New Delhi: National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), an Autonomous Research Institution, funded by Department of Biotechnology, GoI, has invited applications for PhD programmes 2017-18 to conducts basic and applied research in the frontier areas of plant biology. The PhD candidates will conduct advanced research in the frontier areas of Plant Biology such as, Computational Biology, Genome Analysis and Molecular Mapping, Molecular Mechanism of Abiotic Stress Responses, Nutritional Genomics, Plant Development and Architecture, Plant Immunity, Transgenics for Crop improvement, Molecular Breeding and other emerging areas based on plant genomics.
The selected candidates will be enrolled for PhD program in academic affiliation with the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. The online submission of application will commence form 18 April 2017. The closing date for submission of online application is 22 May 2017. The last date for submission of hard copy along with demand draft and other documents is 25 May 2017.
Eligibility Conditions: Candidates should have completed or will be completing MSc or equivalent degree (by August 31, 2017) in Life Sciences and/or in related disciplines with minimum 55% marks, and have cleared the CSIR-UGC NET exam/DBT-JRF (selected through BET/BINC)/ICMR NET exam for JRF (with a Junior Research Fellowship valid at-least upto 31 December 2017).
The selection will be made on the basis of interview only.
Reservations are as per statutory norms. The application fee is Rs 300/-
For exact eligibility details, how to apply and other details, the interested candidates should visit the PhD Admission 2017-18 page uploaded on the official website of NIPGR:
This Institute has already placed India among the major contributors to plant genomics. NIPGR is poised to contribute towards frontier areas of Plant Biology such as, Computational Biology, Genome Analysis and Molecular Mapping, Molecular Mechanism of Abiotic Stress Responses, Nutritional Genomics, Plant Development and Architecture, Plant Immunity, Molecular Breeding, Transgenics for crop improvement and other emerging areas based on plant genomics.