Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) Junior Research Fellowship 2020

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EligibilityPostgraduate students
AwardINR 31,000 + 16% HRA per month

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About the Program

Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) invites applications for Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) Junior Research Fellowship 2020 from postgraduate degree. The fellows will be required to work on a project titled, "Development of a disease management strategy against Phytophthora capsici utilizing an effective biocontrol agent and green synthesized silver nanoparticles from black pepper". The selected fellows will receive a consolidated fellowship of INR 31,000 plus 16% HRA.

Fellowship Details
  • Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB) Junior Research Fellowship 2020 DeadlineClosed

    To be eligible, an applicant must:

    • Be below 28 years of age
    • Hold a first-class MSc degree in Biotechnology or Life Science with a minimum of 1 year documented experience in Molecular Biology from a government R&D Centre
    • Have a valid JRF/CSIR-UGC-NET/GATE/DBT or any other national level exam score

    The selected fellows will receive a consolidated fellowship of INR 31,000 plus 16% HRA per month.

    • Applicant's photograph
    • Copy of resume
    • Attested copies of credentials and experience
    How can you apply?

    Follow the steps below to apply for the fellowship:

    Step 1: Visit the official notification and read all the fellowship details.
    Step 2: Download the application form.
    Step 3: Fill in all required details and attach the relevant documents.
    Step 4: Send the completed application with all documents to -

    The Director,
    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB),
    Thycaud Post, Poojappura,
    Thiruvananthapuram - 695 014, Kerala, India

    Note: The envelopes must be superscripted with the abbreviated title of the project, advertisement number, and job title.

Important Dates

Application deadline: 06th July 2020

Selection Criteria

Selection of suitable candidates will be made based on the applicant's qualification and performance in the selection interview.

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Terms and Conditions
  • No TA/DA/other emoluments will be given for appearing in the interview.
  • As with all project positions at RGCB, the position will be co-terminus with the end of the project.
  • The duration of the fellowship is initially for a period of one year and extendable based on performance evaluation on a yearly basis up to two and a half years or till termination of the project, whichever is earlier.

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