ICMR-NIRRH, Mumbai Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programme in Biomedical Sciences

Are you looking for a Postdoctoral Fellowship? National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, Mumbai offers Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme to pursue the research at ICMR-NIRRH, Mumbai. Eligible and interested candidates can apply for the same. To read the details of the Postdoctoral Fellowship programme, eligibility, application and selection procedure, please read this article.


National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health, located in Mumbai, is formerly known as Institute for Research in Reproduction. It is a leading research institute of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and working in the field of reproductive health and biomedical sciences. The institute provides education and healthcare facilities and is engaged in research on reproductive health to improve the health of people. The institute offers research in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Structural Biology and other Applied Sciences and is affiliated with the University of Mumbai. The institute offers a Postdoctoral Programme twice a year for which students had an excellent academic track record can apply to work at ICMR.

Benefits to the Students

Fellowship: During the postdoctoral fellowship, the candidates will receive remuneration as per the rules and regulations of ICMR.

Accommodation Facility: The candidates will have to arrange accommodation themselves as ICMR-NIRRH will not provide accommodation facility to Postdoctoral candidates.

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification: The candidate must have a PhD degree in the field of Biomedical Sciences.

Age Limit: Maximum age limit to apply for the postdoctoral fellowship will be as per the rules and regulations of ICMR.

How to Apply

Candidates who wish to apply for ICMR- Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programme and join PDF at ICMR-NIRRH, Mumbai to research under a suitable mentor must visit the official website of NIRRH and submit the application to NIRRH in the prescribed format available at the website and can be downloaded from there. Candidates interested to join ICMR-Post Doctoral Fellowship must identify a suitable mentor scientist from ICMR-NIRRH, Mumbai and prepare a research proposal after consultation. The research proposal must be prepared on any relevant topic of Biomedical Sciences and must be submitted along with the application form. A duly filled application form along with a research proposal must be emailed at pgstudies@nirrh.res.in.

Application Schedule for the Fellowship

The students who wish to apply for a Postdoctoral Program can apply twice a year. The application schedule is as follows:
  • For the 30th June deadline: The candidates must apply to NIRRH by 15th May.
  • For the 31st December deadline: The candidates must submit an application to NIRRH by 15th November.
The candidates, who want to apply for a Postdoctoral Fellowship, are advised to check the official website of NIRRH regularly for any update.

Selection Procedure

The selection of the candidates will be based on the personal interview and short presentation. Applications of suitable candidates will only be forwarded to ICMR for consideration for ICMR-Post Doctoral Research Fellowship. shortlisted candidates will be called for personal discussion and a short presentation.

Contact Details

ICMR-National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health
Jehangir Merwanji Street,
Parel, Mumbai 400 012
Phone: +91-22-24192000
Fax: +91-22-24139412
Email: pgstudies@nirrh.res.in
Official website: www.nirrh.res.in
Official Notification: http://www.nirrh.res.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Annoucement_revised_PDF.pdf


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