National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB)

National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad Admission for Research Scholars Program

National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad Admission for Research Scholars Program

The National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad, is a premier institute of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, aimed to harness novel and emerging biotechnologies and take up research in the cutting edge areas for improving animal health and productivity.

The current research themes include: Infectious diseases, Reproductive biology, Animal genetics and Genomics and Bioinformatics. (The details are listed on our website

We invite applications from highly motivated candidates, willing to take up challenges in modern biology, for admissions to our Research Scholars Program beginning January 2016. Keeping in view the interdisciplinary nature of modern biology, we especially encourage persons from diverse backgrounds to apply. Those admitted as Research Scholars would be encouraged to apply for the Ph.D program of NIAB.

Selection Procedure and Eligibility Criteria:

Admission to the NIAB Research Scholars program in January 2016 (RSP?II?2015) will be made as described below. To be eligible all candidates must have an MBBS or Master?s degree in any branch of Science, Technology, Veterinary Science or Agriculture from a recognized University, Institute.

Applicants must have qualified CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/ ICAR/ INSPIRE NET JRF/ UGC-RGNF (for SC/ST candidates) or have qualified BINC examination conducted by the DBT with fellowship or GATE (All India Top 50 Ranks in Biotechnology [BT], Life Sciences [XL] or Chemistry [CY] or JEST. Candidates having qualified for the project - JRF fellowship under the ICMR funded project Scheme/[which is only for a period of two years ] / DBT JRF NET with a B. Tech [Biotechnology] degree /DBT JRF NET under DBT - B category list are NOT eligible to apply. MBBS and MVSC qualified candidates are exempted from any of the eligibility tests mentioned herein but must be below the age of 28 years as on the last date for receipt of application.

It is anticipated that the selection including interviews will be conducted in Hyderabad in January 2016. No TA/DA will be paid to the shortlisted applicants in this regard.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates need to register their names for Research Scholars Program ?II ?2015 by applying in the prescribed application form (online or by hard copy).

The online facility of application will open on 25-11-2015 and will be closed on 28-12-2015. Applications may also be made on plain paper as per the prescribed format. Candidates applying off-line may send their application form along with the certificates in support of Date of Birth, Educational qualifications, Caste and NET Fellowship etc., to ?The Senior Manager, National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), D. No. 1- 121/1, 4th and 5th Floors, Axis Clinicals Building, Opp. to Cine Town, Miyapur, Hyderabad, Telangana, India PIN: 500 049?, so as to reach before 31-12-2015.

Director, NIAB reserves the right to accept / reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons whatsoever.

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