RCB PhD in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Admission 2018


PhD Admission 2018

RCB Faridabad announces PhD (Biostatistics & Bioinformatics) Admission 2018

RCB PhD Admission 2018 – Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) Faridabad invites applications from the motivated students for admission to the PhD (Biostatistics & Bioinformatics) Program for the year 2018
Also See : Phd Admissions 2018

  • RCB is an institution of national importance with the primary focus of providing world-class education and training, and to conduct innovative research at the interface of multiple disciplines to create high quality human resource in the area of biotechnology
  • RCB is offering interdisciplinary Doctoral Programs on Biostatistics & Bioinformatics in partnership with other institutions by creating a virtual faculty pool
  • These Programs will be supported through a collaboration with the global pharmaceutical giant, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals India Private Ltd. (GSK)

Also See : Admission Notifications 2018

Important Dates

  • Last Date of Application Form is: 20th July 2018
  • Candidates shall be invited for a Written Test & Interview on: 27th and/or 28th July 2018
  • Selected students are required to join the program on: 01st August 2018


Eligibility Criteria

  • For the Program on Biostatistics, the candidate must possess a first-class (60% marks or more) Master’s degree in Statistics or Mathematics
  • For the Program on Bioinformatics, the candidate must have a first-class (60% marks or more) Master’s degree in Computer Science or Bioinformatics. Those appearing in the final examination and having secured at least 60% marks on an average in all exams held during the Master’s degree program are also eligible to apply
  • However, students will be permitted to join the program only on production of first-class Master’s degree certificate


Selection Procedure

  • Eligible candidates need to appear for a nationally-open written exam at RCB. Shortlisted candidates will then be interviewed for the final selection
  • Selected students shall receive a consolidated stipend of Rs. 45000 per month for the first 2 years of the program and Rs. 50000 for the next three years
  • The stipend shall be subject to taxes as per Govt. of India rules. Continuation of stipend is subject to satisfactory progress made by the student to be evaluated annually. A total of four students may be selected annually to these programs


Application Procedure

  • Interested students may apply online by paying the prescribed application fee of Rs. 1000. The last date of application is 20th July2018
  • Eligible candidates shall be invited for a written test and interview on 27th and/or 28th July 2018 at RCB in Faridabad. Selected students are required to join the program on 01st August 2018

Fee Details

    • Academic Administration Fee Rs.5000 per semester; Laboratory Fee Rs.6000 per semester; Medical Fee Rs. 3000 per semester; Student amenities Fee Rs. 1000 per semester; Thesis examination Fee Rs. 10000 (at the time of submission of thesis); Caution money Rs. 5000 (at the time of admission); Hostel Room Fee Rs. 1200 per semester; Hostel Electricity charges as per the installed meter; Mess Charges As per actual


  • In case of any discrepancy/issue observed in filling up the form or payment related issues, the applicant may contact – registrar@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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