IISER Pune PhD Admission Aug 2022: Dates, Application Form, Results

IISER Pune PhD Admission Aug 2022 – IISER Pune invites application for PhD Program for the academic session starting from Aug 2022.

Get more details on IISER Pune PhD Admission Aug 2022 below here.

Department taking Admission for PhD at IISER Pune

Admission Procedure for August 2022 batch has been initiated for

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Data Science
  • Earth & Climate Science
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Eligibility Criteria

Students with a Master’s degree in Science / Mathematics or a four-year Bachelor degree with at least 60% marks (aggregate) or equivalent CGPA in aggregate  (55% or equivalent CGPA in aggregate for SC/ST and PD candidates) in relevant fields.

IISER Pune PhD Physics Admission Aug 2022

Minimum Eligibility

  • The candidate should have 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 PD candidates) in M.Sc. or B.Tech./B.E. 
  • Those students who are currently in the final year of the postgraduate programs are welcome to apply. If shortlisted after the final interviews, the final admission will be subject to the condition that the above criteria are met.

Additionally, the candidate MUST have qualified in any ONE of the following exams:

  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) with a score in CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF category. The score should be valid at the time of admission in August 2022.
  • Qualified GATE or JEST PhD Physics {The candidate should have a rank equal to 500 or better (or a rank of 625 or better for SC/ST/EWS/PD/OBC-NCL candidates)}. This rank should be valid at the time of admissions in August 2022.
  • INSPIRE-Ph.D. fellowship (The candidate should possess a provisional selection letter for PhD fellowship at the time of the personal interview).
  • Integrated BS-MS dual degree from any of the IISERs with CGPA greater than or equal to 8.0

Additional criteria well beyond the minimum eligibility criteria will be used for shortlisting the candidates to be called for the interview.

Important Dates

April 17, 2022Application opens
May 10, 2022Application Deadline
June 9-11, 2022Tentative Dates of Interviews
July 1, 2022Tentative Date of declaration of results of Interviews

Application for PhD Physics

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Shortlisted Candidates for PhD Physics

List of candidates shortlisted for PhD Interviews to be held from 9th – 11th June, 2022

List of candidates shortlisted for Interviews

Selected Candidates for PhD Physics

List of candidates selected/ waitlisted for PhD programme in Physics

IISER Pune PhD Mathematics Admission Aug 2022

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Students with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in 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 PD candidates) in any Master’s degree or B.E., B. Tech. in related branches satisfying the above criteria of marks can apply. 

Additionally, the candidate MUST satisfy any ONE of the following criteria:

  1. Appeared for NBHM PhD written exam 2022 and shortlisted for NBHM PhD interviews.
  2. Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) with valid* CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF in Mathematics or Computer Science and Applications.
  3. INSPIRE-PhD fellowship holders. (Should be in possession of Provisional Selection Letter at the time of Interview)
  4. Valid* GATE rank in Mathematics or Computer Science and Information Technology.
  5. Qualified for the Prime Minister Research Fellowship, and the fellowship should be valid*.
  6. Integrated BS-MS from any of the IISERs with a C.G.P.A more than or equal to 8 out of 10.

(*Validity: The scores/ranks MUST be valid at the time of admission.)   

For all the national eligibility examinations which provide a common rank / score, the cut-off rank / score for shortlisting for the Interviews for the reserved categories shall be lowered to 1.25 times the General category rank / score.

Important Dates

May 2, 2022Application opens
July 04, 2022Application Deadline
July 14-15, 2022Dates of Interviews

Application Form for PhD Mathematics

Click here to apply. (Please apply from May 2, 2022 onwards)

Shortlisted Candidates for PhD Mathematics

List of candidates shortlisted for online Interviews

IISER Pune PhD Biology Admission Aug 2022

Research Areas

Ecology and Evolution
Molecular Biology / Cell Biology / Biochemistry
Neurobiology
Plant Biology
Theoretical and Computational Biology

Minimum Eligibility

  • Masters’ (or B.E., B.Tech., M.Tech., MBBS) degree holders in any branch of science including physics, chemistry, mathematics, biological sciences, ecology and environmental sciences, biodiversity, psychology or equivalent. Applicants must have a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage and not just in majoring subject) or an equivalent CGPA in the general category or minimum 55% marks in aggregate (overall percentage and not just in majoring subject) or an equivalent CGPA in the SC/ST or PD category.
  • Students whose final results in Masters or equivalent are yet to be declared can also apply. However, if selected, the offer for these students will be provisional, subject to their fulfilling the above criteria.

