Admission Notification : Tata Institute of Fundamental Research – TIFR Admission 2017

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research – TIFR Admission 2017

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TIFR PhD Admission 2017

TIFR applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the Ph.D. Programme for the academic year of 2017.

TIFR Offered Courses 2017 : 

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Computer & System Sciences ( including Communications and Applied Probability )

TIFR PhD Admission 2017 Eligibility

Mathematics :

  • For Ph.D. : M.A. / M.Sc. / M.Tech.
  • For I – Ph.D. : B.A. / B.Sc. / B.E. / B.Tech. ( Students already having / completing an M.Sc. degree by July 2017 are not eligible ).

Physics :

  • For Ph.D. :  M.Sc. / M.S. in Physicsor equivalent, on completion of programmes( s ) of duration not less than 5 years in total.
  • For I – Ph.D. : M.E. / M.Tech. / B.Sc. / B.S. / B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Chem. in Physics, Engineering Physics, or equivalent degree, on completion of programme( s ) of duration not less than 3 years in total.
  • Any other degree in Science / Engineering / Medicine, or equivalent, on completion of programme( s ) of duration not less than 3 years in total.

Note :

  • I – Ph.D. candidates with not less than four or more years of university education who clear the written test may be considered by TCIS for their Ph.D. program.

Chemistry :

  • For Ph.D. : M.Sc. / B.E. / B.Tech. / M.Pharm.
  • For I – Ph.D. : B.Sc. / B.Pharm.
  • Candidates with B.E. / B.Tech degrees can optionally get an M.Sc. degree by fulfilling necessary requirements.

Biology :

  • For Ph.D. : Masters in Basic Science or Bachelors in Applied Science.  These include, M.Sc. ( Ag. ), B.Tech., B.E., B.V.Sc., B.Pharma. ( 4 years course ), MBBS, BDS, M.Pharma.  Candidates will be short-listed for interview based on written test marks, CV and Scientific Writeup.
  • For I – Ph.D. / M.Sc. : Bachelors in any Basic Science.
  • For Ph.D. Program in TCIS : M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry or Biology.

Computer & System Sciences ( including Communications and Applied Probability ) :

  • For Ph.D. : B.E. / B.Tech. / M.E. / M.Tech. / M.C.A. / M.Sc. degree holders in Computer Science / Information Technology / Electronics & Communications Engineering / Electrical Engineering.  Exceptionally well qualified students with B.E. / B.Tech. / M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Sc. / B.Sc. or equivalent degrees in other disciplines may also be considered.
  • Exceptionally well qualified students with B. Sc. degree in computer science and related subjects may be considered for I – Phd.

TIFR PhD 2017 Application Form

  • Candidates can apply online for TIFR Graduate School admission at univ.tifr.res.in.
  • Students from remote areas who do not have access to internet may apply manually.   They may send a request for application form ( without DD ) along with a self-addressed stamped ( Rupee 20/- ) envelope ( size 25cm x 17cm ) superscribed “GS – 2017 ( Subject )” to :

For Biology : Admissions Section, National Centre for Biological Sciences, UAS – GKVK Campus, Bellary Road, Bangalore 560065.

For other subjects, except Science Education : University Cell, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai 400005.

For Science Education : Please see the HBCSE website for updated notification of their admission procedure in 2017.

  • Students may appear for the written test in multiple subjects if the timings do not clash.  Please send separate application ( ncluding Demand Draft)  for each subject. In case of online applicants, students will have to re-register with a different email id.
  • Students who wish to apply online and make payment by Demand Draft may send the Demand Draft with their name, reference code and telephone number written behind it.  Alternately, students can make online payment through internet banking or by Debit / Credit Card.
  • Application Fee ( Non – Refundable ) :
  • Male Candidates : Rupee 600/- for online applications and Rupee 650/- for manual applications.
  • Female Candidates : Rupee 100/- for online and manual applications.

