Institute of Life Sciences(ILS), an Autonomous Institute under the Dept. of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India; Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar 751023, engaged in advanced research has invited applications from Indian nationals for Ph.D. programs in research areas of (i) Cancer Biology (ii) Infectious Disease Biology (iii) Plant Biotechnology & Human Genetics.
The name of the faculties who are interested in taking students through regular Ph.D. program of ILS or through their extra mural projects are listed in the notification at https://www.ils.res.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/PhD-Advertisement01-2019.pdf. Detailed information regarding the research activities of the respective faculties can be seen in the website.
Eligibility: Applicant should have passed their M.Sc./ M.Tech./ M.Pharm./ M.V.Sc. or equivalent qualification in Life sciences or allied subjects (Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ Biophysics/ Chemistry/ Microbiology, etc.) with minimum of 60% marks (or equivalent grade point). Those awaiting final results may also apply on condition that they have to produce their final mark sheet on the date of the interview, if shortlisted, failing which they will not be interviewed.
Applicant should have also qualified in CSIR/UGC-JRF or DBT-JRF or DBT-BINC-JRF or UGC-RGNF or ICMR-JRF or DST-INSPIRE or GATE or GPAT. If the original certificate is not available, the candidate has to provide a photocopy of the original admit card and the particular result page highlighting their roll number, along with the application.
Applicant should be below 28 years in age, as on 10th May, 2019. An age relaxation of five years will be given in case of SC/ST/women/PH applicants and three years in the case of OBC applicants.
The fellowship and other emoluments will be as per the guidelines of the funding agencies - SERB/DST/DBT/CSIR/ICMR and as revised from time to time. To and fro bus/rail fare by the shortest route limited to second class sleeper will be paid to all the candidates appearing for the interview.
Application: Application form can be downloaded from https://www.ils.res.in/advertisements-notice/
Application Fees: Application fee for those except those of SC/ST categories are required to pay an application fee of Rs.500/- by way of a D.D. for Rs.500/- in favour of ‘Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar’, payable at Bhubaneswar along with the duly filled-in application form for each research area.
Duly filled-up application along with self-attested copies of all relevant certificates and demand draft for application fee should reach ‘Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar-751023’, latest by 17.5.2019 in an envelope super-scribed with ‘Application for Ph.D. Program in Cancer Biology/Infectious Disease Biology/Plant Biotechnology & Human Genetics’, as applicable mentioning only one research area for which they are applying. Those interested to apply for more than one research area should send separate applications for each research area, with separate fees.
The list of candidates selected for the interview will be published at www.ils.res.in by 24.5.2019.
Interview is tentatively fixed for the 1st/2nd week of June, 2019. The final date of interview will be confirmed when the list of short-listed candidates is displayed in ILS website.
For detail, visit www.ils.res.in