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

IISER TVM PhD Admission

IISER TVM PhD Admission Aug 2022- Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram invites applications for admission to the PhD Programmes for the academic session commencing in Aug 2022 (Varsha 2022 semester).

Check more details on IISER TVM PhD Admission Aug 2022 here on this page below.

Latest – List of shortlisted candidates for various departments is available now

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PhD offering Schools

  • Schools of Biological Sciences
  • Schools of Chemical Sciences
  • Schools of Physical Sciences
  • Schools of Mathematical Sciences

Research Areas

Biological Sciences

  • Bioinformatics
  • Immune cell biology and autophagy
  • Behavioral ecology and Plant-animal interactions
  • Structural Molecular Biology
  • Genome Stability
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Stem cells and development
  • Chronobiology
  • Molecular Virology
  • Mammalian cell division and signaling
  • Neurodegenerative disease biology
  • Infection and immunity

Chemical Sciences

  • Photophysics of Quantum dots/Plasmonic systems, Chiroptical nanostructures
  • Photophysics of Organic/Bioorganic Systems, Physical Organic Chemistry
  • Ultrafast Spectroscopy, Excited-State Structural Dynamics
  • Electrocatalysis for Energy Conversion
  • Theoretical Chemistry, Computational Materials Science
  • Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
  • Theoretical Chemistry and Soft matter Biological physics
  • Coordination and Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Main Group Chemistry and Homogeneous Catalysis
  • Materials Chemistry, Gas-separation, Electrochemical-Energy Storage
  • Supramolecular Chemistry, Soft Matter, Biomaterials
  • Supramolecular chemistry, DNA nanotechnology, cancer therapy
  • Macrocyclic Chemistry, Near-IR Dyes, Pi-Conjugated Materials
  • Host-Guest Chemistry, Molecular Switches and Machines
  • Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Biodegradation of Nanomaterials, Antimicrobial Coatings
  • Biomolecular Electronics and Solid-state Nanofabricated Devices
  • New Catalytic Strategies in Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Sustainable Organic Synthesis: Metal Catalysis, Photocatalysis and Metal-Free Reactions
  • Development of Synthetic Methods for Organic Synthesis, Asymmetric Catalysis
  • Asymmetric Catalysis and Cross-Coupling Reactions
  • Asymmetric Total synthesis, Medicinal chemistry

Mathematical Sciences

  • Analysis: Linear Algebra, Matrix Analysis, Harmonic Analysis, Sampling and reconstruction, Duality Principle, Complex Dynamics, Ergodic Theory,  Analysis on Symbolic Spaces
  • Applied Analysis: Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, Fluid Flow Problems
  • Computational Mathematics: Hyperbolic Systems of Conservation Laws, Asymptotic Preserving Schemes, Genuinely Multidimensional Numerical Schemes, Nonlinear Waves and Shock waves, Cancer Research, Financial Engineering, Inverse Problems, Data Science and Machine Learning, Numerical Functional Analysis, Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, Optimal Control of PDEs, Computational biology and high performance computing(HPC), Computational fluid dynamics, Analysis, Modelling and Simulation of Multiscale Problems.

Physical Sciences

  • Experimental Physics
    • (*)Development of Light Sheet Microscopy (LSM) or Selective Plane Illumination Microscopy (SPIM) imaging system; Development of photacoustic imaging (PAI) system, both microscopy and tomography
    • (*)On-chip Nano Devices for Energy Storage and Conversion
    • Terahertz Spectroscopy of Condensed Matter Systems
    • Synaptic Memristor and Memtransistor Design
    • Physics of semiconductor devices (solar cells, light emitting diodes, transistors, memory, bioelectronic) based on quantum/Organic/perovskite/2D materials
    • (*)Semiconductor qubits, Quantum electrical sensing,
    • Quantum-transport
    • (*)2D materials for thermoelectric transport studies and devices
    • (*)Oxide memristors for next generation non-volatile memory for Neuromorphic Computing
    • Hydrogen sensing and storage
    • Advanced semiconductor devices for power / energy conversion
    • Nonlinear optics, frequency combs, microwave photonics
    • Optoelectronics of Conducting Oxides
  • Theoretical Physics
    • Nonlinear Dynamics: Emerging, Phenomena in Complex Networks, Delay effects
    • Condensed Matter Theory: Machine Learning many body wavefunctions, Unconventional Superconductivity, Topological phases of matter
    • Quantum information theory

