Six-month training opportunities:
The Institute provides opportunities for outstanding students to carry out project work under the supervision of the Institute’s scientists towards partial fulfillment of their postgraduate degrees (of at least SIX months’ duration; session I: July-December; session II: January-June).
The minimal eligibility criterion for consideration of the requests is a first division or an equivalent grade (or at least 60% of aggregate scores) in all major examinations starting from the secondary school examination onwards.
Following procedure should be followed by interested students:
Students who are pursuing a masters degree (e.g. MSc, MVSc, MTech, integrated masters students in their 4th year etc.) may apply.
The requests must be forwarded through the Heads of Departments and must provide the academic resumes of the recommended student(s) clearly specifying percentage marks obtained at various levels and the subjects covered, as well as the period of proposed project work.
Every department can forward a maximum of two requests.
Applicants must mention their broad area of interest on the following subjects mentioned below:
- Immunity and Infection
- Reproduction, Development and Cell Biology
- Genetics, Cell Signaling and Cancer Biology
- Chemical Biology, Biochemistry and Structural Biology.
Training opportunities can be offered only during the two time periods mentioned.
Applications for January-June slot will be accepted only from 15th August to 15th September every year and only selected students will be informed by 31st October.
Applications for July-December slot will be accepted only from 15th February to 15th March every year and only selected candidates will be informed by 30th April. Late applications will not be considered.
Applications can be sent to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject line should mention ‘Six month Trainee application’. This must be followed by a hard copy application sent to the Administrative Officer, Academic Cell, National Institute of Immunology, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110067.
Interested applicants may apply, STRICTLY IN THE PRESCRIBED FORMAT (Download format of application click here).
Due to infrastructure constraint, the Institute will not be able to provide any accommodation at the campus. The trainee may make his/her own arrangements for accommodation during the period of the work.
There are no fixed numbers available each year but requests are considered on the basis of available vacancies.