Hyderabad: The Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad is a premier research organization in frontier areas of modern biology, has invited applications from candidates to pursue research in modern biology leading to a PhD Degree. PhD programmes are offered by CCMB in the broad areas of Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Developmental Biology, Plant Molecular Biology, Conservation Biology, Ecology, Protein Structure and Function, Biology of Macromolecules, Biology of Infection, Epigenetics, Chromatin Biology and Bioinformatics.
The eligible candidates will have to submit their applications online by 17 April 2017. The Online applications will be screened and the eligible candidates will be called for a computer based written test at one of their preferred centers among the 19 test centers across the country on 04 May 2017. Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad informed that candidates qualifying in the written test will be called to appear for interview at the on 29 May 2017 (preliminary) and 30 May2017 (final).
Candidates with a Master’s degree in any branch of science and a valid National level fellowship (JRF/SRF of CSIR, UGC, DBT, ICMR, etc.), DST-INSPIRE or any other equivalent fellowship for pursuing PhD.
Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Pharmacy or Medicine and a valid fellowship for pursuing a PhD degree are also eligible to apply.
Candidates with a BE/BTech degree in Biotechnology or in any engineering discipline must have a GATE score of at least 85.0 percentile.
BPharm degree candidates must have a GPAT score of at least 85.0 percentile.
A valid fellowship is an ABSOLUTE requirement for pursuing PhD at CCMB.
Candidates with lecturer-ship only in CSIR-UGC (NET) examination need not apply.
MSc/MTech/MPharm candidates qualified in GATE/GPAT are not eligible to apply.
Upper age limit is 28 years as on 17 April 2017, which is relaxable by 5 years as per the Govt. of India rule for SC/ST/OBC/Women/Physically Handicapped candidates.
For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, candidates should refer the PhD admission page uploaded on the official website of CCMB), Hyderabad:
The Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad aims at conducting high quality basic research and training in frontier areas of modern biology, and promote centralized national facilities for new and modern techniques in the inter-disciplinary areas of biology.