IISER TVM PhD Admission Aug 2022 Eligibility Criteria

General Eligibility Criteria

  1. Master’s degree in relevant areas with 6.5 CGPA in 10-point scale (or first class equivalent) or first class as declared by the respective University.
  2. The candidate must have qualified either of the following examinations: CSIR-UGC, UGC-NET JRF and GATE or other relevant national-level examinations with validity as on 01 Aug 2022.
  3. Students having BS-MS from any of the IISERs with at least 8 CGPA on a 10 point scale are exempted from national level eligibility test.

Subject Wise Eligibility Criteria

SCHOOLRELEVANT AREASELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
Biological SciencesBiological Sciences/Chemical Sciences/Physical Sciences/Mathematics/ Bioinformatics/Agricultural Sciences/Veterinary Sciences or a Bachelor Degree in Medicine (MBBS).(General Eligibility 1 AND General Eligibility 2)ORGeneral Eligibility 3ORDBT-JRF(Category I)*/ ICMR-JRF*/ GATE** (EY, XL, BT only) /JGEEBILS (GS-2022)*** are also eligible to apply.* Only candidates whose ranks make them eligible to avail Category 1 DBT-Junior Research Fellowships tenable at any university/institution in India. Fellowships restricted to join DBT or ICMR sponsored projects are not eligible.** GATE (EY) qualified candidates will be considered only for Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour. GATE (XL) or GATE (BT) qualified candidates will be considered only for Bioinformatics.*** Candidates may be further shortlisted by IISER TVM Ph. D. applications shortlisting committee based on the marks/score.
Chemical SciencesChemical Sciences(General Eligibility 1 AND General Eligibility 2)ORGeneral Eligibility 3
Mathematical SciencesMathematics/Statistics/Engineering/ relevant area of science(General Eligibility 1 AND General Eligibility 2)ORGeneral Eligibility 3
Physical SciencesPhysical Sciences/Material Science/ Engineering areas closely related to the research areas of School of Physics, IISER TVM(General Eligibility 1 AND General Eligibility 2)ORGeneral Eligibility 3ORJEST 2022 (Physics)For the * marked research areas listed below BE/BTech candidates are eligible to apply.

IISER TVM PhD Admission Aug 2022 Schedule

Important Dates

EventDates
Online application portal opened from29 April 2022
Last date for receipt of online applications21 May 2022

Tentative Interview Dates

Biological Sciences1st Round 1 June 2022,
2nd Round 6-7 June 2022
Chemical Sciences23-24 June 2022 
Mathematical Sciences9-10 June 2022
Physical Sciences27-28 June 2022
Mode of examinationSee the School wise selection procedure

IISER TVM PhD Admission Aug 2022 Application Procedure

  • Applicants should complete the online application.
  • Only complete applications in all respects would be considered.
  • Candidates should provide Name/Affiliation/Contact number and Email addresses of two referees in the application form.
  • Applicants will receive an acknowledgment email with a unique application number on submission of the online application form.

