Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
"Deemed to be University"

Graduate School Admissions

GATE / JEST / CSIR
based admissions

 

JEST exam scores for Physics:
Details of these admission procedures, including cut-offs and application dates, will be available on the websites of TIFR-Mumbai, NCRA-Pune, TIFR-H, and ICTS within two weeks of the declaration of JEST results.

 

GATE/ NET exam scores for Physics:
Details of these admission procedures, including cut-offs and application dates, will be available on the websites of TIFR-H and ICTS within two weeks of the declaration of GATE/ NET results.

 

BIOLOGY - TIFR-DBS, TIFR-H and TIFR-NCBS: will also consider candidates based on their GATE/CSIR/UGC-NET rank. Via this route we will only consider candidates who are in the top 5 percentile of ranks (e.g. they must have a rank of 100 or better if a total of 2000 candidates appeared for the corresponding exam).

If the above applies to your case, please write to phd@ncbs.res.in and we will provide you instructions on how to submit a full application.

 

CHEMISTRY:
DCS, TIFR-Mumbai does not consider JEST/CSIRGATE scores for admissions. 
TIFR-Hyderabad - Details of the admission procedures including cut-offs will be available on the website of TIFR-H within two weeks of declaration of GATE/CSIR-UGC NET/JAM results.

 

SYSTEMS SCIENCE :
GATE score based applications in Systems Science (including Communications  and Machine Learning):

Engineering students with exceptional performance in GATE examination of 2021-2023 in Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Mathematics may apply for the Ph.D. program without appearing for the TIFR Entrance Test.   The link for GATE score based applications is made available on our website by end-January every year.. 

Last date for applying would be, two weeks after the GATE results are displayed on their website.


In case a student takes the Systems Science TIFR Entrance Test and also submits a GATE score based application, the better of the two performances will be considered.