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Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - [CIMAP], Lucknow

Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - [CIMAP], Lucknow

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh UGC Estd 1959 Private Institute

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Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants - [CIMAP] Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) was founded in 1959 as the Central Indian Medicinal Plants Organisation (CIMPO) at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It is a leading aromatic plant research laboratory of CISR.). There are four research centres of this institute at Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pantnagar, and Purana. It offers a Ph.D. program across six specializations. Admissions will be granted on the basis of CSIR UGC-NET followed by an interview. 

CIMAP Lucknow Highlights

Established in1959
Institute TypePrivate
AffiliationJawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Approved by UGC
CoursesDoctorate
Admission CriteriaEntrance + Interview
Exams AcceptedCSIR – NET, ICMR-NET, DBT-JRF, GPAT
Application ModeOffline
Official Websitehttps://www.cimap.res.in/

CIMAP Lucknow Courses

Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants offers Full-Time Ph.D. courses under 6 specializations. Following are the course highlights:

CourseSpecializationsDetails
Ph.D.Agronomy
  • Eligibility: M.Sc. in Life Sciences/ Botany/ Agriculture/ Chemistry/Bioscience/ Biotechnology/Biochemistry/ / Environmental Sciences/ Plant Sciences/Molecular Biology/Bioinformatics with minimum 55 % marks 
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Selection Criteria: CSIR-UGC NET or Equivalent + Interview
Biotechnology
Plant Biology
Chemical Sciences
Genetics & Plant Breeding
Crop Protection

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CIMAP Lucknow Admission

The candidates who have a valid score in CSIR-UGC NET Exam/ DBT-JRF Exam/ ICMR-NET Exam/ GPAT or any other exam resulting in JRF/SRF fellowship tenable at CSIR-CIMAP are eligible for admission. 

Selected students will be called for a personal interview

How to Apply?

  • Candidates must fill the application form from the official website.
  • A processing fee is to be paid in form of Demand Draft for INR 200/-(General) and INR 100/- (SC/ST/OBC/PH) in favor of the Director, Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow
  • Attach the required self-attested documents with the filled-in form
  • Submit the same to the institute

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CIMAP Lucknow Facilities

The Central Institute of Medical and Aromatic Plants provide very good research facilities with advanced equipment.

  • Biology Central Facility – It is well equipped with advanced instruments like Automated Capillary genetic analyzer, Real-Time PCR, Ultracentrifuge, etc. a repository for microbial cultures has also been established where various microbial cultures from different scientist and departments are being collected and maintained. There are around 200 distinct microbial cultures available in the repository.
  • Chemical Central Facility - It is well equipped with advanced instruments like GC, GC-MS, NMR, HPLC, LC-MS. The activities perform Qualitative and Quantitative identification of bioactive markers in various medicinal plants, essential oil. It also identifies the physical properties of essential oil, structural elucidation of natural product marker.
  • Farms Services - It provides strengthening R&D base of MAP through field experiments and production of quality seeds and planting material of MAPs. Various types of crops are grown in the farm like Menthol Mint, Aloe, Tulsi, Opium Poppy, Scented Rose, Peppermint, Spearmint, Palmarosa, Lemongrass, Isabgol, Senna, Citronella, Vetiver, and Chamomile.
  • Technology and Business Development (TBD) – This division has the prime objective of linking the Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAP) science with society. This division conduct awareness and dissemination campaigns on the cultivation and processing of MAPs, consultancy, Technical Service, Technology licensing, a demo of MAPs cultivation, study economics of MAPs cultivation, and impact study of the adoption of improved varieties and agro-technology related to MAPs.
  • Information and Communication – This department provides networking, mailing, and computer services at the institute. It is responsible for the up-gradation of mail, servers, DNS, DHCP, Router, backup, databases, Security. 
  • Project Monitoring and Evaluation – PME cell works as a central facility for project monitoring and evaluation of scientific and programs of the institute which includes Major lab Projects, headquarters controlled projects, Supra Institutional Projects, Network Projects, Grant-in-Aid Projects, Consultancy Projects, Sponsored projects. 

CIMAP Lucknow FAQs

Ques. Is CIMAP Lucknow good?

Ans. Yes, it is a very good research institute with excellent academic and infrastructural facilities. The faculty staffs are highly educated and the laps are well-equipped for an excellent research environment.

Ques. What are the advantages of pursuing a Ph.D. from CIMAP Lucknow?

