RCB PhD Admissions 2022-23 (August Session)

RCB PhD Admissions 2022-23 (August Session) – Online Application Process

RCB PhD Admissions 2022-23 (August Session) – Online Application Process. Regional Centre for Biotechnology PhD Admissions 2022-23 Autumn Session Notification. Interested and eligible applicants can check out all of the details on the same below

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PhD Admissions 2022-23 (Autumn Session)

The Institution

Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) is an Institution of National Importance, created by an Act of Parliament, established by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India under the auspices of UNESCO. RCB has emerged as a pioneering institute for research in Biotechnology and is defining new horizons in providing world-class education, training and research at the interface of multiple disciplines.

RCB is committed to exploring new frontiers, furthering science and connecting contemporary and emergent areas of Biotechnology through cutting-edge research. The Centre is equipped with state-of-the-art research laboratories at par with the global standards. Its Advanced Technology Platform Centre (ATPC) is a highly sophisticated instrumentation facility comprising high throughputs technology platforms such as Genomics, Proteomics, Mass Spectrometry, Microscopy platforms including Electron Microscopy and Super Resolution Confocal Microscopy, Molecular Interaction, and the Animal Experimentation Platforms. RCB

has also established a Bio-incubator in association with BIRAC (DBT) that links promising research outcomes to commercialization by nurturing technology development in the broad area of biopharmaceuticals.

The Doctoral Degree Programme

The Centre offers a doctoral programme leading to 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 selected students undergo a course work followed by research leading to a doctoral thesis under the mentorship of a faculty. The programme is suited to candidates having the interest to work at the interface of multiple disciplines in the areas related (but not limited) to structural biology, molecular medicine, infectious disease biology, agricultural biotechnology, systems and synthetic biology, and cancer & cell biology. The details of various research programmes at RCB can be found on our website (www.rcb.res.in).

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Qualifications – MSc/MTech in any branch of Life Sciences/Chemistry/Physics/
    MPharma/MVSc/MBBS or an equivalent degree
  2. Qualifying Marks – 60% aggregate score or equivalent grade in the qualifying
    degree examination (5% relaxation for SC/ST/OBC-NCL/differently-abled allowed as
    per the GoI norms).
  3. No of seatsTwenty (20)
  4. Reservation of seats – As per the GoI guidelines.
  5. In addition to the above, candidates should have qualified any of the following
    examinations and hold a valid fellowship offer at the time of interview:
    ♦ 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 offered by the Government of India
    having a valid fellowship for a period of 5 years.

Selection Process

The application shall be submitted as per the link given below. Subsequently, an application fee of Rs.500/-, if applicable are to be submitted by the applicant before the due date. SC/ST/PwD/EWS candidates are exempted from payment of the application fee. The applications received before the due date will be scrutinized for eligibility. Eligible candidates will be called for a written test and/or interview on 17th & 18th January 2023 at RCB, Faridabad.

Providing false/ incorrect information in the application form or non-possession of essential
qualifications detected at any stage of the selection process will lead to the disqualification of the candidate. The decision of the Competent Authority at RCB shall be final and binding in this regard.


The students admitted to the programme will have to avail of the fellowship for which they have qualified as per the rules of the funding agency. RCB will have no financial liability regarding the same.

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


  • Laboratory Fees – Rs. 6000 per semester
  • Tuition Fees (1st & 2nd Semester Only) – 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 Money – Rs. 5000 (once, at the time of admission, refundable)
  • Thesis Examination Fees – Rs. 10000 (at the time of submission of thesis)

Hostel security and 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 for submitting online applications is December 25, 2022

For any queries, please write to [email protected].

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