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PhD program in Earth & Climate Science

The Earth and Climate Science program at the IISER Pune invites applications from highly motivated students for admissions to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme for the session January 2018.

Research Areas: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Glaciology

Minimum Eligibility:

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 Master’s (or BS-MS) degree in Geology/Applied Geology/Geophysics/ Physics/Mathematics/ any branch of Climate Science/ Engineering. Candidates must have Physics and Mathematics in their undergraduate course.

Additionally, the candidate MUST have qualified any ONE of the following exams:-

(a)   National Eligibility Test (NET) with VALID* CSIR-JRF/ UGC-JRF

(b) INSPIRE-Ph.D. fellowship (Should be in possession of Provisional Selection letter at the time of Interview)

(c) DAE-JEST* or GATE* with a valid score till at least January 01, 2018

(*The scores/ranks MUST be valid at least till January 01, 2018)

OR

2. IISER BS-MS (All IISERs) students with CGPA >= 7.0
 
For students interested in Geophysics and Glaciology, good computer programming skill is desirable.
 
Selection Criteria: Selection will be based on interviews of the short-listed candidates.
 
Note:
Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview. The department may use additional criteria in order to shortlist candidates for interviews depending on the number of applications received. These criteria will be announced along with the shortlist.

Candidates selected for PhD programme starting in January 2018

 

For queries related to admissions to the Earth and Climate Science PhD programme, please contact ecsphdselection@iiserpune.ac.in

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