Admission Procedure


The Ph.D programme admits students in two semester’s i.e in Fall & Spring beginning respectively from August and January.


Candidates should have M.Sc/M.Sc Tech/M.Tech degree with first class in any branch of physical sciences (i.e. Geosciences, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) and have qualified CSIRUGC (NET) examination for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF). The recipients of scholarships from various funding agencies including DST INSPIRE programme can also apply. Project Assistants working in CSIR Laboratories having a minimum one year research experience are also eligible.

Prospective applicants should watch for notifications in the leading news papers of India and the websites of NGRI and CSIR.

Applications should be submitted online using the link ( ) or any other link specified in the notification. The project Assistant of CSIR laboratories will also have to submit their research objectives and recommendation of the respective project leader directly to Coordinator AcSIR (CSIR‐NGRI) The Last date for the submission of the application form will be provided in the notification.

Selection will be through an interview of the shortlisted candidates. No TA/DA will be paid to the candidates for appearing in the interview.