DST - Department Of Science & Technology


Junior Research Fellow

Full time

Jul 23

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Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, through nodal agency, Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), Faridabad is conducting Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) 2021. Applications are invited from bonafide Indian citizens, residing in India for the award of ‘DBT-Junior Research Fellowship’ (DBT-JRF) to pursue research in frontier areas of Biotechnology across the country. Based on the performance in BET 2021, candidates will be shortlisted under Category-I and Category-II of DBT-JRF Programme. Government of India norms for reservation will be followed for shortlisting of candidates. 

Candidates shortlisted under Category-I will be eligible to avail fellowship at any recognized University/Institution across India, where the candidate registers for Ph.D. Programme. Candidates selected under Category-II will be eligible to be appointed in any DBT sponsored project and enrol for Ph.D. programme as per institutional norms, subject to selection through institutional selection process. There will be no binding on Principal Investigators of DBT sponsored projects to select JRF for their project from Category-II list. Selection in Category-II will not entitle candidate for any fellowship from DBT-JRF programme.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Academic Qualification: Bachelors (B.E./ B.Tech.) and Masters (M.Sc./ M.Tech./ M.VSc./ Integrated M.Sc./ M.Tech.) in any discipline of Biotechnology, Life-Sciences or any other allied areas of Biology. Candidates admitted in any of the M.Sc./ M.Tech./ M.VSc./ M.Sc.(Agri) programmes supported under the DBT Post Graduate Teaching Programme shall be eligible to apply. Candidates who are yet to appear in the final semester examination or awaiting result of final semester examination are also eligible to apply. 


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A non-refundable and non-transferable application fee of Rs. 1200/-is payable by General/ OBC/ EWS candidates and Rs 600/- by SC/ ST/ PWD candidates.

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