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PhD (Integrated) [email protected] Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad

Adminissions Eligibility:
Indian students

  • Students with 60% aggregate marks (or an equivalent grade point average) in Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science, Engineering, or Medicine are eligible to be apply for admission. Students from the SC, ST, OBC (non-creamy layer), and PWD categories shall be given a relaxation of 5% aggregate marks.
  • Students in the final year of their qualifying degree program are also eligible to apply provided that they produce a proof of having secured the required marks in their undergraduate degree program at the time of admission to the PhD (Integrated) Degree Program.
  • Eligible students are required to appear for the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS). Shortlisted students based on their performance in the JGEEBILS, shall be invited for interview for their final selection to the PhD (Integrated) Degree Program. The interview is to assess the student for his/ her science aptitude and interest in a career in scientific research and development. Up to 20 students, who meet the desired criteria for selection, may be admitted. There shall be reservation of seats as per the orders of the Govt. of India in this regard.

Foreign Students

  • Students with 60% aggregate marks (or an equivalent grade point average) in Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science, Engineering, or Medicine are eligible to apply for admission.
  • Students in the final year of their qualifying degree program are also eligible to apply provided they produce a proof of having secured the required marks in their undergraduate degree program at the time of admission to the PhD (Integrated) Degree Program.
  • Eligible students are required to apply online for admission and fellowship to the program. Shortlisted students shall be invited to appear for a Skype-based interview for their selection to the PhD (Integrated) Degree Program. The interview is to assess the student for his/ her science aptitude and interest in a career in scientific research and development. Up to 5 students, who meet the desired criteria for selection, may be admitted. Admission of foreign students is subjected to getting student visa from the Govt. of India for the duration of the program.

Fellowships

  • The Indian and Foreign students admitted to the program shall receive the RCB Ramachandran-DBT fellowship Rs. 16000 per month for the first 2 years of the program, after which the Indian students shall be required to qualify for the junior/senior research fellowships offered by CSIR, ICMR, DBT, or other such funding agencies.
  • The performance of the foreign students, after completion of their M. Sc component of the program, shall be evaluated by the Student Advisory Committee and based on its positive recommendation the student shall be awarded the RCB-DBT International Doctoral fellowship equivalent to the fellowships offered to Indian students from different funding agencies as per the relevant DST guidelines.
  • Currently, the amount of the Junior Research Fellowship is Rs. 31000 per month and it is Rs. 35000 per month for the Senior Research Fellowship.

How to apply:

  • Candidates may apply online.
  • The application fee of Rs. 500 may be paid online. The SC, ST, PWD, Women candidates and foreign students are exempted from payment of the application fee.

Contact Details for Queries Phone: +91-129-2848800, Email: [email protected]

Important dates:

  • Last date for Indian Students: 29th February, 2020.
  • Last date for Foreign Students: 30th March, 2020.

For more details, please visit, https://www.rcb.res.in/  or
https://www.rcb.res.in/upload/MSc%20PhD_%202020%20document%20for%20RCB%20Website.pdf  

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