Dissertation Program at CSIR-IMTECH Chandigarh (Jan 2021 - June 2021)

CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR-IMTECH), invites exceptionally motivated students to undertake research training under dissertation program at CSIR-IMTECH. CSIR-IMTECH is a multidisciplinary institute with excellent research facilities, state of the art computational and library facilities, and faculty with research interests in frontier areas of modern biology and biotechnology (please visit our website for information on different areas and faculty activities).

MandateThe Program is aimed to introduce exceptional students to the basic techniques used in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Protein Sciences, Cell Biology, Immunology, Preclinical research, Bioinformatics, Fermentation Technology, Biosensors, Medicinal Chemistry, Computer Science and Engineering through bench work for 6 months. 

Who can apply: Students Pursuing M.Sc., M. Pharma, M.Tech., B. Pharma, B. Tech., MCA and equivalent from UGC recognized Universities to undertake research training towards partial fulfillment of their degree. The minimal eligibility criterion for consideration of the requests is first division or an equivalent grade (or at least 60% of aggregate scores) in all major examinations starting from the secondary school examination onwards.The selected students will be assigned to a Faculty/scientist who will mentor him/her during the training period. Each student is required to complete a small research project work under the guidance of the scientist. At the end of the program, student will need to submit a ‘Project Report’ of the work done and on successful completion of the program, the students will be awarded a certificate..

Last date of Application: 23rd November, 2020. 

Declaration of selection: 4th December 2020

After completion of selection process, successful candidates will be informed to make payment through NEFT to the Director, IMTECH account (Account No. 30267007362, IFSC - SBIN0001443). Duration: 6 Months. Fee: Rs. 25,000. The fee includes GST as per GOI instructions and is not refundable.

How to apply: Candidates can apply using online application form available at IMTECH website.  Along with the application, candidates have to upload a Statement of Purpose (SOP), a letter of recommendation from his/her guide and an authorization letter/bonafide certificate (certifying that the candidate is pursuing degree program, click here for format) issued by Head of the University / College / Institute.

A screening cum selection committee constituted by the Director, IMTECH will select the students. The decision of the Director, CSIR-IMTECH, regarding selection of the candidates shall be final.Canvassing in any form and/or bringing in any influence, political or otherwise will be treated as a disqualification.

Following Documents are to be uploaded mandatorily:

Statement of Purpose (SOP)

Recommendation Letter

Bonafide Certificate signed by HOD (Proof of ongoing degree)

-- List of Shortlisted Candidates for the Dissertation Program 2020-21 --


-- Information for selected students --

In pursuance to OM No. I-11011/3(1)/2020-HR dated 07.12.2020, it is hereby informed that Director, IMTECH has approved your selection for admission to Six Months Dissertation Program under CSIR-IMTECH. The candidate will have to work for an internship for a period of 5-6 months from date of the joining. You are required to complete a small research project work under the guidance of the scientist and at the end of the program, you have to submit a ‘Project Report’ of the work done and on successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate. Kindly note that selection is provisional and is subject to the submission of all required original documents/certificates (class 10th onwards/Aadhar card/Category etc.) at the time joining along with Non-Disclosure Agreement (format enclosed, also available on our website that you have to sign and get endorsed by your department.

The candidates who have requested for Hostel accommodation, shall be provided accommodation in the hostel. Each student has to pay Rs. 5000/- (for 6 months) for the same. Mess charges will be extra as per actual as per CSIR-IMTECH rules).

During your stay at IMTECH, you have to follow the advisories and guidelines issued by the Govt. of India from time to time regarding COVID-19 pandemic.   

You are requested to report at Human Resource Management Group, Main Building, IMTECH at the earliest.

 The names of contact persons you may contact for any further detail/help are given below:

 1. Warden office

 Email: Phone No. 0172-6665422/9988133393

 2. Dhiraj Goswami, Security officer

Email: Phone No. 0172-6665105

 3. Internship affairs office

Email: Phone no 0172 6665186



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