Guidelines on Advance Training Programmes (Effective from January 1, 2016)

Advance Training Courses for Postgraduate Students and for the employees of R& D Institutions/ Pharmaceutical Industry/ Government Laboratories etc.

  • Under this programme the institute conducts different kinds of training of short duration in various disciplines (listed below) against payment. The courses comprise both lectures and practicals by our eminent scientists with emphasis on practical R & D aspects in a particular discipline. The programme is most suited to candidates sponsored by industries, academia and research institutions from all over the country and abroad.

  • List of Disciplines in which institute offers training


  • image01Design and syntheses of new molecular entities

    image01Drug metabolism & distribution.

    image01Isolation of natural products including marine resources and purification techniques

    image01Drug delivery system; quality control and stability studies of drugs & pharmaceuticals

    image01Modern techniques in NMR, Mass Spectrometric studies, Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy·

    image01Breeding of laboratory animals, their care, management/genetic characterization of laboratory animals their breeding.

    image01Maintenance of protozoan and helminthic infection (in vitro and in vivo); breeding and rearing of vectors of protozoan and helminthic infection

    image01Identification, collection, processing and marketing of medicinal plants

    image01Antimicrobial, antiviral and antimalarial drug evaluation (in vitro and in vivo) · Recombinant DNA technology/microbial genetic techniques

    image01Molecular biology and crystallography

  • Categories of Trainees
    1. Trainees from Academia/organizations
    2. IAS , INSA & NASI Summer Fellows, AcSIR-Dr.APJ Abdul kalam Summer Training Program
    3. Postgraduate Trainees
    4. Training in Instrumentation (SAIF)
    5. Training in Laboratory Animal Science for Technical personnel

  • Eligibility

    For category 3, students must be pursuing their Post graduation course from reputed Govt. Universities/ Colleges in any of the relevant areas mentioned above and have secured at least 55% marks in all examinations from High school upto Graduation

    Candidates possessing Bachelor or equivalent degree in Veterinary Science, Pharmaceutical science, Biotechnology and Science subjects and working in a Govt. or private sector and interested in training to maintain and breeding of animals and desires to upgrade their knowledge and develop skills, are eligible for category 1, 4 and 5

  • Number of Trainees

    Total number of trainees is fixed and it would not be more than 200 per year in any case. However, this number can be increased or decreased depending on the availability of expertise, infrastructure and lab space.


  • Duration of Training
    For categories 1 and 4-5 duration will be 2-8 weeks. For Category 2, duration will be 2-3 months. For category 3, duration will be minimum 4-6 months and may be up to 1 year depending upon the recommendation of his/her HOD.

  • How to Apply
    For categories 3

    Submit the duly filled and signed application form (Annexure I) and enclose an official letter from the Head of the Department / concerned organization sponsoring the candidate for the training clearly mentioning the duration and specific area in which the training is required and a half page write up in brief about the work which will be carried out during the training period.

    For category 1,4 &5

    Submit the duly filled and signed application form (Annexure I) and enclose an official letter from the Head of the Department / concerned organization sponsoring the candidate for the training clearly mentioning the duration and specific area in which the training is required and a half page write up in brief about the work which will be carried out during the training period.


  • When To Apply

    Candidates can submit their applications throughout the year and letter to accepted candidates will be sent by speed post at the address of their HOD/ Head of the organization who is sponsoring the trainees. Meanwhile, selected candidates will also be informed by their e-mail.


  • Criteria for selection of Postgraduate Trainees

    Selection of trainees will be made on merit basis. However, eligibility of trainees does not mean that all the candidates applying for the training or dissertation work will be accepted for their training/dissertation work but it would depend on availability of expertise in the specific area, availability of infrastructure to provide training and lab space in the concerned scientist lab.

  • Monitoring of Training programme & Certificate Distribution

    In order to improve this programme a feedback form will be provided to all trainees/ participants before they complete the training and will be collected back on same day. About one week before they will be given a certificate format to complete and return to the training cell so that certificate can be prepared in time and given them at appropriate time. Certificate to only those trainees will be given, who would complete their training/project work successfully. In case the trainee attendance is less than 90% in the lab without any valid reason the certificate will not be issued to the candidate.


  • TRAINEES MUST REMEMBER
    • To bring all original marksheet for our cross checking and a copy of all documents at the joining time.
    • Two colour photograph of passport size.
    • A Demand Draft of total fee in the favor of Director, CDRI Lucknow payable at Lucknow.

  • Training Fee
    • Rs.4000/-per month for Postgraduate Student
    • Rs.2500/-per week from Employees of Academic/Government Organisations
    • Training for Employees of other organisation and Pharmaceutical Industries will be considered on case to case basis.
    • Free of cost for CSIR employee’s children and those who join summer fellowship program Under IAS, INSA, NASI, KVPY Fellows & AcSIR-Dr.APJ Abdul kalam Summer Training Program

  • CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow-A New Initiative
    1. CDRI Lucknow is open to execute an MoU with few prestigious institutes of the country who are willing to sponsor their PG students for training and dissertation work.
    2. DCDRI ,Lucknow may waive off the total training fee for those who comes from socially and economically weaker sections and have obtained Gold Medal from their college/ university.
    3. March 2016 onwards we will be in position to provide group accommodation to limited number of trainees in our campus on first come first get basis.

  • Contact Person

    For all kind of training, please send completely filled in and duly signed application (in the form of Hard copy only) to:

  • Dr. D N Upadhyay, Senior Principal Scientist
    & Coordinator CDRI Training Programme
    Science & Technology Management Division
    CB.S. 10/1, Sector 10, Jankipuram Extension, Sitapur Road, Lucknow 226031 (India)

    e-mail : dn_upadhaya@cdri.res.in
    Phone : 91 522 2772450, 2772550, 2772793 extn 4213
    Mobile :8005499311

  • Application Form for training(Annexure I)