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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram
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Integrated Ph. D. Admissions, August 2019

Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the integrated Ph.D. programme (iPhD) starting from 1st August 2019 at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM)

Schools

Eligibility criteria

About IISER TVM written test

Biology

Admission Streams: IISER TVM Test-2019, JGEEBILS-2019, JAM-BL-2019 and JAM-BT-2019

Bachelor's degree in Biological/Chemical/Physical/ Mathematical Sciences with a minimum of 55% marks (or a CGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale) for General/OBC-NCL candidates and a minimum of 50% marks (or a CGPA of 5.5 in the 10 point scale) for SC/ST and PwD candidates.

Candidate should qualify in any one (or more) of the following examinations:

IISER TVM Test-2019

JGEEBILS 2019

JAM 2019 - BL

JAM 2019 - BT

Candidates shortlisted from any of the above streams will be required to appear for interview(s).

Questions for IISER TVM test will be multiple choice

Download the PDF file of the syllabus for the written test in Biology

Chemistry

Admission Streams: IISER TVM Test-2019 and JAM-CY-2019

Bachelor's degree in Chemical science with a minimum of 55% marks (or a CGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale) for general/OBC-NCL candidates and a minimum of 50% marks (or a CGPA of 5.5 in the 10 point scale) for SC/ST and PwD candidates.

Candidate should qualify in any one (or more) of the following examinations.

IISER TVM test-2019

JAM-CY-2019

Candidates shortlisted from any of the above streams will be required to appear for interview(s)

Questions for IISER TVM test will be multiple choice

Download the PDF file of the syllabus for the written test in Chemistry

Mathematics

Admission Streams: IISER TVM Test-2019, NBHM-MA/MSc 2018-19*, JAM-MA-2019, JAM-MS-2019

Bachelor's degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Engineering/ Technology in a relevant discipline with minimum of 55% marks (or a CGPA of 6.0 on a 10 points scale) for general/OBC-NCL candidates and a minimum of 50% marks (or a CGPA of 5.5 on a 10 point scale) for SC/ST and PwD candidates.

Candidate should qualify in any one (or more) of the following examinations.

IISER-TVM Test-2019

NBHM-MA/MSc 2018-19

JAM-MA-2019

JAM-MS-2019

Candidates shortlisted from any of the above streams will be required to appear for interview(s)

*Note: In case of NBHM-MA/MSc 2018-19, candidates who have qualified the written test and have received the NBHM-MA/MSc Interview call letter are also eligible to apply.

Research Areas:

Faculty research areas can be broadly classified as following:

Algebra, Number Theory &Geometry: Linear Algebra, Group Theory, Commutative Algebra, Homological Algebra, Number Theory

Analysis: Functional Analysis/Numerical Functional Analysis, Harmonic Analysis, Wavelet Analysis,Complex Dynamics, Ergodic Theory, Dynamical Systems

Applied Analysis: Partial Differential Equations (PDEs), Control Theory, Image Processing using PDEs, Stochastic PDEs, Mathematical Finance, Financial Engineering, Numerical Analysis & Scientific Computing, Mathematical and Computational Fluid Dynamics 

Computational Sciences: Numerical Functional Analysis/Mathematical Finance/Financial Engineering/Mathematical Biology/Data Science Research/Applied Cryptography

Questions for IISER TVM test will be multiple choice

Download the PDF file of the syllabus for the written test in Mathematics

Physics

Admission Streams: JEST-2019 and JAM-PH-2019

Bachelor's degree in Physical Sciences, Engineering or Technology with minimum 55 % marks (or a CGPA of 6.0 in the 10 point scale) for general/OBC-NCL candidates and a minimum of 50% marks (or a CGPA of 5.5 in the 10 point scale) for SC/ST and PwD candidates

Candidate should qualify in any one (or more) of the following examinations.

JEST-2019

JAM-PH-2019

Candidates shortlisted from any of the above streams will be required to appear for interview(s).

Not Applicable

General information:

  • Students appearing in the final year Bachelor degree examination are also eligible to apply. However, if selected, their admission will be subjected to fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria for the individual school.
  • Please go through the Instructions carefully before filling up the application form.
  • Applicants should complete the online application form at the following URL: http://appserv.iisertvm.ac.in/iphd/
    Only online applications are accepted.
  • Applicants will also be prompted to upload necessary supporting documents, like photograph, proof of date of birth, mark sheet/grade transcript, community certificate etc. in JPEG format only.
    Go to Required documents for the information regarding the size of the files.
  • Candidates are required to make a payment of Rs. 500/- [candidates belonging to SC/ST category are exempted from payment] as processing fee through https://www.onlinesbi.com/prelogin/icollecthome.htm
  • On submission of the online application form, the applicants will receive an acknowledgment email with an application number.
  • Candidates who wish to apply to individual/different schools through different streams (JGEEBILS, JAM, NBHM-MA/MSc, JEST & IISER test) need to fill separate application forms, and separate fee has to be paid for each application.
  • Short-listed applicants will be invited for a written test/interview at IISER TVM.
  • Venue for interviews [ALL Streams]: IISER - Thiruvananthapuram, Maruthamala PO, Vithura, Thiruvananthapuram - 695551, Kerala, India.
  • Normal relaxation to the eligibility criteria will be applicable as per government of India guidelines.
  • In case of any application related queries, please contact by email, addressed to the iPhD coordinator [iphdadmission@iisertvm.ac.in]. Other mode of communication will not be entertained.

Important Dates

Opening of online application portal 01st March 2019
Last date for receipt of online applications 05th April 2019
IISER-TVM 2019 Test
Date of IISER-TVM 2019 Test 05th May 2019
Reporting Time 10.00 am
Duration of IISER-TVM 2019 Test 11.00 am - 01.00 pm
Venue IISER Thiruvananthapuram, Vithura Campus
Interview Dates
IPhD interview dates for School of Biology 10-12th June 2019
IPhD interview dates for School of Chemistry 06-07th June 2019
IPhD interview dates for School of Mathematics 20-21st June 2019
IPhD interview dates for School of Physics 10-11th June 2019
Reporting time for all candidates 8.30am on the first day of the interview
Venue IISER Thiruvananthapuram, Vithura Campus
If a candidate qualifies the first round of interview, he/she has to stay back for the next day(s) for the second round of interview.