Applications are invited from candidates for admission to the PhD Programme (2013-2014) of ICGEB

The ICGEB is an international, nonprofit research organization. Established as a special project of UNIDO, it became fully autonomous in 1994 and now counts over 60 Member States.
The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology provides a scientific and educational environment of the highest standard and conducts innovative research in life sciences for the benefit of developing countries. It strengthens the research capability of its Members through training and funding programmes and advisory services and represents a comprehensive approach to promoting biotechnology internationally.

Applications are invited from candidates for admission to the PhD Programme (2013-2014) of ICGEB in two streams:
Plant Biology and Human Health.

Minimum qualification:
 MSc in any branch of Science (e.g. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, etc) or MTech. or MBBS. or MVSc. or MPharm. or equivalent qualification recognized by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, is required. Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination this year may also apply; they will be admitted provisionally pending satisfactory fulfillment of the above requirements at the time of joining.
 The applicant should have cleared any one of following: CSIR-UGC, ICMR, DBT, DST-INSPIRE or any other equivalent JRF examination and fellowships must be valid for at least four years.  GATE is not accepted

Application procedure:
Applications MUST be filled online
Before starting online application prepare demand draft of Rs 300/- in favor of ICGEB, New Delhi, payable at New Delhi as you are required to fill the demand draft details online.
 Print the online receipt and the admit card, generated after the successful online submission. Paste duly signed recent passport size photographs (4.5 cms x 3cms) on the online receipt and admit card.
Students will not be allowed to change stream.
Send the signed, hard copy of the online receipt and admit card, along with:

  1. a crossed Demand Draft of Rs 300/- (non-refundable), in favor of "ICGEB, New Delhi", payable at New Delhi.
  2. ONE self addressed envelopes (10 cms x 22 cms) affixed with Rs 5/- postage stamp.
    The Envelope should be clearly marked with Application for Ph.D. Programme ? 2013-2014), and
  3. documentary evidence for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer), if applicable

to: The Chief of Administration, ICGEB, P.O. box 10504, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi ? 110067 before 30th April, 2013. 

(F)   Shyama Prasad Mukherjee (SPM) fellows are exempted from the written exam but should nonetheless apply along with other candidates in the above-mentioned manner.

Short-listed candidates will be called for a written exam on 27th May 2013 followed by an interview on 28th -29th May, 2013.


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