Ph.D. Admissions, January 2012

Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the Ph.D. programme beginning in January 2012 at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram.

Candidates with Masters degree in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, Physical Sciences and related fields are eligible to apply. Individual schools will have additional eligibility criteria including qualifying in national level tests like CSIR-UGC-JRF, GATE, ICMR, JEST, NBHM etc. Students with DST-INSPIRE Ph.D. fellowship are eligible to apply. Please see the following URL

for details on the eligibility criteria for applying to the individual schools at IISER TVM and to download the application form.

Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC/ST candidates will be made according to the Government of India rules.

All students admitted to the Ph.D. programme receive fellowships either from national fellowships like CSIR-UGC-JRF/DBT-JRF/ICMR-JRF/NBHM or from IISERTVM.

For details on the areas of research IISER TVM is engaged in, please visit the institute home page at

Completed applications (along with Demand Draft for Rs.200/-[Rs.100/- for SC/ST] drawn in favour of the Registrar, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram) should be sent to The Dean (Academics), Application for the Ph.D. programme at the School of ________, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram, Computer Science Building, CET Campus, Engineering College PO, Thiruvananthapuram – 695016, Kerala so as to reach on or before September 30, 2011.

Enquiries about the admissions can be made to phdprogramme[at]iisertvm[dot]ac[dot]in. Please also consult the FAQs page for more information: