National Institute of Plant Genome Research, an Autonomous Research Institution, funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box No. 10531, New Delhi - 110 067, conducting basic and applied research in the frontier areas of plant biology, has invited applications for admission to its Ph.D Program.
The institute is engaged in conducting advanced research in the frontier areas of Plant Biology such as, Computational Biology, Developmental Biology, Genome Analysis and Molecular Mapping, Molecular Mechanism of Abiotic Stress Responses, Plant-Microbe/Insect Interactions and Plant Immunity, Nutritional Genomics, Genetic Engineering, Genome Editing and Molecular Breeding for Crop Improvement and other emerging areas in the field.
Eligibility: Applicant should have completed or should be completing M.Sc. or equivalent degree by August 31, 2022, in Life Sciences and/or in related disciplines with minimum 55% marks [50% for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/Differently-abled and for those who had obtained their Master's degree prior to 19th September, 1991].
Applicant should have cleared the CSIR-UGC NET exam/DBT-JRF (selected through BET/BINC)/ICMR NET exam for JRF (with a Junior Research Fellowship activation valid at least up to August 31, 2022), with DST INSPIRE Fellowship for pursuing full-time Ph.D. program.
Reservations are as per statutory norms. The selection will be made on the basis of interview/Viva-Voce.
Selected candidates will be enrolled for Ph.D. program in academic affiliation with Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. NIPGR will provide hostel accommodation to selected candidates (subject to availability).
Application: Those interested in admissions should register first at https://www.nipgr.ac.in/careers/phd_admission.php and then follow steps for filling Online Application Form. The application fee is Rs. 300/- (Rs. 100/- for SC/ST applicants). Application fee has to be remitted online by 5.30 pm on June 15, 2022 (Wednesday). Applications can be submitted online latest by 5.30 pm on June 20, 2022 (Monday).
Interview/Viva-Voce will be held from 9.30 am onwards on July 18 & 19, 2022.
A brief information on the Ph.D. programme of the Institute is also available on the Institute’s website: https://www.nipgr.ac.in/research/phd_prog.php