PhD Admission 2018 at IISER Berhampur | PhD Degree Online
IISER Berhampur has invited applications for admission to PhD Program in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics from the citizens of India for the semester commencing August 2018.
PhD Program Offered
The Ph.D. Program is offered in following discipline Biological Science; Chemistry; Physics; Mathematics.
PhD Eligibility Criteria
For Biological Science: 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); exceptionally brilliant applicants with B. Tech./MBBS/MCA also apply for PhD Program in Biological Sciences.
For Chemistry, Physics & Mathematics: 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.
Additionally, a National level examination like National Eligibility Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/JEST/JGEEBILS/INSPIRE-Ph.D./NET-LS/Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.
Applicants who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree Program are eligible to apply for PhD Program.
However, if selected, admission to the PhD Program would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria.
A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for applicants belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
Age Limit: Preferably not more than 28 years as on 01st August 2018. Age relaxation of 3 years will be given for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) and 5 years for SC/ST/PD/Female applicants.
All selected applicants will be eligible for either Institute fellowship of Rs. 25,000/- per month or fellowship as per the norms of the funding agency, in vogue, subject to satisfactory performance in their coursework.
Shortlisted applicants will be called for an interview. Date of interview will be communicated to shortlisted applicants by e-mail and the same will be available on the Institute website.
TA will be paid to SC/ST applicants appearing for the interview as per Govt. of India norms.
PhD Application Form – How to Apply?
Applicants can download the Application Form and format of Recommendation Letter from the website www.iiserbpr.ac.in
The hardcopy of your application form along with the required documents must reach the mentioned address on or before October 31st 2017.
The Coordinator, Academic Affairs, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Berhampur, Industrial Training Institute (ITI) Berhampur Engineering School Road, Berhampur-760010, Ganjam District, Odisha, India.
Please use Indian Postal Services for sending your application form. In addition, please retain a copy of the application form submitted by you. You must carry the same to IISER Berhampur, if shortlisted and called for interview.
After the last date, all applications will be screened and applicants selected for interviews will be intimated by email.
Last Date for receipt of Application Form: October 31st 2017