AcSIR Admissions @CRRI

CSIR-CRRI conducts interviews of students only once in a year in the month of June/July for admission to the AcSIR doctoral course and the classes starting from August every year. The advertisement for admission goes out to various leading newspapers of the country normally in the month of April. Interested candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria can apply online from April at Online application will close by May. For more details about application and admission procedures, candidates are requested to visit the website

Eligibility Criteria

Ph.D. (Engineering): A Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology (Transportation Engineering, Highway Engineering, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering and Environment Engineering).

Course work

Total credits required for course work: 18

Course Name Type of Courses Total Credits
Course 1 A: Research Methodology:
B: Research Publications and Ethics:
4 credits + 2 credits
Course 2 Inter-disciplinary Learning: 2 Credits 2 credits
Course 3 Advanced Courses 2 credits
Course 4 Societal Program: Problem Understanding & Analysis: 4 credits


For any query related to AcSIR contact

Dr. Mukti Advani

Coordinator AcSIR-CRRI and

Senior Principal Scientist

TPE Division


Mobile: 9818969191

Email: coordinator [dot] crri [at] acsir [dot] res [dot] in


Mr. Lalit Sagar

Executive Assistant


Mobile: 7838332987

Email: lalit [dot] crri [at] acsir [dot] res [dot] in