Application Fees

  • General/OBC Candidates: Rs. 500/-
  • SC/ST/PH Candidates: Rs. 250/-

IISER TVM PhD Admission Aug 2022 Selection Process

SCHOOLSELECTION PROCEDURE
Biological SciencesIt is mandatory for all the candidates to submit a short research proposal of 300-400 words, which should clearly state a research problem the candidate find interesting to address and the approach you will take to solve the problem. While applying online, please upload this proposal under the section “Statement of Purpose”. Please note: the proposal does not need to be related to the research ongoing at the School of Biology, IISER TVM. The proposal will be used to evaluate your scientific aptitude and will be a major criterion for short-listing candidates for the interview. Your application will be treated as incomplete if you do not submit the short research proposal.Short-listed candidates will have to appear for online interviews conducted by IISER TVM. There will be two rounds of interviews, conducted over a few days. In case of a high turnout of candidates, an entrance test may be conducted (based on Master’s level Biology questions for 70% marks and 12th level Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry questions-together 30%) on the first day of interviews. The final selection of candidates will solely be based on the performance during the interviews.
Chemical SciencesMarks based shortlisting, and two rounds of interviews , which will be conducted in hybrid mode at IISER TVM.
Mathematical SciencesApplicants satisfying the above eligibility criteria will be subject to further shortlisting, and the shortlisted candidates will be called for online interviews. The selection will be based on the performance during the interview.
Physical SciencesDuring the application process a candidate will be asked to enter one of the choices among
1) Theoretical,
2) Experimental,
3) Both Theoretical and Experimental.
The shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interviews which will be conducted in hybrid mode at IISER TVM.

IISER TVM PhD Admission Aug 2022 Results

Shortlisted Candidates 

List of Candidates shortlisted for the Interview for Ph.D. programme starting August 2022

SubjectShortlisted Candidates
Biological SciencesList, 2nd round
Chemical SciencesList
Mathematical SciencesList
Physical SciencesList

Selected Candidates

SubjectShortlisted Candidates
Biological SciencesList (Will be published shortly)
Chemical SciencesList (Will be published shortly)
Mathematical SciencesList (Will be published shortly)
Physical SciencesList (Will be published shortly)

Important Links

Notification & Application FormClick Here
IISER TVM WebsiteClick Here

Previous Admissions

IISER TVM PhD Admission Jan 2022

PhD offering Schools

  • Schools of Biological Sciences
  • Schools of Chemical Sciences
  • Schools of Physical Sciences
  • Schools of Mathematical Sciences

For Jan 2022

IISER TVM invites application for PhD Admission in Schools of Biological and Chemical Sciences for the session starting from January 2022, i.e., Vasant 2022 semester.

IISER TVM PhD Admission Jan 2022 Selection Procedure

Biological Sciences

It is mandatory for all the candidates to submit a short research proposal of 300-400 words, which should clearly state a research problem the candidate find interesting to address and the approach you will take to solve the problem. While applying online, please upload this proposal under the section “Statement of Purpose”. Please note: the proposal does not need to be related to the research ongoing at the School of Biology, IISER TVM. The proposal will be used to evaluate your scientific aptitude and will be a major criterion for short-listing candidates for the interview. Your application will be treated as incomplete if you do not submit the short research proposal.

Short-listed candidates will have to appear for online interviews conducted by IISER TVM. There will be two rounds of online interviews. The final selection of candidates will solely be based on the performance during the interviews.

Chemical Sciences

Marks based shortlisting and online interview.

IISER TVM PhD Admission Jan 2022 Schedule

Important Dates

Opening of online application portal25 November 2021
Last date for receipt of online applications06 December 2021

Tentative Interview Dates

Biological Sciences13-15 December 2021
Chemical Sciences16-17 December 2021
Mode of examinationOnline Interview

IISER TVM PhD Admission Jan 2022 Results

Shortlisted Candidates 

List of Candidates shortlisted for the Interview for Ph.D. Programme starting January 2022

All the shortlisted candidates will receive an email shortly in their registered email address with Interview Schedule and Instructions to attend the online interview.

IISER TVM PhD Physical Sciences Admission Oct 2021

Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the Ph. D. programme of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM) in the Physical Sciences for the session starting from October 2021, i.e., Varsha 2021 semester.

Candidates are required to apply through the online portal only. 

Eligibility Criteria

  1. 7.5 CGPA in 10-point scale (or first-class equivalent) or first-class Master’s degree in relevant areas as declared by the respective University. (BE/BTech degree in relevant areas is admissible for selected research areas in School of Physics
  2. The candidate must have a valid JEST 2021 score.
  3. BS-MS students from any of the IISERs/IITs/IISc with CGPA 8 or above on a 10-point scale are exempted from JEST score related criteria.

