CDFD Hyderabad Research Scholars Program 2017

CDFD Research Scholars Program - I (2017)

The CDFD (Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics) Hyderabad invites applications for Research Scholarships program beginning July / August 2017.

The current research themes include - Computational and Structural Biology, Genetics and Epigenetics, Silkmoth Genomics, Molecular Pathogenesis, Cancer and Stem Cell Biology, Cell Signalling and Molecular and Cellular Biology

CDFD Research Scholars Program Important Dates

Open Date for Submitting Online Application: 28th March 2017

The Last Date for Submitting Online Application: 17th April 2017

Date of Issue of ADMIT CARDS: 22nd April 2017

Date of Examination: 04th - 05th May 2017

Date of Display of CDFD JGEEBILS-2017 Shortlist: 08th May 2017

Date for Display of CDFD-LAN shortlist: 08th May 2017

Date of the Interviews: 31st May 2017 & 01st June 2017

CDFD Research Scholars Program Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible all the candidates must have:

Candidates must have Master's degree in any branch of Science, Technology, or Agriculture from a recognized University/ Institute OR MBBS. Candidates who have appeared for their final semester exam but are awaiting results, are also eligible to apply

Qualified CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE NET JRF/UGC-RGNF (or similar) or have qualified BINC Exam conducted by the DBT with fellowship or GATE (All India Top 50 Ranks in Biotechnology [BT], Life Sciences [XL] or Chemistry [CY]) or JEST

Candidates having qualified for the Project-JRF fellowship under the ICMR funded project Scheme/ [which is only for a period of two years]/DBT JRF NET with a B. Tech. [Biotechnology] degree /DBT JRF NET under DBT-B category list are NOT eligible to apply

MBBS candidates are exempted from any of the eligibility tests mentioned herein but must be below the age of 28 years as on the last date for receipt of application

Candidates with LS-NET qualification only in CSIR-UGC (NET) examination need not apply

CDFD Research Scholars Program Selection Procedure

Admission to the CDFD Research Scholars program in July/August 2017 (RSP – I – 2017) will be based on interviews conducted at CDFD on May 31 and June 1, 2017. The shortlist of candidates to appear for these interviews will be prepared by CDFD from:

Applicants who appear in the ENTRANCE examination that will be conducted jointly by CCMB and CDFD at 19 different centres across India on May 4, 2017, and have applied to CDFD RSP-I-2017 (CDFD-LAN Shortlist) (or);

Applicants who appeared in the Joint Graduate Entrance Exam for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS 2017), which was held on 11th Dec, 2016, and have applied to CDFD RSP-I-2017 (CDFD-JGEEBILS Shortlist)

The shortlisting will be based on cut-off scores determined by CDFD

As the CDFD-JGEEBILS shortlist will be displayed only on 08th May, 2017, candidates who have appeared for the JGEEBILS-2017 exam are encouraged to appear for the CCMB/CDFD Joint Entrance Exam to be held on 04th May 2017

CDFD Research Scholars Program Application Procedure

Interested candidates (including those who have appeared for the JGEEBILS-2017) need to register their names for RESEARCH SCHOLARS PROGRAM-I-2017 by applying in the prescribed application form

The Online application facility will open on March 28, 2017 and will be closed on 17th April 2017; the CCMB/CDFD Joint Entrance Examination will be held on 04th May 2017
Online application fee is Rs. 500 (for GEN), Rs. 250 only for OBC (Non-creamy layer). No fee for ST/SC/PH; the CDFD-LAN and CDFD-JGEEBILS shortlists will be displayed on the CDFD website on 08th May 2017

Interviews will be conducted at CDFD, Hyderabad on May 31 and 01st June 2017

There is no walk-in for the written test and there will be no spot registration

CDFD Hyderabad

The CDFD (Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics) Hyderabad is a premier institute located in Hyderabad, India. It is managed by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. CDFD offers services in DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics and conducts basic research in the frontier areas of modern biology.

CDFD Hyderabad

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics [CDFD] , Office Block: Hostel & Residential Complex, Survey Nos. 728, 729, 730 & 734, Opp. Uppal Water Tank, Beside BSNL T E Building, Uppal, Hyderabad-500039, Ranga Reddy District, Phone No.: +91 40 2720 9451, Website

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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