IISER - TVM

Integrated Ph. D. Admissions, August 2017

Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the Integrated Ph.D. programme starting from 1st August 2017 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-2017, JGEEBILS-2017, JAM-BL-2017 and JAM-BT-2017

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.

  1. IISER TVM Test-2017
  2. JGEEBILS-2017
  3. JAM-BL-2017 or JAM-BT-2017

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

  • Questions for IISER test will be multiple choice
  • Download the PDF file of the syllabus for the written test in Biology
Chemistry

Admission Streams: IISER TVM Test-2017 and JAM-CY-2017

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.

  1. IISER TVM Test-2017
  2. JAM-CY-2017

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

  • Questions for IISER test will be multiple choice
  • Download the PDF file of the syllabus for the written test in Chemistry
Mathematics

Admission Streams: JAM-MA-2017, JAM-MS-2017 and NBHM-MA/MSc 2016-17

Bachelor's degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Engineering/ Technology in a relevant discipline with minimum of 55% marks (or a CGPA of 6.0 in the 10 points 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.

  1. NBHM-MA/MSc 2016-17
  2. JAM-MA-2017
  3. JAM-MS-2017

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

Note: In case of NBHM-MA/MSc 2016-17, candidates who have qualified the written test and have received the NBHM-MA/MSc interview call letter are eligible to apply.

Not Applicable
Physics

Admission Streams: JEST-2017 and JAM-PH-2017

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.

  1. JEST-2017
  2. JAM-PH-2017

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. 200/- [candidates belonging to SC/ST category are exempted from payment] as processing fee through the Powerjyoti Account (Please download the PDF file of the challan for application fee through Powerjyoti.)
  • 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 written examination [Chemistry and Biology] - will be updated on the IISER TVM website.
  • Venue for interviews [ALL Streams]: IISER Thiruvananthapuram, Computer Science Building, College of Engineering Trivandrum (CET) Campus, Trivandrum 695016

Important dates

Opening of online application portal 22 March 2017
Last date for receipt of online applications 13 April 2017 [23:59 hrs IST]
IISER Test 2017 for School of Chemistry and Biology 30 April 2017
Announcement of shortlisted candidates for interview(s) 05 May 2017
Interview dates for Chemistry & Mathematics 05-07 June 2017
Interview dates for Physics 12-13 June 2017
Interview dates for Biology 12-14 June 2017
Declaration of the list of the selected candidates Will be published at IISER TVM web site
Venue for written examination (Chemistry & Biology) Will be notified
Venue for Interview [all streams] IISER-Thiruvananthapuram, Computer Science Building, College of Engineering Trivandrum Campus, Engineering College P.O, Sreekaryam Thiruvananthapuram - 695016.
  • Mere fulfilling the eligibility criterion does not entitle the applicants to be called for the IISER written test and interview.
  • IISER-TVM reserve the right to impose additional cut offs for shortlisting.
  • For any queries contact iphdadmission@iisertvm.ac.in