TIFR GS 2023: Exam Dates, Admit Card (Out), Syllabus, Question Papers

TIFR GS 2023 – Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) invites application for Graduate School Admissions 2023. This exam is for admission into MSc, PhD and Integrated M.Sc. – PhD Degree Programmes into TIFR (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) and others.

Check full details about TIFR GS Admissions 2023 below here.

Latest Update

  • Admit card is avilable now
  • Last date of application extended upto November 5, 2022 11:55 p.m.
  • TIFR GS 2023 Exam will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2022

TIFR Campuses & Centers

TIFR has campuses in following cities with one or more centers in each campus –

  • Mumbai
  • Pune
  • Bangalore
  • Hyderabad

TIFR GS 2023 Subjects – Programmes

Physics

Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programmes, M.Phil.# and M.Sc.##

At TIFR, Mumbai Campus

  • Department of Condensed Matter Physics & Materials Science
  • Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • Department of High Energy Physics
  • Department of Nuclear & Atomic Physics
  • Department of Theoretical Physics

Others

  • National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), Pune  
  • TIFR Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences, Hyderabad (TIFR-H) : Theoretical and experimental activities in physical, biological, chemical and engineering sciences within and across disciplines.
  • International Centre for Theoretical Sciences

India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) – Candidates those who are applying for Physics also have the option to be considered for the Graduate Training Programme (GTP) of the INO. This option can be availed at the time application.  

Note –

  • There is no separate M.Phil. Programme. M.Phil. is  an exit degree for  students in the Ph.D. programme who have completed the specified M.Phil. requirements.
  • There are separate M.Sc. programmes in Biology and Wildlife Biology under the Subject Board of Biology . For the other disciplines, M.Sc. is an exit degree for Integrated Ph.D. students who have completed the specified M.Sc. requirements.

Mathematics

Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programmes, M.Phil.# and M.Sc.##

  • School of Mathematics, TIFR Mumbai
  • Centre for Applicable Mathematics (CAM), Bengaluru  
  • International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), (Only Ph.D. program).

Chemistry

Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programs, M.Phil.# and M.Sc.##

  • Department of Chemical Sciences, TIFR, Mumbai  
  • TIFR Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences, Hyderabad (TIFR-H)  

Biology

Ph.D., Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. and M.Sc. Programmes, M.Phil.# and M.Sc.##

  • Department of Biological Sciences, TIFR, Mumbai {Ph.D.,  Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. and M.Sc. (Biology) programmes}
  • National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru {Ph.D.,  Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. and M.Sc. (Wildlife Biology & Conservation) programmes.}
  • TIFR Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences (TIFR-H), Hyderabad – Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. programs only. 

Computer & Systems Sciences (including Communications Machine Learning)

Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programs, M.Phil.# and M.Sc.##

  • School of Technology & Computer Science (STCS), TIFR, Mumbai  

Science Education Ph.D. and M.Phil. Programme#

  • Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE), Mumbai. 

Typical Course Duration

  • Ph.D. Programme: 5 Years
  • Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programme: 6 Years
  • M.Sc. Programme:  See details in respective programme.

Note –

# There is no separate M.Phil. Programme. M.Phil. is  an exit degree for  students in the Ph.D. programme who have completed the specified M.Phil. requirements.

## There are separate M.Sc. programmes in Biology and Wildlife Biology under the Subject Board of Biology . For the other disciplines, M.Sc. is an exit degree for Integrated Ph.D. students who have completed the specified M.Sc. requirements.

Fellowship

  • Ph.D. Students receive a monthly fellowship of Rs 31,000/- (+ hostel accommodation OR HRA as applicable) enhanced to Rs 35,000/- after registration.
  • I-Ph.D.  Students receive a monthly fellowship of Rs 21,000/- (+ hostel accommodation OR HRA as applicable) for the first year. At the end of the first year, upon satisfactory performance, the fellowship is enhanced to Rs 31,000/- per month (further raised to Rs 35,000/- after registration for Ph.D.).
  • M.Sc. (Biology) Students receive a monthly fellowship of Rs 16,000/- (+HRA as applicable).
  • M.Sc. (Wildlife Biology & Conservation) Students receive a monthly fellowship of Rs 12,000/- (fixed).

Accommodation is provided to Ph.D. and I-Ph.D. students only, at a nominal cost.

TIFR GS 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The detailed TIFR GS Eligibility Criteria is given below.

Students appearing in their final year of qualifying degree can also apply.

