Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER)

Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to the Ph.D. programme beginning in January, 2011 at IISER-TVM.

Eligibility Criteria

Biological Sciences


Masters degree in Biological/Chemical/Physical Sciences or MBBS. 60% marks or equivalent is desirable. Qualifying in one of the following national level tests with validity as on 1st of January 2011: CSIR-UGC-JRF/ DBT-JRF/ GATE/ ICMR JRF. The second requirement (qualifying in a national test) is waived for applicants interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in ecological sciences. They will however be required to appear for a written screening test at IISER -TVM and only those shortlisted based on the screening will be allowed to appear for the interview.

Chemical Sciences

Masters degree in Chemistry. 60% marks or equivalent is desirable. Qualifying in one of the following national level tests with validity as on 1st of January 2011: CSIR-UGC-JRF/ GATE.

Physical Sciences

Masters degree in Physical Sciences, Engineering or Technology in areas closely related to the interests of the physics faculty at IISER TVM. 60% marks or equivalent is desirable. Qualifying in one of the following national level tests with validity as on 1st of January 2011: JEST/GATE/CSIRUGC-JRF. Applicants with M. Tech need a GATE score valid as of 1st January 2010
Mathematical Sciences

Master’s degree in Mathematics / Statistics / in a relevant area of science with desired CPI of 6.5 (or 60% of marks) and a valid CSIR UGC-JRF/NBHM/GATE/INSPIRE (PhD) as on 1st January 2011.
Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology in a relevant area with desired CPI of 6.5 (or 60% of marks) with valid GATE score as on 1st January 2010.

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology in a relevant area with a desired CPI of 7.0 (or 65% of marks), an appearance in the Indian National Math Olympiad (INMO) in class XI or XII, and a valid CSIRUGC-JRF/ NBHM/ GATE/ INSPIRE (PhD) as on 1st January 2011.
Eligibility criterion will be relaxed by CPI of 0.5 (or 5% of marks) for SC/ST candidates.

Application Procedure

Application form can be downloaded from the institute’s website url.
http://iisertvm.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/PhDApplicationForm2011.pdf

The completed application along with Demand Draft for Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- for SC/ST) drawn in favour of the Registrar, Indian Institute Of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram should reach the following address before 22nd October, 2010:

The Chairman
Graduate Admissions Committee
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram, CET Campus,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695016, Kerala (India)

Please write “Application for Ph. D. program 2009-2010” on the envelope.

Contact Information

Address: IISER, Computer Science Building, College of Engineering, Trivandrum Campus, Trivandrum-695016 Kerala
Phone: 0471-2597459/2597438
Fax: 0471 2597427
Email : registrar@iisertvm.ac.in
Website: www.iisertvm.ac.in

Last date for receipt of form: 22 October 2010

XLRI

Applications are invited for admission to Full Time and Part Time Doctoral Programmes (FPM) in Management

Areas of Specializations: Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management and Strategic Management

Eligibility Criteria

For FPM (Full Time): A Master's degree or its equivalent in any discipline with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) with the Bachelor’s degree/ equivalent qualification with at least 60 % marks (55% for SC/ST candidates) obtained after a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary education (10+2) or equivalent,

OR

a professional qualification like CA, ICWA or CS with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) OR

BE/B.Tech degree or its equivalent with at least 60% marks (50% for SC/ST candidates) and 2 years of relevant work experience are eligible to apply.

The applicant must hold a Bachelors/Masters degree of any of the universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational institutions established by an act of parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of UGC act, 1956, or possess an equivalent qualification recognized by the Ministry of HRD, Government of India, or possess an equivalent qualification from an institution approved by AICTE. Non-fulfillment of these conditions will automatically result in cancellation of the admission.

The calendar for the admission of the FPM candidates is same as that for the students of the PGPs. The admission requires two sequential online processes. Interested candidates are required to (1) apply online to take the XLRI Admissions Test (XAT) and (2) apply online to XLRI for the FPM.

Instead of taking the XAT, FPM candidates can also submit GMAT/ GRE/ GATE/ UGC JRF (research) results taken during the year January 2009 and December 2010. Those who have done their PGP from XLRI, any IIM, MDI Gurgaon, FMS Delhi or XIM Bhubaneswar, with a CQPI of at least 6.00/8.00 or equivalent will also be exempted from appearing in the XAT. Those who wish not to take the XAT should visit www.xlri.ac.in/research and follow the instructions for applying to XLRI for the FPM

For Executive (Part Time FPM):

Applicants for the Executive-FPM should

have an MBA / Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) or equivalent or GMP/PGPX or One Year fulltime residential programme in Management . Candidates from Premier B-Schools will be given preference.

be currently employed in a full-time job.

have at least 5 years of full-time executive/managerial/ teaching / research experience as on December 31, 2010.

Contact Information

Address: Circuit House Area (East), Jamshedpur 831 035, Jharkhand
Tel: +91 - 657 - 398 3333
Fax : +91 - 657 - 222 7814
Email: admis@xlri.ac.in
Website: http://xlri.ac.in

Last date for receipt of form: 30 November 2010

Note: For Part Time (Executive) FPM, the last date for submission of form: 8th January, 2010