Doctor of Philosophy Programme (DBS)

PhD Advertisement for Autumn 2023 semester (DBS)

Applications are invited from eligible applicants for admissions to the Ph.D. program of the Department of Biological Sciences, IISER Kolkata.
The details of the admission process are detailed below:-

Applicants are advised to go through the research areas at the following link on the Institute website (Click Here) as well as the department page (Click Here) to get an idea of the research program at DBS.

Detailed PhD advertisement:Click Here

Shortlisting and Interview Process:
Please note that fulfilling the minimum essential criteria does not ensure shortlisting for interviews. The PI’s in DBS may set additional shortlisting criteria based on the candidates’ academic records, experience, and research experience. Only those candidates who have been shortlisted for the interview stages will be informed of further details. Therefore, all candidates are requested to check this page (Click Here) regularly for updates.

DBS Autumn 2023 Ph.D. Timeline:
Ph.D. application portal opens: 19.03.2023
Application portal closes: 23.04.2023
Publication of shortlist for Written test/Interview: 01.05.2023
Selection Interview window: May 9 - May 31, 2023
Publication of Ph.D. interview results: within 2 weeks of interviews
Pre-registration portal opens: 19.06.2023
Pre-registration deadline: 26.07.2023