INDIAN INSTITUTE SCIENCES invites for Research and Ph.D Programmes - Pharmacy & Other Sciences

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The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) was conceived as a ´Research Institute´ or ´University of Research´ by Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, in the final years of the 19th century. A long period of almost thirteen years was to elapse from the initial conception in 1896 to the birth of the institute on May 27, 1909. The early history of the Institute is a fascinating chapter in the story of higher education and scientific research in India. The cast of characters in the drama that led to the establishment of the Institute includes, in addition to its charismatic and generous founder J.N. Tata, figures from the pages of Indian history.

Admission is open for (i) Research Programmes [Ph D / M Sc (Engg)] (ii) Course Programmes [ME/M Tech/M Des /M.Mgt] (iii) Integrated Ph D Programmes and (iv) External Registration Programmes (Ph D only) at the Institute.  Eligibility criteria, specialization, areas of research and other details are available at our website Candidates who are yet to complete their qualifying examinations and expect to complete all the requirements for the degree (including all examinations, project dissertation, viva-voce etc.) before July 31, 2013, are also eligible to apply.

Ph D in Science Faculty: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Ecological Sciences, High Energy Physics, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Materials Research, Mathematics, Microbiology & Cell Biology, Molecular Biophysics, Molecular Reproduction, Development & Genetics, Neuroscience, Organic Chemistry, Physics, and Solid State & Structural Chemistry.

M Sc(Engg) and Ph D in Engineering Faculty: Aerospace Engineering, Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science  & Automation, Earth Sciences, Electrical Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Systems Engineering, Instrumentation, Management Studies, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nanoscience and Engineering, Product Design & Manufacturing, Sustainable Technologies, and Supercomputer Education & Research.

Ph D in Interdisciplinary areas: Bioengineering, Energy, Mathematical Sciences, Nanoscience and Engineering.

Candidates possessing a minimum  of second class in the following degrees are eligible to apply:

Bachelor’s or Master's degree in an appropriate field of Engineering/Technology/Architecture/ Medicine/ Agriculture/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary Sciences; or Master’s degree in Science in an appropriate field including Biotechnology,  or  Master’s in Economics, Geography, Social Work, Psychology, Management, Mathematics, Statistics, Commerce, Operations Research, Computer Science/ Application as applicable to the respective departments.

Qualifying in one of the following appropriate Tests (with validity as on 1st of August 2013) is mandatory : CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; or UGC-NET for JRF; or DBT JRF; or ICMR JRF; or JEST 2013; or NBHM 2013; or IISc Entrance Test 2013; or GATE 2012/2013 or INSPIRE Fellows (for Ph D). Qualifying in these tests is not mandatory but desirable for candidates who possess a Master’s degree in Engineering/Technology/ M Sc(Engg) or MS or MBA (post BE/B Tech) and wish to apply for the departments in the Engineering Faculty.

IISc Entrance Test is conducted in  Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Ecological Sciences,  and Materials Science subjects.

NOTE:  The 2013 IISc Entrance Test shall be last entrance test. From 2014 admissions will be based on qualifying in one of the  national entrance tests indicated above.

Ph D (Integrated) PROGRAMMES
in (1) Biological Sciences, (2) Chemical Sciences, (3) Physical Sciences  and (4) Mathematical Sciences.

Candidates possessing a minimum of first class in B Sc or equivalent degree in Physical, Mathematical, Chemical, Biological Sciences (including Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Veterinary  and Agricultural Sciences) are eligible to apply to an appropriate disciplines. BE / B Tech degree holders are eligible to apply only to Mathematical Sciences discipline.

The short-listing of candidates for interview is based on the performance in JAM 2013.

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