PhD admission programs at NIAB: Apply by August 16
National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Survey No. 37, Extended Q City Road, Opp. Journalist Colony, Near, Gowlidoddi, Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana-500032, an Autonomous Institute of Dept. of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India; has invited applications for admission to its PhD program from highly motivated students for the upcoming 2020 session.
NIAB is engaged in basic and translational research on animal health and productivity and human-animal interface with a motto to improve animal health for human welfare. The institute provides opportunities for pursuing research using advanced technologies in frontier areas of science such as development of next-generation vaccines, immunology, genetics, genomics, gene and protein engineering, host-pathogen interactions, patho-genomics, disease diagnostics, nanotechnology; bioinformatics, drug delivery platforms; nutrition, reproductive biotechnology; stem cells, gene editing & transgenic technology for humanized mouse models and farm animals, zoonosis and One Health.
Eligibility: Applicant must have a Master’s degree such as M. Sc., M. Tech., M. V. Sc. or M. Pharm or MBBS or B. Tech. degree in any branch of Life Science. Applicant must mandatorily have secured CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE NET JRF/UGC-RGNF or any other national research fellowship for 5 years. Those with only GATE, MPAT or other certification exams are not eligible. The terms and conditions, fellowship amount, etc. will be governed by the awarding agency and further subject to the rules and conventions of the Institute.
Application: Applications can be submitted online in the prescribed form, at http://www.niab.org.in/ by 16 August 2020. Soft copies of certificates in support of date of birth, educational qualifications, reservation category (if applicable), and fellowship examination qualified must also be uploaded.
Selection: Admission will be based on an interview of shortlisted eligible candidates via video conference, scheduled to be held on 21st and 22nd of August 2020. The candidates will be interviewed once for primary screening followed by second interview of screened candidates on day two. Before the interview, the applicants are encouraged to view the profile and the research interests of the faculties who currently have vacancies in their labs and are also advised to make a priority listing of all faculties they are desirous to work with in order of preference. Please list all faculties in sequence. Selected candidates are expected to join NIAB no later than 1st September, 2020.
Students will be given choice to give a preference list for joining the lab and area in which they are interested to work at NIAB after interview.
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