CSIR - Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research

CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CIMFR) Dhanbad aims to provide R&D inputs for the entire coal-energy chain encompassing exploration, mining and utilization. CSIR-CIMFR is located in the town of Dhanbad, known as coal capital of India of Jharkhand state of India. It is strategically situated in the Damodar basin of Eastern part of the country which is endowed with rich coal deposits and hosts several large mineral based industries.

CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research Courses

PH.D Programme in Engineering

Broad research areas:
    Engineering rock mechanics and ground control
    Rock excavation and simulation for mine design
    Mining technologies, environment and safety
    Mine system engineering
    Mining equipment design and testing
    Underground space technology
    Clean coal technology
    Environmental issues in mining industry

PH.D Programme in Science

Broad Research Areas:
    Coal Science and Coal Geology
    Coal Beneficiation
    Combustion Science & Technology
    Coal Carbonization
    Coal Liquefaction
    Coal Biotechnology
    Environment and Waste Management

CSIR-Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research Admissions

The admissions are conducted twice in a year. The Participating CSIR Labs announces the admission criteria and procedure of admission through National Dailies and Web media. Shortlisted candidates fulfilling the shortlisting criteria of respective participating CSIR Labs will be called for test and / or interview by the Selection Committees of the respective laboratories of CSIR.

Based on the Academic record and the performance of the candidates in the test and / or interview, the Selection Committee of the concerned CSIR Laboratory recommends names of the selected candidates to the respective Deans. The number of candidates called for test/interview will be commensurate with the number of seats/requirements in each laboratory.

Contact Details

Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research
Barwa Road, Dhanbad-826015, Jharkhand, INDIA
Website: https://cimfr.nic.in/

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