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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Berhampur

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Berhampur
Established by the Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India
Transit campus (Govt. iti), Engg School Road
Berhampur, Odisha 760010
Phone-No: +91 680 2227 707
Email: caa@iiserbpr.ac.in Website: www.iiserbpr.ac.in
Establish: 2006

About College:

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Berhampur, established in 2016 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India is a Center of Excellence dedicated to teaching and research in basic sciences. As a unique initiative in science education in India, IISER Berhampur aims to be a University of the highest caliber devoted to both high quality teaching and state-of-the-art research in a totally integrated manner, thus nurturing both curiosity and creativity.

Course Name:

PhD in Biological Sciences

Eligibility:

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 Eligibility Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/DBT (JRF A category)/ICMR (JRF category I)/NET-LS/INSPIRE-PhD/JGEEBILS or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.

Or

BS-MS Dual Degree graduates of IISERs and B.Tech graduates of IITs with CPI >=8.

5.    Students whose results for CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship or ICMR-JRF category-I or DBT-JRF or INSPIRE-PhD 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 caa@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 PhD programme. However, if selected, admission to the PhD programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria.

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

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

Course Name:

PhD in Chemistry Sciences

Eligibility:

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 Eligibility Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/JEST/JGEEBILS/ICMR/INSPIRE-PhD/NET-LS/Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.

Or

BS-MS Dual Degree graduates of IISERs and B.Tech graduates of IITs with CPI >=8.

4.    Students whose results for CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship or INSPIRE-PhD 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 Chemistry at hod_chm@iiserbpr.ac.in (with a CC to caa@iiserbpr.ac.in) and inform if they will attend the interview.

5.    Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for PhD programme. However, if selected, admission to the PhD programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria.

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

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

Course Name:

PhD in Mathematics

Eligibility:

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 Eligibility Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/NBHM/CSIR-JRF/NET-LS/INSPIRE-PhD or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.

Or

BS-MS Dual Degree graduates of IISERs and B.Tech graduates of IITs with CPI >=8.

4.    Students whose results for CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship or INSPIRE-PhD 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 Mathematics at hod_maths@iiserbpr.ac.in (with a CC to caa@iiserbpr.ac.in) and inform if they will attend the interview.

5.    Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for PhD programme. However, if selected, admission to the PhD programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria.

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

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

Course Name:

PhD in Physical Sciences

Eligibility:

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 Eligibility Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/JEST/CSIR-JRF/NET-LS/INSPIRE-PhD/JGEEBILS or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.

Or

BS-MS Dual Degree graduates of IISERs and B.Tech graduates of IITs with CPI >=8.

4.    Students whose results for CSIR-UGC NET Fellowship or Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship or INSPIRE-PhD 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 Physics at hod_phy@iiserbpr.ac.in (with a CC to caa@iiserbpr.ac.in) and inform if they will attend the interview.

5.    Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for PhD programme. However, if selected, admission to the PhD programme would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria.

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

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

How to Apply:

Online application is a Two-Step process. Step 1 is to register and validate your email address. Step 2 is to fill up the application form.

Apply Online

Step 1

·         Fill up the register form.

·         You will be sent a confirmation email for validation.

·         On confirmation, go to Step 2.

Step 2

·         Enter your email and password in login form.

·         On validation you will be redirected to online application form.

Contact Information

In case of any department-specific queries, please contact the respective department heads (E-mail ids given below) with a CC to caa@iiserbpr.ac.in

·         Biological Sciences: hod_bio@iiserbpr.ac.in

·         Chemical Sciences: hod_chm@iiserbpr.ac.in

·         Mathematical Sciences: hod_maths@iiserbpr.ac.in

·         Physical Sciences: hod_phy@iiserbpr.ac.in

For any application-related queries please contact erp@iiserbpr.in (with a CC to office_aa@iiserbpr.ac.in)

Closing Date:

Start Date of receiving applications: 5th October, 2019

Closing Date of receiving applications:   5th November, 2019

Interview dates (Tentative): 26th November 2019 – 6th December 2019

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