PhD Programme: Walk- in- Interview, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, India

Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
Study in:India
Deadline: 03 January 2018

CIMAP-JNU Ph.D Programme: Walk- in- Interview: Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) is a constituent laboratory of CSIR (an autonomous body under the MST, Govt. of India). The institute invites eligible candidates for admission in CIMAP-JNU Ph.D programme leading to award of Doctoral degree from Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

Subject areas:

The Institute conducts research in following areas:

  • Biological Sciences
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences


  • Applicant must hold Masters in Life Sciences / Agriculture / Botany / Chemistry / Biotechnology / Bioscience / Biochemistry / Plant Sciences/ Environmental Sciences / Molecular Biology/Bioinformatics.
  • Applicant must have scored minimum 55 % marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PH).
  • Applicant must have cleared CSIR-UGC NET Exam/ICMR-NET Exam/DBT-JRF Exam or any other Exam leading to JRF/SRF fellowship tenable at CSIR-CIMAP.
  • Reservations are as per statutory of India norms.


  • Recipients will have to complete Pre-Ph.D courses in any one of the three sub-disciplines (Plant Sciences/Biotechnology & Bioinformatics/Chemical sciences) of their interest as the Core courses with optional courses, in two semesters spread over one year.
  • On the successful completion of courses (OGPA 6.5/10.0 for general & OBC category and 6.0/10.0 for SC/ST//PH) students will be eligible for registration as CIMAP-JNU Ph.D scholar under the supervision of CSIR-CIMAP scientists available as guide to carry out research on a scientific topic covered under above areas at CSIR-CIMAP.

Application Procedure:

  • Admission to the Ph.D programme (January 2017) will be made purely based on walk- in- interview to be held on 04-01-2017 at 10:00 AM at CSIR-Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow.
  • Before interview, applicant has to fill an application from which must be accompanied with non-refundable processing fee in the form of a Demand Draft for Rs.200/- for General candidate and Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/OBC/PH candidate fee drawn in favour of Director, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow. Application proforma can be downloaded from our website
  • Applicants have to bring all the certificates in original.
  • Application must bring attested copies of certificates and mark sheets from Senior Secondary level onward.
  • Any travel expenses will not be provided by the institute for appearing for interview.
—————Quick Overview————-
Organization Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country India
Subject areas Biological Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Chemical Sciences
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to Indian nationals
Deadline 03 January 2018

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