Admissions for PhD Programme in Chemistry - January 2022
Candidates selected for the Ph.D. programme (Chemistry) January 2022 session
Department of Chemistry at IISER Pune encompasses diverse research areas of interest. There are many exciting research fields including inter-disciplinary research areas to explore. There are opportunities to work in theoretical, computational as well as experimental fields to approach and solve the research problems. The broad research disciplines and the list of faculty members with different research expertise having vacancy in their labs are given below.
Inorganic and Material Chemistry, Energy Harvesting, Redox Chemistry and Synthesis of Porphyrinoids, Organometallic Chemistry, Metal-Organic framework, Transition Metal Based Homogeneous Catalysis etc, Thin films of metal-organic.
- V.G. Anand
- Moumita Majumdar
- Shabana Khan
- Nirmalya Ballav
- Sujit Ghosh
- Ramanathan Vaidhyanathan
Organic synthesis and Chemical Biology, Bio-functional molecular design, Peptides and applications, Chemical probing of biological processes (lipid signaling & metabolism), Carbohydrates and Glycomics, Protein Engineering Chemical Biology of Microbes etc.
- Pinaki Talukdar
- H.N. Gopi
- S. Britto
- R. Kikerri
- Amrita Hazra
- Siddhesh Kamat
- Harinath Chakrapani
Physical Chemistry Experimental and Spectroscopy
NMR Spectroscopy, Understanding Protein-RNA interactions, Gas Phase Laser Spectroscopy, Tera-Hertz Spectroscopy, Electrochemical Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Batteries, Biophysics-Protein folding, Functional Nano-materials. Protein Biophysics.
- Aloke Das
- Pramod Pillai
- Jeetender Chug
- Nirmalya Ballav
- M. Musthafa
Theoretical and Computational Physical Chemistry
Computer Simulations of Battery Electrolytes and Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells, Chemical Physics (analytical theory), Polymer physics (simulations, Computational Material Science) etc.
- Arun Venkatnathan
For admission to the PhD Programme, interested candidates with good academic track record satisfying the below eligibility criteria can apply.
1A. Minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in the majoring subject) or an equivalent C.G.P.A on 10-point scale (55% or an equivalent C.G.P.A in aggregate for SC, ST and Specially abled candidates PD/VH) in Masters' Degree in any branch of Science: Chemistry / Physics / Mathematics / Biology or equivalent. Candidates with Integrated BS-MS degree / B.E. / B. Tech. / B. Pharm. / ME / M. Tech. / M. Pharm. degree satisfying the above criteria of marks can also apply.
1B. In addition to the above criteria, the candidate MUST have qualified any ONE of the following exams:
(b) INSPIRE-Ph.D. fellowship (Should be in possession of INSPIRE Fellowship Provisional Selection Letter at the time of Interview)
(c) CSIR/UGC NET-LS# or GATE#†
2. IISER BS-MS (All IISERs) Dual degree students with CGPA >= 8.0
Above scores/ranks/fellowships MUST be valid at least till February 2022.
Based on application forms received and the above listed criteria, applicants will be further shortlisted for the interview based on additional criteria set by the Department. All the candidates selected for the interview will receive a separate email to appear for the interview. Shortlisted candidates will be selected for admission to the PhD programme through a rigorous evaluation process that includes an interview by a selection committee. The mere application/shortlisting does not guarantee admission into the PhD programme.