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PhD programme for international students at IISER-Pune cancelled as ‘few applications of poor quality’

NYOOOZ 2018-10-10 05:30:00

PhD programme for international students at IISER-Pune cancelled as ‘few applications of poor quality’

  • | Wednesday | 10th October, 2018

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Among the seven IISERs in India, IISER-Pune would have been the first to launch a maiden PhD programmme for international students. It would be an added advantage if international students can enroll with some kind of scholarship or fellowship for doctoral studies,” he added. IISER-Pune was planning to recruit international PhD students using two streams — by an open advertisement method for a course that was to commence in August this year, and through the ‘Study in India’ programme, supported by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). “But no student who applied for the programme was selected,” Girish Ratnaparkhi, dean of doctoral studies at IISER, told The Indian Express. He said, “We received very few applications for the i-PhD programme and upon review, we found that the proposals did not meet our standards.

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Source:-https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/pune/phd-programme-for-international-students-at-iiser-pune-cancelled-as-few-applications-of-poor-quality-5394747/