INST Admission 2020 for Ph.D. Program August 2020 Session Admission Form will be conducted. Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST) invites applications from eligible candidates on or before 24 Apr 2020.

Eligible candidates having M.Tech, M.Sc, MS, GATE, NET qualifications can take part in the entrance exam by applying online. We have mentioned all important information such as age limit, application fee, qualification, seat details, selection process etc. However, for verification and more information, the official notification pdf is also attached.

Important Dates

Notification Date05 Mar 2020
Last Date for Submission of Application Form24 Apr 2020

Application Fee

Gen/ OBC₹ 590
SC/ ST/ Ex-Servicemen₹ 295

Pay the Examination Fee through Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favor of Director INST, Mohali (payable either at Mohali or at Chandigarh). 


Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), HABITAT CENTRE, PHASE X, SECTOR 64, MOHALI – 160062, PUNJAB


M.Sc. in (Physics/Chemistry/Material Sciences/Life Sciences)/ M.Pharm./ M.Tech. in Basic, Applied Sciences or Engineering and related areas
GATE/ CSIR or UGC-NET/ JEST/ JGEEBILS (TIFR/ NCBS)/ ICMR-JRF/ DBT-JRF/ DST-INSPIRE/ GPAT. Students registered with IISER Mohali for their BS-MS program can apply as per IISER Mohali’s norm.

How to Apply

The duly filled APPLICATION FORM and online SYNOPSIS accessible at, should be sent to as an advance copy of the application.
The hard copy of application with the following documents should be sent to “The Director, Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Habitat Centre, Phase - 10, Sector - 64, Mohali, Punjab-160062” so as to reach on or before due date:
(a)Photograph duly pasted on the application form
(b)Application fees
(c)Self-Attested photocopies of Certificates/Testimonials in support of age, educational qualifications (Mark Sheet, Degrees & Certificates of class X and above)
(d)Experience certificate in case of working candidate
(e)Self-attested photocopy in support of SC/ ST/ OBC/ PH category (Should be Valid)
The envelope containing the application form should superscribe “Application for the Ph.D. Program – August 2020”.
Applications from interested students should reach INST through Registered/ Speed Post/ Courier/ By Hand, by 24th APRIL, 2020. Applications received after this date shall not be entertained in any case