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June 21, 2021 • 12:38 pm

TIFR 2022 Exam Syllabus, Eligibility, Papers, Result



What is TIFR Exam?

TIFR is a national entrance examination conducted by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research once a year. It provides an opportunity to get admission to various colleges/institutes for masters and doctoral programs.

So, if you are interested in the research field and want to make your career in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, computer science, then you can apply for this exam.

At Eduncle, we have provided you with the complete details of the Graduate School Exam. In this blog, you will get the following information regarding the Fundamental Research Exam:

Highlights of TIFR Exam 2022

TIFR Notification 2022

TIFR Exam Eligibility Criteria

How to apply for TIFR Exam?

TIFR Exam Centres

TIFR Syllabus and Exam Pattern

2022 Admit Card

TIFR Previous year question paper

Preparation Tips of 2022 Exam

TIFR Result 2022

How to Get Admission in TIFR 2022?

TIFR GS Participating Institutes



Highlights of TIFR Exam 2022


If you are going to appear for the TIFR 2022, then it is crucial to have key knowledge of it. You can check the important highlights of the upcoming exam in the given table below:


Exam Name


Full-Form of TIFR Exam

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Organizing Institute

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

Mode of Exam

Online (CBT)

Medium of Exam


Level of Exam

National Entrance Exam

Time Duration of Exam

3 hours

Type of Questions


Exam Centre

25 cities across India

Official Website



TIFR 2022 Notification


It is important to have all the updates so that you don’t miss any event related to the exam. Here are some important dates released by the officials:



Expected Dates

TIFR 2022 Application Form Date

January 2022

TIFR 2022 Admit Card Date

February 2022

TIFR 2022 Exam Date

March 2022

TIFR Result 2022 release date

End of March 2022



TIFR Exam Eligibility Criteria


The eligibility criteria are the first and basic step that should be followed by you before appearing in the exam. The TIFR Eligibility Criteria are different for all the courses. You must check and fulfil all the requirements as stated below by the officials:

Nationality: Indian.

Education Qualification: Graduation or pursuing a final year of graduation from a recognized institute.

Marks Required: Minimum 60% aggregate marks.

Age Limit: No age criteria to appear in the GS exam.



How to apply for TIFR Exam 2022?


After satisfying the eligibility criteria, you can apply for the 2022 exam. Filling the online application form is the main process to register for the exam. So, you should keep yourself aware of how to fill the online application form?

Below are the steps to apply for the application process: 

Step 1:  Visit the official website.

Step 2:  Find the application link and click on the “Apply Online” button. 

Step 3:  After that, fill in the required details to register yourself for the exam.

Step 4:  Once the registration process is done, fill in all the personal and educational details correctly and click on the submit button.

Step 5:  Now, your form has been successfully submitted. Take the print of the application for further use.



Application Fees


The fees of the application form can be paid online via Internet Banking/Debit/Credit Card/UPI Payment gateway. Here is the complete detail of TIFR Exam Fees:

Male Candidates: INR 1200/-

Female Candidates: INR 600/-

Others: INR 600/-



Document Required while filling the TIFR Application Form 2022


Passport size photograph and signature (jpg file should be less than 80 kb in size).

Scanned copy of your letter/recommendation from the Principal/HOD.

Scanned copy of the disability certificate if any.


Note - If you are applying for multiple subjects, then you need to register the application with different email IDs.



TIFR 2022 Exam Centre


There are 25 examination centres across the country released by the officials. You can check the list of all the centres below:





























TIFR Exam 2022 Syllabus and Exam Pattern


The organizing authority has announced the detailed syllabus & paper pattern with the official notification. According to this notification, the exam will be conducted into five subjects - Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Computer & System Science.

You can check the complete TIFR Syllabus and Exam Pattern for all five subjects here. It will help you to know the marking weightage and strategies your exam study to crack the exam.



TIFR Admit Card 2022


The official body releases the admit card a few days before the exam schedule. It is the entry pass to appear in the exam. So, if you have successfully applied for the exam, then you must check the procedure to download 2022 admit card.

Here is the complete procedure for downloading the TIFR 2022 Admit Card in detail: 

Step 1: Go to the official website and find the “Student Login” button.

Step 2: After that, select the “Click here” button.

Step 3: Now, enter the login credentials and click on the “Login” button.

Step 4: Your admit card will appear on the screen. Download it and take the printout of it to sit in the examination hall.

After downloading the hall ticket, you must check the following information:


Name of Candidate 


Phone Number 

Application Number 

Exam Centre 

Exam Code 

Course Opted for 





Rules and Regulations 



TIFR Previous year question paper


Solving previous years question papers and sample papers are the best strategies to boost your exam preparation. It will help you to increase your confidence level while practising for the exam.

You should also match your answers with the answer keys to examine your accuracy.

You can download the subject–wise TIFR 2020 Question Papers from the given list below:



You can also download TIFR Exam last 5 years papers from official website.


How to Prepare for TIFR Exam 2022?


To prepare for the Graduate School Exam, it is important to follow some tips and tricks to qualify for the exam. Here are some expert’s tips that will help to prepare for the GS entrance exam:

Download your syllabus for the subject you opted for.

Study with good study material and books.

Mark the important topics according to weightage.

Make a proper Schedule plan and follow it thoroughly.

Solve the old question papers and sample papers.

Solve online Mock Test papers from the official site.

Make short notes and learn the important formulas.

Practice and revise the topic properly as it is the best way to Recall the important topic.



TIFR 2022 Result


The result is the outcome of the exam you have appeared for. It shows the dedication and hard work that you have made for the entrance exam preparation.

After declaring the final result, the conducting authority releases the list of qualified candidates who get shortlisted for the interview process.

To know more about the Graduate School Interview Selection Process, Click here!



TIFR 2022 Admission Process


Once the result is announced, the Research Institute starts the admission process for all the participating institutes. The student gets selected for admission after the Final Interview is conducted by the participating institute.

Important Note:

For detailed information about biology, refer to the JGEEBILS Website.

Applications in Systems Science (including Communications and Machine Learning) based on GATE Exam scores.



List of Participating Institutes for TIFR Exam 2022


There are a total of 23 Research Institutions that participate in the Fundamental Research Exam. These institutes offer admission to various courses like Ph.D. and Integrated M.Sc. – Ph.D. for the students who have been selected for the final Interview of the TIFR GS 2022 Exam.


S. No.

Participating Institutes


Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, Mumbai (ACTREC)


Ashoka University


Bose Institute, Kolkata


Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad (CCMB)


Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad (CDFD)


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata (IISER-K)


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune (IISER-P)


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram (IISER-TVM)


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Tirupati (IISER-T)


Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai (IMSc)


Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine, Bengaluru (InStem)


Manipal School of Life Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal (MSLS)


National Brain Research Centre, Manesar (NBRC)


National Centre for Cell Science, Pune (NCCS)


National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani (NIBMG)


National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi (NII)


National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar (NISER)


Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad (RCB)


Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad (RCB)


Tata Institute of Fundamental Research - Department of Biological Sciences, Mumbai


International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bengaluru


National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru


TIFR Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences, Hyderabad



The above-given information is based on the last notification released by the official. Once the 2022 details are released, we will update the changes here.

We have provided you with the complete information regarding the TIFR 2022 Graduate School Exam. If you find any query regarding the information given above, feel free to ask us through the comment box below.

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