Tata Institute of Fundamental Research


By – Kapil Kr Meena, Content Writer, Edumarz

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research we also called with its initials which is TIFR. It is a national Research center of the Government of India, under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic energy, as well as a considered University awarding degrees for masters and doctoral programs. TIFR  was founded in 1945 with support from the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust under the vision of Dr. Homi Bhabha. TIFR carries out basic research in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Computer Science, and science education.TIFRs main campus is located in Mumbai, with centers at Pune, Hyderabad, and Banglore. 

TIFR GS is an entrance exam that is conducted by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) itself. In order provide admission to candidates in postgraduate Science courses offered by the Institute. TIFR GS offered admission in 5 – year integrated MSc courses and Ph.D. programs offered at the institute.


TIFR Eligibility Criteria –

The eligibility criteria are the initial and basic steps that should be followed by you before appearing in the exam. The TIFR Eligibility Criteria is different for all the courses. 


  • No age criteria to appear in the TIFR GS Exam.


  • MInimum 60% aggregate marks required.


  • The candidate should be Indian.


  • The candidate should be a Graduate or pursuing a final year of graduation from a recognized institute.

Exam Pattern –


Exam Name


Conducting Body

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Exam Mode 


Exam Medium 


Exam Duration

3 Hours

Exam Level 

National Level Entrance Exam

Total Marks


Negative Marks


Exam Centers

38 Cities



Syllabus –


The Exam will be conducted into 5 major subjects – Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Computer Science and System Science. The Authority had prescribed the elaborate syllabus for all subjects.


Check the Complete details of the TIFR GS Syllabus.


Application Fee –


Male – INR 1200/-


Female INR 600/-


Others – INR 600/-


The Fee for the Exam form can be Paid online/ via Internet Banking/Debit/Credit Card/ UPI Payment Gateway.


Admit Card –


The institute body will release the admit card a few days before the examination will be the entry pass to appear in the exam. Firstly you have to go to the official website and thank on students login”  Button. Enter your login credentials and click on the “login button” admit card will appear on the screen “download” it.


Result and Counseling –

The result of the written test will be declared in an online mode wherein candidates can check their TIFR GS result on the official website of the Institute with their username and password and download the scorecard. Which contain information regarding section-wise and overall scores and candidates’ All India Rank.

After the Clearing written test will be then be called for the final round which is the Interview. Candidates Passing this round will then be eligible to secure admission in their respective courses based on merit.  


Check the complete details on TIFR GS Admission Procedure

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