IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2024 (Aug): Dates, Application Form

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission
IISER Berhampur PhD Admission

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2024 (Aug) – Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Berhampur invites applications for PhD admission for the academic session starting from Aug 2024.

Check full details on IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2024 (Aug) below here.

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2024 (Aug) Admitting Departments

  • Physical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Earth & Environmental Sciences

Eligibility Criteria

  • M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale. (Overall percentage/ CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject).
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
  • If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:
    • Only marks, percentages will be considered.
    • Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula: CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS, where PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
    • Both marks and CGPA/CPI The percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/gradesheet, will be considered, if absolute grading is followed.
    • CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading is followed.
  • Additionally, a National level examination like the National Eligibility Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/DBT (JRF A category)/ICMR (JRF category I)/NET-LS/INSPIRE-PhD/JGEEBILS/JEST or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/ fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.

Exemptions from mandatory requirements of Valid GATE score

  • B.Tech/B.E./B.S. (or equivalent) degree from CFTI (Centrally Funded Technical Institute) at the time of application with CGPA/CPI of at least 8.0 (on a scale of 10) or equivalent.
  • Exceptionally brilliant candidates with MBBS also apply for the Ph.D. programme.

Selection Process

  • Selection will be based on interviews of the short-listed candidates.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. 
  • Date of interview will be sent to shortlisted candidates by e-mail and the same will be displayed on the Institute official website. 
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before July 2024.
  • TA will be paid to ST/SC applicants appearing for interview as per Govt. of India norms.
  • Reservation will be applied according to Govt. of India norms. Relaxation for SC/ST and PD applicants will be as per Government of India norms.
  • Applying for admission does not guarantee that a applicant will be shortlisted for interview. The respective departments may use additional criteria such as academic performance and/or performance in national level examinations for shortlisting candidates for interviews depending on the number of applications received.
  • Applicant’s age should be not more than 28 years at the time of joining. Age relaxation of 5 years for ST/SC/PD/Female and 3 years will be given for OBC (Non Creamy Layer) applicants.

Fellowship

Candidates admitted to Ph.D. Program (Regular) will be eligible for financial assistance as per the norms of IISER Berhampur or the external funding agency.

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2024 (Aug) Important Dates

EventsDates
Opening date of online ApplicationFebruary 28,2024
Closing date of filling online application formMarch 17, 2024
Announcement of shortlisted applicants for the admission processMarch 22, 2024
Last date for issuing PhD interview call lettersMarch 22, 2024
Date of test/interview (Tentative)April 15-22,2024

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2024 (Aug) Application Process

Eligible candidates can apply online through official website of IISER Berhampur.

The online application is a Two-Step process.

Step 1 – Register and validate your email address.

  • Fill up the register form.
  • You will be send a confirmation email for validation.
  • On confirmation, go to Step 2.

Step 2 – Fill up the application form

  • Enter your email and password in login form.
  • On validation you will be redirected to online application form.

In case of any department-specific queries, please contact the respective department heads through email.

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2024 (Aug) Results

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2024 (Aug) Results will be published online.

Important Links

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Application FormClick Here
IISER Berhampur WebsiteClick Here
Previous Admissions

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2024 (Jan)

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2024 (Jan) Important Dates

ActivityDate
Online Application Start DateOctober 05, 2023
Last Date for Receipt of ApplicationsOctober 27, 2023
Results of Initial ScreeningFirst Week of November 2023 (Tentatively)
Test/InterviewThird or Fourth Week of November 2023 (Tentatively)

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2024 (Jan) Results

Shortlisted Candidates

Shortlisted candidates – PhD Biological Sciences

Shortlisted candidates – PhD Mathematical Sciences 

Shortlisted candidates – PhD Earth and Environmental Sciences

Shortlisted candidates – PhD Chemical Sciences

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2023 (July)

Important Dates

EventDates
Closing date of Online ApplicationApril 25, 2023
Interview datesnotified with shortlisting list

