CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology PhD Program Admission 2013

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    CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology
    (A Council of Scientific & Industrial Research)
    Sector-39 A, Chandigarh-160036 Email: phd@imtech.res.in
    Website www.imtech.res.in/phd
    Admission Notice 2013
    Ph.D (Doctor of Philosophy) Admission 2013

    CSIR-IMTECH inviting applications for Ph.D Programme of the Microbial Technology Session 2013
    Director, Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), invites exceptionally motivated candidates to appear for a walk-in interview on 15th July, 2013, (Reporting time 9.00 a.m. to 12 noon) for pursuing doctoral research at IMTECH under the aegis of the Ph.D. degree program being jointly run by IMTECH and the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi

    Eligibility Criteria
    Ph.D (Science): Candidates with Master's Degree or equivalent in any branch of science (Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Microbiology, Botany, Zoology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Pharmacy) or in chemical/biochemical engineering and have qualified for obtaining research fellowship after passing CSIR/UGC NET or DBT JRF examination (‘A’ Category) or DST INSPIRE Fellowship or ICMR JRF examination are eligible to be interviewed
    Candidates have passed M.Sc and cleared any of the examination (with valid fellowship are eligible to attend the interview)

    Selection: Please note that valid proofs of having passed the masters’ level and fellowship examinations (with valid fellowship) are mandatory for being eligible to be interviewed
    Those coming for interview must be prepared to be present in Chandigarh for three days, which is the approximate time required to finalize the admission of successful candidates
    No TA/DA or any other expenses will be paid for appearing in the interview
    Candidates must also state their present occupation, if any, before the interview; any concealment may result in cancellation of admission at any stage
    Faculty Activities: MTECH is a multidisciplinary institute with excellent research facilities, art computational and library facilities, and faculty with interests in many different areas of modern biology and biotechnology
    Candidates may be required to identify their preferred areas/sub-areas for research before being interviewed (see below)

    Molecular Biology: Molecular biology of pathogens, gene silencing, stress tolerance, signal transduction, gene expression, genome-wide analysis
    Cell Biology & Immunology: Host- pathogen interactions, TB vaccine development, T- and B-cell activation, infectious agents & vaccine targets, protein trafficking
    Protein Science & Engineering: Structure-function relationships, design, folding, engineering, stability, expression, structural analysis and modeling, crystallization, structure determination of proteins and structure- based drug designing etc
    Applied & Environmental Microbiology: Microbial diversity, environmental biotechnology, biotransformations, extremophiles and their metabolites
    Bioinformatics: Computer-aided vaccine and drug development, genome annotations, protein structure prediction, molecular simulations
    Bioorganic Chemistry: Enzymes and abzymes in organic synthesis, biocatalysis and bioactive molecules
    Peptide Chemistry: Peptide synthesis, conformational characterization and modeling
    Biochemical Engineering: Fermentation & downstream processing, process development and optimization, bioreactor modelling and control
    Biosensors & Bionanotechnology: Immunodiagnostics of pesticides and other important clinical biomarkers based on bioprobe-electronic interfacing

    Age limit & relaxation:
    The minimum 19 years and maximum 28 years (upper age relaxation is applicable to SC/ST/OBC/PH/VH/Female candidates as per Govt. of India rules)
    The decision of the Director, IMTECH, regarding selection/admission of the candidates shall be final
    Residential Accommodation:
    Separate hostel accommodation for boys and girls in the campus may be provided to admitted candidates on request and as per availability

    How to apply
    Please bring with yourself 3 copies of attested photograph and 2 original copies of filled-in form in the prescribed format (may be downloaded from our website)

    You can send the copy of filled-in form to us by email at phd@imtech.res.in as an attachment
    Kindly also bring original and attested copies of (a) All certificates (school leaving, B.Sc., M.Sc., etc.)
    Proof of passing NET or other Junior Research Fellowship Examination (a copy of certificate or roll number along with newspaper clipping showing result with roll number should be highlighted)
    Those who are selected will be assigned labs and will be required to pay Rs.3000/- in cash towards registration which will be immediately done after selection/admission

    Reservation as per rules will be applicable to SC/ST/OBC candidates
    For more information visit website www.imtech.res.in/phd or email us phd@imtech.res.in for any questions in this regard
    Walk in interview on 15th July, 2013 (Monday) (reporting time 9.00 am to 12.00 pm)

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