The Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR) is a world class research academy functioning within 37 national laboratories, 6 units and 39 extension centres, encompassing biological, physical, chemical and engineering sciences, of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) that have the country’s best infrastructural facilities.

AcSIRwas established by an Act of Parliament, the Academy of Scientific Innovative Research Act, 2011 (The Gazette of India No.15 dated February 7, 2012 and notified on April 3, 2012). AcSIR has adopted the mandate to create and train the best of tomorrow’s S&T leaders through a combination of innovative and novel curricula, pedagogy and evaluation.

Admission for Ph.D. programs in CSIR-NIIST under the Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) will be held twice a year (January and August session) and will be advertised separately in the AcSIR and CSIR-NIIST website.


For more details, contact

Dr. Suresh C.H
Senior Principal Scientist & Coordinator, AcSIR
CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST)
Industrial Estate PO, Trivandrum – 695019, Kerala, India
Phone(Off) : 0471-2515472
Email: sureshch[at]

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