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Mid-term Interviews 2014-2015

Ph.D Admissions
(academic programmes starting January 2015)

TCIS, TIFR Hyderabad invites applications for admissions to its PhD degree programme. The doctoral programme at TCIS offers exciting research opportunities in a range of subject areas, and rigorous training aimed at fostering the broad academic growth of the 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.

Current research activities at TCIS are in the areas of Soft Condensed Matter Physics, Fluid Dynamics, Materials, Chemical Sciences and Optics. Sophisticated experimental facilities involving lasers, NMR and high performance computation support research at TCIS. These activities are planned to expand rapidly in the near future to include other areas including biology.

GRADUATE SCHOOL (GS-2015):

Stipend:

Ph.D.: Students receive a monthly scholarship of Rs 16,000/- (enhanced to Rs 18,000/- after registration) and an annual contingency grant of Rs 20,000/-.
M.Tech students get Rs. 18,000/- and Rs. 20,000/- respectively.

Integrated Ph.D. : Students receive a monthly scholarship of Rs 16,000/- (enhanced to Rs 18,000/- from third year onwards, subject to passing the Comprehensive Exam / registration )

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

ELIGIBILITY:

Physics Subject Board::

In addition the candidate must have qualified in any of the following examinations:

The written test of TIFR (2013 or 2014), GATE / JEST / CSIR UGC NET (JRF eligible).

Candidates with M.Tech. / M.E. / M.S. (Engg.) can submit their earlier scores of GATE / equivalent.

Chemistry Subject Board::

In addition the candidate must have qualified in any of the following examinations:

GATE/CSIR UGC NET (JRF eligible).

ADMISSION PROCEDURE:

Selected candidates (based on their academic performance and performance in the qualifying tests mentioned above) will be called for a personal interview which will be held at TCIS, Hyderabad. The tentative interview dates are 17th-19thDec 2014.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

You are strongly encouraged to apply online. However, if you are not able to, please download the application form from the above link, print, fill and mail it in an envelope superscribed "Mid-term interviews - GS2015 (Subject and Programme)" to the following address:

Academic Co-ordinator,
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences,
21, Brundavan Colony, Narsingi,
Hyderabad – 500075, INDIA.
Ph: +91 40 2419 5117

OR

Scan the filled form and email it stating “Mid-term Interviews - GS2015 - (Subject and Programme)” in the subject line to :gsadmissions@tifrh.res.in

If you would like a hardcopy of the application form or have any other queries, write to gsadmissions@tifrh.res.in mentioning “Application form request” or “Inquiry” in the Subject line.

Note:

Last date for receiving applications:   21st Nov, 2014.

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