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PhD Admissions: August 2020

Application form

If you are eligible under the criteria described below, please fill up the application form.

Mathematics PhD interviews

Last date of application: May 15th, 2020, 11:59 PM

Dates for Mathematics PhD interviews: June 29 — 30, 2020 (Online Interview) .
For more information see: the institute admissions page. In particular, please fill up the verification form mentioned in the announcement by 17:00 hrs on June 22, 2020.

Minimum 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 any Master’s degree or a four-year Bachelor’s Degree B.E., B. Tech, in related branches satisfying the above criteria of marks can also apply.
  2. Additionally, the candidate MUST satisfy any ONE of the following criteria-
    • Appeared for NBHM 2020 PhD exam
    • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) with valid* CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF in Mathematics or Computer Science and Applications
    • INSPIRE-PhD fellowship holders. (Should be in possession of Provisional Selection Letter at the time of Interview)
    • Valid* GATE score in Mathematics or Computer Science and Information Technology
    • Qualified for the Prime Minister Research Fellowship, and the fellowship should be valid*
    • Integrated BS/MS from any of the IISERs with a CGPA more than or equal to 8 out of 10
    (*Validity: The scores/ranks MUST be valid at the time of admission.)

Selection procedure

Additional criteria beyond the minimum eligibility criteria will be used for shortlisting the candidates for the interviews. Final selection to the program will be decided based on performance in the interview to be held in IISER Pune.


mathphdselection [at] iiserpune [dot] ac [dot] in