Academic Programs

Academic Affairs Unit (AAU)

Academic Affairs is responsible for the overall coordination and administration of the academic programs at CSIR-IICT. Our mission is to support academic excellence at the Postgraduate, Ph.D. and Postdoctoral levels. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to Academic Affairs' achievement of excellence. Our scientific faculty are experts at the forefront of their fields and our highly-ranked academic programs continue to gain AcSIR (Academic of Scientific and Innovative Research) recognition worldwide. Our academic community is characterized by a culture of interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation that transforms lives, shapes new disciplines and advances the frontiers of knowledge.

The aim of the Academic Affair unit (AAU) is to contribute towards the development of an academic environment that promotes constructive learning, academic success and the socialization process for students. The AAU services are available to all the students including Research Associates, AcSIR students, Ph.D. scholars registered in other Universities, Project Staff, Interns, Job Contract, Apprentices, etc.

The AAU is concerned with all matters relevant to student studies from their admission to completion of their tenure. It is responsible to oversee the correct ongoing registration of students and execution of student welfare services (canteen, recreation, health and housing). The office also provides students with the needed administrative information regarding their studies such as time tables, examination information, etc. The AAU office is also responsible for issuing students with several certificates as well as official transcripts.

Enrolment of students for Ph.D. at CSIR-IICT would be open throughout the year. Subsequently, the student has to register for Ph. D. course in AcSIR (Preferably)/ in recognized university. All the Ph.D. students must appear initially for orientation courses like laboratory safety training and communication skills. Transfers of Ph.D. Students from different organizations are strictly prohibited.