Sample Analysis

HOW TO SUBMIT THE SAMPLES

The samples should be submitted in the prescribed format indicating the information called for as well as your special requirement, if any. If you are sending them by mail, please enclose the payment along with the samples and address the same to:
The Head, Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility, School of Environmental Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam-686560, Kerala, India

Only on receipt of the payment along with the samples, they will be registered for analysis and taken up for measurement as per the seniority/queue of the users of the instrument concerned. As soon as the analysis is over, the spectra along with the receipt / bill will be sent to the users. While submitting samples for more than one analysis separate samples are to be sent for each.

An Important notice

As per the guidelines of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), in all publications of research work, where in the analytical services of the SAIF have been made use of, the DST and the SAIF, Kottayam 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.
A list of charges for spectral measurements, as stipulated by the Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi, is annexed. A "Three Tier" Charge System is being followed. Please note that:

  • The charges mentioned are for analysis of samples received from users within India only.
  • For overseas users, please contact SAIF by Email directly.
  • Charges are subject to change periodically
Mode of Payment

Please note the current policy on payment of analysis charges: Our current policy requires analysis that payment be received before the samples can be registered and analysis taken up. Please make sure that the payment is received along with the samples. Payments are to be made only by crossed demand draft (DD) and money transfer.
The DD should be drawn in favour of ‘Equipment Maintenance Fund, Sophisticated Analytical Instruments Facility (SAIF), Kottayam’ Payable at State Bank of Travancore, M. G. University Campus Branch, PD Hills, Kottayam or by money transfer to Ac No.
67320317756[IFSC code – SBTR0000669] and must be sent along with samples and Registration form to:

The Head, Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility, School of Environmental Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam-686560, Kerala, India

Please note that in the event the DD amount/payment received is more than the actual analyses charges incurred, it will NOT be possible to refund the excess amount paid. However, the excess amount may be adjusted against future analyses by the same user or another user from the same organization following a written request by Email or hard copy.

any other information in contact : saif@mgu.ac.in

Analysis Charge

*List of charges with effect from 1st - MAY – 2016*
Application Submission