Program Overview

Open to students with a strong master's level background in physics. During the first year, the students need to complete a set of mandatory courses and clear comprehensive examinations at the end of the year.

Selection Process

The Ph.D. program in Physical Science requires a minimum of 60% marks for General/General EWS candidates and 55% marks for SC/ST/OBC-NCL candidates. Applicants must possess a valid GATE score, a valid JEST score, or a valid CSIR/UGC-JRF/NET certificate. Additionally, DSIT-INSPIRE fellows are also eligible to apply. Shortlisted students will be called for an interview conducted by the department.Students can also apply based on their master's CGPA.
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Program Structure

Students coming in with a master's degree need to earn a minimum of twelve credits. The doctoral committee could prescribe more courses if required. Students have to give a comprehensive exam and viva at the end of the first year.


Students can take inter departmental and intra departmental courses after discussion with the guide.

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