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ICMR-National Institute for Malaria Research Ph.D. Program Admission 2020

ICMR-NIMR PhD Admission 2020 – ICMR-National Institute for Malaria Research invites applications from highly motivated students from Biology background for enrollment in Ph.D. Programs for the academic year 2020-2021. Candidates can submit online applications on or before April 21, 2020 and printed copy of filled in applications form along with DD of Rs 300/- till April 30, 2020.

Read on for more details on ICMR-NIMR PhD Admission 2020 from the post below.

ICMR-NIMR PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Start of online application 10th February 2020
Last date for submission of online application 21st April 2020
Last date for submission of hard copy of the application and demand draft 30th April 2020
Announcement of candidates shortlisted for Interviews will be displayed on NIMR website 04th May 2020
Date of Interview will be displayed on NIMR website 25th May 2020
Final Selection Announcement of final Selected candidate at the website 01st June 2020



No. of Seats

Total of 41 seats are available.


Eligibility Criteria for ICMR-NIMR PhD Admission 2020

Highly enthusiastic students from almost any branch of Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Entomology/ Biotechnology/ Genetics/ Chemistry/ Physics/ Biophysics/ Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Computational biology/ Biostatistics or allied subjects with a particular interest in Biology.
M Sc, M.Tech, B.Tech, B.Pharm/ B.E./ MBBS/ MD in Biological Sciences or other branches with a particular interest in Biology with Malaria Research, with at least 60 percent (or equal in CGPA) can also apply ( or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA), for general and OBC category, and 55% for SC/ST/Differently-abled candidate in aggregate (or equivalent grade).
In case CGPA is not based on a 10-point scale, candidates should provide a statement issued by the respective University indicating conversion of CGPA to percentage.
Candidates who have appeared or are appearing for qualifying examination in the academic year 2020 are also eligible to apply. However, such candidates will have to submit the proof of qualifying marks either at the time of interview or if selected at the time of admission. Kindly note that registration for PhD degree at AcSIR will happen only after fulfilling the eligibility criteria.
In exceptional cases, students may be enrolled (if recommended by Director) in case extramural project funding is available or else the candidates must have one of the following fellowships:
CSIR-UGC NET (JRF)/ JRF examination conducted by national agencies such as ICMR/DBT or  Valid DST-Inspire fellowship


Age Limit

Upper age limit is 28 years as on 10th Feb 2020 for General Category.
Age relaxation of up to 5 years (33 years) for SC/ ST/ Differently Abled/ Women candidates and up to 3 years (31 years) for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates will be granted.


ICMR-NIMR PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

Application forms available at the NIMR website (www.nimr.org.in) should be duly filled and submitted online on or before 21 April, 2020.
Printed copy of the filled application form should be submitted along with a non- refundable Demand Draft for Rs 300/- (Exempted for SC/ST and Differently Abled candidates, provided they submit supporting document) drawn in favour of “Director-NIMR, so as to reach on or before April 30, 2020.
Envelope should be marked as “NIMR Ph.D. 2020”.
Incomplete applications and applications received after the closing date will not be entertained.


Selection Procedure

The names of the short-listed candidates along with date and time for the personal interview will be displayed on the ICMR-NIMR website.
The list of Ph.D. guides (who have vacancy for Ph.D. students in their laboratory) and brief description of their research projects would be given to shortlisted candidates.
Final selection would be based on the performance in the interview.

To view the official notification, click here  

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

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