CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
(Council of Scientific & Industrial Research)
P.O. CIMAP, Kukrail Picnic Spot Road, Lucknow-226015
CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CSIR-CIMAP) is a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), which is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India. The Institute conducts research in all frontline areas of Biological, Agricultural & Chemical Sciences.
The institute invites eligible candidates for admission in CIMAP-JNU Ph.D. program (20 17-18) leading to the award of a Ph.D. degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Candidates who have completed M.Sc. in Life Sciences/ Agriculture / Botany / Chemistry / Biotechnology / Bioscience / Biochemistry / Plant Sciences / Environmental Sciences / Molecular Biology I Bioinformatics with minimum 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PH) and have cleared CSIR-UGC NET Exam/lCMR-NET Exam/ DBT-JRF Exam or any other Exam leading to JRF/SRF fellowship tenable at CSIR-CIMAP are eligible to apply under the programme to carry out advanced research in the area of Biotechnology / Bioprospection / Genomics I Plant Tissue Culture/ Bioinformatics / Plant Physiology/ Metabolomics / Biochemistry/ Microbiology / Botany and Pharmacognosy / Natural Product/Synthetic / Analytical / Process Chemistry/ Pharmaceutical Industrial Chemistry/ Chemical Engineering/ Agronomy/ Soil Science/ Agriculture-microbiology / Plant Nutrition / Crop Improvement / Crop Protection / Agricultural Economics & Extension / Environmental Sciences, etc.
The selected candidates will be enrolled in the Ph.D. program in academic affiliation with the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Reservations are as per statutory of India norms.
The selected candidates will have to complete Pre-Ph.D. courses in any one of the three subdisciplines (Plant Sciences/ Biotechnology & Bio Informatics/ Chemical sciences) of their interest as the core courses with optional courses, in two semesters spread over one year. On the successful completion of courses (OGPA 6. 5/10 .0 for general & OBC category and 6.0/10 .0 for SC/ST//PH), students will be eligible for registration as CIMAP-JNU Ph.D. scholar under the supervision of CSIR CIMAP scientists available as a guide to carry out research on a scientific topic covered under above areas at CSIR-CIMAP.
- Admission to the CIMAP-JNU Ph.D. program (August 2017) will be made purely based on a written test followed by an interview. Walk-in-interview is scheduled to be held on 16-08-2017 at 10:00 AM at CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow.
- Before the interview, the candidate has to fill an application form which must be accompanied by non refundable processing fee in the form of a Demand Draft for Rs. 200/- (Rupees two hundred only) for the General candidate and Rs. 100/- (Rupees hundred only) for SC / ST/ OBC / PH candidate fee drawn in favor of Director, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow. Application proforma can be downloaded from our website www.cimap.res.in. Candidates have to bring all the academic/ educational certificates and proof of award of fellowship in the original.
- The application should be accompanied by attested copies of certificates and mark sheets from senior secondary level onward. The application should be accompanied by attested copies of certificates and mark sheets from senior secondary level onward.
- CSIR-CIMAP will not provide any accommodation and travel expenses to candidates appearing for interview