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THSTI JNU PhD Admissions 2017 | Translational Health Science and Technology Institute



THSTI-JNU PhD Program in Biomedical and Clinical Research 2017

THSTI-JNU, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute Gurgaon announces admission to PhD Programmes under two tracks (i) Biomedical Research and (ii) Clinical Research year 2017

Applications are invited for admission into above mentioned programme for candidates with Medical, Life Sciences (including Biomedical, Health, Pharmaceutical, Nutritional Science, Public Health, and Nursing), Veterinary Science, Engineering, or Mathematics background

Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) is part of the inter-disciplinary Biotech Science Cluster at Faridabad in the National Capital Region. The interim facilities of the Institute are located at Gurgaon, which will soon be moving to Faridabad

THSTI is a recognized R&D institute of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi to offer doctoral programs in biomedical and clinical research tracks

Applications are invited for the THSTI-JNU PhD programs under two tracks:

i) Biomedical Research
ii) Clinical Research

No. of Seats

A total of 30 candidates shall be selected, if found suitable. The number of selected candidates may increase or decrease as per the actual requirement at the time of selection


27% seats for OBC (non-creamy layer), 15% of seats for SC, 7.5% of seats for ST, and 3% of seats for differently-abled (with minimum of 40% disability) are reserved for candidates belonging to these categories

SC/ST/OBC candidates are required to submit certificate in respect of their claims from the authorized officers as notified by the Govt. or the purpose from time to time. The PWD (with minimum 40% disability) candidates are required to submit a certificate from authorized Medical Doctors/Hospitals indicating the extent of physical disability

Candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST/PWD (with minimum 40% disability) category who are selected on their own merit with General Category candidates shall not be counted under reserved quota

THSTI JNU PhD Admission 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Candidate must have Master’s degree in any branch of life science (including biomedical, health, pharmaceutical, nutritional science, public health, or nursing), veterinary science, engineering, mathematics or a medical degree (MBBS, BDS, or equivalent) from a recognized university with at least 55% marks

Except for candidates with medical or allied background (MBBS, BDS, or equivalent) and those with Master’s degree in public health, nutrition, and nursing, all others must have qualified the junior/senior research fellowship examination of CSIR, UGC, ICMR, NBHM, DBT (category I only) or must have their own fellowship from any government funding agency for the duration of their PhD Program

Candidates with medical or allied background (MBBS, BDS, or equivalent) or those with Master’s degree in public health, nutrition, and nursing, without a research fellowship will be required to appear in an objective type THSTI fellowship eligibility test to be conducted at THSTI in Faridabad on 25th May 2017

Candidates with a doctoral degree in medicine (MD) will be shortlisted directly for the interviews

THSTI JNU PhD Admission 2017 Selection Procedure

Applicants fulfilling the above essential criteria and those shortlisted based on their marks in the THSTI fellowship eligibility test conducted by THSTI will be interviewed from 01st June 2017 onwards

The final selection will be made based on applicant’s performance in the interview and the list of selected candidates will be published on THSTI website by 09.00 PM on 06th June 2017

Selected candidates should interact with potential PhD supervisors and provide their choice of supervisors by 04.00 PM on 12th June 2017

Final allotment of supervisors shall be made based on choices exercised by both the students and the supervisors


Students recommended for admission to the PhD Programme and holding fellowship from any of the above agencies will be required to utilize their own fellowship

Candidates selected through the THSTI fellowship eligibility test and candidates with a MD degree will be awarded THSTI fellowship as per the Govt. of India rules as applicable in this regard

THSTI JNU PhD Admission 2017 Application Procedure

Candidates fulfilling the above requirements may apply online. Please take a print out of the application, sign it and send it to the Administrative Officer (Academics) of the institute at the above address along with the application fee and self-attested copies of documents in support of qualification so as to reach latest by 28th April 2017

Candidates in Govt. employment are required to send their application through proper channel or produce NOC at the time of interview. Applications received after the closing date will not be entertained on any ground including postal delay

Incomplete applications in any respect will be summarily rejected and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained

Application Fee

Non-refundable application fee of Rs.500/- for General and OBC candidates, and Rs.250/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates should be paid by bank draft in favor of “Translational Health Science and Technology Institute” payable at Gurgaon

Applicants are advised to visit THSTI website for all updates regarding the PhD admissions and no separate intimation may be sent

THSTI JNU PhD Admission 2017 Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of Application Form: 28th April 2017

Call for THSTI Fellowship Eligibility Test/Interview: 10th May 2017

Academic Programme starting on 01st July 2017


Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, (An autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India), 496, Udyog Vihar, Phase-III, Gurgaon-122016 (Haryana), Website
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
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