Doctor of Philosophy Programme

(CAFM)
PhD Advertisement for Spring Semester 2018

The Centre for Advanced Functional Materials (CAFM) of IISER Kolkata invites application for regular Ph.D. programme in the Spring semester, 2018 in interdisciplinary research areas (see the table below) :

 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:Bright and motivated candidates who have obtained M.Sc. and/or M.Tech. degree with minimum 55% marks in the areas of Chemistry, Physics or Biology.

There are two different channels for admission in the PhD programme.

Channel 1: Apart from satisfying minimal eligibility criteria, the candidates must have CSIR/UGC-NET JRF, INSPIRE fellowship or other equivalent fellowship.

 

Channel 2: Institute funding:In the exceptional cases, a limited number of Institute fellowships MAY BE available for the students. For this fellowship, candidates must have qualified in any prestigious national level examinations like GATE or NET-LS (apart from satisfying minimal eligibility criteria).

 

* Please note that fulfilling the minimum essential criteria does not ensure that a candidate will be called for the interview. Additional short listing criteria might be set by the Centre based on academic records, experience and research interest of the candidates.

 

** Reservations for SC/ST/OBC candidates are applicable as per Government of India rules.

 

The applicants must write the choice of topic from the list above in their statement of purpose (SOP) and the potential supervisor of interest from the faculty profiles of CAFM that can be found in the URL:Click Here

**Note:

Interdisciplinary Research AreasLink for Applying
 Department of Chemical Sciences
Solid state nanomaterials in photovoltaics, electrocatalysis and magnetism Select "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Spring 2018)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
Porous materials, hydrogen storage and carbon capture Select "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Spring 2018)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
Luminescent nanocrystals Select "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Spring 2018)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
Polymer chemistry Select "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Spring 2018)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
Organic semiconductors and supramolecular assemblies Select "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Spring 2018)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
Soft nanobioconjugates from small molecules Select "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Spring 2018)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
 Department of Physical Sciences
Spin transport in novel organic molecules Select "PhD in CAFM (DPS) (Spring 2018)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
 Department of Biological Sciences
Nanomedicine, drug delivery, applied biomaterials and cancer biology Select "PhD in CAFM (DBS) (Spring 2018)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
Computational materials science and biophysics Select "PhD in CAFM (DBS) (Spring 2018)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form