TIFR (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research) M.Sc and Ph.D Admissions 2018

Last Updated - June 21 2018

The TIFR [Tata Institute of Fundamental Research] was founded in June 1945 with the active support of the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust. In 1962, the Institute shifted to its present campus at Colaba, on the shores of the Arabian Sea. In May 2002, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research was declared a deemed university by University Grants Commission. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research invites applications for admissions to Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Deemed University, stationed at TCIS Hyderabad for PhD and Integrated M.Sc.-PhD Degree Programmes under the Subject Board of Physics (academic programmes starting 01st August 2018)

The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research national level entrance exam for biology, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research GS 2018, is also known as Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS 2018)

The university provides the following programmes to its students every year:

  • M.Sc. in Wildlife Biology & Conservation
  • Integrated Ph.D. (4 branches)
  • Ph.D. (5 branches)

Aspirants will be shortlisted for the above-mentioned courses based on their performance the entrance test, to be organized by the university. For admission to the Ph.D. in Biology, aspirants must clear Nationwide Entrance Examination, also known as the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination.

The male aspirant can register themselves to the above-mentioned course by submitting the application fee of Rs. 500/- for online applications and Rs. 550/- for manual applications. The female aspirant can register themselves to the above-mentioned course by submitting the application fee of amount Rs. 100/- for online & manual applications.

  • END DATE

    16th Oct 2018

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both

Important Dates

M.Sc & M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
STATUSEVENTDATE
Last date for submitting the Application16th Oct 2018

Eligibility

M.Phil/ Ph.D. in Education & M.Sc

  • Aspirants must possess bachelor’s degree in any branch with at least 50% of marks in core subjects
  • The aspirant should be at least 35 years of age as on July 1, 2016

Master of Science [M.Sc] + Ph.D. (Mathematics)

The university provides Integrated Ph.D. programme in the following branches:

Mathematics:

The aspirant must possess B.A./B.Sc./B.E./ B.Tech degree from this university or any other recognized university.

Physics:

  • The aspirant must possess any other degree in Science / Engineering / Medicine or equivalent from this university or any other recognized university
  • An aspirant with 4 or more years of university education who clear the written test is also qualified.
  • The aspirant must possess M.E./M.Tech./B.Sc./B.S./B.E./ B.Tech./B.Chem. in Physics, Engineering Physics, or equivalent degree from this university or any other recognized university

Chemistry:

The aspirant must possess B.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./B.Pharm degree from this university or any other recognized university.

Biology:

The aspirant must possess bachelor’s degree in any basic science from this university or any other recognized university.

Ph.D. (Mathematics)

The aspirant must possess M.A./M.Sc./M.Tech degree from this university or any other recognized university.

Ph.D. (Physics)

The aspirant must pass M.Sc. /M.S. degree in Physics, or equivalent from this university or any other recognized university.

Ph.D. (Chemistry)

The aspirant must possess M.Sc./M.Pharm degree from this university or any other recognized university.

Ph.D. (Biology)

  • The aspirant must possess M.Sc. degree in Physics, Chemistry or Biology.
  • The aspirant must possess Masters Degree in Basic Science or Bachelors in Applied Science which comprises, M.Sc. (Ag.), B.Tech, B.E, B.V.Sc, B.Pharma. (4 years course), MBBS, BDS, M.Pharma

Ph.D. (Computer Science and Applications)

  • Aspirant must possess B.E/ B.Tech/ M.E/ M.Tech/ M.C.A/ M.Sc. degree in Computer Science / Information Technology / Electronics & Communications Engineering / Electrical Engineering
  • The aspirant must possess B.E./B.Tech./M.E./ M.Tech./M.Sc./B.Sc. or equivalent degrees in other branches are also qualified to apply.

Step To Apply

M.Sc

  • Aspirants can fill the application form online via the university website by logging-in via their credentials as generated by the system upon successful registration. After filling the form, candidates can pay the application fee online through internet banking or Debit/Credit Card.  Students can also submit the application fee through demand draft (DD)
  • Male aspirants can register themselves to the above-mentioned courses by submitting the application fee of Rs. 500/- (for online applications) and Rs. 550/- (for manual applications).As the walk-in candidate for the testan application fee of Rs. 800/- must be submitted.
  • Female aspirants can register themselves to the above-mentioned courses by submitting the application fee of Rs. 100/- (for online & manual applications). As a walk-on candidate for the testan application fee of Rs. 200/- must be submitted. 
  • Students can also obtain applications through post by sending a request letter for application form along with a self-addressed stamped envelope superscribed "GS (Subject)" to the university office.
    • Candidates can submit the application fee for the above courses (except Ph.D. in biology) through demand draft (DD). DD should be drawn on State Bank of India in favor of "Tata Institute of Fundamental Research" payable at Mumbai. In case of Ph.D. in biology, DD should be made in favor of "National Centre for Biological Science" and payable at Bangalore
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  • In case of offline applications, duly filled-in applications should be sent along with the DD, necessary enclosures and two passport size photographs to the following address:
  • University Cell

    Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

    Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba

    Mumbai 400005

    • In case of applying for Ph.D. in Biology programme, completed applications should be sent to the following address:

    Admissions Section
    National Centre for Biological Sciences
    UAS-GKVK Campus, Bellary Road,
    Bangalore 560065

    Admission Procedure

    M.Sc

    • Students will be shortlisted for admission to M.Sc./Integrated Ph.D./Ph.D. programme on the basis of marks scored in the entrance test (GS) followed by an interview, to be organized by the university
    • Selection of the aspirants to the Ph.D. in Biology will be based on their performance in Nationwide Entrance Examination (GS), also called the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination

    *The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification allowed by the University/College


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