Last updated on: 22 April, 2022 2:46 PM

PhD Programme for International Students


  • Applications are invited for admission to Ph.D. programme in Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Data Science and Engineering, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Economic Sciences, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Humanities and Social Sciences (English, Sociology/Social Anthropology, Science and Technology Studies, Philosophy and Linguistics), Mathematics and Physics for the semester commencing from August 2022.

    Important Dates

    • April 07, 2022: Last date for receiving online application for 22-23 1st Semester.
    • Other relevant dates will be announced in due course of time.

    Application Procedure

      - Notice for Admission to the International PhD Programme.

      1. To submit the Online PhD Application for Biological Sciences, please Click here.
      2. To submit the Online PhD Application for Chemical Engineering, please Click here.
      3. To submit the Online PhD Application for Chemistry, please Click here.
      4. To submit the Online PhD Application for Data Science and Engineering, please Click here.
      5. To submit the Online PhD Application for Earth and Environmental Sciences, please Click here.
      6. To submit the Online PhD Application for Economic Sciences, please Click here.
      7. To submit the Online PhD Application for Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, please Click here.
      8. To submit the Online PhD Application for Humanities and Social Sciences, please Click here.
      9. To submit the Online PhD Application for Mathematics, please Click here
      10. To submit the Online PhD Application for Physics, please Click here


      After the last date, all applications will be screened and the list of candidates shortlisted for interviews will be available on our Institute’s website and shortlisted candidates will be intimated by email only.


Research Areas

  • Biological Sciences
    Chemical Engineering
    Chemistry
    Data Science and Engineering
    Earth and Environmental Sciences
    Economic Sciences
    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
    Humanities and Social Sciences
    Mathematics
    Physics

About Subjects and Eligibility Criteria

  • Courses offered by Institute:

  • Sl. No.

    Discipline

    Program Level

    Departments

    1

     

    Science

     

     

     

    Ph.D.

    Biological Sciences

    2

    Chemistry

    3

    Earth & Environmental Sciences

    4

    Mathematics

    5

    Physics

    6

     

    Engineering

    Chemical Engineering

    7

    Data Science & Engineering

    8

    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

    9

     

    Humanities

    Economic Sciences

    10

    Humanities and Social Sciences


Course Description for Ph.D. (Common for all 10 Departments):

  • Ph.D. students at IISER Bhopal are involved in quality research that matches the global standard. The program involves rigorous course work and research works. Besides the mandatory requirements, students are encouraged to participate in several professional activities such as workshops, review meetings, and conferences. All doctoral students are also expected to participate in the undergraduate teaching programme of the Institute as a part of their training.

    • Education Qualification for Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics:
      • 10+2 in Science with 60% and UG in Science with 60% and PG in relevant Science Subject with 60%.
    • Education Qualification for Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Data Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science:
      • 10+2 in Science with 60% and UG in Engineering with 60% and PG in relevant Engineering Subject with 60%.
    • Education Qualification for Ph.D. in Economic Sciences:
      • 10+2 in Science with 60% and UG in Economic Sciences with 60% and PG in Economic Sciences with 60%.
    • Education Qualification for Ph.D. in Humanities and Social Sciences:
      • 10+2 in Science with 60% and UG in Arts with 60% and PG in relevant Humanities Subject with 60%.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission for Ph.D.

  • Programme

    Disciplines

    Minimum Eligibility for Admissions

    Age

    Ph.D.

    All Departments

    1. Minimum 60% marks/ equivalent grades in 10+2 or equivalent.

    AND

    1. Four-year Bachelors’ degree or five-year integrated degree or Master’s degree in respective subject with minimum 60% score or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10-point scale at both, Bachelor’s and Master’s levels.

    AND

    1. 280 score in GRE general test or valid GATE score or any Indian national examinations relevant to the subject of admission to Ph.D.

    AND

    1. 60 score in TOEFL/ 6 in IELTS or any other certificate on English proficiency

    AND

    1. Selection through online interviews

    Preferably not more than 28 years on the date of application (as per passport)

  • Any additional criteria as per respective Departments from time to time. The criteria are subjected to revision based on Departmental guidelines :-

    International Students are required to have their own health insurance for the entire period of their stay in India.

    The students interested in admission may contact office_dair@iiserb.ac.in and Phone: +91 755 269 2381 for general queries on fees structure, etc.

     

General Information for Candidates