Monday, March 31, 2014

CDFD (Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics) Hyderabad Research Scholars Program Admission Notice 2014

CDFD (Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics), Hyderabad

Research Scholars Program Admission Notice 2014

The CDFD (Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics), Hyderabad, has invited applications from highly motivated candidates, willing to take up challenges in modern biology, for admissions to Research Scholars program in the following themes:
Computational & Structural Biology  
Cancer and stem cell biology
Genetics and epigenetics  
Cell signalling
Silkmoth genomics  
Molecular and cellular biology
Molecular pathogenesis

Admission to the CDFD Research Scholars program in July / August 2014 (RSP-I-2014) will be made through two independent streams as described below. To be eligible for either stream all candidates must have a Master 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

Stream 1:
Applicants who appeared for the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS 2014), which was held on December 8 2013 and apply to CDFD would be eligible for consideration in stream 1. From amongst these applicants, a shortlist of candidates (CDFD JGEEBILS-2014 shortlist) would be prepared, based on a cut-off determined by CDFD. These shortlisted candidates would be asked to directly appear for interviews on 13.06.2014 in Hyderabad. It is not obligatory for the candidates in the CDFD JGEEBILS-2014 shortlist to have qualified the CSIR / UGC / DBT / ICMR / ICAR / BINC / INSPIRE NET / UGC-RGNF (for SC/ST candidates) or JEST for JRF.

The candidates in the 'CDFD JGEEBILS-2014 shortlist' who appear for the interview on 13.06.2014 will be paid to and fro sleeper class rail fare from the actual place of undertaking the journey or from the normal place of their residence whichever is nearer to Hyderabad on production of proof of undertaking the journey.

Stream 2:
To be eligible for this stream, applicants must have qualified CSIR / UGC / DBT / ICMR / ICAR / INSPIRE NET JRF / UGC . RGNF (for SC/ST candidates) or have qualified BINC examination conducted by the DBT with fellowship or GATE (All India Top 50 Ranks in Biotechnology [BT], Life Sciences [XL] or Chemistry [CY]) 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] and those who have qualified DBT JRF NET with a BTech [Biotechnology] degree are NOT eligible to apply. MBBS candidates are exempted from any of the eligibility tests mentioned herein but must be below the age of 28 years as on the last date for receipt of application.

Candidates (including those who appeared for JGEEBILS-2014 but do not figure in the CDFD JGEEBILS-2014 shortlist) who produce proof of having cleared the above mentioned exams will be allowed to appear for the LAN based examination conducted by CDFD on 15.06.2014.

Candidates who qualify the written / LAN based examination on 15.06.2014 would be asked to appear for interview on 16.06.2014.

Interested candidates (including those who have appeared for the JGEEBILS-2014) need to register their names for Research Scholars Program-I-2014 by applying in the prescribed application form online or by hardcopy).

The Online facility of application will be closed on 20.04.2014.

Applications may also be made on plain paper as per the prescribed format. Candidates applying off-line may send their application form along with the certificates in support of Date of Birth, Educational qualifications, Caste and NET fellowship etc., to ‘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’, so as to reach on or before 20.04.2014.

Important Dates:
Last date for submitting online application - 18.04.2014
Last date for receipt of offline / postal application - 21.04.2014
Display of CDFD JGEEBILS-2014 shortlist - 02.05.2014
Display of list of candidates shortlisted for LAN examination - 02.05.2014
Date of Interview for the CDFD JGEEBILS-2014 shortlisted candidates - 13.06.2014
Date of the LAN examination - 15.06.2014
Date of Interview for those who qualify in the LAN examination - 16.06.2014

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