Ph.D. Programme for the Academic Year 2013-2014 - National Institute of Immunology

National Institute of Immunology

Admission to Ph.D. Programme for the Academic Year 2013- 2014

National Institute of Immunology (NII) invites applications for its Ph.D. programme. Cutting-edge research at the Institute encompasses broad interdisciplinary areas -

1) Chemical Biology 2) Genetics & Cell Signaling 3) Immunity & Infection 4) Molecular & Cellular Biology 5) Reproduction & Development 6) Structural & Computational Biology.

Minimum qualifications:

M.Sc. in any branch of Science (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics) or M.Tech. or M.B.B.S. or M.V.Sc. or M.Pharm. or equivalent qualification as per the norms of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

At least 60% aggregate score or equivalent grade in Senior Secondary Certificate (10+2) and Bachelor's degree, and at least 55% aggregate score or equivalent grade in Master's degree is required.

Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination this year may also apply; they will be admitted provisionally pending satisfactory fulfillment of the above requirements at the time of joining.

Reservation of seats: 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, 27% for OBC & 3% for physically handicapped are as per statutory norms.

Selection procedure :

Candidates fulfilling minimum requirements will be invited for a written qualifying test at their own expenses on February 24, 2013 at any of the following five centers - Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata, Pune & Guwahati. The Institute shall try to accommodate the choice of centers indicated by the candidate. However, in case of non-availability of a seat at the centers chosen by the candidate, the candidate shall be required to appear for the written qualifying test at the centre allotted by the Institute.

The written test is aimed at evaluating abilities to comprehend, analyse and reason. Therefore, the examination is General Aptitude Test & no separate syllabus is prescribed.

The results of the written test along with the details of the interviews shall be available on the website of the Institute as well as on the Notice Board of the Institute on March 05, 2013.

Interviews will be held at National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi from June 6 - 9, 2013. The Interviews will be held in two stages. The candidates will be short-listed for the final interview based on their performance in the first interview. Final interview will be held in the last two days.

The selected candidates would be paid second class train fare for joining the Ph.D. programme on providing the proof of journey.

Candidates selected after the interviews will be enrolled for the Ph.D. programme of NII in academic affiliation with JNU, New Delhi.

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