CCMB Hyderabad – Ph.D Admissions in Biotech related disciplines for JRF Candidates

Director, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, invites applications from candidates who are bonafide Indian citizens and having consistently good academic record. Candidates should have strong motivation to pursue research in modern biology leading to a Ph.D degree.  The projects offered for Ph.D would be in the broad areas of

(i) Biotechnology and Biomedicine

(ii) Genetics and Evolution

(iii) Cell Biology and Development

(iv) Molecular Biology

(iv) Biochemistry and Biophysics

(v) Bioinformatics and Theoretical Biology.

Candidates who satisfy the following criteria only need apply:

1. Should have an M.Sc. degree in any area of biological/physical/chemical sciences including mathematics and qualified in the CSIR-UGC (NET) examination for Junior Research Fellowship. The Fellowship Certificate should be valid as on the date of joining. (Candidates qualified only for Lecturership in CSIR-UGC (NET) examination need not apply.

2. Candidates qualified in ICMR-JRF examination under Life Sciences may apply. Admission will be subject to their qualifying in the CCMB written test/interview and award of Fellowship by ICMR.

3. Candidates qualified in DBT-JRF examination can also apply.

4. Engineering (B.E. & B.Tech.) or B.Pharm graduates with Biotechnology as a subject of study and have qualified in GATE examination with a minimum of 85 percentile may also apply for award of Research Fellowship subject to their qualifying in the written test/interview and award of fellowship by CSIR. The GATE certificate should be valid as on the date of joining.

5. Students with non-life sciences background (having master degree in Mathematics/Statistics/Physics/Chemistry and B.Tech in Computer Sciences or other Engineering discipline) are specifically encouraged to apply, if they have high desire and motivation in doing interdisciplinary research in Life Sciences.

6. Students with MBBS with first division may also apply. Selected candidates should also qualify/obtain the Senior Research Fellowship conducted by the Human Resource Development Group, Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi, to pursue PhD in CCMB.

7. Upper age limit is 28 years as on 8.12.2008 which is relaxable by 5 years for SC/ST/OBC/Women/Physically Handicapped candidates.

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16 thoughts on “CCMB Hyderabad – Ph.D Admissions in Biotech related disciplines for JRF Candidates

  1. respected sir,
    i am very much interested to do my Phd in your reputed inistitute. i want do project in cancer that is caused bu the uncontrole prolifiration of our living units cells.sir i want to do my project in your world famous institute.
    thank you sir,

  2. deepak chitle says:

    please give the seminar details on my e-mail ID

    thank you

  3. jotirmay tiwari says:

    respected sir
    i am stodent of BIOTECHNOLOGY

  4. hello sir,

    im studying biotechnology.
    im interested in doin project in this reputated institute.
    can you give me details how to approach to get into the institute…..

    pls do this favour for me sir……

  5. hello sir,
    I am a student of biotechnology completed my M,Sc biotechnology, i am verymuch intrested in doing Phd in a reputed institute onEXTRACTION OF ANTIVENOM ALKOLOIDS FROM MEDICINAL PLANTS. can anybody help me by suggestng me the right path……….
    Thanking you.

  6. sir,
    i studied biotechnology.send me the complete details for my further future.any oppurtunity is there in your institute.

  7. Hello Sir,
    I have completed my M.Sc in Biotechnology. i want to pursue ph.d. so can u please suggest me? how can i approach phd at ccmb?

  8. Respected Sir,
    I am in the final semester of my M.Sc.Biotechnology.I am much interested in doing research on cancer biology.My doubt is ICMR 2010 will be held in july2010 while CCMB tests will be over by that time, so if I clear ICMR this year, will it be valid in 2011?

  9. Anwar Basha says:

    dear sir,
    the b.pharma graduates have no GATE but have GPAT ON 2 nd may so hou can they apply for the phd programme , so extend the last date of submission of application form

  10. BAMS student can apply for JRF?

  11. i finished my btech in biotech this May.. are there any PG courses or any mtech by research or MS by research courses at ccmb which i could apply for using just the GATE scores.

  12. can veterinary science student can apply for the phd programme in your institution

  13. Iam sudha, completed my in Microbiology and I want to do Ph.d in Biotech or Microbiology .Is it possible without CSIR /UGC NET please suggest me .When will be the notification of CCMB ph.d

  14. pravin kadam says:

    respected sir,
    i am very much interested to do my Phd in your reputed inistitute.i will complete my in May2011,but let i am qualifing the GATE with percentile >97%.
    please giving me suggessions.
    thanking you,
    kadam pravin

  15. preeti tiwari says:

    respected sir,
    i am very much interested to do my Phd in your reputed inistitute.i have completed this year and i want your guidence that how can i get the right approach.

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