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Admission to Ph.D. programme (New)

Department of Chemistry, BITS, Pilani, Pilani campus

Ph D admission in SEM-I 2015-16

  1. Areas of PhD admission in the first semester 2015-16

    • Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
    • Photophysical Chemistry and Applications
    • Nanomaterials and Catalysts
    • Green Chemistry
    • Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
  1. Scholarship/assistantship available

  • Institute Assistantship:
INR 13200 per month for candidates holding M.Sc. degree
INR 18200 per month if the candidates additionally hold an M.Phil degree
  • Project Position(s):
Positions available in sponsored research projects will be updated soon.




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  1. Department's plan for PhD admission

    • Regular students
Students who will devote full-time on PhD work will be considered for assistantship/project fellowship in addition to 90% waiver in the tuition fees. Preferences will be given to the candidates working in ongoing sponsored projects in the Department and to the candidates qualified for CSIR/UGC research fellowships (JRF/SRF).
  • Part-time students:
The Department does not intend to admit students in the 'Part-time' category.
  1. Fee Structure: (For the academic year 2014-15, Regular)

Kindly visit www.bitsadmission.com for the details.

Positions in Sponsored Projects

  • One JRF position is available  for the project entitled as "Development and application of density functional reactivity theory based modeling techniques to understand the energetics of reactive and non-reactive interactions"( Ref. No: .SB/S1/PC-067/2013). Candidate should be MSc in Chemistry with minimum 60% marks (with Mathematics as one of the subjects at undergraduate level) and GATE or NET-LS qualified. For good candidates, GATE or NET-LS is not mandatory. Fellowship will be awarded as per DST norms. The position will finally lead to PhD degree. Last date of application is 10th November, 2014. Interested candidates may send their CVs to Prof. Ram Kinkar Roy at rkroy2@rediffmail.com


Established in 1944, we are one of the oldest departments on the campus. The department has grown with strong research interests in the Physical Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Bioorganic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, etc.

Equipped with a state of the art instrumentation facility and research laboratories, we are counted amongst the best departments for education in Chemistry across the country.

Contact us

Dr. Anil Kumar
Department of Chemistry

Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
Pilani 333031, Rajasthan (India)

Phone: +91-1596-245073 Ext 279/276
Fax: +91-1596-244183
Email: anilkumar@pilani.bits-pilani.ac.in

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