The Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), is an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology.

In association with the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, CDFD has launched a 6-month ‘Fellowship in Genetic Diagnostics’ for faculty from government medical colleges/hospitals and invites applications from interested individuals.


  • The program will provide training in Cytogenetic and Molecular Genetic techniques along with the understanding of their applications in patient care
  • Further, the faculty members trained under this program will be eligible to apply for the DBT grant for the Establishment of Diagnostic Centres at their respective institutes/colleges/hospitals after the successful completion of their training.

CDFD Hyderabad Fellowship in Genetic Diagnostics 2020 Important Dates

The last date for submission of application is04th June 2020

Eligibility Criteria for CDFD Hyderabad Fellowship in Genetic Diagnostics 2020

  • Candidates having Post-graduate degree (MD/MS/DNB) in Pathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Laboratory Hematology, Laboratory Medicine, Anatomy, Physiology, or any other equivalent Paraclinical specialty/ Superspeciality and holding the regular position in Government medical college/hospital are eligible to apply for this Fellowship.

Fellowship Amount

  • The Trainee/ Clinicians from institutes outside Hyderabad will be paid a displacement allowance of Rs. 30,000 per month.

CDFD Hyderabad Fellowship in Genetic Diagnostics 2020 Application Process

1Interested candidates who fulfill the above conditions may register their names by applying in the prescribed application form
2To download the application form, click here.
3Application form along with self-attested photocopies of degree certificates, MCI registration certificate, and experience certificates should be sent to The Dean – Academics, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Inner Ring Road, Uppal Hyderabad-500039 Telangana.
4The application should be forwarded by the head (Director / Principal) of the institute.

Selection Criteria

i.Screening and selection based on scrutiny of the Application form and telephonic interview
ii.The commitment to learning and the possibilities of implementation at the workplace will be judged.


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