Doctor of Philosophy Programme

(CAFM)
PhD Advertisement for Autumn Semester 2019

The Centre for Advanced Functional Materials (CAFM) of IISER Kolkata invites applications in the regular Ph.D. programme for Autumn semester, 2019 in the interdisciplinary research areas of:

 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria in general: 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.

 

Interdisciplinary Research AreasFaculty MemberLink for Applying
 Department of Chemical Sciences
Solid state nanomaterials for energy applications Dr. Sayan Bhattacharyya, DCS Select "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2019)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Polymer chemistryProf. Priyadarsi De, DCSSelect "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2019)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Organic / polymer synthesisProf. Raja Shunmugam, DCSSelect "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2019)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Polymeric biomaterialsDr. Sayam Sen Gupta, DCSSelect "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2019)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Supramolecular chemistry / crystal engineeringProf. C. Malla Reddy, DCSSelect "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2019)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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Computational materials science (Requirement: M.Sc. in Physics / Chemistry / Materials Science)Dr. Mousumi Das, DCSSelect "PhD in CAFM (DCS) (Autumn 2019)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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 Department of Physical Sciences
Soft condensed matter physics (polymer physics) Dr. Arindam Kundagrami, DPS Select "PhD in CAFM (DPS) (Autumn 2019)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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 Department of Biological Sciences
Peptide based therapeutics, cancer nanomedicine, drug delivery, biomimetic chemistry, chemical biology, supramolecular chemistry, applied biomaterials, cancer biology, regenerative nanomedicine
Requirement: M.Sc. with minimum 55% marks in Chemistry having specialization in organic chemistry or with MSc project in the area of organic chemistry or M.Sc. with minimum 55% marks in Life Sciences having specialization in Biochemistry / Zoology / Biotechnology / Microbiology and having Chemistry as one of the pass subjects in B.Sc.
Availability:2 positions are available:
(1) For the first position, the candidates need to have NET-JRF / UGC-JRF / DBT-JRF / ICMR-JRF / DST-INSPIRE or equivalent fellowship.
(2) For the second position, candidates need to have strong background in Chemistry and should qualify GATE/NET-LS/DBT-JRF in category-B
Dr. Rituparna Sinha Roy, DBS Select "PhD in CAFM (DBS) (Autumn 2019)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
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* 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 below 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

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