INST PhD Program August 2021 Session Announced - Applications Invited

INST PhD Program August 2021 Session Announced – Applications Invited

Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali invites applications from prospective candidates for admission into its Ph. D. program in several areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology for the session beginning in August 2021. Selected students will be provided fellowship as per the norms of INST and the Government of India.
Students with an independent source of fellowship, such as CSIR/UGC-JRF, are also encouraged to apply.

Selected students will be enrolled in the Ph. D. program of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali and the Ph. D. degree will be awarded by IISER, Mohali. The major ongoing research areas at INST are given at the end of this document.

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • M. Sc. or M. Pharm. or M. Tech. in Basic or Applied Sciences, Engineering or related areas. Students who have appeared for the final year/semester examinations are also eligible, provided that the degree will be granted by the time of joining.
  • Qualified at least one national examination out of GATE, CSIR/UGC-NET, JEST, JGEEBILS (TIFR/NCBS), ICMR-JRF, DBT-JRF, DST-INSPIRE or GPAT.
  • Students registered with IISER, Mohali for the BS-MS program can apply as per the norms of IISER Mohali.

Application & Selection Procedure:

  • Candidates must submit applications in the prescribed format available at
  • In addition to the above application, the candidates are required to submit an online synopsis (click here:
  • A hard copy of the application (affixing a recent passport size photograph) along with the self-attested copy of certificates proving age, educational qualifications, experience (if any) and reservation category should be sent to “The Director, Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Knowledge City, Sector 81, Mohali
    140308 (Punjab). The envelope containing the application form should be super scribed as “Application for the Ph. D. Program – August 2021”.
  • Eligible candidates will be shortlisted for interview and the date and mode of the interview will be communicated to the email address provided by the candidate. The list of shortlisted candidates will also be uploaded on INST website.
  • Ph. D. interviews will be conducted online through google meet. The link to access google meet will be provided prior to the interview. In case the interviews are conducted in person, the candidates called for interview will be paid sleeper class rail fare or non-AC bus fare from the place of residence to INST and back on production of ticket.
  • After the interview, the list of candidates selected for Ph. D. will be uploaded on the INST website and the candidates will be intimated by email.
  • The candidate is advised to visit the INST website frequently to track the latest developments.


  • Rs.590/- for general, OBC, and EWS candidates, and Rs.295/- for SC, ST, and PH candidates.
  • Application fees may be transferred online to the bank account of INST noted below. The full name of the applicant shall be mentioned as the purpose of the transaction. The details of the online transaction should be attached along with the application.
    Account name: Director, INST Mohali Account number: 2452201001102
    IFS code: CNRB0002452 Bank: Canara Bank, Sector 34A, Chandigarh 160022

Last Date To Apply:

  • The duly filled applications along with the supporting documents should reach INST through registered/ speed post/ courier/ by hand on or before 12th March 2021.
  • Applications received after the last date shall not be entertained in any case

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  1. Sir, I am not GATE or NET qualified. But pursuing M.Tech. in ‘Nanoscience and Technology’ final year.
    So am I eligible to apply for PhD at INST ?


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