National Institute of Biomedical Genomics announces Admission to PhD Program for 2021-22 Session, Apply Now

NIBMG PhD Admission – 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 20, 2021. Read further for more details on NIBMG PhD Admission 2021.


Research Areas

  • The broad areas of research on which students are expected to work are listed below:
  • Gene Signature and Functional Genomics of Cancer
  • Genetic Determinants of Infectious disease susceptibility and Pathogenesis
  • Multi-omics Determinants of Complex disease
  • Computational Biology and Statistical Genomics 


NIBMG PhD Admission Dates 2021

  • Application Process : Ongoing
  • Last Date for Submission of Online Application Form : 20th December 2021


NIBMG PhD Admission Eligibility Criteria 2021

  • Admissions to NIBMG are based on two categories as follows:

Category A

  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • 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).
  • 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 Application Process 2021

  • Candidates can apply online only through the official website (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 20th December, 2021.
  • 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 forms.


Selection Procedure

  • Short-listed candidates will be interviewed online for final selection in January, 2022. 

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