IISER Tirupati invites application for Admission to PhD Program January 2019

IISER Tirupati -The Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) Tirupati is inviting application from candidates for the admission to PhD program January 2019 in the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry and Physics along with the associated inter-disciplinary areas of research, as per a Daily Hunt report. Besides that, the candidates will have coursework and teaching assistantship. The opening date of online application was October 25, 2018, while the closing date was November 20.

Eligibility

  • Biology: Students with minimum 55% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; with all subjects) or CGPA 5.5 out of 10-point scale in master’s degree in any branch of Science
  • Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics/Biological Sciences/Ecological Sciences/Agricultural Sciences/ Psychology or any equivalent degree
  • Candidates with B.E/ B.Tech/ M.Tech/ M.VSc or MBBS degree satisfying the above criteria of marks can also apply.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • JGEEBILS 2017 exam or DBT-JRF-A / ICMR-JRF / DBT-BINC / ARS-NET (ICAR)
  • For CSIR-LS rank-holders, up to rank 200 are eligible
  • For DAE-JEST/GATE rank-holders, up to rank 600 (GATE Life Sciences) are eligible. No cut-off for GATE Ecology.
  • Chemistry: Students with minimum 55% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; with all subjects) or CGPA 5.5 out of 10-point scale in master’s degree in any branch of Science:
  • Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics/Biology or any equivalent degree. Candidates with B.E/B.Tech/B.Pharm/M.E/M.Tech/M. Pharm degree satisfying the above criteria of marks can also apply.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • JEST/GATE/GPAT qualified
  • Physics: Students with minimum 55% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in the majoring subject) or CGPA 5.5 out of 10-point scale in master’s degree in any branch of Science: Physics/Astronomy & Astrophysics/Chemistry/Mathematics/Biology / Material Science/Electronics B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech. Or any equivalent degree.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

  • JEST or GATE qualified in Physics.

Selection Procedure:

  • The shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview, and final selection is based on interview performance.
  • For exact details on eligibility conditions, how to apply and other aspect, the candidates should refer the PhD Admission page on the official website of IISER Tirupati.

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Tirupati commonly referred to as IISER Tirupati, is a public research and education institute in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is being established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development this year, to promote Higher Scientific Learning and Research as well as Scientific Exploration at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels of education and to create Scientists and Academicians of the highest quality. IISERs are destined to become Science Institutions of the highest calibre and reach the prestigious position and global setting that IISc, IITs and IIMs currently enjoy.

IISER Tirupati is recognised an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India. This new institute will start functioning from the 2015 academic year in August. IISER Pune will mentor this institute until a new director is appointed. The institute was allocated to the state of Andhra Pradesh as part of AP bifurcation bill. The foundation stone of IISER Tirupati was laid on March 28, 2015, by the Union human resources minister, Smriti Irani.

Initially, the institute would start its working from a transit campus in Sree Rama Educational society, Tirupati. Andhra Pradesh government has allocated the land of over 250 acres for the permanent campus which is slated to be completed by the next four years.

Academic Programs

IISER Tirupati is initially offering Integrated Master’s level (B.S.-M.S.): Admission to this program is after 10+2 years of school training and is currently made in coordination with the other IISERs through a Joint Admission Program.

Facilities

It has laboratories equipped with world-class instruments, and the classrooms are also equipped adequately with projectors. The faculty consists of teachers who are presently associated with research works so that they can provide the students with proper insight into the world of science. The institute hosts Science Colloquiums which introduce the students to a variety of people and famous scientists which inspire them.

The building hosts a mess for the dining facility. The boys and girls hostel is itself in the same building. The building has a gym with high-end work out equipment. There is a TV room, a library with a variety of books, a computer room, a basketball court, cricket ground, football ground and a badminton court also.

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