Doctor of Philosophy Programme (DCS)

PhD Advertisement for Autumn Semester 2019 (DCS)

Department of Chemical Sciences (DCS) at IISER Kolkata invites applications for regular Ph.D. programme in the Autumn semester, 2019 in the disciplines of inorganic, organic, physical and theoretical chemistry.

 

Minimum Eligibility Criteria: Bright and motivated candidates who have passed M.Sc. examination with minimum 55% marks in any field of Chemistry or Physics. Besides satisfying minimal eligibility criteria, the candidates must have CSIR/UGC-NET JRF, INSPIRE fellowship or other equivalent fellowships.

 

BS-MS passed students with CGPA score more than or equal to 8/10 from other IISERs are welcome to apply for our PhD program and are eligible for institute funding if selected through the interview process.


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

**** Apart from the Department of Chemical Sciences, the candidates with Chemistry background may apply to the following faculty members from the Department of Biological Sciences.

Interdisciplinary research area:

Application Information

Dr. Gopal Krishna Darbha
Students with independent fellowship interested in Environmental Chemistry, Nanoscience where major theme is towards one of the topics 1) real-time detection of pesticides and nanoplastics in the environmental samples 2) understanding the colloid-borne-transport of metal contaminants across lower Ganges river basin.

Minimum Essential Qualification: MSc Chemistry (minimum marks 55%) or MSc in Environmental Sciences (minimum marks 55%) and having Chemistry/Physics/ Mathematics as one of the pass subjects in BSc. Candidates need to have strong background in chemistry and environmental sciences. Candidates need to have CSIR/UGC-NET JRF, INSPIRE fellowship or other equivalent fellowships.
Select "PhD in Earth Sciences (Autumn 2019)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
Click Here


Interdisciplinary research area:

Application Information

Dr. Rituparna Sinha Roy
Peptide based therapeutics, cancer nanomedicine, drug delivery, biomimetic chemistry, chemical biology, supramolecular chemistry, applied biomaterials, cancer biology, and regenerative nanomedicine.

Minimum Essential Qualification: MSc Chemistry (minimum marks 55%) having specialization in organic chemistry, or MSc Chemistry (minimum marks 55%) with MSc project in the area of organic chemistry or MSc in Life Sciences (minimum marks 55%) having specialization in Biochemistry/Zoology/Biotechnology/Microbiology/ Human Physiology and having Chemistry as one of the pass subjects in BSc. Candidates need to have strong background in chemistry. Candidates need to have NET-JRF/UGC-JRF/ DBT-JRF/ICMR-JRF/DST-INSPIRE or equivalent independent fellowship.
Select "PhD in Biological Sciences (Autumn 2019)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
Click Here


Interdisciplinary research area:

Application Information

Dr. Partha P. Datta
Students with independent fellowship interested in cryo-Electron Microscopy, image processing, structural biology, molecular biology and biophysics from Biophysics/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Physics/Chemistry/ or Computer Science background.

Minimum Essential Qualification: MSc Chemistry (minimum marks 55%) or MSc Physics (minimum marks 55%) or MSc in Life Sciences (minimum marks 55%) having specialization in Biophysics/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Microbiology/ and having Chemistry/ Physics/ Mathematics as one of the pass subjects in BSc. Candidates need to have strong background in chemistry or physics. Candidates need to have NET-JRF/UGC-JRF/ DBT-JRF/ICMR-JRF/DST-INSPIRE or equivalent independent fellowship.
Select "PhD in Biological Sciences (Autumn 2019)" in the "Applying for" drop-down menu at the time of filling online application form
Click Here


* 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.

 

** 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