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Post M.Sc. Physics & Biophysical Sciences
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics will conduct a walk-in interview for admission into the Ph.D. Programme on 27th August, 2019. Students have to appear by 11.00 AM on the day of interview in Room No. 3404. Candidates must carry Photo Identity Card and all educational certificates.

Vacancy Details : 7 in Physics and 1 in Biophysical Sciences

Eligibility Criteria :

CSIR/UGC NET for JRF in Physics (only existing fellowship holders excluding NET qualified candidates of the June 2019 batch)

CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR NET for JRF in Biophysical Sciences (only existing fellowship holders excluding NET qualified candidates of the June 2019 batch)

Ph.D. Admission 2019

  • Students are invited to join the Ph D programmes of the Institute in Physics and Biophysical Sciences starting from 2019-20 Session.

  • The programme starts with a pre-Ph D course work, popularly known as Post M.Sc. programme.

  • Eligibility

Physics: M.Sc. degree in Physics.

Biophysical Sciences: M.Sc. degree in Physics / Chemistry / Life Sciences (with Mathematics at 10+2 level).

Students appearing in the final examinations for their M.Sc. degrees during the current academic session may also apply. However, their admission will be made provisional till they successfully pass the M.Sc. (marksheet is to be submitted to the Institute) in compliance with the cut-off requirement for SINP screening procedure (to be announced later).

  • Application procedure

The eligible students can apply for the programmes only through online application (available from early March 2019)

Further Details will be announced in this web page.

  • Selection procedure

A first screening will be made based on previous academic records of the applicants.

A further shortlisting of candidates will be made based on the performance in nation-wide screening test as mentioned below:

For Physics :

i) Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST)

ii) GATE in Physics

iii) CSIR/UGC NET for JRF in Physics

For Biophysical Sciences:

i) Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS) conducted by NCBS-TIFR


iii) GATE in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Physics and Chemistry

iv) A written entrance test may be conducted for students of Chemistry

The short-listed candidates will be called for the next level of selection procedure including an interview process to be held at SINP (during May-June 2019)

The short-listed candidates will be informed by e-mail and also through announcement in our web page.

The final selection of candidates will be done on the basis of their performances in all the above stages of screening and selection.

The selected candidates will be informed by e-mail and also through announcement in our web page.

  • Important Information

Please note that candidates seeking admission to SINP Ph.D. programmes need to apply through online application portal with hall ticket number/rank/percentile marks of national level qualification tests like JEST, JGEEBILS, NET, GATE.

Online application is available

  • Fellowships and benefits

The selected students are admitted to Post M.Sc. as Junior Research Fellow (JRF). Depending on the selection procedure and eligibility in nation-wide screening tests, there are two kinds of fellowships the students can enjoy:

i) SINP fellowships for candidates who are selected through JEST, JGEEBILLS, GATE:

₹25,000/- p.m. for 1st two years

₹28,000/- p.m. for subsequent years

Tenure: 4 years, extendable to 5th year subject to satisfactory performance

Contingency, HRA etc. as per rule

ii) Extramural fellowships awarded by external funding authorities of Govt of India (UGC, CSIR NET, DBT and ICMR) for candidates who are selected through NET:

The amount of fellowship, contingency grant, HRA etc. will be as per CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR rules (SINP will take no financial responsibility for students selected in this scheme).

For all candidates, Limited hostel accommodation will also be available.

  • Approximate number of Intake

Candidates with SINP Fellowship: 20

Candidates with Extramural Fellowship: 20

Further details will be announced later

Please visit this webpage regularly for updates

For queries, contact the respective coordinators at[AT], pmsc.exptphys[AT], pmsc.theophys[AT]


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