The CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology is a highly recognized institute and is an excellent choice for the best of the best. Being a part of this institute allows for possible interactions and collaborations with many eminent scientists from both India and abroad. In addition, there is a single-window clearance system from admission to work. Overall, this is one of the best choices.
Organic Synthesis, Natural Products - Isolation, Methodology Development, Medicinal Chemistry, Fluoro-Organics, Agro Chemicals, Pheromones, Catalysis, Materials for Solar Energy, Polymers and Functional Materials, Lipid Science and Technology, Biology, Pharmacology, Molecular Modelling, Biomaterials, Analytical Chemistry - NMR Spectroscopy, Mass Spectrometry, X-ray Crystallography, Bio-chemicals & Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, etc
The institute has active collaborations with several countries including Australia, Japan, France, UK, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, the USA, Korea, etc and several students have benefitted from various exchange visits and post-doctoral opportunities.
The CSIR-IICT provides excellent laboratories and world-class state-of-art infrastructure and characterization facilities to enable prospective students to experience the basic, interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary areas of research for a lucrative future career in both academia and industry.
It also provides a hostel facility for a nominal admission fee. After the official formalities of admission to the doctoral program, students are provided with accommodation and local hospitality as per rules and agreements.
The institute also offers several other facilities like the departmental canteen, auditorium hall, lecture hall, 24*7 transportation, post office, fire station, State Bank of India, and well-furnished guest houses for VIP stays.
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CSIR-IICT has an active research program leading to Ph.D. degree in Chemical, Biological and Engineering Sciences. The students can register in AcSIR (preferably) or other State and Central Universities for their degrees.
Ph.D. (Science) : Chemical & Biological Sciences
Ph.D. (Engineering) : Chemical Engineering
We provide accommodation on nominal charge in hostels for outstation prospective students to have interactive meet with the supervisor and to have a feel about the campus on prior reservations and appointment.
Single window clearance systems from admission to work
Orientation program on joining for the degree program
Safety and laboratory training
Inculcation of innovative and collaborative culture
Exposure on application of science for product and process development
Flexible Course work for the student for exposure to interdisciplinary research
Interpersonal skill and communication training
Training on presentation through inclusion of Seminar in the course work
Development of skill for research papers and project writing through inclusion of review article and project writing
CSIR-IICT also appoints Project Fellow to carry out work on sponsored research (Visit CSIR-IICT website for career opportunities). The selected candidates based on their experience of minimum two years, performance records reflected through research publications may be encouraged to join Ph.D. programs.
Visit our website (www.iictindia.org) regularly and look for walk-in interview advertisement.
Apply in the prescribed format
Participate in walk-in interview for selection process
There is a possibility of joining of the few project fellows for Ph.D. programs however the joining as a project fellow does not guarantee for Ph.D. program seat.
CSIR-IICT also provides Training to several B.Tech/M.Tech/MSc/ B.Pharm / M.Pharm students for their final year project dissertation at CSIR-IICT.
Send a request mail along with your CV, area of interest and institute letter.
Wait for the reply and vacancies depends on availability our staff and place of work in that particular area.
We can entertain only limited number of candidates and preference is being given to state/central institutes and universities with a nominal admission fee.
Do read the terms and conditions carefully before joining which will be provided to you during joining form
The PhD course work is offered in two semesters. The first semester will be from January to May and the second semester from August to December or as per AcSIR guidelines. Students are required to complete all the coursework requirements within the first two years in the case of PhD course.
Limited number of students of recognized Indian Universities / Institutes shall be allowed access to the research facilities of CSIR-IICT under the supervision of one or more of CSIR-IICT's scientists through summer training / project in the field of chemistry / chemical engineering / life sciences / plant molecular biology and other areas of interest to CSIR-IICT scientists.
Interested students are requested to visit CSIR-IICT website http://www.iictindia.org for more details of the current research activities of the laboratory. Students must possess a good academic record as well as interest and aptitude to pursue research.
For seeking a training placement at CSIR-IICT please contact AAU for admission procedures with your preferred area of research: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Under various bilateral programs between various Universities and Institutes across the globe, CSIR-IICT hosts international students for 4 months to 1 year depending upon the agreement signed for the academic program.
Requests from international students (with official approvals from their university or institute) may be sent to email@example.com
Application forwarded by the international University or Institute are received at CSIR-IICT and taken up, appropriate research group is identified. After the official formalities students are provided with accommodation and local hospitality as per rules and agreement. The students are expected to make a brief presentation of the work carried out during the tenure at the end and submit a detailed report for the same. The tenure may be from 4 to 6 months. A certificate is being issued for the same before leaving.
Application forwarded by the international University or Institute are received at CSIR-IICT and taken up, appropriate department is identified. After the official formalities students are provided with accommodation and local hospitality as per rules and agreement. The students are expected to make a brief presentation of their work carried out during the tenure at the end and submit a detailed report for the same. The tenure may be from 6 to 12 months. A certificate is being issued for the same before leaving.
Academic Affairs is responsible for the overall coordination and administration of the academic programs at CSIR-IICT. Our mission is to support academic excellence at the Postgraduate, Ph.D. and Postdoctoral levels. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to Academic Affairs' achievement of excellence. Our scientific faculty are experts at the forefront of their fields and our highly-ranked academic programs continue to gain AcSIR (Academic of Scientific and Innovative Research) recognition worldwide. Our academic community is characterized by a culture of interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation that transforms lives, shapes new disciplines and advances the frontiers of knowledge.
The aim of the Academic Affair unit (AAU) is to contribute towards the development of an academic environment that promotes constructive learning, academic success and the socialization process for students. The AAU services are available to all the students including Research Associates, AcSIR students, Ph.D. scholars registered in other Universities, Project Staff, Interns, Job Contract, Apprentices, etc
The AAU is concerned with all matters relevant to student studies from their admission to completion of their tenure. It is responsible to oversee the correct ongoing registration of students and execution of student welfare services (canteen, recreation, health and housing). The office also provides students with the needed administrative information regarding their studies such as time tables, examination information, etc. The AAU office is also responsible for issuing students with several certificates as well as official transcripts.
Enrolment of students for Ph.D. at CSIR-IICT would be open throughout the year. Subsequently, the student has to register for Ph. D. course in AcSIR (Preferably)/ in recognized university. All the Ph.D. students must appear initially for orientation courses like laboratory safety training and communication skills. Transfers of Ph.D. Students from different organizations are strictly prohibited.
Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) established through Act of Parliament envisaged to emerge as a world class institution of national importance through promoting innovation and interdisciplinary integration in the domain of science and engineering. The AcSIR would impart course instructions and award degrees in frontier area of science and technology. Taking advantage of CSIR's state the art infrastructure and unique human resource, the AcSIR would work towards bridging the gap that exists today between academics and applications.
The mission of the Academy is to create highest quality personnel with cross- disciplinary knowledge, aiming to provide leaders in the field of science and technology.
Nurture a research-propelled, technology-enabled, industry-linked, socially conscious higher education platform
Achieve a seamless integration of intellectual strengths with current market needs with a people centric focus.
Develop niche capability required to bolster research efforts in futuristic science.
Provide the opportunity to work on the frontier and contemporaneously challenging areas for nurturing innovation
Admissions for Ph. D. Programme in AcSIR (twice in a year January and August sessions)
Conducting course work, examinations and Doctoral Advisory Committee meetings
Ph. D. Thesis submission and Viva-Voce Examination
or complete information about AcSIR: Please visit the website – http://acsir.res.in