CDFD Dissertation based Research Training Program 2019 for Final Year Students

Dissertation based Research Training Programme

CDFD, an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, invites applications from interested individuals to undertake Dissertation based Research Training. Candidates will work in a laboratory for a minimum period of 4 months and a maximum period of 6 months based on their research interest.


  1. Candidates pursuing M.Sc./M.Pharm/M.Tech (during any semester) or B.Pharm/B.Tech/Integrated M.Sc. (from the third year onwards) in any branch of Life Sciences are eligible to apply for this program.

  2. The applicants should have first class throughout their Academic Career, i.e. 10th, Intermediate or 12th and Degree (till the previous semester).

Application Procedure:

An online application, including areas of interest and Statement of Purpose (maximum 200 words) is to be filled and submitted. The applicants should also furnish a recommendation letter along with the bonafide certificate from the Institute / University.

A NOC from the HOD / Principal of the current Institution in the CDFD prescribed template has to be furnished by the candidate at the time of application. (Annexure-I)

Program Fee Details:

Durationwith Accommodationwithout Accommodation
6 months₹. 24,000/- (20000/- + 4000/-)
(Fee + Accommodation)
₹. 20,000/-
Fee once paid will not be refunded.

In cases where the candidate joins the program and wants to discontinue without completion of the program (minimum residency period of 4 months), no project completion certificate will be provided.

The applications have to be made online only.

Application Fee:

The candidates applying for the training are requested to pay an application fee as detailed below:
Sl. No.CategoryFEES
1.General Candidates₹. 500/-
2.Other Backward Classes (OBC)₹. 250/-
3.SC/ST/PWD/Women candidates₹. 125/-
The application fee / program fee will be collected online only through NEFT transfer to CDFD account as per the details given below. Any additional Transaction Charges will be paid by the Candidate.


BANK NAMEState Bank of India
BRANCH NAME WITH COMPLETE ADDRESS , TELEPHONE NUMBER/ FAX/EMAILHabshiguda Branch, Scientist Colony, Uppal Road, Hyderabad 500007. 040 27170142
MICR CODE500002318
Caste certificate in case of SC/ST and Disability Certificate in case of Physically Challenged candidate issued by the Competent Authority should be enclosed with an application.

Interested candidates who fulfill the above conditions may register their names by applying in the prescribed application form online. Complete the application form online at

The online facility of application will open on 09.08.2019 and and will be closed on 09.09.2019.

The last date for submitting online application is 09.09.2019 and applications received after this date will be rejected.

Incomplete Applications and Applications without the caste / disability certificate (if applicable) or received after the last date are liable to be rejected.

The names of selected candidates will be displayed on our website by the end of September, 2019. The training can be carried out for a maximum of six months between November, 2019 to December, 2019. Actual dates of training will be chosen by the selected candidate in consultation with the PI.

Certificates would be issued to candidates on completion of the term, decided at the beginning of the training. 

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