S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences

Under Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India

Integrated PhD

Integrated PhD programme at SNBNCBS

The programme is done in collaboration with the University of Calcutta. The students in the programme have to undertake a prescribed course work for M.Sc. and have to abide by the basic rules and regulations. The students who successfully complete these courses receive an M.Sc. Degree from the University of Calcutta. For continuation in the Integrated Ph.D Programme and the fellowship, a minimum scholastic standard and research output have to be maintained. The students after a proper screening process will register for PhD degree with the University of Calcutta.

The programme is fully residential and the students are offered on-campus accommodations and boarding facilities.

Basic Qualification

First Class/Division i.e., minimum 60% in aggregate (55% for SC/ST/OBC candidates) in B.Sc. with Physics and Mathematics (or as to be declared from time to time).

Admission Procedure

Intake through JEST / NGPE .

Eligibility for Interview

Selected / Short listed candidates will be called for an interview based on their result in Bose Test and/or JEST score and/or NGPE rank.

Age Limit

Applicant's age should be maximum of 24 years. Relaxation in age maximum of 2 years for SC/ST/OBC candidates (or as to be declared from time to time).

Monthly Stipend

₹ 12,000 during the first two years (or as to be declared from time to time). The successful completion of the Course Work will lead to an M.Sc. Degree by the University of Calcutta, and thereafter, upon meeting the eligibility criteria, the students will be inducted as JRF. Stipend at par with Centre's JRF if admitted to the JRF programme. The programme is strictly residential.


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