Additionally, the candidate MUST have qualified in any ONE of the following exams:

  • Qualified a National Eligibility exam that provides a 5-year PhD fellowship such as CSIR-JRF / UGC-JRF / DBT-JRF-A / ICMR-JRF / DBT-BINC-JRF / Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship / Maulana Azad National Fellowship / National Fellowship for Scheduled Caste Students by CSIR-UGC / National Fellowship for Higher Education of ST Students / National Fellowship for OBC Candidates / National Fellowship for persons with disabilities (NFPWD). The fellowships must be valid on September 01, 2022.
  • Qualified JEST, or GPAT or NBHM with a valid score on September 01, 2022. In case, the exam does not mention a validity explicitly, the validity will be taken to be 3 years from the date of intimation of the result to the candidate.
  • INSPIRE-PhD fellowship (should be in possession of provisional selection letter at the time of Interview).
  • IISER BS-MS dual degree students with CGPA ≥ 8.0
  • Qualified GATE exams (GATE Life Sciences, GATE Chemistry, GATE Eco-Evo, GATE Biotechnology, GATE Mathematics). The GATE score must be valid on September 01, 2022.
  • Qualified JGEEBILS (IISER Pune will shortlist based on the ranks of the students).
  • For all the national eligibility examinations which provide a common rank / score, the cut-off rank / score for shortlisting for the Interviews for the reserved categories shall be lowered to 1.25 times the General category rank / score.

Important Dates

April 12, 2022Application opens
May 24, 2022
5:00 pm [Indian Standard Time]
Last Date to Apply
June 27- July 8, 2022Online Interviews

Application form for PhD Biology

Click here to apply.

List of candidates shortlisted for the second round of Interviews and important instructions can be found below:

List of candidates shortlisted for the first round of Interviews and important instructions can be found below:

Selected candidates for PhD programme in Biology

List of candidates selected for PhD programme in Biology

IISER Pune PhD Earth & Climate Science Admission Aug 2022

Research Areas

Research Area
Geochemistry
Geophysics
Glaciology

Minimum Eligibility

  • Students with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or equivalent C.G.P.A in aggregate on a 10-point scale (55% or equivalent CGPA in aggregate for SC, ST and PD candidates) in Master’s (or BS-MS) degree in Geology / Applied Geology / Geophysics / Physics / Mathematics / Atmosphere Science / Climate Science / Engineering, or related subjects. BE / B.Tech students may also apply.
  • The C.G.P.A cut-off for BE/B.Tech candidates are the same as above.
  • Candidates must have Physics or Chemistry, and Mathematics at their BSc or equivalent degree level.

Additionally, the candidate MUST have qualified in any ONE of the following exams:

  • National Eligibility Test (NET) with valid* CSIR-JRF / UGC-JRF or CSIR-LS / UGC-LS
  • INSPIRE-PhD fellowship (The candidate should be in possession of provisional selection letter at the time of the interview),
  • DAE-JEST or GATE with a valid* score.

*The score/rank MUST be valid at least until February 01, 2022.

OR

  • IISER BS-MS students with a major in one of the subjects mentioned above with CGPA >=8.0.

For all the national eligibility examinations which provide a common rank / score, the cut-off rank / score for shortlisting for the Interviews for the reserved categories shall be lowered to 1.25 times the General category rank / score.

Important Dates

April 18, 2022Application opens
May 08, 2022Last date for application submission
May 18-19, 2022 (09:30 am onwards)Tentative date of online Interview 

For application for PhD Earth & Climate Science

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Selected Candidates for PhD Earth & Climate Science

Shortlisted Candidates for PhD Earth & Climate Science

IISER Pune PhD Chemistry Admission Aug 2022

Research Areas

Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry Experimental and Spectroscopy
Theoretical and Computational Physical Chemistry

Minimum Eligibility

  • Minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in the majoring subject) or an equivalent C.G.P.A on 10-point scale (55% or an equivalent C.G.P.A in aggregate for SC, ST and Specially abled candidates PD/VH) in Masters’ Degree in any branch of Science: Chemistry / Physics / Mathematics / Biology or equivalent.  Candidates with Integrated BS-MS degree / B.E. / B. Tech. / B. Pharm. / ME / M. Tech. / M. Pharm. degree satisfying the above criteria of marks can also apply.

