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National Institute for Plant Genome Research, NIPGR

Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box No. 10531
New Delhi
Phone-No: 011-30942824 26735169 26741612 14 17 Ext. 143
Fax: 011-26741658
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The National Institute for Plant Genome Research, formerly known as National Centre for Plant Genome Research, is a premier institution for plant genomic research. It has been established by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of India's independence as well as birth anniversary of Prof. (Dr.) J. C. Bose. The formal announcement was made on November 30th 1997. This Institute has already placed India among the major contributors to plant genomics. It is hoped that in coming years, the ongoing efforts of NIPGR will allow India to emerge as one of the most important national and international resource institutes for material, knowledge and technologies in the areas of functional, structural evolutionary and applied genomics of plants, including crop plants.

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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Eligibility and Selection Procedure for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in National Institute for Plant Genome Research, NIPGR

Admission to Ph.D. Programme for 2011-2012: National Institute of Plant Genome Research, is an Autonomous Research Institution, funded by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, and conducts basic and applied research in the frontier areas of plant biology. The Institute invites applications from candidates who have completed or will be completing M. Sc. or equivalent degree (by August 31, 2011) in Life Sciences and/or in related disciplines with minimum 55% marks, and have cleared the CSIR-UGC NET exam / DBT-JRF (selected through BET/BINC) / ICMR NET exam for JRF (with a valid Junior Research Fellowship as on September 1, 2011), for conducting advanced researches in the frontier areas of Plant Biology such as, Computational Biology, Genome Analysis and Molecular Mapping, Molecular Mechanism of Abiotic Stress Responses, Nutritional Genomics, Plant Development and Architecture, Plant Immunity, Transgenics for Crop improvement, Molecular Breeding and other emerging areas based on plant genomics. Reservations are as per statutory norms. The selection will be made on the basis of interview only.

The selected candidates will be enrolled for Ph.D. program in academic affiliation with the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. NIPGR will provide shared accommodation to selected candidates.

How To Apply:
Application Procedure for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in National Institute for Plant Genome Research, NIPGR


1.            Application should be typed on A-4 size plain paper in the format given (Form can be downloaded from website).

2.            Item 3 and 5 in the format should be filled in as shown in the Senior Secondary School Certificate or equivalent.

3.            Each page in the typed application form should be signed by the candidate.

4.            Completed application must be accompanied with a crossed Demand Draft for 300/- in favor of Director, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, payable at New Delhi. A demand draft of 100/- is acceptable from SC/ST candidate provided relevant documentary proof is enclosed. The Demand Draft is not refundable.

5.            Application should be accompanied by attested copies of certificates and mark sheets mentioning the division obtained and Fellowship Award Letter/Admit Card.

6.            Two passport size recent photographs should be enclosed. One of these should be signed by the candidate and pasted on the application form, while the other should be enclosed.

7.            Application along with Demand Draft should be sent to "The Director, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, Post Box No. 10531, New Delhi-110 067" so as to reach on or before May 24, 2011.

8.            Incomplete applications and those received after the closing date will not be entertained. The decision of the Institute will be final and binding and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

9.            NIPGR will not provide any travel expenses to candidates appearing for interview.

10.        Applications must enclose documentary evidence for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) if applicable, along with other specified enclosures.


à      Application form

Closing Date:
24 May 2011

Last date of receipt of completed application is: 24th May 2011

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