French Institute of Pondicherry
French Institute of Pondicherry
11, Saint Louis Street Pondicherry – 605 001, India
Tel : + 91- 413-2231616
Fax :
+ 91- 413-2231605

The IFP is next to the Consulate General of France and the Chief Secretariat of the Government of Pondicherry. The main bus terminus from the Institute is about 4kms. Autorickshaws and cycle rickshaws are transport means to get to the IFP.

To contact any individual staff member, please browse the staff section of our website.


Opening time
The Institute is open Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. The library is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m from Monday to Friday.
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Any application for job, internship or PhD association, in order to be considered, should imperatively be made through the provided documents. Any request that does not follow the requested format, will not be taken into consideration.You will receive a reply only if a favourable recommendation is given to your application. If you wish to apply for a position at the IFP, but you are not residing in India and are not an Indian national, please make sure you have all the necessary papers to obtain a student visa. Please contact the Embassy of India in your country of residence for information as to how to obtain a student visa.

Job Offer

Applications for one Junior Research Fellow for DBT

Applications are invited for one Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position under a DBT funded Project titled "Biodiversity Characterisation at Community Level in India Using Earth Observation Data".

Submit Application on or before 14th June 2018.

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