Lucknow - 226 015.
Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) is a constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), 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 and invites applications from eligible candidates for admission in CIMAP - JNU Ph.D Program (2010) leading to award of Ph.D degree from JNU.
Candidates who have completed or will be completing M.Sc. in Life Sciences (Agriculture / Botany / Chemistry / Biotechnology / Bioscience / Biochemistry / Molecular Biology / Bioinformatics) with minimum 55% marks and have cleared CSIR UGC NET Exam / ICMR NET Exam / DBT JRF Exam. any other Exam leading to JRF / SRF fellowship tenable at CIMAP (as on 3rd August, 2010) are eligible for selection under the program to carry out advanced research in the area of Biotechnology / Genomics / Plant Tissue Culture / Bioinformatics / Plant Physiology / Metabolomics / Biochemistry / Microbiology / Botany and Pharmacognosy / Natural Product / Synthetic / Analytical / Process Chemistry / Agronomy / Soil Science / Plant Nutrition / Crop Imporvment / Crop Protection / Agricultural Economics & Extension, etc.
The selection will be made on the basis or interview only. The selected candidates will be enrolled for Ph.D Program in academic affiliation with the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Reservations are as per Government of India norms. The Interview of short - listed candidates will be held on 2 and 3 August, 2010 and eligible candidates will be communicated about date and time of the interview by post.
These students will have to complete Pre - Ph.D. Courses in any one of the three sub - disciplines (Plant Sciences / Biotechnology and Bioinformatics / Chemical sciences) of their interest as the Core course, with optional courses, in two semesters spread over one year.
On successful completion of courses (OGPA 6.5 / 10 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 a CIMAP scientist available as guide to carry out research on a scientific topic covered under CIMAPs mandate at CIMAP.
A maximum of twenty four students may be admitted per academic year covering all the three sub disciplines mentioned above.
Application Procedure :
Application should be typed on plain A4 size paper in the format given below. Application proforma can also be down loaded from our website www.cimap.res.in.
Completed Application Forms must be accompanied with a crossed Demand Draft for Rs. 300/- (Rupees three hundred only) towards processing fee drawn in favour of "Director, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow".
A demand Draft of Rs. 100/- (one hundred only) is acceptable from SC / ST / OBC candidates, 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 level onward.
Application along with Demand draft should be sent to the following addresses on or before 30 June, 2010.
Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, PO CIMAP, Kukrail Picnic Soot Road,
Lucknow - 226 015.
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.
Fee Structure :
Candidates selected for CIMAP - JNU Ph.D Program will be required to pay the following fees :
Tution Fee* : Rs. 4000/- per semester.
Admission & Enrolment Fee : Rs. 100/-.
Security Deposit (Refundable) : Rs. 2000/.
Identity Card Folder : Rs. 100/-.
Registration Fee** : Rs. 5000/-.
* To be realized in installments at the beginning of each semester till thesis submission.
** To be paid to Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi at the time of Registration.