Admission Open for Ph. D Program at THISTI-Manipal 2023-24 Monsoon Session

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Translational Health Science and Technology Institute is designed to be a dynamic and interactive organization with a mission to conduct innovative translational research across disciplines and professions to accelerate the development of concepts into products to improve human health. THSTI is a recognized R&D institute of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), New Delhi offering doctoral programs in biomedical science research.

Applications are invited for the THSTI-Manipal PhD program under biomedical research in the following thematic areas of ongoing research:

  • Infection & Immunology
  • Maternal & Child Health
  • Non-Communicable Disease
  • Multidisciplinary Clinical & Translational Research
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Mathematical modelling of biological systems

Education Eligibility
The candidate must fulfil at least one of the following criteria:
a. Should have a Master’s degree in any branch of biomedical/ life sciences (including veterinary science, public health, pharmaceutical sciences), clinical sciences, bioinformatics, chemistry, physics, computer science or mathematics with at least 55% marks or its equivalent (e.g.: grade B in the UGC 7-point scale) or
b. Should have MBBS/ BDS/ B.V.Sc/ BAMS/ BHMS/ MD/ MDS/ M.V.Sc/ MPH or its equivalent from a recognized university/institute with at least 55% marks or its equivalent or
c. BE/B. Tech (computer science/ biotechnology/ biomedical engineering/ mechanical/ electronics/ electrical engineering)/ B.Pharma from a recognized university institute with at least 55% marks.

Selection Procedure
a. The candidate who have qualified any of the following national level examination (mentioned below) will be directly called for the interview;
i. JRF examination of CSIR, UGC, ICMR, DBT, NBHM, JEST, GPAT or AYUSH-NET which provides fellowship for their PhD program
ii. DST INSPIRE Fellowship Note: Candidates having AYUSH-NET fellowship will conduct research work in the fields related to AYUSH only.
b. Students who have educational eligibility but do not have their own fellowship need to undergo a written exam and only those who qualify the written test and are shortlisted will be called to appear for the interview.
c. Names of the shortlisted candidates who fulfil the above qualification will be announced on our website.
d. The dates for the written exam and interview will be announced in due course.
e. Final selection will be made based on the applicant’s performance in the interview and the list of selected candidates will be published on the THSTI’s website.

Other terms and conditions
a. Fellowship as per the institutional policy will be awarded only to the selected students who don’t have their own fellowship.
b. Candidates appearing in the final qualifying examination may also apply. However, they will be required to show their original documents for essential educational qualification at the time of interview of the PhD program.
c. No. of seats: 08
Number of positions may increase/decrease depending upon the requirement at the time of interview and availability of suitable candidates.
d. Reservations: Reservation policy will be followed as per Government of India norms. SC/ ST/ OBC candidates are required to submit certificates in respect of their claims from authorized officers as notified by the Government for the purpose from time to time. The differently-abled (with minimum 40% disability) candidates are required to submit a certificate from authorized Medical Doctors/ Hospitals indicating the extent of physical disability.
e. A relaxation in marks / grade during Master’s Degree for those belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC (non-creamy layer) / differently-abled or any other category will be applicable as per the UGC notification 2016 or any subsequent notification in force at the time of interview.
f. Academic program: Selected students will have to undergo PhD course work for 2 semesters. Those having successfully completed the PhD course work requirement will be recommended to MAHE for PhD registration. For the award of the doctoral degree, the candidate will have to complete all the requirements as per the MAHE rules.
g. Fees: Admission fees, annual fees, registration fees or any other fees levied by MAHE shall be payable by the student.
h. Hostel: Selected students will have the option of shared hostel accommodation in lieu of their HRA. Allotment of hostel accommodation will be subjected to availability
i. All the results / further notifications with regard to this advertisement will only be published on our website. Therefore, the candidates should visit THSTI website regularly.
j. All future communications related to the selection process, will only be made through email.
k. With regard to any provisions not covered in this notification, MAHE PhD programme guidelines /UGC Guidelines/Govt. of India rules / guidelines shall prevail.
l. Canvassing/providing false information in any form will be a disqualification.

Application procedure
a. Candidates fulfilling the above eligibility criteria need to apply online before the last date using the link
b. Incomplete applications in any respect will be summarily rejected and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
c. Application fee: Non-refundable application fee of Rs. 236 for General and OBC candidates.
SC/ST/Women/EWS/differently-abled candidates are exempted from payment of application fees.
d. Last date for submission of online application: 1st July 2023

Admission Notice No. THS/AN/03/2023 Dated: 1st June 2023

THSTI (Translational Health Science and Technology Institute),
An Autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India
NCR Biotech Science Cluster,
3rd Milestone, Faridabad – Gurugram Expressway,
P.O. Box No. 04, Faridabad – 121001

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