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CSIR - Central Drug Research Institute, CDRI, Lucknow

CSIR - Central Drug Research Institute, CDRI, Lucknow
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
Sector 10, Jankipuram Extension, Sitapur Road
Lucknow-226031 Uttar Pradesh
Phone-No: 0522-2772450 2772550
Fax: 0522-2771941
Email: Website:
Establish: 1951

About College:

CSIR- Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR-CDRI), a premier drug research institute of India was inaugurated on 17th Feb 1951 by the then Prime Minister of India Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru with a vision to strengthen and advance the field of drug research and development in the country. The Institute has made significant accomplishments in the pursuit of its mission to New Drugs & Technologies for affordable healthcare for all, generation of knowledge base and nurturing future leaders for healthcare sector. Today, it has become a unique model for modernized drug research in India – having everything under one roof, from synthesis, screening, development studies, process up-scaling to clinical studies. Unique achievements of the Institute includes discovery and development of 12 new drugs, of which, Arteether (Brand Name: E-mal), BESEB (Brand Name: Memory Sure), Centchroman (Brand Name: Saheli) are currently in market; transferred more than 130 indigenous technologies to the pharmaceutical companies, a significant contribution in the metamorphosis of the Indian Pharma Industry. So far, more than 10,000 research articles have been published by the Institute in peer reviewed journals. Obtained m ore than 350 Indian patents and 90 international patents; and produced more than 1000 Ph.D's. Several of its Alumni have occupied highest positions in national and international academic institutions, biotech and pharma industries.

Course Name:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Chemical and Biological Sciences (Full time)


M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Life sciences/ Biotechnology/ Chemical sciences/Pharmaceutical sciences with valid fellowship (CSIR /UGC /ICMR /DBT /DST GPAT-JRF/AYUSH-NET or with any other relevant national fellowship).

The fellowship should be valid as on the date of joining for the session commencing August 2019.

Selection process:

All applications will be screened by a committee. The committee will set the criteria for short-listing the candidates. Only those candidates who are found eligible will be called for written test/ interview/counselling at CDRI, Lucknow tentatively between 01-10 July 2019. No TA will be paid by CDRI and candidates will have to make their own arrangements for 1-2 days stay at Lucknow. The number of students to be selected will depend upon the positions available. The decision of the committee with regard to selection of candidates shall be final.

How to Apply:

For ONLINE Application and more details visit our website.

·         Valid E-Mail ID and Mobile No.: The E-Mail ID and Mobile No. entered in the Online Application Form should remain valid / active until the admission process is completed. No change in the E-Mail ID and Mobile No. will be allowed once submitted. The candidate himself/herself will be responsible for wrong or expired E-Mail ID & Mobile Number.

·         PHOTOGRAPH: One recent Colour passport size photograph preferably with white background, not more than three months old is to be SCANNED AND UPLOADED in the space earmarked in the Online Application Form.

·         Submit Option should be exercised by the candidates carefully after going through the Advertisement and keeping in view fulfillment of eligibility conditions, educational qualification etc. SUBMIT OPTION ONCE EXERCISED SHALL BE FINAL AND NO CHANGE WILL BE ALLOWED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES AFTER SUBMISSION OF ONLINE FORM.

If you are facing any type of difficulties even after carefully reading all instructions provided along with instructions in the application form, email us at or call us at 0522-2772450 to 2772550 EPABX 4337. Please do not use any email address other than

Closing Date:

Start of filling Online Application: 3rd May, 2019, 10:00 AM Onwards

Last date for filling up online application: 15th June, 2019; Upto 5:00 PM


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