NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL GENOMICS
INFORMATION FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED TO PURSUE DOCTORAL RESEARCH AT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL GENOMICS (NIBMG), KALYANI
The broad areas of research on which students are expected to work are listed below:
Biomedical Genomics and the functional implications in the context of:
- Infectious disease
- Chronic disease
Computational biology and Statistical Genomics
The minimum eligibility criteria for accepting students at NIBMG to pursue research leading to a Ph.D. degree are:
- Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Genetics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Zoology, Physiology, Biophysics or related disciplines).
- Candidates in general category must have secured at least 55% aggregate in Master’s degree. This will be relaxed for reserved categories as they are only required to successfully complete Master’s degree.
- An applicant should have passed the NET conducted by CSIR/UGC/ICMR/DBT/NBHM AND must have a valid award letter of Junior Research Fellowship from CSIR, UGC, ICMR, DBT, NBHM. Candidates who have qualified for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship or any other fellowship for the reserved categories are encouraged to apply.
- Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrable research training in the form of summer training or short-term courses in established research laboratories in preparation for a research career in biomedical sciences. This condition is not applicable to individuals belonging to reserved categories.
15% OF THE SEATS ARE RESERVED FOR THE SC CATEGORY, 7.5% FOR THE ST CATEGORY AND 27% FOR NON-CREAMY LAYER OBC CATEGORY. CERTIFICATES FROM RELEVANT AUTHORITIES ARE TO BE PROVIDED AS PROOF, BEFORE THE INTERVIEW.
Please apply online via web link http://apply.nibmg.ac.in/. (no other form of application will be accepted). Please indicate online whether you belong to a reserved category or the general category. The online application will be accepted until 5 PM of 10th of December, 2018. Short-listed candidates will be called for a formal interview to make the final selection.