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Department of
Data Science

**The department of Data Science is not admitting students for January 2023 session**

Admissions for PhD Programme in Data Science - August 2022

The admission procedure for the August 2022 batch has been completed.

List of candidates selected for programme

List of candidates shortlisted for online interviews


For admissions to the PhD Programme in Data Science, interested candidates with a good academic track record satisfying the eligibility criteria below can apply:

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in the majoring subject) or an equivalent C.G.P.A on a 10-point scale (55% or an equivalent C.G.P.A in aggregate for SC, ST, and Specially abled candidates PD/VH) in Master’s degree or a four-year Bachelor’s Degree like B.E., B.Tech, or equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or related branches.


  1. In addition to the above, the candidate must have at least one of the following qualifications:
  1. Qualified a national eligibility exam such as CSIR-JRF, UGC-JRF, DBT-JRF-A, DBT-BINC-JRF, JEST, NBHM, GATE, JGEEBILS, etc. The corresponding score/selection/award letter must be valid for the August 2022 session.
  2. INSPIRE-PhD fellowship (should be in possession of provisional selection letter at the time of Interview).
  3. An integrated BS-MS dual degree from any of the IISERs with CGPA ≥ 8.0

Selection procedure: Based on the application forms received, the above-listed criteria, and additional criteria set by the Department, applicants will be shortlisted for interviews. Shortlisted candidates will be screened for admission to the PhD programme through a rigorous evaluation process that includes an interview and other criteria set by a selection committee. The mere application or shortlisting does not guarantee admission into the PhD programme.

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