Integrated PhD programme for the Autumn 2019 in IISER Kolkata

IISER Kolkata invites applications from motivated students for admission to the Integrated PhD programme for the Autumn 2019.

Offered Majors: Biological, Chemical, Geological, Mathematical and Physical Sciences.

Who can apply?

Applicants who have qualified in the following nationwide aptitude tests in the year 2019 only can apply for the programme:

Biological Sciences: JAM (Biology and Biotechnology) / JGEEBILS

Chemical Sciences: JAM (Chemistry)

Earth Sciences: (a) JAM (Geology) OR (b) JAM Chemistry for research in Environmental Science OR (c) JAM Physics for research in Computational Minerology

Mathematical Sciences: JAM (Mathematics)

Physical Sciences: JAM (Physics)/JEST (Physics)

Scholarship: All selected students are offered a monthly scholarship.


Students with a B.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.B.B.S. or an equivalent degree from any recognized University/Institute/College can apply for the Integrated PhD Programme in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences.

Minimum Qualifying marks

Candidates need to secure a minimum of 60% marks/equivalent grades in Honours/Major (if applicable), or 60% marks/equivalent grades in Aggregate (if Honours/Major is not applicable).

Those who are appearing in the final examination of their degree course can also apply; for them, the eligibility marks are 60% based on the marks obtained in the undergraduate examinations held till the date of submission of the application form.

How to apply?

The applicants should open the link at the bottom of this page (Submit New Application) and properly fill the application form as instructed and submit. Applicants should save the properly filled application form and take a print as the hard copy of the application.

The application link opens on April 8, 2019.

Important Dates

Application portal opens: 08.04.2019

Application portal closes: 10.05.2019

Publication of shortlist for interview: 17.05.2019

Tentative Interview dates: 17.06.2019 to 29.06.2019

Publication of IPhD interview results: 01.07.2019

Preregistration portal opens: 01.07.2019

Preregistration deadline: 10.07.2019

IPhD Registration: 26.07.2019



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