Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad invites applications from candidates who are bonafide Indian citizens, to pursue research in modern biology leading to a Ph. D. Degree. The projects offered for Ph.D. would be in the broad areas of Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Developmental Biology, Nanobiology, Plant Molecular Biology, Conservation Biology, Ecology, Protein Structure and Function, Biology of Macromolecules, Biology of Infection, Epigenetics, Chromatin Biology and Bioinformatics.
Candidates who satisfy the following criteria only need apply:
- Candidates with a Master’s degree in any branch of science or a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Pharmacy or Medicine having a valid National level fellowship (JRF/SRF of various funding agencies, e.g., CSIR, UGC, DBT, ICMR, etc.), DST-INSPIRE or any other equivalent fellowship can only apply. Valid fellowship is an absolute requirement for pursuing PhD at this Centre.
- Candidates qualified only for lecturer-ship in CSIR-UGC (NET) examination need not apply.
- Upper age limit is 28 years as on 31.05.2015 which is relaxable by 5 years as per GoI rules for SC/ST/OBC/Women/Physically Handicapped candidates.
Applications: Candidates who satisfy the above criteria may submit their applications online by 31.05.2015. Candidates selected for the written test will be intimated through email by 06.06.2015.
Written Test and Interview: The online applications will be screened and the eligible candidates will be called for written test on 22.06.2015 at CCMB, Hyderabad. Candidates qualified in the written test will have to appear for interview on 23.06.2015 and 24.06.2015. Candidates selected in the interview will be asked to stay for discussions on 25.06.2015. Traveling Allowance is not payable by CCMB and candidates have to make their own arrangements for stay, etc. at Hyderabad.
Candidates qualified in CSIR-UGC-NET or ICMR-JRF or DBT-JRF or any other equivalent fellowship such as DST-Inspire can also walk in on the day of the written test (22nd June 2015) at 8 AM into CCMB along with proof of their qualification for the respective fellowship.
Mere fulfillment of the minimum requirements stipulated in the notification would not automatically entitle a person for selection. The decision of the Centre in this regard shall be final. Canvassing in any form and/or bringing in any influence, political or otherwise, will be treated as a disqualification.
Last date for online application is 31.05.2015.
Read more about it at: http://www.ccmb.res.in/index.php?view=phdprogram&mid=0&id=72&nid=51