Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on Integrated PhD Programme

(1) What is the amount of Fellowship?

Fellowship of Rs 10,000.00 per month will be given in the first two years. On successful completion of the first two years' academic programme and clearing the comprehensive examination for the PhD Programme, the students will be awarded a Junior Research Fellowship and HRA, if applicable.

(2) Is hostel mandatory?

Yes, hostel is mandatory

(3) Is there any exit Policy after Masters degree?

The Institute will offer a dual (MS and PhD) degree to students, based on the evaluation of the PhD thesis. The process of evaluation will be as per the regulations of IISER Kolkata. After successful completion of the first three years of the IP Programme, a student may seek to exit with a 'Master of Science in Integrated PhD Programme' degree.

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