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TIFR GS 2021 Application Form
Students can apply online. Please follow appropriate link on this website for filling up the application form. Read the instructions carefully before you start filling up the online application form. DO NOT MAKE MULTIPLE REGISTRATIONS FOR THE SAME SUBJECT.
Students may take the online test in multiple subjects provided the timings do not clash. Please submit separate application/fees for each subject.
Application Fee can be paid only through online mode.
Application Fee (Non-Refundable):
Male Candidates : Rs 1200/-
Female Candidates : Rs 600/-
Others : Rs 600/-
Application fee can only be paid online through Internet banking/Debit/Credit Card/UPI or other modes as available on our payment gateway.
After the online payment transaction is successful, please login to your account on our website by using your Application Sequence Number as your user id and check the payment status of your application. Normally, online payments are received within 2 working days and a auto email is sent by the system acknowledging the payment. If your transaction has been successful and your account has been debited and you do not receive the acknowledgement email within 2 working days, neither your payment status is updated in your account, you may write to email@example.com
Instructions for downloading/ printing of Hall tickets will be intimated by email, only after receipt of application fee/approval of fee waiver.
Application Fee Waiver
A waiver of the application fee on grounds of financial distress may be requested by a letter from the Principal or the Head of the Department justifying the request. The letter/recommendation from the Principal/HOD should be on the official letter head duly signed and stamped.
Students applying online may click the fee waiver option in the payment section of the application form and upload the scanned copy of the recommendation letter to their registration profile.
Please note that fee waiver requests would be considered depending on availability of seats in each Centre and cannot be guaranteed.
Before you choose Ph.D. or Integrated Ph.D. program in the basic registration form, please go through the eligibility criteria carefully.
Ensure that you have typed your email ID correctly in the basic registration form. A SMS is sent on the mobile number and an email is sent after completion of the basic registration wherein login credentials are given to complete the form. Please check your SPAM folder, if you do not find the email in your inbox
It is recommended that for registration/submitting of applications students use desktop/laptop as, some links may not be visible on mobile browsers.
Please note that details once given in the basic registration (name, date of birth, mobile number, email id, SSC details, subject, programme etc.) cannot be modified nor will duplicate registration be allowed by the system
Before you start filling up the complete application form make sure you have the following ready with you :
1. Scanned image/electronic copy of your Passport size photograph (preferably a jpg file below 80 kb in size). Applications with personal photos (selfies) or edited photos uploaded will be rejected.
2. Scanned copy of signature (preferably a jpg file below 80 kb in size).
3. If you are applying under the Fee Waiver category, the scanned copy of the recommendation letter from the Principal/HOD of your college.
4. If you are applying under the disability category, you will need to upload the scanned copy of the disability certificate.
If you intend to apply for multiple subjects, you will have to provide different email id for each application.
Check all the details before clicking the submit button.
You may take a print of your application after successful registration or save the same as a pdf file.
Applicants paying the application fee online will be directed to the payment gateway. Follow the instructions carefully and complete the payment transaction. If the transaction is not completed due to technical reasons, you may login to your account and check the application/payment status. After successful completion of the transaction, please login to your account and check the payment status. If the payment is not complete, you may attempt paying online again.
Normally, online payments are received within 2 working days and a auto email is sent by the system acknowledging the payment. If your transaction has been successful and your account has been debited and you do not receive the acknowledgement email within 2 working days, neither your payment status is updated in your account, you may write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Students will be issued or will be allowed to download the Hall Ticket only if the payment of application fee has been received / fee waiver request is approved.
START DATE FOR DOWNLOADING OF HALL TICKETS WILL BE UPDATED SOON.
Last date for submission of online application extended upto Monday, February 1, 2021..
Application in Systems Science
GATE score based applications in Systems Science (including Communications and Machine Learning):
Students with exceptional performance in GATE examination of 2019-2021 in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Mathematics may apply for the Ph.D. program in Systems Science without appearing for the TIFR Entrance Test.
In case a student who has taken the TIFR Systems Science Entrance Test and also submits a GATE score based application, the better of the two performances will be considered.
Shortlisted GATE score based applicants will be invited to attend an interview in May 2021.
Please note that for GATE score based applications:
1. Only online applications are accepted.
2. There is NO application fee.
3. We will contact ONLY the shortlisted candidates in the near future.
4. You will not be able to use the reference number from GATE score based application to log into the GS-2021 website. GATE score based applicants do not need to log into GS-2021 website.
TIFR GS 2021 Important Dates
Nationwide Entrance Examination:
Sunday, March 7, 2021
Online application starts:
January 4, 2021
Last date for application:
January 31, 2021
Last date extended upto Monday, February 1, 2021
GATE Scored based applications to Systems Science (including Communications and Machine Learning):
Opens : January 31, 2021
Closes : To be announced
Results of the Nationwide Entrance Examination (shortlist for interviews) :
To be announced.
Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.