Bhubaneswar: Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar, has invited applications from eligible candidates for PhD programme 2017 in various research areas of advanced biotechnology. PhD programme is offered in the following biology and biotechnology research areas: Cancer Biology and Bioinformatics; Infectious Disease Biology; Plant/ Agricultural and Environmental Biotechnology; and Human Genetics.
For PhD program in Infectious Disease Biology, Cancer Biology and Bioinformatics, and Infectious Disease Biology, the closing date for submission of application with required documents is 12 May 2017. The closing date for submission of application with required documents is 19 May 2017 for PhD proggrame in Human Genetics. The application fee is Rs 500 /- while SC/ST candidates are exempted from application fee payment. ILS, Bhubaneswar is an autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.
Essential Qualification: Candidates should have passed their M.Sc./M.Tech/M.Pharm/M.V.Sc. or equivalent qualification in life sciences and allied subjects (Genetics/Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ Chemistry/ Microbiology etc) with minimum of 60% marks (or equivalent grade point). Candidates awaiting final results may also apply, however, if shortlisted, they have to produce their final mark sheet on the date of the interview, failing which they will not be interviewed. Candidates who have qualified in CSIR/UGC-JRF or CSIR/UGC-lectureship or UGC-RGNF or ICMR-JRF or DBT-JRF or DSTINSPIRE or GATE or GPAT or ICAR-NET will be given preference. If the original certificate is not available, the candidate has to provide a photocopy of the original admit card and the particular result page highlighting their roll number.
The upper age limit of the candidate should be below 28 years. Upper Age relaxation will be given for five years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/women/PH and three years in case of OBC (as approved by Govt. of India) candidates.
Fellowships: The fellowship and other emoluments will be offered as per DST/CSIR guidelines.
The institute informed that to and fro bus/rail fare by the shortest route limited to second sleeper class will be paid to all the candidates appearing for the interview.
For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the interested candidates should refer the PhD admission programme, uploaded on the official website of ILS, Bhubaneswar.