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National Institute of Immunology Delhi PhD Admission 2019

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NII New Delhi announces Admission to PhD Program 2019 - 20 Session

NII PhD Admission 2019 - National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi invites applications from eligible candidates for its PhD Program for the academic year 2019-20

Shortlisting of candidates for Interview will be done on the basis of the marks in qualifying exam details for the same are given.


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PhD Programs Offered at NII, New Delhi

  • Cutting-edge research at the Institute encompasses broad interdisciplinary areas:
  • Immunology
  • Infectious and Chronic Disease Biology
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Chemical Biology
  • Structural Biology and
  • Computational Biology


NII PhD Admission 2019 Important Dates

  • Online Application Beings: 26th December 2018
  • Online Application Closing: 27th January 2019
  • Admit Card Available for Download: 06th February 2019
  • NII-2019 Entrance Exam Date: 24th February 2019


Eligibility Criteria for NII PhD Admission 2019

  • Application must be minimum academic qualifications required are M.Sc. or equivalent in any branch of science, or M. Tech or MBBS or M.V.Sc or M. Pharm or equivalent qualification as per the norms of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi along with 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.
  • The Institute invites applications from candidates who have completed or are likely to complete the required courses this academic year.
  • Rounding off of percentage score to next integral value is not permitted.
  • Candidates appearing for the qualifying exam this academic year may also apply; they will be admitted provisionally pending satisfactory fulfillment of the above requirements the time of joining.


Selection Procedure

  • Candidates applying for Ph.D. (2019-20) at the National Institute of Immunology (NII) will be shortlisted for interviews (to be held at NII in 24th February 2019) after qualifying at least one of the following examinations:
  • NII will select candidates for the PhD Program through the following Channels:
  • Channel-1: Computer-based Entrance Exam, NII-2049 to be conducted by NII at multiple centres all over India on 24th February 2019 (Sunday) or;
  • Channel-2: Joint Graduate Entrance Examination in Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS-2019). Candidates applying through JGEEBILS-2019 must submit an application through NII Application Portal, along with application fees and the JGEEBILS-2019 admit card.
  • The list of candidates shortlisted for Interviews shall be available on the NII website and Notice Board on or before 15th March 2019.
  • Interviews will be held at the National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi from 13th to 15th June 2019.



  • Reservations of seats - 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, 27% for OBC (non-creamy layer) and 3% for Physically Handicapped as per statutory norms.


NII PhD Admission 2019 Application Process

  • Applications should be submitted online only (visit website www.nii.res.in); online application facility will be available at NII website.
  • Applicants having difficulty in accessing NII PhD admission portal may contact Administrative Officer (Academic and Training), National Institute of Immunology, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110067.
  • Details of Application Process for JGEEBILS (GS-2018) are available at https://www.ncbs.res.in


Application Fee

  • Online Application Fee is Rs.1000/- for General /OBC (NCL) Applicants and Rs.500/- for SC/ST/PwD (non-refundable).
  • Online Application facilities will be available at the NII website from 26th December 2018 to 27th January 2019

PhD - Fellowship

  • The institute currently provides a Junior-Research Fellowship of Rs.25000/- per month. Selected candidates who are already fellowship awarded from CSIR, UGC, ICMR, DBT, and DST may avail those fellowships as per rules governed by the respective funding agency.


National Institute of Immunology (NII), New Delhi

NII, New Delhi (An Autonomous Research Institute), JNU Complex, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110067, Tel.: 011-26717101, Email: phdadm2018@nii.ac.in, Website www.nii.res.in



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