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NCCS invites applications for the post-graduate dissertation program 2024


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NCCS invites applications for the post-graduate dissertation program 2024

The National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS) is an autonomous institution of Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, for a mandate of basic research, teaching & training, and as a national repository for cell lines/hybridomas etc. The Centre is located in the midst of academically enriched environment of Savitribai Phule Pune University Campus, Pune.

NCCS invites applications from eligible candidates for the post-graduate dissertation program, commencing in January 2024. Eligible applicants, who are bonafide PG students with a consistently strong academic record and a commitment to pursuing studies in modern biology such as Cell & Molecular Biology, Structural Biology, Bioinformatics, Systems Biology, Neuroscience, Immunology, Infection Biology, Cancer Biology and Microbial Ecology are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility : 
1. Students who are currently pursuing their first year of M. Sc., M. Pharm, M. Tech programs, OR students in their fourth year of B. Tech, B. Pharm, B. Sc. or integrated M. Sc. 
2. Applicants with qualifications such as MBBS, MD, B. V. Sc, or M. V. Sc. who have a keen interest in translational clinical research.

Applicants who have already completed or expected to complete their post-graduation before the training session ends are ineligible to apply. However, this does not apply to MBBS, MD, B. V. Sc, or M. V. Sc degree holders. Please note that meeting the essential eligibility criteria does not guarantee shortlisting or subsequent selection for the PG dissertation at NCCS.

• To submit your online application form, visit the 'Project Positions' section under the 'Careers' menu on the NCCS website. You need to have a Gmail account to fill in the online form.
• Please upload the following documents as a single PDF file. This two-page PDF should not exceed 1 MB in size.
- The cumulative mark sheet of your Bachelor's degree OR, for four-year programs, the cumulative mark sheet for the third year.
- A certificate from the Head of the Department/ Principal of your College/ University, or Institute using the provided format in 'Annexure A' (Page 3). Please print out 'Annexure A' on official letterhead- without making any changes in the format, fill it out, add a photograph, have it duly signed, stamped, and scanned before you upload it.
- Applications missing either of these attachments will not be considered for selection. It's important to note that this requirement doesn't apply to candidates with MBBS, MD, M. V. Sc., or B. V. Sc. qualifications.
- Please bring the original HOD certificate and the B. Sc. marksheet at the time of joining.
• NCCS does not offer any stipend and does not impose any fees for the PG dissertation program.
• The PG dissertation program is a full-time commitment. On-campus hostel accommodation may be provided to a limited number of students on a chargeable, first- come, first-served basis.
• NCCS does not accept applications for part-time dissertations from any students as the PG dissertation program is a full-time training program. Selected students are required to complete a minimum of 5 or 10 months of dissertation, and completion certificates will be issued only upon fulfillment of this requirement.
• Enrolled students are expected to rigorously adhere to all rules and regulations established by the NCCS throughout the duration of their dissertation. Regular attendance at given work place, scheduled lab activities, and any other academic events, is typically required.
• If you experience any technical difficulties during the online application process, please email us at All subsequent updates and information related to this process will be exclusively posted on periodically.

Commencement of Online Application Submission : October 26, 2023
Deadline for Online Application Submission : November 15, 2023
Announcement of Selected Candidates : November 30, 2023
Commencement of Dissertation : January 01 to March 31, 2024

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