Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad Ph.D. Admissions 2024

Are you looking for admission to CDFD? The Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad has announced admissions for Ph.D. programs for the academic year 2024. Check out for more details like Eligibility Criteria, Admission Procedure, Selection Process, Contact Information, Important dates, etc.

About CDFD

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad is a Regional center for Biotechnology and University, Hyderabad which offers the Ph.D. program in Life Science recognized by the Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

It is an autonomous organization funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. The services provided by CDFD include Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA), the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting & Diagnostics (CDFD), Business Development, Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Services, Diagnostics, DNA Fingerprinting, Experimental Animal Facility, National Genomics Core, Instrumentation, Sophisticated Equipment Facility.

Research undergone here is Bacterial Genetics, Cell Cycle Regulation, Cell Death & Cell Survival, Cell Signalling, Chromatin Biology & Epigenetics, Computational & Functional Genomics, Fungal pathogenesis, Genome Architecture, Genomics & Profiling Applications, Human Molecular Genetics, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Mammalian Genetics, Molecular Cell Biology, Molecular Oncology, Neuroscience and Cell Biology, Neurospora Genetics, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Transcription, and Centres of Excellence.

Admissions 2024

Interested and eligible candidates are requested to apply online through the Official Website . Also, the students who are admitted as research scholars are encouraged to register for the Ph.D. program of the Regional Centre for Biotechnology.

Eligibility Criteria:

    You should fulfill the following eligibility Criteria for admission into the Ph.D. program:
  • You must have completed a Master's Degree in MBBS or through any branch of Technology, Science, or Agriculture from a recognized Institute or University.
  • If you have appeared for the final semester examination and the results are yet to be announced you can also apply for admission.
  • If you are a qualified Junior Research Fellowship from UGC/ DBT/ JEST/CSIR/ INSPIRE/ ICMR/ UGC-RGNF, you can also apply for admission.
  • A valid Fellowship is mandatory for admission and if you are awaiting for the result you should update the status positively before the interview through email to rsp@cdfd.org.in.

Selection Process

Selection is done based on the interview conducted via video conference which will be held at the end of May or the beginning of June 2024. The list of shortlisted candidates for interview and interview dates will be announced on or before May 10th, 2024. The shortlisted candidates need to attend more than one interview round if required.

Application Procedure

If you are interested in applying for admission you need to fill out the application form in the prescribed format and apply online at and you should upload all the required documents by registering.

You need to first register by providing a valid email address, and name and need to create a password that can be used for future logins for application submission or downloading purposes. After successful registration a confirmation message with the registration ID will be displayed you need to take a printout of it or note it down for further reference.

Upon successful registration, you should fill in the application form upload the required documents, and apply. After successfully applying, an application ID will be generated and the link to download the application will be displayed.

Documents need to submitted :

  • Need valid email ID and mobile number.
  • Scanned Passport-size color photograph of 100KB size in jpeg format.
  • Scanned Signature of 100KB size in jpeg format.
  • PDF File of scanned certificates of 5MB size.
  • Hall ticket if waiting for results of 500KB size.
  • Scanned copies of category certificates if applicable of 500KB size.

Contact Information:

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD)
Inner Ring Road, Survey Colony,
Industrial Development Area, Uppal,
Pin Code:500039,
Telangana State.
Ph: +91 4027216000,
Email ID:rsp@cdfd.org.in,

Important Dates to remember:

  • Last date for submission of online application: 24th April 2024.
  • Display of shortlisted candidates for interview: On or before 10th May 2024.
  • Date of Interview: End of May or begining of June 2024.


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