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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 August 2018.

Research Areas: Geochemistry, Geophysics, Glaciology and Climate Science

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/Ocean Science/Atmosphere science/ Climate Science/Engineering or related subjects. B.E./B.Tech. students may also apply. Candidates must have Physics and Mathematics at their B.Sc. or equivalent degree level.

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 August 01, 2018

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

OR

2. IISER BS-MS students with major in one of the subjects mentioned above with CGPA >= 7.0
 
For applicants interested in Glaciology, sound knowledge in elementary physics and computer programming skill is required.
 
Selection Criteria: Selection will be based on interviews of the short-listed candidates.
 
Note:
Only online application will be accepted.
 
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.

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

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