TIFR PhD Admission Procedure 2017

  • The admissions procedure ( in all subjects, except Science Education ) consists of a written test at one of the several nationwide centres, followed by interviews of shortlisted candidates.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews to be held during end-February to early-April, 2015. Exact dates would be announced later.
  • Results of the entrance examination will be announced on 31st January, 2017 and students shortlisted for interview will be intimated by email.
  • Biology : The TIFR Nationwide Entrance Examination ( GS2016 ) for Biology is also called the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences ( JGEEBILS ).
  • Systems Science : GATE score based applications in Systems Science ( including Communications  and Applied Probability )
  • Last date for applying will be two weeks after the GATE 2017 results are displayed on their website.
  • Physics : In addition to the admissions through this nationwide examination in December 2016, some admissions in Physics based on GATE / NET / JEST scores are also possible. Details of these admission procedures will be available on the websites of TIFR Mumbai, ICTS, TCIS and NCRA, separately at appropriate times.

TIFR PhD 2017 Exam Centres

S.No Centres Location
1 Ahmedabad St Xavier’s College
2 Bangalore University of Agricultural Sciences
3 Bhubaneshwar Utkal University
4 Chandigarh Panjab University
5 Chennai Indian Institute of Technology
6 Cochin Cochin Univ. of Science & Technology
7 Delhi S.G.T.B. Khalsa College / Kendriya Vidyalaya ( Pragati Vihar ) / Kendriya Vidyalaya ( JNU Old Campus ) / Kendriya Vidyalaya ( R.K. Puram )
8 Guwahati Indian Institute of Technology
9 Haldwani Motiram Baburam Govt. P.G. College
10 Hyderabad Hyderabad University
11 Indore Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya
12 Jaipur India International School
13 Jammu Jammu University
14 Kanpur Indian Institute of Technology
15 Kolkata Jadavpur University / Basanti Devi College / Kendriya Vidyalay ( Salt Lake ) / Kendriya Vidyalaya ( Fort William )
16 Madurai The Madura College
17 Mangalore University College, Hampanakatta
18 Mumbai Kendriya Vidayalaya No. 1, Colaba
19 Nagpur Shri Ramdeo Baba Kamla Nehru Eng. Coll.
20 Patna Dr. D.Y. Patil Pushapalata Patil International School
21 Pune Loyola High School and Junior College.
22 Srinagar University of Kashmir
23 Varanasi Banaras Hindu University
24 Visakhapatnam GITAM Institute of Science

TIFR PhD 2017 Important Dates

S.No Events Dates
1 Nationwide Entrance Examination 11th December, 2016 ( Sunday )
2 Last date for application 10th October, 2016
3 Online payment link will be active upto 17th October, 2016
4 DDs sent by post / courier will be accepted upto 17th October, 2016

Contact Details

For Mathematics / Physics / Chemisty / Computer & Systems Sciences :

University Cell,
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,
Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba,
Mumbai 400005.
Telephone No : 022 – 2278 2629 / 2114,
Fax No : 022 – 22804555,
Email : gsch@tifr.res.in,
Website : www.tifr.res.in.

For Biology :

Admissions Section,
National Centre for Biological Sciences,
UAS-GKVK Campus, Bellary Road,
Bangalore 560065.
Telephone No : 080-23666404,
Fax No : 080 – 23636662,
Email : phd@ncbs.res.in,
Website : www.tifr.res.in.

For Science Education :

Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education,
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,
V.N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd,
Mumbai 400 088.
Telephone No : 022 – 25580036 / 25567711 / 25554712 / 25555242,
Fax No : 022 – 25566803,
Website : www.tifr.res.in.

