PhD Program

PhD at TIGS via AcSIR

TIGS hosts a PhD program in collaboration with the Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR). We aspire to create the next generation of innovators through research and a pedagogical curricula designed to harness modern advancements in science and devise novel solutions for the most pressing needs of our society.

Admissions are open for our PhD program, twice a year for the January and August sessions. If you are interested in using genetics, technology, engineering principles, or computational skills in addressing issues of human health and agriculture please visit our programs page to learn more and apply.

Note for August 2024 session admissions

Activation of AcSIR online admission portal – 25th February 2024.
Last date of submitting the online application through AcSIR portal- 30th April 2024.

Broad areas of projects offered at TIGS:

  • mRNA Therapeutics for Rare Genetic Disorders
  • RNA Therapeutics for Bacterial Pathogens
  • Rare Genetic Diseases Diagnosis and Therapeutics
  • Mosquito Larval Surveillance

To find details on the eligibility and process of admissions please visit

All applications for the PhD program have to be submitted via the AcSIR admission portal.

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