Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram Admission to the Ph.D. programme

Name of Institute / University

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram

Courses Offered

Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the Ph.D. programme beginning in August 2010 at IISER-TVM.


Masters degree in Physical/ Chemical/ Biological Sciences (including Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences)/ Mathematics/ Statistics (minimum 60% marks or equivalent, relaxable by 5% for SC/ST candidates).

Qualifying in one of the following tests with validity as on 1st of August 2010 :GATE/JEST/NBHM/ CSIR-UGC-JRF/ ICMR JRF/ DBT JRF

Note: Satisfying the eligibility criteria does not entitle the candidate to be shortlisted. Shortlisting is based on their academic performance including but not limited to performance in the national qualifying tests. The shortlisted candidates will be called for a test/interview.

How To Apply

Application forms can be downloaded from the institute’s website

Items to be enclosed with the application: Duly filled application form, Demand Draft for Rs.200/-(Rs.100/- for SC/ST candidates) drawn in favor of the Registrar, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram, Attested copies of mark-sheets and certificates of all examinations, two letters of Recommendation in sealed envelope and a statement of purpose not exceeding 150 words.

Completed applications (hard copy) should be sent to The Chairman, Graduate Admissions Committee,Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram, Computer Science Building, CET Campus, Engineering College PO, Thiruvananthapuram-695016, Kerala so as to reach here on or before 29th April, 2010.

Contact Details

Phone: 0471-2597459/ 2597438
Fax: 0471 2597427
Email :

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