National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Mohali invites applications from the motivated students for admission to the PhD degree program in Biotechnology starting July 2019 session. NABI is a recognized centre of Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad to conduct PhD (Biotechnology).
Duration of PhD course : The duration is for 5 years and a maximum of 7 years.
Area of PhD research work : Agricultural biotechnology, Food Biotechnology, and Nutrition Biotechnology
Number of Seats : 11 (Reservation of seats: as per GOI guidelines)
i) Minimum qualification: MSc/MTech in any area of life sciences/MPharma/ MVSc/ MBBS or an equivalent degree.
ii) Qualifying marks: 55% total marks or equivalent score in the qualifying degree (5% relaxation will be given to SC/ST/OBC/PD as per GOI norms)
iii) In addition to above, the candidate for admission shall qualify a national level test for pursuing Doctor of Philosophy programme and such test include a doctoral fellowship or admission eligibility test conducted at the national level by the University Grants Commission (UGC), or Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), or Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), or Department of Science and Technology (DST), or Department of Biotechnology (DBT), or any other Government recognised agency.
Candidates 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. However, the admission is pursuant to satisfactory fulfilment of the aforementioned criteria/ requirements at the time of joining.
Fellowship: The students admitted to the program will have to avail the fellowship offered to them from the different granting agencies as per their rules.
Eligible candidates may send their applications by post for admission to the Ph.D. program to Manager Administration, National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Sector-81, Knowledge City, Mohali- 140306 (Punjab) along with application fee of Rs. 500/- plus GST @ 18% i.e. Rs 590/-.
You are requested to deposit above mentioned application fees through Bank Transfer (Bank detail of the Institute mentioned below).
Name of Beneficiary Account : National Agri-food Biotechnology Institute
Beneficiary Account No. : 00000031791059995
Bank Name : State Bank of India
Address of the bank : SCO 35, Phase I, Mohali
Branch Code : 1828
SWIFT Code : SBININBB141
IFSC Code : SBIN0001828
You are requested to take the print out of transaction ID/UTR No./acknowledgement regarding transfer of payment. You must attach the above proof/ acknowledgement alongwith application form.
Last date of application submission: June 15, 2019. The application received after the last date will not be considered.
The institute will not be responsible for any postal delay.
Interview: July 8 (Monday), 2019
The interview will be conducted for short-listed candidates on July 8, 2019. The purpose of interview is to assess the student for his/her science aptitude and interest in a career in scientific research and development