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NIBMG PhD Admission 2021, Dates, Eligibility, Application Form

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National Institute of Biomedical Genomics announces PhD Program Admission 2021

NIBMG PhD Admission 2021 – National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG), Kalyani, invites applications for admission to PhD Programme for the academic session 2021-22.

Interested candidates can submit their application through online mode till December 23, 2020. Read further for more details on NIBMG PhD Admission 2021.


  • Applications are invited from bright and qualified candidates to pursue doctoral research at the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG), West Bengal. The selected students are expected to work on human diseases with emphasis on gaining biological insights into disease mechanisms using clinical samples and appropriate models, both in silico and in vivo.
  • National Institute of Biomedical Genomics is a national-level research institute for genomic medicine. It is located at Kalyani West Bengal – 50 km from Kolkata. It has been established as an autonomous institution under the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.

Research Areas

The broad areas of research on which students are expected to work are listed below:
1 Biomedical Genomics and the functional implications in the context of Infectious disease; Chronic disease and Cancer.
2 Computational Biology and Statistical Genomics

NIBMG PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

Last Date for Submission of Online Application Form 23rd December 2020
Date of  Interview January, 2021

Eligibility Criteria for NIBMG PhD Admission 2021

Admissions to NIBMG are based on two categories as follows:
Category A
1 Master’s degree in any discipline of Biological Sciences (Genetics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Zoology, Botany, Physiology, Biophysics or related disciplines).
2 Candidates in the general category must have secured at least 55% aggregate in Master’s degree. This will be relaxed for reserved categories as they are only required to successfully complete Master’s degree
3. An applicant must have qualified in the junior research fellowship conducted by UGC, CSIR, ICMR, DBT (Category I only), NBHM, BINC, and must have a valid award letter of Research Fellowship at the time of interview.
4 DST-INSPIRE students with a provisional certificate from DST are also eligible to apply. Candidates who have qualified for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship or any other fellowship for the reserved categories are encouraged to apply.
Category B
1 Should have an MBBS or B.Tech (Biotechnology) with at least 55% marks along with a valid junior research fellowship from UGC, CSIR, ICMR, DBT (category I only).
2 Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrable research training in the form of summer training or short-term courses in established research laboratories in preparation for a research career in biomedical sciences

NIBMG PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online only through the official website https://apply.nibmg.ac.in/ (no other form of application will be accepted).
  • Please indicate online whether you belong to a reserved category or the general category. Online application will be accepted until 5 PM on 23rd December, 2020.
  • The candidates desirous to seek admission are required to apply online. Only those applicants, who apply online before the last date and satisfy the eligibility criteria, will be considered for admission.
  • Before filling the application form read the instructions carefully and follow them strictly. Visit the University website for online submission of application form.

Selection Procedure

  • Short-listed candidates will be called for a formal interview to make the final selection. Interview will be in January, 2021.


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


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