AcSIR-PhD Admissions at CSIR-CEERI

The AcSIR-PhD admission process was declared open on April 21, 2017 for the session starting in August, 2017. The last date of submission of online application is May 25, 2017. Please see and its related admissions portal for the online application process, and more information.

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  • Short-Listing Result for AcSIR-PhD (Engineering) Programme: Download

The following AcSIR-PhD programmes with tentatively indicated seats are available at CSIR-CEERI:

 Programme Available Seats Eligibility
Integrated PhD 10 Seats Only AcSIR-MTech candidates of IMP-2015 should apply.
PhD (Engg) 04 Seats Only ME/MTech candidate with valid PhD fellowships (JRF/SRF) should apply OR : Scientists at CSIR-CEERI with ME/MTech through proper channel should apply.
Direct PhD (Engg)* 05 Seats* Eligible BE/BTech candidates with valid fellowships (JRF/SRF) should apply.
PhD (Sc) 02 Seats Only candidates with valid PhD fellowship (JRF/SRF) should apply.

*Subject to availability of fellowships at CSIR-CEERI in case of GATE score holders. All other candidates need to ensure availability of fellowship award letter and its tenability for PhD at CSIR-CEERI.

Also, Note that CSIR-CEERI Scientists who fulfill the academic qualifications and eligibility criteria as per AcSIR guidelines should apply through proper channel.

The board area of research are aligned to current theme areas and R&D focus at CSIR-CEERI in the field of Electronics Engineering and Physical Sciences focusing on (i) Cyber Physical Systems, (ii) Smart Sensors and (iii) Microwave Devices with indicative specializations of IoT Technologies, Signal Analytics, Cognitive Computing, Integrated Systems, Control and Automation, Nano Bio-Sensors, Microelectronic Transducers and Actuators, Photonics, Optoelectronics, MEMS and MOEMS, Flexible and Non-Silicon Electronics, Microwave Beam Dynamics, Beam-wave Interaction, Microwave Device Technology, Vacuum Microelectronic Devices, Plasma-based Devices, THz Devices, etc.

Candidates wishing to work in the multi-/transdisciplinary areas aligned to current theme areas and R&D focus of CSIR-CEERI are also encouraged to apply.

Note: Please note that candidates for PhD interview need to make their own arrangements for their stay. Sufficient transit accommodation of this type (Yatri Niwas, Hotels, Lodges) with reasonable rates exists in the Pilani town and near the bus stand. Please plan your travel and stay accordingly. In case, guest house accommodation is available at CSIR-CEERI then it will be provided on first-come-first-serve basis (i.e. no prior reservation will be possible) as per applicable charges and preference will be given to female candidates for this purpose.

Please email us for any further queries/clarifications. You may also wish to see previous batches (PGRPE/PhD/IMP related data) information.

Note: Click here for how to reach Pilani.