IISER Bhopal PhD Admission 2022-23 (Jan 2023): Dates, Application Form, Results

IISER Bhopal PhD Admission

IISER Bhopal PhD Admission 2022-23 (Jan 2023) – Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal invites applications for PhD program in various subjects for the academic session 2022-23 (Jan 2023).

Check full details on IISER Bhopal PhD Admission 2022-23 (Jan 2023) below.

Latest

  • Various Department released Notice for the Walk-in Interviews for Admission to Ph.D. programme
  • List of Candidates Shortlisted for PhD Written / Interviews is available now for some departments

IISER Bhopal PhD Walk-in-Interview

Notice for the Walk-in Interviews for Admission to Ph.D. programme

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Chemical EngineeringPDF
Electrical Engineering & Computer SciencePDF
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PhysicsPDF

IISER Bhopal PhD Physics Walk-in-Interview

The Department of Physics invites candidates qualified joint CSIR UGC NET exam held in 2022 with CSIR or UGC JRF offer for a walk-in PhD interview.

  • Date: Thursday, 24 November, and Friday, 25 November 2022 (One-day process; the candidate can choose any day)
  • Reporting time: 9 AM
  • Venue: Visitors’ Hostel, IISER Bhopal, Bhopal Bypass Road, Bhauri, Bhopal 462066, MP
  • Eligibility: 60% marks or CGPA 7 (55% marks or CGPA 6.5 for SC/ST) in the qualifying exam (MSc, for example).

Notice for the Walk-in Interviews for Admission to Ph.D. programme in Physics

IISER Bhopal PhD Disciplines

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Data Science and Engineering
  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Economic Sciences
  • Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Research Areas

Physics

Department of Physics offers research in the areas of:

  • Ultra-fast Optics
  • Experimental and Theoretical Soft Condensed Matter Physics
  • Experimental and Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
  • Quantum Sensing and Metrology
  • Theoretical High Energy Physics – Astronomy, Cosmology, Nuclear Astrophysics, Particle physics, QCD, String theory

Chemistry

Department of Chemistry offers research in the areas of:

  • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Supramolecular Chemistry
    • Crystallography
    • Transition Metal Chemistry
    • Molecular Materials
    • Organometallic Chemistry
    • Bio-inorganic Chemistry.
  • Organic Chemistry
    • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
    • Natural Products
    • Organometallic Chemistry
    • Asymmetric Catalysis
    • Chemical Biology
    • Molecular Biology
    • Polymers
    • Biomaterials.
  • Physical Chemistry
    • Electrochemistry: supercapacitors and electro catalysis
    • Bionanotechnology
    • Biophysics
    • Polymers
    • Functional Nanomaterials
    • Ultrafast Spectroscopy
    • Computational Materials Science and Computational Physical and Biophysical Chemistry.

Mathematics

To be announced. (Not available now)

Biological Sciences

Department of Biological Sciences offers research in the areas of

  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Cancer Biology
  • Epigenetics
  • Chemical Biology
  • Virology
  • Behavioral Biology
  • Plant Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Metagenomics
  • Genomics
  • Computational Biology
  • Ecology
  • Evolution and Molecular Systematics
  • Neurobiology and Stem Cell Biology
  • Viral Immunology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Bioacoustics
  • Behavioral Ecology and Ornithology.

Chemical Engineering (CHE)

Department of Chemical Engineering (CHE) offers research in the areas of –

  • Reaction Engineering
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Soft Matter & Self-Propulsion
  • Energy & Environmental Engineering
  • Electrochemistry
  • Bio-inspired Polymeric Nanocomposites
  • Advanced Functional Nanomaterials
  • Fuel Cells and Batteries.

