Shortlisted candidates for interview for Ph.D August-2013 session
About AcSIR :
AcSIR is a world class research academy virtually functioning from 37 laboratories, 39 Extension Centres and 4 Units of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) across the nation with Headquarters at CSIR, New Delhi. AcSIR has been established with the aim of substantially increasing the number of researchers in integrative and interdisciplinary areas of science and engineering. The primary focus is on research and imparting instructions in areas not ordinarily taught in regular academic universities in India, by disseminating advanced knowledge in science & technology and by providing teaching and research facilities in frontline branches of learning and emerging areas. AcSIR was established by an Act of Parliament, the Academy of Scientific of Scientific Innovative Research Act, 2011 vide The Gazette of India No.15 dated February 7, 2012 and notified on April 3, 2012.
AcSIR is created to develop the highest quality personnel with cross disciplinary knowledge, aiming to provide leaders in the field of science and technology. The Academy shall primarily focus on research and imparting instructions in a such a manner that the methodology is novel and off the beaten track. Further, the Academy aims to:
· Nurture a research-propelled, technology-enabled, industry-linked, socially conscious higher education platform
· Achieve a seamless integration of intellectual strengths with current market needs with a people centric focus
· Develop niche capability required to bolster research efforts in futuristic science
· Provide the opportunity to work on the frontier and contemporaneously challenging areas for nurturing innovation.
The Academy have the structure of a multi-centric institution based on a hub-and-spoke model. CSIR headquarters located at New Delhi act as a hub responsible for centralized administration connected with all the 37 CSIR laboratories (spokes) act as actual campuses for different subjects/areas based on their respective specializations. AcSIR aims at substantially increasing the number of researchers in integrative and inter-disciplinary areas of science and engineering in a cost-effective manner.