IISER TVM Admission 2020

IISER TVM Admission 2020 (PhD & Integrated PhD) – Biological Sciences

IISER TVM Admission 2020 (PhD & Integrated PhD) – Biological Sciences. The notification for the IISER TVM PhD Admissions August 2020 has been released. Interested and eligible can check out all of the details on the course, the fees, the fellowship, the application procedure and apply online link have been given below:

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Last dates for PhD & Int. PhD application extended to 7th of June 2020

PhD Admissions – August 2020

Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the PhD programme of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM) in Biological (SoB), Chemical (SoC), Mathematical (SoM), and Physical (SoP) Sciences for the session starting from August 2020, i.e., Varsha 2020 semester. Candidates are required to apply through the online portal only. The online application portal will be open from 01/03/2020 at http://appserv.iisertvm.ac.in/phd/

Eligibility Criteria

  1. 7.5 CGPA in 10-point scale (or first-class equivalent) or first-class Master’s degree in relevant areas as declared by the respective University.
  2. The candidate must have qualified either of the following examinations: CSIR-UGC, UGC-NET-JRF and GATE with validity as of August 2020. Candidates with DST-INSPIRE fellowship or fellowship through any other national-level examinations as mentioned.

BSMS students from any of the IISERs with CGPA 8 or above on a 10 point scale are exempted from national level eligibility test

School: Biological Science

Relevant Areas: Biological Sciences/ Mathematics/ Bioinformatics/Agricultural Sciences/ Veterinary Sciences or a Bachelor Degree in Medicine (MBBS)

Eligibility Requirement:

Eligibility Criteria 1 AND Eligibility Criteria 2 OR 

JGEEBILS 2020

Note 1: JAM (BL and BT only)
Note 2: Candidates who have appeared for the JGEEBILS 2020 test can apply.

#JGEEBILS and JAM (BL and BT only) candidates may be further shortlisted by IISER TVM integrated PhD applications shortlisting committee based on the marks/score.

In situations where no University declaration exists about first-class, UGC regulations on eligibility criteria will be followed.

Research Areas:

Selection Procedure

The shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a written test/interview at IISER TVM. The final selection of the candidates will solely be based on the performance in the interview.

In the School of Biology, there will be two rounds of interviews. In case of a high turnout of candidates, an entrance exam will be conducted (based on Master’s-level Biology questions for 70% marks and 12th-level Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry questions for 30%) on the first day of interviews. be two rounds of interviews. In case of a high turnout of the candidate.

Application Procedure

  • Applicants should complete the online application form at the URL: http://appserv.iisertvm.ac.in/phd
  • Only applications complete in all respects would be considered. Do not forget to click the “Submit” button after completing your application.
  • Applicants will also be prompted to upload all the supporting documents online.
  • Applicants should provide Name/Affiliation/Contact number and Email addresses of two referees in the application form.
  • Applicants belonging to GE/OBC and SC/ST/PH categories are required to make a payment of Rs. 500/- and Rs. 250/-, respectively, as a processing fee online at https://www.onlinesbi.com/sbicollect/icollecthome.htm
  • On submission of the online application form, the applicants will receive an acknowledgement email with a unique application number.
  • Applicants are NOT required to post a hard copy of the application to IISER TVM.
  • In case of any application-related queries, please contact the PhD coordinator by email at: [email protected]. Any other mode of communication will not be entertained.
  • Mere fulfilment of the eligibility criteria does not entitle a candidate to be called for the written test and/or interview.

For the School of Biology, it is mandatory for all the candidates to submit a short research proposal of 300-400 words, which should clearly state a research problem you find interesting to address and how you approach towards solving this. While applying online, please upload this proposal under the section “Statement of Purpose”. Please note the proposal does not need to be related to the research ongoing at the School of Biology, IISER TVM. The proposal will be used to evaluate your scientific aptitude and will be a major criterion for short-listing candidates for the interview.

Important Points

  1. Relaxation for reserved categories to the eligibility criteria will be applicable as per Government of India rules.
  2. Candidates who meet minimum eligibility criteria for obtaining INSPIRE PhD fellowship as per the DST guidelines can also apply. In the event of being shortlisted, and successfully cleared in the interview, the candidate shall be provisionally admitted for the PhD program. The admission shall be cancelled if the candidate cannot submit necessary documents to INSPIRE PhD fellowship at the time of registration.

