TIFR GS 2020: Applications open for GATE qualified students

TIFR GS 2020: Applications open for GATE qualified students

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New Delhi, Updated on Feb 5, 2020 17:17 IST

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) has started the application process for students with exceptional performance in GATE examination of 2018-20. The last date to apply online is March 30, 2020.

Applications Open for GATE qualified students

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) has invited applications for PhD programme in Systems Science from students with exceptional performance in GATE examination of 2018-20. GATE qualified aspirants are not required to appear for the TIFR GS entrance test. Interested aspirants can submit their applications latest by March 30, 2020, on the official website.

In case an aspirant has appeared for both GATE and TIFR Systems Science entrance test, the better of the two scores will be considered for selection. Students who get shortlisted will be invited for an interview round in May 2020.

TIFR GS 2020: Important Dates

As per the official brochure, the dates regarding the application process are given below.

TIFR 2020 Events

Important Dates

Start of Application

Feb 5

Last date of submitting application form

March 30

Prerequisites before filling the TIFR GS 2020 Application Form

Before you fill up the application form, you must keep the following things handy.

  • Scanned copy of passport size photograph with maximum size of 250 KB.
  • Class 10th and 12th mark sheet and certificate
  • Graduation certificate and mark sheet
  • GATE scorecard of 2018-2020
  • Credit Card/ Debit Card for payment of application fee

How to Apply for TIFR PhD course in Systems Science?

In order to submit your application online, follow the process given below:

  • Visit the official website of TIFR (univ.tifr.res.in).
  • Click on the option ‘Application’ present in the left sidebar of the page.
  • Under the ‘Application’ section, click on ‘Apply in Sys. Science’.
  • On clicking the link, you will be redirected to the online application form.

How to fill up the TIFR GS Application Form?

Under the application form, you will be required to enter the following details.

Application Form

Title, Full Name, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Nationality, Marital Status, and Photograph


Mark ‘Yes’ if you are applying under the disabled category, else click on ‘No’.

Highest Degree

Degree, Branch, Name of College & University, and Date of Completion.

Communication Details

Address, Phone Number, Mobile Number, and E-mail Address

Details of Education

Class 10th and 12th details

Details of GATE Score

GATE Score, Marks scored in GATE, Rank in GATE, Subject, and Year

TIFR-GS 2020

Mark ‘Yes’ if you have appeared for TIFR GS-2020 exam held in Dec 2019, else click on ‘No’.

TIFR Details

Mark ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ accordingly

Other Details

Mention details about special subjects in the final exam, publications, research experience, and previous employment.

Referee Details

Choose two referees from your family who can fill up the referee report in case you get selected for interview. Mention their names, email addresses, and residential addresses.

Additional Academic Information

Add additional academic information about yourself such as awards, scholarships or any special academic achievements.


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About TIFR

The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research is one of the premier institutions for pursuing higher education in advanced research. The institute grants admission to deserving candidates based on their score in the entrance test conducted at its campus. It also runs graduate programmes in various subjects such as Biology, Computer & System Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and Science Education.

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