Ph.D admission at CSIR-IMTECH: Apply by October 24
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research -Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR-IMTECH); Sector 39-A, Chandigarh -160 036, has notified the admissions to the Ph.D. Programme, January 2020 session.
Applicants should be exceptionally motivated students desirous of pursuing doctoral research at IMTECH under the aegis of Ph.D. degree program being jointly run by IMTECH and Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR), New Delhi.
Applicant should have a Masters Degree (M.Sc/M.Tech/M.Pharrn) with a minimum aggregate of 55% marks or equivalent CGPA in any branch of Life Sciences / Biotechnology/ Physics / Chemistry / Computer Sciences or allied subject with special interest in Biology. Those with B.Tech (in Information Technology/Computer Sciences/Biological Sciences or other branches with special interest in Biology) / B.Pharm / B.E/ MBBS with at least 55% (or equivalent in CGPA) may also apply. SC/ST/Differently-abled applicants need a minimum aggregate of 50% marks only.
The following categories can also apply (i) B.Tech/B.Pharm/BE students who fulfil the condition for GATE-JRF fellowship (http://csirhrdg.res.in/jrfgate.pdf) are also eligible (ii) Those having any of the valid fellowship from CSIR-UGC NET (NET-LS not eligible)/DBT-JRF examination (A Category only)/DST INSPIRE Fellowship/ICMR-JRF examination (those selected for working only in ICMR Projects are not eligible).
Admission of candidates having DST INSPIRE fellowship shall stand cancelled in case candidate fails to obtain fellowship from DST. CSIR-IMTECH will not provide any financial support to such candidates.
Those who are waiting for M.Sc. results may also appear for interview but their joining is subject to clearing all the eligibility criteria.
Age: Applicant should be at least 19 years old and should not be over 28 years. Upper age relaxation is applicable as per Govt. of India rules.
Application: Application should be submitted online at http://acsir.res.in, latest by 24th October, 2019.
Short listed candidates will be called for interview. The interview will be aimed at assessing the candidate's knowledge, critical analysis, logical reasoning and aptitude for scientific research. The result of the selected candidates will be declared on the AcSIR website.
Those coming for interview must be prepared to stay in Chandigarh for two days, which is the approximate time required to finalize the admission of successful candidates. No TA/DA or any other expenses will be paid for appearing in the interview.
IMTECH is a multidisciplinary institute with excellent research facilities and faculty with interests in many different areas of modem biology and biotechnology. Details on different areas and faculty activities are available at http://www.imtech.res.in.
Details are available at http://www.imtech.res.in/phd