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Regional Centre for Biotechnology, RCB, Faridabad

Regional Centre for Biotechnology, RCB, Faridabad
NCR Biotech Science Cluster, 3rd Milestone, Faridabad Gurgaon Expressway P.O. Box No. 3
Faridabad, Haryana 121001
Phone: 91 129 2848800
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About College:

Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) is an academic institution established by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India with regional and global partnerships synergizing with the programmes of UNESCO as a Category II Centre. The primary focus of RCB is to provide world class education, training and conduct innovative research at the interface of multiple disciplines to create high quality human resource in disciplinary and interdisciplinary areas of biotechnology in a globally competitive research milieu. In 2016, RCB was recognized as an Institution of National Importance by the Parliament of India.

Course Name:

Ph.D programme on Biostatistics and Bioinformatics


For the program on Biostatistics, the candidate must possess a first-class (60% marks or more) Master's degree in Statistics or Mathematics. For the program on Bioinformatics, the candidate 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 procedure for admission and stipend: Eligible candidates need to appear for a nationally-open written examination at RCB. Short listed candidates will then be interviewed for the final selection. Selected students shall receive a consolidated stipend of Rs. 45000 per month for the first 2 years of the program and Rs. 50000 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.

How to Apply:

Application procedure: Interested students may apply online by paying the prescribed application fee of Rs. 1000. Eligible candidates shall be invited for a written test and interview on 27th or 28th July 2018 at RCB in Faridabad. Selected students are required to join the program on August 1, 2018.

In case of any discrepancy/issue observed in filling up the form or payment related issues, the applicant may contact -,

Closing Date:

The last date of application is: 20th July, 2018

Written test and interview on: 27th or 28th July 2018 at RCB in Faridabad



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