/Master of Philosophy degree with at-least 55 per cent.

Selection procedure:

The candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the screening-test or interview.

How to apply:

The eligible and interested candidates must apply through the official website, the link for which is

Important dates:

Last date to apply: October 30

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