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Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, HBCSE, Mumbai

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, HBCSE, Mumbai
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, TISR
VN Purav Marg, Mankhurd
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Phone-No: 022- 25072304 25072230
Fax: 022-25566803
Email: admissions@hbcse.tifr.res.inWebsite:

About College:

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, HBCSE is a National Centre of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. The broad goals of the Centre are to promote equity and excellence in science and mathematics education from primary school to undergraduate college level, and encourage the growth of scientific literacy in the country. To these ends it carries out a wide spectrum of inter-related activities, which may be viewed under three broad categories: (a) Research and Development, (b) Teacher Orientation and Science Popularisation, and (c) Olympiads and other Students' Nurture Programmes. Links to different activities are provided below.

Course Name:

PhD in Science Education


M.Sc. (in any subject), M.E., M. Tech or a Master's degree (M.A./ M.S.W.) in any of the social/ behavioural sciences/ psychology/ linguistics/ sociology/ economics/ anthropology, M.Ed. with a science or social sciences/humanities undergraduate degree.


Rs. 31000/- per month till registration, Rs. 35000/- per month post-registration

Additionally, 24% HRA in lieu of on-campus institute accommodation

Annual contingency grant of Rs. 40000/-

How to Apply:

To apply online, to download the form and for more information about admission to the programme, please visit Website.

Note: This is a programme in education. It is not a pure or applied science research programme.

Admissions are made initially for six months, renewable every six months up to a maximum of five years. Continuation is subject to completion of ilestones as specified by the subject board. An application fee of Rs. 250/- for female candidates and Rs. 750/- for male candidates should be paid online or through DD (non-refundable) in favour of “Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR” and payable at Mumbai. To apply offline, send the completed form along with one passport size photograph and the demand draft to:

Graduate School Admissions - 2020,

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education,

TIFR, V. N. Purav Marg,

Mankhurd, Mumbai 400088.

A written test for eligible applicants will be held at different centres around the country: Chennai, Bengaluru, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bhopal and Guwahati (provisional). Those who qualify will be called for an interview.

Closing Date:

Application submission deadline: 31st March, 2020

Written test: 10th May, 2020

Interview: June 3rd week, 2020


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