IIT Mandi School of Basic Sciences PhD Admission Aug 2022: Dates, Application, Results

IIT Mandi School of Basic Sciences PhD Admission

IIT Mandi SBS PhD Admission Aug 2022 – IIT Mandi School of Basic Sciences (SBS) invites application for the PhD in various disciplines.

Get details like eligibility criteria, important dates and more on this page below.

Latest – List of selected candidates is available now

Available PhD Program

IIT Mandi invites application for PhD program in the School of Basic Sciences (SBS) in the following areas.

  • Physical Sciences
    • Theoretical studies of ultracold quantum gases
    • Theoretical/computational atomic physics
    • Active granular system, Soft matter
    • Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
    • Quantum Optics/ Photonics
    • Metal Halide Perovskite Based Optoelectronic Devices
  • Chemical Sciences
    • Catalysis, electrochemistry, nanomaterials, energy materials
    • Transition metal-catalyzed C-H functionalization for the synthesis of heterocyclic scaffolds
    • Computational Chemistry and Catalysis
    • Polymer Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, Nanomaterials, Biodegradable polymers, Biomaterials
    • Chemistry of Inorganic Materials, Interfacial Chemistry
    • Stochastic process, None equilibrium statistical mechanics, Dynamical systems theory
    • Catalysis
    • Spectroscopy of Nanomaterials
    • Coordination complexes for optical and catalytic applications, Metal organic frameworks
    • Synthesis of multifunctional membranes for water purification, Nanomaterials for Theranostics applications.
  • Biological Sciences
    • Nanotechnology, Nano medicine, Nanomaterials
    • Host pathogen immunology
    • Molecular Biology and Neuroscience
    • Protein aggregation, Aging and C. elegans
    • Insulin Action in Health and Disease, Molecular and Metabolic Pathways underlying Hepatic Metabolic Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)
    • Systems Biology of Microbes/Plants using Metabolomics and 13C Fluxomics
    • Orthopedic Tissue Engineering
    • Cardiac Fibrosis
    • Bioinformatics and Microbiology
  • Mathematics
    • Statistics
    • Differential Equations
    • Partial Differential Equations, Nonlinear Analysis, Mathematical Modelling
    • Harmonic Analysis
    • Mathematical Image Processing/ Computational Fluid Dynamics
    • Topology and Combinatorics
    • Algebra
    • Data analysis and statistical methods for applications in climate and disease
    • Harmonic Analysis (Frame theory, Dunkl theory)
    • Machine Learning, Optimization
    • Mathematical Statistics, Bayesian Methodology, MCMC, Analysis of Directional Data

Eligibility & Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Sciences/ Engineering/ Technology with a good academic records and also qualified GATE or UGC/CSIR NET or DST Inspire or other equivalent national level examination. OR
  • B. Tech degree from any IIT with at least 8.0 CGPA on a 10.0 point scale or with a valid GATE Score. OR
  • B. Tech. / B.E degree of any recognized University in India with at least 8.0 CGPA on a 10.0 point scale or equivalent with valid GATE score.

Important Dates

Start of online application07 April 2022
Last date for online application06 May 2022

Application Process

Interested candidates are encouraged to fill the online application form available in the following link: http://oas.iitmandi.ac.in/External/Admission/Login.aspx

Read notification before applying online.

For any queries regarding PhD program please contact the SBS office through email.

Employed candidates seeking admission to PhD must submit No Objection Certificate from their employer.

Application Fee

CategoryAmount in ₹
General/EWS/OBC/OBC (NCL)/Transgender/Foreign Nationals200
Women/SC/ST/PD100

IIT Mandi PhD admission 2022-23 Odd Semester in School of Basic Sciences (SBS) Results

Selected Candidates

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Chemical SciencesSelected candidates
Biological SciencesSelected candidates
Mathematics and StatisticsSelected candidates

Shortlisted Candidates

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IIT Mandi PhD admission 2021-22 Even Semester in School of Basic Sciences (SBS)

Available PhD Program

IIT Mandi invites application for PhD program in the School of Basic Sciences (SBS) in the following areas.

  • Physical Sciences
    • Atomic and molecular physics
    • Quantum Optics
    • Computational magnetics/Electronic Structure using DFT
    • Experimental Condensed Matter Physics
    • Ultrafast optical properties of low dimensional materials
    • Physics of complex systems
  • Chemical Sciences
    • Inorganic synthesis, Inorganic materials and metal-complex
    • Organic synthesis, Organic materials, synthetic polymers
    • Inorganic Chemistry
    • Transition metal catalyzed C-H functionalization
    • Heterogenous catalysis, Flow synthesis of nanomaterials
    • Computational Chemistry, Catalysis
    • Green Chemistry and Catalysis
    • Catalysis, electrochemistry, nanomaterials, energy materials
    • Polymers and nanomaterials, Nanotechnology, smart materials, polymer chemistry, Biodegradable Polymers, Biomaterials
  • Biological Sciences
    • Systems Biology of Microbes in Health and Environment using
    • multi-OMICS approaches (Computational Biology, Genomics, Metagenomics, Transcriptomics)
    • Role of Extracellular Matrix in Cardiovascular Fibrosis, Mass Spectrometry based Proteomics and Metabolomics, Biomarkers for heart failure
    • Systems Biology of Microbes, Plants using Metabolomics and
      13C Fluxomics, Cellular Bioprocessing Technology
    • Host-pathogen immunology
    • Molecular Virology
    • Neuroscience
    • Protein quality control and stress
      response
  • Mathematics
    • Probability/Information Theory
    • Nonlinear Analysis, Mathematical
    • Modelling, Theoretical Partial,
    • Differential Equation
    • Image Processing, Computational
    • Fluid Dynamics
    • Differential Equations, Applied
    • Functional Analysis
    • Machine Learning
  • Statistics
    • Time Series Analysis, Disease modeling

