DBT – Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

Applications are invited from Indian Nationals for the award of “DBT-Research Associateship” for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and applied biology. The Associateship is tenable in Research Institution/ Universities including non-profit R&D Institutions within India. The Associateships are awarded under a program sponsered by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.

DBT Post Doctoral Fellowship Eligibility

The applicants should hold a Ph.D degree in Science, Engineering or M.D or M.S. ( Medicine ) degree in any area of medicine with research interests in Biotechnology and Life Sciences and a good academic record.

The Associateship can be availed within 2 years of the award of PhD / MD / MS ( Medicine ) degree; however, may be relaxable ( by 2 years ) in case of in-service candidates.

Those who have already submitted the PhD / MD / MS ( Medicine ) thesis are also eligible to apply ( attach proof of submission from the Registrar / Controller of examinations ).

The applicants should be below the age of 40 years and 45 years in case of women and in-service candidates. Persons already employed are also eligible to apply. However, their applications should be routed through their employers.

DBT Post Doctoral Fellowship Application Form

Candidates may submit their application on plain paper strictly as per the format available at the official website.

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. However, they may be allowed to relinquish the Associateship only if accepting permanent employment in India.

The completed Application form should be send to the following address

Co- ordinator
DBT-Research Associateship Program,
Department of Biochemistry,
Indian Institute of Science Campus,
Bangalore – 560 012.

The last date for the same is 6th October, 2017 and the envelope should be cleared marked as “DBT-Research Associateship”.

DBT Post Doctoral Fellowship Selection Process

The candidates will be selected based on their C.V. and performance in the interview. The interview will be held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in November 2017. The candidates called for interview will not be paid TA/DA to attend the interview. If the candidate accepts the Associateship, he/she must join the host Institution/University within a month’s time.

DBT Post Doctoral Fellowship Important Dates

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1Last Date for Submission of Application Form6th October, 2017

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  1. i know dbt is one of the most excelent institute in india in the field of scientific research so i would like to to post doc.degree DBT fellowship so plz provide information regarding my problem
    thanking you

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