Thursday, 02 February 2023

Ph.D. programme

The Centre is recognised by Mangalore University and Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE). The students who enroll for the Ph D programme at the Center, obtain their degree awarded by Mangalore University/MAHE.


Applications are called for Ph D programme generally during March/April and Oct/Nov. However, candidates may apply anytime during the year [this option is stopped, temporarily] and such applications will be processed from time to time as the vacancy arises.

Eligible candidates who have cleared the Masters programme in Physics/ Chemistry/Materials Science/ Nano Science and Technology (at least 60% aggregate marks for general category and 55% for SC/ST candidates) and also qualified in CSIR - UGC NET (JRF) / GATE examinations or INSPIRE fellows are encouraged to apply.

Sponsored Candidates

The Centre also encourages the motivated candidates from recognized R&D organizations, academic institutions, government organizations as well as from industries to join PhD programme at the Centre on a full-time basis. He / She must be a regular employee of the sponsoring organization and need not necessarily be qualified in any National Eligibility Test. They are expected to apply through proper channel by submitting a "No Objection Certificate (NOC)" from the employer along with the application. In the event of selection, a sponsorship letter from the organization will also be required at the time of admission. The Centre does not provide any fellowship or financial assistance to such candidates. Research expenses including fees are to be met through sponsorship only.

Ph.D. Admission - 2022 Mid-Year poster

Only online applications will be accepted for Ph.D. Programme.

Click here to apply

The Last date for receipt of completed applications is: 30th November 2022

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