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TMC announces JRF for PhD in Life Sciences 2015

Deadline: Deadline: Always Open20-Apr-2015
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AwardA stipend of Rs.16000/- + 30% HRA per month.
EligibilityPost Graduates
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

Advanced Centre for Treatment Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC)


Kharghar, Navi Mumbai – 410210
Contact: 02227405000 / Email –

What is TMC announces JRF for PhD in Life Sciences 2015?

Applications are invited, in the prescribed format, for the award ofJUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS[JRF 2015] for Ph.D. in Life Sciences at Tata Memorial Centre.

The Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) is an autonomous Grant-in-aid Institution of the Department of Atomic Energy.

The TMC is comprised of the Advanced Centre for Treatment,Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC) and

the Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH). The TMC conducts Ph.D. program in Life Sciences and is affiliated to the Homi Bhabha National Institute (Deemed University). On-going research at TMC includes basic and translational research in Cancer Biology. Specific research topics include study of cell proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis,metastasis, tumor immunology, molecular imaging, carcinogenesis, stem cell biology, biophysics, structural biology, bioinformatics, proteomics, genomics, genetics, epigenetics and glycobiology.


Rs. 16000/- + 30% HRA (if hostel facility is not allotted) per month as applicable. Limited hostel facility is available on the ACTREC campus on first come , first served basis.

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

M.Sc.(Applied Biology/ Biochemistry / Bioinformatics / Biophysics / Biotechnology /Botany/ LifeSciences/ Microbiology/ Molecular Biology/ Zoology or related Biological Sciences)/ M.Tech (Bioinformatics/Biotechnology); M.V.Sc.; M.Pharm. from a recognized University, with 60% o aggregate marks. Those awaiting results may also apply .

Candidates having Post- graduation course of only 1 year duration are not eligible

How can you apply ?

All the candidates must first APPLY ONLINE[], and then SUBMIT the filled and signed application along with all the enclosures mentioned in the application form and a Demand Draft(DD) for Rs. 500/- drawn  in  favor  of TMC-ACTRECpayable  in  Navi  Mumbai  (No  fees for female  candidates  and SC/  ST  or physically handicapped candidates, provided proof is attached).

The deadline for the online application is 20th April 2015.

The hard   copy   of   the   application   form   along   with all enclosures must   reach the  Senior Administrative Officer, Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, Tata Memorial Centre, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai 410210. Candidates must write their name and application number behind the DD. TMC reserves  the  right  to  increase  the  minimum  eligibility  criteria,  in  case  of  receipt  of  large  number  of applications.
Incomplete forms and those without enclosures may get rejected.

Final Admission into the Ph.D. program is subject to the candidate satisfying HBNI eligibility criteria.The list of research projects being offered to Ph.D. students at TMC will be  displayed on the ACTREC website. Candidates  are  encouraged  to  interact  with  and  seek  information  from  the  Principal  Investigators  whose  names and e-mail IDs will be given against their respective projects.A  list  of  candidates  found  eligible  to  appear  for  the  written entrance exam  will  be  displayed  on  the  ACTREC website by 30th April 2015.

An ‘objective type’ Written Exam will be held at Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Technology, opposite Kharghar Station, Sector 7, Belpada, CBD, Navi Mumbai - 400 614, on Sunday 31st May2015 at 9.30 a.m.The list of candidates who have qualified in this exam will be displayed at the: (i) ACTREC website, (ii) Examination Centre, and (iii) ACTREC Security Gate on 1st June 2015 after 7 p.m.

Their interviews will be held at ACTREC on 2nd, 3rd and 4th June 2015.


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