IISER Berhampur

Doctoral programme (PhD)


The Institute offers Ph.D. programmes in four disciplines. A prospective candidate should have completed a postgraduate programme (M.S./M.Sc./M.Tech./MBBS) in a discipline relevant to his/her choice of Ph.D. programme along with qualifying a national entrance exam. Students should have a valid National level examination like National Eligibilitiy Test (NET)/GATE/UGC-JRF/CSIR-JRF/DBT (JRF A category)/ICMR (JRF category I)/NET-LS/INSPIRE-Ph.D./Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship/JGEEBILS or any other recognized score is mandatory. The certificate/fellowship MUST be valid at the time of admission.

  • Biological Sciences
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Doctoral students must successfully complete course work, qualifying examination, seminars, and a dissertation. Besides the mandatory requirements, students are encourages to participate in several professional activities such as workshops, review meetings and conferences. All doctoral students are also expected to participate in the undergraduate teaching programme of the Institute as a part of their training.

Course curriculum and criteria for the Ph.D. programme in various disciplines are documented in the Postgraduate (PG) Manual will be available online via http://www.iiserbpr.ac.in


Ph.D. Admissions 2018


General Instructions


Academic Calender

Addendum for Academic Calendar 2017-2018 I Semester

Fee Payment Instructions (PhD)

Forms For New Students


Anti-Ragging Undertaking

Proforma for Kashmiri Migrant Certificate

Medical Examination Report

Proforma for OBC-NCL Certificate

Proforma for PH Certificate

Proforma for SC/ST Certificate

Fee Structure


New PhD Students