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  • My daughter is interested in basic sciences, specially in physics. Are there any under graduate courses in TIFR after 12th ? If any, what is the eligibility and admission procedure.
    By Vikalp Shukla from Raipur, Chhattisgarh on May 12, 2016 at 6:06 pm
  • Is there any integrated course for graduation pg in biological sciences. I Am 10 plus two candidate.
    By M. Srivalli from Bangalore on April 24, 2016 at 9:40 am
  • Sir/maam i am a class 11commerce student. I want to pursue my career in maths. Is there any maths course for which i am eligible.
    By divya from mumbai on February 11, 2016 at 10:29 am
  • I am a 12th appearing student with physics chemistry & maths. Are there any BSc. courses in tifr. If any what is the admission procedure/
    By JADHAV MADHULIKA from kopargaon(shirdi), ahmednagar, maharashtra on January 18, 2016 at 10:11 pm
  • i have completed my masters in pharmacy (medicinal chemistry) now i am looking for phD. Can you guide me to take admission in your institute.
    By arneesh kalanta from shimla on January 9, 2016 at 5:33 pm
  • Sir I am a plus two student .I want to know about the criteria for the admission for BSc physics in your reputed institution along with fee structure.
    By Sharon Saji from Wayanad, Kerala on October 24, 2015 at 4:26 pm
  • I am a B A M S Doctor,passed out from Jayendra Saraswathi Ayurveda Medical college,Chennai. I would like to know whether our Qualification is enough to do integrated PhD course in TIFR and do research in Medicinal plants. Please inform whether I can apply for the entrance.
    By Dr.Neeba Raj from Kerala State, Cochin on September 8, 2015 at 8:56 pm
  • Sir,I completed bsc(physics).May I know the eligibility criteria for msc and integrated phd to study in tifr
    By Krishna from guntur on July 24, 2015 at 5:41 pm
  • Sir, I am BSc. Physics Hons with 56% OBC'B'Seeking Admission in Msc integrated PHD. Please guide me. With Regards Shilpa Dhar
    By Shilpa Dhar from P.S. Berhampore on July 16, 2015 at 8:12 pm
  • Sir, when will the application forms be updated for MSc. Wildlife science for the next batch.
    By Akha Imsong from Dehradun on May 18, 2015 at 10:18 am
  • Sir, when will the application forms be out for MSc. Wildlife science.
    By Akha Imsong from Dehradun on May 18, 2015 at 10:17 am
  • I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW THAT CAN I PURSUE M.Sc AFTER BCA COMPLETION.PLEASE LET ME KNOW.THANK YOU.
    By DEBOSMITA SENAPATI from WEST BENGAL,CONTAI on April 20, 2015 at 2:44 pm
  • Sir, i have invented 30 scientifical laws'/ like;; evolution of uniberse:/evolution of earth:;law of dream:; law of preconceptions:;law of cell-choking::;law of magnetism;;;; i want to rovide these well-provwd laws to the institution ...waiting for responses of institutions towards getting these well-proved scientifical laws.....
    By sanu kumar from bihar/saharasa on March 21, 2015 at 10:21 pm
  • sir,i am gaytri kumari .i have done b.tech .can u guide into m.tech program in your institute .thank
    By gaytri kumari from delhi on February 25, 2015 at 2:07 pm
  • sir. I am jagannath I've done bsc in biology. I wish to do msc in ur institute. please send me details about this.
    By jagannath maharana from bhubaneswar. odisha on January 19, 2015 at 8:15 pm
  • Hello sir my self Archana I done my bsc( computer science).I want to do mca inTIFR pls send me details about it.I will be waiting for ur reply thank you
    By archana from bangalore on January 14, 2015 at 10:43 pm
  • sir, i had done msc in biology m i eligible to do phd in plant physiology.
    By pria from himachal on October 24, 2014 at 2:45 pm
  • sir ,i have m.sc in biology , m i eligible to do phd in plant physiology.
    By pria from himachal on October 24, 2014 at 2:44 pm
