Ph.D. Programme

Ph.D. Programme (Science) – January 2018 Session

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CSIR-IITR, invites applications from highly motivated and enthusiastic students with penchant for innovations are invited to apply for this Ph. D. programme and be a part of a multidisciplinary team working towards fundamental and applied understanding and development of technologies on chemical-mediated diseases, advanced biotechnology and molecular biology, developing sensor devices to address food safety and environmental issues, employing green chemistry approaches to provide strategies for reducing pollution etc to build a career and emerge as global leaders in interdisciplinary sciences.

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AcSIR Ph.D. Programme at CSIR-IITR click for details


CSIR-IITR attracts young, bright and innovative students for pursuing Ph.D. in biological and chemical sciences with emphasis on the following five major R&D areas of the institute.

Students who have obtained their M.Sc. degree with first division in Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Chemistry/ Environmental Sciences/Genetics/Life Sciences/ Microbiology/Zoology or BVSc or B.Tech. (Biotechnology) and have qualified the JRF from CSIR, ICMR, DBT, UGC or other agencies may apply.

Candidates who have a valid GATE/GPAT score and have completed their M.Pharm, MS (Pharm) course in Pharmacology, Medicinal/Pharmaceutical Chemistry/Pharmacognosy/Natural Products are also eligible to apply. Candidates who have the INSPIRE fellowship of DST may also apply.

Advertisement for available vacancies for Ph.D. programme appears on this web site twice a year along with procedure to be followed by the students. Students have to appear for interview before a selection committee and following successful clearance of the same, they are enrolled for Ph.D. programme in the institute with different scientists.

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