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Central Drug Research Institute - CSIR


CSIR-CDRI invites application from M.Sc. Students for full time Ph. D. Programmes in the relevant areas of research in the Institute:

1. Condition for eligibility:

M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Life sciences / Biotechnology / Chemical sciences / Pharmaceutical sciences and qualified in CSIR-UGC-NET, ICMR, DBT examination for Junior Research Fellowship. The fellowship should be valid as on the date of joining for the session commencing January 2014.

2. How to apply:

Candidates need to fill up the on-line application form that is available at the institute's website (till 30,h September 2013). After submitting the on-line application form, the system generated ID ticket may be printed and signed copy may be mailed along with photograph and photocopies of certificates of date of birth, educational qualifications and proof for qualifying JRF exam to Scientist-in-Charge, Academic Affair Unit, Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR), Sector 10, Jankipuram Extension, Sitapur Road, Lucknow-226031 (India), latest by 10th October, 2013. Hard copy submitted without filling online application form shall not be considered or entertained in any circumstances whatsoever.

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3. Selection process: All applications will be screened by a committee. The committee will set the criteria for short-listing the candidates. Only those candidates who are found eligible will be called for written test / interview / counselling at CDRI, Lucknow, between 26-28 November, 2013. No TA will be paid by CDRI and candidates will have to make their own arrangements for 2-3 days stay at Lucknow. The number of students to be selected will depend upon the positions available with scientists at CDRI. The decision of the committee with regard to selection of candidates shall be final.

4. For more details visit our website www.cdriindia.org

Reference Website : http://www.cdriindia.org/

Central Drug Research Institute - CSIR