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DBT RA Notification 2015 in Biotechnology & Life Sciences

Award of DBT-Research Associateship in Biotechnology & Life Sciences

Funded by Ministry of Science and Technology, Dept. of Biotechnology

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for the award of “DBT-Research Associateship” for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Applied Biology. The associateship is tenable in Research Institution / Universities including non-profit R & D Institutions within India. The associateships are awarded under a program sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.


The applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in Science, Engineering or M.D. or M.S. (Medical) degree in any area of medicine with research interests in Biotechnology and Life Sciences and a good academic record. The associateship can be availed within 2-3 years of the award of Ph.D/M.D/M.S degree; however, may be relaxable (by 2 years) in case of in-service candidates. Those who have already submitted the Ph.D/M.D./M.S. thesis are also eligible to apply (attach proof of submission from the Registrar/ Controller of Examinations). The applicants should be below the age of 40 years and 45 years in case of women and in service candidates. Persons already employed are also eligible to apply. However, their applications should be routed through their employers.

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