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Int. Ph.D. Programme 

IISER Pune offers integrated PhD (i-PhD) as a research programme with a blend of course work (2 years) and research projects to students who have completed a Bachelors' degree in any branch of science. On successful completion, students will be awarded both a Masters of Science and a PhD degree.
 
Admissions to the i-PhD Programme (commencing August 2016)

Applications for admission to Integrated PhD Programme for the batch starting in August 2016 are now closed.

Application Start Date: March 24, 2016                                                                                 Last Date for Application: April 15, 2016

Application Procedure:
  1. Only online applications will be accepted.
  2. The candidates must carefully fill and submit the online application form on or before the specified date.
  3. Last date of Application for all the discipline is 15th April 2016
  4. After the last date, all applications will be screened and candidates selected for interviews will be intimated by email.

Please Note:

  1. All communication with candidates will be by email only.
  2. Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
  3. In case of any application related queries, please contact: doctoraloffice@iiserpune.ac.in  with your application number mentioned on the subject line.
  4. Candidates who are appearing or about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree program are eligible to apply for Integrated PhD program. However, if selected, their admission would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before 1st August 2016.
  5. Selection will be based on interviews of the short-listed candidates.
  6. 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.
  7. Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of applications received, respective departments may use additional criteria (like academic performance and/or ranking in respective national level tests like JAM / NBHM / JEST) to shortlist candidates for interviews.
  8. There will be two rounds of interviews. Shortlisted candidates from round one will be called for a second round of interview. Candidates should come prepared to stay for at least three days when they come for the interview.

Click the links below to know more about the eligibility criteria and application details of respective disciplines:

Chemistry

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Students with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or CGPA 6 out of 10 point scale (55% or equivalent CGPA in aggregate for SC/ST and PD candidates) in BSc/BTech/BE. (General / BSc/BTech/BE majoring in Chemistry, Physics & Biology) and qualifying additional criteria as given below can apply for Integrated Ph.D. Program in Chemistry 2016.

Additional Criteria

  1. Candidates with rank No. 1000 or less in JAM 2016 can apply for the Integrated Ph. D. program in Chemistry.

The applications for the integrated PhD programme in Chemistry (2016) are now closed.

Candidates selected for admission to the integrated PhD programme

Please email chem_iphd_selection@iiserpune.ac.in for queries.

 

Mathematics

Eligibility Criteria

1.   Students with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or CGPA 6 out of 10 point scale (55% or equivalent CGPA in aggregate for SC/ST and PD candidates) in BSc/BTech/BE any specialization and qualifying additional criteria as given below can apply for Integrated Ph.D. Program in Mathematics 2016.

Additional Criteria

2.   Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview on the basis of their score / ranking in:-
            (a) JAM 2016 in MA or MS only
                                  OR
                   (b) NBHM 2016

The applications for the integrated PhD programme in Mathematics (2016) are now closed.

Candidates selected for admission to integrated PhD programme

Please email math_iphd_selection@iiserpune.ac.in  for queries.

Physics

Eligibility Criteria

  • Students with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or CGPA 6 out of 10 point scale (55% or equivalent CGPA in aggregate for SC/ST and PD candidates) in BSc/BTech/BE and qualifying additional criteria as given below can apply for Integrated Ph.D. Program in Physics 2016.

Additional Criteria

  • Candidates satisfying Educational Criteria as above and additionally with rank <= 500 in either JAM (Physics) 2016 or JEST (Physics) 2016 are eligible to apply.

For more information about i-PhD Physics programme in IISER Pune, please visit: http://www.iiserpune.ac.in/education/i-phd and http://www.iiserpune.ac.in/people/students

The applications for the integrated PhD programme in Physics (2016) are now closed.

Candidates selected for admission to / waitlisted for the integrated PhD programme

Please email physics_iphd_selection@iiserpune.ac.in for queries.

 
 

Biology

Candidates eligible to apply based on their score in JGEEBILS and our eligibility criteria have been shortlisted. These candidates will receive a link to the application form via email. Based on this application form and the below listed criteria applicants will be shortlisted for an interview. Candidates selected for the interview will receive a separate email to appear for the interview at the IISER Pune campus. For biology i-PhD admission-related queries, please write to: bio_iphd_selection@iiserpune.ac.in

Additional Eligibility Criteria
1. 60% marks (in aggregate) or equivalent CGPA for General/OBC (55% or equivalent CGPA for SC/ST) in Bachelor's or equivalent degree in any in any one of the following disciplines  : Biological Sciences/ Biodiversity/ Chemistry/ Ecology and Environmental Sciences/ Mathematics/ Physics / Psychology.     

2. Candidates in the final year of their Bachelor's degree are also eligible to apply. However, their final selection is subject to successful completion of the Bachelor's degree with the above mentioned requirements at the time of admission. (Scheduled start of semester is 1st August 2016)

3. Only online applications are accepted. Incomplete applications will be rejected. All correspondence should be only through email.

Candidates selected and waitlisted for admission to the integrated PhD programme in Biology

Applications for the integrated PhD programme in Biology (2016) are now closed.

 

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