Admission to Ph.D. Programme 2018



Applications are invited from candidates for admission to the ICGEB-JNU Ph.D. Programme-2018 in the following streams.


I.   Molecular Medicine



II.  Plant Biology



III. Integrative Biology



Visit our website for more details on the research interest of above PIs.

Minimum qualification:

(A)    First class (60% or equivalent grade) M.Sc. in any branch of Science (e.g. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics etc) or M.Tech. or M.B.B.S. or M.V.Sc. or M.Pharm. or equivalent qualification recognized by Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, is required. Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination this year may also apply; they will be admitted provisionally pending satisfactory fulfilment of the above requirements at the time of joining (1st July 2018).

(B)     The applicant should have cleared any one of the following examinations: CSIR, UGC, ICMR, DBT (I), DST-INSPIRE, BINC or any other equivalent JRF examination. The fellowship must be valid for at least four years.  GATE and DBT(II) are not accepted.


Application procedure:

(A)  Applications MUST be filled online (click the link at the bottom)

(B)  Before starting online application prepare demand draft of Rs 600/- in favour of "ICGEB, New Delhi", payable at New Delhi as you are required to fill the demand draft details online.

(C)   Scan recent colour passport size photo. Size of photo should be less than 2 MB.

(D)   Print the online receipt and the admit card in COLOUR, generated after the successful online submission.

(E)  Send the signed hard copy of the online receipt only along with (DO NOT SEND ADMIT CARD)

(i)             a crossed Demand Draft of Rs 600/- (non-refundable), in favour of ICGEB, New Delhi payable at New Delhi.

(ii)           documentary evidence for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer), if applicable

to The Director, International Centre for Genetic Engineering Biotechnology (ICGEB), Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi 110 067 by 25th May, 2018. The Envelope should be clearly marked with Application for Ph.D. Programme 2018  


Eligible candidates will be called for a written exam on 12th June, 2018. Intimation will be sent by email.


Written examination will be ONLY in your choice of first stream. No changes will be allowed later.


Candidates shortlisted based on the written exam will be interviewed on 13th & 14th June 2018.