IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2022: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Dates

PhD programme in the areas of  Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Physical Sciences are offered by the IISER Berhampur. Students with a master’s degree in in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics are encouraged to apply for PhD programme. Application for admission will be released through online mode as per the schedule decided by the authority. Selection of candidates is done on the basis of their merit in the interview conducted by the institute. Complete details regarding the IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2022 can be found from this article.

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission Important Dates 2022

The tentative dates related to IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2022 are provided in the table below:

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Declaration of result and release of list of selected candidatesTo be notified later
Release of online-offer letterTo be notified later
Starting of admission processTo be notified later


IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to apply for IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2022 should meet the eligibility criteria prescribed below:

Age limit:

  • Age of the applicants should not exceed 28 years at the time of joining the PhD program.

Academic qualification:

  • M.Sc/ M.Tech degree or equivalent in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics or in any relevant interdisciplinary area closely related to the mainstream with a minimum of 60% marks (55% for candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PD categories) or equivalent CGPA/ CPI is required to be eligible for PhD admission.
  • Additionally, a certificate of national level exam like National Eligibility Test (NET)/ GATE/ UGC-JRF/ NBHM/ CSIR-JRF/ NET-LS/ INSPIRE-PhD or equivalent is mandatory. The certificate/ fellowship must be valid at the time of admission.
  • Candidates who are appearing or are about to appear for final examinations of the qualifying degree programme are eligible to apply for Ph.D. programme. However, if selected, admission to the PhD program would be conditional upon their completing the qualifying degree with the defined marks criteria, before October 31, 2022.

Application Form for IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2022

The candidates can obtain the IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2022 application form by visiting the official website of the institute www.iiserbpr.ac.in. No mode other than online will be provided to the candidates to fill and submit the application form.

  • To fill the application form, the candidates will have to provide their basic personal, academic, contact and other details as asked.
  • Scanned copies of their photograph and signature of the candidates should also be uploaded into the form.
  • After providing all the details into the application form, the candidates should submit it online along with the prescribed application fee.
  • A copy of filled-in application form should be taken and kept safe by the candidates for future reference.
  • There is no need to send the hard copy of application form or any other document to the IISER Berhampur office.

IISER Berhampur PhD Interview 2022

  • After the submission and scrutiny of applications, list of candidates shortlisted for interview will be prepared.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for interview on the basis of their all India GATE rank in the given or related subject plus their NET or equivalent rank.
  • Different criteria might also be used by different departments for shortlisting candidates for interviews depending on the number of applications received.
  • This list will be made available on the official website of the institute that can be checked by the candidates.
  • Date of interview will be communicated to shortlisted candidates by e-mail and the same will be available on the Institute website.

IISER Berhampur PhD 2022 Result

  • After completion of interview round, list of candidates who are selected for admission will be displayed on the website of IISER Berhampur.
  • Offer letters will be released for individual candidates and will be sent on their registered email address.
  • In the offer letter, basic details of the candidates along with their performance/ marks scored in the interview will be mentioned.
  • Selected candidates then need to report for the admission as per the details mentioned in the offer letter.

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission Process 2022

  • Selection of the candidates for PhD admission will be done on the basis of their performance in an interview conducted by IISER Berhampur.
  • Those selected for admission will have to report for the same carrying all their documents in original and photocopy.
  • Documents as well as eligibility of the candidates will be verified only after which they will be granted final admission.
  • All selected candidates will be eligible for either Institute fellowship of Rs. 31,000/- per month or fellowship as per the norms of the funding agency, in vogue, subject to satisfactory performance in their course work.

IISER Berhampur PhD Admission 2022 FAQs

Can I get any relaxation in the prescribed age limit?

Age relaxation of 3 years will be given to candidates of OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) category and of 5 years to SC/ ST/ PD/ Female candidates. no relaxation of any other kind will be provided.

Result of my fellowship exam has not been declared yet. Can I still appear for the interview?

Students whose results for any fellowship exam are awaited may also apply with their roll number(s) mentioned in the application. Such candidates may walk-in for the interview provided they have qualified the fellowship examination before the interview date. Call letter will not be sent to such candidates for the interview and they need to write to the head of the department (with [email protected] in CC) and inform if they will attend the interview.

Is there any exemption to the requirement of NET or equivalent certificate?

BS-MS Dual Degree graduates of IISERs and B.Tech graduates of IITs with CPI over 8 are eligible to apply without NET or equivalent certificate.

Do I get any travel or dining allowance for appearing in the interview?

Candidates belonging to SC/ ST category will be provided Travel Allowance (TA) for appearing in the interview. There is however no provision for dining allowance (DA).

In case of any query, whom should I contact?

In case of any department specific queries, please contact the respective department heads at email ids given below with a CC to [email protected]:

For any application related queries, the candidates need to contact [email protected] (with a CC to [email protected]).

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