ACTREC JRF 2017 | Tata Memorial Centre JRF for PhD in Life Sciences

TMC Mumbai Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) for PhD 2017

Applications are invited in the prescribed format, the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF 2017) for PhD in Life Sciences at Tata Memorial Centre

The Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) is an autonomous Grant-in-aid Institution of the Department of Atomic Energy. The TMC is comprised of the Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC) and the Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH)

The TMC conducts PhD Program in Life Sciences and is affiliated to the Homi Bhabha National Institute (Deemed University). On-going research at TMC includes basic and translational research in Cancer Biology. Specific research topics include study of cell proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis, metastasis, tumor immunology, molecular imaging, carcinogenesis, stem cell biology, biophysics, structural biology, bioinformatics, proteomics, genomics, genetics, epigenetics and glycobiology

TMC JRF 2017 Eligibility Criteria

M.Sc. (Applied Biology /Biochemistry /Bioinformatics /Biophysics /Biotechnology /Botany /Life Sciences /Microbiology /Molecular Biology/Zoology or related Biological Sciences) / M. Tech (Bioinformatics/Biotechnology); M.V.Sc.; M. Pharm from a recognized University, with 60% aggregate marks

Those awaiting results may also apply. Candidates having Post-graduation course of only one-year duration are not eligible


Rs 25,000/- plus 30% HRA (if hostel facility is not allotted) per month as applicable; limited hostel facility is available on the ACTREC campus on first come, first served basis

TMC JRF 2017 Application Procedure

All the candidates must first Apply Online (, and then submit the filled and signed application along with all the enclosures mentioned in the application form and a Demand Draft (DD) for Rs.500/- drawn in favor of TMC-ACTREC payable in Navi Mumbai (No fees for female candidates and SC/ ST or physically handicapped candidates, provided proof is attached)

The hard copy of the application form along with all enclosures must reach the Senior Administrative Officer, Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, Tata Memorial Centre, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai 410210

Candidates must write their name and application number behind the demand draft; TMC reserves the right to increase the minimum eligibility criteria, in case of receipt of large number of applications

Incomplete forms and those without enclosures may get rejected. Final Admission into the PhD program is subject to the candidate satisfying HBNI eligibility criteria

The list of research projects being offered to PhD students at TMC will be displayed on the ACTREC website

Candidates are encouraged to interact with and seek information from the Principal Investigators whose names and e-mail IDs will be given against their respective projects

An ‘objective type’ Written Exam will be held at Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Technology, opposite Kharghar Station, Sector 7, Belpada, CBD, Navi Mumbai-400614, on Sunday 28th May 2017 at 09.30 am

The list of candidates who have qualified in this exam will be displayed at the: (i) ACTREC website, (ii) Examination Centre, and (iii) ACTREC Security Gate on 29th May 2017 after 07.00 pm

Students who have qualified in National Level Written Entrance Tests:

Candidates who have valid Junior Research Fellowships from CSIR/ UGC/ ICMR/ DBT or other recognized agencies - obtained after appearing for a written entrance test, will be called for direct interview at ACTREC

They must apply online

Candidates who have applied online but have received external fellowship intimation after 28th April 2017 must send proof of the award by e-mail ([email protected]) to seek direct interview dates

The list of candidates shortlisted for direct interview based on their performance in the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences is displayed on the ACTREC website

Candidates in this list who are interested in ACTREC’s Ph.D. program must apply online

TMC JRF 2017 Important Dates

The deadline for the online application is 28th April 2017

Eligible to appear for the written entrance exam will be displayed on the ACTREC website by 12th May 2017

Entrance Exam Test will be held on Sunday 28th May 2017 at 09.30 am

Interviews will be held at ACTREC on 30th, 31st May & 01st & 02nd June 2017

List of the Candidates called for direct interview on 05th, 06th and 07th June 2017 will be displayed on the ACTEC website on 12th May 2017

Declaration of the Results: The list of successful candidates will be displayed on the ACTREC website

TMC Mumbai

(Tata Memorial Centre), Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC), Kharghar, Navi Mumbai-410210 & Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH), Parel, Mumbai-400012, Website

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

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