The Institute provides opportunities for outstanding students to carry out project work under the supervision of the Institute’s scientists towards partial fulfilment of their postgraduate degrees (of at least SIX months’ duration; session I: July-December; session II: January-June). The minimal eligibility criterion for consideration of the requests is first division or an equivalent grade (or at least 60% of aggregate scores) in all major examinations starting from the secondary school examination onwards. Following procedure should be followed by interested students:
Only students who are currently pursuing master degree (e.g. MSc, MVSc, MTech, integrated masters students in their 4th year etc.) may apply for the Six month project training; those who may have already completed their M.Sc. are not eligible
The requests must be forwarded through the Heads of Departments, and must provide the academic resumes of the recommended student(s) clearly specifying percentage marks obtained at various levels and the subjects covered, as well as the period of proposed project work.
Every department can forward a maximum of two requests.
Applicants must mention their broad area of interest on the following subjects mentioned below:
a) Immunity and Infection
b) Reproduction, Development and Cell Biology
c) Genetics, Cell signalling and Cancer Biology
d) Chemical Biology, Biochemistry and Structural Biology.
Training opportunities can be offered only during the two time periods mentioned.
Applications for January-June slot will be accepted only from 15th September to 15th October every year and only selected students will be informed by 31st October. Applications for July-December slot will be accepted only from 15th March to 15th April every year and only selected candidates will be informed by 30th April. Late applications will not be considered. If you have any query, please feel free to contact at email id academictraining[at]nii[dot]ac[dot]in.
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Due to infrastructure constraint the Institute will not be able to provide any accommodation at the campus. The trainee may make his/her own arrangements for accommodation during the period of the work.
There are no fixed numbers available each year but requests are considered on the basis of available vacancies.
Summer training opportunities
Opportunities for summer trainees [6-12 week duration] in the Institute are available only through sponsored programmes such as the KVPY, INSPIRE, Summer research fellowship programme sponsored by Science Academies etc.. The Institute will not entertain direct applications from candidates seeking such placements.