NIAB is an autonomous and premier institute of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. The Institute aims to develop and harness novel and emerging biotechnological tools and applications, and take up research in cutting-edge areas for improving animal health and productivity as well as contribute to human health and welfare.
NIAB invites applications for admission to its PhD program from highly motivated students for the 2021 session. NIAB is an autonomous institution of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, leading in basic and translational research on animal health and productivity and human-animal interface with a motto to improve animal health for human welfare. The institute has a 100–acre campus at Gachibowli, Hyderabad.
Eligibility Criteria : Individuals desirous of seeking admission to PhD program at NIAB must have a Masters degree (M. Sc., M. Tech., M. V. Sc. or M. Pharm.) or MBBS or B.Tech. degree in any branch of Life Science. Candidates must mandatorily have secured CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE NET JRF/UGC-RGNF or any other national research fellowship for 5 years. Those with only GATE, MPAT or other certification exams are not eligible. The terms and conditions, fellowship amount, etc. will be governed by the awarding agency and further subject to the rules and conventions of the Institute.
Application Procedure : Interested candidates who meet the above criteria may apply online in the prescribed form, through the link available at our online portal (Link for online form). Soft copies of certificates in support of date of birth, educational qualifications, reservation category (if applicable), and fellowship examination qualified must also be uploaded. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any queries. The application portal will open on 04.10.2021 and will be closed on 30.10.2021.
Selection Criteria : Admission to PhD Program will be based on an interview of shortlisted candidates via video conference, scheduled to be held on 8th and 9th of Nov 2021. The candidates should be available for more than one round of interviews, spread over two days if needed. Before the interview, the applicants are encouraged to view the profile and the research interests of the faculties who currently have vacancies in their lab (Link for faculty half page write up). Selected candidates are expected to join NIAB no later than 1st Dec, 2021. Students will be given choice to give a preference list for joining the lab and area in which they are interested to work at NIAB after interview. NIAB reserves the right to accept / reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons whatsoever.
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