CSIR-IIP has research program leading to Ph.D. degree under the disciplines of chemical sciences. The institute provides a vibrant and motivating atmosphere, which fosters creativity and encourages innovative thinking and research. CSIR-IIP selects Junior Research Fellows based on NET scores followed by an interview. Successful candidates are eligible to be registered as PhD candidates under AcSIR.
The PhD program consists of flexible course work as detailed below, laboratory training, research project to demonstrate attainment of a high degree of scientific ability which is followed by advanced research leading to a PhD thesis on a specific topic. The PhD program is normally completed in 4-5 years. During the first year, the students have to go through a course work covering basic and advanced topics. The students are encouraged to take courses in inter-disciplinary areas. Apart from the subject courses, short courses in research methodology, scientific communication and laboratory safety are mandatory for all the students. As part of the PhD program, the PhD student is expected to give at least two seminars.
CSIR-IIP offers excellent facilities to regular students that include:
Advanced research laboratories with state-of-art instruments
digital information resource centre with comprehensive collection of books, scientific journals and magazines on all issues related to rural development
Auditorium & conference room facilities
Hostel and canteen
Course Structure for PhD at CSIR IIP
List of Course Work of Chemical Sciences Labs in CSIR