Additionally, the candidate MUST have qualified in any ONE of the following exams:

  • National Eligibility Test (NET) with VALID CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF
  • INSPIRE-PhD fellowship (Should be in possession of INSPIRE Fellowship Provisional Selection Letter at the time of Interview)
  • CSIR/UGC NET-LS or GATE

#Applicants with valid UGC/CSIR-JRF, NET-LS and GATE will be further screened based on the ranks/score for their eligibility set by the Institute/Department committee.

#Please note that the cut-off/ rank for the reserved category candidates is 1.25 times that of the unreserved category candidates.

OR

IISER BS-MS (All IISERs) Dual degree students with CGPA >= 8.0

Above scores/ranks/fellowships MUST be valid at least till December 2022.

Important Dates

April 12, 2022Application form opens
May 10, 2022Last date for application submission
June 22-25, 2022Tentative Dates of Interview

For application for PhD Chemistry

Click Here

Selected Candidates

List of candidates selected/ waitlisted for PhD Programme in Chemistry

Shortlisted Candidates

List of candidates shortlisted for online interview and important information

IISER Pune PhD Data Science Admission Aug 2022

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum 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 Specially abled candidates PD/VH) in Master’s degree or a four-year Bachelor’s Degree like B.E., B.Tech, or equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or related branches.

And

In addition to the above, the candidate must have at least one of the following qualifications:

  • Qualified a national eligibility exam such as CSIR-JRF, UGC-JRF, DBT-JRF-A, DBT-BINC-JRF, JEST, NBHM, GATE, JGEEBILS, etc. The corresponding score/selection/award letter must be valid for the August 2022 session.
  • INSPIRE-PhD fellowship (should be in possession of provisional selection letter at the time of Interview).
  • An integrated BS-MS dual degree from any of the IISERs with CGPA ≥ 8.0

Important Dates

April 14, 2022Application opens
May 8, 2022 5:00 pm [IST]Application Deadline
May 26-27, 2022Dates of online Interviews

For application for PhD Data Science

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Selected Candidates for PhD Data Science

List of candidates selected for programme

Shortlisted Candidates for PhD Data Science

List of candidates shortlisted for online interviews

IISER Pune PhD Humanities & Social Sciences Admission Aug 2022

Research Areas

History of Ideas, Modern Indian Political Thought, Gandhian Studies, Gender and Indian Politics, Social Movements and Indian Politics, multidimensional poverty and inequality, water management and livelihoods in agrarian and peri-urban areas Environmental Sociology, Political Ecology, Social Transformation, Urbanization, Sociology of Climate Change, Disaster and Development, Environmental Justice, Gender Studies, Sanskrit, Experiential Learning, History of Architecture, History of Art, Archaeology, History of Astronomy, Material Culture, Epigraphy, Political Theory, Political Philosophy.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should have a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate and not only in the majoring subject or an equivalent C.G.P.A on a 10-point scale (55% or equivalent C.G.P.A in aggregate for SC, ST and PD candidates) in their Master’s (MA/MSc/MPhil/BS-MS) Degree, in one or more than one subject which includes Sciences, Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Heritage Studies, Economics, English, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Sanskrit, Sociology, the Fine arts, and allied disciplines.
  • Applicants from Architecture, Engineering/ Technology, and Medicine are eligible after a Bachelor’s degree (minimum four years).

Additionally, the candidate MUST have qualified in any ONE of the following exams with any science or humanities/social sciences subject:

  • National Eligibility Test (NET) with valid* CSIR-JRF / UGC-JRF
  • CSIR-UGC NET-LS (from examinations conducted during the years 2020 and 2021)
  • NBHM/GATE with a valid* score (*The score/rank MUST be valid at least till August 31, 2022.)

