Doctor of Philosophy Programme (CSA)

PhD Advertisement for Spring Semester 2021 (CSA)

Department of Computer Sciences (CSA)

Department of Computer Sciences (CSA) at IISER Kolkata invites applications for regular Ph.D. programme in the Spring semester, 2021 in the disciplines of Information Retrieval, Text processing, Knowledge Graphs and Knowledge Bases, Data Mining, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.


Minimum Eligibility criteria:

Bright and motivated candidates with a Master's degree with minimum 55% marks or CGPA/CPI of 6.5 on a 10-point scale in any field of Computer Science. Besides satisfying minimal eligibility criteria, the candidates must have CSIR/UGC-NET JRF, INSPIRE fellowship or other equivalent fellowships.


* Candidates with INSPIRE fellowship should have provisional certificate at the time of application.


** 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. Candidates without the CSIR/UGC-NET JRF, INSPIRE fellowship or other equivalent fellowships will not be shortlisted or called for interview.


*** Reservations for SC/ST/OBC candidates are applicable as per Government of India rules.


The departmental faculty profiles can be found at the URL:Click Here


Important Dates

Application Portal opens : 03 November 2020
Application Portal closes: 11 November 2020
Publication of the list for interview: 16 November 2020
Interview Window : 17 November 2020 to 30 November 2020
Publication of the list of selected candidates : 07 December 2020.