CSIR Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research PhD Admissions 2022: Dates, Application form

CSIR-CIMFR Admissions

CSIR-CIMFR PhD Admissions 2022-23 – CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CSIR-CIMFR) Dhanbad invites applications for PhD Admission under Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) for the session commencing in Aug 2022 & Jan 2023.

CSIR-CIMFR PhD Admission 2022-23 Important Dates

Session Aug-2022

Start date of online application for admission13-03-2022
Last date of online application for admission (Extended)31-05-2022

Session Jan-2023

Start date of online application for admission13-03-2022
Last date of online application for Early admission31-08-2022
Last date of online application for regular admission31-10-2022

Eligibility Criteria for CSIR-CIMFR PhD Admission 2022-23

Ph.D. (Science)

A Master’s degree in Sciences (Physics/ Chemistry/ Electronics/Geology/ Applied Geology/ Environmental Science/Biotechnology) having a valid fellowship of CSIR/ UGC-NET (JRF only) or INSPIRE or other equivalent national fellowships.  

Ph.D. (Engineering)

M.E./M.Tech./M.Sc Tech. or equivalent degree in Mining/Chemical/ Electronics Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/Environmental Engineering/ Geology/ Applied Geology/ Engineering Geology/ Geophysics/ Applied Geophysics/ Electronics/ Instrumentation/ Biotechnology/ Fuel/Mineral Engg. with a good academic record and a valid CSIR/ UGC or equivalent national fellowship.

CSIR Scientists Group IV, Technical Staff Group III, Research Fellows and Project Assistants working in CSIR-CIMFR for a minimum period of one year, who fulfil the qualifications, are also eligible to apply. Such candidates will have to submit a statement of purpose along with recommendation of the proposed guide (with whom the candidate is undergoing project work and desires to undertake the thesis work) directly to the Co-ordinator of the Institute in addition to applying online form.

CSIR-CIMFR PhD Admission 2022-23 Application Process

Selection Process

  • Candidates will be short-listed for to appear for an interview after the screening. 

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Previous Admissions

CSIR-CIMFR PhD Admission 2021-22

Important Dates

Last date For application (August Session 2021)31 May 2021
Last date For application (January Session 2022)31 August  2021