Important Dates

Opening of online application portal 01 March 2020
Last date for receipt of online applications 30 April 2020The last date for application is extended to 31st May 2020 7th of June 2020
Tentative Interview Dates
Biological Sciences 15 – 17 June 2020
Chemical Sciences 11 – 12 June 2020
Mathematical Sciences 08 – 09 June 2020
Physical Sciences 01 – 02 June 2020
Reporting time for all candidates 8.30 AM on the first day of the interview
Venue IISER TVM, Vithura Campus

 

NB: Hostel accommodation will be available on the campus for candidates only on request in advance.

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Integrated PhD Admissions – August 2020

Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the integrated Ph.D. programme of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM) in Biological (SoB), Chemical (SoC), Mathematical (SoM), and Physical (SoP) Sciences for the session starting from August 2020, i.e., Varsha 2020 semester. Candidates are required to apply through the online portal only. The online application portal will be open from 01/03/2020 at http://appserv.iisertvm.ac.in/iphd/

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Bachelor’s degree in the relevant areas with a minimum of 55% marks (or a CGPA of 6.0 in the 10-point scale) for General/OBC-NCL candidates and a minimum of 50% marks (or a CGPA of 5.5 in the 10-point scale) for SC/ST and PwD candidates.
  2. The candidate must have qualified either of the following examinations: JAM 2020 on the relevant areas or qualified through any other national-level examinations as mentioned.

School: Biological Science

Relevant Areas: Biological/Chemical/Physical/ Mathematical Sciences

Eligibility Requirement:

Eligibility Criteria 1 AND Eligibility Criteria 2 OR 

JGEEBILS 2020

Note 1: JAM (BL and BT only)
Note 2: Candidates who have appeared for the JGEEBILS 2020 test can apply.

#JGEEBILS and JAM (BL and BT only) candidates may be further shortlisted by IISER TVM integrated PhD applications shortlisting committee based on the marks/score.

Research Areas:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Cell Biology
  • Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour
  • Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Structural Molecular Biology
  • Mammalian Cell Division

Selection Procedure

The shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a written test/interview at IISER TVM. The final selection of the candidates will solely be based on the performance in the interview.

Application Procedure

  1. Students appearing in the final year Bachelor degree examination are also eligible to apply. However, if selected, their admission will be subjected to fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria for the individual school.
  2. Please go through the Instructions carefully before filling up the application form.
  3. Applicants should complete the online application form at the following URL: http://appserv.iisertvm.ac.in/iphd/. Only online applications are accepted.
  4. Applicants will also be prompted to upload necessary supporting documents, like photograph, proof of date of birth, mark sheet/grade transcript, community certificate etc. in JPEG format only. Go to Required documents for the information regarding the size of the files.
  5. 5. Candidates are required to make a payment of Rs. 500/- [candidates belonging to SC/ST category are exempted from payment] as processing fee through https://www.onlinesbi.com/sbicollect/icollecthome.htm
  6. On submission of the online application form, the applicants will receive an acknowledgement email with an application number.
  7. Candidates who wish to apply to individual/different schools through different streams (JGEEBILS, JAM, NBHM-MA/MSc, JEST & IISER test) need to fill separate application forms, and separate fee has to be paid for each application.
  8. Short-listed applicants will be invited for a written test/interview at IISER TVM.
  9. Venue for interviews [ALL Streams]: IISER – Thiruvananthapuram, Maruthamala PO, Vithura, Thiruvananthapuram – 695551, Kerala, India.
  10. Normal relaxation to the eligibility criteria will be applicable as per government of India guidelines.
  11. In case of any application related queries, please contact by email, addressed to the iPhD coordinator [[email protected]]. Other modes of communication will not be entertained.

Important Dates

Opening of online application portal 01 March 2020
Last date for receipt of online applications 31 March 2020The last date for application is extended to 31st May 2020 7th of June 2020
IISER TVM 2020 Test
Date of IISER TVM 2020 Test 15th May 2020
Reporting Time 10.00 am
Duration of IISER TVM 2020 Test 11.00 am – 01.00 pm
Venue IISER Thiruvananthapuram, Vithura Campus
Tentative Interview Dates
Biological Sciences 08 – 10 June 2020
Chemical Sciences 15 – 16 May 2020
Mathematical Sciences 05 – 06 May 2020
Physical Sciences 04 – 05 June 2020
Reporting time for all candidates 8.30 AM on the first day of the interview
Venue IISER TVM, Vithura Campus

 

NB: Hostel accommodation will be available on the campus for candidates only on request in advance.

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