Admission open for PhD programme 2017 in National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS), Pune

Pune: National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS), Pune, has invited application from eligible candidates for admissions to PhD programme of August-2017 session in modern biology subject. Students with only post graduate degree and having valid fellowship from CSIR/DBT/ICMR/UGC/DST-Inspire/BINC are eligible to apply. Students with post graduate degree who do not have a fellowship but have qualified JGEEBILS examination conducted by NCBS/TIFR held on 11 December, 2016 are also eligible to apply.

Eligibility Conditions for PhD Programme: I. Should have Masters (Post-Graduate) degree in any branch of Science with interest in pursuing research in Modern Biology and having at least 50% or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) and with a valid fellowship from CSIR/DBT/ICMR/UGC/ DST Inspire/BINC, etc.


II. Students with post graduate degree, who do not have individual fellowship but have qualified JGEEBILS exam conducted by NCBS/TIFR on 11th December, 2016 will be eligible to apply and will be shortlisted by NCCS criteria for MCQ test/interview. Earlier JGEEBILS qualified candidates are not eligible.

III. Students who have a fellowship and expect to be awarded MSc Degree by end of July-2017 are also eligible to apply. Their selection will be provisional and will be cancelled if the final results are not produced by the end of November-2017.

How to apply: NCCS, Pune has informed that eligible candidates should submit their typed application in the prescribed format (download from NCCS web site). The completed hardcopy application form along with the copies of M.Sc. marks statement and Fellowship certificate/admit card should reach to the Dean (Academics), National Centre for Cell Science, S. P. Pune University Campus, Ganeshkhind, Post Box No.–40, Pune – 411 007 on or before 18 May 2017. Application fee is Rs 100/- only (Rupees One hundred only).

Selection Process: Shortlisted candidates fulfilling NCCS criteria will have to appear for interview to be held at NCCS during 27 and 28 June 2017. In case of a large number of eligible and shortlisted JGEEBILS qualified applications, a MCQ based test may be conducted on 27 June 2017 at 10.00 AM in NCCS for further shortlisting of candidates for interviews on 27 and 28 June 2017.

For more details on the eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, interested candidates should refer the PhD Admission page uploaded on the official website of NCCS, Pune: 


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