S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

Under Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India

PhD in Physical Sciences

PhD in Physical Sciences programme at SNBNCBS

The Centre receives extramural funding from various funding agencies of India and abroad for its different research programmes. The Centre has extensive collaborative programmes with other premier institutions in India and abroad through bi-lateral exchanges in which the PhD research scholars take active part. The Centre is fully equipped with the state-of-the art infrastructure (experimental and computational) including a digital library for advanced research in chosen areas of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.

The programme is fully residential and the students are offered on-campus accommodations and boarding facilities. The Centre charges no fee for the programmes.

Basic Qualification

M.Sc. with First Class/Division i.e., minimum 60% in aggregate (55% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) in Physics,Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Biophysics or Biochemistry.

Admission Procedure

Intake through JEST / CSIR NET-JRF / GATE qualification.

Eligibility for Interview

Selected / Short listed candidates will be called for an interview based on JEST score / UGC/CSIR NET-JRF / GATE percentile.

Age Limit

None. However, the last qualifying University examination (M.Sc.) should have been taken not earlier than 2013.

Monthly Stipend

In line with the DST rules. However, the programme is strictly residential.


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