Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Graduate Training Programme 2010 (GTP) leading to Ph.D Degree

Name of Institute / University

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Courses Offered

India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) Collaboration announces admissions to its Graduate Training Programme 2010 (GTP-2010) leading to Ph.D. degree in High Energy Physics.

Highlights of GTP – 2010

• The selected candidates will take one year course work at TIFR. Mumbai (and/or HRI. Allahabad) in both experimental physics techniques and theory, starting from August 2010.

• The focus will be on detector building, physics issues as well as ether developmental activities of INO.

• Successful candidates after the course work will be attached to Ph.D. guides at various collaborating institutions for a Ph. D. degree on the basis of their INO related work.

• Candidates performing exceptionally well could be absorbed as regular employees in the INO project on completing of their Ph.D. degree.


Applicants must have a minimum qualification of M.Sc. degree in Physics or B.E./B.Tech. degree in any one of Electronics, E & CE, Instrumentation, Electrical engineering subjects with strong motivation for and proficiency in Physics. The applicants must also have secured a minimum of 55% of marks in the respective qualifying examinations (Fresh students who are appearing for these examinations may also apply, provided their current GPA is above 55% or equivalent.

In addition. applicants should have preferably appeared for any one of GATE, CSIR-UGC, JEST, BARC exams/entrance tests in 2009 or 2010 . The scores and grades for the first 3 exams should be mentioned in the application. These candidates. who have nut cleared any of the above mentioned tests. have to give a written test at the interview venue.

How To Apply

You may apply online (preferably) by visiting the website fill up the downloadable form and send it to The Coordinator, INO Graduate Training Programme, DHEP, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Mumbai – 400005.

Applicants should also arrange for 2 confidential reference letters to be sent separately to the address above.

Contact Details

Address: Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai – 400005
Phone : +91 022 22782274
Fax : +91 022 22804610

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