Candidates seeking admission to the course of study leading to the award of a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology must possess the following qualifications:
(i) Academic qualifications:
Candidates holding Postgraduate/ Master’s degree (M.Sc./ M.Tech./ M. Pharm etc) (Two Years Course) in the area related to life sciences including botany/ zoology/ chemistry/ biochemistry/ biotechnology/ agriculture sciences/ microbiology/ plant sciences/ pharmaceutical chemistry/ food technology/ or an equivalent degree from a recognised University or institution are eligible to apply. Admission criteria for SC/ST/OBC/Women/ PWD candidates is relaxable as per Government of India rules.
In addition to the qualification:
Candidates should have qualified any of the following examinations and hold a valid fellowship offer for a period of 5 years at the time of interview:
· Joint CSIR-UGC test for Junior Research Fellowship (CSIR/UGC JRF)
· Innovation in science Pursuit for Inspired Research (DST-INSPIRE)
· DBT Junior Research Fellowship (DBT-JRF)
· ICMR Junior Research Fellowship (ICMR-JRF)
· Any other nationally-competitive fellowship offered by the Government of India
Candidates need to submit a self-attested valid proof of award of the qualifying fellowship.
A written examination will be conducted for all the applicants.
Based on the performance in the interview, few deserving candidates without national level fellowship will be selected for admission under IBSD core fund fellowship.
(ii) Qualifying marks: 60% in the qualifying degree examination.
(iii) Number of vacancies: Institute reserves the right to restrict/alter the number of vacancies depending upon the availability of positions with the faculty.
(iv) Reservation of seats: As per Government guidelines.
The application form and details are available on the website, https://www.ibsd.gov.in . Filled application form along with self-attested copies of mark-sheets and certificates in support of academic qualifications should be sent to email@example.com on or before 25th April, 2022. Please mention the subject as “Application for the Ph.D. Programme 2021-22 (Autumn Semester)”.
Any false/ incorrect information in the application form or inappropriate qualifications detected at any stage of the selection process will lead to disqualification of the candidate. The decision of the Competent Authority, IBSD, Imphal shall be final in this regard.
Applicants except SC/ST/Physically Handicapped are required to pay a non-refundable amount of Rs. 225/- Make payment of application fee as per details below.
Beneficiary Name: Director, IBSD
Account No.: 10329731784
Bank: State Bank of India, Imphal, Secretariat Branch
IFS Code: SBIN0004562
The fellowship and other emoluments will be as per the guidelines of the funding agencies – DST/DBT/CSIR/ICMR and as revised from time to time.
Fees for the enrolment in Ph.D. programme:
The selected candidates shall be enrolled to Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad and should pay fees as per the rules of RCB.
The date of written examination and interview will be announced later on institute website. No email in this regard will be sent to individual candidates.
For any queries, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
IBSD, Imphal -795001