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Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC)
Kharghar, Navi Mumbai- 410 210

Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH)
Pare/, Mumbai – 400 012
(A Grant-in-Aid Institution of the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India)

Applications are invited, in the prescribed format, for the award of JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS [JRF 2017] for Ph.D. in Life Sciences at Tata Memorial Center.

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The Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC) is the state-of-the-art R&D satellite of the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), which also includes under its umbrella the Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH), the largest cancer hospital in Asia. ACTREC has the mandate to function as a national centre for treatment, research and education in cancer. TMC is an autonomous grant-in-aid institution of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India. It is registered under the Societies Registration Act (1860) and the Bombay Public Trust Act (1950). Its Governing Council is headed by the Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, Government of India.

Job Title – Junior Research Fellowships

Stipend – Rs. 25000/-+ 30% HRA (if hostel facility is not allotted) per month as applicable. Limited hostel facility is available on the ACTREC campus on first come, first served basis.

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M.Sc. (Applied Biology / Biochemistry / Bioinformatics / Biophysics / Biotechnology / Botany / Life Sciences / Microbiology / Molecular Biology / Zoology or related Biological Sciences) / M.Tech. (Bioinformatics / Biotechnology) from a recognized university, with more than or equal to 60% aggregate marks. Those awaiting results may also apply. As per HBNI guidelines, candidates with less than 60% aggregate marks cannot be admitted to the program or be considered for an interview. Candidates having done post graduation course of only one year are not eligible.

How to Apply:

Please read the instructions for filling in the application before you begin the application process. All the candidates must APPLY ONLINE, and then submit Demand Draft (DD), by courier or by speed post for Rs. 500/- drawn in favour of TMC-ACTREC payable in Navi Mumbai or transfer the money by online transfer (no fees for female candidates and SC/ST/physically handicapped (PH) candidates). SC/ST/PH candidates need to provide proof when applying online. Candidates must write their name and application number behind the DD. The deadline for online application is 28th April, 2017. Incomplete forms and those without attachments will be rejected. Final Admission to the Ph.D. Programme is subject to the candidate satisfying HBNI eligibility criteria as mentioned above. A list of eligible candidates called for the written entrance examination will be displayed on the ACTREC website on 12th May 2017.

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An ‘objective type‘ Written Exam will be held at Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Technology, opposite Kharghar Station, Sector 7, Belpada, CBD, Navi Mumbai – 400 614, on Sunday 28th May 2017 at 9.30 a.m. The list of candidates who have qualified for interview on the basis of this exam will be displayed at the:

(i) ACTREC website, (ii) Examination Centre, and (iii) ACTREC Securit¾ Gate on 29th May, 2017 after 7p.m. Their interviews will be held at ACTREC on 30th & 31st May, 1st & 2″ June 2017.

Students who have qualified in National Level Written Tests

• Candidates who have valid Junior Research Fellowships from CSIR/ UGC/ ICMR/ DBT or other recognized agencies, obtained after appearing for a written entrance test, will be called for direct interview at ACTREC – only if they have applied online.
• Candidates who have applied online but have received external fellowship intimation after 28th April 2017 must send proof of the award by e-mail [[email protected]] to seek direct interview dates.
• A performance-based shortlist of candidates who have cleared the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS) will be displayed on the ACTREC website. Shortlisted candidates, if interested in ACTREC Ph.D. program, must also apply online.
The list of the candidates called for direct interview on 5th, 6th and 7th June 2017 will be displayed on the ACTREC website on 12th May 2017.

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Application Deadline – 28th April 2017

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  1. I am a candidate persuing masters in biochemistry…i am. In 4th semester…can i apply for dis exam …??

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