How to become an user (IISc)

  1. Go through the safety, protocol and contamination training presentations and videos at the NNFC website

  2. Take the cleanroom safety test conducted every Friday between 3.00 and 3.30pm at GF-01, CeNSE building

  3. Results will be available on the notice board infornt of the cleanroom on Monday.

  4. Passing the test is mandatory to enter into the cleanroom

  5. The cleanroom orientation programme is conducted at 2.00pm on Tuesday.(mandatory). 

  6.  Apply for the biometric access to the cleanroom after downloading  the NNFC User Agreement form, getting it signed by your Guide then submitting it to NNFC office.

  7. The Biometric acess will be given on Tuesday's and Wednesdays between 4:30 to 5:30pm(ONLY after orientation). 

  8. Register in FOM for the approval of tools desired by you

  9. To become an independent user apply for the training ,get trained and use the tool

  10. Dependent users can reserve the slots and use the tool during office hours with facility technologist help.

  11. Apply for the approval for specific equipment use.

  12. Reserve the slots and use the equipment’s.


Dependent User

  • One is allowed to be a dependent user, only if the tool use is limited to max. 2 times.

  • He/She is authorized to book slots during office hours only.

  • Process will be done by the relevant Facility Technologist(FT).

  • No express log on is allowed for dependent users.

  • Sensitive equipments,e.g furnace entertains only dependent users.

  • All INUP / external IISc users are dependent users.


Independent User

  • One should apply for Independent User access, if usage of a tool is not limited to 2 times.

  • Independent (Any time access) is provided after training and practice slots.

  • Training will not include “how to repair”.

  • Slot transfer is not allowed unless approved by FT.

  • 'Anytime access’ is tool centric.

  • Independent access to the tool can be revoked if any unauthorized activity is observed on the tool.