National Institute of Immunology-Admission to Ph.D.Programme 2017

National Institute of Immunology - Admission to Ph.D. Programme for the Academic Year 2017-2018


(An autonomous research institute)

Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110067


Admission to Ph.D. Programme for the Academic Year 2017-2018

National Institute of Immunology (NII) is an autonomous institution under the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. NII is committed to advanced research in 1) Infection and Immunity; 2) Genetics, Molecular and Cellular Biology; 3) Chemical, Structural and Computational Biology; 4) Reproduction and Development. Academic qualifications required for admission to the NII Ph.D. Programme are: M.Sc. in any branch of science, M.Tech., MBBS., M.V.Sc, M.Pharm. or equivalent qualification as-per the norms of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. A minimum of 60% aggregate score or equivalent grade in Senior Secondary Certificate (10+2) and in both Bachelor's and Master's Degree is essential. Reservations for OBC, PH and SC/ST as per statutory norms and due relaxations in aggregate score for SC/ST candidates are applicable. Applications from candidates who have completed or are likely to complete the required courses in the current academic year will be accepted.

NII will select candidates for the Ph.D. programme through the following CHANNELS:

I. Entrance Examination conducted by NII at New Delhi,Kolkata, Pune, Hyderabad, and Guwahati on February 19,2017 (Sunday).

II. Joint Graduate Entrance Examination in Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS-17)).Candidates applying through this channel must submit a separate application along with application fee to NII,New Delhi, indicating their JGEEBILS hall ticket number.

A candidate must qualify at least one of the two examinations mentioned above. Candidates will be short?listed for an interview based on their scores in the Nil Entrance examinations (19,h February 2017) or in JGEEBILS 2017. Selected candidates will be enrolled for Ph.D programme affiliated with Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. For detailed information, including online application procedure and other information, please refer to our website: The last date for submission of applications is January 10,2017 by 5.00 PM.

Women candidates fulfilling the requirements are encouraged to apply ,

National Institute of Immunology - Admission to Ph.D. Programme for the Academic Year 2017-2018