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Doctoral Programme

Doctoral Programme

The National Institute of Immunology imparts long-term research training leading to a Ph.D. degree of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi." Applications for the Ph.D. program are invited from candidates interested in pursuing a scientific career in biological and related sciences. Starting this year, NII will conduct two sessions annually for the intake of Ph.D. candidates—winter and monsoon sessions.

A detailed announcement describing the selection procedure for admission to the Ph.D. program is displayed on the Institute’s website and advertised in national newspapers and the Employment News. For the winter session, applications are sought in the month of August/September, and for the monsoon session in December/January with the academic sessions starting in January and July, respectively. Around twenty to twenty-five scholars are admitted to the program in each session, who are selected on the basis of a national competitive written examination used for shortlisting applicants followed by interviews of the short-listed candidates. The minimum academic qualifications required are—M.Sc. or equivalent in any branch of science, M.Tech., MBBS, M.Pharm., or equivalent qualification recognized by JNU, New Delhi.

Candidates interested in pursuing research toward their Ph.D. in broad interdisciplinary research areas of Immunology, Infectious and Chronic Disease Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Chemical Biology, Structural Biology and Computational Biology are invited to submit applications.

Applications will be received Online for the Ph.D. program scheduled to start in January 2024 (Winter Session) from 22 August 2023 to 22 September 2023.

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Key Dates :

Online Application Begins                             : 22 August 2023
Online Application Closing                            : 03 October 2023
Admit Card available for download               : 07 October 2023 onwards
NII-2024 (Winter) Entrance Examination      : 29 October 2023
Entrance Results Announcement                    : 10 November 2023
Online Interviews                                           : 27 November 2023 - 05 December 2023