degree with first division or equivalent grade in any branch of life
sciences / chemical sciences / physical sciences / biotechnology/
mathematics / statistics / computer science or allied subjects with
special interest in biology; MBBS degree holders may also apply. M.Sc.
candidates must hold CSIR-UGC (JRF) / DBT (JRF) / ICMR-JRF / DST-INSPIRE
(fellowship certificate should be valid as on August 8th, 2011 in all
the cases. DBT and ICMR fellowship conditions should allow them to work
under non-DBTand non-ICMRfunded projects also).
age limit is 28 years as on 30.05.2011 (closing date) which is
relaxable for SC/ST/OBC/Physically handicapped persons as well as woman
candidates as per Govt, of India rules in this regard.
Candidates will be intimated by e-mail to appear for a written aptitude
test of two hour duration on 26.06.2011 at any of the four test centers
at Delhi, Pune, Kolkata or Bangalore.
Candidates should note that non-fulfillment of the eligibility
criterion will result in cancellation of candidature at any stage of
admission process. The written test will be aimed at evaluating
abilities to comprehend, analyze and reason along with the aptitude of
the candidate in biological sciences. The result of the written test
will be declared on IGIB website on 28.06.2011. Successful candidates
will have to appear for interviews and discussion at IGIB from
18.07.2011 -20.07.2011 (till 4.00 p.m.). Selection of candidates for
Ph.D. program will be based on performance in aptitude test and
interview. The result will be declared on 21.07.2011. The selected
candidates are required to join IGIB on 08.08.2011.
appearing for the qualifying examination this year may also apply; they
will be admitted provisionally pending satisfactory fulfillment of the
eligibility criterion latest by August 8th 2011. No TA/DA will be paid
at any stage of the selection process. The decision of the Admission
Committee will be final and binding and no correspondence will be
entertained in this regard. Canvassing in any form and/or bringing in
any influence will be treated as a disqualification. In case of eligible
candidates with already activated JRF fellowships, the consent letter
from appropriate authority is to be submitted to IGIB at the time of
interview otherwise the candidature is liable to cancellation.
Delhi, Pune, Kolkata or Bangalore
PhD [Areas of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Molecular Medicine and Disease Genomics, Environmental Biotechnology and Bioinformatics]