Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
(Deemed University)

Graduate School Admissions (GS-2018)

Eligibility

  • Candidates in the final year of qualifying degree can also apply.

  • Mathematics:
    For Ph.D. : M.A./M.Sc./M.Tech.
    For I-Ph.D. :
    B.A./B.Sc./B.E./B.Tech. (Students already having/completing an M.Sc. degree by July 2018 are not eligible).

    Physics:
    For Ph.D.: M.Sc./M.S. in Physics, or equivalent, on completion of programmes(s) of duration not less than 5 years in total.
    For I-Ph.D.
    :
    ♦ M.E./M.Tech./B.Sc./B.S./B.E./ B.Tech./B.Chem. in Physics, Engineering Physics, or equivalent degree, on completion of programme(s) of duration not less than 3 years in total. 
    Any other degree in Science / Engineering / Medicine, or equivalent, on completion of programme(s) of duration not less than 3 years in total.
    In addition,
    I-Ph.D. candidates with not less than four or more years of university education who clear the written test may be considered by TCIS for their Ph.D. program.

  • Chemistry:
    For Ph.D.: M.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.Pharm. or equivalent degree.
    For I-Ph.D.: B.Sc./B.Pharm./B.S. degree or equivalent degree.
    Candidates with B.E./B.Tech degrees can optionally get an M.Sc. degree by fulfilling necessary requirements.

  • Biology: Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on written test marks, CV and Scientific Write-up.
    For Ph.D.: Masters in Basic Science (M.Sc. Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of Biology) or Bachelors in Applied Science.  These include, M.Sc.(Ag.), B.Tech., B.E., B.V.Sc., B.Pharma. (4 years course), MBBS, BDS, M.Pharma.   
    For I-Ph.D./M.Sc.: Bachelors in any Basic Science (Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of Biology).
    For M.Sc. Wildlife Biology & Conservation : Indian nationals who have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline (with a minimum of 60% in core subjects) and a strong interest in wildlife research and conservation. Graduate nationals for Central, South and Southeast Asian countries, with similar qualifications, are also eligible to apply. 

  • Computer & System Sciences (including Communications and Applied Probability):
    For Ph.D. :
    B.Tech./B.E./M.Tech./M.E./M.C.A./M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Computer Science / Electronics & Communications Engineering / Electrical Engineering or related branches. Exceptionally well qualified students with B.Tech./B.E./M.Tech./M.E./M.Sc. degrees in other disciplines may also be considered. Exceptionally well qualified students with a three year degree in related subjects may be considered for I–Ph.D.

Candidates not holding a Master's degree and admitted to a Ph.D./Int. Ph.D. program can receive an M.Sc. degree in some subjects by fulfilling prescribed requirements (see http://www.tifr.res.in/~gsoffice for details).