Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology PhD Admissions 2019 January

CSIR- Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur (H.P.)-176 061 

Invites Applications for Ph.D. Programme of 
Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) January 2020 Session 

CSIR-IHBT, a premier research institute of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), invites applications for Ph.D. Programme under Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR) from eligible candidates. 


Ph.D. (Science): Master’s Degree in Science and a valid National Level Fellowship NET-JRF/SRF of various funding agencies (CSIR/UGC/RGNF/DBT/ICMR/BINC/INSPIRE/ GATE/ G-PAT or other equivalent fellowships) for Ph.D. programme at CSIR-IHBT: 

(i) Biological Sciences- Master’s degree in Agriculture Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Microbial Biotechnology/ Fermentation Technology/ Bioinformatics/ Botany/ Entomology/ Forestry and Environmental Sciences/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ Floriculture/ Genetics and Plant Breeding/ Microbiology/ Industrial Microbiology/ Medical Microbiology/ Molecular Microbiology/ Molecular Biology/ Plant Molecular Biology/ Nanotechnology/ Nano biosciences/ Plant Pathology/ Plant Sciences/ Plant Physiology/ Pharmaceutical sciences (Pharmacology & Pharmacology and Toxicology)/ Zoology/ Human Genetics/ Virology/ Traditional Medicine/ Natural Resource Management/ GIS. Candidates with Master’s degree in Statistics OR B.E. / B.Tech. in Bioinformatics/ Computer Science/ Food Technology/ Biotechnology with a valid National or other equivalent Fellowships are also eligible. 

*BE/B. Tech. degree holders in engineering discipline with valid GATE score & Candidates with B.Tech. in Biotechnology with valid GATE score subject to securing a minimum 85.00 percentile in GATE are eligible 

Existing Research Fellows/ Projects Assistants working at CSIR- IHBT for a minimum period of 1 year are eligible to apply. CSIR Group III/ IV staff who fulfil the academic qualifications are also eligible to apply for Ph.D. in Part Time mode with the approval of the Lab Director. Admission criteria for SC/ST/OBC/Women/ Physically Handicapped/ EWS candidates is relaxable as per GoI rules. 

How to Apply: For details about application and admission procedures, candidates are requested to visit the website

Interested candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria can apply online at from September 20, 2019 onwards. Online application will close on October 24, 2019

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