The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research is India’s premier institution for advanced research in fundamental sciences. 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.
The Graduate Programme at TIFR is classified into the following Subjects – Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer & Systems Sciences and Science Education. It is conducted at the Mumbai campus and various National Centres of TIFR.
Application Fee (Non-Refundable): Rs 500/- for online applications and Rs 550/- for manual applications. Female candidates are exempted from payment of application fee. Rs 800/- for students taking the test as walk-in candidates (Please see the walk-ins section on this website).
Application fee can be paid online by Debit/Credit Card or through Demand Draft.
Biology: DD should be drawn on State Bank of India in favour of “National Centre for Biological Science” payable at Bangalore.
Other Subjects: DD should be drawn on State Bank of India in favour of “Tata Institute of Fundamental Research” payable at Mumbai.
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(a) Instructions for downloading/printing of Hall tickets will be intimated by email only after receipt of application fee/approval of fee waiver.
(b) DDs with wrong denomination will not be returned and hall ticket will not be issued.
Last date for application: October 16, 2010
Nationwide Entrance Examination: Sunday, December 12, 2010
Morning Session: 09:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
- Computer & Systems Sciences
Afternoon Session: 02:30 p.m. to 04:30 p.m.
The admissions procedure (in all subjects, except Science Education) consists of a written test at one of the 23 nationwide centres.
Shortlisted candidates will be called for interviews to be held during end-February to early-April, 2011. Exact dates would be announced later.
Results of the entrance examination will be announced on January 14, 2011 on this website and students shortlisted for interview will be intimated by email.
For Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry/ Computer & Systems Sciences:
Assistant Registrar (Academic)
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba,
For more information visit-: http://univ.tifr.res.in/gs2011/