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NCCS PhD Admission 2021, Dates, Eligibility, Application form

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National Centre for Cell Sciences (NCCS), Pune announces Admission to PhD Program for March 2021 session

NCCS Pune PhD Admission 2021 – National Centre for Cell Sciences (NCCS), Pune invites application from eligible candidates for admission to PhD program for the session commencing in March 2021. The applications can be submitted in a prescribed format available on the official website.

The candidates should be a bonafide Indian citizen, having consistently good academic record with strong motivation to pursue research in modern biology leading to a PhD degree.

NCCS PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

Last date of receipt of application at NCCS with all required documents   

24th December 2020

Publication of list of shortlisted candidates called for Interview at NCCS     

11th January 2021

Date of Interview        

27th, 28th & 29th January 2021 from 9.00 AM onwards

Declaration of Result of the Interview

01st February 2021

Interaction and Finalization of Guide Before 

08th February 2021

Expected date of joining at NCCS    

15th March 2021

Eligibility Criteria for NCCS PhD Admission 2021

  • Student have Masters degree/Postgraduate in any branch of Sciences with an interest in pursuing research in Modern Biology, having at least 55% or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) with a valid fellowship from CSIR/UGC/DST-Inspire with NET-LS or GATE/DBT/ICMR/ BINC, etc.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, shall be allowed for Reserved Categories SC/ST/OBC and Persons With Disabilities.
  • Students with post graduate degree, who do not have individual fellowship but have qualified JGEEBILS exam conducted by NCBS/TIFR on 08th December, 2019 will be eligible to apply.
  • Students with a postgraduate degree and having valid fellowship from CSIR/UGC/DBT (Category I)/ ICMR/BINC, all are eligible to apply.
  • DST-Inspire qualified students with NET-LS or GATE are also eligible to apply.

Age Criteria

  • The upper age limit for JRF shall be 28 years which is relaxed up to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/Women/PWD and 3 years in case of OBC candidates, or as applicable.

NCCS PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Interested candidates can apply online only through the NCCS website www.nccs.res.in
  • Interested candidates who satisfy the above criteria may submit their typed application in the prescribed format (download from NCCS website)
  • The completed hardcopy application form along with the copies of M.Sc. marks statement and Fellowship certificate/admit card should be sent by e-mail to academics@nccs.res.in (One PDF file containing application in Prescribed format along with certificates) on or before 24th December 2020.
  • SC/ST/OBC candidates should also attach a true copy of Caste Certificate / Latest non-creamy layer certificate along with the application and originals should be produced at the time of Interview.

Selection Process

  • Shortlisted candidates fulfilling NCCS Criteria will have to appear for an online interview to be held at NCCS during 27th, 28th & 29th January 2021.


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


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