CUSAT, Cochin - 682 022, Kerala, India.

  1. Log on to the page Chemical testing (SAIF) Click Here. New users please register and get your user id and password.

  2. Click on sample submission form.

  3. Choose the instrument/analysis technique from the drop down menu.

  4. Fill up the form below with sample code, sample description ( sample matrix , solvent etc), and Specific requirements.

  5. Click on submit.

  6. Follow the same procedure if you need multiple analysis.

  7. Get printouts of each form obtain signature from supervisor /HoD/Principal of the institute.

  8. Send the samples along with these forms and payment details to the address given below.

  9. Samples should be submitted separately for each analysis technique ( thin films coated over glass substrate s are exempted from this rule).

  10. Samples will not be returned after analysis. if you need samples back please collect it directly with in a week of date of dispatch of results.

  11. Submit samples in air tight vials, Without damage during transit.

  12. Re submission of samples will be accepted along with FORM 7 only available at forms and downloads .

Payment details

  1. Payment Details
  2. The analysis charge is given at Click here . The charges are inclusive of taxes. To arrive at total analysis cost multiply the analysis charge in the table by number of samples for that particular analysis. add Rs 100/- towards email/postal charge to the total analysis charge. payments for all analysis at a time can be done together.

  3. Address for submitting the sample: The Director, STIC, Cochin University P.O,Kochi 682022, Kerala, India,

  4. Samples can be submitted by India Post/Speed Post/courier

Sample Quantity Required and Other Details

Thermo Gravimetric Analysis-DTA Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)
Quantity required 20mg Quantity required 20mg
Powder/liquid Powder/liquid
Explosives (Nitrate containing samples) and Oil samples will not be accepted Explosives (Nitrate containing samples) and Oil samples will not be accepted
CHNS Analysis ICP-MS
Quantity: 20 mg or 15 ml Quantity: 200 mg of solid sample or 50 ml digested solution.
Powder/liquid Mention if halogen is present Details of sample matrix is mandatory. Standards of 50 elements are available. Mention all required elements.

FTIR spectrometer analysis

UV vis NIR Spectrophotometer

Quantity required 10 mg

100 mg if solid (DRS method) 20 ml if liquid


powder / liquid /thin films

Thin films / bulk material / gass

NMR Analysis


10 mg / 6ml Pure sample solid/liquid

100 micro liter/0.1mg (liquid/solid)

Check the solubility in following Solvents available Chloroform, DMSO, Acetone, Methanol, Water

Specify the mass range and MATRIX

For higher option and please contact laboratory

Submit matrix which are not available with us. please contact laboratory

Powder XRD

Single crystal XRD

75mg solid samples, dimension 1.5 cm x 1.5 cm x 0.5cm ( polymer /metal)

4-5 crystals, Good quality crystal 2mm at least. Preserve in mother liquid or in liquid paraffin

Powder, thin films solid samples polymers etc

Submit following details along with crystal: possible atoms present, details of all solvents used. Expected structure If known





Powder/Solid samples

Metal or other solid specimen


1 cm x 1cm x 0.5 cm (lbh)

Powder /liquid dispersion, hard polymers.

Magnetic samples will not be accepted

Para magnetic samples may be accepted.