Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
(Deemed University)

Graduate School Admissions (GS-2018)

Overseas Students

Physics:
An overseas applicant can write to the Admissions Co-ordinator, Subject Board of Physics, (sbp@theory.tifr.res.in) with his/her Curriculum Vitae, academic records, publications if any, and ask 3 referees to write about the aptitude and qualifications of the candidate to pursue graduate studies at TIFR. The referees should be teachers of the candidate in undergraduate and/or M.Sc. levels in relevant subjects. If on the basis of material provided, the application is found to be promising, a written test may be arranged at a foreign university where we have Faculty contacts or at an Indian embassy abroad.  

At present, TIFR has only a Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. programmes with full-time study in Physics and no separate M.Sc. programme in this subject.

 

Biology, NCBS:
An overseas applicant can write to the Head, Academic Activities (phd@ncbs.res.in) with his/her Curriculum Vitae, academic records, publications if any. They will be issued application material .

If the application is found to be promising, an interview may be arranged at a foreign university where we have Faculty contacts or at an Indian embassy abroad.

 

All other subjects :
Please write with request to gsch@tifr.res.in

 

We do not have specific English proficiency requirements. However, since all academic activities, including Graduate courses, labs and seminars are conducted in English, we expect the students to have good command of English (both written and oral).