French Institute of Pondicherry
French Institute of Pondicherry

No. 11, Post Box No. 33, 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.
Join us

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.

Two JRFs Post

Applications are invited for two Junior Research Fellows - Submit application on or before 14th March 2020 - [Download PDF]

Post - "Administration Assitant"

Application are invited for the Post - "Administration Assitant", Submit application on or before 13th March 2020 - [Download PDF]