The Centre has an active research program in this area supported by the Government of India and by the Industry. There is also a highly ranked MTech program that offers an MTech degree program in Nanotechnology. This degree program is supported with fellowships from the Department of Science and Technology, the Government of India. Amrita Centre for Nanosciences is a Centre under Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, a UGC recognized Grade A multi-campus university.
Applicants must have a PhD with a minimum of two years research experience supported by international journal publications in related fields, such as, Electronics engineering, Materials Science and engineering or Nanotechnology.