Ph.D. Admission Announcement: 2019-2020, Monsoon (August) 2019
Department of Life Sciences
The Department of Life Sciences in the School of Natural Sciences at Shiv Nadar University invites applications for admission in the Ph.D. program for the coming semester (August 2019).
Candidates admitted for full-time Ph.D. program will receive a stipend of Rs. 50,000/- (fifty thousand rupees) per month for the first two years and Rs. 55,000/- (fifty-five thousand rupees) for the next two years. Candidates with their fellowships through CSIR-UGC NET-JRF & DBTJRF, etc., are encouraged to apply.
Research in the Department of Life Sciences is multifaceted with a major focus in the areas of
- Cancer Biology
- Cell Signaling
- Bacterial Morphogenesis and Biofilms
- NGS Technologies
- Protein Folding and Stress Response
- Vascular Biology
- Plant Sciences
- Brain metastasis and Neurovascular disease modeling
- Chromatin remodeling factors and nuclear receptor signaling
However, in this semester, admissions will be considered primarily for the research areas of “Bioinformatics, Virology, Epigenetics and Cancer Biology, Protein Biochemistry, Plant epigenomics and developmental biology”
After the online submission, a copy of the completed form should be sent by email to email@example.com. The subject heading of email should clearly mention, “Application for PhD program of Life Sciences”. Additionally, you are requested to provide one reference letter to support your candidature at the time of interview.
Many of the research projects are interdisciplinary in nature, involving collaborations with other departments/ schools/ centres of the University. Detailed descriptions of research areas of our faculty members can be found at https://lsci.snu.edu.in/
A candidate should have a Master’s degree in any areas of Life Sciences/Bioinformatics or M. Tech in relevant areas, with a minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent grade point.
All interested applicants should apply online by clicking the “Apply Now” button given at the bottom of this page. Please follow the instructions carefully
1) Fill all the mandatory fields
2) Upload the following documents online:
- Passport size color photograph
- Current CV
- All Mark sheets/Degree Certificates (Bachelors and Masters)
- Standardized Examination Certificate- CSIR, UGC, GATE, etc. (if applicable)
- A Statement of Purpose
After the online submission, a copy of the completed application form should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please make provision for at least one reference letter in support of your application. The reference letter can also be sent to the same email address.
You will be required to pay a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 1,200/- (One Thousand Two Hundred Only). The application fee is to be paid online.
Shortlisted candidates will be intimated for appearing in written test and interview on the dates mentioned below, which will be conducted at Shiv Nadar University (SNU) campus in Gautam Buddha Nagar District (near Greater Noida), U.P.
Candidates with CSIR-UGC NET-JRF & DBT-JRF, etc., fellowships will directly appear for the onsite interview. TA for 3rd AC by train or equivalent will be paid for attending the test/interview. Local transport and accommodation will also be provided.
A separate written examination will be conducted for Ph.D. in Life Sciences and Bioinformatics.
Last date for submission of filled forms: 25th May 2019
Examination Date: 1st and 2nd July 2019
For any queries related to the application and admission, you may contact: Ms. Priya Nigam, Executive Assistant to the HoD, Department of Life Sciences. Email: email@example.com Telephone: 0120-3819100 Extn: 708
Please note that the application will not be considered without all the necessary prescribed documents and application fee. For any queries related to the application and admission, you may write to the ID given above