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Ph.D Admission for Pharma candidates at Indian Institute of Science

The Institute offers opportunities for pursuing advanced research in frontier areas of science, engineering and technology to motivated and talented students with a keen sense of scientific inquiry.  Research students constitute the largest group on the campus (more than 70% of the student body).  The Institute awards about 250 Ph D and M Tech (Research) degrees, every year.

Applications are invited for admission to the (i) Research (Ph D) Programmes and (ii) Ph D - External Registration Programme (ERP) at Indian Institute of Science.

DEPARTMENTS / AREAS : Ph D in Science Faculty: Ecological Sciences, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Mathematics, Molecular Reproduction, Development & Genetics, Organic Chemistry, Physics, and Solid State & Structural Chemistry.
Ph D in Engineering Faculty: Chemical Engineering, Computer Science & Automation, Computational and Data Sciences, Electrical Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Systems Engineering, Instrumentation & Applied Physics, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nano Science & Engineering, Product Design and Manufacturing and Sustainable Technologies.
Ph D in Interdisciplinary areas: Biosystems Science and Engineering (offered by Centre for Biosystems Science and Engineering), Brain and Artificial Intelligence (offered by Brain, Computation, and Data Science group), Energy-[Ph D- ERP only] (offered by Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research), Cyber Physical Systems (offered by Robert Bosch Centre for Physical Systems).

Eligibility : Applicants possessing a minimum of second class or equivalent in the following degrees as applicable to the individual departments / areas are eligible to apply:
Qualifying degree and Qualifying in national entrance tests (Mode of entry)
1.Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ 4-year Bachelor of Science :  Valid GATE score / NET JRF* is mandatory
2. Master’s degree in Science / Master’s degree in Economics, Geography, Psychology, Management, Commerce, Operations Research, Computer Science/ Application : Valid GATE score / NET JRF is mandatory.
3. Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Architecture/ Agriculture / Pharmacy / Veterinary Sciences : Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF/GPAT.
4. MS/MBA (post BE/B Tech/M Sc) – (applicable for the Ecological Sciences) : Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.
5. Graduates of any course with a minimum duration of FOUR years, from any Centrally Funded Technical Institution with a minimum CGPA of 8.0 out of 10 or its equivalent (for Ph D only) : Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.
6. MBBS/MD : Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF
7. B Pharm : Valid GPAT score / JRF
8. B.E./B.Tech. equivalent examinations of Professional Societies, recognized by MoE/UPSC/AICTE : Valid GATE score / NET JRF is mandatory
Note : Candidates enrolled upto 31.05.2013 with professional societies (e.g AMIE) recognized by MoE are only eligible to apply.


NOTE
1. The GATE/GPAT/NET JRF/other National entrance exam should be valid as on 02 January 2023.
2.*NET JRF includes –Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; UGC-NET for JRF; DBT JRF; ICMR JRF; JEST; NBHM; INSPIRE. Applicant must be qualified for Junior Research fellowship (JRF) to be eligible to apply through NET JRF mode.
3. Applicant applying through INSPIRE mode must be in possession of valid provisional INSPIRE offer for consideration of their application at level II of the selection, issued by DST at the time of interview).
1.3 Selection procedure: Candidates are shortlisted for an interview based on their performance in the National Entrance Test and/or academic performance. The selection is based on the performance in the interview (in some of the departments, an aptitude test/preliminary interview will precede the interview/final interview).
Note: Candidates who were called for the interview held in June 2022 in any one of the above mentioned departments are also eligible to apply again.
1.4 Reservation / concession / relaxations for EWS/ OBC/ SC/ ST/ Persons with disability (PwD) and Kashmiri-Migrants (KM) including Kashmiri Pandits/Kashmiri Hindu Families: As per the Government of India rules.
1.5 The minimum class prescribed in the qualifying examination is relaxed to a “Pass Class” for SC/ST candidates

Biochemistry (BC)
Programme(s) : Ph.D.
Basic Qualification for Eligibility : Master’s or equivalent degree in any branch of Science or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/Pharmacy or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
Areas of Research : Protein structure and function; Enzymology; DNA-Protein Interactions; Genomics and proteomics in different model systems; Bioinformatics; Systems Biology; Plants and endophytic fungal secondary metabolites- their bioactivities and Biosynthesis; Intracellular protein degradation; Molecular chaperones; Chaperone Mediated protein folding in the cell; Mitochondrial Protein Transport; Cellular immunology; Infectious diseases; Parasite biology and Host-pathogen interactions; Chromosome Organization and Function; Regulation of the Cell Cycle; Eukaryotic gene expression; Post-transcriptional gene control; Cancer Genetics; Genomic instability; DNA repair and recombination; Genetic diseases and Drug Discovery.


Microbiology and Cell Biology (MC)
Programme(s) : Ph.D.
Basic Qualification for Eligibility : Master’s or equivalent degree in any branch of Science or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/Pharmacy or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
Areas of Research : Molecular Biology (covering Gene Expression and Regulation in Eukaryotes and Prokaryotes, RNA Splicing, Post-transcriptional Gene Control, Mechanism of Protein Synthesis, microRNAs and long-noncoding RNAs); Genetic Engineering; Biotechnology; Microbiology; Molecular Virology; Molecular Biology of Bacterial Pathogenesis; Molecular Basis of Drug Action; Vaccine Development; Molecular Immunology; Cell Biology including Organelles and intracellular transport/trafficking, Cell Division and Signal Transduction; Plant  Molecular and Developmental Biology; Cancer Biology; Disease Biology including cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.

