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 http://www.ino.tifr.res.in 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
Website: http://www.ino.tifr.res.in

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