National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), an autonomous R&D Institute Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India; Knowledge City, Sector-81, Mohali-140306, carrying out research at the interface of Agricultural Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Food processing, Postharvest technology, and Nutritional Sciences, has invited applications for admission to Ph.D. degree program in Biotechnology in the areas of Agricultural biotechnology, Food Biotechnology, and Nutrition Biotechnology, July 2021 session.

NABI is a recognized centre of Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad to conduct PhD (Biotechnology). The programme will be conducted at NABI and the degree will be awarded by RCB (, an institute of national importance.

Eligibility: Applicant should hold MSc/MTech in any area of Life Sciences/MPharma/ MVSc/ MBBS or an equivalent degree with an aggregate of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/OBC/PD). Applicant should also have qualified a national level test for pursuing Doctor of Philosophy programme and such test should include a doctoral fellowship or admission eligibility test conducted at the national level by the UGC/CSIR/ICMR/DST/DBT or any other Government recognised agency. Those who have appeared, or will be appearing, in the qualifying degree examination (final year/final semester) and whose result is still awaited may also apply.

Fellowship: Those admitted will have to availfellowship offered to them from the different granting agencies as per their rules.

Application: The application form and synopsis sheet can be downloaded from The filled application form along with the synopsis sheet in excel format should be sent by email as a single adobe pdf file to along with the transaction details of the application fee of Rs.590/- to be paid online, to reach latest by 31.5.2021.

The interview is tentatively fixed for June 22 (Tuesday), 2021. For details visit