Doctor of Philosophy Programme, IISER Kolkata

Advertisement for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme for the Autumn Semester 2022

IISER Kolkata invites applications from motivated students for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme for the Autumn 2022. The selected candidates can do Ph.D. in any of the following disciplines: Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences,Computational and Data Sciences, Earth Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics,Physical Sciences and Space 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.

Candidates Selected for PhD Program (Autumn 2022): Click Here
Registration page : Click Here

Shortlisted Screening/Interview/Written test Candidates for PhD Autumn Semester 2022:
  • Biological Sciences :Click Here
  • Chemical Sciences :Click Here
  • Chemical Sciences (Institute Fellowship) :Click Here
  • Earth Sciences :Click Here
  • Space Sciences(CESSI) :Click Here
  • Computer and Data Sciences :Click Here
  • Humanities and Social Sciences :Click Here
  • Mathematics and Statistics (List Selected Applicants under Group A for offline Written test):Click Here
    Note that on the 26th May Written test will start at 10 A.M. Reporting time for the Written test is 9.15 AM .
    Syllabus of Written Test: Click Here
    Result of Written test (i.e List of selected candidates for Interview under Group A) :Click Here
    Interviews of selected candidates under Group A will be conducted on 27 May 2022. Reporting time for the Interview is 9.30 AM.
  • Mathematics and Statistics ( List Selected Applicants under Group B Directly for offline Interview):Click Here
    Note that for Group B there is no written test. Interviews will be conducted on: 25th May (Reporting time 1.30P.M, Interview will start at 2 P.M) and 26th May. (Morning session Reporting time 9 A.M, Interview will start at 9.30 A.M and Afternoon Session Reporting time 2P.M, Interview will start at 2.30P.M). Please see the Date and Time of the interview in the above list carefully. The candidates will be allowed to appear at the interview only after proper verification of documents. In case of overnight stay, please note that the candidates have to arrange the accommodation on their own.
  • Physical Sciences :Click Here
    Interviews of Self funded category: 26 May 2022
    Interviews of Institute funded/sponsored project category: 27 May 2022
    All interviews will be held in online mode and details will be communicated by email.