Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
(Deemed to be University)

Graduate School Admissions (GS-2019)

Apply Online


Before you choose Ph.D. or Integrated Ph.D. program in the basic registration form, please go through the eligibility criteria carefully.  Click here to go to page.
Ensure that you have typed your email ID correctly in the basic registration form.  A sms is sent on the mobile number and an email is sent after completion of the basic registration wherein login credentials are given to complete the form. 


Before you start filling up the complete application form make sure the following are ready with you :
1. Scanned image/electronic copy of your Passport size photograph (preferably a jpg file below 80 kb in size).  Applications with personal photos (selfies) or edited photos uploaded will be rejected.
2. Scanned copy of signature
(preferably a jpg file below 80 kb in size).
3. Demand Draft details (DD number, Bank, etc.) or Credit / Debit Card details for online payment of application fee.
4. If you are applying under the Fee Waiver category, you have the option to upload the scanned copy of the recommendation letter from the Principal/HOD of your college.
5. If you are applying under the disability category, you will need to upload the scanned copy of the disability certificate.


If you intend to apply for multiple subjects, you will have to provide different email id for each application.


Check all the details before clicking the submit button.  


You may take a print of your application after successful registration or save the same as a pdf file.  Applicants wishing to pay by DD may send the DD  by writing their reference code, name and telephone number behind it. There is no need to send the print of the application form.


Applicants paying the application fee online will be directed to the payment gateway.  Follow the instructions carefully and complete the payment transaction.  If the transaction is not completed due to technical reasons, you may login to your account and check the application/payment status.  After successful completion of the transaction, please login to your account and check the payment status.  If the payment is not complete, you may attempt paying online again.  Please note that a maximum of five attempts are allowed for online payment. 


Normally, online payments are received within 2 working days and a auto email is sent by the system acknowledging the payment.  If your transaction has been successful and your account has been debited and you do not receive the acknowledgement email within 7 days, neither your payment status is updated in your account, you may write to gsch@tifr.res.in


If you are unsuccessful with the online payment and have exhausted with all the five attempts for payment, you may send us a Demand Draft by first filling up the DD details in the application form and then sending the DD by post/courier.  Please write your reference code, name and telephone number behind the DD.  Print of application is not required to be sent along with the DD.


Hall tickets will be issued or will be allowed to be generated from the student login account from November 22, 2018 onwards.  This would be subject to receipt of application fee.