Ans.

  • All the labs have renowned scientists working on the current state of the art of their specializations. Hence you can find a good Ph.D. supervisor in those labs.
  • They have the best experimental and theoretical facility available in India that you can use for your work and publish them in high impacted Journals.
  • They have a lot of finance for the research so your work will not be hindered by the lack of funds.
  • People, there have a lot of contacts in the industry and academics so after your Ph.D. they can arrange for you a far better job than you can find yourself.

Ques. Are the labs of CIMAP Lucknow the same as the IIT level?

Ans. CSIR labs are high-quality labs on their specified areas of research giving better research experience than most of the IITs could do in certain areas as they provide “real-time” research. IIT has better opportunities because of the better brand name.

Ques. How are the faculties at CIMAP Lucknow?

Ans. The faculties at the institute are highly experienced scientists who are capable of delivering deep knowledge in every topic. They are dedicated to provide excellent research education for a brighter career of the students.

Ques. How are the library facilities of CIMAP Lucknow?

Ans. The institute has a well-stocked library with a variety of books to cater to the requirements of Research scholars.

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    MunishwarCSIR-CIMAP skilled ?cum- Technology Up ?graduation Programme in Cultivation and Processing of Econom
    Batch : 2019
    7.7
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    7.7 /10

    College itself has no placement opportunities, internship opportunities and job opportunities, as it is a research which provides you a skill for researching in the field of Cultivation and Processing of Economically Important Medicinal and Aromatic Crops.

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    ThariniPre-Clinical Development of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant based LeadsPursued
    BATCH : 2020
    8.3
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    Review on Pre-Clinical Development of Medicinal and Aromatic Plant based Leads

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    8.3 /10

    There are no placements or job opportunities is given by the college but it gives numerous number of skills which enhances the opportunities in the outside world and make the best out of it and make the future bright.

    9/10faculty
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    9/10social life
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    DheerajGenetics and plant breeding
    Batch : 2023
    7.3
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    Living best days

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    7.3 /10

    I am still student of CIMAPit means answer studying there but I have heard that the most of the students get opportunities to do internship and they also provide with the vacancies and being a student of CIMAP you don't need to worry about the placements as it is easily provided by them they are supportive in providing job opportunities.

    7/10faculty
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    7/10social life
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    VirendraCrop protectionPursued
    BATCH : 2022
    7.0
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    Good experience of education

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    7 /10

    Placement and job opportunities are supported by the CIMAP. final year student gets chances of internship and they are also provided with the vacancies. So it is a positive point that Institute provides job opportunities.

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    MorichikaPhD in plant biotechnology
    Batch : 2017
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    PhD in Plant Biotechnology

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    8.3 /10

    If you want to make a career as a researcher in botany, then CIMAP is the place for you. Not only is it the pioneer in this field, it was established for this exclusive purpose. Having done my research from there really helps my credentials wherever I go and I have never known a more dedicated place.

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    KhushbuPhD in plant biotechnologyPursued
    BATCH : 2021
    8.7
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    PhD Plant Biotechnology from CIMAP

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    8.7 /10

    This is the best choice for a person like me who wants to further research and make contributions to the field of plant biotechnology. Everyday is a new learning experience for me, and the exposure I have to the leading research in the world gives me perspective and drive.

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    TarunP.G. AgronomyPursued
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    Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow

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    8.3 /10

    As our Institute is already research-based, we have a tons of offers for our future in all the fields we are interested in. Our Institute's placement cell is very active and helps students find their desired placements.

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    VemulapallyPh.D
    Batch : 2018
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    7 /10

    There are internships provided by the college under big research firms and companies.Students can get a good internship if they work hard enough and get good grades.Companies also come to campus for placements.

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    VinayPh.D
    Batch : 2018
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    Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants

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    The college is good.The study environment of the college is good.The seniors and faculty members are very helpful.They help and guide us.The activities held in the college are also quite interesting.There are various kind of workshops that are conducted which make our research more interesting.

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    KrishnaChemical SciencesPursued
    BATCH : 2021
    8.7
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    Excellent curriculum

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    8.7 /10

    There are no negative remarks for the college. A very good infrastructure, technology, modern sciences, biology etc are all up to the date so a student can learn better from the campus. High profile staff with a library of plenty of books. I love the library because as I am a research student I get all books from our library.

    9/10faculty
    8/10placement
    9/10social life

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