Selection Procedure

Shortlisted candidates will be selected based on their performance in online interviews.

Important Dates

Online application portal opened from08 September 2021
Last date for receipt of online applications19 September 2021
Tentative interview dates27 September 2021
Mode of examinationOnline Interview

Application Procedure

  • Applicants should complete the online application.
  • Only complete applications in all respects would be considered.
  • Candidates should provide Name/Affiliation/Contact number and Email addresses of two referees in the application form.
  • Applicants will receive an acknowledgment email with a unique application number on submission of the online application form.

Application Fees

  • General/OBC Candidates: Rs. 500/-
  • SC/ST/PH Candidates: Rs. 250/-

Results

Candidates provisionally selected for the PhD Programme starting October 2021

IISER TVM PhD Admission Aug 2021

Important Dates

Opening of online application portal25 May 2021
Last date for receipt of online applications26 June 2021

Tentative Interview Dates

Biological Sciences07-09 July 2021
Chemical Sciences12-15 July 2021
Mathematical Sciences12-14 July 2021
Physical Sciences12-13 July 2021
Mode of examinationOnline Interview

IISER TVM PhD Admission Aug 2021 Selection Procedure

SCHOOLSELECTION PROCEDURE
Biological SciencesIt is mandatory for all the candidates to submit a short research proposal of 300-400 words, which should clearly state a research problem the candidate find interesting to address and the approach you will take to solve the problem. While applying online, please upload this proposal under the section “Statement of Purpose”. Please note: the proposal does not need to be related to the research ongoing at the School of Biology, IISER TVM. The proposal will be used to evaluate your scientific aptitude and will be a major criterion for short-listng candidates for the interview. Your application will be treated as incomplete if you do not submit the short research proposal.Short-listed candidates will have to appear for online interviews conducted by IISER TVM. There will be two rounds of online interviews, conducted over three days. The final selection of candidates will solely be based on the performance during the interviews.
Chemical SciencesMarks based shortlisting and two rounds of online interviews.
Mathematical SciencesApplicants satisfying the above eligibility criteria will be shortlisted and be called for online interviews. The selection will be based on the performance during the interview.
Physical SciencesShortlisted candidates will be selected based on their performance in online interviews.

IISER TVM PhD Admission Aug 2021 Results

Selected Candidates

Candidates provisionally selected for the PhD Programme starting August 2021

SchoolSelected Candidates
Biological SciencesList
Chemical SciencesList
Mathematical SciencesList
Physical SciencesList

Shortlisted Candidates

List of Candidates shortlisted for the Interview for PhD Programme starting August 2021

SchoolShortlisted Candidates
Biological SciencesList
Chemical SciencesList
Mathematical SciencesList
Physical SciencesList

List of Candidates shortlisted for the 2nd round of Interview for PhD Programme starting August 2021

SchoolShortlisted Candidates
Biological SciencesList

IISER TVM PhD Admission Jan 2021

Important Dates

Opening of online application portal01/11/2020
Last date20/11/2020

Tentative Interview Dates

Biological Sciences09 – 11 December 2020
Chemical Sciences10 – 11 December 2020
Physical Sciences07 – 08 December 2020
Reporting time for all candidates8.30 AM on the first day of the interview
VenueIISER TVM, Vithura CampusOROnline Mode

List of Candidates Provisionally Selected

Candidates provisionally selected for the PhD Programme starting January 2021

List of Candidates shortlisted

List of Candidates shortlisted for the Interview for PhD Programme starting January 2021

IISER TVM PhD Physical Sciences Admission Aug 2020

Candidates Selected for PhD Physics Program

Candidates Selected for PhD Physics Program

Candidates shortlisted for the interview for PhD Physics Program

Interview Dates for Physics – 09-10 July 2020

Shortlisted candidates have to appear for an online interview