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PhD Admission open for 10 seats in BioTechnology at Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad

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New Delhi: The Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad, an autonomous institute under the Dept. of Biotechnology, Government of India (GoI), has invited online applications from eligible candidates for PhD Programme 2017. The PhD is offered in Biotechnology and there are 10 seats available for this academic year.

The PhD studentships are offered in the following areas:  virus and host interactions, and molecular virology; Inflammations and immune responses in human diseases; Structural biology of transcription regulation; and Structural microbiology.

Eligibility Criteria: 


(i) MSc/MTech in any branch of Life Sciences/ MPharm/ MVSc/ MBBS or an equivalent degree.

(ii)Qualifying Marks: 60% aggregate score or equivalent grade in the qualifying degree examination (5% relaxation for SC/ST/OBC allowed as per the GoI norms).

(iii) No of seats: 10

(iv)Reservations of seats: As per the GoI guidelines.

(v)In addition to the above, candidates should have qualified any of the following examinations and hold a valid fellowship offer at the time of interview:

  • Joint CSIR-UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship (CSIR/UGC JRF)
  • Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (DST – INSPIRE)
  • DBT Junior Research Fellowship (DBT-JRF)
  • ICMR Junior Research Fellowship (ICMR-JRF)

The short-listed candidates will be called for an interview on 19-20 June, 2017.

Candidates who have appeared, or will be appearing, in the qualifying degree examination (final year/final semester) and whose result is still awaited, may also apply. However, the admission is pursuant to satisfactory fulfillment of the aforementioned criteria/ requirements at the time of joining.

The students admitted to the program will have to avail the fellowship offered to them from the different granting agencies as per their rules.

How to apply: Interested candidates can submit their application by filling the online application form available at website: www.rcb.res.in. The last date for submission of application is 27 May 2017. Application fee is Rs.500/-. The candidates belonging to SC, ST and Persons with Disabilities categories are exempted from payment of the application fee.

For exact eligibility details, how to apply and other details, the interested candidates should refer the PhD Programme 2017 advertisement uploaded on the official website of Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad:



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