Research Admissions at AcSIR: Apply by October 26
New Delhi: The Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) set up by an Act of Parliament and an Institute of National Importance, located at Anusandhan Bhawan, 2, Rafi Marg, New Delhi-110001, has invited applications for admission to the Ph.D Programmes in Sciences and Engineering for the January session.
PhD (Sciences): Applicant should hold a Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology, Medicine or Master's degree in Science with a keen sense of scientific enquiry for pursuing advanced research in frontier areas of Biological, Chemical, Physical and Mathematical & Information Sciences leading to a Ph.D. degree. Applicant should also have a valid National level fellowship (JRF/ SRF of various funding agencies, e.g. CSIR, UGC, DBT, DST etc.), INSPIRE or other equivalent fellowships. Project Assistants, Senior Research Fellows and CSIR Scientists are also eligible to apply.
Direct PhD (Sciences): Applicant should have an Undergraduate degree in Science or allied subjects with at least 8.5 and/or 1st rank holder in University/ Institution. Possible funding sources for students are INSPIRE, CSIR-JRF, CSIR-UGC-NET or other equivalent national fellowships.
Sponsored PhD (Sciences): Regular: Master’s degree in Science, with endorsement from Industry, Academic or Research Institutes for required academic leave and financial support during program.
Direct: Undergraduate degree in Science or allied subjects with at least 8.5 and/or 1strank holder in University/ Institution with endorsement from Industry, Academic or Research Institutes for required academic leave and financial support during program.
PhD (Engineering) (Direct PhD (Engineering) and Sponsored PhD (Engineering))
PhD (Engineering): Applicant should have a Master's degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy with a good academic record or a Master's degree in Sciences with a good academic record and with a valid GATE score or UGC/ CSIR-NET/ NBHM or valid CSIR-JRF/ SRF or equivalent fellowship. Project Assistants, Senior Research Fellows and CSIR Scientists are also eligible to apply.
Direct PhD (Engineering): Applicant should have B.E. / B.Tech with CGPA 8.5 + valid GATE / NET (Engg) (Rank <2000); B.E. / B.Tech with CGPA 8.5 + 2 years’ experience as PA/CSIR SRF; B.E. / B.Tech or M.Sc. with CGPA 8.5 and/or Ranked first in University + National level fellowship.
Sponsored PhD (Engineering): Regular: M.Tech (or equivalent) degree in Engeering with endorsement from Industry, Academic or Research Institute for required academic leave and financial support during program.
Direct: Undergraduate degree in Engineering with CGPA of at least 8.5 and/or 1st Rank holder in University/Institution with endorsement from Industry, Academic or Research Institute for required academic leave and financial support during program.
Application: Applicant shave to first register through the appropriate link at http://acsir.res.in/admission-process/ and complete Application form Fill-up process. Application form fill-up process is divided into three steps- Registration Step, Confirmation Step and Printing Acknowledgement of Admission Receipt with Unique Form Number. In Registration phase, once applicant successfully registers, he/she will get an auto email on the given email-id with login credentials and link to be re-directed for further complete admission form fill-up process with unique Registration Number.
Only one application is allowed for an applicant.
Last date for submission of Online Application is 26-10-2017.
Brochures for all the Programmes are available at the Admission link.
Selection process: Shortlisted candidates fulfilling the shortlisting criteria of respective participating CSIR Labs will be called for test and / or interview by the Selection Committees of the respective laboratories of CSIR. Short-listed candidates will be intimated electronically and they will be required to appear for interview for selection at the designated centres on the dates announced. The number of candidates called for test/interview will be commensurate with the number of seats/requirements in each laboratory.
List of shortlisted candidates will be published on the website on 31-10-2017.
Aptitude Test/ Interviews will be between 27-11-2017 and 08-12-2017.
In addition to academic performance and/ or depending on the vacancies, final selection will be based on performance of the candidate in the aptitude test/ interview. Based on the Academic record and the performance of the candidates in the test and / or interview, the Selection Committee of the concerned CSIR Laboratory will recommend names of the selected candidates to the respective Deans.
Results will be declared on the website on 20-12-2017.
Enrollment will be done from 8-01-2018 to 9-01-2018.
Academic Session commences on 12-01-2018.
For details, visit http://acsir.res.in