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April 29, 2009

PhD Admission National Institute for Plant Genome Research (NIPGR)

PhD Admission India

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

National Institute of Plant Genome Research, is an Autonomous Research Institution, funded by Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, and conducts basic and applied research in the frontier areas of plant biology. The Institute invites applications from candidates who have completed or will be completing M. Sc. (by August 11, 2009) in Life Science or equivalent in related disciplines with minimum 55% marks, and have cleared the CSIR-UGC NET exam / DBT-JRF (selected through BET/BINC) / ICMR NET exam for JRF (with a valid Junior Research Fellowship as on September 1, 2009), for conducting advanced researches in the frontier areas of Plant Science such as Developmental Biology, Signal Transduction, Stress Biology, Structural, Functional and Nutritional Genomics, Developing Transgenic Crop Plants etc. Reservations are as per statutory norms. The selection will be made on the basis of interview only.

The selected candidates will be enrolled for Ph.D. program in academic affiliation with the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. NIPGR will provide shared accommodation to selected candidates.

Application Procedure:

Application should be typed on A-4 size plain paper in the format given (Form can be downloaded from website).

Item 3 and 6 in the format should be filled in as shown in the Senior Secondary School Certificate or equivalent.

Each page in the typed application form should be signed by the candidate.

Completed application must be accompanied with a crossed Demand Draft for Rs. 300/- in favor of Director, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, New Delhi. A demand draft of Rs. 100/- is acceptable from SC/ST candidate provided relevant documentary proof is enclosed. The Demand Draft is not refundable.

Application should be accompanied by attested copies of certificates and mark sheets mentioning the division obtained.

Two passport size recent photographs should be enclosed. One of these should be signed by the candidate and pasted on the application form, while the other should be enclosed.

Application along with Demand Draft should be sent to "The Director, National Institute of Plant Genome Research, Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, J.N.U. Campus, Post Box No. 10531, New Delhi-110 067" so as to reach on or before June 9, 2009.

Incomplete applications and those received after the closing date will not be entertained. The decision of the Institute will be final and binding and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

NIPGR will not provide any travel expenses to candidates appearing for interview.

Applications must enclose documentary evidence for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) if applicable, along with other specified enclosures.

for more details visit: nipgr.res.in

Download application form

National Institute for Plant Genome Research (NIPGR)
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, P.O. Box No. 10531
Delhi
New Delhi, India
Phone-No: 011-30942824, 26735169
Email: administration@nipgr.res.in ,
nipgr@nipgr.res.in
Website: WWW.nipgr.res.in

The National Institute for Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) (formerly known as National Centre for Plant Genome Research) is a premier institution for plant genomic research. It has been established by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of India's independence as well as birth anniversary of Prof. (Dr.) J. C. Bose. The formal announcement was made on November 30th 1997. This Institute has already placed India among the major contributors to plant genomics. It is hoped that in coming years, the ongoing efforts of NIPGR will allow India to emerge as one of the most important national and international resource institutes for material, knowledge and technologies in the areas of functional, structural evolutionary and applied genomics of plants, including crop plants.

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