Admission for Ph.D. programme of Academy of Scientific & Innovative
Research (AcSIR) - August 2013 Session
CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore is a premier National Institute of the Council of Scientific & Industrial
Research, New Delhi. CSIR-CFTRI is committed to excel in Research & Innovation, Knowledge Dissemination, Technology Transfer and Human
Resource Development in the areas of Food Science and Technology through quality attributes to be practiced and implemented at all levels.
The focus of research & innovation in diverse disciplines of food science and technology is very well supported by excellent infra-structure,
state-of-the-art instrumental and pilot plant facilities and advanced research training. CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore offers an excellent research & innovative
environment for students who wish to pursue full time Doctoral (Ph.D.) Research Programme in Biological Science / Engineering Science under Academy
of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR).
CSIR-CFTRI under AcSIR invites applications from eligible Candidates for full-time Doctoral (Ph.D.) Research Programme in Biological / Engineering
Sciences for August 2013 session with the following eligibility requisites:
(1.) Ph.D. (Science):A Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Technology / Medicine or B.S (of 4 year duration) or a Master's Degree in Science
with valid National level Fellowship (JRF/SRF of various funding agencies, e.g. CSIR, UGC, DST, DBT, ICMR etc.), INSPIRE or other equivalent fellowships.
(2.) Ph.D. (Engineering): A Master's Degree in Engineering / Technology / Pharmacy or a Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Technology with exceptionally
good academic record or a Master's degree in Sciences with a valid GATE score with valid UGC / CSIR-JRF/NET / NBHM / CSIR-SRF / ICMR-SRF
or equivalent Fellowships.
How to Apply :
Interested Candidates who fulfil the eligibility can apply online from 18th April 2013 at
[http://acsir.res.in].Online application will close on 23rd May 2013.
For more details about
application and admission procedures, candidates are requested to visit the website [http://acsir.res.in].
Selection for admission to Ph.D. programme in Biological / Engineering Sciences of AcSIR
at CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore shall be on the basis of Aptitude tests/Interviews of short listed Candidates to be held at CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore. Candidates are advised
to visit the Acsir website for dates of interview in the first week of June 2013.
Kindly Note :
(1.) Research Scholars (JRFs and SRFs) already working in the Institute and meeting the requisite academic qualifications are eligible to apply.
(2.) Project Assistants with a minimum of one year of experience and currently engaged in projects at CSIR-CFTRI as on 23rd May 2013 and meeting
the requisite academic qualifications are also eligible to apply. Such of these Candidates are to submit to the AcSIR Coordinator of CSIR-CFTRI,
Mysore (Dr. C. Anandharamakrishnan) a statement of purpose (brief research proposal) along with the recommendation of the proposed
guide with whom the Candidate wishes to undertake Ph.D. programme, if selected.
(3.) Admission criteria for SC / ST / OBC / Women / Physically Handicapped candidates is relaxable as per GOI rules.
(4.) Mere fulfillment of minimum requisites stipulated in the notification would not entitle a Candidate to be short-listed.
(5.) No TA & DA shall be paid to the short listed Candidates for attending the Aptitude tests/interviews at CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore. Further, they
should make their own arrangements for accommodation and food.
(6.) In all matters of admission to Ph.D. programme at CSIR-CFTRI, Mysore, the decision of Institute's Executive Authority shall be final.