Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar is an autonomous research institution funded by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India. The research activities in the Institute spans theoretical and experimental research in the areas of condensed matter physics, nuclear physics, high energy physics and interdisciplinary areas such as quantum computation, biological physics, complex systems, nano-science, material science, etc. With its distinguished research faculties and worldclass facilities, Institute of Physics offers an ideal platform to motivated and aspiring students to initiate their research career.
One of the important objectives of the Institute is to train and guide young scholars for research and career in physics. For this, the Institute conducts regular Ph.D program, where the degree is awarded by Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), a deemed-to-be University within the Department of Atomic Energy. During the first two years of the Ph.D program (which includes the period of course work), scholars are paid a fellowship of ₹ 31,000/- p.m. Thereafter, scholars are placed in Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) grade and are paid ₹ 35,000/- p.m. In addition, there is an annual contingency grant of ₹ 40,000/- to meet expenses on books and other research related expenses including academic travel. Medical facilities are also available to them.
The Institute invites application for its regular Doctoral Programme starting from August, 2022. Indian nationals satisfying the following criteria are eligible to apply:
(Candidates are required to upload the supporting documents regarding GATE/ JRF/JEST and produce the same in original at the time of admission.)
The selection will be based on an offline interview. However, depending on the COVID-19 situation, the dates and/or the selection process may be modified.
Institute of Physics
Sachivalaya Marg, P.O. Sainik School, Bhubaneswar - 751 005
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