Admissions open for Ph.D at Tata Institute of Funda

September 22, 2014

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, has released a notification for its Graduate School (GS) Nationwide Entrance Examination. The entrance examination is conducted for taking admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer & System Sciences & Science Education and integrated Ph.D+ M.Sc in Mathematics, Biology and integrated Ph.D in Physics offered at Bangalore and Mumbai campuses for the session 2015.

The institute is a National Centre of the Government of India under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic Energy, offering master's and doctoral degrees.

Eligibility Criteria-

For Ph.D (Mumbai)
Candidates should have a degree in M.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.Tech./M.A./ B.A/B.Sc 
For Ph.D (Bangalore)
Candidates should have a degree in M.A./M.Sc./M.Tech

Application Procedure-

  • Candidates can apply online as well as download the application form from the official website.
  • Application Fee (Non-Refundable) for Male Applicants is Rs.500/- for applications submitted online and Rs.550/- for applications sent manually by post;
  • For Female Applicants - Rs 100 is the fee for applications submitted online as well as for applications sent manually by post.
  • Payment can be made online by Credit/Debit cards (OR) by Demand Draft drawn on State Bank of India. For Biology: Demand draft to be drawn in favour of "National Centre for Biological Sciences", payable at Bangaluru. For all other subjects: Demand draft to be drawn in favour of "Tata Institute of Fundamental Research", payable at Mumbai

Selection Procedure-

  • Eligible candidates can appear for a written test by obtaining an admit card released on the website.
  • The selection procedure (in all subjects except Science Education) consists of a written test at one of the several nationwide centres followed by interview of shortlisted candidates

Important Dates-

  • Last date for submission of filled application form: 30th September, 2014.
  • Last date of online payment: 6th October, 2014.
  • Date of nationwide entrance examination: 14th December, 2014.
  • Declaration of result: 15th January, 2015.




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