IISER Kolkata PhD Program Spring Semester 2021 - Applications Invited

IISER Kolkata PhD Program Spring Semester 2021

Advertisement for admission to PhD programme for the Spring Semester 2021 IISER Kolkata invites applications from motivated students for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme for Spring 2021. The selected candidates can do a PhD in any of the discipline, Chemical Sciences.

Reservations for candidates will be as per Govt. of India norms.

Eligible applicants of the PhD programme are encouraged to apply for the attractive Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (https://pmrf.in/) in addition to applying to IISER Kolkata regular admission.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria: Bright and motivated candidates who have passed M.Sc. examination with minimum 55% marks in any field of Chemistry or Physics. Besides satisfying minimal eligibility criteria, the candidates must have CSIR/UGC-NET JRF, INSPIRE fellowship or other equivalent fellowships.

  • Candidates with INSPIRE fellowship should have a provisional certificate at the time of application.
  • Please note that fulfilling the minimum essential criteria does not ensure that a candidate will be called for the interview. Additional shortlisting criteria might be set by the department based on academic records, experience and research interest of the candidates. Candidates without the CSIR/UGC-NET JRF, INSPIRE fellowship or other equivalent fellowships will not be shortlisted or called for interview.
  • Reservations for SC/ST/OBC candidates are applicable as per Government of India rules.

Specific research area:

Dr. Parna Gupta

Photoactive transition metal complexes are known to serve as valuable platforms for studying photochemical energy and electron transfer processes and have extensive applications in the areas of sensing, photocatalysis, and photodynamic therapy for cancer. Our research program focuses on the rational synthesis of multimetallic phosphorescent cyclometalated iridium(III) and platinum(II) complexes for various applications including (A) organelle-specific cellular imaging and photodynamic therapy; (B) use as sensing materials within the cellular environment.

Application Form

Select “PhD in Chemical Sciences (Spring 2021)” in the “Applying for” drop-down menu at the time of filling the online application form. Click below for filling the application form

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For any additional query email us at:

Dept. of Chemical Sciences – [email protected]
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