  • Hi, I am shweta jha. I had completed MSc Physics from TMB Univercity in Bihar in first division. I has also cleared for doing PhD in Nano Physics but due to marriage could not attempt it. Now I am settled with my husband in Mumbai. Can u pl guide in to join PhD programme in your institire.
    By Shweta Jha from Kharghar, Navi Mumbai on September 14, 2014 at 5:39 pm
  • i havve completed bpharmacy pls give the information integrated phd
    By g.veeranna from hydrabad,telangana on August 21, 2014 at 4:58 pm
  • Sir am comleted my Msc in Mathematics can i apply phd in TIFR ? If how can i apply.
    By NIRANJAN.L from Bangalore,karnataka. on August 18, 2014 at 8:37 am
  • I have completed M.Sc. in Organic chemistry from The Institute of Science. I want to do Ph.D in my respective stream ,is there a stipend for this...plz inform me as early as possible...
    By rahul nikam from mumbai on August 17, 2014 at 11:36 pm
  • sir,I AM A STUDENT OF M.Sc BIOTECHNOLOGY CAN I APPLY FOR PhD IN TIFR?
    By SOURITA GHOSH from westbengal on July 11, 2014 at 9:20 pm
  • SIR,I WANT TO JOIN IN TIFR AS AN UNDER GRADUATE STUDENT. MAY I KNOW WHAT IS ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
    By AMRUTHA LAHARI from andhrapradesh on May 29, 2014 at 11:00 am
  • How many students get selected from interview in computer science for the course of phd
    By Tanveer Wani from Delhi on April 9, 2014 at 4:47 pm
  • Hello TIFR, I am pursuing M.Tech in CSE and planning to do PhD in Astrophysics or Computer Science in TIFR, Mumbai. Kindly provide the details regarding the admission procedure and exams as my M.Tech completes in June 2016. Kindly reply and oblige.
    By shailashree K Sheshadri from Delhi on January 14, 2014 at 4:11 pm
  • Sir,I'm Tamal & I'm a completing B.Sc. on Maths hons. I want to apply for M.Sc in TIFR. When the notification will come for M.sc-2016???? What is the applying procedure? Please send me the details to my mail ID
    By TAMAL CHOUDHURY from kolkata,WEST BENGAL on November 26, 2013 at 10:21 am
  • Sir,I have completed my post graduation in Zoology with in 59.20% ,I am in open cast Can i eligible in TIRF-for Ph.D. please send the details to my mail ID
    By punam from Nashik,Maharashtra on October 2, 2013 at 3:15 pm
  • Sir, I have just completed M.Sc mathematics from kurukshetra university. I want to do ph.d in mathematics. Please give me full information and procedure about it. I will b thankful to you. Nisha from Haryana.
    By nisha from jhajjar,haryana on September 19, 2013 at 1:29 pm
  • HI sir,am doing PharmD(doctor of Pharmacy).I have completed my fifth year. Now am pursuing my internship.I want to know is there any subject in which i can do phd.
    By Rohit from Hyderabad on September 18, 2013 at 6:44 pm
  • is this test also conducted in june??
    By Deeksha from Hyderabad on September 15, 2013 at 8:13 pm
  • Sir, I'm a BSc Biotech student, I want to pursue MSc in any life science field. Can you list out all the courses available for MSc in NCBS?
    By payal from Hyderabad on September 13, 2013 at 12:33 pm
  • please guide me about integrated PhD in chemistry
    By mounika from khammam,andhra pradesh on September 3, 2013 at 3:00 pm
  • msc electronics course in tifr?
    By rahulsuthar from anand, gujarat on August 22, 2013 at 8:54 am
  • sir i siddhartha patra from west bengal,want to make integrated phd course at tifr,i have one questions please help and reply me, 1-- for admission i have to give JEST ,TIFR written test both or any one or the TIFR written test is essenttial
    By siddhartha patra from west bengal-howrah on July 26, 2013 at 11:31 am
  • i am a student of microbiology hons, i want to admission for phd in tifr, what process will complete.
    By moulina from tribeni kolkata westbengal on April 4, 2013 at 2:10 pm
