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PhD Admission open in IISER Kolkata for January 2020 session

Kolkata: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata, one of the IISER Group of Institutes under Ministry of HRD, invites applications from motivated students for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programme for the Spring 2020. The selected candidates can do Ph.D. in any of the following disciplines: Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics and Physical Sciences.

Reservations for candidates will be as per Govt.of India norms.

Key Dates: PhD application portal opens from 09 September 2019.

Application portal closes on 13 October 2019.

Publication of shortlist for interview is 22 October 2019

Tentative Interview dates: 15 Nov to 30 Nov 2019

Publication of PhD interview results: 05 Dec 2019

Eligible applicants of the PhD programme are encouraged to apply for the attractive Prime Minister's Research Fellowship ( in addition to applying to IISER Kolkata regular admission.

Eligibility Conditions: For detailed eligibility conditions, the candidates should refer the PhD Admission Notification, uploaded on the official websiteof IISER Kolkatta.

Eligibility for Biological Sciences:

Applications are invited from motivated candidates having master's degree such as M.Sc/MS/ME/M.Tech/MVSc/MSc(Ag) degree or equivalent (with minimum 55% marks) in:

Any branch of biological sciences to pursue research in the broad fields of cellular and molecular biology, cancer biology, developmental biology, structural biology, chemical biology, plant biology, behavioral biology and ecology, genetics, marine biology, neurobiology, biodiversity, microbiology, biophysics, bioinformatics, biotechnology, food technology and theoretical biology. Candidates from agricultural science (such as genetics and plant breeding) and nutritional science backgrounds are also encouraged to apply.


Chemistry / physics / statistics / maathematics / computer application / computer science to pursue research in the interdisciplinary research areas as specified in the notification (Biological Sciences section).

For further details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer the Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of IISER Kolkata.

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