OR

  • IISER BS-MS (All IISERs) students with a major in one of the subjects mentioned above with CGPA >= 8.0

Candidates in the final year of the qualifying degree are also eligible to apply. However, their final selection is subject to their successful completion of the qualifying degree with the above-mentioned requirements at the time of admission.

Important Dates

25 April 2022Application form opens
May 15, 2022Last date for application submission
Last week of June 2022 or the first week of July 2022Tentative Dates of Interview

Shortlisted Candidates for Humanities and Social Sciences – August 2022 

List of candidates shortlisted for Interviews and Important Instructions

IISER Pune PhD Admission Aug 2022 Application Process

  • Only online applications will be accepted.
  • The candidates must carefully fill and submit the online application form on or before the specified date.
  • After the last date, all applications will be screened and candidates selected for interviews will be intimated by email.

Please Note:

  • All communication with candidates will be by email only.
  • Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
  • Selection will be based on interviews of the short-listed candidates.
  • Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC/ST and PD applicants will be as per Government of India norms.

IISER Pune PhD Admission Aug 2022 Selection Process

The respective departments may use additional criteria (based on academic performance and/or performance in the national level tests) in order to shortlist candidates for interviews depending on the number of applications received.

Interview
Final selection to the program will be based on performance of the shortlisted candidates in a personal interview will be conducted.

For more details visit – IISER Pune Website


Previous Admissions

IISER Pune PhD Admission Jan 2022

Department taking Admission for PhD at IISER Pune for Jan 2022

Admission Procedure for January 2022 batch has been initiated for

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Data Science
  • Earth & Climate Science
  • Physics
  • Mathematics

Departments not conducting admissions for the January 2022

  • Humanities & Social Sciences

IISER Pune PhD Admission Jan 2022 Results

Selected Candidates

PhD Programme in Biology – January 2022 

Final list of selected candidates for PhD Admissions in Biology

Download Final list

PhD Programme in Chemistry – January 2022 

Candidates selected for the Ph.D. Programme (Chemistry) January 2022 session

The list of candidates selected for the Ph.D. programme (Chemistry) commencing from January 2022.

PhD Programme in Data Science – January 2022 

” No suitable candidates found in this round of Interviews”

PhD Programme in Earth and Climate Science – January 2022 

Candidates selected for the Ph.D. Programme (Earth and Climate Science) January 2022 session

The list of candidates selected for the Ph.D. Programme (Earth and Climate Science) commencing from January 2022.

PhD Programme in Mathematics – January 2022

Candidates selected for the Ph.D. programme (Mathematics) January 2022 session

The list of candidates selected for the Ph.D. programme (Mathematics) commencing from January 2022.

PhD Programme in Physics for the January 2022 Batch

Candidates selected for the Ph.D. programme (Physics) January 2022 session

Available Shortly

Shortlisted Candidates

PhD Programme in Biology – January 2022 

Candidates Shortlisted for First Round of PhD Interviews

The interview dates are as follows:

  • Ecology and Evolution: November 8-10, 2021
  • Theoretical and Computational Biology: November 11-14, 2021
  • Molecular Biology / Cell Biology /Biochemistry: November 15-20, 2021
  • Neurobiology: November 8-10, 2021

Interview schedule has been mailed to the shortlisted candidates.

Format for Recommendation Letter

PhD Programme in Chemistry – January 2022

List of Candidates Shortlisted for PhD Interviews

  • Please note that the shortlisted candidates will be intimated ONLY by e-mail listed in the application.
  • Shortlisted candidates are requested to follow the instructions sent to their e-mail IDs.
  • For any further details, contact  [email protected]
PhD Programme in Data Science – January 2022 

Candidates Shortlisted for PhD Interviews

List of candidates shortlisted for PhD Interviews

PhD Programme in Earth and Climate Science – January 2022 

Candidates Shortlisted for PhD Interviews

List of candidates shortlisted for PhD Interviews

PhD Programme in Mathematics – January 2022

Candidates Shortlisted for PhD Interviews

List of candidates shortlisted for PhD Interviews

PhD Programme in Physics for the January 2022 Batch

Candidates Shortlisted for PhD Interviews

List of candidates shortlisted for PhD Interviews

Please note that the shortlisted candidates will be intimated ONLY by e-mail. (listed in the application).
For any further details, contact [email protected]

Eligibility Criteria

Students with a Master’s degree in Science / Mathematics or a four-year Bachelor degree with at least 60% marks (aggregate) or equivalent CGPA in aggregate  (55% or equivalent CGPA in aggregate for SC/ST and PD candidates) in relevant fields.

