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National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune notifies Phd Admission 2015

Updated on Thu, 11 June 2015 at 14:21 IST

National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune invites applications for admissions to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) for the academic year 2015 - 16.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) is conducted by National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune

Intake: 8

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> The candidate should have Postgraduate degree in any branch of Life Sciences/ Biological Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Bioinformatics having at least 50% or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA). Students belonging to reserved category Maharashtra state only will be eligible for 5% relaxation.

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

Application Procedure:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

=> Candidates who satisfy the above criterion may submit their applications in the prescribed format to The Director, National Institute of Virology, S.No.130/1, Sus Road, Pashan, Pune-411021.

=> Please super scribe “Application for Ph.D. programme 2015” on the left side of the 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 self 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.

Application form can be downloaded from official website of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D): /

Important Dates:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 19th June, 2015
  • Display of Short-Listed Candidates: 30th June, 2015

Contact Details

For more details please contact
National Institute of Virology
20-A, Dr Ambedkar Road,
Post Box No 11, Next to Marathi Church,

Phone 02026006367 /

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.
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