Ph.D. programme

The Centre is recognised by Mangalore and Manipal Universities. The students who enrol for the Ph D programmes in Physics/Chemistry obtain their degree awarded by the University.


Applications are called for PhD programme, generally during March/April. However, candidates may apply anytime during the year and such applications will be processed from time to time.

Eligible candidates who have cleared the Masters programme in Physics/ Chemistry/Materials Science/ Nano Science and Technology and also qualified in CSIR-UGC NET (JRF) / GATE / JEST examinations or INSPIRE Fellows, are encouraged to apply.

The duly filled applications along with the supporting documents may be sent by e-mail to OR by post to PhD Admission, Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences, Jalahalli, Bengaluru – 560 013.

Application Form PhD.pdf

Application Form PhD.docx