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IISER Berhampur PhD 2024 Admissions For August Session – Chemical Sciences Apply Online

IISER Berhampur PhD 2024 Admissions For August Session – Chemical Sciences Apply Online. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below:

Advertisement for Admission to Ph.D. Programs-August 2024

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Berhampur invites applications from highly motivated students for admission to the Ph.D. programme starting from August 2024. Currently, IISER Berhampur offers Ph.D. programme in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Computational Data Sciences disciplines OR in any relevant interdisciplinary area closely related to the mainstream are encouraged to apply for Ph.D. programme.

A glimpse of the research areas open for admission and admission criteria are provided on the admission webpage and further information about individual faculty profiles and areas of research can be obtained from the IISER Berhampur website. Prospective students satisfying the eligibility criteria are encouraged to acquaint themselves with the research areas of our faculty members for a suitable match of interest.

The aim of the Ph.D. Program is to develop graduates having good knowledge and research training in classical and emerging areas. Applications are invited

in the following departments:

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Chemical Sciences
  3. Computer Sciences
  4. Earth & Environmental Sciences
  5. Mathematical Sciences
  6. Physical Sciences disciplines

Detailed information about the research areas of Faculty Members in the above disciplines can be obtained from the Institute website at https://www.iiserbpr.ac.in/institute/people/. The applicants are strongly encouraged to go through the profiles of Faculty Members and to get familiar with their specialization and research interests.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are requested to use the following link to fill and submit the application form online: https://www.iiserbpr.in/phdform/

In case of any query, candidates may contact the Office of Academics ([email protected], [email protected] for issues related to online application and other general queries may be directed to the offices of the respective departments.

Eligibility for Admission:

  1. M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale. (Overall percentage/ CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject)
  2. A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
  3. If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:
    a. Only marks, percentages will be considered.
    b. Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula: CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
    c. Both marks and CGPA/CPI The percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/gradesheet, will be considered, if absolute grading is followed.
    d. CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading is followed.
  4. Additionally, a National level examination like the National Eligibility Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/DBT (JRF A category)/ICMR (JRF category I)/NET-LS/INSPIRE-PhD/JGEEBILS/JEST or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/ fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.
    Exemptions from mandatory requirements of Valid GATE score:

    1. B.Tech/B.E./B.S. (or equivalent) degree from CFTI (Centrally Funded Technical Institute) at the time of application with CGPA/CPI of at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10) or equivalent.
    2. Exceptionally brilliant candidates with MBBS also apply for the Ph.D. programme.

C. Reservation Policy: The norms of reservation for different categories shall be adopted as laid down by the Ministry of Education, Government of India.

D. Age relaxation: Applicant’s age should not exceed more than 28 years at the time of joining. Age relaxation of 3 years will be given for OBC (Non Creamy Layer) and 5 years for SC/ST/PD applicants.

E. Financial Assistance

Candidates admitted to Ph.D. Program (Regular) will be eligible for financial assistance as per the norms of IISER Berhampur or the external funding agency.

Important Instructions

Selection mode: The interview shall be conducted in offline/online mode.

  • All communication with candidates will be done by e-mail only.
  • Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before July 2024.
  • Selection will be based on interviews of the short-listed candidates. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Date of the interview will be communicated to shortlisted candidates by e-mail and the same will be available on the Institute website. TA will be paid to SC/ST candidates appearing for the interview as per Govt. of India norms.
  • Mere fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the test and interview.

Important Dates:

Milestones Date
Opening date of online Application February 28, 2024
Closing date of filling online application form March 17, 2024
Announcement of shortlisted applicants for the admission process March 22, 2024
Last date for issuing PhD interview call letters March 22, 2024
Date of test/interview (Tentative) April 15-22, 2024


Whom to contact:

In case of any query, the applicants may contact the offices of the department/school, where they are applying to:

Department Email ID
Biological Sciences [email protected], [email protected]
Chemical Sciences [email protected], [email protected]
Mathematical Sciences [email protected], [email protected]
Physical Sciences [email protected], [email protected]
Earth and Environmental Sciences [email protected], [email protected]
Computer Science [email protected]


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