The PhD programme conducted by RRI aims to empower its students with advanced technical abilities in basic science and in a specialization, so as to prepare them for a career in research. The programme commences with formal credited course work in advanced topics during the first year. RRI offers select PhD students, who qualify in the course work and a subsequent comprehensive examination, opportunities for supervised research within the four broad areas of research conducted at the institute – Astronomy and Astrophysics, Light and Matter Physics, Soft Condensed Matter Physics and Theoretical Physics. The research also includes Chemistry, Liquid Crystals, Physics in Biology, quantum atom-optics and quantum information.
Students at RRI are registered for their PhD degree with Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. RRI is also a participant in the Joint Astronomy Programme (JAP) with the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
All candidates need to apply online for admissions at RRI. The online application will start only after the results of JEST,UGS/-CSIR NET and GATE examinations come out. The expected date for opening of online application is around the end of March 2017. Please keep an eye on the RRI admission website during March-April 2017.
You may register an expression of interest in advance using the pre-registration link. In that case, you will receive an email once the online application is open.
More details about the admission 2017 may be found in the Poster.