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The Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar Ph.D Admission 2013

Updated on Sat, 08 June 2013 at 19:21 IST

The Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar Ph.D Admission 2013

Essential Qualification:

* Candidates should have passed the M.Sc. (any branch of science), M.Tech. M.Pharm. M.V.Sc. or equivalent qualification with minimum 60% marks (or equivalent grade point)
* Should have qualified in CSIR/UGC-JRF or ICMR-JRF or DBT-JRF or DST-INSPIRE
* Candidates who have qualified only for lecturership in CSIR/UGC or GATE (97% or above) or GPAT (97 percentile or above) are also eligible to apply
* They should have qualified in these examinations no earlier than June 2012
* Candidates who meet eligibility criteria and expecting the Masters final results by 1st October 2013 are also eligible to apply, provided they have minimum 60% mark in other semesters
* The upper age limit of the candidate should be 28 years as of 1st July 2013


Age relaxation will be given for five years in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/women/PH and three years in case of OBC (as approved by Govt. of India) candidates

Application Form:

Interested and eligible candidates may download application form from ILS website and apply with self-attested copies of all relevant certificates to the Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar-751023. All application should reach the Institute on or before the last date

The envelope should be superscibed with “Application for Ph.D. Programme, 2013”
Short-listed candidates selected for entrance examination will be published in the Institute website

To and fro rail fare by the shortest route limited to second sleeper class will be paid to all the candidates called for interview

Hostel accommodation will be available for selected candidates

Application Fees:

Applicants except SC/ST candidates are required to send a non-refundable demand draft for Rs.500/- in favour of “Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar” payable at Bhubaneswar along with duly filled-in application form by the date mentioned below
Director, ILS reserves the right to withdraw the procedure without assigning any reasons thereof

Important Dates

Last date of receiving applications: 01st July, 2013
Date of display of short-listed candidates for entrance examination in the Institute website: 8th July, 2013
Date of entrance examination: 11th August, 2013
Display of entrance examination result in ILS website & notice board: 11th August, 2013 (evening)
Date of Interview: 12th August, 2013 to 13th August, 2013 and 14th August, 2013

More Details :

The Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar
The Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) located in Bhubaneswar has been brought under the fold of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India in August 2002. The institute was earlier under the administrative and financial control of Department of Science and Technology, Government of Orissa. Prime minister of India dedicated the institute to the nation on July 15, 2003 with a declaration to develop as a "National Centre for Excellence". The mandate of ILS is to undertake basic and translational research in frontier areas of life sciences.
Related Courses: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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