About TIFR

The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research is India’s premier institution for advanced research in fundamental sciences. The Institute runs a graduate programme leading to the award of Ph.D., Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. as well as M.Sc. degree in certain subjects. With its distinguished faculty, world class facilities and stimulating research environment, it is an ideal place for aspiring scientists to initiate their career.

The Graduate Programme at TIFR is classified into the following Subjects – Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer & Systems Sciences (including Communications and Applied Probability) and Science Education. It is conducted at the Mumbai campus and various National Centres of TIFR.


TIFR is conducted once in a year, i.e., in the months of December. The notifications announcing the TIFR published in the months of October in the weekly journal of nation-wide circulation (Employment News).


For Ph.D.:

M.Sc(Physics)/B.Tech. (Engineering Physics)

For I-Ph.D.:

B.Sc./B.E./M.E./M.Tech./B.Tech./B.Chem. or equivalent, M.Sc./B.Tech.,
(not in Physics / Engingeering Physics). 

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