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March 16, 2009

Admission Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) PhD Admission at Tata Memorial Centre

Admission: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

PhD Admission

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Specialization: Life Sciences. On-going research at TMC addresses different aspects of Cancer Biology including cell proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis, metastasis, tumor immunology, immunotherapy, virology, chemotherapy, carcinogenesis, gene therapy in animal models, tumor markers, structural biology and proteomics, genomics, genetics, microbiology, biochemistry and medical physics] The Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) comprising of the Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC) and the Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH) is a Constituent Institute of the Homi Bhabha National Institute (Deemed University) and is an Autonomous Institution of the Department of Atomic Energy]

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Master’s degree in: Applied Biology/ Botany/ Biochemistry/ Bioinformatics/ Biophysics/ Biotechnology/ Life Sciences/ Microbiology/ Molecular Biology/ Zoology; or M.B.B.S. from a recognized University, with not less than 60% aggregate marks. Those awaiting results may also apply.

Stipend: Rs.12000/- + 30% HRA per month as applicable if Hostel facility not allotted. Hostel facility is available on the ACTREC campus on first come, first served basis.
Applications are invited, in the prescribed form, for the award of JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS.

Duly filled in applications in the enclosed format along with a Demand Draft for Rs.150/- drawn in favour of TMC-ACTREC (No fee in case of SC/ST/PH) along with necessary enclosures (as mentioned in the form) should reach the Senior Administrative Officer, Tata Memorial Centre, Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research & Education in Cancer, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai – 410 210 latest by 24th April 2009. A copy of the application, without enclosures, must be sent by e-mail to .

The names of the candidates selected for written test will be displayed on the ACTREC website ( by 5th May 2009.

An “Objective Type” written examination will be held on Sunday the 7th June 2009 at 10.30 a.m. at Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Technology, Opp. Kharghar Station, Sector 7, Belpada, CBD, Navi Mumbai – 400 614. Names of candidates qualifying in the written examination will be displayed at the: (i) ACTREC website, (ii) Examination Centre, and (iii) ACTREC Security Gate after 4.00 p.m. on 8th June 2009. Interviews will be held on 9th, 10th and 11th June 2009.

Candidates who have a research fellowship from CSIR/ ICMR/ UGC/ DBT or any other agency, need not to appear for the written test. Their applications in prescribed form must reach ACTREC by 24th April 2009. If they meet the basic eligibility requirements, they will be invited to appear for an interview. The list of such eligible candidates who will be allowed to appear for interview will be displayed on the ACTREC website ( by 5th May 2009. Applicants who may have receive a fellowship after 24th April 2009 may contact the Centre by phone or email and seek an interview date.

The Centre reserves the right to increase the eligibility requirements to a higher percentage of marks in qualifying exam, in case of receipt of large number of applications.

The list of research projects to be undertaken at this Institute is available on the ACTREC web page and can be downloaded along with the application form. Candidates are encouraged to interact with investigators whose name & email ID has been indicated with each of the respective listed project for more information.

Tata Memorial Centre, Advanced Centre for Treatment Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC)
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Phone-No: 022-2740 5000

The Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC) is the new state-of-the-art R&D satellite of the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), which also includes under its umbrella the Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH), the largest cancer hospital in Asia. ACTREC has the mandate to function as a national centre for treatment, research and education in cancer. TMC is an autonomous grant-in-aid institution of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India. It is registered under the Societies Registration Act (1860) and the Bombay Public Trust Act (1950). Its Governing Council is headed by the Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, and Government of India.

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