Indian Institute of Science Education and Research IISER Kolkata PhD Admission 2013

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    Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata
    Estd by the Ministry of HRD, Govt of India
    Mohanpur Campus, PO Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur-741252, Nadla, West Bengal
    Email phd@iiserkol.ac.in, Website IISER Kolkata - Home
    Admission Notice 2013-14

    Ph.D Admission 2013
    Information and Instruction for applicants of Post-Bachelor Integrated PhD programme (2013-14)
    Eligibility: Students with a B.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.B.B.S. degree from any recognized University/Institute/College can apply for the Post-Bachelor Integrated Ph.D. programme in Biological, Chemical, Earth, Mathematical and Physical Sciences


    Candidates need to secure a minimum of 60% marks in Honours or Major (whichever applicable) or equivalent grades in their qualifying examinations
    Those who are appearing in the final examination of their degree course can also apply; for them, the eligibility marks are 60% in aggregate, based on the marks obtained in the undergraduate exam
    Students applying for a Post-Bachelor Integrated Ph.D. Programme are required to have the following subject(s) in the undergraduate courses

    Selection procedure:
    Institute-level committee(s) will scrutinize all the applications, and prepare a shortlist of candidates, who will be called for written test/interview
    The students qualifying the written test will be interviewed (the same day or the next day)
    The Institute will finally declare the list of selected candidates on the Institute website
    Students will be given a monthly fellowship
    For candidates whose final exam marks are not available at the time of interview, admission to the programme will be provisional; they must produce their final mark sheet to academic cell showing that they had secured 60% or more in aggregate in their Bachelor within 60 days of their admission

    Written Test / Interview:
    Written test is mandatory for all candidates
    Those who are selected from the written test would be called for the interview
    For example, the written test for Department of Chemical Sciences is on 17th June 2013 in the morning
    The interview for Chemical Sciences would be in the afternoon of 17th and both in the morning and the afternoon of 18th reporting time for the written test/interview is 9.00 am in the morning
    All candidates must bring blue/black ball point pens and a writing board for the written test

    Venue:
    The venue of written test/interview is the Mohanpur campus of IISER Kolkata

    How to Apply: The applicants should open the link http://registration.iiserkol.ac.in/PhD_Application.html and properly fill the application form as instructed and submit
    Applicants should save the properly filled application form and take a print as the hard copy of the application
    Documents Required: Selected candidates for test/interview should bring a hard copy of application along with the required documents listed below at the time of test/interview
    Attested copies of mark sheets and certificates of all examinations starting from high school leaving certificate, two letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes) and a statement of purpose (not exceeding 300 words), photo identity and proof of age
    Selection Procedure: List of shortlisted candidates (based on merit, subject specialization and required research area) for test/interview will be published in the IISER-Kolkata website tentatively in the third week of April, 2013
    The interview date will be announced along with the shortlisted candidates list
    The selected candidates will receive the offer letter containing also the last date for joining shortly after the interview
    Course Work and Laboratory Rotation: The Research fellows will have to do course work and laboratory rotations during first semester
    The course content will be decided by the department concerned for each student according to his/ her need
    Ph.D Supervisor will be selected only after the course work/Laboratory rotation


    Important Dates
    Application Portal Opens: 24th April 2013
    Last date of application: 26th May 2013
    Publication of list of selected candidates for test and interview: 30th May 2013
    Dates for written test and interview:
    For Chemical Sciences: 17th June, 2013 to 18th June 2013
    For Physical Sciences: 18th June 2013 to 19th June 2013
    For Biological, Mathematical and Earth Sciences : 19th June, 2013 to 20th June, 2013
    Publication of final list of selected candidates: 26th June 2013
    Reporting time for written test/Interview: 9.00 a.m. in the morning

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