Information for students interested to pursue Doctoral research at NIBMG, Kalyani

NIBMG is accepting applications from eligible candidates to pursue doctoral research at the institute under the mentorship of NIBMG faculty. The applications in the prescribed format (see below) will be accepted till the 9th of April, 2012 (5.30 P.M.) and a formal interview of the short-listed candidates will be held on the 15th of May, 2012. Interested students are requested to apply only via e-mail to

(Application sent to other e-mail accounts of the Institute will not be entertained)

The areas of research on which students are expected to work are:
a. Genomics of Infectious diseases
b. Genomics of Complex Diseases/ Cancer

Eligibility :
The minimum eligibility criteria for accepting students at NIBMG to pursue research leading to Ph.D. degree are:
1. Master's degree (First class or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (Biochemistry,
Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Zoology, Physiology, Bioinformatics or related disciplines).
2. The candidate should have qualified NET conducted by CSIR/UGC/ICMR/DBT within the past ONE year AND should have been awarded a valid Junior Research Fellowship from CSIR, UGC, DST (INSPIRE), ICMR, DBT.
3. Training in genetics, human genetics or genomics.
4. Preference would be given to candidates with demonstrable research training in the form of summer training or short-term courses in established research laboratories in preparation for a research career in biomedical sciences.