Integrated MS-PhD in Biotechnology at National Institute of Biomedical Genomics

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National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani, West Bengal, has invited applications for admission to the Integrated MS-PhD in Biotechnology with specialization in Biomedical Genomics for the August 2022 session.

The broad areas of research pursued at NIBMG are (i) Biomedical Genomics and the functional implications in the context of Cancer, Infectious disease and Chronic disease (ii) Computational Biology and Statistical Genomics.

Details regarding course structure, curriculum, fellowships, hostel facility, fees, etc. are given at

This is a highly competitive course and selected candidates will be getting fellowships as per norms. Up to 16 students, who meet the desired criteria for selection, may be admitted. There shall be reservation of seats for students from the SC, ST, OBC and PWD categories as per the Govt. of India norms.

Minimum Eligibility: Indian nationals with minimum 55 % aggregate marks (or an equivalent grade point average) in Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics are eligible to apply.

Students from the SC, ST, OBC (non-creamy layer), and PWD categories shall be given a relaxation of 5% marks. Students in the last year of their Bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply, provided they can produce proof of having secured the minimum aggregate marks at the time of admission. Students need to have Biology and Mathematics at 10+2 level.

Applicant should have qualified any of the following entrance exams (i) Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS conducted by NCBS/TIFR): Exam held in December 2021 (ii) Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. JAM-2022 in Biotechnology (BT), Mathematical Statistics (MS), or Chemistry (CY)

Selection: Applicants will be shortlisted for interview based on the cut-off scores of JGEEBILS (December 2021) or JAM 2022 (BT, MS, and CY) fixed by the Institute. Short listed candidate will be called for interview for final selection

Application: Applications can be submitted online at by 5 pm on 17.7.2022. Short-listed candidates will be called for a formal interview for the final selection. List of Short-listed candidates for interview shall be published on NIBMG website by 20.7.2022.

Interview will be between 27.07.22 and 29.07.22.

First Merit list will be published after 01.08.2022

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