Advertisement for Integrated MSc-PhD Biotechnology Admissions
Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar, invites applications from the motivated students for admission to the Integrated MSc-PhD degree program in Biotechnology for the session starting from August 2018.
Duration of Course:
The duration of the Integrated MSc-PhD degree program is for a minimum of 5 years and a maximum of 7 years. For more details, please refer to ILS webpage. https://www.ils.res.in/integrated-msc-phd/
Degree will be awarded by Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad, an Institution of National Importance as recognized by the Parliament of India.
Number of seats:
20 (There shall be reservation of seats for students from SC, ST, OBC and PWD categories as per the regulations of Govt. of India in this regard).
Indian Nationals 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 from 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 Integrated MSc-PhD program. The candidate should be below 25 years of age, as on 10th July 2018.
- Eligible students are required to appear for an Entrance Examination conducted by ILS, Bhubaneswar.
- Shortlisted students, based on their performance in the examination, will be called for an interview for their final selection to the Integrated MSc-PhD program.
- The interview is to assess the student for his/her science aptitude and interest in a career in scientific research and development.
Interested and eligible candidates may fill-up the prescribed application form as available in ILS website (www.ils.res.in ). Duly filled-up application along with self-attested copies of all relevant certificates and demand draft should be sent to “The Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar751023”.
The application should reach the Institute on or before the last date. Applications received after the last date will not be accepted. The envelope should be superscribed with “Application for Integrated MSc PhD program”.
List of candidates selected for the entrance examination and interview will be published in the Institute website
Applicants except SC/ST candidates are required to send a non-refundable D.D. for Rs.500/- in favour of “Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar” payable at Bhubaneswar along with duly filled-in application form by the date mentioned below, for each research area.
Director, ILS reserves the right to withdraw the procedure without assigning any reasons thereof.
|Last date of receiving applications:||9th June 2018.|
|Date of display of short-listed candidates for entrance exam:||15th June 2018.|
|Tentative date of entrance exam:||10th July 2018.|
|Tentative date of interview:||31st July 2018.|