Data Science and Engineering (DSE)

Department of Data Science and Engineering (DSE) offers research in the following areas:

  • Geospatial Artificial Intelligence
  • Geoinformatics
  • Development of Intelligent Systems
  • Multisensor Big-Data Analytics
  • Biomedical Data Science
  • Computational Modelling of Data Driven Real World Problems
  • Computer Vision and Image Processing
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Transfer Learning
  • Signal Processing

Earth and Environmental Sciences

Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences offers research in the areas of:

Atmosphere and Climate Studies

  • Atmospheric aerosols: Measurements and physico-chemical characterization, Source Apportionment by receptor and hybrid models, Approaches for coupling in-situ and satellite derived aerosol products, and Assessment of climate and health effects.
  • Climate Extremes, regional earth system modelling to address climate variability and change, Himalayan glacier modelling for mass-balance and area change study, AI/ML- based modelling of climate processes.
  • Carbon Cycle and Climate: Atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) modelling, Terrestrial ecosystem modelling, Satellite remote sensing of greenhouse gases, Agricultural GHG emissions and remote sensing, Weather Forecast error analysis.
  • Indian monsoon variability and modeling, land-atmosphere coupling processes, impact of land use/land cover changes on precipitation variability and extremes.

Earth Surface Processes

  • Fluvial geomorphology, eco-geomorphology, the impact of climate change on rivers, microwave remote sensing, surface and groundwater interaction, machine learning application in earth surface processes and hydrology.
  • Impact of Climate Change in Hydrology, Floods and Droughts, Analysis of Weather Forecasts, River Engineering.
  • Chemical oceanography & limnology, aqueous biogeochemistry, submarine groundwater discharge and seawater intrusion, paleo-reconstruction of environmental & hydro- climatic conditions, and provenance tracing of sediments, atmospheric dust, and pollutants using elemental/isotope tracers.
  • Environmental Geochemistry: Hydrogeochemistry of groundwater contamination and development of mitigation measures; Geochemistry of mine waste rock; Characterization of geochemical processes at the water-sediment interface.
  • Tectonic-Geomorphology, Neotectonics and landscape evolution

Solid Earth

  • Active Tectonics,Petroleum Geology, Geodynamics, Structural Geology.
  • Thermodynamics of REE-phosphate and REE-carbonates and its extraction mechanism, Archaean Tectonics, Petrology-Geochronology, Metallogeny and Precambrian crustal evolution of Indian Peninsula
  • Petrology and Geochemistry of Magmatic Ores, Magmatic processes and tectonic styles in Precambrian Earth with special focus on greenstone belts.
  • Isotope geochemistry and geochronology in studies of crust-mantle evolution and petrogenesis, with focus on mantle dynamics; REE-mineral studies in carbonatite and alkaline complexes
  • Seismology, Seismic anisotropy, Attenuation tomography, Lithospheric structure, Deformation and rheology of the crust and upper mantle, Upper mantle discontinuities mapping.

Economic Sciences

Department of Economic Sciences offers research in the areas of

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Financial Economics
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics and
  • Microeconomic Theory

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science offers research in the following broad areas:

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Applied Computer Science
  • Robotics & Control Systems
  • Communication, Signal Processing and Network Science
  • Devices, Circuits Sensors and Systems

Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences for PhD admissions (2022-23-II), the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences is offering admission in the following areas:

  • Literature: Critical Theory, European Modernism, Greek & Latin Literature
  • Philosophy: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Technology, Metaphysics, Epistemology, Ethics, Continental Philosophy, Greek & Roman Philosophy
  • Sociology/Social Anthropology: Sociology of Religion, Social Theory, Inequality, Medical Anthropology (and other related areas)
  • Science and Technology Studies (STS): Social History of Science and Technology, Feminist STS, Digitalisation and Society ( and other related areas).

Important Dates for IISER Bhopal PhD Admission Jan 2023

EventDate
Date of Notification25 September, 2022
Last date for online application24 October, 2022

Eligibility Criteria for IISER Bhopal PhD Admission Jan 2023

Students with a Master’s degree (M.S./ M.Sc./ M.Tech./ MBBS) or equivalent in relevant subject OR in any relevant interdisciplinary area along with qualifying a national entrance exam (GATE/ CSIR JRF/ UGC JRF or Equivalent Exam).

Age Limit

Preferably not more than 28 years as on last date of online submission of applications..

Age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/PD/Female applicants and 3 years will be given for OBC (Non Creamy Layer) applicants.

