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Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnolog, Thiruvananthapuram Opens PhD Admission Jan 2022

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Thiruvananthapuram, 15 November 2021: Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnolog, Thiruvananthapuram, an autonomous institute under the Department of Biotechnology of the Govt. of India, has announced PhD Admission January 2022 in various domains of Disease Biology and Plant Science.

Key Dates:

15 November 2021 [Monday]     Date of advertisement in news papers

10th December 2021 [Friday]      Last date of application

17th December 2021 [Friday]      Date of publication of the list of shortlisted candidates

23rd, 24th December 2021 [Thursday & Friday]  Date of online interview

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates with a post-graduate degree in Life/ Agricultural/ Environmental/ Veterinary/ Pharmaceutical/ Medical Sciences or allied subjects (Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ Biophysics/ Chemistry/ Microbiology, etc.) with a minimum of 55 % marks or equivalent grade point are eligible to apply.

A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade point, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/Differently abled candidates.

Only candidates who have completed their qualifying degree in all respects will be considered.

Applicants must have a valid JRF Fellowship (UGC/CSIR/ICMR/DBT/DST-INSPIRE/ or any other nationally-competitive fellowship offered by the Government having a valid fellowship for a period of 5 years

Upper age limit is 28 years as on December, 2021. Age limit will be relaxed for SC/ST/Physically challenged candidates as per Government of India regulations.

RGCB is currently affiliated to the University of Kerala, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Regional Centre for Biotechnology and Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS). Registration of the selected candidates will be as per the guidelines issued by these Universities for the award of PhD degrees.

Selection Procedure:

Candidates will be shortlisted based on the academic performance and performance in the national level tests.

PhD interviews may be held online.

Guidelines for interview will be provided to candidates shortlisted for the interview.

The list of selected candidates will be displayed on RGCB website.

For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the interested candidates should refer the PhD Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB).


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