CDFD released notification for admission into second stage of RESEARCH SCHOLAR PROGRAM | Qualifications, application and selection procedure for Research Scholar Program from CDFD

CDFD released notification for admission into second stage of RESEARCH SCHOLAR PROGRAM | Qualifications, application and selection procedure for Research Scholar Program from CDFD

Center for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics – CDFD is an organization which is famous country wide for modern researches in molecular and cell biology.  CDFD which is working under Central Biotechnology department is conducting research scholar program every year in two stages.  It has recently released a notification for ‘Research Scholars Program 2010’   second stage admissions.  This is a better opportunity for those candidates who want to pursue research in Modern biology.

CDFD mainly conducts researches in Genetics, Computational and Structural Biology, Cancer Biology, Immunology, Structural Biology, Cell Cycle Regulation, Bacterial Genetics, Genomix etc.  It is giving more importance to Inter disciplinary researches.  Keeping this in to consideration it is admitting students who are having various educational backgrounds in to research scholar program.  CDFD is encouraging selected candidates to pursue their PhD in University of Hyderabad or Manipal University.

Candidates will be selected on the basis of a written test, LAN dependent test and an interview.  Two Research fellowships are allotted to MBBS candidates.  One of these candidates will have to work as a trainee in the program jointly conducted by University of Pittsburg and CDFD in the Human Genetics Department.

Candidates who have completed MBBS or masters degree in science/technology/agriculture subjects are eligible to apply for research scholar program offered by CDFD.  Other than MBBS candidates all the other applicants should get JRF in NET exam conducted by CSIR/ICAR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/ICAR.  Or 90% marks in GATE are also considered, JEST candidates are also eligible for this program. MBBS candidates do not require scores in these exams.  Candidates who wrote their final exams and are waiting for their results can also apply for this program.

  • Candidates can apply online through CDFD website.  Or they can also apply offline in the prescribed model of application.  Filled in applications should reach on or before 30th November, 2010.
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