Upper age limit shall be determined as on last date of online submission of applications. Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate/Aadhar Card only will be accepted by the IISER Bhopal for determining the age.

Course Wise Eligibility

Physics

Department of Physics offers research in the areas of:

  • Ultra-fast Optics
  • Experimental and Theoretical Soft Condensed Matter Physics
  • Experimental and Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
  • Quantum Sensing and Metrology
  • Theoretical High Energy Physics – Astronomy, Cosmology, Nuclear Astrophysics, Particle physics, QCD, String theory
  • Minimum Qualification:
    • 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). 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 valid GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/JEST/INSPIRE-PhD/JGEEBILS or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.
      National level examination is exempt for those with B.Tech. from IITs or BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI more than 8.0 on a 10 point scale.Students whose results for CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF/INSPIRE-PhD Fellowship or NET-LS or Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship 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.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
  • Merely fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the interview.

Chemistry

Minimum Qualification

  • 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). Mathematics in the 10+2 level is desirable. For an application to be considered in Physical Chemistry, Mathematics in the 10+2 level as well as in B.Sc. (undergraduate) is mandatory.
  • 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 GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/INSPIRE-PhD/NET-LS/Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship or any other recognized score is mandatory.. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission. National level examination is exempt for those with B.Tech. from IITs or BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI more than 8.0 on a 10 point scale.
  • Students whose results for CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship or Rajiv Gandhi 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 for any of the above fellowship before the interview date.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
  • Merely fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the interview.

Biological Sciences

Minimum Qualification

  • M.Sc./M.Tech. or equivalent 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 just in the majoring subject). Students with M.Sc./M.Tech. or equivalent degree in a branch of Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics can also apply provided they have an aptitude for research in Biological Sciences. 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. The conversion factor must be available in the transcript/grade sheet.
  • Exceptionally brilliant candidates with B.Tech./MBBS/MCA can also apply for the PhD program in Biological Sciences.
  • Additionally, a National level examination such as GATE / CSIR-UGC-JRF / DBT-JRF (category I only) / ICMR-JRF (category A only) / CSIR-UGC-LS / Provisional letter of INSPIRE-JRF for PhD / Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.
  • Please note that the National level examination is exempt for those with B.Tech. from IITs or BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI more than 8.0 on a 10 point scale.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
  • Merely fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the interview.

Chemical Engineering (CHE)

  • M.E./M.Tech./M.S. Degree in Chemical Engineering or an allied area of 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). The candidate must have qualified GATE in Chemical Engineering (CH).
  • BE/B.Tech./BS in Chemical Engineering with valid GATE score and a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale. However, the candidates with B.Tech. from IITs or BS/BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI of 8.0 (on a 10 point scale) and above are EXEMPTED from the requirement of a GATE score.
  • The candidates with M.Sc./M.S. Degree in an allied area of Chemical Engineering may also apply, provided they must have a valid GATE score in any of the allied areas of Chemical Engineering OR fellowship like CSIR (NET-JRF)/ UGC/ INSPIRE/ Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship etc. Students whose results are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application.
  • If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:
    • Only Marks, Percentage, CGPA, CPI, and Grades will be considered.
    • If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (e.g. 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.
    • If both marks and CGPA/CPI are reported, the percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/grade sheet, will be considered (if absolute grading was followed). The conversion factor must be available in the transcript/grade sheet. Only the CGPA/CPI will be considered, if relative grading was followed.
    • A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
    • Merely fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the interview.

Data Science and Engineering (DSE)

  • Minimum Qualification
    • Students with M.Tech./M.E./M.S. with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject). Such students must have qualified GATE or any other external fellowship.
    • Students with M.Sc./MCA or B.Tech./B.E./B.S. with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject) can be considered for direct admission into the PhD program of the DSE Department, if they have a valid GATE score or any other external fellowship. These students will have to do 24 credits of coursework within 3 semesters with an overall CPI of at least 7.0 on a 10 point scale. Out of 24 credits, 8 credits must be from DSE courses.
      Candidates with B.Tech. from IITs/IISc or BS/BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI of 8.0 (on a 10 point scale) and above are EXEMPTED from the requirement of a GATE score.
    • 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 is the Point scale used by the Institute/University.
      • Both marks and CGPA/CPI, percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/grade-sheet, will be considered, if absolute grading was followed. CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading was followed.
    • Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories will be given a relaxation of 5% of marks (as per Government of India norms). Selected candidates need to submit relevant certificates.

