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DBT Junior Research Fellowship (DBT- JRF) Programme conduct in Biotech Consortium India Ltd. (BCIL)
Applications are invited from bonafide Indian citizens, residing in India for award of ‘DBT-Junior Research Fellowship’ (DBT-JRF) for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology. The programme is being coordinated by Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL), New Delhi. The candidates will be selected through an online test ‘Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET)’. Based on performance in BET, two categories of merit list will be prepared (Category I and Category II). Candidates selected under category I (Top 275) will be eligible to avail fellowship under the programme.
These will be tenable in any University/Institute in India where the selected candidates register for Ph.D. programme. Candidates selected under Category II (next 100 in merit list) will be eligible to be appointed in any DBT sponsored project and avail fellowship from the project equivalent to NET/GATE, subject to selection through institutional selection process. There will be no binding on Principal Investigators of DBT sponsored projects to select JRF/SRF for their project from category II list. Selection in category II will not entitle student for any fellowship from DBT-JRF programme.
Qualification : M.Sc./M.Tech/M.V.Sc. Biotechnology (specialization such as Agriculture, Animal/ Veterinary, Medical, Marine, Industrial, Environmental, Pharmaceutical, Food, Bio-resources Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Bio-sciences and Biotechnology), Bioinformatics, M.Sc. ‘Molecular & Human Genetics’ and M.Sc. ‘Neuroscience’ as well as B.E./ B. Tech. in Biotechnology (4-year course after 10+2).
Marks : Minimum 60% marks for general & OBC category and 55% for SC/ ST/ PH in aggregate (or equivalent grade).
Age Limit : Upto 28 years as on the last date of application (10th February 2017) for general category. Age relaxation of upto 5 years (up to 33 years) for SC/ ST/ PH/ women candidates and upto 3 years (31 years) for OBC (Non-creamy layer) candidates.
Details of the Award
DBT-BET (category I) entitles a candidate for activation of fellowship subject to Ph.D. registration of the candidate in a recognized university or Institute in the country within 2 years from the date of issue of award letter. Registration for Ph.D. is candidate’s responsibility and DBT or BCIL have no responsibility in this. Verification of documents will be carried out for shortlisted candidates only. Award letter would be issued only after verification of necessary documents. Award letter will not be issued to candidates found ineligible or who submit incorrect documents and these candidates will not receive fellowship from DBT.
Application Fee : A non-refundable and non-transferable application fee of Rs. 1000/- is payable online by General /OBC candidates, however, SC/ST/PH candidates are exempted from payment of the application fee.
Mode of Selection
The candidates will be selected based on an online test, ‘Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET)’ A candidate may opt for any three centers of their choice from the options given in the application form. Efforts would be made to allot one of the three opted cities/centers, however, in certain cases candidate may be allotted a different city/center due to administrative reasons.
Hiring Process : Written-test
Job Role: Research/JRF/SRF
How To Apply :
For detailed procedure for filling the application form, payment of application fee and uploading of required documents/ certificates in the prescribed format, please visit website.
Online Registration Start : 04.1.2017 at 10:00 AM
Online Registration Close : 10.2.2017 at 05:00 PM
BET 2017 : 19.3.2017 at 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM