UNIVERSITY OF PUNE-AWARD IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

UNIVERSITY OF PUNE-AWARD OF DBT-JRF IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

UNIVERSITY OF PUNE

AWARD OF DBT-JRF IN BIOTECHNOLOGY

(Under Ph.D Programme)

GENERAL: Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the award of "DBT-Junior Research Fellowships" (JRF) for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and applied Biology. The fellowships is tenable in Universities / Institutes participating in the DBT - sponsored M.Sc., / M.Tech (Biotechnology) teaching programme. The fellowships are awarded under a programme sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology. Ministry of Science & Technology, GOvernment of India, New Delhi.

ELIGIBILITYThose who have passed(2002-03) or will appear (2004) for M.Sc., Biotechnology, M.Tech and M.Sc., Agricultural Biotechnology exclusively from the centres supported by the DBT, New Delhi , are eligible for this award. The applicants should be below the age of 28 years, and 33 years in case of reserved categories including women candidates. Candidates with 55% of the total marks (equivalent in grade) are eligible.

DETAILS OF THE AWARD: The fellowships is for a period of 5 years with a provision for SF upon assessment after two years as JRF as per CSIR rules. The fellowship will be @ Rs.8,000/- per month (@Rs.9,000 for SRF)+HRA as admissible, and a research contingency of Rs.20,000/- per year.

MODE OF SELECTION : The candidates will be selected based on their C.V. and performance in the interview. The interview will be held at the University of Pune, Pune, During June 2004 and candidates called for the interview will be p[aid II class railway (Non-AC) / bus fare by the shortest route from their home town.

MODE OF APPLICATION: Candidates should apply in the prescribed application form obtainable from the Co-Ordinator, DBT-JRF Programme, Department of Biotechnology, University of Pune, Pune - 411 007, along with the copies of certificates and marksheets latest by 10th June ,2004.The application format may also be downloaded from the URL www.unipune.ernet.in . An application fee of Rs.500/- (Rs.250/ for SC/ST/PH categories) in the form of a DD in favour of Registrar, University of Pune should be sent along with the application.

Applications should be addressed to : Prof.J.K.Pal, Co-ordinator, DBT-JRF Programme, Department of Biotechnology, University of Pune, Pune -411 007.

Advt No.12, Date : 06-05-2004

Dr.D.D.Deshmukh - Registrar

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UNIVERSITY OF PUNE-AWARD OF DBT-JRF IN BIOTECHNOLOGY