RCB Faridabad PhD Admission Announced for MSc-PhD Integrated course

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RCB Faridabad PhD Admission (Integrated) Degree Program 2019 (MSc-PhD in Biotechnology) – Regional Centre for Biotechnology invites applications from the motivated students for admission to the PhD (Integrated) Degree Program MSc-PhD in Biotechnology starting January 2019
 
Also See : Admission Notifications 2018

 

About the Program (RCB Faridabad PhD Admission)

  • Applications are invited form Indian and Foreign students holding a graduate degree (or those accepted to complete shortly) in any field of Science, Technology or Engineering for admission to the M.Sc.-PhD Integrated Degree Program 2019
  • Prospective Indian students willing to apply for admission to RCB M.Sc.-PhD Integrated Degree Program are required to register online and appear for the Joint Graduate Entrance Exam for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS) test to be conducted by the NCBS-TIFR in December 2018
  • The PhD (Integrated) program is governed by the RCB ordinances and regulations

 
Also See : Phd Admissions 2018

 

Important RCB Faridabad Admission Dates

Below are the dates for RCB Faridabad Admission process.

  • RCB will start accepting Online Applications From 05th November 2018
  • Last Date for Submitting the Application for Admission to RCB is 28th February 2019 for the Indian students and 31st March 2019 for the foreign students
  • Last date to apply for the JGEEBILS is 15th November 2018

 
Duration of Course

  • The duration of the PhD (Integrated) Program is a minimum of 5 years and a maximum of 7 years

No. of Seats announced for RCB Faridabad PhD Admission

  • Indian Students – 20 (There shall be reservation of seats for students from the SC, ST, OBC and PWD categories as per the orders of the Govt. of India in this regard)
  • Foreign Students – 05

 

Eligibility Criteria for RCB Faridabad PhD Admission

Indian students

  • Students with 60% aggregate marks (or an equivalent grade point average) in Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science, Engineering, or Medicine are eligible to be apply for admission. Students from the SC, ST, OBC (non-creamy layer), and PWD categories shall be given a relaxation of 5% aggregate marks. Students in the final year of their qualifying degree program are also eligible to apply provided that they produce a proof of having secured the required marks in their undergraduate degree program at the time of admission to the PhD (integrated) program
  • Eligible students are required to appear for the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS) Last date for applying for JGEEBILS: 15th November 2018. Shortlisted students, based on their performance in the JGEEBILS, shall be invited to appear for interview for their final selection to the PhD (Integrated) program
  • The interview is to assess the student for his science aptitude and interest in a career in scientific research and development

 
Foreign students

  • Students with 60% aggregate marks (or an equivalent grade point average) in Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science, Engineering, or Medicine are eligible to apply for admission. Students in the final year of their qualifying degree program are also eligible to apply provided that they produce a proof of having secured the required marks in their undergraduate degree program at the time of admission to the PhD (integrated) program
  • Eligible students are required to provide a valid GRE (General) and GRE (Biology) score. Shortlisted students shall be invited to appear for a Skype-based interview for their selection to the PhD (integrated) program. The interview is to assess the student for his science aptitude and interest in a career in scientific research and development

 
Fellowships announced during RCB Faridabad PhD Admission

  • The Indian and foreign students admitted to the program shall receive the RCB Ramachandran – DBT fellowship Rs.16000 per month for the first 2 years of the program, after which the Indian students shall be required to qualify for the junior/senior research fellowships offered by CSIR, ICMR, DBT, or other such funding agencies
  • The performance of the foreign students, after completion of their MSc component of the program, shall be evaluated by the Student Advisory Committee and based on its positive recommendation the student shall be awarded the RCB-DBT International Doctoral fellowship equivalent to the fellowships offered to Indian students from different funding agencies as per the relevant DST guidelines
  • Currently, the amount of the junior research fellowship is Rs.25000/- per month and it is Rs.28000/- per month for the senior research fellowship

 

RCB Faridabad PhD Apply now, Application Form

  • Eligible candidates may apply online at www.rcb.res.in for admission to the PhD (integrated) program of the Regional Centre for Biotechnology
  • The application fee of Rs.500/- may be paid online; the SC/ST & PWD candidates are exempted from the payment of the application fee
  • Eligible candidates may apply online (RCB will start accepting online applications from 05 November 2018) for admission to the PhD (Integrated) program of the Regional Centre for Biotechnology. The application fee of Rs.500/- may be paid online
  • The SC, ST, PWD candidates and foreign students are exempted from payment of the application fee.
  • For more information, visit the RCB website www.rcb.res.in

 
RCB Faridabad

Regional Centre for Biotechnology, NCR Biotech Science Cluster, 3rd Milestone, Faridabad- Gurgaon Expressway, P.O. Box No. 3, Faridabad-121001 Haryana (NCR Delhi), India, Email: registrar@rcb.res.in, Phone: 91 129 2848800, Website www.rcb.res.in

 

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