TIFR GS 2020:: Online Application From, Eligibility, Dates @tifr.res.in

TIFR GS 2020 Notification, Registration Form, Details :The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) has released the TIFR GS 2020 Notification. As per the official notification released by TIFR, the GS 2020 Admission Test will be held on 8th December 2019. Here schools360 Team provides complete Information like Exam Date, Application Dates, Eligibility, Courses, Important links etc. which were gathered from official Website at  univ.tifr.res.in/gs2020/.

TIFR GS 2020 is the Graduate School Screening Test for admission to different programmes offered by TIFR.

TIFR GS 2020: Important Date

Notification Release Date16th October 2019
Starting Date of Application Process21st October 2019
End Date of Application Process20th November 2019
Admit Card Release DateTo be Announced
TIFR GS 2020 Admission Test8th December 2019
GATE based Admissions Open5th February 2020
TIFR GS 2020 Test Based Admissions Open4th Week of January 2020

TIFR GS Subjects – Programmes

Mathematics: Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programmes

Physics: Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programmes

Chemistry: Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programs

Biology: Ph.D., Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. and M.Sc. Programmes

Computer & Systems Sciences (including Communications and Applied Probability): Ph.D. Programme only.

Science Education: Ph.D. Programme

Typical Course Duration:

  • Ph.D. Programme: 5 Years

  • Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programme: 6 Years

  • M.Sc.Programme:  See details in respective programme.

TIFR GS Eligibility Criteria


For Ph.D. : M.A./M.Sc./M.Tech.
For I-Ph.D. :
B.A./B.Sc./B.E./B.Tech. (Students already having/completing an M.Sc. degree by July 2020 are not eligible for I-Ph.D.).

For Ph.D.: M.Sc./M.S. in Physics, or equivalent degree, on completion of programmes(s) 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.Chem. in Physics, Engineering Physics, or equivalent degree, on completion of programme(s) of duration not less than 3 years in total.  Any other degree in Science / Engineering / Medicine, or equivalent, on completion of programme(s) of duration not less than 3 years in total.
In addition,
I-Ph.D. candidates with not less than four or more years of university education who clear the written test may be considered by TIFR-H for their Ph.D. program.


For Ph.D.: M.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.Pharm. or equivalent degree.
For I-Ph.D.: B.Sc./B.Pharm./B.S. degree or equivalent degree.
Candidates with B.E./B.Tech degrees can optionally get an M.Sc. degree by fulfilling necessary requirements.


Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on written test marks, CV, letters of recommendation and Scientific write-up.

For Ph.D.: Masters in Basic Science (M.Sc. Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ any branch of Biology) or any professional Master’s Degree (M.Pharma./M.Tech.), or a > 4 year degree program (e.g. MBBS, BDS). Students holding an M.Sc. degree in a non-Biology-allied discipline such as Chemistry / Physics / Mathematics / Computer Science, and who wish to obtain an M.Sc. in Biology, will be offered the option of enrolling in the I-Ph.D. programme at the time of joining.

For I-Ph.D./M.Sc.
Bachelors in any Basic Science (Physics/ Chemistry/Mathematics/any branch of Biology) OR any 4-year degree programme that awards a “Bachelor’s degree” including B.Tech., B.E., B.V.Sc., B.Pharma. (4 year course).

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) and a strong interest in wildlife research and conservation.  Graduate nationals for Central, South and Southeast Asian countries, with similar qualifications are also eligible to appy.

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

For Ph.D. :
B.Tech./B.E./M.Tech./M.E./M.C.A./M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Computer Science / Electronics & Communications Engineering / Electrical Engineering or related branches. Exceptionally well qualified students with B.Tech./ B.E./M.Tech./M.E./M.Sc. degrees in other disciplines may also be considered. Exceptionally well qualified students with a three year degree in related subjects may be considered for I-Ph.D.

Candidates not holding a Master’s degree and admitted to a Ph.D./Int. Ph.D. program can receive an M.Sc. degree in some subjects by fulfilling prescribed requirements (see http://www.tifr.res.in/~gsoffice for details).

TIFR GS  2020: Examination Centres

  • Agartala

  • Ahmedabad

  • Bengaluru

  • Bhillai

  • Bhubaneshwar

  • Chandigarh

  • Chennai

  • Cochin

  • Delhi

  • Guwahati

  • Haldwani

  • Hyderabad

  • Indore

  • Jaipur

  • Jammu

  • Kanpur

  • Kolkata

  • Madurai

  • Mangalore

  • Mumbai

  • Nagpur

  • Patna

  • Pune

  • Varanasi

  • Visakhapatnam

Important Links for TIFR GS 2020

TIFR GS-2020 NotificationClick Here
TIFR GS-2020 Registration
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