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CSIR IGIB PhD Admission 2019, Dates, Eligibility, Application & more

CSIR-Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) notifies PhD Admission for January 2019 session. CSIR IGIB PhD Admission 2019 - CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) announces PhD Program Admission for Research in frontier areas of Modern Biology leading to a PhD degree for the year January 2019

CSIR IGIB PhD Admission 2019 Notification out!

The CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative biology (CSIR-IGIB) invites applications from bright young individuals from diverse backgrounds with strong motivation and good academic credentials to pursue research in the frontier areas of modem biology leading to a PhD degree


Also See : Phd Admissions 2018


Broad Interdisciplinary Research Areas

  • The broad interdisciplinary research areas are genomics and molecular medicine, genome informatics and structural biology, chemical and systems biology, respiratory disease biology and environmental biotechnology


Also See : Admission Notifications 2018


Eligibility Criteria for CSIR IGIB PhD Admission 2019

  • Masters (M.Sc/M.Tech/M.Pharm) with at least 60% (or equivalent in CGPA) in any branch of Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics/Computer Science or allied subjects with special interest in Biology
  • B.Tech (in Biological sciences or other branches with special interest in Biology)/B.Pharm/B.E./MBBS candidates with at least 60% (or equivalent in CGPA) may also apply. In addition to this, all candidates should also have obtained at least 60% (or equivalent in CGPA) in their XIIth standard board examination
  • Both the criteria are relaxed for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy) candidates to a minimum of 55% in the highest qualifying exam and in the XIIth standard board exam
  • Candidates who are awaiting results for the highest qualifying examinations are allowed to appear, but their admission is subject to clearing all the eligibility criteria at the time of admission

Fellowship Details for IGIB PhD Admission 2019

  • M.Sc/M.Tech/M.Pharm/B.Tech/B.Pharm/BE/MBBS candidates should hold CSIR-UGC(JRF)/DBT(JRF)/ICMR-JRF/DST-INSPIRE or equivalent (fellowship certificate should be valid at least till 31st December 2018, in all cases)
  • Fellowship conditions should allow them to work in CSIR Laboratories and on CSIR projects. B.Tech/B/Pharm/B.E students who fulfil the conditions for GATE-JRF fellowship are also eligible
  • Eligible candidates will have to appear for interviews at CSIR-IGIB (see below)


Age Limit

  • Upper age limit is 28 years (as on the closing date of application, 10th November 2018) which is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy)/physically handicapped persons as well as women candidates as per Govt. of India rules in this regard


Selection Procedure for ICIB  PhD Admission 2019

  • All candidates fulfilling minimum eligibility criteria will be invited through email for appearing in interviews at CSIR-IGIB, Delhi, to be held on 08th to 09th December 2018
  • The interviews will be aimed at evaluating abilities to comprehend, analyze and reason along with the aptitude of the candidate in biological sciences. Candidates will also be evaluated with special focus on their research proposal that they are to submit at the time of application
  • The candidates should be ready to make a short 10-minute presentation (no slides, white board only) based on their research interest and research proposal.
  • The names of the successful candidates eligible to join CSIR-IGIB PhD program will be declared on or before 14th December 2018
  • The selected candidates are required to join CSIR-IGIB before 15th January 2019
  • Admission into the CSIR-IGIB PhD Program of AcSIR is subject to the verification of all documents defining eligibility
  • In case of eligible candidates with already activated JRF fellowships, the consent letter from appropriate authority for transfer of fellowship is to be submitted to CSIR-IGIB at the time of interview, otherwise the candidature is liable to cancellation.


CSIR IGIB PhD Admission 2019 Application Procedure

  • Please register on the AcSIR admission portal (acsir.res.in). The portal is open from 21 September 2018 to 25th October 2018 at
  • Keep the Registration number from the AcSIR application portal. This will be essential for applying on the CSIR-IGIB portal. c. In case you face any difficulty with online application form please inform Pratima or Priyanka at coordinator.igib@acsir.res.in well in advance of the deadline
  • CSIR-IGIB application portal will be active on the CSIR-IGIB website (www.igib.res.in) by 10th October 2018 and will close on the 10th of November 2018.


Instructions to filling up the form at CSIR-IGIB portal is given below - IGIB PhD Admission application process

  • After interacting with the scientist in person/on email/on phone/ on skype etc. request a recommendation from the scientist (each candidate may submit only one letter of recommendation)
  • Apply through the CSIR-IGIB application portal. Upload the recommendation letter obtained from the scientist of your choice. This is mandatory. Upload your research proposal (this does not have to be related to the work you will actually do in the PhD). This will be used to evaluate your scientific aptitude. Complete the rest of the application as instructed.
  • Submit the non-refundable application fee of Rs 1000/- [Rs 500/- for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy) candidates]. Instructions for the payment will be available on the website (CSIR-IGIB portal at www.igib.res.in).


 CSIR IGIB PhD Admission 2019 Dates

  • Application Form Available from: 25th September 2018
  • Last Date of accepting Application Form: 25th October 2018



CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, North Campus, Mall Road, Delhi-110007 & South Campus, Mathura Road, New Delhi-110025, Website www.igib.res.in



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