Biotechnology PhD at Regional Centre for Biotechnology: Apply by June 15

Eligible candidates will be called for a written test and/or interview during 2-3rd July, 2020.

Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad, Haryana, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt of India and under the auspices of UNESCO, has invited applications for admission to the PhD Programme in Biotechnology.

Eligibility: Applicant should hold MSc/MTech in any branch of Life Sciences/Chemistry/Physics/ MPharma/ MVSc/ MBBS or an equivalent degree with 60% aggregate score or equivalent grade in the qualifying degree examination (5% relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/PwD allowed as per the GoI norms).

Applicant should have qualified in any of the following examinations and hold a valid fellowship at the time of interview: Joint CSIR-UGC test for Junior Research Fellowship (CSIR/UGC JRF); Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (DST-INSPIRE); DBT Junior Research Fellowship (DBT-JRF); ICMR Junior Research Fellowship (ICMR-JRF); Any other nationally-competitive fellowship offered by the Government having a valid fellowship for a period of 5 years.

Selection: Eligible candidates will be called for a written test and/or interview during 2-3rd July, 2020. There are 25 seats. Reservation of seats will be as per the GoI guidelines.

Those admitted to the programme will have to avail the national level fellowship which they have qualified as mandatory requirement for admission to the programme. RCB will have no financial liability for the same.

Details of Fees to be paid is given in the Notification that can be downloaded from

Application can be submitted online at the link provided in the Notification latest by 15th June, 2020.

Application fee is Rs.500/-. SC/ST /PwD/EWS candidates are exempted from payment of application fee.

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