Applications are invited from prospective candidates for admission to the Integrated MS-PhD Program in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics at IISER Mohali for the session beginning in August 2024.

The programme involves coursework as well as research work. Successful program completion will lead to an MS degree and a PhD degree.

Eligibility Criteria: The applicant should have a Bachelor’s degree in science and related areas with a good academic record (at least 60% aggregate or at least CGPI 6.0 on a scale of 10).

Additional Qualifications: Applicants who have obtained one of the following national-level qualifying examinations are advised to mention the same in their application form:
1. NBHM Masters or PhD scholarship for Mathematics
2. Rank in JEST examination for Physics
3. DST INSPIRE fellowship or KVPY scholarship
4. Rank in IIT JAM for the chosen specialisation
5. Rank in GATE.


Application procedure: Prospective candidates should apply online using the “Online Application Facility” by visiting the website at

Short-listed candidates will be invited for a screening test / interview at IISER Mohali. Maximum numbers of positions to be filled: 20 (Gen: 10, OBC-NCL: 5, SC: 2, ST: 1, and Gen EWS: 2).

Selection for the PhD program will be done following the provisions of The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006 and its amendments.

Instructions: Click here to read the instructions before filling up the online applications

Last date: The online application facility will be open till 11:59 mid night, April 21, 2024 (Sunday).

For further details about the program and research areas, please visit our website: