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Ph.D in Biotechnology @ National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute, Mohali: Apply by June 15

By: Usha | 06 May 2019 3:50 PM

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).

The programme will be conducted at NABI and the degree will be awarded by RCB, an institute of national importance created by an act of parliament.

Duration of PhD course: 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)

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum qualification: MSc/MTech in any area of life sciences/MPharma/ MVSc/MBBS or an equivalent degree.

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)

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.


The students admitted to the program will have to avail the fellowship offered to them from the different granting agencies as per their rules

How to apply

Eligible candidates may send their applications (click here to download) 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/- by June 15, 2019.

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
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 along with application form.

Important Dates
  • Last date of application submission: June 15, 2019.
  • Interview: July 8 (Monday), 2019

For any queries, call +91-172-5221300.

For the official notification, click here

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