Last updated on: 16 October, 2019 4:56 PM


  • Applications are invited for admission to Ph.D. programme in Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Economic Sciences, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Humanities and Social Sciences (English, Philosophy and Linguistics) and Physics for the semester commencing from January 2020.

Application Procedure

    Notice for Admission to the PhD Programme.

    To submit the Online PhD Application for

    1. Biological Sciences Click here.
    2. Chemical Engineering Click here.
    3. Chemistry Click here.
    4. Earth and Environmental Sciences Click here.
    5. Economic Sciences Click here.
    6. Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Click here.
    7. Humanities and Social Sciences (English, Philosophy and Linguistics) Click here.
    8. Physics Click here.

    The last date for submission of online application is October 20, 2019 (Sunday).

    The last date of submission for online application for the department of Humanities and Social Sciences is extended to Oct 31, 2019.

    1. After the last date, all applications will be screened and the list of candidates shortlisted for interviews will be available on our Institute’s website and shortlisted candidates will be intimated by email only.

    2. If you are applying for Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, please submit two recommendation letters from your academic mentors. To download the format of Recommendation Letter, please Click here.

Research Areas

  • Biological Sciences
    Chemical Engineering
    Earth and Environmental Sciences
    Economic Sciences
    Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
    Humanities and Social Sciences

Age Limit

  • Preferably not more than 28 years. Age relaxation of 3 years will be given for OBC (Non Creamy Layer) and 5 years for SC/ST/PD/Female applicants.

    Upper age limit shall be determined as on last date of online submission of applications. Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/ Secondary Examination Certificate/Aadhar Card only will be accepted by the IISER Bhopal for determining the age.


  • According to Government of India norms.


  • All selected candidates will be eligible to receive JRF fellowship as per the funding agency norms, in vogue.

General Information for Candidates