Ph.D. Programme

The Department has an active research wing. External agencies like the MHRD, Department of Science and Technology (Govt. of India), University Grants Commission (UGC), Department of Science and Technoloy (Govt. of Kerala) are supporting the Department through various research projects. The departments has been funded by the DST under the FIST programme.  Currently 32 research students are working in various aspects of polymer technology. 115 Ph.Ds have been awareded till now.

Some of the current research areas are:


(1) Optical recording


(2) Nanocomposites


(3) Ionomers


(4) Conducting Polymers


(5) Adhesives and Coatings


(6) Polymer Blends and composites


(7) Novel compounding ingredients



A post Graduation with at least 60 % marks in the qualifying examination. Valid national test sores such as NET, GATE/ a pass in the Deparmental Admission Test. The input PG must be in Polymer Science/ Chemistry/Technology or Chemistry with polymer specialisation or Chemical Engineering.







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