CSIR-CFTRI Under AcSIR PhD Admissions August Session-2021


Are you looking for admission to a PhD? CSIR-CFTRI under AcSIR has invited online applications from eligible candidates for admission in PhD program-August 2021. The candidates can check out all the details like program details, eligibility criteria, application and selection procedure etc. in this article.

AcSIR PhD Programme

CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysuru is known for education, research and knowledge dissemination. The institute was established under the aegis of the National Institute of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi, and works in the field of Food Science and Technology. Currently, CSIR-CFTRI is offering a full-time research programme in Science and Engineering under AcSIR for regular and sponsored students.

PhD Programme Subjects

Students can register themselves for PhD programme at CSIR-CFTRI under AcSIR in the following subjects:
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Engineering

Number of Seats: Variable in each program at each Institute of AcSIR.

Programme Fee

  • PhD Science Regular Candidates-Rs.8000 per semester (Full-time/Part-time), Sponsored Candidates-Rs.16000 per semester (Full-time/Part-time)
  • PhD Engineering: Regular Candidates-Rs.8000 per semester (Full-time/Part-time), Sponsored Candidates-Rs.16000 per semester (Full-time/Part-time)

Eligibility Criteria

1. PhD (Sciences)

  • For admission in PhD (Science) with specialization in Biological Sciences as a regular student, the candidates must hold a Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology or Medicine or Master's degree in Science or any relevant area. They must have passed anyone National Level test and should have a valid National level fellowship from CSIR or UGC or DBT or DST or INSPIRE or other equivalent fellowships.
  • For admission in PhD (Science) with specialization in Chemical Sciences as a regular student, the candidates must possess a Postgraduate degree in Chemistry or core chemical sciences. They must have passed anyone National Level test and should have a valid National level fellowship from CSIR or UGC or DBT or DST or INSPIRE or other equivalent fellowships.
  • The candidates who have a degree in percentage must convert it to CGPA using the following formula, CGPA=(Percentage + 5) /10. The candidates with a percentage = 95%, shall fill 10 CGPA in the Online Application Form.
  • The applicants who are already working as Project Assistants, Senior Research Fellow, Group-IV Scientists and Group-III Technical Staff of CSIR can also apply for the PhD programme as per rules of the AcSIR.
  • In the case of sponsored students of PhD (Sciences), they must have a Master's degree in Science or equivalent with endorsement from Industry, Academic or Research Institutes for required academic leave. They must have financial support from their industry/institute for completing the programme.

2. PhD (Engineering)

  • To be eligible for admission in PhD (Engineering) programme, the candidates must have a Master's degree in Engineering or Technology. They must have a good academic record. Besides, they should have qualified for anyone National level fellowship test and have a valid JRF/SRF from CSIR or UGC or DBT or DST or INSPIRE or other equivalent fellowships.

    OR

    The candidate must have a Master's degree in Sciences with a valid GATE score. They must have a good academic record. Besides, they should have qualified for anyone National level fellowship test and have a valid JRF/SRF from CSIR or UGC or DBT or DST or INSPIRE or other equivalent fellowships.
  • Project Assistants, Senior Research Fellow, Group-IV Scientists and Group-III Technical Staff of CSIR working at CSIR–CFTRI, Mysuru are also eligible to apply. Their project must be of at least 3-year duration and 2 years of the project must remain at the time of applying. Such candidates must satisfy the minimum eligibility requirement as well. They may work on the thesis in line with the project under which they are working at present.

How to Apply

The candidates who wish to get admission in PhD at CSIR CFTRI under AcSIR must visit the AcSIR@CSIR-CFTRI page on the Official website of CSIR CFTRI and read the notification carefully before applying. The candidate must apply online either through the CSIR-CFTRI website or the AcSIR website (http://acsir.res.in). The application form can be filled by following these steps:
  1. Sign-up Phase:To register themselves for Aug 2021 session, the candidates will have to fill the details like Course, Student name, Father's name, address, State, City, Gender, Date of Birth, Country, Nationality, email, mobile, telephone, etc. and after filling captcha code click on the 'Sign up button'. After successful registration, an email containing the login credential will be received on the registered email ID further complete the admission form fill-up process. In case no email is received in the inbox, the students must check the spam/junk folder as well.
  2. Online Application Form Phase:Now, registered candidates should log in to the online application portal using login credentials received on the email and fill the online application form. After filling and submission of the complete application form, an AcSIR application number (AAN) will be generated. This AAN number should be saved safely, as it will be used for future correspondence. Acknowledgement of Admission Receipt with AcSIR Application Number (AAN) will also be generated and need to be saved and printed.

Selection Process

For the selection of candidates for admission to PhD programmes at CSIR-CFTRI under AcSIR, short-listing of the candidates will be done. Only short-listed candidates will be called for the Aptitude tests/Interviews which will be held at CSIR-CFTRI, Mysuru. Information about the test/interview will be given to the short-listed candidates electronically, and they will have to appear in the test/interview at the designated centres of the institute. Candidates are advised to visit the AcSIR website regularly for updates on the interview schedule. All the arrangements for travel, food and accommodation are to be made by the candidates themselves, as CSIR-CFTRI will not provide any TA or DA for attending Aptitude tests/interviews.

Important Dates

Start of Online Application Portal: October 15, 2020
The last date to apply: May 31, 2021
Date of Aptitude Test/Interview: To be announced later

Contact Information

CSIR-CFTRI,
Mysuru-570020
Phone: +91 821 2543533
Email: acsir@cftri.res.in, admissions2021@acsir.res.in
Official Website (CSIR-CFTRI): https://cftri.res.in/
Official Website (AcSIR):http://acsir.res.in
AcSIR Application Portal: http://acsir.emli.in/ACSIRAdmissionPortal/online-admission/portal/acsir-online-adm-portal/index.php#/


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