IISER Berhampur PhD Physical Sciences Admission

Research Areas

  • High Energy Physics (Theory)
    • Beyond Standard Model Physics
    • Dark Matter
    • Neutrino Physics
    • Gravitational Waves
  • High Energy Nuclear Physics (Experiment)
    • Particle production mechanism in high energy collisions
    • Properties of Quark-Gluon Plasma
  • Experimental Condensed matter physics, Optics/Photonics
    • Electronic materials and devices
    • Soft semiconductors and optoelectronic devices: Metal halide Perovskite based solar cells and LEDs
    • X-ray spectroscopy
    • Synthesis and characterization of quantum materials
    • Scanning tunneling microscopy/spectroscopy
    • Retinal imaging and vision science
    • Optical microscopy
  • Theoretical Quantum Condensed Matter Physics
    • Quantum phase transition
    • Quantum thermodynamics
    • Topological insulators and superconductors

IISER Berhampur PhD Chemical Sciences Admission

Research Areas

  • Main Group, Organometallic Chemistry, Small Molecule Activation, and Homogeneous Catalysis.
  • Computational, Material, and Physical Chemistry.
  • Organometallic Chemistry, Homogeneous catalysis and organic synthesis, Mechanism Study of Metal-catalyzed reactions, Binding and Activation of Small Molecules, Renewable Energy.
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Biological Inorganic Chemistry, Coordination Chemistry, Drug-Repurposing and Repositioning, Supramolecular Self-assemblies, Biodegradable Polymers, Drug Design and Delivery, Nanomedicine, Bio/Nano Sensors.
  • Luminescent nanomaterials, Artificial light harvesting, Photocatalytic solar water splitting and CO2 photoreduction for renewable energy research.
  • Catalysis: Transition Metal Catalysis & Organocatalysis.,Asymmetric Synthesis, Synthesis of Natural Products & Biologically Active Compounds.
  • Total Synthesis of Natural Products, Enantioselective Catalysis

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

  • A minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in the majoring subject) or an equivalent C.G.P.A on a 10-point scale (55% or an equivalent C.G.P.A in aggregate for SC, ST and PwD candidates) in M.S./M.Sc./M.Tech. or equivalent in Science/Engineering/ Technology.
  • Candidates in the final year of their Master’s (or equivalent) degree program, whose results have not yet been declared, are welcome to apply. Note that if selected, the offer for such a candidate will be provisional, subject to their fulfilling of the above criteria at the time of admission.
  • Additionally, the candidate must satisfy at least one among the following mandatory criteria:
    • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) with valid CSIR/UGC-JRF or INSPIRE or any other equivalent fellowships with valid rank/score.
    • BS-MS Dual Degree graduates of IISERs and B.Tech graduates of IITs with CPI >=8
    • Qualified GATE or JEST in Physics with valid rank.
  • Note that merely fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the test and interview. Additional criteria, beyond the above eligibility criteria, are likely to be imposed while shortlisting candidates.

IISER Berhampur PhD Mathematical Sciences Admission

Research Areas

  • Algebra
  • Analysis
  • Number Theory
  • Geometry.
  • In particular the department of Mathematical Sciences is looking for PhD students to work in the following research areas:
    • Algebraic Number Theory
    • Harmonic Analysis
    • Geometric Measure Theory
    • PDE
    • Algebraic Geometry.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

  • M.S/ M.Sc./M.Tech/M.Pharm/MBBS or equivalent in any discipline of Science/Medicine/Pharmacy /Engineering/ Technology with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale. (Overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject)
  • If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:
    • Only marks, percentage will be considered.
    • Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula:
      CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS
      PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
    • Both marks and CGPA/CPI
      • Percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/gradesheet, will be considered, if absolute grading was followed.
      • CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading was followed.
  • Additionally, a National level examination like National Eligibility Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/NBHM/CSIR-JRF/NET-LS/INSPIRE-PhD or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission Or BS-MS Dual Degree graduates of IISERs and B.Tech graduates of IITs with CPI >=8.
  • Students whose results for CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship or INSPIRE-PhD or any other equivalent fellowship are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application. Such candidates may walk-in for the interview provided they have qualified examination for any of the above fellowship before the interview date. Such candidates will not be sent a call letter for the interview. However, they should write to the head of the department, Department of Mathematics at hod_maths@iiserbpr.ac.in (with a CC to doaa@iiserbpr.ac.in) and inform if they will attend the interview.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
  • Mere fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the test and interview.

