National Institute of Immunology PhD Admission 2021, Dates, Application
National Institute of Immunology (NII) New Delhi announces Admission to PhD Program 2021-22
National Institute of Immunology PhD Admission 2021 – National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi invites applications from eligible candidates for Admission to its PhD Programs for the academic year 2021-22
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PhD Programs Offered at NII, New Delhi
Cutting-edge research at NII encompasses broad interdisciplinary areas of –
Infectious and Chronic Disease Biology
Molecular and Cellular Biology
National Institute of Immunology PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates
Online Application begins
04th January, 2021
Last Date for submission of Application Form
01st February 2021
Admit card available for download
11th February, 2021
Date of NII-2021 Entrance Examination
25th February, 2021
The list of candidates short-listed for interviews shall be available on the NII website and Notice Board on or before
26h April, 2021
Date of Interviews will be held online during
15th to 22nd June 2021
The Program will start on
12th July 2021
The allotment of laboratories and thesis supervisors will be made by
19th July 2021
Eligibility Criteria for National Institute of Immunology PhD Admission 2021
Candidate must have a M.Sc. in any branch of Science (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics) M.Tech., M.B.B.S., M.V.Sc., M.Pharm., Integrated M.Sc., or equivalent qualification as per the norms of the 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 55% aggregate score or equivalent grade in Master’s degree are essential for the general category.
5% relaxation in aggregate scores in Senior Secondary, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees will be applicable for candidates from the reserved categories [(OBC (non-creamy layer; NCL), SC/ST, and PwD]. Rounding off of percentage score to the next integral value is not permitted.
Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination in the current academic year are eligible to apply; they will be admitted provisionally pending satisfactory fulfilment of the eligibility requirements at the time of joining
Reservations of seats
15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, 27%for OBC (NCL) and 3% for persons with disability (PwD) as per statutory norms.
National Institute of Immunology PhD Admission 2021 Application Process
Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website http://www.nii.res.in/
Online application facility will be available at the NII website from 4th January, 2021 to 25th January, 2021. Candidates should submit their applications along with application fees through NII online application portal only.
The entire application process for admissions is online and the Application form has to be filled online in entirety and be submitted along with the documents on or before last date.
Candidates must ensure that the information details furnished in the online application are true and correct. If any discrepancy is observed at any stage, NII reserves the right to cancel the admission.
For General/OBC (NCL) candidates
For SC/ST/PwD candidates
Mode of Payment
Online through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking
NII will select candidates for the Ph.D. program through the following two Channels:
Computer-based Entrance Examination, NII-2021 to be conducted by NII at multiple centres across India on 25th February 2021 (Thursday). :
Joint Graduate Entrance Examination in Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS-2021).
Candidates will be short-listed for an interview based on their scores in either NII-2021 or JGEEBILS-2021.
The list of candidates short-listed for interviews shall be available on the NII website and Notice Board on or before 26h April, 2021.
PhD – Fellowship
NII currently provides Junior Research Fellowship of Rs.31000/- per month to the selected candidates. Awarded fellowships from CSIR, UGC, ICMR, DBT or and DST, may avail them as per rules of the respective funding agency.