Award of DBT Research Associateship 2012 in Biotechnology and Applied Biology

Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt of India, invites applications from Indian Nationals for the award of DBT-Research Associateship for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Applied Biology

Ph.D degree in Science, Engineering or M.I, or M.S. degree in any area of medicine with research interests in Biotechnology and Life Sciences and a good academic record


Age preferably should be between 40 years and 45 years in case of women and in-service candidates


2 years, in case of exception cases, it will be extended to 5 years


Each fellow would be entitled to a stipend in the range of Rs 22,000-24,000/- per month and a research contingency grant of Rs 50,000/- per year, payable to the host Institution

Candidates who are yet to be awarded the Ph.D, M.D/M.S. degree, if selected, will be paid Rs 18,000/- per month till the award of the degree

The associate would also be entitled to HRA and other benefits as per the DST guidelines applicable to Research Associateship

Selection Process:

Based on C.V. and performance in the interview

The interview will be held at the

Indian Institute of Science,


in May, 2012

Application Process:

Candidates may submit their application on plain paper alongwith

bio-data, list of publications (attach reprints of 2 important papers), required copies of certificates (B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D/M.D./M.S.), one page synopsis of Ph.D/M.D./M.S. thesis, 2 letters of recommendation (academic)

The applicant is advised to propose his/her place of work, name of the supervisor, enclose one page synopsis of proposed research which must be compatible with the on-going research of the proposed supervisor, and his/her consent for availing the Associateship

They should also enclose a declaration stating that if selected for the Associateship, he/she will complete the tenure of the Associateship

On the envelope mark DBT-Research Associateship for North-East origin/region

Applications should be addressed to

Coordinator DBT-Research Associateship Program,

Department of Biochemistry,

Indian Institute of Science Campus,


Application deadline 30th March, 2012

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