Doctor of Philosophy Programme (DBS)

PhD Advertisement for Autumn 2024 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 2024 Ph.D. Timeline:
Ph.D. application portal opens: 01.03.2024
Application portal closes: 30.04.2024
Publication of shortlist for Interview: 08.05.2024
Selection Interview window: 24.05.2024 to 31.05.2024
Publication of Ph.D. interview results: 10.06.2024
Pre-registration portal opens: 10.06.2024
Pre-registration deadline: 15.07.2024
PhD Registration: 26.07.2024