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The International Conference on Fiber Optics and Photonics - PHOTONICS, is a premier conference in the emerging areas of Photonic science and technolog. The first two conferences (then named as CEOT and later re-christened as Photonics) were held at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore in 1992 and 1994. Since then the conference is being organized biennially in different parts of the country. Photonics 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2016 were organized by IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, TIFR Mumbai (with IIT Bombay), CUSAT Cochin, Univ. of Hyderabad, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur (jointly with Univ. of Calcutta and CGCRI) and IIT Kanpur, respectively. It has evolved into a leading forum and is presently acknowledged as one of the most important conferences in this area.

Photonics-2018 is the fourteenth in the series of biennial international conference and will be held at IIT Delhi during December 12-15, 2018. It will provide a forum for interaction and exchange of ideas among scientists, engineers, researchers, and users actively engaged in the area of Photonics. Tutorial courses on some of the conference topics would be organized on December 12, 2018. The Inaugural Session of Conference will be held in the evening of December 12 and the Technical Sessions will held be during December 13-15, 2018. A Technical Exhibition would also be organized concurrently with the conference. In addition, a Techno-Commercial session would be organized on one of the evenings during the conference in which manufacturers and service providers in the areas of Photonics could make presentations of their company profile and advertise at a nominal fee for the time and the venue.


VENUE : Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi, India

Online registration is mandatory for making a request for accommodation. Registration fee does not include accommodation.

On-Site accommodation IIT Student Request for Hostel Accommodation

Hostel accommodation will be arranged in boys’/girls’ hostels at IIT Delhi. The charges would be Rs. 500 per day per person which includes all meals and a bed-roll (suitable for winter). It will be shared accommodation. Please keep checking the website for updates in general and for accommodation information. The payment for hostel accommodation must be made in advance through bank transfer to the account: Name: Nalanda Hostel, Acc No.: 10773571924, IFSC Code: SBIN0001077, Bank: State Bank of India, IIT Hauz Khas Branch, New Delhi- 110016. After payment, fill the form below and send it form to


  • Director IIT Delhi
    A.K. Ghatak


  • Anurag Sharma

    Conference Chair

  • Arun Kumar / E.K. Sharma

    Conference Vice-Chairs

  • M.R. Shenoy / B.D. Gupta

    Conference Secretaries

  • G.V. Prakash / Bhaskar Kanseri

    Joint Secretaries

  • R.K. Varshney


  • B.P. Pal / K. Singh

    International Advisory Committee Chairs

  • M.R. Shenoy / P.K. Gupta

    National Steering Committee Chairs

  • B.P. Pal / E.K. Sharma

    Technical Programme Committee Chairs


All participants including invited and contributory paper authors, session chairs, committee members and other delegates are required to register online on the conference website. Online registration will enable to submit abstracts / papers, to make a request for accommodation and pay their registration fees electronically.

In addition to this, participants must also send the duly completed Registration Form specifying his / her personal details, payment details and the requirement of the accommodation at the following address :

PHOTONICS 2018 Secretariat
Dreamz Conference Management Pvt.Ltd
218 Ansal Majestic Tower, Vikas Puri, New Delhi – 110018, India

Phone : +91-11 – 41586401 / 402
TeleFax : +91 -11- 41586401


Categories Before November 25, 2018 After November 25, 2018
Regular US$ 500 / Rs. 33,000 US$ 600 / Rs. 40,000
Concessional * US$ 150 / Rs. 10,000 US$ 180 / Rs. 12,000
Students US$ 75 / Rs. 5,000 US$ 90 / Rs. 6,000
Regular USD 425 / Rs. 28050 USD 510 / Rs. 34,000
Concessional* USD 128 / Rs. 8500 USD 153 / Rs. 10200
Students USD 64 / Rs. 4250 USD 77 / Rs. 5100

( Membership no is mandatory to be filled by OSA / IEEE-LEOS / SPIE / OSI Members)

+ GST + 3.5% Bank Charges by Credit Card / Debit Card = Total amount paid:

Notes : Discounted Registration fees for Members of OSA / IEEE - LEOS / SPIE / OSI MEMBERS

* For participants with gross annual income less than US$52,500 / Rs.35,00,000.

* Additional 18% GST will be application

Bank Transfer Details
  • Account Name: Dreamz Conference Management Pvt Ltd
  • Account No: 629605011336
  • Bank Name: ICICI Bank Ltd
  • Bank Branch: Vikas Puri , New Delhi
  • IFSC Code: ICIC0006296
  • Account Type: Current

Please note that this NEFT transfer option is only for authors that are restricted by organizational policies and all others have to pay through online Registration link.

Registration Fee includes:
  • Registration kit with bag
  • Lunches, Coffee/Tea during conference days
  • Access to technical exhibition
  • Access to all scientific and techno-commercial sessions
  • Participation certificate to all presenters/attendees
  • Abstract would be published in souvenir book
  • A pen drive containing all presentation summaries
  • Free WiFi to all attendees
Cancellation Policy
  • 90% refund on cancellation due to non procurement of VISA-relevant documental proof need to be submitted in original.
  • 75% of the registration fee will be refunded on cancellation upto 15th Nov, 2018
  • 50% of registration fee will be refund on cancellation after 15th Nov, 2018
  • No refund on cancellation after 15th Dec, 2018
  • All refunds will be made after the conference through account payee cheques.

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