Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvanathapuram

Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the Integrated Ph.D. programme, in the school of physics, starting from 1st August 2016 at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research -Thiruvananthapuram (IISER-TVM). Applicants appearing in the final year Bachelor degree examination are eligible to apply. However, if selected, their admission will be subjected to fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Bachelor's degree in Physical Sciences, Engineering or Technology with minimum 55 % marks (or a CGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale) [Normal relaxation will be applicable as per Govt of India guidelines].
  • Applicants should have cleared the Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST)-2016.

Application Procedure

  • Please go through the FAQ page thoroughly before filling up the application form.
    Applicants should complete the online application form by going to the following URL: [Only Properly submitted applications would be considered. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Do not forget to click the "submit" button after completing your application]
  • Applicants will also be prompted to upload all the supporting documents, like photograph, proof of date of birth, mark-list, community certificate, in JPEG/GIF formats only
  • GE/OBC [SC/ST] candidates are reqired to make a payment of Rs. 200/- [Rs. 100/-] as processing fee through the Powerjyoti Account (Please download the PDF file of the challan for application fee through Powerjyoti.) Alternatively the candidate can opt for paying the fees at the time of interview. For the second option, please enter the following in the "Payment details" section of the online application form. For the journal number, please enter 012345678. For the date of remittance, please enter 28-04-2016. For SBI branch code, please enter 01234.
  • On submission of the online application form, the applicants will receive an acknowledgment email with an application number.
  • Short-listed applicants will be invited for two rounds of interview at IISER-TVM.
  • Last date for the submission of the online application is 10th May, 2016.
  • In case of any application related queries, please contact by email, addressed to the PhD coordinator []. Any other mode of communication will not be entertained.

Important dates

Opening of online application portal 05th April 2016
Last date for receipt of online applications 10th May 2016
Announcement of shortlisted candidates on the Institute's website 13th May 2016
Dates of interview for the shortlisted candidates 13th June-14th June 2016
Declaration of Provisionally Selected candidates 15th June 2016

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