Important Dates

Start of online application27 October 2021
Last date for online application11 November 2021

IIT Mandi PhD admission 2021-22 Even Semester in School of Basic Sciences (SBS) Results

Selected candidates

PhysicsSelected candidates
Chemical SciencesSelected candidates
Biological SciencesSelected candidates
Mathematics and StatisticsSelected candidates

Shortlisted candidates

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Chemical SciencesShortlisted Candidates
Biological SciencesShortlisted Candidates
Mathematics and StatisticsShortlisted Candidates

IIT Mandi PhD Physics Admission Even Sem 2021-22 Results

Short-listing criteria

A. M.Sc./M.S. in Physical Sciences or B.Tech. in the relevant subject with at least 55% marks (and 50% for SC/ST).

B. In addition, the applicants should have any one of the following listed criteria –

  • CSIR/UGC – JRF/NET certificate with validity.
  • Valid GATE cut-off rank: up to 2000 for General, 2100 for General (EWS), 2200 for OBC and 3000 for SC and 3500 for ST
  • Valid JEST cut off rank: up to 600 for General, 620 for General (EWS), 650 for OBC and 700 for SC and 800 for ST)
  • INSPIRE fellowship to pursue PhD program with proper validity

Shortlisted Candidates

Shortlisted candidates list For PhD in Physics for even Semester 2021-22

Date of Interview: 16-18th Dec 2021,

Time: 10:00 am onwards

IIT Mandi SBS PhD Admission Odd Sem 2021-22

Important Dates

Start of online application16 March 2021
Last date for online application15 April 2021

IIT Mandi PhD Physics Odd Sem 2021-22 Results

Shortlisting Criteria

All applicants should have M.Sc. / M.S. in Physical Sciences with at least 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 out
of 10 for GEN/GEN-EWS, (and 55% or CGPA 6 out of 10, for SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PwD).

In addition, the applicants should have any one of the following listed criteria:

  1. Qualified UGC-CSIR-JRF with score above 90 for GEN/GEN-EWS, (and above 80 for
    SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PwD).
  2. A valid GATE score above 720 for GEN/GEN-EWS, (and above 660 for
    SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PwD)

Shortlisted Candidates

Short listed candidates for Odd Semester 2021-2022
(PhD in Physics Program) – List

Date of Interview: 17th -19th June 2021.

IIT Mandi PhD admission 2020-21 Even Semester in School of Basic Sciences (SBS)

Shortlisted candidates

Physical SciencesShortlisted Candidates
Chemical SciencesShortlisted Candidates
Biological SciencesShortlisted Candidates
Mathematics and StatisticsShortlisted Candidates

IIT Mandi PhD Physics Admission Even Sem 2020-21

Selected Candidates

Results of PhD in Physics for Even Semester 2020-21 

Short-listing criteria

A. All applicants should have M.Sc. / M.S. in Physical Sciences with at least 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 out of 10 (and 55% or CGPA 6 out of 10, for reserved category).
B. In addition, the applicants should have any one of the following listed criteria –

  1. Qualified CSIR-UGC NET/JRF
  2. A valid GATE score with all India rank equal or higher than 1000.

Shortlisted Candidates

Shortlisted candidates list For PhD in Physics for even Semester 2020-21

Date of Interview: 05- 07 Jan 2021

Time: 09:30 am onwards

IIT Mandi PhD Physics Admission Odd Sem 2020-21

Short-listing criteria

A. All applicants should have M.Sc. / M.S. in Physical Sciences.
B. In addition, the applicants should have any one of the following listed criteria (1-2):-

  1. Qualified CSIR-UGC NET/JRF-LS score 90 or above (Gen./Gen. EWS), 85 or above (OBCNCL), 80 or above (SC/ST/PwD).
  2. A valid GATE score in relevant area with GATE Score 650 or Above (Gen./Gen. EWS), 617 or above (OBC-NCL), 585 or above (SC/ST/PwD).

The candidates are requested to appear for an online interview on (Tuesday) 18th August, 2020 from 9:00 AM onwards. The shortlisted candidates may receive a separate communication from SBS Office ([email protected]) with more details.

Shortlisted candidates for PhD Physics for Odd Semester 2020-21