Ph.D. Program in Biomedical Science at THSTI Faridabad
Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India; NCR Biotech Science Cluster, Faridabad, a recognized R&D institute of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi has invited applications for admission to the THSTI-JNU Ph.D. Program in Biomedical Science for the Academic Year 2021-22 (Monsoon Session).
The thematic areas of ongoing research are Infection & Immunology; Maternal & Child Health; Non-Communicable Disease; Multidisciplinary Clinical & Translational Research & Mathematical modeling of biological systems. The Ph.D. program at THSTI is governed by JNU rules. For further details, visit www.jnu.ac.in.
Eligibility: Applicant must fulfill one of the following criteria among Group A/B:
Group A: (a) Applicant should have a Master's degree in any branch of Biomedical/ Life Sciences (including Veterinary Science, Public Health, Pharmaceutical Sciences), Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Computer Science or Mathematics or a B Tech in Biotechnology with at least 55% marks or its equivalent (grade B in the UGC 7-point scale). (b) Must have qualified JRF examination of CSIR, UGC, ICMR, DBT (category I only), NBHM, or AYUSH-NET which provides fellowship for their Ph.D. program. Those having AYUSH-NET fellowship will conduct research work in the fields related to AYUSH only.
Group B: (THSTI fellowship equivalent to the CSIR-UGC Fellowship amount) (a) Applicant should hold MBBS/ BDS/ BAMS/ BHMS/ MD/ MDS/ MPH or its equivalent with at least 55% marks/equivalent or (b) BE/B.Tech. (Computer Science/ Biotechnology/ Biomedical Engineering/ Mechanical/ Electronics/ Electrical Engineering)/ B. Pharma or Post-Graduate degree in Life Sciences (all disciplines), Pharmacy, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Bioinformatics with at least 55% marks/equivalent along with NET-LS/DBT-II category or a valid GPAT/GATE qualification or (c) Should have SRF fellowship from ICMR, CSIR.
Relaxation in marks/ grade is admissible for a Master's Degree for those belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled or any other category as per rules. Those appearing in the final qualifying examination may also apply subject to fulfilling the academic/ fellowship criteria at the time of joining the Ph.D. program.
Application: Applications can be submitted online by 27th June 2021 at https://thsti.res.in/phd_programme.php. The detailed Notification is available at this link.
Selection: Names of shortlisted candidates for Group A and Group B will be announced on the website. For Group A, those shortlisted will be called directly for the interview. For Group B, shortlisted applicants have to appear for a written examination and qualify to be called for the interview. The dates for the written exam and interview will be announced later.
The final selection will be made based on the applicant's performance in the interview. For details, visit https://thsti.res.in/phd_programme.php.