IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Admissions 2021: Dates, Results

IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Admissions

IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Admissions 2021 – Indian Institute of Science Education Research (IISER) Kolkata invites applications for Integrated PhD admission for the academic session 2021-22 (Autumn Semester).

Check more details on IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Admissions 2021 like application form, eligibility criteria, application procedure etc. below here.

Latest – List of selected candidates declared for various departments (Check Below)

Integrated PhD Program Offered

  • Physical Sciences
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Earth Sciences

This programme comprises of two years of Masters-level coursework followed by four years of dedicated research towards PhD. There is no provision of exiting the program with a Masters degree.

IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Admissions 2021 Important Dates

Application portal opens01 April 2021
Application portal closes14 May 2021
Application portal closes (Physical Sciences)15 June 2021
Publication of Shortlist for Interview / Written Screening17 May 2021

IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Physical Sciences Admissions 2021

Important Note to Integrated PhD Physical Sciences applicants

  • In view of the delay with the JEST and the final exams of Bachelor’s degree programs at various places, a short online aptitude test will be conducted on 18 June 2021, Friday for all eligible candidates.
  • Also note that the IPhD portal will be closing on June 15th and the interested eligible candidates should apply well within the deadline.

Tentative Dates for Physical Sciences

Online aptitude test18 June 2021
Physical Sciences Interview (Online)21-22 June 2021
Physical Sciences Publication of interview resultswill be announced later
Physical Sciences Preregistration portal openswill be announced later
Physical Sciences IPhD Registrationwill be announced later

IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Biological Sciences Admissions 2021

Tentative Dates for Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences Online written screening test24 May 2021
Biological Sciences Publication of screening test result26 May 2021
Biological Sciences Interview (online)27 and 28 May 2021
Biological Sciences Publication of interview results07 June 2021
Biological Sciences Preregistration portal opens08 June 2021
Biological Sciences IPhD Registration28 July 2021

IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Chemical Sciences Admissions 2021

Tentative Dates for Chemical Sciences

Chemical Sciences Interview (Online)20 and 21 May 2021
Chemical Sciences Publication of interview results7 June 2021
Chemical Sciences Preregistration portal opens8 June 2021
Chemical Sciences IPhD Registration28 July 2021

IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Earth Sciences Admissions 2021

Tentative Dates for Earth Sciences

Earth Sciences Interview (Online)24 and 25 May 2021
Earth Sciences Publication of interview results07 June 2021
Earth Sciences Preregistration portal opens08 June 2021
Earth Sciences IPhD Registration28 July 2021

Eligibility Criteria for IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Admissions 2021

  • Students with a B.Sc./ B.Tech./ B.E./M.B.B.S. or an equivalent degree from any recognized University/Institute/College can apply for the Integrated PhD Programme in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences and Physical Sciences.
  • Final year students can also apply on the condition that they will satisfy the eligibility criteria.

Minimum Qualifying marks

  • Candidates need to secure at least 60% marks/equivalent grades in Honours/Major (if applicable), or 60% marks/equivalent grades in Aggregate (if Honours/Major is not applicable).
  • Those who are appearing in the final examination of their degree course can also apply; for them, the eligibility marks are 60% based on the marks obtained in the undergraduate examinations held till the date of submission of the application form.

Subject combination at Undergraduate level

Students applying for the Integrated PhD Programme are required to have the following subject(s) in the undergraduate courses

Integrated-PhD ProgrammeMajor SubjectsSupporting Subjects
Physical SciencesPhysicsMathematics
Biological SciencesAny branch of Biological Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Medical SciencesChemistry at undergraduate level, and Mathematics in plus II or a course in mathematics AND/OR statistics at undergraduate level
Chemical SciencesChemistryPhysics and Mathematics
Earth Sciencesa. Any branch of Earth Sciences/Environmental Science/Environmental Engineering
b. Students with major in Chemistry may apply if they are interested in research in Environmental Science
c. Students with major in Physics may apply if interested in research in Computational Mineralogy
Physics/Chemistry and Mathematics

Who can apply

Applicants who have qualified in the following nationwide aptitude tests in the year 2021 only can apply –

For Physical SciencesJAM (Physics)/JEST (Physics)
For Biological SciencesJAM (Biotechnology) / JGEEBILS
For Chemical SciencesJAM (Chemistry)
For Earth Sciences(a) JAM (Geology) OR (b) JAM Chemistry for research in Environmental Science OR (c) JAM Physics for research in Computational Mineralogy

IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Admissions 2021 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online on the IISER Kolkata website.
  • Take a print as the hard copy of the application.
  • Separate applications need to be filled for each department In case a candidate is applying to multiple departments.

Selection procedure

  • Candidates will be shortlisted after scrutinize all the applications
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.
  • Email addresses of two teachers will be sought from shortlisted candidates. These must be teachers who have taught courses and would be able to evaluate the student as a potential research worker.
  • For students applying to the Department of Biological Sciences, an online written screening test will be conducted and only shortlisted students will be called for the interviews.

IISER Kolkata Integrated PhD Admissions 2021 Results

Selected Candidates

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Chemical SciencesClick Here
Earth SciencesClick HereClick Here
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Shortlisted Candidates

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Earth SciencesClick Here
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