National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI)
Advertisement No. NABI/6(59)/2018-Gen Ph.D. (Biotechnology) Program Admission 2018
National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Mohali invites applications from the motivated students for admission to the Ph.D. degree program in Biotechnology starting July 2018 session. NABI is a recognized centre of the Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad to conduct Ph.D. (Biotechnology). The program will be conducted at NABI and the degree will be awarded by RCB (www.rcb.res.in), an institution of national importance created by an act of parliament.
Duration of Ph.D. course:
The duration is for 5 years and a maximum of 7 years. Area of Ph.D. research work: Agricultural Biotechnology, Food Biotechnology, and Nutrition Biotechnology
Number of Seats:
20 (Reservation of seats: as per GOI guidelines)
- Minimum qualification: M.Sc./M.Tech in any area of life sciences/ M.Pharma/ M.V.Sc./ M.B.B.S. or an equivalent degree.
- Qualifying marks: 55% total marks or equivalent score in the qualifying degree (5% relaxation will be given to SC/ST/OBC as per GOI norms).
- In addition to above, the candidate for admission shall qualify a national level test for pursuing Doctor of Philosophy programme and such test include a doctoral fellowship or admission eligibility test conducted at the national level by the University Grants Commission (UGC), or Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), or Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), or Department of Science and Technology (DST), or Department of Biotechnology (DBT), or any other Government recognised agency.
Candidates who have appeared, or will be appearing, in the qualifying degree examination (final year/final semester) and whose result is still awaited may also apply. However, the admission is pursuant to the satisfactory fulfillment of the aforementioned eligibility criteria/requirements at the time of joining.
The students admitted to the program will have to avail the fellowship offered to them by the different granting agencies as per their rules.
The details of Admission, Application Form, Ph.D. coursework and Brochure are available at NABI website N(www.nabi.res.in). Eligible candidates may send their applications by post for admission to the Ph.D. program to Administrative Office, National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Sector-81, Knowledge City, Mohali- 140306 (Punjab) alongwith application fee of Rs. 500/- in the form of Bank Draft in favor of “Executive Director, NABI.” payable at Mohali/Chandigarh. Last date of application submission is June 11, 2018. The application received after the last date will not be considered.
Date of Interview: June 28, 2018
The interview will be conducted for short-listed candidates on June 28, 2018. The purpose of the interview is to assess the student for his/her science aptitude and interest in a career in scientific research and development.