Admission Notice for Integrated MS-PhD (August 2019 session)
The broad areas of research pursued at NIBMG are:
1. Biomedical Genomics and the functional implications in the context of:
B. Infectious disease
C. Chronic disease
2. Computational Biology and Statistical Genomics
Number of Seats : At most 10 students will be selected for admission annually. There will be reservation of seats for students from SC, ST, OBC and PWD classes in accordance with the regulations of Govt. Of India in this respect. Certificates from relevant authorities will need to be provided as proof before the interview.
Eligibility : Indian nationals with minimum 55 % aggregate marks (or an equivalent grade point average) in Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Biological Sciences are eligible to apply. Students from the SC, ST, OBC (non-creamy layer),and PWD categories shall be given a relaxation of 5% marks. Students in the last year of their Bachelors degree are also eligible to apply, provided they can produce a proof of having secured the minimum aggregate marks at the time of interview.
Fellowships : The students admitted to the program shall receive a fellowship of Rs. 16000 (rupees sixteen thousand only) per month for the first 2 years of the program. After completion of the course work (first two years of the program),students shall undergo comprehensive evaluation by a Review Committee. On being recommended for continuation in the PhD program, the student shall be awarded the NIBMG Ph.D. fellowship JRF/SRF (equivalent to the doctoral fellowships offered from different funding agencies as per the relevant Govt. of India guidelines),for up to 5 years. Continuation of fellowships will be contingent upon maintaining satisfactory performance in coursework and research.
Selection Procedure : Candidates applying for admission into our Integrated Ph.D. program (2019) would need to qualify one of these 3 exams (in the current year),according to the screening cutoffs to be determined by NIBMG. 1) Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS conducted by NCBS/TIFR): Exam held in December, 2018 2) JAM 2019 (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc., 2019 conducted by IIT Kharagpur) for Biology (BL) 3) Joint Admission Test for M.Sc., 2019 conducted by IIT Kharagpur) for Biotechnology (BT).
How To Apply NIBMG jobs for Integrated MS-PhD Programme in Kolkata
Interested candidates should Apply Online latest by 12th June, 2019 upto 5 PM.
Interviews will be held on the 26th of June, 2019.
About National Institute of Biomedical Genomics NIBMG
The National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) has been established as an autonomous institute by the Government of India, under the aegis of the Department of Biotechnology. It is located in Kalyani, West Bengal, India, about 50 km. from Kolkata. Connected to Kolkata by highways, expressways and railways, it takes about one and one-half hours to reach Kalyani from Kolkata.