Tata Institute of Fundamental Research I-PhD and PhD Admission 2022 (GS-2022)

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research I-PhD and PhD Admission 2022 (GS-2022): TIFR-Hyderabad, an ambitious new campus of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (a Deemed to be University) in Hyderabad invites applications for admissions to Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc. – Ph.D. graduate programmes under the Subject Boards of Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

The doctoral programme offers exciting research opportunities in a range of subject areas, and rigorous training aimed at fostering the broad academic growth of students and to meet the specialized needs of their research. The students will receive a degree through the subject boards of the graduate school of TIFR.

Programmes

At present, TIFR-Hyderabad offers Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.- Ph.D. Programmes under the Subject Boards of Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

For qualification and admission procedure, click here.

Ph.D.: This programme is ideally for 5 years. The research scholar has to finish the coursework within maximum of 2 years as per the respective subject board guidelines and at the end of 2nd year, the student has to register for Ph.D. A Residency period of 2 years after joining TIFR-H is mandatory for submitting the thesis.

Ph.D. students receive a monthly scholarship of Rs.31,000/- (enhanced to Rs.35,000/- after registration) and an annual contingency grant of Rs.40,000/-.

Integrated M.Sc. – Ph.D.: This programme is ideally for 6 years. The research scholar has to finish the coursework within maximum 3 years as per the respective subject board guidelines and at the end of 3rd year, the student has to register for Ph.D. He / She should also complete the requirements for M.Sc. degree which will be awarded usually along with Ph.D. degree at the end. A Residency period of 1 year for M.Sc. and 2 years for Ph.D. after joining TIFR-H is mandatory for submitting the thesis.

Integrated M.Sc. – Ph.D. students receive a monthly scholarship of Rs.21,000/-, Rs.31,000/- from second year (enhanced to Rs.35,000/- after registration) and an annual contingency grant of Rs.25,000/- (enhanced to Rs.40,000/- from second year onwards).

Accommodation is provided to Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. students at a nominal cost.

Eligibility

Subject Board of Physics
  • Ph.D.: M.Sc. (Physics) / B.Tech. & B.E. in Engineering Physics that requires four or more years of university training.
  • Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D.: B.Sc/ B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Pharm or equivalent science/engineering/medical degree / M.Sc. (other than physics)/ M.Tech/ M. Pharm/ MBBS or equivalent science/ engineering/ medical Masters degree.

In addition the candidate must have qualified in any of the following examinations in physical sciences/ engineering:

  • The written test of TIFR(2022) / GATE (minimum valid score of 540 in 2020, 2021 or 2022) / JEST 2022 (minimum rank of 100 or better) / CSIR UGC NET 2020 or 2021(JRF eligible).
  • Candidates with M.Tech. / M.E. / M.S. (Engg.) can submit their earlier scores of GATE / equivalent.
Subject Board of Chemistry
  • Ph.D.: M.Sc. (Chemistry) / M.Tech. (Chemical Sciences) / M.Pharm or equivalent science/engineering/medical degree
  • Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D.: B.Sc/ B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Pharm or equivalent science/engineering/medical degree

In addition the candidate must have qualified in any of the following examinations in chemical sciences/ engineering:

  • The written test of TIFR(2022) / GATE (minimum valid score of 450 in 2020, 2021 or 2022) / JAM 2022 (Only for Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D, minimum rank of 400 or better) / CSIR UGC NET 2020 or 2021(JRF eligible).
Subject Board of Biology
  • Ph.D.: M.Sc. (Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of Biology) or any professional Master’s Degree (M.Pharma./M.Tech.), or a four or more years degree program (e.g. MBBS, BDS).
  • Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D.: B.Sc. (Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of Biology) or any 4-year degree program that awards a “Bachelor’s degree” including B.Tech., B.E., B.V.Sc., B.Pharma. (4 year course).
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on the results of JGEEBILS/GATE/CSIR-UGC NET written test marks/score/rank, CV and Scientific Write-up.
  • Further details regarding admissions in Biology can be found at https://www.ncbs.res.in/academic/admissions-results-gs2022

Admission Procedure

Candidates fulfilling the above mentioned eligibility criteria are invited to apply through our online portal. Shortlisted candidates (based on their academic performance and the qualifying tests mentioned above) will be called for a personal interview which will be held at TCIS, TIFR-Hyderabad tentatively in May-June 2022.

Application Procedure

Selected candidates (based on their academic performance and in the qualifying tests mentioned below) will be called for a personal interview which will be held at TCIS, TIFR-Hyderabad.

For Biology

JGEEBILS 2022 results and the procedure for submission of full applications can be found at https://www.ncbs.res.in/academic/admissions-results-gs2022 and the procedure for submission of full applications can be found at http://univ.tifr.res.in/gs2021/App_Procedure/App_Procedure.htm

TIFR-H will consider any and all applications received before Apr 6, 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for on-campus interview. TIFR-H Biology interviews will be conducted tentatively in May – Jun 2022 ((for I-Ph.D. and Ph.D.). The exact dates for the on-campus interview will be mentioned in the call letter.

If you have any further queries, please write to [email protected] or [email protected] mentioning “Inquiry for TIFR-H Biology GS2022” in the Subject line.

For Chemistry

Through TIFR Entrance Exam (GS2022): Based on the academic performance and the results of GS2022 TIFR entrance exam, shortlisted candidates will be invited for the interview.

Through GATE/JAM/CSIR-UGC NET: Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria should apply through our online portal.

TIFR-H Chemistry interviews will be conducted tentatively in May-June 2022 (for both Ph.D. and I-Ph.D.). The exact dates for the on-campus interview will be mentioned in the call letter.

For Physics

Through TIFR Entrance Exam (GS2022)/GATE/JEST/CSIR-UGC NET: Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria should apply through our online portal.

TIFR-H Physics interviews will be conducted tentatively during May – June 2022 (for both Ph.D. and I-Ph.D.). The exact dates for the on-campus interview will be mentioned in the call letter.

If you have any other queries, write to [email protected] mentioning “Inquiry” in the Subject line.

To apply for Physics Programmes

To apply for Chemistry Programmes

Application (pdf) Download

It is more preferable to apply through our online portal. However, if you are not able to apply online, please Click here to download the application form, print, fill and mail it in an envelope superscribed “GS-2022 Interviews – (Subject and Program)” to the following address:

Academic Co-ordinator,
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,
36/P, Gopanpally Village,
Serilingampally Mandal
Hyderabad – 500046, INDIA
P: +91 40 2020 3028/3001

Please note that if you have already filled the online application, it is not required to send a hard copy to us.

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