Ph.D. Admissions 2021 at RCB, Faridabad: Apply by July 1: Expired


The Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad invites applications for the Ph.D. admissions for the upcoming semester at the institute.

The Centre offers a doctoral programme leading to the award of the PhD degree to students holding a post-graduate degree (or an equivalent) in any field of Science, medicine, or technology. The selected students are required to undergo a course work followed by research leading to a doctoral thesis under the mentorship of its faculty.

The Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) is an autonomous institution of education, training, and research established under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and Department of Biotechnology (DBT, India). The Parliament has passed the Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2016 to provide statutory status to the existing institution.


MSc/ M.Tech in any branch of Life Sciences/ Chemistry/ Physics/ M.Pharma/ MVSc/ MBBS or an equivalent degree. 60% aggregate score or equivalent grade in the qualifying degree examination (5% relaxation for SC/ ST/ OBC allowed as per the GoI norms).

In addition to the above, candidates should have qualified any of the following examinations and hold a valid fellowship offer 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 having a valid fellowship for a period of 5 years.

The students admitted to the program will have to avail the fellowship for which they have qualified as per the rules of the funding agency. RCB will have no financial liability regarding the same.

How to Apply?

The application shall be submitted online. Subsequently, an application fee of Rs. 500/-, if applicable are to be submitted by the applicant before the due date. SC/ ST/ PwD/ EWS candidates are exempted from payment of application fee.

To apply online, click here. The last date to apply is July 1, 2021.

Click here to view the official notification for the Ph.D. Admissions 2021 at RCB, Faridabad

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