TIFR GS 2016, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Entrance Exam 2016

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai

(TIFR),   Mumbai, (A Deemed University), Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai-400005, Tel 022-22804555

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research conducts a graduate program leading to the award of PhD., Integrated M.Sc., Ph.D as well as M.Sc Degree Progrms in following Subjects – Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer and Systems Sciences (including Communications and Applied Probability) and Science Education for the session 2016


Candidates in the final year of qualifying degree can also apply


For Ph.D: M.A., M.Sc., M.Tech

For I-PhD: B.A., B.Sc., B.E., B.Tech (Students already, completing an M.Sc degree by July 2016 are not eligible)


For Ph.D.: M.Sc,   M.S in Physics,    or equivalent, on completion of programmess of duration not less than 5 years in total

For I-Ph.D.: M.E, M.Tech,   B.Sc,   B.S., B.E, B.Tech, B.Chemistry in Physics,    Engineering Physics, or equivalent degree, on completion of programmes of duration not less than 3 years in total

In addition – I-PhD candidates with four or more years of university education who clear the written test may be considered by TCIS for their PhD program


For Ph.D: M.Sc., M.Pharm

For PhD: B.Sc, B.E, B.Tech, B.Pharm


For PhD: Masters in Basic Science or Bachelors in Applied Science; these include,    M.Sc (Ag.), B.Tech, B.E., B.V.Sc., B.Pharma (4 years course), MBBS, BDS,    M.Pharma; candidates will be short-listed for interview based on written test marks,    CV and Scientific Writeup

For I-PhD,   M.Sc: Bachelors in any Basic Science

For M.Sc Wildlife Biology & Conservation: Indian nationals who have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline (with a minimum of 50% in core subjects),    less than 35 years of age as on 01st July 2015 and a strong interest in wildlife research and conservation; graduate nationals of Central, South and Southeast Asian countries, with similar qualifications, are also eligible to apply

Computer & System Sciences (including Communications and Applied Probability):

For PhD: B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.Tech, MCA, M.Sc degree holders in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics & Communications Engineering,   Electrical Engineering

Exceptionally well qualified students with B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.Tech, M.Sc, B.Sc or equivalent degrees in other disciplines may also be considered

Admission Procedure:

The admissions procedure (in all subjects, except Science Education) consists of a written test at one of the several nationwide centres, followed by interviews of shortlisted candidates

Biology: The TIFR Nationwide Entrance Examination (GS2016) for Biology is also called the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS)

How to Apply:

Students can apply online. Please follow appropriate link on this website for filling up the application form. Read the instructions carefully before you start filling up the online application form. Please do not make multiple registrations for the same subject

Manual Applications: Students from remote areas who do not have access to internet may apply manually; they may send a request for application form (without DD) along with a self-addressed stamped (Rs 20/-) envelope (size 25cm x 17cm) superscribed “GS-2016 (Subject)” to:

For Biology: Admissions Section, National Centre for Biological Sciences, UAS-GKVK Campus, Bellary Road, Bangalore-560065

For other subjects,    except Science Education: University Cell, Tata Institute of Fundamental

For Science Education: Please see the HBCSE website for updated notification of their admission procedure in 2016

Important Dates

Last Date for Application: 07th October 2015

Nationwide Entrance Examination: 13th December 2015 (Sunday)


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