Ph.D. (Integrated) in Biotechnology at Regional Centre for Biotechnology
Applications have been invited for admission to the Ph.D (Integrated) Program (M.Sc-PhD) in Biotechnology at Regional Centre for Biotechnology, NCR Biotech Science Cluster, 3rd Milestone, Faridabad-Gurugram Expressway, Faridabad, Haryana (NCR Delhi) - 121 001.
The overall course curriculum provides an interdisciplinary perspective of modern biotechnology with significant emphasis on laboratory training. On completion of the coursework, the student is required to work on his/her Master's dissertation followed by a Ph.D. thesis. The duration of the PhD (Integrated) Programme in Biotechnology is a minimum of 5 years and a maximum of 7 years. Up to 20 students, who meet the desired criteria for selection, may be admitted. There shall be a reservation of seats as per the orders of the Government of India in this regard.
Eligibility: Applicant should have a Bachelor's degree in any branch of Science, Engineering or Medicine with 60% aggregate marks (55% for SC/ST/OBC/PwD applicants)/equivalent grade point average. Those in the final year of their qualifying degree programme are also eligible to apply provided that they produce proof of having secured the required marks in their undergraduate degree programme at the time of admission.
Applicant should appear for the Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B).
Those shortlisted based on their performance in the GAT-B will be invited for an interview to assess the student for his/her aptitude and interest in a career in scientific research and development. Subsequent selection will be based on the performance in the interview.
Fellowships: Those admitted to the programme will receive the RCB Ramachandran-DBT fellowship of Rs. 16000/- per month for the first 2 years of the programme, after which the student is required to qualify for the junior/senior research fellowships offered by CSIR, ICMR, DBT, or other funding agencies.
On-campus shared boarding and lodging facilities are available for admitted students on payment of prescribed fees.
Application: Application can be submitted online at the admission link (Notifications) at https://www.rcb.res.in/. Application fee of Rs. 500 may be paid online. SC, ST, PwD, EWS, and foreign candidates are exempted from payment of the application fee.
The last date of registration is 07.08.2021. For details, visit https://www.rcb.res.in/.