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Temporary Research Positions

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Admission to Ph.D. programme (New)

Department of Chemistry, BITS, Pilani, Pilani campus

Ph D admission in II SEM 2014-15

  1. Areas of PhD admission in the second semester 2014-15

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

  • Institute Assistantship:
INR 12000 per month for candidates holding M.Sc. degree
INR 16800 per month if the candidates additionally hold an M.Phil degree
  • Project Position(s):
One position available as per the following details.




Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Title of the Project


Development and application of density functional reactivity theory based modeling techniques to understand the energetics of reactive and non-reactive interactions

Funding Agency


Department of Science and Technology (DST), India

Fellowship Amount


As per the DST norms

Additional details


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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' catagory.

  1. Fee Structure: (For the academic year 2014-15, Regular)

Specifications of the fees

Amount in INR

Ph D application fees (one time)


Admission fees (one Time)


Tuition fees per semester *


(10% of the total semester fee)

Institute caution deposit


Hostel Fee, Mess & electricity advance, ICT, Infra Structure Modernization fees, Students' aid fund

Applicable as per campus rules


* The above prescribed semester fee is for student admitted in the academic year 2014-15. For these students, the semester, term, and admission fees will be revised upward every year, but will not increase beyond 15% each year (unless the government announces any new lavy/tax, which will be passed on to all existing students irrespective of their year of entry.

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


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

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