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 http://www.imtech.res.in for information on different areas and faculty activities).
Mandate: The 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.
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.
Number of seats: 30. The number
of trainees’ intake varies and depends upon the availability of bench space
with different scientists of IMTECH. Decision of the competent authority would
be final regarding number of seats for intake. Five seats are reserved for the children of serving CSIR employees.
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) issued by Head of the University /
College / Institute.
Declaration of selection:
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. The decision of selection will be displayed on website of IMTECH in the month of December 2022. Canvassing in any form and/or bringing in any influence, political or otherwise will be treated as a disqualification.
The training can be undertaken for a maximum of six months between January to December 2023. Actual dates of training will be decided based on mutual consent between the selected candidate and the faculty through Coordinator, Dissertation Program, CSIR-IMTECH.
In cases where the applicant joins the program and wants to discontinue without completion of the program (minimum residency period of 4 months), no certificate will be provided.
Last date of Application: November 15, 2022
Intimation to selected applicants: December 2, 2022
Last date of submission of fee: December 12, 2022
In case of non-receipt of fees,
seats will be offered to waiting list applicants after December 12, 2022.
After completion of selection process, successful candidates will be informed to make payment online to the Director, IMTECH account (Account No. 30267007362).
Fee: Rs. 25,000 + 18 % GST (GST would be as per GOI norms issued from time to time). Fee paid once is non-refundable.
Financial Support /Boarding/Lodging:
CSIR-IMTECH will not provide any financial support for the training/ boarding/ lodging. The students will have to make their own arrangement for stay during the program. However, CSIR-IMTECH may consider specific requests from outstation students only, for shared accommodation depending upon the availability of the same (Rs. 5000/- plus mess charges as per actual will be applicable as per CSIR-IMTECH rules).
Coordinator, Skill Development, CSIR-IMTECH
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone no 0172 2880186