  • i want to join training in TIFR institute ifor mathematics..........how can i apply plz inform me............. now i am studing in msc matematics 3rd sem
    By usha from gulbarga on January 30, 2013 at 6:54 pm
  • I qualified CSIR/UGC NET-JRF june 2016 in physics and I would be turning 28 years on 16/12/2016 I want to pursue my ph.d at your esteemed institution am I qualified for it? please let me know the process
    By ajay kumar chatterjee from hazaribagh jharkhand on January 17, 2013 at 10:26 am
  • hi i wanted the information about the admission in tifr in int.phd. and i even wanted to know what are the admission based on and what is the entrances exams based on???
    By umema kanchwala from mumbai,maharashtra. on December 18, 2012 at 7:16 pm
  • hi i was completed BCA now i want to do MCA.. Was late filling in form What is the procedure to fill the online application form for MCA ?
    By JUGAL KISHOR from kota ,rajasthan on November 21, 2012 at 12:52 pm
  • hi........ I want to know that if B.E/B.Tech Computer Engg has been started or not?? Also what will be the admission process & fee structure for the course.. What is minimum eligibility criteria for getting in here
    By Hasit from rajkot on November 20, 2012 at 12:58 am
  • •sir I want to do ph.d in your institute. please send me application form for ph.d entrance
    By bhushan lal sinha from raipur, cg. on October 21, 2012 at 11:40 am
  • Hello, i just want to know the course which we can select for msc
    By Madhuri varma from Aurangabad on October 17, 2012 at 1:25 pm
  • Hi, Eligibility:- * For Ph.D. : Masters in Basic Science or Bachelors in Applied Science. These include, M.Sc.(Ag.), B.tech, B.E., B.V.Sc, B.Pharma. (4 Years Course), MBBS, BDS, M.Pharma. * For Integrated Ph.D. / M.Sc. : Bachelors in any Basic Science. To know more details please refer the following web page (http://www.winentrance.com/admission_notification/tata-institute-fundamental-research-admission.html).
    By Sr. Content Editor on October 11, 2012 at 10:07 am
  • i would like to do phd in biology related subjects..plz snd me the details to my mail ..
    By naslamol from kerala on October 10, 2012 at 2:54 pm
  • I want application form for M.Sc.(Chemistry) entrance exam from TIFR. How can it possible? Inform me.
    By Souvik Sarkar on October 9, 2012 at 12:04 pm
  • Hi....I WAS COMPLETED Msc in analytical chemistry.Is SYLLABUS COMMON FOR BOTH ORGANIC AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY?SEND INFORMATION TO MY MAIL.
    By padmini from kakinada on October 8, 2012 at 11:16 am
  • I have completed the basic registration but I have not got any reference code or password.Kindly look into it.Thank you.
    By Shruti Gupta from New Delhi on October 7, 2012 at 11:27 am
  • •sir, please send me the application form for the integrated phd in physics...
    By vaibhav tiwari from new delhi on October 4, 2012 at 12:39 pm
  • Hi, To know more details about the application form please refer the following web page (http://www.winentrance.com/admission_notification/tata-institute-fundamental-research-admission.html).
    By Sr. Content Editor on October 4, 2012 at 9:51 am
  • Hi....... to know the organic chemistry guides for Phd.& procedure for its application???
    By Manali on October 1, 2012 at 7:54 pm
  • sir,i cant open the application form for the integrated phd in physics .will you please sent that to me .please....
    By jisha from calicut,kerala on September 27, 2012 at 5:21 pm
  • i had completed my BSc Physics programme in may 2016.is it is possible to join for integrated phd in physics in your instituition ? am a girl.is there any fee for application form for girls ?
    By jisha from calicut,kerala on September 27, 2012 at 5:16 pm
  • hi, i complted bsc. physics in 2016 from calicut university with 79.3%. i want to do MSc in TIFR. kindly guide me to the selection procedures.
