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  Ph.D Notification : No: ACU/Ph.D/NTF/ 624/2022-23,    Date: 14.10.2022

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

Programs Eligibility
1 Ph.D. programs in the following faculties:

Engineering and Technology (Civil Engg, Mechanical Engg, Electronics & Communication Engg, Computer Science & Engg, Mathematics, Nanotechnology) / Medical (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Community Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, General Medicine-Diabetology) / Pharmacy (Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Pharmaceutics, Pharmacy Practice, Pharmaceutical Analysis, Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacology & Pharmacognosy) / Natural Sciences (Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Nanoscience, Materials Science and Library & Information Science) / Education.

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


Online application starts 20.10.2022
Last date for the receipt of filled in application forms with a fee of Rs. 1,500/- 21.11.2022

(Extended upto 05.12.2022)

Last date for the online submission of duly filled application form with a late fee of additional ₹800.00 (i.e., 1500 + 800 = 2300.00) 28.11.2022

(Extended upto 12.12.2022)

Date of entrance examination Will be notified soon

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 list of the research guides available can be obtained from university website ( Ph.D. admission is only through entrance examination. However, applicants with GATE/ GPAT/ UGC-CSIR-NET-JRF/ ICMR- JRF/ DBT- JRF/DST-INSPIRE and other UGC recognized national or state level eligibility test qualified and candidates with a valid fellowship at the time of admission, from any of the above apex bodies are eligible to take direct admission without ACU Entrance Test. Also, candidates with M.Phil degrees from the recognized universities are exempted from Ph.D. 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 ACU/SACST Institutions are eligible to apply only if they have a minimum of one-year experience in the current designation from the same Institutions/ Company/ Organization.

Note: Accommodation for the selected full-time research candidates will be provided only on shared basis depending upon the availability of the rooms in the hostels. Candidates who qualify the ACU entrance test and the final selection interview for Ph.D. program, are eligible for the grant in aid (Rs.15,000 per month + HRA or Hostel facility for both Indian and Foreign Nationals) instituted by ACU Ph.D. Scholarship Program for full-time research candidates.

Fee Payment details:

Beneficiary name and address 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

E-mail: [email protected]

Phone Numbers: +91 7259667666 / +91 6363984585

Dean, Research, Adichunchanagiri University.