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Department of
Physics

Admission to the Masters' (MS) Programme in Quantum Technology 

IISER Pune invites online applications for the newly launched MS in Quantum Technology
programme for the session starting in August 2024.

Eligibility and Admissions Criteria

The candidate should have a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not
only in the majoring subject) or a CGPA of 6 on a 10 point scale (55% or equivalent CGPA
in aggregate for SC, ST and PwD/VH candidates) in the Bachelors degree in Engineering or
Sciences with specialisation as indicated below.

B.Tech / B.E in Aerospace, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics/Communications,
Computer Science, Information Technology, Mechanical, Instrumentation, or
Engineering Physics.
AND
The candidate should have cleared the GATE exam with one of the following subject
codes only: AE, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, ME, MA, PH, ST, XE. Candidate must hold a
rank valid for the year 2024.

OR

B.Sc/M.Sc/integrated BS-MS in physics, mathematics, statistics, materials science,
electronics/instrumentation or a related discipline.
AND
The candidate should have qualified in the JAM 2024 exam with one of the following
subject codes only : MS, MA, PH. Candidate must hold a rank valid for the year 2024.

Additional criteria, beyond the eligibility criteria, may be imposed when selecting students
for admission to the programme.

Reservation of seats : Admission process will follow the seat reservations applicable to OBC-
NCL, SC/ST, EWS and PwD categories as prescribed by the Government of India.

Application Process

1. Only online applications will be accepted. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
2. The candidates must carefully fill and submit the online application form on or before
June 25, 2024.
3. Kindly note that a standard non-refundable application fee applies to all programme
applications.

Please Note

1. All communication with candidates will be by email only. Kindly also check this
website for periodic updates.
2. In case of any application-related queries, please send an email to
physics.office@iiserpune.ac.in with your application number in the subject line.
3. Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC, ST and PD applicants will be as per
Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to the reserved category will have
to submit relevant certificates if selected.
4. Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be selected.

Further Information

For more information about this new program, please visit the following link.

https://www.iiserpune.ac.in/news/post/new-master-of-science-programme-in-quantum-
technology-at-iiser-pune/612

For information about the Physics department please visit
https://www.iiserpune.ac.in/research/department/physics
Any queries regarding admissions may be addressed to physics.office@iiserpune.ac.in

Admission to Integrated PhD Program for the August 2024 Batch 

 

IISER Pune invites online applications for the Integrated PhD (IPhD) program in Physics for the session starting in August 2024.

 

Eligibility Criteria

 

The candidate should have a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in the majoring subject) or a CGPA  of 6 on a 10 point scale (55% or equivalent CGPA in aggregate for SC, ST and PwD/VH candidates) in BSc/BTech/BE,

 

and 

 

the candidate should have a rank equal to 500 or better (625 or better for candidates in the reserved categories) in JAM (Physics) or JEST IPhD (Physics). The rank should be valid at the time of admission in August 2024.

 

(Students currently in the final year of their BSc/BTech/BE programs are welcome to apply. If  the candidate is shortlisted after the final interviews a provisional admission will be offered. The final admission is subject to the condition that all of the above eligibility criteria are satisfied.)

 

Note that additional criteria, beyond the eligibility criteria, is likely to be imposed when shortlisting candidates for the interview.

Interview

 

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to appear for an interview to be conducted in-person.

The final selection for the program will be based on the candidate's performance in the interview.

 

Further Information

For more information about the IPhD Physics program, please visit the following link.

http://www.iiserpune.ac.in/education/i-phd 

For information about the Physics department please visit https://www.iiserpune.ac.in/research/department/physics 

Any queries regarding admissions may be addressed to physics_iphd_selection@iiserpune.ac.in






Admission to the PhD Programme for the August 2024 Batch 

 

IISER Pune invites online applications for the PhD  program in Physics for the session starting in August 2024.

 

Eligibility Criteria 

The candidate should have a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in the majoring subject) or a CGPA of 6 on a 10 point scale (55% or equivalent CGPA in aggregate for SC, ST and PwD/VH candidates) in MSc or BTech/BE.

If a candidate has successfully completed a 4-year bachelor's degree (e.g., BS, B.Tech), it is appropriate to indicate "Not Applicable" in the Masters field, denoting that the candidate has not pursued a master's degree.

and 

the candidate should satisfy at least one among the following mandatory criteria:

(a) Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) with a score in the CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF category, valid at the time of admissions in August 2024.

OR

(b) Holds a rank equal to 500 or better (625 or better for candidates in the reserved categories) in GATE or JEST PhD Physics. This rank should be valid at the time of admissions in August 2024.

OR

(c) Holds an INSPIRE-PhD fellowship (The candidate should possess a provisional selection letter for PhD fellowship at the time of the interview.)

OR

(d) BS-MS/Masters students from any of the Institutes of National Importance with a CGPA 8 or above on a 10-point scale are exempted from national-level test eligibility related criteria.

 

(Students currently in the final year of the eligible programs are welcome to apply. If  the candidate is shortlisted after the final interview a provisional admission will be offered. The final admission will be subject to the condition that all of the above eligibility criteria are satisfied.)

 

Note that additional criteria, beyond the above eligibility criteria, is likely to be imposed when shortlisting candidates for interview. 



Interview 

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to appear for an interview to be conducted in-person (Dates for the interviews will be announced on the IISER Pune website). The final selection to the program will be based on the candidate's performance in the interview. 

 

Further Information 

For more information about the PhD Physics program, please visit the following link http://www.iiserpune.ac.in/education/phd  

For information about the Physics department please visit https://www.iiserpune.ac.in/research/department/physics 

 

Any queries regarding admissions may be addressed to physicsphdselection@iiserpune.ac.in