PhD programmes in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics at RCB: Apply by July20

New Delhi, July 18, 2018: Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), NCR Biotech Science Cluster, 3rd Milestone, Faridabad-Gurgaon Expressway, P.O. Box No. 3, Faridabad-121 001, an institution of national importance with the primary focus of providing world-class education and training, and to conduct innovative research at the interface of multiple disciplines to create high quality human resource in the area of biotechnology, has invited applications for the interdisciplinary PhD programmes on Biostatistics and Bioinformatics according to reports published in

Eligibility: For admission to the PhD program on Biostatistics, applicant should have a first-class (60% marks or more) Master’s degree in Statistics or Mathematics.

For the program on Bioinformatics, applicant must have a first-class (60% marks or more) Master’s degree in Computer Science or Bioinformatics.

Those appearing in the final examination and having secured at least 60% marks on an average in all examinations held during the Master’s degree programme are also eligible to apply. However, students will be permitted to join the program only on production of first-class Master’s degree certificate.

Selection: Eligible applicants have to appear for a nationally-open written examination at RCB. Shortlisted candidates will then be interviewed for the final selection.

Stipend: Selected students will get a consolidated stipend of Rs. 45000/- per month for the first 2 years of the program and Rs. 50000/- per month for the next three years. The stipend shall be subject to taxes as per Govt. of India rules. Continuation of stipend is subject to satisfactory progress made by the student to be evaluated annually. A total of four students may be selected annually to these programmes.

Details regarding the courses work for the 2 programmes are given in the Notification at

Application: Applications can be submitted online at by paying the prescribed application fee of Rs. 1000/-, latest by 20th July, 2018.

Eligible candidates will be invited for a written test and interview on 27th and/or 28th July 2018 at RCB in Faridabad.

Selected students are required to join the program on August 1, 2018.

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