Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali from prospective candidates for admission to the PhD Program in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Earth & Environment Science and Humanities & Social Sciences for the session beginning in August 2015.
Eligibility Criteria: The applicant should have a Master’s degree in Science / BTech / MBBS / MTech with a good academic record and should be GATE / CSIR or UGC-NET / JEST / NBHM-JRF / ICAR-JRF / ICMR-JRF / DBT-JRF / DST- INSPIRE qualified.
Candidates interested in pursuing research in interdisciplinary areas are also encouraged to apply.
Detailed criteria set by individual departments for PhD admissions:
Department of Biological Sciences:
The applicant should have MSc / BTech / MBBS / MTech or equivalent degree and should have a valid GATE / CSIR-UGC-NET / JGEEBILS (TIFR/ NCBS) / ICMR / DBT / DST-Inspire fellowship.
Department of Chemical Sciences:
The applicant should have MSc degree in Chemistry / Physics (with a minimum of 55% marks) and should have a valid NET / GATE / DST-Inspire fellowship in Chemistry / Physics.
Department of Mathematical Sciences:
The applicant should have MSc degree in Mathematics and should have a valid GATE / CSIR-UGC-NET / NBHM / DST-Inspire fellowship in Mathematics.
Department of Physical Sciences:
The applicant should have a Master’s degree in physics or a Bachelors / Master’s degree in Engineering, and should have a valid GATE / CSIR-UGC-NET / JEST / DST-Inspire fellowship in Physics.
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences:
The applicant should have MSc / BTech / MTech in Atmospheric Chemistry / Earth and Environmental Science / Chemistry / Physics (with a minimum of 55% marks) and should have a valid GATE / CSIR-UGC-NET / DST-Inspire fellowship.
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences:
The applicant should have MA / MSc / MPhil degree (with a minimum of 55% marks) in one or more of the following subjects: Philosophy / Sociology / Anthropology / Modern Indian History / Archaeology / Prehistory / Paleoanthropology / Ancient Indian History / Gender studies / Geography or related areas such as development studies, South Asian studies. UGC / NET is desirable.
Application Procedure: Prospective candidates should apply online using the “Online Application Facility” athttp://www.iisermohali.ac.in/acad/phd_instAug2015.html
Short-listed candidates will be invited for a screening-test / interview at IISER Mohali.
Last date: The online application facility will be open till 12.00 noon, March 20, 2015
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