PhD and Integrated PhD programmes in Physics

IMSc offers PhD and integrated PhD programmes in Physics.

Important Notes on JRF Selection Interview for 2020 :

  • Physics interviews are scheduled from May 11 to 15, 2020.
  • Applicants have been informed by email to confirm their willingness to attend the Interview on or before May 2, 2020 (Saturday).
  • Interviews will be held online using Video conference.  Details will be sent to shortlisted applicants shortly
  • Last date for submitting new applications is over.

Applicants for the PhD programme should have completed a Masters degree in the Physics by the time they actually join the programme.

Applicants for the Integrated PhD programme should have completed a Bachelors degree in the Physics  or a BE/BTech degree by the time they actually join the programme.

Admission to both of these programmes is based on the candidate's performance in Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST)  and to those who have qualified for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)  of UGC-CSIR NET examination or Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

ADMISSIONS 2020

For admission into Physics Graduate programme 2020, applicant should qualify any one of the following examination.

Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST)

  • Please note that the maximum JEST 2020 rank as under.
    •  142 for  Ph D 
    •  98 for Integrated Ph D.
  • Interviews are scheduled to be held from May 11 to 15, 2020 (online using video conference).
  • Apply online (JEST 2020 qualified only) on or before April 15, 2020.

UGC-CSIR NET Examination

For admission into Ph. D. programme, applicant should be qualified for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). Please note that:

  • Only those who have qualified for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) are eligible to apply.
  • Those who have qualified for only Lecturership are NOT ELIGIBLE.
  • Please note that your  CSIR rank should be 125 or below.
  • Please note that you have to produce your letter from CSIR-UGC informing you of your qualification as JRF at the time of your interview.
  • Interviews are scheduled to be held from May 11 to 15, 2020 (online using video conference).
  • Apply online (UGC-CSIR/GATE qualified only) on or before  April 15, 2020.

 

GATE qualified candidates

  • Please note that you have to produce the valid Gate Score Card at the time of your interview.
  • Please note that  your rank should be 100 or below.
  • Interviews are scheduled to be held from May 11 to 15, 2020 (online using video conference).
  • Apply online (UGC-CSIR/GATE qualified only) on or before April 15, 2020.