TIFR PhD Program 2017 in Science Education ~ helpBIOTECH

25 January 2017

TIFR PhD Program 2017 in Science Education

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Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (A Deemed University)

Admission to Ph.D. Programme in Science Education – 2017

(Advt. No. 01/2017)

We are looking for young people with 

Interest in science education 

Flair for teaching and writing 

Curiosity about how students learn 

Critical and analytical skills 

Commitment to improve education

Science and mathematics teachers and educators are also encouraged to apply.

They would have to spend a minimum of two years at HBCSE and can do their research work while stationed at their parent institutions.

To submit the form online, to download the form and for more information about the admission please visit: http://www.hbcse.tifr.res.in/admissions/.

For information about the Ph.D. Programme please visit: http://www.hbcse.tifr.res.in/graduate-school

Note: This is a programme in education. It is not a pure or applied science research programme.

Areas of Research (More details at http://www.hbcse.tifr.res.in/research-development) 

Teaching and learning of science and mathematics from primary to undergraduate level

Innovative curricula and assessment methods, experimental problem-solving in science

Development of scientific and mathematical thinking in students at school and college level 

Design and technology in the curriculum 

Visual and spatial modes in learning 

Socio-cultural and gender factors in learning 

Science-Technology-Society-Environment Education 

Structure and dynamics of knowledge 

Discipline-based education research in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, astronomy and environmental science education

Eligibility M.Sc. (in any subject), M.Tech. or a Master’s degree (M.A./ M.S.W.) in any of the social/ behavioural sciences/ psychology/linguistics/ sociology/economics/anthropology or any allied disciplines, M.Ed.

Exam fee Rs 600 to be paid online or through DD (in favour of Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR and payable at Mumbai).

Important dates 

Application submission deadline: 15 March 2017 

Written test: 14 May 2017 

Interview: June 3rd week, 2017

Scholarships  Rs 25,000 per month till registration, Rs 28,000 per month post-registration 

Additionally, 30% HRA in lieu of on-campus institute accommodation 

Annual contingency grant of Rs 32,000

Admissions are made initially for one year, renewable annually up to a maximum of five years.

The offline applicants should send the completed form along with one passport size photograph and a demand draft for Rs 600 (non-refundable) to: Graduate School Admissions – 2017, Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, TIFR, V. N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd, Mumbai 400 088. A written test for eligible applicants will be held at seven Centres around the country: Chennai, Bengaluru, Pune, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Guwahati (provisional). Those who qualify will be called for an interview. Phones: (022) 2507 2304/2507 2230; Fax: (022) 2556 6803; e-mail: admissions@hbcse.tifr.res.in

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