Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Courses/Exams: The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research conducts a graduate programme leading to the award of Ph.D. degree, as well as M.Sc. and Integrated Ph.D. degrees in certain subjects.
Mathematics: School of Mathematics, Mumbai (Ph.D. programme, http://www.math.tifr.res.in) and Centre for Applicable Mathematics (CAM), Bengaluru (Ph.D. and Integrated Ph.D. programme in Applicable Mathematics, http://math.tifrbng.res.in).
Physics (http://www.tifr.res.in/~sbp): Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Department of Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science, Department of High Energy Physics, Department of Nuclear and Atomic Physics, Department of Theoretical Physics (all at Mumbai campus); National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA), Pune [http://www.ncra.tifr.res.in]; Biophysics at the Department of Chemical Sciences, Mumbai and NCBS, Bengaluru [http://www.ncbs.res.in/ibio ]
Chemistry: Department of Chemical Sciences, Mumbai (http://www.tifr.res.in/~dcs ); Biological Chemistry at NCBS, Bengaluru [http://www.ncbs.res.in/ibio ]
• Biology: Department of Biological Sciences, Mumbai (http://www.tifr.res.in/~dbs ); National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bengaluru [http://www.ncbs.res.in ]
Computer & Systems Sciences: School of Technology & Computer Science (STCS), Mumbai, http://www.tcs.tifr.res.in ;
Science Education: Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE), Mumbai.
Eligibility: • Mathematics: For Ph.D.: M.Sc./ B.E. / B.Tech. / M.Tech. / M.A. / B.A / B.Sc. degree holders. For Integrated Ph.D.: B.A. / B.Sc. / B.E./. B.Tech. degree holders (Master's degree holders are not eligible for this programme)
Physics & Chemistry: For Ph.D.: M.Sc. / B.E. / B.Tech. / M.Tech. degree holders. Final year B.Sc. students may also apply.
Biology: For Ph.D. : Masters in Basic Science or Bachelors in Applied Science. These include, M.Sc.(Ag.)., B.Tech., B.E., B.V.Sc., B.Pharma (4 yrs course), MBBS., BDS., M.Pharma. For Integrated Ph.D/M.Sc.: Bachelors in any Basic Science; and For M.Sc. [Wildlife (Biology) & Conservation]: Degree in any discipline with a strong interest in Wildlife Biology
Computer & Systems Sciences: For Ph.D.: B.E. / B.Tech. / M.E. / M.Tech./ M.C.A. / M.Sc. (Computer Science /Electrical Engineering/ Electronics Engineering / Information Technology) degree holders. 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
* Final year students with consistently good academic record and knowledge of advanced topics may also apply for the relevant subjects.
* Candidates not holding a Master's degree and admitted to a Ph.D. programme can receive an M.Sc. degree by fulfilling prescribed requirements .
Application procedure: Submit online applications at http://univ.tifr.res.in
Only students from remote areas who have no access to internet may send their request for application form along with a self addressed stamped (Rs 20/-) envelope (25cm x 17cm) superscribed GS-2010 (Subject). All others to submit online applications only.
Further details can be taken from: Tel: 022-22782629/22782241/22782875
Website: click here
Address: Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba , Pin - 400005
Last date of submission of Forms: 16th October, 2009
Date of Entrance Test : 13th December, 2009 (Sunday)
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