Earth and Environmental Sciences

  • Minimum Qualification:
    • Master’s (M.Sc.)/M.Tech or B.Tech-M.Tech integrated Degrees in any of the disciplines of Earth Science/Geology/Geophysics/Atmospheric Science/ Oceanography/Geoinformatics/Remote Sensing/ Chemistry/Mathematics/Physics/Chemical, Environmental, Computer, Electronic and Communication, Wireless Communication and Networking, and Civil Engineering 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).
    • Exceptionally brilliant students with B.Tech. In Chemical, Computer, Civil, Electronic and Communication, and Environmental Engineering with strong motivation towards Earth and Environmental Sciences, can also apply for PhD programme.
    • For students with Master’s (M.Sc.) degree in Geology/ Earth Science/ Environmental SciencesChemistryPhysics or Mathematics as a subject of study at B.Sc. level is preferable Meeting minimum eligibility criteria will be assessed as follows: 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.
    • In addition to minimum qualification, for all candidates, a National level examination like National Eligibilitiy Test (NET)/CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF/INSPIRE-PhD/GATE/NET-LS/Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.
    • Candidates having a M.Tech./M.E. degree from India must have qualified the GATE exam at the time of admission to the M.Tech./M.E. programme.
    • National Level examination is exempt for those with B.Tech. from IITs or BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI more than 8.0 on a 10 point scale. Students whose results for CSIR-JRF or UGC-JRF Fellowship or NET-LS or Rajiv Gandhi 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.
    • A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
    • Merely fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the interview.

Economic Sciences

  • Minimum Qualification:
    • M.Sc./M.A. 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). 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/grade sheet, will be considered. The conversion factor must be available in the transcript/grade sheet.
    • Additionally, a National level examination like GATE, National Eligibility Test (NET) / NET-LS / UGC-JRF, or any other recognized score in the relevant discipline is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.
      National level examination is exempt for those with B.Tech. from IITs or BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI more than 8.0 on a 10 point scale.
    • Students whose results for GATE, National Eligibility Test (NET)/ NET-LS/UGC-JRF, or any other equivalent fellowship are awaited can 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.
    • A relaxation of 5% of marks will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
    • Merely fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the interview.

Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

  • Minimum Qualification:
    • Students with M.Tech./ME./M.S. in EC/CS/EE/IT/IN with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject). Such students must have qualified GATE in EC/CS/EE/IN/PHY/MTH, or JEST in TCS/PHY, or UGC/CSIR(NET-JRF)/INSPIRE in PHY/MTH/Electronics/Computer Science, or have NBHM scholarship. 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 is the 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.
    • Students with M.Sc./M.S. in Physics/Mathematics/Computer Science/Electronic Science or B.Tech./B.E./B.S. in EC/CS/EE/IN can be considered for admission into the PhD program of EECS Department if they have qualified GATE in EC/CS/EE/IN/PHY/MTH, or JEST in TCS/PHY, or UGC/CSIR(NET-JRF)/INSPIRE in PHY/MTH/Electronics/Computer Science or have NBHM scholarship. In order to be eligible for admission, these students should have a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject; if required, same conversion formula will be followed as listed above). National Level is exempt for those with B.Tech. from IITs or BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI more than 8.0 on a 10 point scale.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for PhD programme. However, if selected, admission to the PhD programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before joining the Institute.
  • Merely fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the interview.

