IIT Bombay along with Monash University is inviting applications from candidates for Ph.D for the academic year 2021.
In a team-based approach, the study will be performed. The Academy’s study would be very multi-disciplinary, enabling discoveries to be made at the interface between disciplines.
The aim of the Academy is to organize research into categories of issues that seek to address a main research topic or sector target.
Forensic science students can apply in the below mentioned research theme :
- Biotechnology and Stem Cell Research
Outstanding candidates whose planned area of study is aligned with the IITB-Monash Research Academy’s research priorities are encouraged to apply for a joint Doctoral program.
The minimum entry criteria for admission to the Ph.D are:
- First-class or equivalent Master’s degree in a range of disciplines
- First-class Bachelor’s degree and a valid GATE score
Fulfilling Monash University’s academic qualification criteria and English language proficiency.
NOTE: Candidates without a valid GATE score or research fellowship can be considered for admission if they have a minimum of two years of professional experience. Competition for places is high and a competitive selection process is applied to all applicants.
Students in the joint IITB-Monash Ph.D. program will benefit from the following funding arrangements:
- Rs 4,20,000 per annum scholarship for the first two years
- Rs 4,68,000 per annum after first two years
- A grant of up to A$29,000 per annum in Australia
A minimum of one year in Australia working with your Monash University co-supervisor (some projects may require you to be in Australia for a longer period of time or undertake more than one trip), Waiver of international student tuition fees at Monash University.
NOTE: The above-mentioned figures are of a typical scholarship. The actual scholarships that will be awarded to a specific student will depend on their qualifications, marks and performance.
How to Apply
Step 1: EOI
The first step of the admissions process is the Expression of Interest (EOI) stage. In this stage, candidates fill in an EOI form Online.
Please click on the Expression of Interest (EOI) form to enable us to adequately evaluate your background, academic record and research interests. If your EOI form is found to be suitable, you will receive an email indicating you are able to proceed to Step 2 of the application stage.
If your EOI Form is found to be suitable, you will need to download and complete the full application form, Form A. Candidates who are successful in this EOI stage will be invited to go Step-2 once the EOI stage is completed. Contained in this invitation email will be a unique Form A Number (FAN). This email will be sent only after the EOI stage is completed
Step 2: Form A
If your EOI form is found to be suitable, you will be notified via email and you will receive a unique FAN number. You need the FAN number to upload your Form-A online.
At this stage you will need to upload your transcripts, publications, certificates, etc and make project selections too. For logging in to the Form A site, use your unique Form A Number (FAN). Do not give this FAN to anyone else. It is for your use only. Moreover, you can use your FAN only once.
At the site, you will need to upload your Form A as well as copies of all of your academic transcripts, publications GATE score sheet, and other supporting documentation. Remember again that you will only have one opportunity to use your FAN to login to the site to upload all of your documentation related to the applications-process.
It will therefore be best if you collect all the documentation relating to your application before you visit the site.
The Academy has made a bunch of clusters to better describe the submitted research projects. This will help in a more structured hiring process for students and other benefits in categorizing the research undertaken at The Academy.
- Bio, Stem Cells, Bio Chem, Pharma, Food
Step 3: Short-listing for Interview
If your Form-A is found to be suitable, you will be notified via email and you will receive an interview invitation. The Interview short-list will be announced only after the Form-A stage is complete.
Step 4: Interviews and Successful Candidates
After the interviews, successful candidates will be notified by email..
In case you have any doubts, please read the Applications Process FAQ before sending your doubts to [email protected] We will not respond to queries that have already been adequately answered in the FAQ document.