Molecular Biophysics (MB)
Programme(s) : Ph.D.Option of stream (a) Biological & Chemical Sciences, (b) Physical & Chemical Sciences to be specified at the time of interview.
Basic Qualification for Eligibility : Master’s degree in any branch of Science or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/Pharmacy or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
Note : While filling the Specialization column in the online application – If you have a M Sc in any area related to Biological Sciences, please enter Biological Sciences as the specialization. A similar procedure may be followed if the area is related to Physical Sciences or Mathematical Sciences or Chemical Sciences.
Areas of Research : Spectroscopy and physico-chemical studies of biomolecules;  Macromolecular structure determination by X-ray crystallography, Cryo-electron microscopy and NMR; Peptides-synthesis, design and conformational studies; Proteins-chemistry, conformational analysis, structure, design, folding and dynamics; Neurophysiology – Patch-clamp electrophysiology, ion-channels, computational neuroscience; Peptide chemical biology; Computational biology and Genomics; Membrane biophysics.

Molecular Reproduction; Development and Genetics (MD)
Programme(s) : Ph.D.
Basic Qualification for Eligibility : Master’s or equivalent degree in any branch of Science or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/Pharmacy or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
Areas of Research: Gene regulation in prokaryotes & eukaryotes; Host- Pathogen Interactions; Human Genetics; Cell Biology and Signal Transduction; Developmental Biology and Ageing in model organisms; Glycans in Morphogenesis; Early Embryo Development (mouse); Stem Cells and Differentiation; Reproductive Biology; Molecular Endocrinology; Cancer Biology and Cancer Stem Cells; Protein Structure and Function.

Neuroscience (NS)
Programme(s) :  Ph.D.
Basic Qualification for Eligibility : Master’s degree in any branch of Science or Master’s degree in Psychology/ Clinical Psychology/ Optometry or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/ Pharmacy or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
Areas of Research : Developmental Neuroscience; Neurobiology of Disease; Neurobiology of Learning and Memory; Systems; Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience in Visual and Motor systems; Neuroscience of Perception; Attention and Decision making; Molecular Organization of Synapse; Synaptic Transmission and Plasticity.

Organic Chemistry (OC)
Programme(s) : Ph.D.Option of stream (a) Chemical Biology, (b)Computational Organic Chemistry, (c) Organic Materials (d) Organic Synthesis to be specified at the time of interview.
Basic Qualification for Eligibility : M Sc or equivalent degree in any branch of Science with Chemistry as one of the subjects in Bachelors degree or Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology / Pharmacy with Chemistry as one of the subject or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes with Chemistry as one of the subjects
Areas of Research : Asymmetric Catalysis; Bio-organic Chemistry; Biomolecular Spectroscopy; Biomolecular Structure and Dynamism;Carbohydrate Chemistry; Chemical Biology; Chemistry of Materials; Enzyme Catalysis;Macromolecular Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Nanosciences; Organic Synthesis; Organo-metallic Chemistry; Peptide Organic Chemistry and Peptidomimetics; Physical Organic Chemistry; Photocatalysis; Reaction Mechanism;Synthetic Methodologies; Supramolecular Chemistry; Transition State Modeling.

Online Application Fees
The fees payable for each online admissions application form are as follows:
• General / OBC / EWS: Rs. 800
• SC / ST / PwD: Rs. 400
• ERP candidates (all categories): Rs. 2000
• Sponsored candidates from government and PSU: Rs. 800
Online payment has to be made through net-banking, debit card or visa/master credit card

Scholarship / Fellowship
(a) Students are awarded scholarships/fellowships from the date of joining the Institute. The value of the scholarship/fellowship per month for students enrolled in  different programmes of the Institute is as given below.
Programmes & Scholarship/Fellowship
Ph.D.: JRF – Rs. 31000/ SRF – Rs. 35000
Bachelor of Science (Research) : Rs. 5000
M.Tech. (Research) : Rs. 12400
M.Tech./M.Des. : Rs. 12400
Integrated Ph.D.: Rs. 16000/JRF – Rs. 31000/SRF – Rs. 35000
(b) All the students who join the Institute (except for M Sc and M.Mgt programmes/B.Tech) are eligible for scholarship/ Fellowship from CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/MHRD/AICTE/DAE (NBHM)/ DST as the case may be depending on their mode of entry. Immediately on joining the Institute the students must send the joining report to the concerned authorities/agencies appropriately for activating their scholarship/fellowship.
(c) Scholarships from GE/ INFOSYS/ IBM/ HP/ TATA/ PHILIPS/ BELL LAB/ MICROSOFT/Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DietY) are also available for deserving students.
(d) Scholarship is provided for a maximum period of 2 years in the case of M Tech/M Des/M Tech (Res) and Fellowship of 5 years in the case of Ph D programme.
(e) Students after joining the M Tech/ M Des programmes are by default agree to and assure that they will not leave the course midway. In case, due to unavoidable reason/situation made to leave the course midway, in such cases, the students must refund the entire scholarship drawn by them before leaving the Institute.
(f) Students who receive salary from their Employers/Sponsors are not eligible for scholarship/fellowship.
(g) Students admitted to M Sc/ M.Mgt/ B.Tech programmes are not entitled for Institute funded Scholarship. However, students who are admitted to these programmes can avail scholarship/fellowship from external agencies in case they are otherwise eligible under the schemes/terms/conditions of such external agencies.

Important Dates
Last date for online submission of applications (website closes - 23:59 hours of 31.10.2022) : October 31, 2022
Interview date : November 21 - 25, 2022
Commencement of Session :  January 2, 2023

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