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All queries regarding analysis, charges, payment should be sent only on

Welcome To CSIR-CIMAPCentral Instrument Facility

Central Instrument Facility (CIMAP-CIF), CIMAP, Lucknow houses a variety of major analytical instruments which are operated and maintained by a dedicated and qualified group of Scientists and Technical staff. It is an integral part of CSIR - CIMAP, and now has started to operate with an "open access policy". The result of this policy is that all can benefit from the services of CIMAP-CIF.

The main objectives of CIF facilities are :

  • Guidance acquisition of data using Sophisticated Instruments.

  • Provide facilities of sophisticated analytical instruments to scientists and other users from academic institutes, R&D laboratories and industries to enable them to carry out measurements for R&D work.

  • Development of new measurement/analytical techniques: Efforts are made by the CIMAP-CIF to develop new techniques/ methods of analysis to put the instruments to their full use and offer them to the scientists for exploring new dimensions in research in various areas of science and technology.


  • "In any event, the content of report/bill is meant for our information only and we will not use the content of this bill/report for advertisement, evidence or litigation."
  • If your letter does not contain the above undertaking then your letter and samples for analysis will not be accepted. The letter should be addressed to Director, CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, P.O-CIMAP, Near Kukrail Picnic Spot Lucknow-226015.
  • In your letter, also mention that " You agree to acknowledge CSIR-CIMAP, Lucknow, in your publications and thesis if the CIMAP-CIF Instrument results are incorporated/used in them."
  • In all publications of research work, wherein the analytical services of the CIMAP-CIF have been made use of, the CSIR - CIMAP shall be duly acknowledged. Kindly send us the publication reference (Journal name/volume number/names of the authors/date of issue of the publication etc) to us.

Kindly add GST 18% (w.e.f. from 1st Sep 2017) on Instrument Charges

Latest Updates

  • Online Registration is compulsory for using the CIMAP-CIF portal.
  • The sample analysis will be done only on the receipt of the payment.
  • Payment would be accepted by DD/NEFT only.
  • Kindly add GST 18% (w.e.f. from 1st Sep 2017) on Instrument Charges