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National Institute of Virology Admission Ph.d Admission 2014

Updated on Tue, 17 December 2013 at 12:27 IST

The National Institute of Virology invites applications for Ph.D. programme from candidates who are Bonafide Indian citizens and having consistently good academic record.

Eligibility for NIV Ph. D. Program:

The candidate should have Postgraduate degree in any branch of Life Science (Master Degree in Life Sciences/ Biological Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Bioinformatics) having at least 50% or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA)

Students belonging to reserve category will be eligible for 5% relaxation as per rules

Candidates who have not yet cleared their qualifying examinations and expect to complete all the requirements for the degree (including all examinations, project dissertation, viva-voce JRF etc.) before the last date of application, are also eligible to apply

The candidate should hold a valid Junior Research Fellowship from CSIR/UGC/ICMR/DBT-INSPIRE/BINC and Fellowship on the date of joining. Candidates who have qualified for GATE or only for Lectureship in CSIR-UGC (NET) are not eligible to apply. NIV does not take any responsibility to provide financial assistance

Other terms and conditions of the fellowship will be as directed by the agency awarding the fellowship

The upper age limit for JRF shall be 28 years which is relaxed up to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/Women/PH and 3 years in case of OBC candidates

Those who have already availed fellowship in other organizations and seeking transfer should clearly indicate so, on their application

Application Forms:

All eligible students interested in joining NIV must submit applications available at / on or before 20th Dec 2013

Candidates who satisfy the above criteria may submit their applications in the prescribed format to the Director, National Institute of Virology, 20-A, Dr Ambedkar Road, Pune-411001 on or before 20th Dec 2013

Please superscribe “Application for Ph.D. programme” on the left side envelope. Do not attach any certificates (Original or Photocopy) along with the application form

However, all the original documents must be produced at the time of interview failing which they will not be interviewed

SC/ST/OBC candidates should attach attested true copy of Caste Certificate/Latest non-creamy layer certificate along with the application and originals should be produced at the time of interview

Important Dates:

Last date of receipt of applications at NIV 20th Dec 2013
Date of display of short listed candidates called for interview on our website: 30th Dec 2013
Date of interview of the short listed candidates at NIV: 15th Jan 2014
Date of declaration of results on our website: 30th Jan 2014

More Details :

National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune
The National Institute of Virology is one of the major Institutes of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). It was established at Pune, Maharashtra State in 1952 as Virus Research Centre (VRC) under the auspices of the ICMR and the Rockefeller Foundation (RF), USA. It was an outcome of the global programme of the RF for investigating the Arthropod Borne viruses.
Related Courses: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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