IISER, Mohali PhD Admissions 2017 Begins

Dhanshri Sharma updated on : 22 Sep 2016
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Candidates seeking admission in PhD courses available at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) need to apply latest by October 10.

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The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali has started inviting application from all the eligible candidates for admission to its Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme for the academic session starting in January 2017.

All the interested candidates can start applying for the same as the ISSER PhD application process 2017 is underway, but aspirants should make sure to submit their IISER PhD application form before the last date of submission i.e. October 10, 2016.

IISER offers PhD courses in various streams:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Humanities & Social Sciences

IISER PhD Admission Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants need to have a Master’s degree in Science, Engineering or Mathematics with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate are eligible to apply for PhD in IISER, Mohali.

Also, an applicant should have GATE/CSIR or UGC-NET/JEST/NBHM-JRF/ JGEEBILS (TIFR/NCBS) GPAT/ ICMR-JRF/ DBT-JRF/DST-INSPIRE qualification in the choice of subject

PhD in Biology: Those interested should have M.Sc/ B.Tech/ MBBS/ MTech or equivalent degree.

PhD in Chemistry: Aspirants must possess an MSc degree in chemistry/physics (with a minimum of 55 per cent marks) or equivalent degree.

PhD in Mathematics: To have successful application one should have one of the national examination GATE/CSIR-UGC-NET/NBHM-JRF qualification with Mathematics as the primary subject.

PhD in Physics: Interested ones ought to have Master's degree in physics or a Bachelor's/Master's degree in engineering.

PhD in Earth and Environmental Sciences: Applicants of this subject must have MSc/ BTech/ MTech in atmospheric sciences/earth and environmental sciences/ chemistry/physics.

PhD in Humanities and Social Sciences: Those interested should have MA/MSc/MPhil degree (with a minimum of 55 per cent marks) in one or more of the following subjects: Philosophy (Ethics, Indian Philosophy, Analytical Philosophy and Philosophy of Science)/Sociology/Anthropology/Modern Indian History/Urban History / Political Economy/Archaeology/Prehistory and Paleoanthropology. Besides this,  candidates can also apply for Ancient Indian History (Cultural heritage studies)/Gender Studies/Geography/English Literature (Postmodernism, Literary Theory, American Literature) or related areas such as development studies, South Asian studies.

How to Apply for PhD courses in IISER, Mohali 2017

Aspirants should make sure that distribution of IISER PhD application forms 2017 will made online only, no physical copy of the forms will be distributed in the stores.

Also, the application is done through online mode only.

Follow the below-mentioned steps to apply for PhD in IISER

  • Visit the official website of IISER, Mohali
  • Click on PhD in the ‘Admission’ drop sown on the homepage
  • Then Click on the choice of subject for which PhD application is to be done
  • Read the instructions and eligibility criteria carefully and fill the application form
  • Submit application form timely
  • Keep a copy for future references

IISER PhD Selection Procedure 2017

Candidates who will have a successful application will later be called for an interview, which will lead them to final selection.

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