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NCCS PhD Admission 2018 eligibility, application, dates


National Centre for Cell Sciences, Pune announces PhD Admission 2018

National Centre for Cell Sciences (NCCS), Pune invites application from eligible candidates for admissions to PhD Programmes of March 2018 session
The candidates should be bonafide Indian citizens, having consistently good academic record with strong motivation to pursue research in modern biology leading to a PhD degree and with eligibility mentioned below should apply for the same
National Centre for Cell Sciences is a National Level, Biotechnology, Tissue Engineering and Tissue Banking research center located at Savitribai Phule Pune University, in Pune, Maharashtra. The institute offers research programmes on subjects like cell-culture, cell-repository, immunology and chromatin-remodelling


Candidates should have Masters (Post-Graduate) degree in any branch of Science with interest in pursuing research in Modern Biology and having at least 50% or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA) and with a valid fellowship from CSIR/DBT/ICMR/UGC/ DST Inspire /BINC, etc
Students with post graduate degree, who do not have individual fellowship but have qualified JGEEBILS exam conducted by NCBS/TIFR on 11th December 2016 will be eligible to apply and will be shortlisted by NCCS criteria for MCQ test/interview
Earlier JGEEBILS qualified candidates are not eligible
Candidates who have qualified only for Lectureship in CSIR-UGC (NET) and the “Project List of ICMR” or DBT-JRF (Category-II) are not eligible
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
Reservation will be as per Govt. of India guidelines


Interested candidates who satisfy the above criteria may submit their typed application in the prescribed format (download from NCCS website www.nccs.res.in)
The completed hardcopy application form along with the copies of M.Sc. marks statement and Fellowship certificate/admit card should reach to the Dean (Academics), National Centre for Cell Science, S. P. Pune University Campus, Ganeshkhind, Post Box No.: 40, Pune-411007 on or before 17th November 2017
SC/ST/OBC candidates should also attach true copy of Caste Certificate/Latest non-creamy layer certificate along with the application and originals should be produced at the time of Interview
An application Fee of Rs.100/- only should be mailed along with the application form in the form of a Demand Draft payable to Director, NCCS at Pune. There is no application fee for SC/ST students
Personal Interview
Shortlisted candidates from the JGEEBILS results based on NCCS criteria will be only called for interview
Personal interview will be held at NCCS, Pune of all shortlisted candidates as per NCCS criteria. Details of the interview process/schedule will be published on the NCCS website along with the list of shortlisted candidates on 05th January 2018
Shortlisted candidates fulfilling NCCS criteria will have to appear for interview to be held at NCCS during 29th and 30th January, 2018
Second class train fare by shortest route will be paid to only SC/ST Candidates as per rules. Candidates should make their own arrangements for stay at Pune. Selected candidates will need to stay for two days more for interaction and finalization of guide
In case of any query, students should email at academics@nccs.res.in

Important Dates

Last Date of Receipt of Application at NCCS with all 17th November 2017
Publication of list of shortlisted candidates called for MCQ/Interview: 05th January 2018
Date of Interview at NCCS: 29th to 30th January 2018, 09.00 AM onwards
Declaration of Result of interview at NCCS: 30th January 2018 evening
Interaction and finalization of Guides: 31st January 2018
Expected Date of Joining at NCCS: 01st March 2018
For any query, candidates are requested to check the official website: www.nccs.res.in

NCCS, Pune

National Centre for Cell Sciences, Pune (NCCS, Pune), National Centre for Cell Science, Pune, (An Autonomous Institution of the Dept of Biotechnology, Govt. of India), Savitribai Phule Pune University Campus, Ganeshkhind, Pune-411007, Email: academics@nccs.res.in, Website www.nccs.res.in
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
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