Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science
Kolkata - 700 032
Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur - 721 302
Students who are selected for admission to the Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D.
programme in Chemical and Molecular Biology, conducted jointly by the
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science and the Indian
Institute of Technology Kharagpur, are requested to submit a proof copy
of their admission/registration at Indian Institute of Technology
Kharagpur to the Academic Office of Indian Association for the
Cultivation of Science on 8th August, 2016 during 11.00 A.M
to 11.30 A.M.
Application form for IntPBS program, 2016
Syllabus for Entrance Test
List of students eligible for Integrated MSc -Phd Program in Chemical and Molecular Biology 2016
Candidates shortlisted for the Interview of
Integrated MSc -Phd Program in Chemical and Molecular Biology 2016
Final Result of Integrated MSc -Phd Program in Chemical and Molecular Biology 2016
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKGP) in collaboration with
Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) announces an
integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Program in “Chemical
and Molecular Biology”
starting from academic year 2016-2017.
Degrees will be awarded by IIT Kharagpur.
program aims to bring two premier institutes in teaching and research
together to offer courses in the interface of Biology and Chemistry.
Students will participate on the course work in both the institutes. The
students obtaining CGPA greater than the stipulated one will be directly
admitted to the Ph.D. program after completion of M.Sc. Applications in
prescribed format (to be downloaded from the Institutes’ web sites
are invited from interested Indian nationals for admission to the above
course. Details of course structure and contents are available in the
websites of both institutes at
First division at 10 and 10+2 level
Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Life
science or Chemistry.
At least 55% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects,
including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined) for
General/OBC-NCL category candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks
(taking into account all subjects, including Languages and
Subsidiaries, all years combined) for SC/ST and PwD category
candidates in the qualifying degree.
For candidates with letter grades/CGPA, the candidate should secure
at least 6.0 CGPA in 10 point scale.
Proof of having passed the Qualifying Degree with the Minimum
Educational Qualifications (MEQ) as specified by the admitting
institute should be submitted by September 30, 2016.
Reservation of seats will be as per MHRD norms.
Admitted students will be entitled to a stipend of Rs. 12,000/- p.m.
(fixed) for the first two years subject to adequate performance and
other rules of the Institutes. On successful completion of the M.Sc.
course, students obtaining a CGPA above a certain stipulated level will
be considered for admission into Ph.D. program following the prevailing
norms of the admitting institute. It may not
be possible to provide accommodation for all selected candidates during
part of the coursework being conducted at IACS. Students will be
accommodated in the hostel during their stay at IIT Kharagpur.
Duly filled in applications (to be downloaded from IITKGP or IACS
web-sites) in prescribed format along with attested copies of mark
sheets/certificates and a self-addressed envelope should reach the
Coordinator, Joint Admission Committee, Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Program
in “Chemical and Molecular Biology”, Indian Association for the
Cultivation of Science, Jadavpur, Kolkata-700 032 not later than 5.00
P.M. on 15th July, 2016. The envelope containing the
application should be marked as "Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. Program in
Chemical and Molecular Biologyy". Applications received after due
date will not be accepted. Interim queries will not be entertained.
Those who have appeared in the final examination may also apply but
their final selection will be subject to securing the required
percentage of marks in the qualifying examination.
Rs. 500/- for General and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
Application fees will have to be sent by a demand draft in favor of
“Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science” payable at Kolkata
and to be sent with the application. Application fee will not be
returned if the application is rejected for any reason or if the
candidate does not appear for the written test.
Candidates will be short-listed for a written test to be held at IACS,
Candidates further shortlisted on the basis of written test will be
called for an interview, out of which maximum ten (10) candidates will
be selected for admission. List of successful candidates will be
displayed on the website of both the institutes.
Only SC/ST candidates will be reimbursed to-and-fro sleeper class rail
fare by the shortest route on submission of SC/ST certificates and
Eligible candidates for the written test, whose names appeared in the
institute website but have not received the Admit Card/Call Letter from
IACS before the examination date, are
advised to appear in the written entrance test with appropriate
Important points to remember :
Closing date of receiving Applications: 15th July, 2016
Written test will be held on 24th July, 2016, 10 am to 1 pm at IACS,
Interview of shortlisted candidates based on the written test will be
held within the period 25th-27th July, 2016 at IACS, Kolkata.
Tentative date of Admission/Registration at IIT-Kharagpur- 5th
Duly filled in application in prescribed format should be sent along
with the demand draft, attested copies of mark sheets/certificates and a