Department Wise Eligibility Criteria and Important Dates

Physics

Research Areas

  • Condensed matter (experiment and theory)
  • Soft matter experiment
  • Quantum computing and cold atoms
  • Astronomy
  • High energy physics and string theory

Minimum Eligibility

  • The candidate should have 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 PD candidates) in M.Sc. or B.Tech./B.E. 
  • Those students who are currently in the final year of the postgraduate programs are welcome to apply. If shortlisted after the final interviews, the final admission will be subject to the condition that the above criteria are met.

Additionally, the candidate MUST have qualified in any ONE of the following exams:

  • Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) with valid CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF score, or GATE score. The candidate should have a rank upto 500 (including 500) (600 for reserved category candidates) in GATE (Physics). The score/rank should be valid at the time of the interview in June.
  • INSPIRE-Ph.D. fellowship (should preferably possess provisional selection letter for Ph.D. fellowship at the time of personal interview)
  • Integrated BS-MS dual degree from any of the IISERs with CGPA greater than or equal to 7.0.

Additional criteria well beyond the minimum eligibility criteria will be used for shortlisting the candidates to be called for the interview.

Important Dates

October 19, 2021Application open
November 10, 2021Application Deadline
November 22-27, 2021Tentative Date of Interviews

Mathematics

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Students with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in 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 PD candidates) in any Master’s degree or B.E., B. Tech. in related branches satisfying the above criteria of marks can apply. 

Additionally, the candidate MUST satisfy any ONE of the following criteria:

  1. Appeared for NBHM PhD written exam held on August 18, 2021 and shortlisted for NBHM PhD interviews.
  2. Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) with valid* CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF in Mathematics or Computer Science and Applications.
  3. INSPIRE-PhD fellowship holders. (Should be in possession of Provisional Selection Letter at the time of Interview)
  4. Valid* GATE rank in Mathematics or Computer Science and Information Technology.
  5. Qualified for the Prime Minister Research Fellowship, and the fellowship should be valid*.
  6. Integrated BS-MS from any of the IISERs with a C.G.P.A more than or equal to 8 out of 10.

(*Validity: The scores/ranks MUST be valid at the time of admission.)   For all the national eligibility examinations which provide a common rank / score, the cut-off rank / score for shortlisting for the Interviews for the reserved categories shall be lowered to 1.25 times the General category rank / score.

Important Dates

September 30, 2021Application open
October 22, 2021Application Deadline
To be announcedDate of Interviews (online / in person, to be decided)

Biology

Research Areas

Ecology and Evolution
Molecular Biology / Cell Biology / Biochemistry
Neurobiology
Theoretical and Computational Biology

Minimum Eligibility

  • Masters’ (or B.E., B.Tech., M.Tech., MBBS) degree holders in any branch of science including physics, chemistry, mathematics, biological sciences, ecology and environmental sciences, biodiversity, psychology or equivalent. Applicants must have a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage and not just in majoring subject) or an equivalent CGPA in the general category or minimum 55% marks in aggregate (overall percentage and not just in majoring subject) or an equivalent CGPA in the SC/ST or PD category.
  • Students whose final results in Masters or equivalent are yet to be declared can also apply. However, if selected, the offer for these students will be provisional, subject to their fulfilling the above criteria.

Additionally, the candidate MUST have qualified in any ONE of the following exams:

  • Qualified a National Eligibility exam that provides a 5-year PhD fellowship such as CSIR-JRF / UGC-JRF / DBT-JRF-A / ICMR-JRF / DBT-BINC-JRF / Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship / Maulana Azad National Fellowship / National Fellowship for Scheduled Caste Students by CSIR-UGC / National Fellowship for Higher Education of ST Students / National Fellowship for OBC Candidates / National Fellowship for persons with disabilities (NFPWD). The fellowships must be valid on February 01, 2022.
  • Qualified JEST* or GPAT or NBHM in last two years.
  • INSPIRE-PhD fellowship (should be in possession of provisional selection letter at the time of Interview).
  • IISER BS-MS dual degree students with CGPA ≥ 8.0
  • Qualified GATE exams (GATE Life Sciences, GATE Chemistry, GATE Eco-Evo, GATE Biotechnology, GATE Mathematics) in. The GATE score must be valid on February 01, 2022.
  • Qualified JGEBILS (IISER Pune will shortlist based on the ranks of the students).
  • For all the national eligibility examinations which provide a common rank / score, the cut-off rank / score for shortlisting for the Interviews for the reserved categories shall be lowered to 1.25 times the General category rank / score.

