Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Admission to Ph.D. Programmes for January 2012

Name of Institute / University

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research

Courses Offered

Applications are invited for the Ph. D. programme for the academic session 2012, spring semester for Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, and Physical Sciences


The qualification for the Ph.D. programme is Masters degree from any recognized University/ Institute or its equivalent.

Final year Masters students who are yet to obtain their degree may also appear in the admission procedure.

At the time of admission only candidates with a M.Sc. or equivalent degree with at least 55% marks in the subject concerned will be considered. However, for candidates awaiting their results, provisional admission may be allowed with special permission of the Director.

How To Apply

The applicants should open the link given below 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.

Application form for Ph.D : (Please have a scanned passport sized photograph ready before applying. The photograph should be in jpeg format.)

Selected candidates for test/interview should bring a hard copy of application along with the required documents listed below at the time of test/interview:

Attested copies of mark sheets and certificates of all examinations starting from high school leaving, two letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes) and a statement of purpose (not exceeding 300 words), two passport size photographs, photo identity and proof of age.

Contact Details

Selection Procedure

List of shortlisted candidates (based on merit, subject specialization and required research area) for Test/Interview will be published in the IISER-Kolkata website tentatively in the first week of October, 2011.

The test/interview will be held tentatively in the first week of November, 2011. The selected candidates will receive the offer letter containing also the last date for joining shortly after the interview.

Application Forms Now Available

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