Joint MSc-PhD in Biological Science 2021' of IIT Kharagpur and IACS Kolkata

IACS Kolkata

West Bengal, India


Jul 4

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Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKGP) and Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS) offer a joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. Program in “Chemical and Molecular Biology”. This program brings two premier institutes in teaching and research together to offer courses in the interface of Biology and Chemistry. Students will participate in course work in both the institutes. The students obtaining CGPA greater than the stipulated one may be admitted to the Ph.D. program after completion of their M.Sc. Applications are invited from interested Indian nationals for admission to the above course. Further details are available at or


  • • 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/EWS/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 6.5 CGPA in 10 point scale. Conversion of CGPA into marks will not be accepted if the degree awarded on the basis of CGPA.
  • • Proof of having passed the Qualifying Degree with the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQ) as specified by the admitting institute should be submitted by October 31, 2021.
  • • The candidate should qualify JAM (Biotechnology) or JAM (Chemistry) conducted in 2021.
  • Announcement of the admission processes - June 28, 2021
  • Last date of receiving online applications - July 18, 2021
  • Interview of candidates- July 26 and 27, 2021
  • Admission of selected candidates at IIT Kharagpur- To be notified later
  • Commencement of classes at IACS Kolkata- To be notified late
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