Important Dates

Last Date to Apply: 5 PM October 21, 2021
Online Interview: November 8-20, 2021

Earth & Climate Science

Research Areas

Research AreaNumber of Positions
Geochemistry1
Geophysics1
Glaciology1

Minimum Eligibility

  • Students with minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or CGPA 6 out of 10 point scale (55% or equivalent CGPA in aggregate for SC, ST and PD candidates) in Master’s (or BS-MS) degree in Geology / Applied Geology / Geophysics / Physics / Mathematics / Atmosphere science / Climate Science / Engineering, or related subjects. BE / B.Tech students may also apply.
  • The C.G.P.A cut-off for BE/B.Tech candidates are the same as above.
  • Candidates must have Physics and Mathematics at their BSc or equivalent degree level.

Additionally, the candidate MUST have qualified in any ONE of the following exams:

  • National Eligibility Test (NET) with valid CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF or CSIR-LS/UGC-LS
  • INSPIRE-Ph.D. fellowship
  • DAE-JEST or GATE with a valid* score.

*The score/rank MUST be valid at least until February 01, 2022.

OR

  • IISER BS-MS students with a major in one of the subjects mentioned above with CGPA >=8.0.

For all the national eligibility examinations which provide a common rank / score, the cut-off rank / score for shortlisting for the Interviews for the reserved categories shall be lowered to 1.25 times the General category rank / score.

Important Dates

September 2021Application opens
October 25, 2021Last date for Application submission
Second half of November 2021Tentative dates of Interview

Chemistry

Research Areas

Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Physical Chemistry Experimental and Spectroscopy
Theoretical and Computational Physical Chemistry

Minimum Eligibility

  • Minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in the majoring subject) or an equivalent C.G.P.A on 10-point scale (55% or an equivalent C.G.P.A in aggregate for SC/ST and Specially abled candidates PD/VH) in Masters’ Degree in any branch of Science: Chemistry / Physics / Mathematics / Biology or equivalent.  Candidates with Integrated BS-MS degree / B.E. / B. Tech. / B. Pharm. / ME / M. Tech. / M. Pharm. degree satisfying the above criteria of marks can also apply.

Additionally, the candidate MUST have qualified in any ONE of the following exams:

  • National Eligibility Test (NET) with VALID CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF
  • INSPIRE-PhD fellowship
    (Should be in possession of INSPIRE Fellowship Provisional Selection Letter at the time of Interview)
  • CSIR/UGC NET-LS or GATE

#Applicants with valid UGC/CSIR-JRF, NET-LS and GATE will be further screened based on the ranks/score for their eligibility set by the Institute/Department committee.

#For all the national eligibility examinations which provide a common rank / score, the cut-off rank / score for shortlisting for the Interviews for the reserved categories shall be lowered to 1.25 times the General category rank / score.

OR

IISER BS-MS (All IISERs) Dual degree students with CGPA >= 8.0

Above scores/ranks/fellowships MUST be valid at least till February 2022.

Important Dates

October 2021Application form opens
October 19, 2021Last date for application submission
November 16-18, 2021Dates of Interview

Data Science

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in the majoring subject) or an equivalent C.G.P.A on 10-point scale (55% or an equivalent C.G.P.A in aggregate for SC/ST and Specially abled candidates PD/VH) in Master’s degree or Integrated M.Sc., BS-MS, B.E., B. Tech, or equivalent in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, or related branches.

And

In addition to the above criteria, the candidate MUST have qualified a national examination such as CSIR/UGC-JRF, CSIR/UGC-NET / GATE / JEST/  NBHM / JGEEBILS, etc. This must be supported with a corresponding valid score* / selection letter, applicable for the January 2022 PhD enrolment.

