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Regional Centre for Biotechnology MSc-PhD (integrated) admissions 2018

 

RCB Faridabad announces PhD (Integrated) Degree Admission 2018

 
 
Regional Centre for Biotechnology invites applications from the motivated students for admission to the PhD (integrated) degree program MSc-PhD in Biotechnology starting July 2018
 
 
About the Program
 
 
Research-based learning is the hallmark of RCB academic program
 
 
The PhD (Integrated) Degree Program (MSc-PhD in Biotechnology) is offered to students with graduate degree in any discipline of science, engineering or medicine. The PhD (integrated) program is governed by the RCB ordinances and regulations
 
 
Duration of Course
 
 
The duration of the PhD (Integrated) Program is a minimum of 5 years and a maximum of 7 years
 
 
No. of Seats
 
 
Indian Students: 20 (There shall be reservation of seats for students from the SC, ST, OBC and PWD categories as per the orders of the Govt. of India in this regard)
 
 
Foreign Students: 05
 
 

Eligibility Criteria

 
 
Indian students
 
 
Students with 60% aggregate marks (or an equivalent grade point average) in Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science, Engineering, or Medicine are eligible to be apply for admission. Students from the SC, ST, OBC (non-creamy layer), and PWD categories shall be given a relaxation of 5% aggregate marks. Students in the final year of their qualifying degree program are also eligible to apply provided that they produce a proof of having secured the required marks in their undergraduate degree program at the time of admission to the PhD (integrated) program
 
 
Eligible students are required to appear for the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS). Shortlisted students, based on their performance in the JGEEBILS, shall be invited to appear for interview for their final selection to the PhD (integrated) program
 
 
The interview is to assess the student for his science aptitude and interest in a career in scientific research and development
 
 
Foreign students
 
 
Students with 60% aggregate marks (or an equivalent grade point average) in Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science, Engineering, or Medicine are eligible to apply for admission. Students in the final year of their qualifying degree program are also eligible to apply provided that they produce a proof of having secured the required marks in their undergraduate degree program at the time of admission to the PhD (integrated) program
 
 
Eligible students are required to provide a valid GRE (General) and GRE (Biology) score. Shortlisted students shall be invited to appear for a Skype-based interview for their selection to the PhD (integrated) program. The interview is to assess the student for his science aptitude and interest in a career in scientific research and development
 
 
Fellowships
 
 
The Indian and foreign students admitted to the program shall receive the RCB Ramachandran – DBT fellowship Rs.16000 per month for the first 2 years of the program, after which the Indian students shall be required to qualify for the junior/senior research fellowships offered by CSIR, ICMR, DBT, or other such funding agencies
 
 
The performance of the foreign students, after completion of their MSc component of the program, shall be evaluated by the Student Advisory Committee and based on its positive recommendation the student shall be awarded the RCB-DBT International Doctoral fellowship equivalent to the fellowships offered to Indian students from different funding agencies as per the relevant DST guidelines
 
 
Currently, the amount of the junior research fellowship is Rs.25000/- per month and it is Rs.28000/- per month for the senior research fellowship
 
 

Application

 
 
Eligible candidates may apply online at www.rcb.res.in for admission to the PhD (integrated) program of the Regional Centre for Biotechnology
 
 
The application fee of Rs.500/- may be paid online; the SC/ST & PWD candidates are exempted from the payment of the application fee
 
 
For more information, visit the RCB website: www.rcb.res.in
 
 

Important Dates

 
 
Last Date for submitting the Application Form: 31st December 2017 for the Indian Students
 
 
Last Date for submitting the Application Form: 31st March 2018 for the Foreign Students
 
 
Start of the Academic Session: 23rd July 2018

 
 

RCB Faridabad

 
 
Regional Centre for Biotechnology, NCR Biotech Science Cluster, 3rd Milestone, Faridabad- Gurgaon Expressway, P.O. Box No. 3, Faridabad-121001 Haryana (NCR Delhi), India, Email: [email protected], Phone: 91 129 2848800, Website: www.rcb.res.in
 
 
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
 
 
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