Important Information - Eligible Disciplines

Table-1: Eligible Disciplines and their Codes

Code Discipline (to be selected in online application form) Subject in the Qualifying Degree as awarded by the
University / Institute of the Candidate
GATE Paper (for screening through GATE channel)
PH Physics

M. Sc. in Physics/Applied Physics
B.E./B.Tech. in Engineering Physics

M.Sc. applicants must take GATE in 'Physics' whereas applicants with B.E./B.Tech. in Engineering Physics may take GATE either in 'Physics' or in 'Engineering Science'
CY Chemistry M. Sc. in Chemistry 'Chemistry'
BS Bioscience M. Sc. in Agriculture, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Botany, Zoology, Plant Science, Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Entomology, Food Technology, Animal Science, Life Sciences and Biosciences Or B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc.(Tech.) in Food Technology 'Life Sciences' or 'Biotechnology'
GE Geology

M. Sc. or equivalent M. Tech. in Geology / Applied Geology / Applied Geochemistry

'Geology & Geophysics'
GP Geophysics

M. Sc. in Geophysics / Applied Geophysics

'Geology & Geophysics'