Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI - CSIR), Lucknow is inviting applications for admission to Ph.D. Programmes in various disciplines for July 2011 session. CDRI is premier research institute functioning under the aegis of CSIR. The institute is conducting top class research in life sciences, chemical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences and Biotechnology. Following are details of doctoral courses and eligibility requirements along with application procedure:
Eligibility: Applicants should have M.Sc or its equivalent in Life sciences/ Biotechnology/ Chemical Sciences / Pharmaceutical sciences. They should have qualified in any of CSIR- UGC- NET, ICMR, DBT examination for Junior Research Fellowship. Those appearing in final year exams of qualifying degree in 2011 and cleared above exams for JRF may also apply.
Application process: Candidates have to fill up the online application form available on the institute’s website www.cdriindia.org. The form will be available till 18th May 2011. Print outs of filled in form should be sent along with photograph, photocopies of certificates of date of birth, qualifications and proof for qualifying JRF to 'Scientist-in-Charge, Academy Affairs Unit, Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR), Chattar Manzil, Lucknow-226 001'. Last date for receipt of forms is 25th May, 2011.
Selection will be based on the interview / counseling at CDRI, Lucknow on 27 and 28 June, 2011. The number of seats will depend on the vacancies available with scientists at CDRI. For more details, candidates can visit CDRI's website : http://www.cdriindia.org/phd1.htm . Contact Nos: 0522- 2612411-18; Extn 4397/ 4383.