Physics

  • For Ph.D.Physics
    • M.Sc./M.S. in Physicsor equivalent degree, on completion of programmes(s) of duration not less than 5 years in total.
  • For I-Ph.D.Physics
    • M.E./M.Tech./B.Sc./B.S./B.E./B.Tech./ B.Chem. in Physics, Engineering Physics, or equivalent degree, on completion of programme(s) of duration not less than 3 years in total.  Any other degree in Science / Engineering / Medicine, or equivalent, on completion of programme(s) of duration not less than 3 years in total.

Mathematics

  • For Ph.D.Mathematics
    • M.A./M.Sc./M.Math./M.Stat./M.E./M.Tech.
  • For I-Ph.D. Mathematics
    • B.A./B.Sc./B.Math./B.Stat./B.E./B.Tech. (Students already having/completing a Master’s degree by July 2022 are not eligible for I-Ph.D.).

Chemistry

  • For Ph.D.Chemistry
    • M.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.Pharm. or equivalent degree.
  • For I-Ph.D.Chemistry
    • B.Sc./B.Pharm./B.S. degree or equivalent degree.
      Candidates with B.E./B.Tech. degrees, enrolled in the Ph.D. programme can optionally get an M.Sc. degree by fulfilling additional requirements.

Biology

Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on written test, CV, marks, Scientific write-up and letters of recommendation.

  • For Ph.D.Biology
    • Masters in Basic Science (M.Sc. Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ any branch of Biology) or any professional Master’s Degree (M.Pharma./M.Tech.), or a > 4 year degree program (e.g. MBBS, BDS). Students holding an M.Sc. degree in a non-Biology-allied discipline such as Chemistry / Physics / Mathematics / Computer Science, and who wish to obtain an M.Sc. in Biology, will be offered the option of enrolling in the I-Ph.D. programme at the time of joining.
  • For I-Ph.D./M.Sc.Biology
    • Bachelors in any Basic Science (Physics/ Chemistry/Mathematics/any branch of Biology) OR any 4-year degree programme that awards a “Bachelor’s degree” including B.Tech., B.E., B.V.Sc., B.Pharma. (4 year course).
  • For M.Sc. (Wildlife Biology & Conservation)
    • Indian nationals who have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline (with a minimum of 50% in core subjects) and a strong interest in wildlife research and conservation.  Graduate nationals from Central, South and Southeast Asian countries, with similar qualifications are also eligible to apply.

Computer & Systems Sciences (including Communications and Machine Learning)

  • For Ph.D.
    • B.Tech./B.E./B.Sc.(4-year degree)/M.Tech./M.E./M.C.A./M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Computer Science / Electronics & Communications Engineering / Electrical Engineering or related branches. Exceptionally well qualified students with a B.Tech./ B.E./B.Sc. (4-year degree)/M.Tech./M.E./M.Sc. degree in other disciplines may also be considered. Candidates not holding a master’s degree can obtain an M.Sc. degree by fulfilling the prescribed requirements during their Ph.D. programme.
  • For I-Ph.D.
    • B.Sc. (3-year degree) or any other 3-year degree in Computer Science / Electronics & Communications Engineering / Electrical Engineering or related branches.  Exceptionally well-qualified students with a 3-year undergraduate degree (B.Sc.) in related subjects may be considered for the I-Ph.D. programme.  Candidates in the I-Ph.D. programme will need to fulfill the requirements for both an M.Sc. and Ph.D.; upon successful completion, they will receive both degrees.

TIFR GS 2023 Important Dates

Start of Application FormBy October 08, 2022
Last date for application (Extended)November 05, 2022
Admit CardEnd-November, 2022
Entrance examSunday, December 11, 2022
Results of the Nationwide Entrance Examination (shortlist for interviews)mid-January 2023

GATE Scored based applications in Systems Science

Opens fromFebruary 1, 2023
Closes on2 weeks after the GATE2023 results are declared on their website

JEST Scored based applications in Physics

Opens fromTo be announced
Closes onTo be announced

TIFR GS 2023 Test Timings

Date of Exam – Sunday, December 11, 2022

Morning Session: 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer & Systems Sciences

Afternoon Session:

  • Biology: 02:30 p.m. to 04:30 p.m.
  • Mathematics: 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m.
  • Science Education : 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m.

TIFR GS 2023 Application Form

The detailed about TIFR GS Application Form from below.

  • The application form will be filled online.
  • No offline mode form will be accepted.
  • Multiple forms of a single candidate will lead to rejection
  • Read instructions before filling application.