    By MUHAMMED SHAFI from thrissur,kerala on September 26, 2012 at 2:05 pm
  • What is the procedure to fill the online application form for Msc ?
    By Subhashini Maharana from Mumbai on September 19, 2012 at 3:37 pm
  • what is tha procedure to fill online form for TIFR????
    By rimsha rashid from Varanasi bhu U.P. on September 10, 2012 at 10:54 pm
  • Hi sir i am unable to open the application form i studing in BHU i want to apply for INT. Phd BIOLOGY . so plz kindly send me appliction form
    By Ritambhara Gond from Varanasi bhu U.P. on September 9, 2012 at 10:37 am
  • I am a B.Sc(H)Physics 1st year student and I want to get admission in TIFR for pursuing M.Sc course......so I need some suggestions about it.
    By salam rabindrajit luwang from new delhi on September 8, 2012 at 5:40 pm
  • I am a b.tech biotech final year student n i want to join your int. Phd programme and i am not able to get your application form for the mentioned course.please tell me the link to get it.i will not go for on line registration.
    By DHEERENDRA SINGH CHAUHAN from aligarh up on September 8, 2012 at 11:48 am
  • sir, i'm doing M sc in physics at govt college , ooty now in first year but i want to do phd in your concern ... am i eligiable to do so
    By bala from ooty, t.n on September 7, 2012 at 8:17 pm
  • sir,I want to do PhD in Biology.how do I fill in the application form online and in which website?
    By Payel Sarkar from Secunderabad,Andrapradesh. on September 1, 2012 at 10:14 am
  • Hi..... To know about PhD Courses in tata institute of fundamental reaserch, please refer this webpage (http://univ.tifr.res.in/gs2016/index.html).
    By Sr. Content Editor on August 31, 2012 at 2:52 pm
  • i am intrasted to join PHD in tata institute of fundamental reaserch
    By srinivasarao mulagapaka on August 31, 2012 at 10:08 am
  • m nt able to open u'r site it wud be kind of u if u kindly tell me a little more pertaining to admission criterea in phd prog in oncogenic biology..
    By utkarsh misra on August 25, 2012 at 7:27 pm
  • me final year BSc student.........what r the procedure to join Msc atTIFR
    By BHAGYA C T from mysore karnataka on July 8, 2012 at 1:47 pm
  • I want to get form for the 2016 entrance examination conducted in december.when will the forms be available?????????? please do reply
    By Akanksha Trivedi from mumbai on March 30, 2012 at 10:48 am
  • hi,i want to do research in space science then what should i do?
    By ankita kule from maharashtra on March 23, 2012 at 12:53 am
  • Sir i want a inquire for how to apply any cources for After B. pharma
    By Mohit Saxena from Jaipur on February 16, 2012 at 9:58 pm
  • I want to aplly for M.Sc chemistry in TIFR-Hyderabad. When the notification will come for M.sc-2016? what is the applying procedure? Please send the details to my mail ID.
    By J.Swetha from Secunderabad,Andrapradesh. on January 20, 2012 at 3:24 pm
  • Hi, TATA Institute of fundamental research admissions procedure (in all subjects except Science Education) consist of a written test at one of the several nationwide centres. The written test will be held on Sunday, 12 December, 2016. To know more details, Please refer the following web page (http://www.winentrance.com/admission_notification/tata-institute-fundamental-research-admission.html).
    By Sr. Content Editor on January 18, 2012 at 10:40 am
  • i am 12th appearing student with mathematics can i join with tier through any mode for further studies.
    By sandeep maharia from sikar,rajasthan on January 10, 2012 at 10:22 am
  • Good Evening sir, this is Raju from Hyderabad,i did my M.sc(physics) from Andhra University in 2016 with 59.9%. Now my age is 28yrs.I am intrested to do P.hd in physics.Please guide me what i can do for this(i am in IT field).
    By Raju.Mathireddy from Hyderabad on January 9, 2012 at 10:09 pm