PhD at National Institute of Immunology

immunologyNational Institute of Immunology
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi-110 067
Tel.: 011-26717101, 011-26703662 or 011-26703762.

Admission to Ph.D. Programme for the Academic Year 2015-2016

National Institute of Immunology (NII) invites applications for its Ph.D. programme.

Cutting-edge research at the Institute encompasses broad interdisciplinary areas – 1) Chemical Biology 2) Genetics and Cell Signaling 3) Immunity and Infection 4) Molecular and Cellular Biology 5) Reproduction and Development 6) Structural and Computational Biology.

Minimum qualifications:

  1. M.Sc. in any branch of Science (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics) or M.Tech.or M.B.B.S. or M.V.Sc. or M.Pharm. or equivalent qualification as per the norms of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.

Selection procedure:

  1. NII will select candidates for the Ph.D. programme through the following CHANNELS:
  2. Entrance Examination conducted by NII at New Delhi on February 22, 2015 (SUNDAY). Those who opt for the NII Ph.D. entrance test will get their admit card by email.
  3. Joint Graduate Entrance Examination in Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS; December 2014). The candidates applying through JGEEBILS-2014 will also have to submit a separate application to NII Ph.D. Programme:

The programme will start on July 15, 2015.
The Institute currently provides a Fellowship stipend of Rs.16000/-, 18000/-, 20000/- per month depending on the degree qualifications.
Shared hostel accommodation will be available on request.

Application procedure:
Online Application fee is Rs.500/- (For GEN/OBC/PH) & Rs.250/- for (SC/ST). The candidates applying through JGEEBILS-2014 will also have to submit a separate application to NII, New Delhi indicating their JGEEBILS hall ticket number. Candidates applying through both Channel I and II should submit their application online through NII Ph.D. admission portal.

The details for application process are available at

Applications should be submitted online only at

Online application facility will be available at NII website from December 22, 2014 to January 31, 2015. 

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