Dr Reddy's Institute of Life Sciences (DRILS) PhD Program Admissions-2021

Are you looking for admission to a PhD? Dr Reddy's Institute of Life Sciences (DRILS) has invited applications from eligible candidates for admission in PhD program-2021. Interested candidates can check out all the details like program details, eligibility criteria, application procedure etc. in this article.


Dr Reddy's Institute of Life Sciences (DRILS), a non-profit research Institute, was founded in 2007 by Dr Reddy's Laboratories, the Government of Telangana, and the University of Hyderabad on a public-private partnership model. The institute offers academic interdisciplinary research in the pharma sciences and biotechnology industries. Institute has advanced well-equipped support labs with modern technologies including tissue culture room, biosafety cabinets, micro injectors and microscopy systems, Zebrafish husbandry system etc. DRILS has released an official notification and calling applications from highly motivated students for admission in PhD program-2021.

Why join DRILS?

  • Students will get an opportunity to research in a global research institute.
  • Highly qualified and learner-centred faculty.
  • Students will be supported by national and international grants.
  • Interdisciplinary research in pharma science and biotechnology.
  • Collaborations opportunities with different kinds of industry groups.

Research Areas

Students can select any of the following research areas:
  1. Cancer
  2. Genome engineering
  3. Medicinal Chemistry
  4. Metabolic
  5. Syndrome
  6. Nano-technology
  7. Rare disease Biology

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must hold a post-graduate degree such as MSc or MTech or M.Pharm or ME or MVSc.
  • They should have qualified for a national fellowship exam and have a valid fellowship and financial support for any of the fellowship such as CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/Others.

How to Apply

To apply for the PhD programme of the DRILS, the candidates must visit the website of DRILS and apply through the simple one-page online application form available at the official website or the link provide in the useful links at the end of this article.

In the application form, the candidate will have to fill in the information such as Email ID, Full Name, Date of Birth, Qualification, Specialization, Date of Completion, Details of Fellowship and Validity of Fellowship, Short description of the scientific project (if any) etc. The candidate will have to upload an updated resume. After fill-up the complete details and uploading of CV, click on the submit button.

Key Dates

Application deadline: June 30, 2021
Admission: August 2021

Contact Details

Dr Reddy's Institute of Life Sciences
University of Hyderabad Campus
Gachibowli, Hyderabad 500046, India
Tel : +91 40 66571500
Fax : +91 40 66571581
E-mail: info@drils.org
Official Website: https://drils.org/
Facebook page: https://tinyurl.com/drils-fb
LinkedIn page: https://tinyurl.com/drils-linkedin.

Useful Links:
Official Notification: https://drils.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/DRILS-PhD-ad-2021.3-2.pdf
Application Form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScgeDRfA3_-wbL9TxY3hHWdKZ9u9U0_dw__yoSPgsUQohHGHg/viewform


Author: Umesh16 Apr 2021 Member Level: Diamond   Points : 10

This is a good opportunity for eligible candidates for pursuing research in this prestigious research institute in our country. The areas in which the research is being conducted in this institute are very modern as well as of contemporary interest and there is definitely a good scope after completing them for those who are desirous of carving out a career in these specific researches. I will like to give a brief sketch of the areas where these research projects will be available.

The main areas where the research is conducted in this institute are Medicinal Chemistry, Rare diseases, Metabolic syndrome, Zebrafish, Cancer, and Nanotechnology. All these are niche areas and have immense research potential.

In Medicinal Chemistry new chemical compositions and formulations are developed to be used as a drug for a particular ailment in humans as well as animals and to arrive at pharmacological solutions. Under the rare disease group, fundamental research is required to model disease and then find a viable solution. This requires bigger coordination between the agencies engaged in treating and mitigating rare diseases. Another research area is under the heading of Metabolic Syndrome where studies and research are carried out for finding the reasons for the metabolic disorders in the body (like diabetes, extreme obesity, hypertension etc) and finding medical solutions. Another interesting area is Zebrafish where functions like gene editing and protein function investigation are studied and zebrafish models of pharmacology and toxicology are developed.
Then there are research opportunities in the area of Nanotechnology which is an emerging area in medical science and uses the latest technology for innovative applications. Further, cancer cure is still a big challenge for medical science and a lot of research is going in this area in various laboratories worldwide. Developing newer treatment and studying the cancer-related therapies already available, for betterment and improvement are the main purpose of research in this area.

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