|Application Start Date||Application End Date|
3rd October 2018
5th November 2018
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Berhampur invites applications from highly motivated students for admission to the PhD programme starting from January 2019. Currently, IISER Berhampur offers PhD programme in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematics, and Physical Sciences disciplines. Students with a Master's degree or equivalent in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics OR in any relevant interdisciplinary area closely related to the basic science are encouraged to apply for PhD programme.
PhD students must successfully complete course work, qualifying examination, seminars, and a dissertation. Besides the mandatory requirements, students are encouraged to participate in several professional activities such as workshops, review meetings and conferences. All doctoral students are also expected to participate in the undergraduate teaching programme of the Institute as a part of their training.
Please note that the precise eligibility criteria for January 2019 admissions may vary from department to department which are given below. A glimpse of the research areas open for admission are provided below 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 suitable match of interest.
Last Date for receiving applications
5th November, 2018
Interview Dates (Tentative)
November 26, 2018 to December 06, 2018
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If you are applying in more than one discipline, separate application must be filled and sent for each discipline.
Complete application along with all certificates/enclosures (preferably in single consolidated .pdf file) must be sent to the email id: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please write “APPLICATION FOR PhD IN (DEPARTMENT NAME)” in your subject area of email. For example, if you are applying to the PhD programme in Physics, please write “Application for PhD in PHYSICS”.
After the last date, all applications will be screened and candidates shortlisted for interviews will be intimated by email.
Only shortlisted candidates called for interview need to bring recommendation letters in sealed envelopes, superscribed with "Letter of Recommendation for <Applicant’s Name> to PhD Program in <Discipline Name >". Letter of recommendation not in a sealed envelope will not be accepted.
In case of any application-related queries, please contact the respective departments (with a CC to email@example.com)