Doctor of Philosophy Programme (DCS)

PhD Advertisement for Spring Semester 2018 (DCS)

Department of Chemical Sciences (DCS) at IISER Kolkata invites applications for regular Ph.D. programme in the Spring semester, 2018 in the disciplines of inorganic, organic, physical and theoretical chemistry.


Minimum Eligibility Criteria: Bright and motivated candidates who have passed M.Sc. examination with minimum 55% marks in any field of Chemistry or Physics. There are two different channels for the admission in the PhD programme.


Channel 1: External funding: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 department 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.

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