IISER Berhampur PhD Biological Sciences Admission

Research Areas

  • Neurobiology of Brain Disorders, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy, Artificial intelligence.
  • Metabolic kinetics in Tumors using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
  • Life-history evolution, Sexual selection and sexual conflict, Non-genetic inheritance.
  • Plant-Environment Interaction, Developmental Biology, Stress Physiology.
  • Fungal Molecular Genetics, Circadian Rhythms.
  • Post transcriptional Gene Regulation, Stem Cell Biology, Human Genetic Disorders.
  • Comparative Genomics, Evolutionary Genomics, Genome Evolution, Molecular Evolution, Phylogenetics.
  • Cellular Metabolism.
  • Transposons and Cancer Genomics
  • Host Pathogen Interaction
  • Biodiversity & Ecosystems & Environmental Informatics
  • Sustainability Science and Sustainable Development
  • Data Sciences for Innovations & Entrepreneurship

Eligibility Criteria

  • M.S/ M.Sc./M.Tech/M.Pharm/MBBS or equivalent in any discipline of Science/Medicine/Pharmacy /Engineering/ Technology with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale. (Overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject)
  • If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:
    • Only marks, percentage will be considered.
    • Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula: CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS . where PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
    • Both marks and CGPA/CPI
      • Percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/gradesheet, will be considered, if absolute grading was followed.
      • CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading was followed.
  • Exceptionally brilliant candidates with B.Tech./MBBS/MCA also apply for Ph.D. programme in Biological Sciences.
  • Additionally, a National level examination like National Eligibility Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/DBT (JRF A category)/ICMR (JRF category I)/NET-LS/INSPIRE-PhD/JGEEBILS or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission Or BS-MS Dual Degree graduates of IISERs and B.Tech graduates of IITs with CPI >=8.
  • Students whose results for CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship or ICMR-JRF category-I or DBT-JRF or INSPIRE-PhD or any other equivalent fellowship are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application. Such candidates may walk-in for the interview provided they have qualified examination for any of the above fellowship before the interview date. Such candidates will not be sent a call letter for the interview. However, they should write to the head of the department, Department of Biological Sciences at hod_bio@iiserbpr.ac.in (with a CC to doaa@iiserbpr.ac.in) and inform if they will attend the interview.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
  • Mere fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the test and interview.

IISER Berhampur PhD Earth & Environmental Sciences Admission

Research Areas

PhD Earth and Environmental Sciences is newly introduced.

Eligibility Criteria (Tentative)

  • M.S/ M.Sc./M.Tech or equivalent in any discipline of Science/Engineering/ Technology with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale. (Overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject)
  • If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:
    • Only marks, percentage will be considered.
    • Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula: CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS . where PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
    • Both marks and CGPA/CPI
      • Percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/gradesheet, will be considered, if absolute grading was followed.
      • CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading was followed.
  • Additionally, a National level examination like National Eligibility Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/DBT (JRF A category)/ICMR (JRF category I)/NET-LS/INSPIRE-PhD/JGEEBILS or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission Or BS-MS Dual Degree graduates of IISERs and B.Tech graduates of IITs with CPI >=8.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
  • Mere fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the test and interview.

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission Jan 2023

Important Dates

EventDates
Closing date of Online Application10 November, 2022
Interview datesnotified with shortlisting list

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission July 2022

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission July 2022 Important Dates

EventDates
Closing date of Online Application (Extended)April 28, 2022
Interview dates (Tentative)Notified with shortlisting list

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission Jan 2022

Admitting Departments

  • Physical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Biological Sciences

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission Jan 2022 Important Dates

Closing date of Online Application05 November 2021

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission July 2021

Important Dates

Closing date of Online ApplicationApril 24, 2021

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission Jan 2021

Important Dates

Closing date of Online ApplicationNovember 30, 2020

IISER Berhampur PhD Physical Sciences Admission Jan 2021

Shortlisting Criteria

ExamCut-Off Rank (General, OBC-NCL)Cut-Off Rank (Others)
GATE (Physics)150200
JEST75100
NET-LS2550

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission July 2020

IISER Berhampur PhD Physical Sciences Admission July 2020

Shortlisted Candidates and shortlisting criteria

Short listing criteria

The candidate should satisfy the eligibility criteria as per the Ph.D. advertisement on the institute website.

Additional criteria for candidates without externally funded fellowships or NET-LS:

1. General Category candidates: GATE rank < 400 or JEST rank < 100

2. Other reserved category candidates: GATE rank < 600 or JEST rank < 150