TIFR has a vibrant, international level research environment which is highly conducive for graduate studies. The Department of Chemical Sciences offers a Ph.D. and an Int. M.Sc.-Ph.D. programme. Students are selected through a highly competitive entrance exam followed by an interview selection process..The Ph. D. programme is for students who already hold an M.Sc. Degree while students who qualify for the graduate programme of the institute directly after B.Sc. can obtain an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. degree through the Int. M.Sc.-Ph.D. programme.

Why join the Department of Chemical Sciences at TIFR?

  • Opportunity to participate in cutting edge research with internationally renowned faculty. Please click here to find out about our active areas of research.
  • Quick initiation of research through two short 8-week projects which start in second semester. These projects also allow students to sample different labs before choosing their Ph.D. mentor.
  • Opportunity to work on collaborative projects involving multi-disciplinary research groups in Chemistry, Biology, and Physics.
  • Opportunity to interact with leading international scientists through TIFR`s vibrant visitor programme which attracts eminent scientists from all over the world for talks and workshops.