*Above scores/ranks MUST be valid at least until 1 February 2022.

For all the national eligibility examinations which provide a common rank / score, the cut-off rank / score for shortlisting for the Interviews for the reserved categories shall be lowered to 1.25 times the General category rank / score.

Important Dates

October 2021Application open
October 30, 2021Application Deadline
November 17-18, 2021Tentative Date of Interviews (online / in-person, to be decided)

Humanities & Social Sciences

Department will not be conducting admissions for the January 2022 batch.


IISER Pune PhD Admission Aug 2021

Department Wise Important Dates and Results

Physics

Important Dates

  • Last date for applying: May 31, 2021 
  • Dates of Interview: July 5-9, 2021

Shortlisted Candidates

Candidates shortlisted for interviews

Selected Candidates

Candidates selected for admission to the PhD programme

Mathematics

Important Dates

  • Application opens: May 3, 2021
  • Last date for applying: May 31, 2021 

Selected Candidates

Candidates selected for admission to the PhD programme

Biology

Important Dates

Forms open: April 20 – May 31, 2021 (5:00 pm)
PhD Interviews: June 28 to July 10, 2021

Shortlisted Candidates

Lists of candidates shortlisted for first round of interviews (online):

Selected Candidates

LIST OF CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR ADMISSION TO THE PhD PROGRAM IN BIOLOGY (2021)

Earth & Climate Science

Last date for submission of online application: April 30, 2021

Dates of Interview: May 28-29, 2021

Selected Candidates

Candidates selected for admission to the PhD programme in Geophysics

Candidates selected for admission to the PhD programme in Climate Science

Candidates selected for admission to the PhD programme in Geology

Chemistry

Important Dates

Date of opening of online application form: to be announced

Last date for Application submission: to be announced

Tentative Dates of Interview: June 9, 2021 onwards

Selected Candidates

Candidates selected for admission to the PhD programme

Humanities & Social Sciences

Important Dates

  • Starting date of application : June 1, 2021
  • Application ends on: June 20, 2021
  • Tentative Date of Interviews: July 8-9, 2021

Shortlisted Candidates

Candidates shortlisted for interviews

IISER Pune PhD Admission Jan 2021

Selected Candidates for IISER Pune PhD Admission Jan 2021

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IISER Pune PhD Physics Admission Jan 2021

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have at least 60% marks in aggregate or CGPA 6 out of a 10 point scale (for SC/ST and PD candidates 55% or equivalent CGPA in aggregate) in Master’s degree in physics or a B.Tech /B.E in Engineering Physics, Material Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science.
  • The Applicant MUST have qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) with valid UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF score or GATE score valid on the date of start of the PhD Programme.

Research areas for Physics for Jan 2021 Admissions

  • Nonlinear dynamics and chaos
  • Quantum computing, sensing and metrology
  • Condensed matter physics
  • Physics of soft and living matter (experimental)

Important Dates For Physics

Last date for Application SubmissionDecember 1, 2020
List of candidates shortlisted for interview will be announced onDecember 10, 2020
Dates of personal interview (online over skype/zoom)December 14th to 20th

Selected Candidates

List of Selected Applicants for the Offered Position PhD in Physical Sciences (Spring 2021)

Sl. No.Application NoName
1257075Gopal Mistry
2257096Jyoti Prakash
3257158Anupama
4257265Kanav Sharma
5257307Poulami Ghosh
6257371Anwesha Panda
7257388Khursid Alam
8257406Tapesh Gautam
9257480Medha Roy Choudhury
10257714Dinesh Kumar Panda
11257927Md Aquib Molla
12258073Joyanta Sonowal
13258084Vaishali

List of Selected Applicants for the Waiting List

Sl. No.Application NoName
1257129Sanjeev Kumar Thakur
2257355Abhisek Panda
3257815Sujay Das

Selected List

Waiting List

Shortlisted Candidates

Candidates shortlisted for Round 1 of interview

Dates of personal interview (online over skype/zoom): December 14-20, 2020

IISER Pune PhD Physics Admission Aug 2020

Candidates selected/waitlisted for admission to the PhD Physics programme