National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) Mohali announces Admission to PhD in Biotechnology Program 2024, Apply now


NABI Mohali PhD Admission 2024 in Biotechnology – National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Mohali invites applications from the motivated students for admission to the PhD degree program in Biotechnology starting January 2024 session. NABI is recognized as a centre by the Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad, for conducting PhD (Biotechnology) programs. The program will be conducted at NABI, and the degree will be awarded by RCB, an institute of national importance established through an act of parliament. Read the post given below for more details on NABI Mohali PhD in Biotechnology Admission 2024.


NABI Mohali PhD in Biotechnology Admission 2024


About PhD Program

  • Duration of PhD Course: The duration is for 5 years and a maximum of 7 years.
  • Area of PhD Research Work: Agricultural biotechnology, Food Biotechnology, Nutrition Biotechnology, Plant Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nanobiosciences, Post-harvest technology, functional foods, Genomics and Computational Biology
  • Number of Seats: 17 (Reservation of seats: as per GOI guidelines)


Important Dates

  • Start Date for Online Submission of Application Form: November 25, 2023
  • Last Date for Submission of Online Application Form & Online Fee: December 16, 2023
  • Date of Interview December 17, 2023, 10:00 AM onwards


Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum qualification: MSc/MTech in any area of life sciences/MPharma/ MVSc/ MBBS or an equivalent degree.
  • Qualifying marks: 55% total marks or equivalent score in the qualifying degree (5% relaxation will be given to SC/ST/OBC/PD as per GOI norms)
  • In addition to above, the candidate for admission shall qualify a national level test for pursuing Doctor of Philosophy programme and such test include a doctoral fellowship or admission eligibility test conducted at the national level by the University Grants Commission (UGC), or Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), or Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR), or Department of Science and Technology (DST), or Department of Biotechnology (DBT), or any other Government recognized agency. 
  • Candidates who have appeared, or will be appearing, in the qualifying degree examination (final year/final semester) and whose result is still awaited may also apply. However, the admission is pursuant to satisfactory fulfillment of the aforementioned criteria/ requirements at the time of joining.


Application Process

  • The details of Admission, Application Form, Ph.D. course work are available at NABI website (
  • Eligible candidates may send their completely filled application form along with synopsis sheet in excel format (Application form and Synopsis Sheet are available in NABI Website) by email (Single adobe pdf file) to [email protected] 


Application Fee

  • Application fee of Rs. 500/- plus GST @ 18% i.e. Rs 590/-.
  • Mode of Payment : Through online / Bank Transfer



  • The students admitted to the program will have to avail the fellowship offered to them from the different granting agencies as per their rules.


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


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