Doctor of Philosophy Programme (DES)

PhD Advertisement for Autumn Semester 2024 (DES)

Applications for externally funded and IISER Kolkata funded PhD positions in Department of Earth Sciences (DES).

The Department of Earth Sciences (DES), IISER Kolkata is looking for bright and motivated students, who have completed their M.Sc./MS/M.Sc. Tech/M. Tech (with minimum of 55% marks) in:

1) Geology/Applied Geology/Geophysics/Earth Sciences/Marine geology/Environmental Sciences/Environmental Studies/Atmospheric Science/Geographical Science/Agricultural Science or any other branch of Geological sciences.
2) Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics/Biological Sciences/Computational Seismology and interested in pursuing research with the DES faculty member in the matching specialization.
Final year post-graduate students who are yet to obtain their degree may also apply; however, they must have completed their degree at the time of admission. Some of the important information about this program is provided below.

Detailed PhD advertisement:Click Here

Important Dates:
● PhD application portal opens: 01.03.2024
● Application portal closes: 30.04.2024
● Window for publication of shortlist for the Interview: 08.05.2024 to 12.05.2024
● Selection Interview window: 24.05.2024 – 31.05.2024
● Publication of PhD interview results: 10.06.2024
● Pre-registration portal opens: 10.06.2024
● Pre-registration deadline: 15.07.2024
● PhD Registration: 26.07.2024

Please note that fulfilling the minimum essential criteria does not ensure that a candidate will be called for the interview. Additional criteria for shortlisting might be set by the department based on academic records, experience and research interest of the candidates.Selection of various reserved category candidates will be as per the norms of the Government of India.


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