Programmes.

Programme & Eligibility

It is well known that the ability to carry out quality research and generate knowledge is one of the distinguished features of excellent Research institutions. The Academic Programmes in AcSIR are quite vibrant and full of knowledge.

The primary objective of this our research programmes is to prepare Scientific and academic leaders for the future who will shape Scientific thoughts in academic institutions and the Industries. For this, we seek highly motivated individuals with outstanding academic records for research.

The faculty at AcSIR, from the CSIR System brings tremendous research strength and a wide variety of industry and government experience. Their diverse research interests provides opportunities to students both in the classroom as well as on individual research projects. With their involvement, the students develop a strong theoretical foundation through coursework in a given area and then works on his/her dissertation.

A degree from AcSIR opens a wide range of opportunities. if, you have the Potential and commitment to undertake rigorous training and subsequently pursue a career with a focus on research.

PhD in Engineering

(i)      A Master’s degree in Engineering or Technology following a four-year engineering/technology or 4/5 year science degree; or an integrated minimum-5-year M Tech degree; or equivalent.

AND

(ii)     At least one of the following

(a)     Awarded a national-level fellowship (such as NET JRF) tenable at CSIR institutes

(b)    Meeting all the conditions required for eligibility for the CSIR-SRF

(c)     Meeting all the conditions for award of the INSPIRE fellowship (typically awarded to students ranked first in the University)

(d)    Meeting all the conditions stipulated by AcSIR for Project Assistants to register for a PhD

(e)    Meeting all the conditions stipulated by AcSIR for industry-sponsored* students.

Integrated Dual-Degree PhD (IDDP) Program in Engineering

(i)      A 4-year undergraduate degree in Engineering or Science (such as BE/BTech/BS), or a five year degree in Science (such as MSc), or equivalent.

AND

(ii)     At least one of the following

(a)     Awarded a national-level fellowship (such as NET JRF) tenable at CSIR institutes

(b)    Meeting all the conditions required for eligibility for the CSIR-GATE-JRF

(c)     Meeting all the conditions for award of the INSPIRE fellowship (typically awarded to students ranked first in the University)

(d)    Meeting all the conditions stipulated by AcSIR for Project Assistants to register for a PhD

(e)    Meeting all the conditions stipulated by AcSIR for industry-sponsored* students.

* with endorsement from Industry, Academic or Research Institutes for required academic leave and financial support during program.

These are only minimum quality yardsticks of eligibility for consideration for admission and bear no relationship with financial assistance or scholarship. Any stipend, scholarship or financial source for study would be the sole responsibility of the student. AcSIR itself does not provide any such scholarship or have any rule in these matters.

PhD (Sciences)

Candidates with 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.

The candidate should be having 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 (as per AcSIR Ordinance No. 4(5)).

Direct PhD (Sciences)

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*

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.

Applicants qualifying their degree in percentage shall use the formula, CGPA=(Percentage + 5) /10. Applicants with percentage ≥ 95%, shall fill 10 CGPA.

M.Tech

Eligibility :

  1. A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology following a four-year engineering/technology or 4/5 year science degree or equivalent degree of not less than four years’ duration.

AND

  1. At least one of the following:
  • Awarded a national-level fellowship tenable at CSIR institutes
  • Qualifying all the conditions required for eligibility for the CSIR-SRF, or CSIR-GATE-JRF
  • Qualifying the conditions for award of the INSPIRE fellowship (typically awarded to students ranked first in the University)
  • Qualifying the conditions stipulated by AcSIR for industry-sponsored *students
  • A valid GATE score, or CGPA  8.0 from a CFTI at the BE-level examination

* with endorsement from Industry, Academic or Research Institutes for required academic leave and financial support during program.

These are only minimum quality yardsticks of eligibility for consideration for admission and bear no relationship with financial assistance or scholarship. Any stipend, scholarship or financial source for study would be the sole responsibility of the student. AcSIR itself does not provide any such scholarship or have any rule in these matters.

Integrated M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Nutritional Biology

Details are available at www.cftri.com

M.Sc. (Food Technology)

Details are available at www.cftri.com

Integrated M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Clinical Research

Integrated M.S. & Ph.D. in Clinical Research is being offered in collaboration with Publich Health Foundation of India (PHFI)

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants with graduate qualifications in: medical and allied fields like dentistry, AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy), pharmacy, physiotherapy, nursing and veterinary science
  • Applicants with graduate qualifications in: biological and life sciences (microbiology, biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, zoology), basic sciences (chemistry), occupational therapy and bio-statistics

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Integrated M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Health Informatics

Integrated M.S. & Ph.D. in Health Informatics is being offered in collaboration with Publich Health Foundation of India (PHFI)

Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor’s degree, in any science discipline under the 10+2+3 system. Preference will be given to candidates with working experience in health care and information technology

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Post Graduate Diploma Programs

Patinformatics: Details are available at www.urdip.res.in
(i) Robotcs (ii) Advanced Manufacturing Technology and (iii) Industrial Maintenance Engineering: Details are available at www.cmeri.res.in

AcSIR-Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Summer Training Program

Summer Training Program at AcSIR provides an opportunity to spend one of your summers working at premier research Laboratories of CSIR with some of the leading scientists in India, in an environment which promotes trans-disciplinary research.
The program is supported/ funded by AcSIR through its AcSIR-Kalam Fellowship.

Details are available at http://acsir.res.in/acsir-dr-apj-abdul-kalam-summer-training-program/

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