ICMR NIMR PhD Admissions 2020
ICMR-National Institute for Malaria Research has announced its official notification for its PhD programme 2020-2021. ICMR NIMR PhD Programme Admissions 2020-2021. Check out the below-given details for more information:
ICMR-National Institute for Malaria Research
Sector-8, Dwarka, New Delhi 110077
National Institute for Malaria Research, New Delhi, is a premier institute of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The Institute invites applications from highly motivated students from Biology background for enrollment in Ph.D. programme.
The thrust areas of research include the development of genetic and molecular markers for important malaria vectors and parasites, Monitoring and defining the mechanism of insecticide and drug resistance, Target-based drug discovery and setting a large-scale platform for phenotype screening, New diagnostic kits based on parasite proteins, Mosquito physiology and behaviors, cytotaxonomic studies of major Indian vectors, field evaluation of drugs, new insecticides, biolarvicides, insecticide-impregnated bed nets.
The Ph.D. Degrees will be awarded by AcSIR. The Institute encompasses research on broad interdisciplinary areas of (1) Biochemistry, (2) Structural biology (3) Biostatistics, (4) Bioinformatics, (5) Drug discovery, Drug resistance (6) Entomology, (7) Epidemiology, (8) Immunology, (9) Microbiology, (10) Molecular Biology, (11) Cell Biology, (12), Biophysics, (13), Computational Biology.
The research themes are outlined in three broad areas: Vector biology, Parasite-host biology, Epidemiology and environmental biology.
Number of seats: A total of 41 seats are available for the 2020-2021 session.
Age Limit: per age limit is 28 years as on 10th Feb 2020 for General Category. Age relaxation of up to 5 years (33 years) for SC/ST/Differently Abled/Women candidates and up to 3 years (31 years) for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates will be granted.
Reservation: Will be as per the rules followed by UGC.
Who can apply
Highly enthusiastic students from almost any branch of Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Entomology / Biotechnology/ Genetics/ Chemistry/ Physics/ Biophysics/ Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Computational biology/ Biostatics or allied subjects with a particular interest in Biology.
M Sc, M.Tech, B.Tech, B.Pharm/B.E./MBBS/MD in Biological Sciences or other branches with a particular interest in Biology with Malaria Research, with at least 60 percent (or equal in CGPA) can also apply ( or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA), for general and OBC category, and 55% for SC/ST/Differently-abled candidate in aggregate (or equivalent grade).
In case CGPA is not based on 10- point scale candidate should provide a statement issued by the respective University indicating conversion of CGPA to percentage. Candidates who have appeared or are appearing for qualifying examination in the academic year 2020 are also eligible to apply.
However, such candidates will have to submit the proof of qualifying marks either at the time of the interview or if selected at the time of admission. Kindly note that registration for the PhD degree at AcSIR will happen only after fulfilling the eligibility criteria.
In exceptional cases, students may be enrolled (if recommended by Director) in case extramural project funding is available or else the candidates must have one of the following fellowships:
CSIR-UGC NET (JRF)/JRF examination conducted by national agencies such as ICMR/DBT
Valid DST-Inspire fellowship
How to apply
Application form available at the NIMR website (www.nimr.org.in) should be duly filled and submitted online on or before 21 April 2020.
A printed copy of the filled application form should be submitted along with a non- refundable Demand Draft for Rs 300/- (Exempted for SC/ST and Differently Abled candidates, provided they submit supporting document) drawn in favour of “Director-NIMR“, so as to reach on or before April 30, 2020.
The envelope should be marked as “NIMR Ph.D. 2020”. Incomplete applications and applications received after the closing date will not be entertained.
The names of the short-listed candidates along with the date and time for the personal interview will be displayed on the ICMR-NIMR website. The list of Ph.D. guides (who have a vacancy for Ph.D. students in their laboratory) and a brief description of their research projects would be given to shortlisted candidates. The final selection would be based on the performance in the interview.
- NIMR reserves the right to change the minimum eligibility criteria in case of receipt of a large number of applications.
- The decision of the Director and Selection Committee will be final for selection and allotment of the laboratory, and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
- Since NIMR has different field units across the country, many students will be placed in those units outside of Delhi, based on the requirement and decision of the Director and selection committee.
- Please find the information of ICMR-NIMR field sites at www.nimr.org.in.
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|Last date for submission of online application||April 21, 2020|
|Last date for submission of hard copy of the application and demand draft||April 30, 2020|
|Announcement of candidates shortlisted for Interviews||will be displayed on the NIMR website; May 4, 2020|
|Date of Interview||will be displayed on the NIMR website; May 25, 2020|
|Final Selection||Announcement of final Selected candidate at the web site; June 1, 2020|