Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) is a deemed university, located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, which offers a variety of Integrated and PhD programmes. Aspiring candidates can pursue Integrated M.Sc.–PhD programmes and PhD programme in Science Education along with other PG courses.
Interested candidates should visit the official website if they wish to apply through online mode or can send the application form to the address provided.
Candidates applying for Integrated M. Sc.-PhD and Ph.D. programmes will have to appear for the GS exam in 2nd week of December, results for which will be declared in last week of January. The entrance test for PhD Science Education from TIFR will be conducted in last week of January while for HBCSE, PhD entrance exam will be commenced in May.
To pursue Integrated courses, candidates must have obtained their graduate degree in relevant field. Those appearing for PhD entrance exam must have a master’s degree in relevant field as mentioned in the eligibility criteria.
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The university has a wide variety of courses to offer to eligible candidates who have pursued their graduation/ post-graduation in relevant fields. TIFR offers various Integrated as well as Research courses from the School of Mathematics, School of Natural Sciences and School of Technology and Computer Science.
The integrated M.Sc - PhD course includes various specializations such as Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Research courses in the field of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Computer and System Sciences, are also provided.
The duration of integrated courses is 6 years. Candidates with a graduate degree will be admitted to such courses. Candidates with postgraduate degree in relevant science field can apply for 5 years PhD programmes. The eligibility for each course has been given below:
|Integrated Ph.D||M. Sc. – PhD (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology)||Candidates must have completed a three year graduate programme in science field from a recognized University||GS exam|
|PG||Wildlife Biology and Conservation||A graduate degree in relevant field from a recognized university must be obtained by the candidates||GS exam|
|PhD||Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Computer and System Sciences||Candidates must possess a master’s degree in relevant field from a recognized university||GS exam and Interview|
|PhD||Science Education (from HBCSE)||Candidates must possess a master’s degree in relevant field from a recognized university||Entrance exam|
The admission process will be carried out through online as well as offline mode. Candidates can fill the online application form by visiting the official website of TIFR. Before candidates start to fill the application form, he/she must obtain a scanned copy of passport size photograph, academic details.
After registration, use log in id and password to fill the application form. Pay the application fee via online mode. The offline application forms must be sent to the respective departments where the candidates have applied.
The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of GS exam which is scheduled to be conducted in 2nd week of December. Candidates can obtain their results in the last week of January. A list of selected candidates will be published on the official website, on the basis of which, admission process shall proceed.
TIFR offers Ph.D in Science Education course to aspiring candidates. Candidates having master’s degree can apply for the course.
Candidates can apply online through official website.
Male Candidates: INR 900
Female Candidates: INR 300
Note: Admission will be made for the six months and will be renewed after six months and this can continue till five years.
|Course||Eligibility||Total Fees/ year||Detailed Fee Structure|
|Ph.D||Post Graduation||₹5,667||Check Here|
|M.Sc + Ph.D||Graduation||₹4,200||Check Here|
| M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,|
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
|Ph.D. Mathematics||Admission Link|
|Registration Last Date||23 Nov, 2019||-|
|Exam||08 Dec, 2019||-|
|Ph.D Registration last date||29 Mar, 2020||Apply|
|Ph.D Admission Interview||30 Apr - 01 May, 2020||-|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College