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Posted on 08 Nov 18
Job DescriptionLast Date 10 Nov 18
Admission to Ph.D Program-2018

The CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative biology (CSIR-IGIB) invites applications from bright young individuals from diverse backgrounds with strong motivation and good academic credentials to pursue research in the frontier areas of modern biology leading to a Ph.D degree.

The broad interdisciplinary research areas are genomics and molecular medicine, genome informatics and structural biology, chemical and systems biology, respiratory disease biology and environmental biotechnology. PhD students in CSIR-IGIB are enrolled in the Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) and the degree will be awarded by AcSIR.

Eligibility: Masters (M.Sc/M.Tech/M.Pharm) with at least 60% (or equivalent in CGPA) in any branch of Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics/Computer Science or allied subjects with special interest in Biology. B.Tech (in Biological sciences or other branches with special interest in Biology)/B.Pharm/B.E./MBBS candidates with at least 60% (or equivalent in CGPA) may also apply. In addition to this, all candidates should also have obtained at least 60% (or equivalent in CGPA) in their XIIth standard board examination.

Both the criteria are relaxed for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy) candidates to a minimum of 55% in the highest qualifying exam and in the XIIth standard board examination. Candidates who are awaiting results for the highest qualifying examinations are allowed to appear, but their admission is subject to clearing all the eligibility criteria at the time of admission.

Fellowship: M.Sc/M.Tech/M.Pharm/B.Tech/B.Pharm/B.E/MBBS candidates should hold CSIR-UGC(JRF)/DBT(JRF)/ICMR-JRF/DST-INSPIRE or equivalent (fellowship certificate should be valid at least till December 31st, 2018, in all cases). Fellowship conditions should allow them to work in CSIR Laboratories and on CSIR projects.

B.Tech/B/Pharm/B.E students who fulfil the conditions for GATE-JRF fellowship  are also eligible. Eligible candidates will have to appear for interviews at CSIR-IGIB

Upper age limit: 28 years

Application Fee: Submit the non-refundable application fee of Rs 1000/- [Rs 500/- for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy) candidates].

Selection Procedure: 1. All candidates fulfilling minimum eligibility criteria will be invited through email for appearing in interviews at CSIR-IGIB, Delhi, to be held on 8-9 December 2018.

The interviews will be aimed at evaluating abilities to comprehend, analyze and reason along with the aptitude of the candidate in biological sciences. Candidates will also be evaluated with special focus on their research proposal that they are to submit at the time of application. The candidates should be ready to make a short 10-minute presentation (no slides, white board only) based on their research interest and research proposal.

2. The names of the successful candidates eligible to join CSIR-IGIB PhD program will be declared on or before 14 th December 2018.

3. The selected candidates are required to join CSIR-IGIB before 15th January 2019.

4. Admission into the CSIR-IGIB PhD Program of AcSIR is subject to the verification of all documents defining eligibility. Non-fulfillment of the eligibility criteria will result in cancellation of the candidature at any stage of admission process.

5. At the time of admission all selected candidates are required to pay a non refundable fee (Rs 10000 for general category and Rs 5000 for SC/ST/non-creamy OBC candidates).
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How to apply
CSIR-IGIB application portal will be active on the CSIR-IGIB website by 10th of October 2018 and will close on the 10th of November 2018.
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Company Description

Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology (IGIB) is a premier Institute of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR),engaged in research of national importance in the areas of genomics, molecular medicine, bioinformatics, proteomics and environmental biotechnology.

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