Doctor of Philosophy Programme, IISER Kolkata

Advertisement for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme for the Spring Semester 2021

IISER Kolkata invites applications from motivated students for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme for the Spring 2021. The selected candidates can do Ph.D. in any of the following disciplines: Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences,Computer Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics,Physical Sciences.

Reservations for candidates will be as per Govt.of India norms.
Eligible applicants of the PhD programme are encouraged to apply for the attractive Prime Minister's Research Fellowship ( in addition to applying to IISER Kolkata regular admission.

Shortlisted Screening/Interview/Written test Candidates for PhD Spring Semester 2021:
The mode of interview will be online and the link will be shared by the concerned department on due time.

Note 1: Biological Sciences : Email regarding PhD interview date and time to shortlisted candidates in Biological Sciences will be sent shortly. Please check your email and act accordingly.

Note 2: Physical Sciences had to publish a fresh list as this year it cannot take anyone on Institute Fellowship and only qualified students who have their own fellowship have been shortlisted. We apologize for the mistakes made in the earlier version.

Note 3: Earth Sciences has changed the interview date from 23rd November, 2020 to 30th November 2020. The exact time of interview will be communicated directly to the candidates.

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