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Minimum Qualification:
    • M.Sc./M.A./M.Phil. Degree or equivalent 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 the 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 (e.g., 4-point/8-point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula:
        CGPA/CPI on 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/grade sheet, will be considered. The conversion factor must be available in the transcript/grade sheet. Please enter percentage equivalent on the admission form.
    • Additionally, a National level examination like National Eligibility Test (NET)/ NET-LS/UGC-JRF, or any other recognized score in the relevant discipline is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.
    • Students whose results for National Eligibility Test (NET)/ NET-LS/UGC-JRF, or any other equivalent fellowship, are awaited can also apply with the date of attempt mentioned in the application. Such candidates may walk-in for the interview provided they have qualified in the examination for any of the above fellowships before the interview date and have been shortlisted.
    • A relaxation of 5% of marks will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.
    • Merely fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the interview.

Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for admission will be based on the performance of the applicants in the interviews.

After the last date, all applications will be screened and the list of candidates shortlisted for interviews will be available on Institute’s website and shortlisted candidates will be intimated by email only.

Fellowship

All selected candidates will be eligible to receive JRF fellowship as per the funding agency norms, in vogue.

Application Process

Candidates have to apply online.

Application Link

Biological SciencesClick here
Chemical EngineeringClick here
ChemistryClick here
Data Science and EngineeringClick here
Earth and Environmental SciencesClick here
Economic SciencesClick here
Electrical Engineering & Computer ScienceClick here
Humanities and Social SciencesClick here
PhysicsClick here
MathematicsClick here

IISER Bhopal PhD Admission Jan 2023 Results

Selected Candidates

Selected Candidates for PhD Programme

Data Science And EngineeringPDF
ChemistryPDF
Economic SciencesPDF

Shortlisted Candidates

List of Shortlisted Candidates for PhD Programme

Biological SciencesPDF
PhysicsPDF
ChemistryPDF
Chemical EngineeringPDF
Electrical Engg. & Computer SciencePDF
Earth and Environmental SciencesPDF
Economic SciencesPDF
Humanities and Social SciencesPDF
Data Science And EngineeringPDF

List of International candidate shortlisted for self funded PhD interview

Earth and Environmental SciencesPDF

Important Links

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IISER Bhopal PhD Admission Aug 2022

Important Dates for IISER Bhopal PhD Admission Aug 2022

EventDate
Date of Notification07 March, 2022
Last date for online application07 April, 2022
Last date for online application for Physics20 April, 2022

IISER Bhopal PhD Admission Aug 2022 Results

Selected Candidates

List of Selected Candidates for PhD Programme

Electrical Engineering & Computer SciencePDF
MathematicsPDF
ChemistryPDF
Data Science and EngineeringPDF
Chemical EngineeringPDF
Economic SciencesPDF
Humanities and Social SciencesPDF
Earth and Environmental SciencesPDF

Shortlisted Candidates

List of Candidates Shortlisted for PhD Written / Interviews

Biological SciencesPDF
PhysicsPDF
Economic SciencesPDF
MathematicsPDF
Humanities and Social SciencesPDF
Chemical EngineeringPDF
ChemistryPDF | Notice for the walk in interviews for JRF Awarded Candidates
Electrical Engineering & Computer SciencePDF
Earth and Environmental SciencesPDF
Data Science and EngineeringPDF

IISER Bhopal PhD Admission Jan 2022

Important Dates

EventDate
Date of Notification03 Oct 2021
Last date for online application01 Nov 2021

IISER Bhopal PhD Admission Jan 2022 Results

Selected Candidates

DepartmentShortlisted Candidates List
PhysicsClick Here
ChemistryClick Here
MathematicsClick Here
Biological SciencesClick Here
Earth and Environmental SciencesClick Here
Chemical EngineeringClick Here
Electrical Engineering & Computer ScienceClick Here
Humanities and Social SciencesClick Here
Data Science and EngineeringClick Here

Shortlisted Candidates

DepartmentShortlisted Candidates List
PhysicsClick Here
ChemistryClick Here
MathematicsClick Here
Biological SciencesClick Here
Earth and Environmental SciencesClick Here
Chemical EngineeringClick Here
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IISER Bhopal PhD Admission Aug 2021

Important Dates

Date of Notification07 March 2021
Last date for online application05 April 2021
Last date for online application for Earth and Environmental Sciences15 April 2021
Last date for online application for Physics07 May 2021

IISER Bhopal PhD Physics Admission 2021

Eligibility

M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with at least 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale in aggregate.

