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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram
Online Application for the Admission to Integrated PhD Programme

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Integrated Ph. D. Advertisement Varsha 2024

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Integrated Ph. D. Advertisement Varsha 2024

Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the Integrated Ph. D. programme (IPhD) of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM) in the Schools of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for the session starting from August 2024, i.e., Varsha 2024 semester. Candidates are required to apply through the online portal only. The online application portal will be open from 1st April 2024 at ( ).

The deadline of the application has been extended till 26-April-2024

General Eligibility Criteria

(For school specific eligibility criteria see the tables below)

  • Bachelor's degree in the relevant area with a minimum of 55% marks (or a CGPA of 6.0 on a 10-point scale) for General/OBC-NCL candidates and a minimum of 50% marks (or a CGPA of 5.5 on a 10-point scale) for SC/ST and PwD candidates.
Biological Sciences Biological Sciences/Chemical Sciences/Physical Sciences/ Mathematical Sciences and Bioinformatics
  • General Eligibility


The applicant should have qualified in either JAM 2024 (BT only) or JGEEBILS (GS-2024).

Chemical Sciences Chemical Sciences

Non-JAM candidates: General Eligibility

JAM qualified candidates: General Eligibility + JAM rank with the following cutoff: 1500 and below for GEN; 1600 and below for OBC NCL; 2000 and below for SC/ST/PWD)

(Candidates who wish to apply through different streams

(JAM or NON-JAM or both) need to fill separate application forms.)

Mathematical Sciences Mathematics/Statistics /Engineering/ relevant area of science
  • General Eligibility


The applicant should have qualified in either JAM MA 2024 or JAM MS 2024 or have been short-listed for interview under Master’s Scholarship Scheme of NBHM (2024) based on their performance in the written test.

Physical Sciences Physical Sciences/Material Science/Engineering areas closely related to the research areas of School of Physics, IISER TVM
  • General Eligibility


The applicant should have qualified in JAM PH 2024 or JEST 2024 (Physics)

School wise Selection Procedure

Biological Sciences Candidates shortlisted from any of the two streams will be required to appear for online interviews.
Chemical Sciences

Candidates shortlisted from JAM CY 2024 stream will appear for one online interview.

Candidates shortlisted from NON-JAM CY 2024 stream, will appear for an offline written test. The candidates successful in clearing the written test will be appearing for an online interview.

Mathematical Sciences Applicants satisfying the eligibility criteria mentioned earlier will be subject to further shortlisting. The shortlisted candidates will be called for online interview(s).
Physical Sciences The shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend interview(s) conducted in hybrid mode.

Important Dates

Online application portal opened from 1st April 2024
Last date for receipt of online applications 22 April, 2024. Extended till 26 April, 2024
Tentative Interview Dates
Biological Sciences 4th week of June, 2024
Chemical Sciences Written Offline Exam: 02 June, 2024
Online Interview: 19-21 June, 2024
Mathematical Sciences 10-11 June, 2024
Physical Sciences 01-02 May, 2024
Mode of examination See the schoolwise selection procedure

General Information and Application Procedure

  1. Students appearing in the final year Bachelor degree examination are also eligible to apply. However, if selected, their admission will be subjected to fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria for the individual school.

  2. Please go through the instructions carefully before filling up the application form.

  3. Applicants should complete the online application form at the following URL: ( ). Only online applications are accepted.
  4. Applicants will also be prompted to upload necessary supporting documents, like photograph, proof of date of birth, mark sheet/grade transcript, community certificate etc. in JPEG format only. Go to Required documents (URL: for the information regarding the size of the files.

  5. Candidates are required to make a payment of Rs. 500/- [candidates belonging to SC/ST category are exempted from payment] as processing fee through application portal.

  6. On submission of the online application form, the applicants will receive an acknowledgement email with an application number.

  7. Candidates who wish to apply to individual/different schools through different streams (JGEEBILS, JAM) need to fill separate application forms, and separate fee has to be paid for each application.

  8. Mere fulfilment of the eligibility criteria does not entitle a candidate to be called for the interview.

  9. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for interview(s) at IISER TVM.

  10. Normal relaxation to the eligibility criteria for SC/ST, OBC, PWD, EWS and other reserved categories will be applicable as per Government of India guidelines.

  11. In case of any application related queries, please contact by email, addressed to the Integrated Ph. D. coordinator []. Other modes of communication will not be entertained.

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