Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology Admission to Ph.D. programmes 2012

Name of Institute / University

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Courses Offered

Applications are invited from Postgraduates in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences for PhD program, January 2012, currently affiliated to University of Kerala.


General category applicants must have First Class or above throughout and a valid Research Fellowship from UGC/ CSIR/ ICMR/ DBT or Eligibility for DST-INSPIRE and should be less than 28 years of age as on January 1 of 2012.

SC/ST candidates with a valid fellowship need to have only 50% marks, will be eligible for age relaxation as per rules, and are exempt from processing fees.

How To Apply

Application Forms can be Downloaded from the website

Internal Candidates may collect the Application Forms from the Dean’s Office

Applicants must enclose a crossed demand draft of Rs. 500/- (Five hundred only) as processing fee in favour of Director, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram 695014. Applicants belonging to Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe are exempted from payment.

List of Enclosures to be attached (Essential)

1. Proof of Date of Birth

2. Proof of having Qualified CSIR/UGC/ICMR/ DBT/KSCSTE Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)/ Eligibility for INSPIRE [ In cases of non-receipt of certificates, attach a photocopy of Hall Ticket and published results indicating your roll number ]

3. Proof of belonging to SC/ST [If applicable ]

Contact Details

Thycaud P.O., Thiruvananthapuram – 695014, Kerala
Tel: 0471 2529512, 2529400
Fax: 0471 2348096, 2346333
Website : www.rgcb.res.in


Last date for receipt of applications: October 31, 2011

Internal candidates working in Projects:

Last date for receipt of applications with recommendations by the selection committee: November 28, 2011

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