Project work-training opportunity at National Research Center on Plant Biotechnology | ICAR| Plant Biology

National Research Center on Plant Biotechnology, National Institute for Plant Biotechnology, Indian Council of Agricultural Research has invited applications for Project work-training of five to six months’ duration at the institute.

Project work-training will be offered to students doing M.Sc/ M.Tech in Biotechnology/Bioinformatics or Life Science disciplines, and B.Tech (Biotech/Bioinformatics) degree programmes.

The training aims at providing an opportunity for carrying out research in Plant Biotechnology and Genomics. The subject areas available include (a) Plant transformation (b) Gene Isolation (c) Molecular markers (d) Bioinformatics (e) Genomics and (f) Plant-microbe interaction

Application in the prescribed format with detailed biodata and relevant documents from prospective candidates will be received round the year and the students selected by a selection committee will be informed accordingly by e-mail.

The selected candidate will have to work in one of the on-going projects of the centre under the supervision of a scientist of NIPB. On completion of project work the candidate will be allowed to submit a thesis/report/dissertation to his/her institution with signature of the scientist of NIPB as co-supervisor. A copy of the thesis must be submitted to the Director, NIPB and any publication or IPR resulting from the project work will be in the name of NIPB. However, the trainee will get suitable authorship in the publication depending upon the level of his/her contribution.

Course fee: The course fee for long-term (more than 3 months) project is Rs. 5000/- per month.  For short-term (1-3 months), it will be Rs. 15000/-. Applicable service tax will have to be paid.

Format of Application is available at

Applications for the next round of selection should reach ‘The Project Director, National Research Center on Plant Biotechnology, New Delhi-110 012’ latest by 30th November, 2021.

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