Integrated Ph.D. Programme

Integrated Ph.D. Programme is a research programme. At the end of the successful completion, Master of Science and Ph.D. degree are awarded.

The first three semesters will consist of core and elective courses specialized in Chemistry. The fourth semester will consist of advanced courses and project work. After the successful completion of comprehensive and project work, the student will continue with research leading to the Ph.D. degree.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Chemical Sciences/ Engineering/ Technology and related areas as applicable, under the 10+2+3/4 system.
  • The minimum requirement for admission to the programme is 55% marks or 6.0 out of 10 CGPA in the Bachelor's degree (as declared by the University).
  • Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC/ST and PD applicants will be made according to Government of India rules.

Selection procedure

Short-listed candidates who have applied for School of Chemistry will be called for a written test and those short-listed in the written test will appear for interview(s).

Duration of the Programme

The maximum duration of the Integrated Ph.D. programme is 14 semesters.


The students will be awarded Institute scholarship of Rs. 10,000/- per month until the successful completion of the coursework and comprehensive examination provided the student maintains a minimum AGPA (annual grade point average) of 6.0.

After clearing the comprehensive examination the studentship will be made equivalent to that of UGC-CSIR JRF/SRF excluding the contingency grant and HRA. The studentship will be paid for a maximum of 14 semesters (including 4 semesters of course work) for each student provided (s)he is in good academic standing.

Fellowship stands automatically terminated at the end of 14 semesters for which the student registered.


For the current fee structure, see the following URL.

Guide book




Contact Dean (Academics) IISER-TVM CET Campus TVM 695016 Tel: 0471-2579-433

  • Useful links

  • Student Achievement

    • adithya

      Ms. Shine K. Albert

      (Ph.D. Student)

      - The best oral presentation award at the Material Research Society of India, Trivandrum Chapter Annual Technical Meeting, Sree chithira Thirunal Institute of Medical Science and Technology, Trivandrum, 2015

      - The best oral presentation at Inter-IISER Chemistry Meet (IICM-2015), Thiruvananthapuram, 2015.

    • adithya

      Mr. S. Chandrashekar

      (Ph.D. Student)

      - The best poster prize in Multiscale Modeling of Materials and Devices (MMMD-2014)- A DAE-BRNS symposium held at BARC, Mumbai, 2014.

      - The best poster prize in Chemistry with Computers – A International symposium in chemistry held at IICT, Hyderabad, 2014.

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