Raman Research Institute Bangalore PhD Admissions 2014

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  1. Ph.D Programme Admission 2014
    Raman Research Institute (RRI) is a premier research institution for advanced research

    Applications are invited from motivated and qualified students for admission to the Ph.D programme 2014

    Research scholars undergo intensive course work during the first year

    The medium of instruction is English

    On successful completion of the course work and other requirements for confirmation of the candidature, they will be registered for a PhD degree with the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

    Students are paid a scholarship of Rs. 16,000/-per month for the first two years and Rs.18,000/- thereafter for the next three years, subject to satisfactory progress

    Students are also provided hostel accommodation for a period of five years depending on availability or additional 30% of the stipend as House Rent Allowance in lieu of hostel accommodation

    In addition, they are paid a book grant of Rs 5,000/- per annum for four years

    RRI encourages and supports participation of students in national and international conferences

    RRI is also a participant in the Joint Astronomy Programme (JAP) with the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and the Physics in Biology Programme with the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore

    Eligibility: Candidates seeking admission in Physics must have M.Sc degree in Physics/Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate or equivalent or first class B.E./B.Tech degree in Engineering. Candidates seeking admission in Chemistry must have M.Sc degree in Chemistry with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate

    Students who expect to complete their final degree in the academic year 2013-2014 may also apply, provided they can produce their final score card at the time of admission

    Reservation: Reservations for SC/ST/OBC candidates will be as per norms

    Selection Procedure: The Candidates seeking admission are called for interview based on

    Physics: Performance in the Joint Entrance Screening Test 2014 (JEST 2014) to be held on 16th Feb 2014, Sunday at several centers throughout the country

    Please visit http://www.jest.org.in for additional information about JEST; or

    Performance in UGC/-CSIR-NET for JRF or with sufficiently high score in GATE or in general GRE/Advanced GRE (Physics)

    Chemistry: The candidates are selected for interview based on their performance in written test held at RRI or UGC/-CSIR NET for JRF

    The final selection for all the candidates is based on the performance in the interviews to be held at RRI in the second week of June 2014

    Call letters for written test /interviews will be sent around mid-April, 2014

    Exceptional candidates, who have obtained Master’s degree in physics with minimum 6.0 final GPA (on 10 point scale) or equivalent and have 2 years or more research experience with research publications of acceptable standard, may apply for possible direct admission to the PhD program and can contactadmissions@rri.res.in for further details

    How to apply: Candidates can apply online through www.rri.res

    Online applications are preferred

    All candidates need to apply for admissions at RRI

    Students can apply online through http://www.rri.res.in/phd_programme.html linkonline applications are preferred

    For those who have difficulty in applying online, hard copy of the application forms can be requested from the admissions office, by sending a self addressed envelope (25x20 cm) to the Raman Research Institute,CV Raman Avenue, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore-560080

    Important Dates:
    Online submission of application starts from: 15th Jan 2014
    Last date for requesting the printed application forms: 15th Mar 2014
    Last date for receiving the completed application forms (both online and hardcopy submission): 31st Mar 2014

    Raman Research Institute
    CV Raman Avenue, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore-560080
    Tel 080-23610122, (Ext. 135)
    E-mail admissions@rri.res.in, Website www.rri.res.in

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