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NCCS Pune PHd Joint Graduate Entrance Examination 2014

NCCS-Pune, invites application from candidates for Ph.D. admission for February 2014

The candidates who are bonafide Indian citizens, having consistently good academic record with strong motivation to pursue research in modern biology leading to a Ph.D. degree and with eligibility mentioned below should apply for the same

Eligibility Criteria: Candidates should have postgraduate degree in any branch of Science having at least 50% or equivalent grade point average (GPA)

Holds a valid Junior Research Fellowship from CSIR/UGC/ICMR/DBT/DST-INSPIRE/BINC and Fellowship should be valid as on the date of joining

Candidates who have qualified only for Lectureship in CSIR-UGC (NET) and the “Project List of ICMR” are not eligible

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 is relaxed up to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/Women/PH and 3 years in case of OBC candidates

Reservation: Reservation will be as per the Govt of India

Admission Procedure: Students with only post graduate degree and having valid fellowship from CSIR/DBT/ICMR/UGC/DST-Inspire/BINC are eligible to apply

All eligible students interested in joining NCCS also need to appear for the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Science (JGEEBILS) being conducted by TIFR/NCBS on 08th December 2013 (Sunday) at various centers all over India

Submission of Application: For the JGEEBILS examination, applications must be submitted online to

The last date of application for JGEEBILS examination is 20th October 2013

Eligible students with valid fellowship, who have qualified JGEEBILS examination in December 2012, may also apply referring to the JGEEBILS code number in the NCCS application form

Those candidates interested to join NCCS Ph.D. program need to also complete NCCS application form and send it to NCCS as detailed below

Shortlisted candidates fulfilling NCCS criteria from the JGEEBILS examination will be called for interviews to be held at NCCS during 03rd and 04th February, 2014

Application Form: Candidates should first apply online for JGEEBILS exam and then send hard copy of NCCS application in the prescribed format (download from the NCCS website) quoting the JGEEBILS entrance test reference code number

The completed application form along with the M.Sc final marks statement and Fellowship certificate/admit card should reach the Dean, Academics, National Centre for Cell Science, Pune University Campus, Ganeshkhind Post, Pune-411007on or before 25th November 2013

Interviews: Personal interview will be held at NCCS, Pune of all shortlisted candidates declared successful in the entrance exam (JGEEBILS) as per NCCS criteria

Important Dates:

Last date of receipt of application by post at NCCS with all required documents: 25th November, 2013

Date of JGEEBILS entrance examination all over India: 08th December, 2013 (Sunday)

Publication of list of shortlisted candidates based on JGEEBILS examination called for Interview on NCCS website: 03rdJanuary, 2014

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