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University of Delhi PhD Admissions 2015 (Plant Molecular Biology)

University of Delhi PhD Admissions 2015- Department of Plant Molecular Biology

The Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi South Campus (UDSC) invites applications for Full time PhD Program for the academic year 2015-16

Important Dates

  • Submission of online applications (portal opens): 20th September 2015
  • Closure for submission of online applications (portal closes): 05th October 2015
  • Written Test: 10th October 2015 (02.00 pm to 03.30 pm)
  • Announcement of list of short-listed candidates: 12th October 2015 (06.00 pm)
  • Date of Interview: 14th October 2015 (Reporting time: 09.30 am)

Seats Available

A total of 16 seats are available in the areas of (i) Functional Genomics (ii) Epigenomics (iii) Gene regulatory networks (iv) Molecular Basis of Plant Reproduction and yield (v) Post harvest biotechnology, (vi) Abiotic stress biology (Heat stress, role of small RNAs, signal transduction during stress) (vii) Plant Virology (viii) Database curation and Networking

The Dept./University reserves the right to change the number of seats or not to award any PhD position

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate should have a minimum of 55% marks (or equivalent CGPA score) in M.Sc / M.Phil /M.Tech in Plant Sciences/Biological Sciences / Biotechnology / Bioinformatics or other Allied Sciences from a recognized university/institute with an aptitude for Plant Molecular Biology; 5% relaxation will be permitted for OBC/SC/ST and Persons with disability

Selection Procedure

The candidates who have cleared NET-JRF with national level fellowship are exempted from departmental entrance test but need to apply for Ph.D program on prescribed form

JRF/NET qualified candidates with national level fellowship together with those found eligible after entrance test will have to appear for an interview, after which a final list of short-listed candidates will be announced; the list of short-listed candidates will be valid for one year

The syllabus for the written test is available on the website of the department (

How to Apply?

Candidates interested in PhD admission should submit duly filled on-line application form at

Candidates applying for more than one department are required to fill up separate forms for each department

For more details and information on application procedure, please visit their official website

University of Delhi

(Dept. of Plant Molecular Biology), University of Delhi South Campus (UDSC), University of Delhi, Delhi-110007, Website