IACS PhD Admission 2024

IACS PhD Admission 2024 For Autumn Semester In School of Chemical Sciences

IACS PhD Admission 2024 For Autumn Semester In School of Chemical Sciences. Chemical Sciences PhD Admissions 2024 at IACS – Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science University. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below

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A Deemed to be University under de novo category
Jadavpur, Kolkata-700032

Admission notice for the PhD program for the academic year 2024-25
(Session starting from August 2024)

Advertisement No. Acad/PhD/Autumn Sem-2024

Date: 15.03.2024

Applications are invited for regular full-time PhD students to the PhD Programme in Autumn Semester of 2024 under different Schools, namely Applied and Interdisciplinary Sciences, Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Material Sciences, Mathematical and Computational Sciences and Physical Sciences, of IACS (A deemed to be University).


  1. 55% or equivalent in masters is mandatory for general candidates, while for SC/ST/OBC (noncreamy layer)/Differently-abled and other categories 50% marks is necessary.
  2. Minimum eligibility criteria as per UGC rules. Qualification and eligibility requirements for each School are given separately (vide infra).
  3. Selection of the regular full-time students will be done on the basis of their academic record, their performance in the appropriate national level examination, and finally, their performance in the written test and/or interview as decided by the respective Schools.
  4. Relaxation of the selection criteria for the candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-abled and other categories will be levied according to the norms of UGC and Government of India.
  5. Merely satisfying the eligibility criteria does not guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview.

Fellowship: As per IACS/CSIR/UGC/INSPIRE rules.
Age limit: Should be below 28 years on the closing date of application. Age relaxation is applicable as per Government of India rule.
Nationality: The applicant must be an Indian citizen.

Selection Procedure:

  1. Applicants will be shortlisted on the basis of merit by different Schools. Only shortlisted candidates will be informed via email and called for a written test and/or interview (to be decided by the School) for the final selection. IACS holds full right of choosing a candidate and even not selecting any, in case suitable applications are not received.
  2. Vacancies given for each School are based on number of positions available in individual research groups in different research areas. Selection depends on the past academic record, performance in examination/interview by the School and also the availability of posts in particular research areas as opted by the shortlisted candidate.

Application Procedure:

Applications have to be made online at http://phdapplicationiacs.iacs.res.in/phd/. Any queries may be sent to [email protected]. The details of the online application and its procedure are given in the IACS website. Exact date and time of Admission Test/or Interview for each School will be announced on the IACS website.

Last Date of Submission of Applications: April 14, 2024
Tentative date of interview: 02-16 May, 2024 (tentative)

For further information:
Please contact Academic Office (Phone: 24734971; Extn: 2215, Email: [email protected]).

Application/Examination Fees: Rs. 1200/- (Rs. 600/- for SC/ST candidates) will have to be transferred electronically to the account of IACS (Name of the Account: Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science University, A/C no: 37739525415, State Bank of India, Jadavpur University Branch, Branch Code: 0093. IFSC: SBIN0000093). The electronic transfer reference number should be mentioned in the application form.

Mode of Payment: Payment can be made through either of the following options:

  1. Directly by NEFT bank transfer if an applicant can avail Online Banking facility;
  2. By depositing the amount at any SBI Counter having CBS facility.

Fees to be paid during admission: One time admission fee (Rs. 15000/-) and caution deposit (Rs. 10000/-) to be paid during the time of admission. The rest of the annual fees for the first year to be paid within 6 months from the date of joining. The fee structure and timeline for payment of fee for the subsequent years are given at the IACS website https://iacs.res.in/modules/texteditor/imagesfiles/Fees%20Structure.pdf.

Scholarship: All regular PhD students who join are eligible for scholarship from IACS/CSIR/UGC/INSPIRE as per rules.

Details of the PhD positions and the qualification and eligibility details for the different Schools are given below.

School of Chemical Sciences (SCS)

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