A relaxation of 5% of marks or equivalent grade will be allowed for candidates belonging to ST/SC/PD categories.

A valid GATE/ JEST/ CSIR-JRF/ UGC-JRF/ INSPIRE-PhD/ JGEEBILS or any other recognized score is mandatory.

National level examination is exempt for those with B.Tech. from IITs or BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI more than 8.0 on a 10 point scale.

Major Research Areas

Department of Physics offers research in the areas of:

  • Ultra-fast Optics
  • Experimental and Theoretical Soft Condensed Matter Physics
  • Experimental and Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics
  • Quantum Sensing and Metrology
  • Theoretical High Energy Physics – Astronomy, Cosmology, Nuclear Astrophysics, Particle physics, QCD, String theory

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List of Candidates Shortlisted for PhD Written/Interviews

Physics

List of Selected Candidates for PhD Programme

Physics

IISER Bhopal PhD Chemistry Admission 2021

Eligibility

M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with at least 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale in aggregate.

Mathematics in the 10+2 level is desirable. For an application to be considered in Physical Chemistry, Mathematics in the 10+2 level as well as in B.Sc. (undergraduate) is mandatory

A relaxation of 5% of marks or equivalent grade will be allowed for candidates belonging to ST/SC/PD categories.

A valid GATE/ CSIR-JRF/ UGC-JRF/ INSPIRE-PhD/ NET-LS/ Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship or any other recognized score is mandatory.

National level examination is exempt for those with B.Tech. from IITs or BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI more than 8.0 on a 10 point scale.

Major Research Areas

Research areas offered by Department of Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

Supramolecular Chemistry; Crystallography; Transition Metal Chemistry; Molecular Materials; Organometallic Chemistry; Bio-inorganic Chemistry.

Organic Chemistry

Synthetic Organic Chemistry; Natural Products; Organometallic Chemistry; Asymmetric Catalysis; Chemical Biology; Molecular Biology; Polymers; Biomaterials.

Physical Chemistry

Electrochemistry: supercapacitors and electrocatalysis; Bionanotechnology; Biophysics; Polymers; Functional Nanomaterials; Ultrafast Spectroscopy; Computational Materials Science and Computational Physical and Biophysical Chemistry.

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List of Candidates Shortlisted for PhD Written/Interviews

Chemistry

List of Selected Candidates for PhD Programme

Chemistry

IISER Bhopal PhD Mathematics Admission 2021

Eligibility

M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with at least 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale in aggregate.

A relaxation of 5% of marks or equivalent grade will be allowed for candidates belonging to ST/SC/PD categories.

A valid GATE/ CSIR-JRF/ UGC-JRF/ INSPIRE-PhD/ NBHM or any other recognized score is mandatory.

National level examination is exempt for those with B.Tech. from IITs or BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI more than 8.0 on a 10 point scale.

Major Research Areas

Research areas offered by Department of Mathematics

Algebraic Coding Theory, Algebraic Geometry, Algebraic K-Theory, Commutative Algebra, Dynamical Systems, Ergodic Theory, Group Theory, Harmonic Analysis, Low-dimensional / Geometric Topology, Number Theory, Numerical Analysis, Operator Algebras, Partial Differential Equations, Representation Theory, Riemannian Geometry.

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Mathematics List

List of Selected Candidates for PhD Programme

Mathematics List

IISER Bhopal PhD Biological Sciences Admission 2021

Eligibility

M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with at least 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale in aggregate.

Students with M.Sc./M.Tech. or equivalent degree in a branch of Physics, Chemistry, or Mathematics can also apply provided they have an aptitude for research in Biological Sciences

A relaxation of 5% of marks or equivalent grade will be allowed for candidates belonging to ST/SC/PD categories.

A valid GATE / CSIR-UGC-JRF / DBT-JRF (category I only) / ICMR-JRF (category A only) / CSIR-UGC-LS / Provisional letter of INSPIRE-JRF for PhD / Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship or any other recognized score is mandatory.

