Fresh Drive for CANDIDATES with External Fellowships (PhD admissions)

Applications are invited from prospective candidates for admission to the Ph.D. Program at the Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Mohali on the following grounds. The candidates should have a master’s degree in Chemical, Physical and Biochemical sciences or M.Tech in biotechnology/nanotechnology or any other relevant subject with a good academic record (at least a high second class).

Important: The candidate must have a valid external fellowship (such as JRF, INSPIRE, or any other fellowship from other agencies), without which their candidature will be invalid. Candidates who have already got call letters for the regular Ph.D. interviews from the Department of Chemical Sciences, IISER Mohali need not apply again.


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

Last date: The online application facility will be open till 12.00 noon, June 20, 2022 (Monday). For further details about the program and research areas, please visit our website:
Date of interview: 24 June, (9.00 am)
Mode: In-person
Venue: IISER Mohali


Note that the eligible candidates will have to make their travel and accommodation arrangements. If possible, applicants are encouraged to send a confirmation email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


IMPORTANT: The applications received after the deadline will not be considered.