Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, one of the leading Indian research institutes, is now admitting international students for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program in the fields of Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, and Physical Sciences. The PhD programme is an introduction to cutting edge research in both theoretical as well as experimental sciences.
How to Apply
International students can apply via two streams:
Only foreign nationals can apply. At the time of admission, the applicants must have a Master's degree in science with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent.
The application should include details of nationality, department to which applying, subject of research interest, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and e-mail addresses of two referees (teachers or thesis supervisors at the master's level who can give letters of recommendation).
Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Scans of the first and last pages of passport, academic tract record, and transcripts have to be submitted as attachments.
There will be a shortlisting based on academic credentials. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed online.
Ten PhD Fellowships are available to international students. Eligible students with receive a fellowship of INR 25,000/- per month for the first two years, and INR 28,000/- per month for the next three years. This amount is sufficient to cover all expenses.
Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), Government of India, provides scholarships for students from various countries. Please refer to the following link for more information.
ICCR ScholarshipThe Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) on behalf Government of India offers scholarships and fellowships to international students wishing to study in India in various programs and disciplines. For more information refer to the link: Click Here