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PhD Programme in Physics - August 2020
IISER Pune invites online applications for the PhD program in Physics for the session starting in August 2020.

Eligibility Criteria
The candidate should have a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in the majoring subject) or CGPA 6 out of a 10 point scale (55% or equivalent CGPA in aggregate for SC/ST and PD candidates) in MSc or BTech/BE. 
Those students who are currently in the final year of the postgraduate programs are welcome to apply. If shortlisted after the final interviews, the final admission will be subject to the condition that the above criteria are met.
The candidate MUST have any one of the following:
(a) Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) with valid CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF score, or GATE score. The candidate should have a rank upto 500 (including 500) in JAM (Physics) or JEST (PhD Physics).The score/rank should be valid at the time of the interview in June.
(b) INSPIRE-PhD fellowship (should possess provisional selection letter for PhD fellowship at the time of personal interview)
(c) Integrated BS-MS dual degree from any of the IISERs with CGPA greater than or equal to 7.0 and holding INSPIRE fellowship.

If the number of eligible applications is more than what can be interviewed, additional cut off criteria will be used to shortlist from within the list of eligible applicants.

Final selection to the program will be based on performance of the shortlisted candidates in a personal interview to be conducted in the IISER Pune campus in June 2020.

Candidates selected/waitlisted for admission to the PhD programme  (Selected candidates are requested to check their email [as provided in the application] for the offer letters sent on 21st July, 2020 for further course of action)

Candidates selected for PhD programme from March round of Interviews

Further Information
For more information about the PhD Physics program, please visit this webpage
Please email physicsphdselection@iiserpune.ac.in for queries.

Important Dates
  • Online application opens on: April 25, 2020
  • Last date to submit your application is May 15, 2020