Special Drive (Ph.D. admissions: ST category)
Applications are invited from prospective candidates from ST category students (Only) for admission to the PhD Program at IISER Mohali in the areas of Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Mathematical Sciences, for the session beginning in September 2021. Candidates interested in pursuing research in interdisciplinary areas are also encouraged to apply.
Biological Sciences: The applicant should have a Masters degree/ B.Tech/MBBS/ M.Tech/ /M. Pharm with a good academic record (at least 60% and above) and should be GATE/CSIR or UGC-NET/ JEST/ GPAT/ ICMR-JRF/DBT-JRF/DBT-BINC/ICAR-NET/DST- INSPIRE qualified in the relevant subject.
Chemical Sciences: The applicant should have a Masters degree/ B.Tech/ MBBS/ M.Tech/ M.Pharm with a good academic record (at least a high second class) and should be GATE/ CSIR or UGC-NET/ JEST/ GPAT/ ICMR-JRF/ DBT-JRF/ DBT-BINC/ ICAR-NET/ DST- INSPIRE qualified in the relevant subject. The research interests of the candidates will be given due consideration while assigning a laboratory and guide. Accordingly, additional information may be sought from the candidates shortlisted for interview. The candidates must check their email periodically and provide necessary information, if asked, failing which may lead to cancellation of their application.
Physical Sciences: The applicant should have a Masters degree/ B.Tech/ M.Tech with a good academic record (at least a high second class) and should be GATE/ CSIR or UGC-NET/ JEST/ DST- INSPIRE qualified in the relevant subject. (ST category only) (Note: The application is open to all category candidates ONLY FOR THOSE QUALIFIED IN JEST/DST-INSPIRE Fellowship 2021
Mathematical Sciences: Kindly click on these two links:
Application procedure: Prospective candidates should apply online using the “Online Application Facility” by visiting the website at http://www.iisermohali.ac.in. Short-listed candidates will be invited for a screening-test/interview/online interview at IISER Mohali.
IMPORTANT: All candidates should ensure that their application form is complete by downloading the filled application form from ERP. All communication with candidates will be shared by email only and all the announcements will be made in the iisermohali webpage. Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for an interview. 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 - this particularly applicable when we receive a large number of applicants and conduct an online/offline interview.
Last date: The online application facility will be open till 17.00 evening, August 23, 2021. For further details about the program and research areas, please visit our website: http://www.iisermohali.ac.in. The tentative interview dates will be in the last week of August or the first week of September, which will be announced in the homepage of IISER Mohali.