PhD Admissions Jan 2011 (Biological Sciences): Indian Institute of Science Education and Reserach, Thiruvananthapuram

Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the Ph.D. programme beginning in January 2011 at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research – Thiruvananthapuram.

Eligibility Criteria

Masters degree in Biological/Chemical/Physical Sciences or MBBS. 60% marks or equivalent is desirable. Qualifying in one of the following national level tests with validity as on 1st of January 2011: CSIR-UGC-JRF/DBT-JRF/GATE/ICMR JRF. The second requirement (qualifying in a national test) is waived for applicants interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in ecological sciences. They will however be required to appear for a written screening test at IISER -TVM and only those short listed based on the screening will be allowed to appear for the interview.

Research Areas:

Microbial Cell Biology, Structural Biology, Cancer Biology, Ecology and Evolution, and Plant Biology

The application form can be downloaded from

The filled in application form should reach the institute on or before 22nd October 2010

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