INST Mohali PhD Program 2024

INST Mohali PhD Program 2024 Admission Open for August Session – Apply Now

Institute of Nano Science and Technology
(An Autonomous Institute supported by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India)

No. 9(1)/2024-INST
Dated: 26.02.2024


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 2024. Selected students will be provided fellowship as per the norms of INST and Government of India. Students with an independent source of fellowship, for example, CSIR/UGC-JRF, are also encouraged to apply. Selected students will be enrolled in the Ph.D. program of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali, and the Ph.D. degree will be awarded by IISER, Mohali.

If you have any queries, email [email protected].


  • 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.
  • Age limit: As per the guidelines of CSIR-UGC and DST.


  • Interested candidates are requested to submit an online synopsis to express their interest in attending the interview:
  • A hard copy of the application (affixing a recent passport size photograph) along with the self-attested copy of certificates providing 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 140306 (Punjab). The envelope containing the application form should be superscribed as “Application for the Ph.D. Program – August 2024”.
  • Eligible candidates will be shortlisted for an 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 the INST website.
  • No TA/DA will be paid for attending the interview.
  • 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.
  • Selection of students shall be done as per the provisions of The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006, and amendments made thereto.
  • The candidates are advised to visit INST website frequently to track the latest developments.
  • Number of students required for admission SC/ST (16), OBC (19), EWS (8), and GEN (36).


  • Candidates will be required to remit the application fees online on the date of the interview.
  • Rs. 590/- for General, OBC, and EWS candidates, and Rs. 295/- for SC, ST, and PH candidates.
  • Online to the bank account of INST noted below. Full name of the applicant shall be mentioned as the purpose of transaction. The details of the online transaction should be attached along with the application.
    Account Name: Director, INST Mohali
    Account number: 2452201001102
    IFS code: CNRB0002919
    Bank: Canara Bank, SECTOR-64, PHASE 10, MOHALI-160062


  • The duly filled applications along with the supporting documents should reach INST through Registered/Speed Post/Courier/By Hand on or before 2nd April 2024.
  • Applications received after the last date shall not be entertained in any case.

Download the application format here

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