Special call for PhD position for Autumn Semester 2023

Only for successful CSIR/UGC-NET-JRF 2023 or NBHM 2023 candidates

Department of Mathematics and Statistics (DMS), IISER Kolkata


Applications are invited from successful CSIR/UGC-NET-JRF 2023, NBHM-JRF 2023 candidates to pursue research in the broad fields of Pure Mathematics and Statistics/Applied Mathematics.

Minimum eligibility criteria:
1. A Master's degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics/Statistics/Physics/Electrical Engineering/Computer Science with a minimum of 55% marks or CGPA/CPI of 6.5 on a 10-point scale. Final year students who are yet to obtain their degree may also apply, however, they must complete the degree at the time of admission with the requisite 55% aggregate marks.
2. Qualified the latest CSIR/UGC-NET-JRF 2023 or NBHM 2023.

The field of research areas open to application in this round of PhD selections and other details are as follows:

Details of Open Positions
Research Supervisor Research AreasRequired Background/Prerequisites
Sushil GoraiSeveral Complex VariablesComplex Analysis, Several Variable Calculus and Linear Algebra
Md. Ali ZinnaCommutative Algebra,Classical K-AlgebraBasic Algebra, Basic Topology,Linear Algebra
Somnath BasuAlgebraic and Differential TopologyBasic Topology, Basic Algebra and Several Variable Calculus
Koel DasComputational NeuroscienceLinear Algebra, Basic Statistics, Basic Computer programming
Satyaki MazumderBayesian StatisticsStatistics, Linear Algebra, Real Analysis, Stochastic Processes
Asok K. NandaReliability TheoryReal Analysis, Linear Algebra, Measure Theory and Stochastic Processes.
Anirvan ChakrabortyNonparametric Statistics & Analysis of Functional Data Statistics, Linear Algebra, Measure Theory, Stochastic Process

Please take a note of the following points:

  • Before filling the application forms given at the IISERK portal, please read the general instructions and FAQ. For additional query email us at: dms.phd.application AT iiserkol.ac.in
  • Fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria does not ensure that a candidate will be called for the interview.
  • A candidate must fill up the form carefully as additional short-listing criteria will be set based on academic records, experience and statement of purpose of the candidates as provided in the application form.
  • After submission of the application form at the portal, please upload the following in a single pdf or a zip file at the google link: Click Here
    1. The complete Application form
    2. Aadhaar Card
    3. Fellowship Award Letter for CSIR/UGC-NET-JRF 2023/NBHM-JRF 2023. If award letter is not available, upload the JRF/Doctoral Selection list given in the relevant website.
    4. Master Degree mark-sheet. For candidates in the result awaited category, upload the Master's mark-sheet till the last semester
    5. Category certificates for Reserve Category candidates (it is a must, if applicable)
  • In view of the short notice period, the interview for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted online. The respective date and time with other details will be provided along with list of shortlisted candidates.
  • Please send the recommendation letter to dms.phd.application AT iiserkol.ac.in
  • Reservations for SC/ST/OBC candidates are applicable as per Government of India rules.
Important Dates:

Application portal closes: 10 August 2023
Publication of shortlist for the Interview: 10 August 2023 by 8 PM
Interview: 11 - 13 August , 2023
Publication of PhD interview results: 14 August 2023
PhD registration: 18 August, 2023
Join (ongoing) Courses from: 21 August 2023