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CDFD Admission 2018

CDFD Admission 2018

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics invites admission application for Research Scholars program – II for the academic year 2018 – 2019.

CDFD Admission Eligibility 2018

To be eligible all the candidates must have :

  • Master’s degree in any branch of Science, Technology, or Agriculture from a recognized University / Institute OR MBBS. Candidates who have not completed their final year/ fourth semester examination are not eligible for RSP – II – 2018.
  • Qualified CSIR / UGC / DBT / ICMR / INSPIRE NET JRF / UGC – RGNF ( or similar ) or have qualified BINC examination conducted by the DBT with fellowship or JEST with fellowship. Candidates having qualified for the Project – JRF fellowship under the ICMR funded project Scheme/ [ which is only for a period of two years ] / DBT JRF NET with a B.Tech. [ Biotechnology ] degree /DBT JRF NET under DBT – B category list are NOT eligible to apply.
  • Candidates with LS – NET qualification only in CSIR – UGC ( NET ) examination need not apply.

CDFD Admission Application Form 2018

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics admission application form is available in the official website www.cdfd.org.in.

The candidates applying are requested to pay an application fee as detailed below :

Sl.No.CategoryFees
1.General Candidates[rupee] 500/-
2.Other Backward Classes ( OBC )[rupee] 250/-
3.SC / ST / PWD / Women candidates[rupee] 125/-

The additional Payment Gateway Transaction Charges @ 3.10% will be charged extra from the Candidate.

Note :

  • There is no walk – in for the written test and THERE WILL BE NO SPOT REGISTRATION.
  • CDFD’s Research Scholars Program is a fully residential program. The selected candidates will have to stay on campus.

CDFD Selection Procedure 2018

Admission to CDFD – Research Scholars program is based on a 2 – tier system involving a written / LAN based examination followed by interview of candidates who have qualified the written / LAN based examination. Only those candidates will be allowed to appear for the CDFD RSP – II – 2018 examination and interview who produce proof of having cleared the CSIR / UGC / DBT / ICMR / INSPIRE NET / UGC-RGNF ( or equivalent ) / or JEST for JRF or have qualified BINC examination conducted by the DBT with fellowship.

CDFD Admission Important Dates 2018

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1Open date for submitting online application15th November, 2018
2Last date for submitting online application17th December, 2018
3Date of display of list of shortlisted candidates for LAN examination24th December, 2018
4Date of Computer based LAN Examination21st January, 2019
5Date for Display of shortlisted candidates based on Computer based LAN Examination21st January, 2019
6Date of the interview22nd January, 2019

CDFD Admission 2018

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics invites application for admission to Dissertation based Research Training Programme for the academic year 2018 – 2019.

CDFD Admission Eligibility 2018

  • Candidates pursuing M.Sc. / M.Pharm / M.Tech ( during any semester ) or B.Pharm / B.Tech / Integrated M.Sc. ( from the third year onwards ) in any branch of Life Sciences are eligible to apply for this program.
  • The applicants should have first class throughout their Academic Career, i.e. 10th, Intermediate or 12th and Degree ( till the previous semester ).

CDFD Admission Application Form 2018

  • CDFD application form is  available in the official website www.cdfd.org.in.
  • Along with the application, a Statement of Purpose ( not more than 200 words ) has to be uploaded by the applicants. The applicants should also furnish a recommendation letter along with the bonafide certificate from the Institute / University.
  • A NOC from the HOD / Principal of the current Institution in the CDFD prescribed template has to be furnished by the candidate at the time of joining.

Application Fee

  • The candidates applying for the training are requested to pay an application fee as detailed below :
    • General Candidates – [rupee] 500/-
    • Other Backward Classes ( OBC ) – [rupee] 250/-
    • SC / ST / PWD / Women candidates – [rupee] 125/-
  • The application fee / program fee will be collected online only through NEFT transfer to CDFD account as per the details given below. Any additional Transaction Charges will be paid by the Candidate
    State Bank of India,
    Habshiguda Branch,
    Scientist Colony,
    Uppal Road,
    Hyderabad 500007
    IFSC Code SBIN0020087

CDFD Admission Important Dates 2018

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1Last date for submission of application15th November, 2018

CDFD Admission 2018

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics invites application for admission to Ph.D. Program for the academic year 2018 – 2019.

