National Institute of Virology (NIV) invites applications for Ph.D. programme 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.
Total Number of Vacancies 8 Vacancies
The candidate should have Postgraduate degree in any branch of Life Sciences/ Biological Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Bioinformatics having at least 50% or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA). Students belonging to reserved category Maharashtra state only will be eligible for 5% relaxation.
The candidate should hold a valid Junior Research Fellowship from CSIR/UGC/ICMR/DBT-INSPIRE/BINC on the date of joining. Candidates who have qualified GATE or only Lectureship in CSIR-UGC (NET) are not eligible to apply. NIV does not take any responsibility to provide financial assistance.
Other terms and conditions of the fellowship will be as directed by the agency awarding the fellowship. The upper age limit for JRF shall be 28 years which will be relaxed up to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/Women/PH and 3 years in case of OBC candidates. Those who have already availed fellowship in other organizations and seeking transfer should clearly indicate so, on their application.
Reservation will be as per the Government of India guidelines.
There will be no relaxation for unreserved positions as per Govt. of India Order.
Application form for admission is available on the website www.niv.co.in / www.icmr.nic.in
Candidates who satisfy the above criterion may submit their applications in the prescribed format to The Director, National Institute of Virology, S.No.130/1, Sus Road, Pashan, Pune-411021.
Please super scribe “Application for Ph.D. programme 2015” on the left side of the envelope. Do not attach any certificates (Original or Photocopy) along with the application form.
However, all the original documents must be produced at the time of interview, failing which they will not be interviewed.
SC/ST/OBC candidates should attach self attested true copy of Caste Certificate/Latest non-creamy layer certificate along with the application and originals should be produced at the time of interview.
Last Date for receipt of application form 19th June, 2015
Display of Short-Listed Candidates 30th June, 2015
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For more detail please visit website www.niv.co.in / www.icmr.nic.in