Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram (IISER-TVM) issued notification for admission to Ph.D. Program in various advanced disciplines at the Schools of Biology, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Physical Sciences for the year 2011-12. The program will commence from August 2011. IISER is one of the premier research institute in the country for basic and applied sciences. Following are the details of eligibility and application procedure:
Eligibility: Applicants should have Masters degree in Biological/ Chemical/ Physical/ Mathematical/ Allied Medical Sciences. Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Medicine also eligible . Aplicants with 60 percent marks will be prefered. Candidates must have qualified in CSIR- UGC- JRF/ DBT- JRF/ GATE/ ICMR JRF as on 1st August 2011. Those interested in pursuing Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolution are exempted from the above national level tests.
Selection will be based on the performance in written aptitude test and interview. Short listed candidates only will be called for written test. Interested candidates can download application form from institute's website www.iisertvm.ac.in / http://iisertvm.ac.in/admissions/phdprogramme . Completed application forms along with a DD for fee of Rs. 200 (Rs. 100 for SC/ ST candidates) drawn in favour of 'The Registrar, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram' should be sent to ' The Dean, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram, Computer Science Building, CET Campus, Engineering College P.O., Thiruvananthapuram - 695016, Kerala. Last date for receipt of filled in applications is 11th April 2011.