Ph.D. Chemistry, Admission Announcement, Monsoon 2024

Eligibility: A candidate who has passed Master’s degree in Chemistry or an allied field in Natural Sciences and/or M.Tech. with minimum 60% (or equivalent grade) marks. Students whose final results of Master’s program are awaited can still apply if the total cumulative mark is 55% for the previous year. However, such students must produce proof of a minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent grade in M.Sc./M.Tech. before securing admission to the Ph.D. program, if qualified.

Selection Process: All the eligible candidates will be called for a written exam followed by an interview. CSIR-UGC NET-JRF Fellowship and NET-qualified candidates are exempted from the written exam, and selection is based on the interview.

Syllabus: M.Sc. level Chemistry

Exam and/or interview: Mode will be notified by email. The key dates are as follows:

Last date for applying: Sunday, 19 May 2024

Written exam:  Saturday, 22 June 2024

Interview: Tuesday-Thursday, 27-29 June 2024

Research opportunities in SNIoE are available in the following broad areas in Organic, Inorganic, Physical and Computational Chemistry. Faculty members are working on the following research areas, and details are available on the website

  • Asymmetric Catalysis
  • Bio-Inorganic Chemistry
  • Catalysis
  • Chemical Biology
  • Chemical & Biological Crystallography
  • Computational Quantum Chemistry
  • Coordination Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Green Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Sustainable Main Group Catalysis
  • Materials for Environment
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Metalloradical Chemistry
  • Nano-biotechnology
  • Natural Product Synthesis
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Protein Chemistry
  • Supramolecular Chemistry
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry
  • Ultrafast Spectroscopy
  • Next Generation Battery

Program and Admission Fees: Detailed information about the fee structure is available on the website at

All full-time Ph.D. students admitted into the program shall receive a doctoral award (teaching and research assistantship) consisting of a tuition-fee waiver (as per department) and a monthly stipend of ₹ 40,000 for the first two years and of ₹ 45,000 for the next three years. The continuation of the award is subject to the satisfactory performance in the program as evaluated continuously in accordance to the compliance of the university regulations.

Application Fees:

You will be required to pay a non-refundable application fee of ₹ 1,200 (One Thousand Two Hundred Only) by credit/debit card or Demand Draft drawn in favor of SHIV NADAR IOE DTB UNIVERSITY TRUST-FEE COLLECTION payable at NOIDA, Uttar Pradesh.

Application Instructions:

Please apply online from the link given below. Further details are available at Please follow the instructions carefully.

  • Fill in all the mandatory fields.
  • Upload of following documents is required in the portal.
    • Passport size color photograph
    • Current CV
    • All Mark sheets/Degree Certificates (10th standard onwards)
    • Standardized Examination certificate - CSIR, UGC, GATE etc. (If applicable)
    • A Statement of Purpose

Contact Details:

Ms. Saritha Rajan
Senior EA to the Head of Department
Department of Chemistry
School of Natural Sciences

Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence (Deemed to be University)

NH - 91, Tehsil Dadri
Gautam Buddha Nagar
Uttar Pradesh – 201314

Email: [email protected],

Telephone: +91 120 7170118

Note: The application is not deemed complete until all the necessary details are filled out, supported with the required documents, and the application fee is received.

*Please note that fulfilling the minimum essential criteria does not ensure that a candidate will be called for the interview. Additional short-listing criteria might be set by the department based on academic records, experience, research interests of the candidates, and vacancies in the department.

About Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence, Deemed to be University

Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence (SNIoE), Deemed to be University is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, research-focused and student-centric institution that is bringing a paradigm shift in higher education in India through its innovative curriculum, interdisciplinary focus, and scross-disciplinary thinking across a wide range of disciplines. The University is building an eco-system of knowledge to promote recognition of the inter-connectedness of ideas, systems, and environments in the world inside the campus, and those outside it. The University has 5 Schools, 18 Departments and 6 Research Centers engaged in teaching, practice, and research in disciplines as diverse as Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management, Natural Sciences, Art, Design, Performing Arts, Communication, and Extended Education & Professional Development. The Schools offer Bachelor, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees along with multidisciplinary curriculum to enable students to explore subjects and disciplines that may be widely different from their chosen Majors.

  • The University received Institution of Eminence Deemed to be University status by the Government of India in August 2022.
  • In the NIRF (Government's National Institutional Ranking Framework), SNIoE has been the youngest institution in the 'top 100' Overall list, and the score has been rising steadily. SNIoE ranked 62 in the University category, and 95 'Overall' in NIRF 2023.
  • The University has been accredited with ‘A’ Grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), valid for a period of 5 years from 26 November 2019.
  • SNIoE is also among a select group of green-field institutions in the country, which were awarded the prestigious Atal Incubation Center grant by the Niti Aayog, Government of India, in the very first round in 2017.