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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata
Autonomous Institution
IIT Kharagpur Extension Centre, Block-HC, Sector-III, Salt Lake City
Kolkata, West Bangal
Phone-No: 91-33-64513294
Email: info@iiserkol.ac.in Website: www.iiserkol.ac.in

About College:

The basic idea of IISER is to create research Universities of the highest calibre in which teaching and education will be totally integrated with the state of the art research. These Universities are devoted to Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching in sciences in an intellectually vibrant atmosphere of research. One of the important objectives of creating these Universities is to make education and careers in basic sciences more attractive by providing opportunities in integrative teaching and learning of sciences and break the barriers of traditional disciplines.

Course Name:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Research Areas: Biological, Chemical, Geological, Mathematical and Physical Sciences]

Eligibility:

Masters degree

Selection:  Twice a year

Admission: Online Application Portal

i.      For students with own fellowship: Students with independent PhD fellowship from external funding agencies (e.g. CSIR, UGC, DBT, ICMR, INSPIRE, NBHM, etc.) and having a minimum of 55% marks in their Master’s degree are eligible to apply for the IISER Kolkata PhD Program.

ii.     For students without any fellowship: The areas in which Institute-funded PhD students will be taken will be announced in the PhD advertisement. An applicant much have qualified at least one national level exam (e.g. GATE, JGEEBILS, JEST etc.) and must have a minimum of 55% marks in the Master’s degree.

iii.    The minimum eligibility criteria mentioned above may change time to time upon recommendation by the Senate.

iv.   Fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria does not ensure that a candidate will be called for the interview. Additional criteria might be set by the departments based on academic records, experience and research interest of the candidates.

v.    Relaxation for SC/ST & OBC candidates will be as per prescribed Government of India norms.

How to Apply:

PhD Registration:

i.              The selected candidates are required to complete the online pre-registration process after paying the requisite fees through online transaction (the pre-registration period and the current fee structure can be found on the Institute website). After the pre-registration and deposition of fees, a PhD student will be formally registered on the date of his/her joining by filling up the required registration form.

ii.             A department may choose to offer PhD position to the wait-listed candidates once the preregistration deadline in over.

iii.            Students waiting for their final Masters Degree result may be provisionally selected for PhD program but they must furnish the final result (mark-sheet) satisfying the qualification criteria within 30 days from the date of admission. Scholarship will not be given to the provisionally admitted students until the production of the final result. After production of the final result, the fellowships for the preceding months will be released with retroactive effect. If a provisionally admitted student fails to meet the eligibility criteria in his/her final results, admission to IISER Kolkata will stand cancelled.

iv.           Copies of joining report and attested forms of the new batch of externally-funded PhD students are to be submitted through the thesis supervisor, to the Academic Cell within two weeks of their joining IISER Kolkata.

v.            The PhD registration will be valid for six years from the date of registration.

Closing Date:

PhD application portal opens: 3rd March, 2019

Application portal closes: 14th April, 2019

Publication of shortlist for interview: 24th April, 2019

Tentative Interview dates: 15th to 31st May, 2019

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Nirma University Institute of Technology, NUIT, Ahmedabad

Nirma University Institute of Technology, NUIT, Ahmedabad
Nirma University of Science and Technology
Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway, Post: Chandlodia, Via: Gota,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Phone-No: 02717 - 241900 to 04 241911 to 15
Fax: 02717 - 241916 – 17
Email: asst_registrar@nirmauni.ac.in Website: www.nirmauni.ac.in

About College:

Institute of Technology, Nirma University, earlier known as Nirma Institute of Technology, started in 1995 by Nirma Education and Research Foundation (NERF), was the first self-financed engineering college in Gujarat. Within 18 years of inception, Institute of Technology is a leading hub of education, offering multidisciplinary undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. programmes in engineering. The institute is  ranked within top 25 self-financed engineering colleges of India in the survey conducted by various rating agencies. The faculty members and students of the Institute have won many prestigious awards and bring laurels to the institute. The Institute is located in peaceful and sylvan surroundings of Ahmedabad city in the heart of Gujarat. The Institute provides disciplined, serene and conducive environ for reflection, repose and research. The Campus is overwhelmed with lush green sceneries masking the concrete beneath. The ardent pursuit of knowledge by the young aspirants leads to knowledge generation and innovative solutions for the community and society. And, to give wings to these aspirations, the Institute presently has more than 4500 students and 180 faculty members, making relentless efforts for making a mark with their presence globally. The campus vibrates with not only world class curricular activities but also with myriad activities like international conventions, symposia, conferences, student competitions, conclaves, short-term industry relevant programs, cultural activities and many more.

Course Name:

PhD (Full-Time and Part-Time) [PhD Programmes in the University are offered by the Faculty of Technology & Engineering, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Management , Faculty of Law and Faculty of Architecture]

Eligibility:

For Ph.D. (Full-Time and Part-Time Programme): Candidates for admission to the. programme shall have a Master's degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade 'B' in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions..

Candidates possessing a Degree considered equivalent to M.Phil. Degree of an Indian Institution, from a Foreign Educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions, shall be eligible for admission to Ph.D. programme.

How to Apply:

·         The Application Form Processing Fee for the Ph.D. Programme is Rs. 1250/- (non-refundable). The application will be considered complete only after payment of the Application Form Processing Fee through online mode.

·         The applicant who fulfills the necessary requirements can apply for the Ph.D. admissions in Full-Time, Part-Time, Part-Time (Visvesvaraya Scheme only for Technology & Engineering) or all the categories. Those who are applying for all the three categories will have to pay the processing fee of Rs. 1250/- + Rs. 1250/-+1250/- = Total Rs. 3750/

List of Enclosures to be uploaded are as under:

·         Qualifying examination mark-sheets/grade sheets, Certificate of Passing of Graduation and Master Degree

·         Authenticated document showing conversion from CPI/CGPA to percentage, wherever applicable

·         Certificate of UGC-NET/SLET (Including JRF) / Score Card of GATE with validity of duration and cut-off marks / Certificate of Teacher Fellowship Holder / Certificate of M.Phil. Programme.

i) Experience Certificate, if applicable

ii) Certificate of Research Experience, if any

iii) No Objection Certificate from the present employer (applicable for the full-time sponsored candidates)

iv) No Objection Certificate and Infrastructural Support Certificate for conducting research from the present employer (applicable for only the part-time candidates)

v) Tentative Research Proposal (including a tentative title, objectives of research, proposed methodology, time –line, etc.)

vi) Copies of the technical papers published in refereed journals, if any

Contact Details:

Deputy Registrar (Ph.D. Section)

1st Floor, Institute of Management

Nirma University, Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway

Ahmedabad – 382 481

Ph: + 91-02717-241911-15

Email: phd.section@nirmauni.ac.in

Closing Date:

Online Application Process Ends: 30th April, 2019

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