Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology Ph.D. Admission

Name of Institute / University

Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology

Courses Offered

The Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB] invites applications from bright young individuals from diverse backgrounds with strong motivation and good academic credentials to pursue research in frontier areas of modern biology leading to a Ph.D. degree in the broad interdisciplinary areas of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Molecular Medicine and Disease Genomics, Environmental Biotechnology and Bioinformatics.


Master’s degree with first division or equivalent grade in any branch of life sciences / chemical sciences / physical sciences / biotechnology / mathematics / statistics / computer science or allied subjects with special interest in Biology;

MBBS degree holders may also apply.

M.Sc. candidates must hold CSIR-UGC (JRF)/ DBT (JRF) / ICMR-JRF / DST-INSPIRE (fellowship certificate should be valid as on August 8th, 2011 in all the cases.

DBT and ICMR fellowship conditions should allow them to work under non-DBT and non-IGMR funded projects also).

Upper age limit is 28 years as on 30.05.2011 (closing date) which is relaxable for SC/ ST/ OBC/ Physically handicapped persons as well as woman candidates as per Govt. of India rules in this regard.

Candidates appearing for their final year examinations this year may also apply. They will be admitted provisionally pending satisfactory fulfillment of the eligibility criteria latest by 8th August, 2011.

How To Apply

Applications are available at institute’s website ; ; , have to be duly filled in and sent electronically on or before 30.05.2011

Contact Details

Near Jubilee Hall, Mall Road, Delhi-110 007
Ph. No. 91-011-27666156/157

Entrance Date


Test Centers

Delhi, Pune, Kolkata or Bangalore

Selection Procedure

Candidates will be intimated by e-mail to appear for a written aptitude test of two hour duration on 26.06.2011 at any of the four test centers at Delhi, Pune, Kolkata or Bangalore. Candidates should note that non-fulfillment of the eligibility criterion will result in cancellation of candidature at any stage of admission process. The written test will be aimed at evaluating abilities to comprehend, analyze and reason along with the aptitude of the candidate in biological sciences.

The result of the written test will be declared on IGIB website on 28.06.2011. Successful candidates will have to appear for interviews and discussion at IGIB from 18.07.2011 – 20.07.2011 (till 4.00 PM)

Selection of candidates for Ph.D. program will be based on performance in aptitude test and interview. The result will be
declared on 21.07.2011.

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