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GS 2013, Ph.D, Integrated Ph.D & M.Sc 2013 - TIFR

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
(Deemed University)

Graduate School Admissions (GS-2013)

Ph.D, Integrated Ph.D and M.Sc Programmes 2013

What is GS-2013?

The GS (Graduate School Admission 2013) is organized by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)

The Institute runs a graduate programme leading to the award of Ph.D. degree, as well as M.Sc. and Integrated Ph.D. in certain subjects. With its distinguished faculty, world class facilities and stimulating research environment, it is an ideal place for aspiring scientists to initiate their career. Students can adopt these subjects Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer & Systems Sciences (including Communications and Math. Finance) and Science Education.

What is the Eligibility for GS 2013?


For Ph.D. (Mumbai): M.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.Tech./M.A./ B.A./B.Sc.
For Ph.D. (Bengaluru): M.A./M.Sc.
For I-Ph.D. (Bengaluru): B.A./B.Sc./B.E./B.Tech. degree holders.

Students who wish to apply for the Ph.D. programme at CAM, Bengaluru will have to select Ph.D. Mumbai in the application form. Further, in the application, they can indicate their preference for being considered for Ph.D. programme Bengaluru.

Students applying for Ph.D. Mumbai and who are eligible for Integrated Ph.D. programme at Bangalore can indicate their preference in the application form for being considered for Int. Ph.D. Bengaluru.

Similarly students applying for Int. Ph.D. Bangalore and who wish to be considered for Ph.D. Mumbai can indicate their preference in the application form.


For Ph.D.: M.Sc.(Physics)/B.Tech. (Engineering Physics)
For I-Ph.D.: B.Sc./B.E./M.E./M.Tech./B.Tech./B.Chem. or equivalent, M.Sc./B.Tech., (not in Physics / Engingeering Physics).
For Ph.D. Program in TCIS: M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry or Biology; B.Tech. (Engg. Physics).
For Ph.D. Program in ICTS: M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Mathematics; B.Tech. (Engg. Physics).


For Ph.D.: M.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.Tech./B.Pharm./M.Pharm. B.Sc. candidates with advanced knowledge of the discipline are also eligible to apply.
For Ph.D. Program in TCIS: M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry or Biology.


For Ph.D.: Masters in Basic Science or Bachelors in Applied Science. These include M.Sc. (Agriculture), B.Tech., B.E., B.V.Sc., B.Pharma. (4 year course), MBBS, BDS, M.Pharma. Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on written test marks, CV and Scientific write-up.
For Integrated Ph.D./M.Sc.: Bachelors in any Basic Science.
For Ph.D. Program in TCIS: M.Sc. in Physics, Chemistry or Biology.

Computer & Systems Sciences (including Communications and Math. Finance):

For Ph.D. : B.E./B.Tech./M.E./M.Tech./MCA/ M.Sc. degree holders in Computer Science / Information Technology / Electronics & Communications Engineering / Electrical Engineering.

Exceptionally well qualified students with B.E./B.Tech./M.E./M.Tech./M.Sc. or equivalent degrees in other disciplines may also be considered.

What are the Important Dates for GS 2013?

Publication of Notification:

University News Journal : September 24, 2012
Current Science Journal : October 10, 2012
Employment News : October 13, 212

Nationwide Entrance Examination: Sunday, December 9, 2012

Last date for application: October 26, 2012

Online payment link will be active upto November 2, 2012

DDs sent by post/courier will be accepted upto November 2, 2012

GATE Scored based applications to Systems Science:

Opens on : February 1, 2012
Closes on : March 25, 2013

Results of the Nationwide Entrance Examination: January 15, 2013

Where is the Examination Centers?

Ahmedabad, St Xavier's College

Bangalore, University of Agricultural Sciences

Bhubaneshwar, Utkal University

Chandigarh, Panjab University

Chennai, Indian Institute of Technology

Cochin, Cochin Univ. of Science & Technology

Delhi, Miranda House / S.G.T.B. Khalsa College (Delhi University)

Guwahati, Indian Institute of Technology

Haldwani, Motiram Baburam Govt. P.G. College

Hyderabad, Hyderabad University

Indore, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya

Jaipur, India International School

Jammu, Jammu University

Kanpur, Indian Institute of Technology

Kolkata, St. Xavier's College / Jadavpur University

Madurai, The Madura College

Mangalore, University College, Mangalore University

Mumbai, Kendriya Vidayalaya No. 1, Colaba

Nagpur, Shri Ramdeo Baba Kamla Nehru Eng. Coll.

Patna, Radiant International School

Pune, Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics (IUCAA)

Srinagar, Kashmir University

Varanasi, Banaras Hindu University

Visakhapatnam, GITAM University

Is GS 2012, 2011 and 2010 Previous Question Papers are Available to Download?

Yes, you can download GS 2012, 2011 and 2010 Previous Years Question papers for the Maths, Chemistry, Physics and Biology

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