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DBT-Research Associateship in Biotechnology & Life Sciences [National & North-East] at IISc Bangalore: Apply by Oct 3: Expired

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for the award of ‘‘DBT-Research Associateship’’ for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Life Sciences. The Associateship is tenable in Premier Research Institutions/Universities including non-profit R&D Institutions within India. The Associateships are awarded under a program sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.

Objective of the Program

To train post-doctoral students in frontier areas of research in Biotechnology and Life Sciences at premier institutions in India.

Eligibility Criteria:
  1. The applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in Science, Engineering or M.D. or M.S. degree in any area of medicine with research interests in Biotechnology and Life Sciences and a good academic record.
  2. Those who have already submitted the Ph.D./M.D./M.S., thesis are also eligible to apply.
  3. The applicants should preferably be below the age of 40 years, and 45 years in case of women candidates.
  4. Persons already employed are also eligible to apply. However, their applications should be routed through their employers.
Number of fellowships per year

Up to 75 Fellowships would be awarded every year. Depending on the utility of the program, the number of fellowships to be awarded per year may be revised.

How to apply

A hard copy of the Application with necessary documents should be Speed-posted to: The National Program Coordinator, DBT-Research Associateship Program, Department of Molecular Reproduction, Development & Genetics, New Biological Sciences Building, Indian
Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012.

Write “Application for DBT-RA Fellowship (National)’’ or Application for DBT-RA Fellowship (North-East)” on the envelope.

The application can be downloaded by clicking here.

The last date for receiving the completed application at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, is October 3, 2019.


Prof. Arun Kumar, National Program Coordinator, DBT-Research Associateship Program,
Department of Molecular Reproduction, Development & Genetics, New Biological Sciences Building
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560 012
E-mail: arunk@iisc.ac.in; Tel: 080-2293 2998

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