Kukrail Picnic, Spot Road, P.O. CIMAP, Lucknow - 226015, India.
Admission to Ph.D.Programs (2009 - 2010)
Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) is a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), which is a central autonomous body under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.
The institute conducts research in all frontline areas of plant biology, agriculture and chemistry. The institute invites applications from eligible candidates for admission in CIMAP-JNU Ph.D. Programs (2009-2010) leading to award of Ph.D. degree from JNU, New Delhi.
Candidates who ave completed or will be completing M.Sc. in life sciences (Agriculture / Botany / Chemistry/ Biotechnology / Biosciences / Biochemistry/Molecular Biology / Bioinformatics) with minimum 55% marks and have cleared CSIR UGC NET Exam / ICMR NET Exam / DBT JRF Exam or any other exam-leading to JRF / SRF fellowship tenable at CIMAP (as on 21 August, 2009) are eligible for selection under the programme to carry out advanced research in the area of Biotechnoiogy / Genomics / Plant Tissue Cuiture / Bioinformatics / Plant Physiology / Metabolomics/ Biochemistry/Microbiology/Botany and Pharmacognosy / Natural Product/Synthetic /Analytical/ Process Chemistry/Agronomy/Soil Science/Plant nutrition/Crop Improvement / Crop Protection/ Agricultural Economics and Extension, etc.
The selection will be made on the basis of interview only. The selected candidates will be enrolled for Ph.D. Programme in academic affiliation with the Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi. Reservations are as per Government of India norms.
The selection will be made on the basis of interview only. The interview of short listed candidates will be held on 21 August, 2009. Each eligible candidate will be communicated about date and time of the interview by post/email.
The selected candidate will be enrolled for Ph.D. Programme in academic affiliation with Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Selected candidates will have to complete Pre-Ph.D. courses in any one of the three sub disciplines (Plant sciences/Biotechnology & Bioinformatics / Chemical sciences) of their interest as the Core courses with optional courses in two semesters spread over one year.
On the successful completion of courses (CGPA 6.5/10.0 for general category and 6.0/10.0 for SC/ST/OBC ) students will be eligible for registration as CIMAP-JNU Ph.D. scholar under the supervision of CIMAP scientist available as guide to carry out research on a scientific topic, covered under CIMAP's mandate at CIMAP, Lucknow.
A maximum of twenty four students may be admitted covering all the three sub disciplines mentioned above. Please visit our website cimap.res.in for the course content and fee structure.
Application should be typed on a plain A-4 size paper in format given below.
Completed application forms must be accompanied with a crossed Bank Demand Draft for Rs.300/- (rupees three hundred only) in favour of Director, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow.
A demand draft of Rs.100/- (rupees one hundred only) is acceptable from SC/ST/OBC candidate provided relevant documentary proof is attached with the application. The processing fee is not refundable.
Application should be accompanied by attested copies of certificates and mark sheets from Senior secondary school level onwards.
Application along with Demand draft should be sent to the following address
Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants,
P.O CIMAP, Kukrail Picnic Spot Road,
Lucknow - 226015.
So as to reach on or before 31 July, 2009.
Incomplete applications and those received after the closing date will not be entertained. The decision of the institute will be final and binding and no correspondence will be entertained in this regard.
CIMAP will not provide any travel expenses to candidates appearing for interview.