National level examination is exempt for those with B.Tech. from IITs or BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI more than 8.0 on a 10 point scale.

Major Research Areas

Research areas offered by Department of Biological Sciences

Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Immunology, Cancer Biology, Epigenetics, Chemical Biology, Virology, Behavioral Biology, Plant Cell and Developmental Biology, Metagenomics, Genomics, Computational Biology, Ecology, Evolution and Molecular Systematics.

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Biological Sciences

List of Selected Candidates for PhD Programme

Biological Sciences

IISER Bhopal PhD Earth and Environmental Sciences Admission 2021

Eligibility

Master’s (M.Sc.)/M.Tech or B.Tech-M.Tech integrated Degrees in any of the disciplines of Earth Science/ Geology/ Geophysics/ Atmospheric Science/ Oceanography/ Geoinformatics/ Remote Sensing/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Physics/Chemical, Environmental, Computer, Electronic and Communication, Wireless Communication and Networking, and Civil Engineering in aggregate.

Exceptionally brilliant students with B.Tech. In Chemical, Computer, Civil, Electronic and Communication, and Environmental Engineering with strong motivation towards Earth and Environmental Sciences, can also apply for PhD Programme.

For students with Master’s (M.Sc.) degree in Geology/ Earth Science/ Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Physics or Mathematics as a subject of study at B.Sc. level is preferable.

A relaxation of 5% of marks or equivalent grade will be allowed for candidates belonging to ST/SC/PD categories.

A valid GATE / CSIR-UGC-JRF / DBT-JRF (category I only) / ICMR-JRF (category A only) / CSIR-UGC-LS / Provisional letter of INSPIRE-JRF for PhD / Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship or any other recognized score is mandatory.

National level examination is exempt for those with B.Tech. from IITs or BS-MS from IISERs with CGPA/CPI more than 8.0 on a 10 point scale.

Major Research Areas

Research areas offered by Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Atmosphere and Climate Studies

  • Aerosols: Experimental analyses of physical and chemical properties, receptor and hybrid models for source apportionment, data analysis of remotely sensed aerosol products, and assessment of climate and health effects.
  • Climate Extremes, regional earth system modeling to address monsoon variability and change, Himalayan glacier modeling for mass-balance and area change study.
  • Greenhouse gas modeling, Carbon Cycle and Climate, Satellite-based GHG budgets, GHG measurement network design

Earth Surface Processes

  • Fluvial geomorphology, eco-geomorphology, impact of climate change on rivers, satellite image processing and data mining, hydrology of the paleochannels.
  • Impact of Climate Change in Hydrology, Floods and Droughts, Analysis of Weather Forecasts, River Engineering.
  • Chemical oceanography & limnology, aqueous biogeochemistry, paleo-reconstruction of environmental & hydro-climatic conditions, and provenance tracing using elemental/isotope tracers.
  • Geochemistry of groundwater contamination and mitigation measure; Geochemistry of mine waste rock; Geochemical processes at the water-sediment interface

Solid Earth

  • Active Tectonics, Structural Geology, Petroleum Geology.
  • Archaean Tectonics, Petrology-Geochronology, Precambrian crustal evolution of Indian Peninsula;
  • Petrology and Geochemistry of Magmatic Ores, Magmatic processes and tectonic styles in Precambrian Earth with special focus on greenstone belts.
  • Isotope geochemistry and geochronology in studies of crust-mantle evolution and petrogenesis.

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IISER Bhopal PhD Admission 2021

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IISER Bhopal PhD Admission Jan 2021

Important Dates

Date of Notification – 04 Oct 2020

Last Date for Application – 25 Oct 2020

IISER Bhopal PhD Admission Jan 2021 Results

List of Selected candidates for PhD Admission

List of candidates shortlisted for interview/written test

IISER Bhopal PhD Admission Aug 2020

IISER Bhopal PhD Physics Admission August 2020

Shortlisted Candidates

Shortlisted candidates for Round 3 – PhD Physics

Shortlisted candidates for Round 2 – PhD Physics

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