Ph.DNational Institute of Immunology (NII), Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110067, an autonomous institution under the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, has invited applications for admission to the Ph.D. Programme for the Academic Session 2018-19.

NII is engaged in advanced research in (i) Infection and immunity (ii) Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology (iii) Chemical, Structural and Computational Biology and (iv) Reproduction and Development.

Eligibility: Applicant should hold M.Sc in any branch of Science, M Tech, MBBS, M.V.Sc, M.Pharm or equivalent qualification as per the norms of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

Applicant should have scored a minimum of 60% aggregate marks or equivalent grade in Senior Secondary Certificate (10+2) and in both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree.

Relaxation in aggregate scores will be applicable to reserved categories.

Applications will also be accepted from those who have completed or are likely to complete the required courses in the current academic year.

Selection: Those applying for Ph.D. (2018-19) at the National Institute of Immunology (NII) will select candidates through one of the following channels.

  • Entrance Examination to be conducted by NII at New Delhi, Kolkata, Pune, Hyderabad and Guwahati on 18th February, 2018 (Sunday)
  • Joint Graduate Entrance Examination in Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS) to be conducted at 28 centers all over India on 10th December (Sunday), 2017. The details of application process for JGEEBILS (GS-2018) are available at

An applicant must qualify in at least one of these examinations.

Those applying through JGEEBILS (GS-18) will also have to submit a separate application to NII, New Delhi, indicating their JGEEBILS hall ticket number.

Applicants will be shortlisted for interview, based on their scores in the NII Entrance Examination or in JGEEBILS (GS-18).

Selected candidates will be enrolled for PhD Programme, affiliated with the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Women, satisfying the eligibility conditions are encouraged to apply.

Last date for submission of applications is 10th January, 2018.

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