Raja Ramanna Center for Advanced Technology, Indore

The Raja Ramanna Center for Advanced Technology specializes in the research of superconductivity, vacuum technology, lasers, cryogenics, accelerators, plasma physics and has a collaboration with the Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC). It is a premier research institute that was established in the year 1984 and started to function in the year 1986. You need to apply for a screening test after you have completed your post graduation in Physics, Chemistry or Bio Sciences with above 60% marks.

  • Name of the Institution: Raja Ramanna Center for Advanced Technology
  • Type of Institution: Technology
  • Location: Indore, Madhya Pradesh
  • Ownership: Government
  • Accreditation/ affiliation: Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India
  • Courses Offered: Ph.D., OCES (Orientation Course for Engineers and Scientists), DGFS (DAE Graduate Fellowship Scheme)
  • Departments/ Branches: Vacuum technology, Lasers, Cryogenics, Accelerators, Plasma Physics
  • Admission Procedure: Online application; month of submission is early April; selection procedure is based on merit, screening test and interview
  • Campus Placements: Active placements
  • Fee Structure: No fee structure. Students are paid monthly stipends (For Ph.D.: Rs. 16,000 for the first 2 years and Rs. 18,000 for the next 3 years, if work progress is satisfactory)
  • Eligibility Criteria: Only Indian citizens can apply;
    For Ph.D.:
    Post graduation in Physics, Chemistry or Life Sciences with 60% marks (minimum);
    Post Graduation in Botany or Agricultural Science not eligible.
    For Training Courses:
    B.Tech or Post graduation in Physics, Geology, Chemistry, Geophysics; GATE scores
  • Examinations & Results: Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST 2011) for Physics students – held in February;
    CSIR-UGC NET – held in the month of June is considered by RRCAT;
    GATE (Graduate Aptitude for Test for Engineering) for Chemistry and Life Sciences students – held in January (online) and February (offline)
  • Established: in the Year1984
  • Website: http://www.cat.gov.in/
  • Facts & Figures: Was renamed Raja Ramanna Center for Advanced Technology, from Center for Advanced Technology in 2006
  • Events: Science Symposiums, Sports Events, Technical Meets, Annual Rose Show, Poster Presentations