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PhD Program in Mathematics - August 2019

Eligibility Criteria

1A. 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 any Master’s degree or B.E., B. Tech, in related branches satisfying the above criteria of marks can also apply.

Additionally, the candidate MUST satisfy any ONE of the following criteria-

(a) Appeared for NBHM 2018 or NBHM 2019 PhD exam
(b) Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) with VALID* CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF in Mathematics or Computer Science and Applications
(c) INSPIRE-PhD fellowship holders. (Should be in possession of Provisional Selection Letter at the time of Interview)
(d) ValidGATE score in Mathematics or Computer Science and Information Technology
* The scores/ranks MUST be valid at least till August 01, 2019


1B. IISER BS-MS (All IISERs) Dual degree students (CGPA >= 8.0)

2. Candidates in the final year of their Masters degree are also eligible to apply. However, their final selection is subject to their successful completion of the Masters degree with the above mentioned requirements at the time of admission i.e. August 01, 2019.

Selection procedure: Based on application form and the above 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. Selection will be based on interviews of the short-listed candidates.

1. Only online applications are accepted. Incomplete applications will be rejected. For any admission related query please contact mathphdselection@iiserpune.ac.in
2. 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.

Candidates shortlisted for entrance test for PhD in Mathematics

Tentative dates of Interview: June 6-8, 2019


Please email mathphdselection@iiserpune.ac.in for any queries