TIFR GS 2023 Application Fee

MaleRs. 1000/-
FemaleRs. 500/-
OthersRs. 500/-
Mode of PaymentOnline

Examination Cities

There will be examination centers in the following cities but the exact location / venue of the examination will be available on the downloaded hall ticket :

  • Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
  • Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
  • Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  • Guwahati, Assam
  • Patna, Bihar
  • Bhillai, Chattisgarh
  • Delhi
  • Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  • Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
  • Jammu, J&K
  • Srinagar, J&K
  • Jamshedpur, Jharkhand
  • Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • Mangalore, Karnataka
  • Cochin, Kerala
  • Kozhikode, Kerala
  • Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  • Indore, Madhya Pradesh
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Nagpur, Maharashtra
  • Pune, Maharashtra
  • Bhubaneshwar, Odisha
  • Amritsar, Punjab
  • Chandigarh, Punjab
  • Jalandhar, Punjab
  • Jaipur, Rajasthan
  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  • Madurai, Tamil Nadu
  • Hyderabad, Telangana
  • Agartala, Tripura
  • Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
  • Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  • Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • Haldwani, Uttarakhand
  • Burdwan, West Bengal
  • Kharagpur, West Bengal
  • Kolkata, West Bengal

TIFR GS 2023 Admit Card

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TIFR GS 2023 Syllabus

TIFR GS Previous Years Question Papers

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TIFR GS 2023 Results

Shortlisted Candidates

Shortlisted Candidates & Interview Schedule will be available after Exam.

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Previous Admissions

TIFR GS 2022

TIFR GS 2022 Important Dates

Online application startsOctober 8, 2021
Last date for application (Extended)November 10, 2021
Admit CardNovember 22, 2021
Entrance examSunday, December 12, 2021
Results of the Nationwide Entrance Examination (shortlist for interviews)end-January 2022

GATE Scored based applications to Systems Science (including Communications and Machine Learning)

Opens fromMarch 1, 2022
Closes onMarch 31, 2022

TIFR GS 2022 Test Timings

Date of Exam – December 12, 2021

Morning Session: 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Computer & Systems Sciences
  • Biology (Wildlife & Conservation)

Afternoon Session:

  • Biology: 02:30 p.m. to 04:30 p.m.
  • Mathematics: 02:30 p.m. to 05:30 p.m.

TIFR GS 2022 Results

Selected Candidates

Admission Results for TIFR Mumbai

SubjectSelected Candidates
DBS, Biology, I-PhD/M.Sc.List
DBS, Biology, PhDList
ChemistryList
MathematicsList
Computer & Sys.
Science
List
PhysicsList

Others Results List

Course and CentreSelected Candidates
Biology (DBS-TIFR, NCBS, TIFR-H, ICTS)List
M.Sc. Wildlife Biology, NCBS BangaloreList
Mathematics, CAM, BangaloreList
Mathematics, ICTS, BangaloreList
Physics, ICTS, BangaloreList
Physics NCRA PuneList
Physics, TIFR-Hyderabad
List
Chemistry, TIFR-HyderabadList
Biology, TIFR-HyderabadList
Biology, NCBS, BangaloreList

Shortlisted Candidates

Shortlisted Candidates & Interview Schedule for TIFR, Mumbai

SubjectMode of
Interview
Tentative
Dates
Interview
Shortlist
DBS, Biology, I-PhD/M.Sc.OnlineMay  9-14, 2022Int. Shortlist
DBS, Biology, PhDOnlineMay 15-20, 2022Int. Shortlist
ChemistryOnlineMarch 1-4, 2022Int. Shortlist
MathematicsOnlineApril 18-20, 2022Int. Shortlist
Computer & Sys.
Science
Int. Shortlist
PhysicsOnlineApril 4-7, 2022Int. Shortlist

Official interview call/email from Graduate Studies Office will be sent to shortlisted candidates (for subjects at TIFR, Mumbai).

Full details – TIFR Mumbai Admission

Others Lists

Course and CentreShortlisted Candidates
Biology (DBS-TIFR, NCBS, TIFR-H, ICTS)Shortlist for Biology
M.Sc. Wildlife Biology, NCBS BangaloreShortlist
Mathematics, CAM, BangaloreShortlisted Candidates
Mathematics, ICTS, BangaloreShortlisted Candidates
Physics, ICTS, BangaloreShortlisted Candidates
Physics, TIFR-Hyderabad
Shortlisted Candidates
Chemistry, TIFR-HyderabadShortlisted Candidates
Biology, TIFR-HyderabadShortlisted Candidates
Biology, NCBS, BangaloreShortlisted Candidates

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