IISER::Berhampur

PhD

Applications are invited for admission to Ph.D. programme in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics from the citizens of India for the semester commencing January 2018.

Notice for Admission to the Ph.D. Programme.

Walk in interview for PhD. programme(CSIR/UGC JFR qualified candidates only)

Walk in interview as per following details has been scheduled:-

Department Interview Date Time
Biological Sciences 21st December 2017 10:00 AM
Chemistry 28th December 2017 10:00 AM
Mathematics 27th December 2017 10:00 AM
Physics 27th December 2017 10:00 AM

Note:- Eligibility criteria as available in the website will be equally applicable.

The completed application form, along with supporting documents, and recommendation letter should be submitted at the time of interview.

Application Procedure

Please Download the Application Form and format of Recommendation Letter.

  • The hardcopy of your application form must reach the below mentioned address on or before 31 October, 2017 (Tuesday)

  • The Coordinator, Academic Affairs
    Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Berhampur
    Industrial Training Institute (ITI) Berhampur Engineering School Road,
    Berhampur - 760 010, Ganjam District, Odisha, India
  • Please use Indian Postal Services for sending your application form.
  • In addition, please retain a copy of the application form submitted by you. You must carry the same to IISER Berhampur, if shortlisted and called for interview.
  • After the last date, all applications will be screened and candidates selected for interviews will be intimated by email.

Research Areas

Biological Sciences

Eligibility

Minimum Qualification

  1. M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale. (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject)
  2. If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:
    • Only marks, percentage will be considered.
    • Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula:
      CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS
      PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
    • Both marks and CGPA/CPI
      • Percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/gradesheet, will be considered, if absolute grading was followed.
      • CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading was followed.
  3. Exceptionally brilliant candidates with B.Tech./MBBS/MCA also apply for Ph.D. programme in Biological Sciences.
  4. Additionally, a National level examination like National Eligibilitiy Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/DBT (JRF A category)/ICMR (JRF category I)/NET-LS/INSPIRE-Ph.D./Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship/JGEEBILS or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.
  5. Students whose results for CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship or ICMR-JRF category-I or DBT-JRF A category or Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship or INSPIRE-Ph.D. or any other equivalent fellowship are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application. Such candidates may walk-in for the interview provided they have qualified examination for any of the above fellowship before the interview date. Such candidates will not be sent a call letter for the interview. However, they should write to the head of the department, Department of Biological Sciences at hod_bio@iiserbpr.ac.in (with a CC to coaa@iiserbpr.ac.in) and inform if they will attend the interview.
  6. Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria

A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.

Mere fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the test and interview.

Please Note:

  • All communication with candidates will be by e-mail only.
  • Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
  • In case of any application-related queries, your application number must be mentioned in the subject line.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before January 1, 2018.
  • Selection will be based on interviews of the short-listed candidates.
  • Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC/ST and PD applicants will be as per Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates, if selected.
  • Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview. The respective departments may use additional criteria (based on academic performance and/or performance in the national level tests) in order to shortlist candidates for interviews depending on the number of applications received.

Selection Procedure

The selection procedure for admission into the Ph.D. programme will be based on the performance of the candidate in the interviews which will be conducted in two rounds (Rounds I and II). Candidates shortlisted from Round I, will have the option to interact with faculty members in the department following which Round II of the interviews will be conducted for the final selection. During the interviews, the candidate will be evaluated for their conceptual knowledge and the research aptitude in the field of general and Biological sciences.

Selected Candidates (Within walk in interview 21st Dec 2017)

  1. Mr. Subhasish Halder (Selected)
Chemistry

Eligibility

Minimum Qualification

  1. M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale. (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject).Mathematics in the 10+2 level is desirable.
  2. If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:
    • Only marks, percentage will be considered.
    • Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula:
      CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS
      PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
    • Both marks and CGPA/CPI
      • Percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/gradesheet, will be considered, if absolute grading was followed.
      • CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading was followed.
  3. Additionally, a National level examination like National Eligibilitiy Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/DBT (JRF A category)/ICMR (JRF category I)/NET-LS/INSPIRE-Ph.D./Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship/JGEEBILS or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.
  4. Students whose results for CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship or Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship or INSPIRE-Ph.D. or any other equivalent fellowship are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application. Such candidates may walk-in for the interview provided they have qualified for any of the above fellowship before the interview date.
  5. Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria

A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.

Mere fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the test and interview.

Please Note:

  • All communication with candidates will be by e-mail only.
  • Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
  • In case of any application-related queries, your application number must be mentioned in the subject line.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before January 1, 2018.
  • Selection will be based on interviews of the short-listed candidates.
  • Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC/ST and PD applicants will be as per Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates, if selected.
  • Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview. The respective departments may use additional criteria (based on academic performance and/or performance in the national level tests) in order to shortlist candidates for interviews depending on the number of applications received.

