PhD Chemistry Admission 2020-2021. Check out complete details below.
Ph.D Program: 2020-21 (Winter Session) admission. Applications are invited from Indian citizens for admission to PhD program scheduled to commence from 5th January 2021 in the chemical science stream in schools of NISER, Bhubaneswar: School of Chemical Sciences (SCS)
Note: Candidates short-listed in School of Chemical, advertisement No NISER /ACAD/Ph.D/2020-21(1) summer session NEED NOT APPLY AGAIN. Their names are already available on the NISER homepage and will be called for test/interview.
Eligibility: 60% or equivalent GPA in Masters in Chemistry or allied Chemistry fields. A student with Master’s degree in any branches of Basic Sciences with an undergraduate degree in Chemistry (or chemistry as one of the subjects) or M.Tech in applied Chemistry or Computer Sciences with interest in pursuing a career in Chemistry are also encouraged to apply.
Requirement of Qualifying in National Level Examinations for pursuing Ph.D program:
School of Chemical Sciences -Candidates should have qualified at least one of these National Level Examinations i.e. CSIR-UGC NET(LS or JRF)/GATEvalid for the academic year 2020-2021.
(a)The cut-off marks for national examination such as GATE/JEST/NBHM /CSIR-UGCNET etc will be further decided by each School for the relevant subject area.
(b)Those who have appeared for CSIR-UGC-NET examination held recently 2020 and awaiting results may also apply in all Schools (except for School of Mathematical Sciences). However, such candidates, if shortlisted have to produce the qualifying mark statement of CSIR-UGC-NET (LS or JRF) exam on the date of PhD written test/interview failing which his/her candidature will be rejected automatically.
(c)As per HBNI Ordinance, student having INSPIRE Fellowship Doctoral Fellowship ONLY, without qualifying any other national level written examination will not be considered for admission to PhD program in NISER.
(d) Candidates with GPA in qualifying degree may need to produce the conversion note (in case it is not men Fellowship)
1. The institute fellowship given by NISER is Rs. 31,000/- for first two years, which will subsequently be enhanced to Rs. 35,000/- for remaining three years, subject to the condition that he/she fulfils all the requirements of the Institute that will be stipulated from time to time.
2. Students with an external fellowship from agencies viz. CSIR, UGC etc will be eligible to draw fellowship as per the extant rules of the respective funding agencies.
The selection committee of the respective schools will short-list the candidates among those who meet the minimum educational qualifications and satisfy additional criteria which each school may set as deemed necessary.
The short-listed candidates will be called for an interview, supplemented by a written test, if necessary, for the admission.
Based on the academic record and the performance of the candidates in the selection process, the selection committee of the school will recommend candidates to the Chairman, Academic Council for admission to the PhD program.
All candidates called for the Test / Interview will be paid to and fro single, second sleeper class railway fare by the shortest route from their place of residence to the Institute. They have to produce evidence (railway ticket) in support of their claim.
How to Apply:
The application form has to be filled up online at http://www.niser.ac.in and candidates should follow stepwise instructions mentioned to complete the application submission process. At the time of application, along with this online form, the candidate should upload soft copy of the supporting documents as per the eligibility criteria.
Candidates intending to apply for more than one school should fill up separate online application forms for each school with appropriate supporting documents.
Two sealed letters of reference in the prescribed format with the signature of the referee on the envelope should be produced by the student at the time of interview.
The copy of the reference letter is available online.
NISER does not demand any application fee from the candidates who apply for PhD program.
Online application will be activated on – 21.10.2020 (Wednesday)
Last date for filling up online application – 05.11.2020 (Thursday)
Short-listed candidates list will be uploaded on NISER website latest by 10.11.2020
Date of test Interview: School of Chemical Sciences: 07.12.2020 – 09.12.2020
The registration is scheduled to be held on 4th January 2021 (Monday)
If you have any further query, please send an email to the concerned schools
[email protected] (Chemical Sciences)