About NABINational Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Mohali is an autonomous Institute under the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India and first Agri-Food Biotechnology institute in India. It was established in 2010. In NABI, the core research areas are Agricultural Biotechnology, Food Biotechnology, Nutrition Biotechnology and Human Resource Development. The institute is working to develop biotechnological tools in the area of Agriculture, Food and Nutritional Biotechnology to improve the quality of food and nutrition. NABI is a recognized centre to conduct PhD (Biotechnology) from the Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad. NABI is offering admission in PhD Biotechnology and inviting applications. The course will begin in September 2020.
Details of the PhD ProgrammeAdvertisement No.: NABI/6(59)/2020-Gen
Duration of PhD Course: The duration of the PhD is 5 years which can be extended up to a maximum of 7 years.
Area of PhD Research Work: PhD Biotechnology research area includes Agri-Biotechnology, Food and Nutrition Biotechnology.
Number of Seats: 05 nos. There will be a reservation of seats as per Govt. of India rules.
Candidates those who have appeared, or will be appearing, in the final year or final semester of qualifying degree examination or whose results are awaited may also apply. Nevertheless, the candidate must fulfil the above criteria/requirements at the time of joining.
Fellowship: The PhD admission seekers will have to avail the fellowship from the different granting agencies like UGC, CSIR, ICMR, DST or DBT according to their policies and guidelines.
How to apply
Any other documents aside from above-mentioned need not to be sent along with the application form.
The candidates might send their completely filled up application form in a Single adobe pdf file by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application form feeThe candidates will have to submit an application fee along with the application form. The application fee is Rs. 500/- plus GST @ 18% i.e. Rs 590/-. The candidates must deposit the above application fee directly in the institute's bank via Bank Transfer.
Institute Bank details are:
Name of Beneficiary Account: National Agri-food Biotechnology Institute
Beneficiary Account No.: 00000031791059995
Bank Name: State Bank of India
Address of the bank: SCO 35, Phase I, Mohali
Branch Code: 1828
SWIFT Code: SBININBB141
IFSC Code: SBIN0001828
The candidate must take a print out of the transaction ID/UTR No./ acknowledgement after transferring payment and attach the scanned copy of payment proof or acknowledgement along with the application.
Shortlisting of candidatesThe candidates will be shortlisted through an interview conducted via video conferencing mode. The purpose of the interview is to assess the student for his/her science aptitude and interest in a career in scientific research and development.
Last date of application submission: August 05, 2020, 5 PM
Tentative date of interview: August 18 (Tuesday), 2020
National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI)
Sector-81, Knowledge City,
Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar,
Mohali-140306, Punjab, India.
Phone No. +91 172 522 1101