Selection Procedure

Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Date of interview will be communicated to shortlisted candidates by e-mail and the same will be available on the Institute website. TA will be paid to SC/ST candidates appearing for the interview as per Govt. of India norms.

Candidates shortlisted for Interview

  1. Subrat Sethi
  2. Saikat Bolar
  3. Sudeepa Devi

Date of Interview: - 28/11/2017

Mathematics

Eligibility

Minimum Qualification

  1. M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject).
  2. If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:
    • Only marks, percentage will be considered.
    • Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula:
      CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS
      PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
    • Both marks and CGPA/CPI
      • Percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/gradesheet, will be considered, if absolute grading was followed.
      • CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading was followed.
  3. Additionally, a National level examination like National Eligibilitiy Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/DBT (JRF A category)/ICMR (JRF category I)/NET-LS/INSPIRE-Ph.D./Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship/JGEEBILS or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.
  4. Students whose results for CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF/INSPIRE-Ph.D. Fellowship or NET-LS or Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship any other equivalent fellowship are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application. Such candidates may walk-in for the interview provided they have qualified examination for any of the above fellowship before the interview date.
  5. Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria

A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.

Mere fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the test and interview.

Please Note:

  • All communication with candidates will be by e-mail only.
  • Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
  • In case of any application-related queries, your application number must be mentioned in the subject line.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before January 1, 2018.
  • Selection will be based on interviews of the short-listed candidates.
  • Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC/ST and PD applicants will be as per Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates, if selected.
  • Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview. The respective departments may use additional criteria (based on academic performance and/or performance in the national level tests) in order to shortlist candidates for interviews depending on the number of applications received.

Selection Procedure

Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Date of interview will be communicated to shortlisted candidates by e-mail and the same will be available on the Institute website. TA will be paid to SC/ST candidates appearing for the interview as per Govt. of India norms.

Selected Candidates

  1. Priyaranjan Mallick
  2. Dhrubajyoti Sarkar
Physics

Eligibility

Minimum Qualification

  1. M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale (overall percentage/CGPA/CPI; not only in majoring subject).
  2. If the transcript/grade sheet issued by the Institute/University reports:
    • Only marks, percentage will be considered.
    • Only grades, CGPA/CPI will be considered. If CGPA/CPI is reported on any scale other than 10 (eg. 4 point/ 8 point scale), an equivalent CGPA/CPI will be calculated as per the following formula:
      CGPA/CPI in a 10 point scale = (CGPA/CPI Obtained×10)/PS
      PS = Point scale used by the Institute/University.
    • Both marks and CGPA/CPI
      • Percentage equivalent of CGPA/CPI, as indicated on the transcript/gradesheet, will be considered, if absolute grading was followed.
      • CGPA/CPI ONLY will be considered, if relative grading was followed.
  3. Additionally, a National level examination like National Eligibilitiy Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/DBT (JRF A category)/ICMR (JRF category I)/NET-LS/INSPIRE-Ph.D./Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship/JGEEBILS or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.
  4. Students whose results for CSIR-JRF/UGC-JRF/INSPIRE-Ph.D. Fellowship or NET-LS or Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship any other equivalent fellowship are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application. Such candidates may walk-in for the interview provided they have qualified examination for any of the above fellowship before the interview date.
  5. Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria

A relaxation of 5% of marks, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, will be allowed for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PD categories.

Mere fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle a candidate to be called for the test and interview.

Please Note:

  • All communication with candidates will be by e-mail only.
  • Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
  • In case of any application-related queries, your application number must be mentioned in the subject line.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the Ph.D. programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before January 1, 2018.
  • Selection will be based on interviews of the short-listed candidates.
  • Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC/ST and PD applicants will be as per Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates, if selected.
  • Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview. The respective departments may use additional criteria (based on academic performance and/or performance in the national level tests) in order to shortlist candidates for interviews depending on the number of applications received.

Selection Procedure

Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Date of interview will be communicated to shortlisted candidates by e-mail and the same will be available on the Institute website. TA will be paid to SC/ST candidates appearing for the interview as per Govt. of India norms.

Candidates shortlisted for Interview

  1. Shakti Prasad Sethi
  2. Soumya Mukherjee
  3. Sriadibhatla Kiranmai
  4. Gudla Vardhini
  5. Parul Kumar Sharma
  6. Bharti Bhoy
  7. Aradhya Mishra

Date of Interview: - 27/11/2017

Contact information

In-charge, Academic Affairs
Email:coaa@iiserbpr.ac.in

Queries will be entertained on the above mentioned e-mail only. Please mention the name of the Department being applied to in the 'Subject' of the mail.

Age Limit:

Preferably not more than 28 years as on January 01, 2018. Age relaxation of 3 years will be given for OBC (Non Creamy Layer) and 5 years for SC/ST/PD/Female applicants.

Reservation

According to Government of India norms.

Fellowship

All selected candidates will be eligible for either Institute fellowship of Rs. 25,000/- per month or fellowship as per the norms of the funding agency, in vogue, subject to satisfactory performance in their course work.