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Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, THSTI, Gurgaon

Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, THSTI, Gurgaon
An autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India
NCR Biotech Science Cluster, 3rd Milestone, Faridabad–Gurgaon Expressway, PO box No. 04, 
Faridabad – 121001 Haryana
Ph: 0129-2876300350
Email: info@thsti.res.in Website: www.thsti.res.in

About College:

A distinguished group of health care visionaries set up the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) in 2009. They were impassioned by the urgent Public Health concerns that faced the nation. The emphasis was on fast tracking health care solutions that would meet the needs of a rapidly developing economy in need of health care intensity for its dynamic population. THSTI was mandated to advance knowledge to health care for the community. In the three years that have followed its inception, THSTI has developed with a zeal befitting the corridors of learning.

Course Name:

PhD in biomedical research [Vaccines and infectious diseases, Translational research in maternal and child health, Drug discovery and mathematical modeling to understand disease biology, Human microbial ecology, Diagnostics, devices and bio-design]

Eligibility:

The candidate must fulfil one of the following criteria:

Group A: must have qualified in the junior research fellowship examination of CSIR, UGC, ICMR, DBT (category I only), BINC (for bioinformatics & computer science) or NBHM which provides fellowship for the entire duration (5 years) of their PhD program.

Should have a Master’s degree in any branch of biomedical/life sciences (including veterinary science, public health), bioinformatics, computer science or Mathematics from a recognized university with at least 55% marks or its equivalent (e.g.: grade B in the UGC 7-point scale) or a B Tech in Biotechnology.

Group B:

·         MBBS

·         BE/B Tech (Computer Science) with a valid GATE qualifying score

·         MSc – Mathematics

Candidates appearing in the final qualifying examination may also apply. However, they will be required to fulfil the above academic/ fellowship requirements at the time of joining the PHD program.

A relaxation in marks/grade during Master’s Degree for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled and any other categories will be applicable as per the UGC notification, 5th May 2016 or subsequent notification in effect of at the time of interview

A relaxation in marks/grade during Master’s Degree for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/differently-abled and any other categories will be applicable as per the UGC notification, 5th May 2016 or subsequent notification in effect of at the time of interview.

Selection procedure:

Names of shortlisted candidates will be announced on our website by 17th November. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for an admission test at THSTI on the 3 rd of December at 9:30 am. Applicants who clear the admission test will be interviewed on 3 rd and 4 th December 2018. Final selection will be made based on the applicant’s performance in the interview and the list of selected candidates will be published on the THSTI website within one working week of the interview. Selected candidates should interact with potential PhD supervisors and provide their choice of supervisors for lab rotations by 4 PM on 24th December 2018.

Fellowship:

Students from group A recommended for admission to the PhD program and holding fellowship from any of the above agencies will be required to utilize their own fellowship. Candidates with professional degrees (Group B) selected through the admission process will be awarded THSTI fellowships equivalent to the CSIR-UGC Fellowship amount.

Fees: Admission fees, annual fees, registration fees or any other fees levied by JNU shall be payable by the student.

Hostel: Selected students will have the option of shared hostel accommodation in lieu of their HRA.

How to apply:

Application procedure: Candidates fulfilling the above requirements must apply online. Please take a print out of the application, sign and send it to the Officer (Academics) of the institute at the above address along with the application fee and self-attested copies of documents in support of eligibility so as to reach by 10th November 2018.

Applications received after the closing date will not be entertained on any ground including postal delay. Incomplete applications in any respect will be summarily rejected and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.

Application fee: Non-refundable application fee of Rs. 500 for General and OBC candidates, and Rs. 250 for SC/ST/differently-abled candidates should be paid by bank draft in favor of Translational Health Science and Technology Institute payable at Faridabad. You may also deposit the fees by bank transfer as per the payee account details given below and may submit the proof of remittance.

Payee name: Translational Health Science and Technology Institute

Payee bank: State Bank of India, Faridabad Main Branch, Neelam Chowk NIT, Faridabad-121001

Account no.: 32497747957

IFSC Code: SBIN0000734

Closing Date:

Last date for receipt of hardcopy of Application along with self attested copies of documents and application fee is: 10th November, 2018

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