Related: Integrated Ph.D. in Life Sciences

Bose Institute has an established Ph.D. programme in physical sciences, life sciences and interdisciplinary sciences. The institute has conducted path-breaking research in the fields of plant sciences, structural biology, molecular biology, biomedical sciences and biotechnology. Many of our alumni have become reputed experts in their fields. The institute also runs a vibrant integrated M.Sc. - Ph.D. programme. 

Details about research in life sciences can be found on the individual faculty pages in the following institutional research programmes: (i) basic and applied microbiology, (ii) computational biology, (iii) molecular medicine, (iv) plant functional biology of stress responses for improvement and exploring plant genetic resources, (v) structural studies and biophysical problems, (vi) systems and synthetic biology, and, (vii) complex systems.

Students are admitted annually for integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. in life sciences through an interview conducted by the Institute. Applicants should have qualified JGEEBILS in which Bose Institute is one of the participating institutions. Applicants should have a minimum CGPA of 6 on a 10 point scale or minimum 60% marks or percentage equivalent converted from CGPI/CPI in B. Sc. (Hons) / B.E. / B.Tech. They should also possess  65% Marks in Class 10 Board Exam and Class 12 Board Examinations with at least 70% aggregate marks in science subjects (average of Class 10 and 12 Board Exams). 

Bose Institute will be accepting applications for the Integrated MSc-PhD program, scheduled to begin in August 2019. Selection will be based on an interview to be conducted at Bose Institute in 2019. To apply for the Integrated MSc-PhD program, the applicant must first qualify either the JGEEBILS exam scheduled to be held on December 09, 2018 (for MSc-PhD in Life Sciences) or the JEST examination scheduled to be held on 17 February, 2019 (for MSc-PhD in Physical Sciences) examination. Before the results of the JGEEBILS / JEST exam are declared, we will intimate details of the application procedure at our website, including deadlines.

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