CDFD Admission Eligibility 2018

  • Master’s degree in any branch of Science, Technology, or Agriculture from a recognized University / Institute OR MBBS. Candidates who have appeared for their final semester examination, but are awaiting results, are also eligible to apply.
  • Qualified CSIR / UGC / DBT / ICMR / INSPIRE NET JRF / UGC – RGNF ( or similar ) or have qualified BINC examination conducted by the DBT with fellowship or JEST. Candidates having qualified for the Project – JRF fellowship under the ICMR funded project Scheme / [ which is only for a period of two years ] / DBT JRF NET with a B.Tech. [ Biotechnology ] degree / DBT JRF NET under DBT – B category list are NOT eligible to apply.
  • A valid fellowship is an ABSOLUTE requirement for pursuing Ph.D. at CDFD.
    • If a candidate’s fellowship result is AWAITED, the candidate can UPDATE the fellowship status by 2nd May, 2018.
    • Note that having a fellowship is not mandatory for applying and writing the test, BUT, only candidates with a valid fellowship will be shortlisted for interview.
  • Candidates with LS – NET qualification only in CSIR – UGC ( NET ) examination need not apply.

CDFD Admission Application Form 2018

  • CDFD application form is  available in the official website www.cdfd.org.in.
  • Interested candidates ( including those who have appeared for the JGEEBILS – 2018 ) need to register their names for Research Scholars Program – I – 2018 by applying in theprescribed application form.
  • The Online application facility will open on 13th March, 2018 and will be closed on 10th April, 2018.
  • Applications may also be made on plain paper as per the prescribed format. Candidates applying off – line may send their application form alongwith the certificates in support of Date of Birth, Educational qualifications, Caste and NET fellowship etc., to the following address :
    The Head – Administration, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics ( CDFD ),
    Office Block : 2nd Floor, Bldg.7,
    Gruhakalpa, 5 – 4 – 399 / B, M.J. Road, Nampally,
    Hyderabad – 500 001.

CDFD Admission Admit Card 2018

  • The Individual Admit Card / Hall Ticket with details of user name, password, venue of the examination and time will be sent through e-mail. No individual intimation letter would be sent. No TA / DA will be paid. Director, CDFD reserves the right to accept / reject any or all applications without assigning any reasons whatsoever.

CDFD Selection Procedure 2018

Admission to the CDFD Research Scholars program in July / August 2018 ( RSP – I – 2018 ) will be based on interviews conducted at CDFD on 6th June, 2018 and 7th June, 2018. The shortlist of candidates to appear for these interviews will be prepared by CDFD from :

  • Applicants who appear in the ENTRANCE examination that will be conducted jointly by CCMB and CDFD at 19 different centres across India on 22nd April, 2018 and have applied to CDFD RSP – I – 2017. ( CDFD – LAN Shortlist )
  • Applicants who appeared in the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences ( JGEEBILS 2018 ), which was held on 10th December, 2017 and have applied to CDFD RSP – I – 2018. ( CDFD – JGEEBILS Shortlist )

The shortlisting will be based on cut – off scores determined by CDFD.

As the CDFD – JGEEBILS shortlist will be displayed only on 10th May, 2018, candidates who have appeared for the JGEEBILS – 2018 exam are encouraged to appear for the CCMB / CDFD Joint Entrance Examination to be held on 22nd April, 2018.

CDFD Admission Important Dates 2018

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1Online Registration Start DateTuesday13th March, 2018
2Online Registration End DateThursday12th April, 2018
3Admit CardSunday15th April, 2018
4Date of CDFD joint Entrance ExaminationSunday22nd April, 2018
5Last date of fellowship updateMonday30th April, 2018
6Announcement of candidates shortlisted for interviewThursday10th May, 2018
7Date of Interviews ( CDFD )Wednesday & Thursday6th June, 2018 & 7th June, 2018

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Contact Details

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics,
Inner Ring Road, Uppal,
Hyderabad – 500 039 ,
Telangana, India.,
Telephone No. : +91 40 2721 6000,
Fax : 91 – 040 – 2474 9448,
Email : acad-empc@cdfd.org.in,
Website : www.cdfd.org.in.