About Us


Geared towards PhD training on a sizeable scale, the Academy brings a collaborative and solutions-driven approach to addressing global problems. With strong industry involvement, it is taking the lead in solving some of the greatest challenges of our time. IITB and Monash University’s joint venture PhD program is unique in terms of size and scale. Through collaborative research projects, the Academy produces a highly talented pool of graduates who are currently taking on world challenges in fields as diverse as novel approaches to drug delivery and sustainable forms of energy production.

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For Prospective Students


Graduates will receive a world-class internationally recognised joint PhD

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For Industry


The Academy develops innovative solutions to complex research problems.

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For Supervisors


Information for becoming a supervisor in The Academy.

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Apply To The PhD Program


Results for the June Intake 2018 are published.

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Our Research

The IITB-Monash Research Academy is addressing the growing need for multidisciplinary research and is finding innovative solutions to research questions across eight specialist areas of growing global significance.
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By partnering or contracting your R&D effort with the IITB-Monash Research Academy in India, you will be able take advantage of the considerable strengths this unique joint-venture Research Academy can offer including:

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At the Research Academy, we employ an innovative, multidisciplinary approach to research and we will develop a tailored approach with each industry and government partner in order to effectively meet individual research needs.
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Research will be conducted in a team-based approach. Research in The Academy will be truly multi-disciplinary which will allow discoveries to be made at the interface of disciplines.

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News and Views

July 17, 2018 / Research Stories

Designing and developing a self-piloted airship

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June 7, 2018 / Student News

Convalesce in the news!

Message from Prof. Murali Sastry, CEO: "It is with immense...
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Established in 2008, The IITB-Monash Research Academy is a major Australian-Indian research collaboration formed between India’s top-ranked Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) and Monash University. We operate at a scale unrivalled by any other Australian-Indian collaboration: with close to 200 PhD students, 400 researchers and 400 research projects to -date.

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Admission Updates

EOI process for the next intake will start by Mid-July.