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Ph.D. Course Work Syllabus  (2019-20)  (Updated on 27-12-2019)

Notification: No: ACU/Ph.D/NTF/ 173/2020-21,    Date: 30.06.2020

Opportunity for Multi- and Transdisciplinary Research

Inviting Applications from Indian and Foreign nationals for Post-Doctoral Fellowships (PDF), Senior Research Fellowships (SRF) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programs

Programs Eligibility
a Post-Doctoral Fellowships (PDF) -3 Positions. Ph.D. in Engineering, Applied Science and Pharmacy from recognized Universities with a high quality of research & publications.
b Senior Research Fellowships (SRF) – 3 Positions. Minimum of 2 Years of Research experience with completion of Ph.D. Registration and course work from any reputed University on a topic of current interest to ACU in the areas of multi- and transdisciplinary research.
c Ph.D. programs in the following faculties:

Engineering and Technology (Civil, Mechanical, Electronics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Nanotechnology) / Medical (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Community Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacology) / Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmaceutical Analysis,Pharmacology & Phytochemistry) / Natural Sciences (Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Nanoscience, Materials Science) / Nursing / Education / Library & Information Science

Post Graduate Degree in the respective and related subjects from a recognized University with a minimum of 55% Marks in M.Tech/ME/MD/M.Pharm/Pharm.D/M.Ed/M.Sc. in respective and related subjects.


Online application starts 30.06.2020
Last date for the receipt of filled in application forms with a fee of Rs. 1,500/- 30.07.2020
Last date for the online submission of duly filled application form with a late fee of Rs. 2,000/- 07.08.2020
Date of entrance examination 23.09.2020

Interested candidates may apply with all the relevant documents. The online application form is available in ACU official website ( Duly filled applications should be submitted online before the last date along with an application fee (only online payment is accepted). The details of fellowship, fee structure, infrastructure facility and research guides can be obtained from university website ( admission is only through entrance examination. However, applicants who have cleared UGC NET,& SET examinations are exempted from the entrance examination. Applicants working in the National Laboratories and MNCs holding high positions above the rank of a Scientist-C/ Dy. Manager/Dy. Director with a research experience of over 05 years are also exempted from the entrance examination. In-service candidates from other than ACU/SACST institutes are encouraged to apply only if they are willing to work full-time at ACU.

Sl. Fellowship Amount (in Rs.)
01 Ph.D. candidates (Indian nationals)

Ph.D. candidates (Foreign nationals)


20,000.00/ month

02 Senior Research Fellow

(Indian nationals only)

19,000.00/ month
03 Post-Doctoral Fellow (Indian nationals)

Post-Doctoral Fellow (Foreign nationals)



Fee Payment details:

Beneficiary name Adichunchanagiri University
Bank Account Number 5345082896
Name of Bank Kotak Mahindra Bank
Branch name and address Javaranahalli
IFSC Code KKBK0008261
Account Type Saving Bank

Contact details


Phone Numbers: +91 7259667666 / +91 6363984585

Dean, Research, Adichunchanagiri University.