National Institute of Animal Biotechnology – NIAB Admission

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National Institute of Animal Biotechnology – NIAB 2018 Admission

National Institute of Animal Biotechnology ( NIAB ) invites applications for its Research Scholars Program 2018 – 2019.

NIAB is an autonomous and premier institute of the Department of Biotechnology ( DBT ), Government of India. The Institute wishes to develop and harness novel and emerging biotechnological tools and applications, and take up research in cutting-edge areas for improving animal health and productivity as well as contribute to human health and welfare.

NIAB’s current research interests include

  • host-pathogen interactions and pathogenomics
  • next generation vaccines, diagnostics, adjuvants and drug delivery platforms
  • nutrition, metabolomics and metabolic disorders
  • genetics and genomics
  • gene and protein engineering
  • reproductive biotechnology
  • transgenic technology
  • bioinformatics
  • human-animal interface and One health

NIAB Admission 2018 Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Individuals desirous of seeking admission must have a Master’s degree in any branch of Life Science ( M.Sc., M.Tech., M.V.Sc., or M.Pharm ). Candidates must also have secured CSIR /UGC /DBT /ICMR /INSPIRE NET JRF / UGC-RGNF or any other national research fellowship for 5 years. Applications will also be accepted from candidates who have secured a fellowship and have completed or are likely to complete the required courses in the academic year 2018-19.

Having a fellowship is mandatory for consideration. The terms and conditions, fellowship amount etc. will be governed by the awarding funding agency subject to the Rules and conventions of the Institute.

NIAB Admission 2018 Application Procedure

Candidates who meet the above eligibility criteria may apply online ( link at ).
The online application facility will be open from 19th February, 2018 to 05th March, 2018. No need to send the print out of applications.

Applicants having difficulty in accessing the portal may contact “The Senior Manager, National Institute of Animal Biotechnology ( NIAB ) at 040-2304-9403 or Applications found to be in order will be screened, and only short-listed candidates will be called for interview to be conducted on 26th March, 2018.

Candidates must make their own arrangements for any travel, boarding and lodging. No TA / DA will be paid by NIAB for attending the interview.

The results will be announced within a week of the interview. Selected candidates are expected to join the RSP by 15th April, 2018. Those who have secured a fellowship and have completed or are likely to complete the required courses in the current academic year, will be admitted provisionally pending satisfactory fulfilment of the requirements at the time of joining.Reservations are as per statutory norms. Single room hostel facilities will be provided.

NIAB reserves the right to accept / reject applications or candidature or admission in case of any discrepancy observed at any stage.

NIAB Admission 2018 Important Dates

1NIAB Application Form Issue Date19th February, 2018
2Last date for submission of application form5th March, 2018
3Date of Interview26th March, 2018

Contact Details

National Institute of Animal Biotechnology
D.No. 1 – 121 / 1, 4th and 5th Floors,
Axis Clinicals Building, Miyapur,
Hyderabad, Telangana,
India – 500 049,
Website :

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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.