Ph.D – Chemistry


Pilani, K K Birla Goa, Hyderabad




Doctoral Programmes

One of the oldest & ever-evolving department having a vision to excel in teaching & research. Active research in the frontier areas of both fundamental and applied chemistry has been appreciated nationally & globally over past decades. The department continues to grow and attain new paradigms in chemistry education in the country

Know More

  • 29 (893.9 Lacs) Government Sponsored Projects (last 5 years)
  • 2 (54.8 Lacs) Industry Sponsored Project
  • 252 Publications (last 5 years)
  • 2000 Average Citations/year

Research Areas

The department offers a full time Ph.D. programme in the following thrust areas of its research.

  • Green Chemistry and Catalysis
  • Organic and Medicinal Chemistry
  • Synthetic Chemistry & Materials Science
  • Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
  • Photochemistry and Gas Phase Spectroscopy


Ph.D Programme Requirements
  • 60% marks in M.Sc. (Chemistry) or equivalent
  • Suitable match between academic background and research area
  • Selection test consists of written exam followed by interview
  • UGC – NET qualified candidates are encouraged to apply
  • INR 28,000 or 31,000 per month as per the intake qualification.
  • All full time students have to undertake 8-10 hrs of TA work as assigned by the institute. Two-semester course work for candidates with M.Sc. Qualification
Admission Process

To learn more about the Ph.D admissions process at BITS Pilani, please visit the website