Applications are invited for the award of DBT-Research Associateship for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Life Sciences at IISc, Bangalore

(i) The applications should hold a Ph.D. degree in Science, Engineering or M.D. or M.S. degree in any area of medicine with research interests in Biotechnology and Life Science and a good academic record.
(ii) The Associateship can be availed within 3 years of the award of Ph.D./M.D./M.S. degree; however , may be relaxable in case of women ( by 2 years) and in-service candidates.
(iii) The applicants should preferably be below the age of 40 years and 45 years in case of women and in-service candidates.

Scholarships Details:
(i) The Research Associateship is a purely temporary assignment and is tenable for a period of 2 years. In exceptional cases, depending upon the progress of the research, the Associateship may be extended up to 5 years.
(ii) Each fellow would be entitled to a stipend in the range of Rs.22, 000-24,000 per month
(iii) Contingency Grant of Rs.50, 000 per year, payable to the host institution.
(iv) Candidates who are yet to be awarded the Ph.D./M.D./M.S. degree, if  selected , will be paid Rs.18, 000 per month till the award of the degree.
(v) The associate would also be entitled to HRA and other benefits as per the DST guidelines applicable to Research Associate ship.

Mode of Selection:

The candidates will be selected based on their C.V. and performance in the interview. The interview will be held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, in November 2010 and candidates called for interview will be paid II class railway (non-AC) bus fare by the shortest route from their home town. If the candidate accepts the Associateship, he / she must join the host Institution/University within month's time.

How to Apply:

Candidates may submit their application on plain paper along with bio-data, list of publications (attach reprints of 2 important papers), copies of certificates, One page of synopsis of Ph.D./M.D./M.D. thesis, 2 letters of recommendation (academic).
Last date for receipt of application 15th October 2013

Applications should be addressed to:
Coordinator DBT- Research Associateship Program,
Department of Biochemistry,
Indian Institute of Science Campus,
Bangalore 560 012
For further details visist:


Success Mantra

university news
upcoming events
campus placement
Upcoming Events