PhD Admission 2019 RCB

PhD Admission 2019 RCB

PhD admission 2019 at RCB – Regional Centre for Biotechnology. Regional Centre for Biotechnology has announced the official notification for PhD 2019 Session. MSc/MTech in any branch of Life Sciences/ MPharma/ MVSc/ MBBS or an equivalent degree. candidates are eligible to apply for RCB 2019 PhD Admissions:

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The Institution:

Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) is an institution of national importance, created by an Act of Parliament, established by Government of India through the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) under the auspices of UNESCO. RCB has emerged as a pioneering institute for research in Biotechnology and is defining new horizons in providin

g world-class education, research and training at the interface of multiple disciplines for the benefit of mankind. RCB has a solid commitment to exploring new frontiers, furthering science and connecting revolutionary areas of Biotechnology through cutting edge research. The Centre boasts of this state-of-the-art research laboratories at par with the international criteria. RCB is also establishing a Bio-incubator in association with BIRAC that links promising research outcomes to commercialization by nurturing technology development in the broad area of biopharmaceuticals.

The Doctoral Degree Program:

The Centre offers a doctoral program resulting in the award of the PhD degree to students holding a post-graduate degree (or an equivalent) in any field of Science, medicine, or technology. The chosen students are expected to undergo coursework followed by research resulting in a doctoral thesis under the mentorship of its own faculty. The program is suited to applicants having interest to work in the interface of multiple disciplines in the areas associated (but not restricted ) to structural systems, synthetic and chemical biology, virology, plant biotechnology, molecular medicine, analysis of complex diseases, drug discovery plans. The details of the variety of research programs at RCB can be viewed on our site (

Eligibility Criteria:

I. Qualifications: MSc/MTech in any branch of Life Sciences or an equal degree.
ii. Qualifying Marks: 60% aggregate score or equal grade in the qualifying degree examination (5% comfort for SC/ST/OBC allowed according to the GoI standards ).
iii. No of seats: Twenty Five (25)
iv. Reservation of seats: According to the GoI guidelines.
v. Along with the above, applicants must have qualified any of the following examinations and maintain a legitimate fellowship offer in the time of interview like.
• Joint CSIR-UGC test for Junior Research Fellowship (CSIR/UGC JRF)
• Innovation in science Pursuit for Inspired Research (DST-INSPIRE)
• DBT Junior Research Fellowship (DBT-JRF)
• ICMR Junior Research Fellowship (ICMR-JRF)
• Any other nationally-competitive fellowship Provided by the Government

Selection Procedure:

The applications in an online format as per link below and on submission of an application fee of Rs.500/-, received by the due date will be scrutinized for eligibility. Eligible candidates Will be called for a written test followed by an interview of the short-listed candidates during 20-1 June 2019.

Fellowship: The students admitted to the programme will Need to avail the fellowship for which they’ve Qualified according to the rules of the financing agency. RCB will have no financial obligation regarding The same.


The student admitted to the PhD programme will have to pay the following fees:

  • Laboratory Fees: Rs. 6000 per semester
  • Academic Administration Fees: Rs. 5000 per semester
  • Medical Fees: Rs. 3000 per semester
  • Student Amenities Fees: Rs. 1000 per semester
  • Caution Fees: Rs. 5000 (once, at the time of admission, refundable)
  • Thesis Examination Fees: Rs. 10000 (at the time of submission of thesis)

The student admitted to the PhD programme will have to pay the following fees:
Hostel charges will be applicable in case availing hostel facility.

Application Process:

Online Form for PhD Admissions

Application Fee Rs.500/- (to be submitted in continuation with the online form)

The last date of submitting online applications is May 20, 2019.

For any queries, please write to [email protected]

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