M Sc./MPH/M V Sc./ M Tech./MCA/M Pharm./ MS(Pharm.) Dissertation/Project/Summer Training Program during the period from Jan-Jun, 2020

1st Selection and waiting list of candidates for Masters Dissertation programme at ICMR-NIOH, Ahmedabad or ROHC (E), Kolkata Jan-Jun 2020

ICMR-NIOH Ahmedabad invites applications from eligible candidates pursuing masters in any branch of Life Science/ Microbiology/ Chemistry /Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biostatistics/ Bioinformatics/ Pharmacy/ Computer Science/ Environmental Science/ Veterinary Science or M. Tech. in Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ Computer Science or MCA to undertake dissertation/project work or summer training as a part of their curriculum at this institute.


Information on Dissertation/ Project Work:-


  1. Institute accepts students for pursuing their dissertation work at ICMR-NIOH Ahmedabad as an essential part of their curriculum. Only those pursuing their master's degree are accepted for such dissertation or project work.

  2. In case of candidates pursing integrated M.Sc. degree and those completed at least three years of such course will also be considered.

  3. Number of students taken each year may vary depending upon availability of the supervisor.

  4. Preference will be given to students with good academic record.

  5. Preference will be given to the candidates devoting their full time for the dissertation or project during this study period.

  6. The minimum duration of dissertation work shall be FOUR months. Requests for shorter period projects shall not be considered.

  7. Maximum permissible/allowed period of dissertation work is SIX months, however extension is possible based on the performance of the candidate and the willingness of supervisor as well as requirement of the pending research work.

  8. Application should be forwarded by Head of the Institute, where the student is pursuing his/her degree.

  9. Interim inquiries will not be considered.

  10. Students are requested to follow the prescribed procedure for admission and NOT to approach individual scientists for placement for the project.

  11. Selected students will need to pay as follow:

  12. Dissertation for period of six months

    Rs. 8000/-

    Dissertation for period of four months

    Rs. 5000/-

    The fee should be submitted in the form of a Cash/Demand Draft/Online transfer in favour of Director NIOH, payable at Ahmedabad at the time of joining the institute.

  13. ICMR-NIOH will not provide any stipend for the project training. The shared limited accommodation facility is available at the institute's guest house on charge basis. The outside female students will be given the preference on accommodation facility. However, accommodation shall be provided based on availability.

  14. Reservation for SC/ST/OBC/PH will be applicable as per the rules of Govt of India. The candidate who belongs to SC/ST/OBC/PH category is required to submit the copy of the caste certificate in the prescribed format.

  15. The list of selected candidates shall be displayed on institute's website (www.nioh.org).

  16. Candidates may submit their filled google form and submit.

  17. Google form is https://forms.gle/GMCGdfWDDCT4bkqNA

  18. The schedule is as follow:

  19. Last Date of receiving the applications

    10 Nov., 2019

    Completion of Scrutiny

    15 Nov., 2019

    Display of first list of candidate on www.nioh.org

    18 Nov., 2019

    Submission of willingness letter

    By 25 Nov., 2019

    Display of second list (if required)

    By 07 Dec., 2019

    Initiation of the program

    01 Jan., 2020

Information on Summer Training:-

  1. Institute accepts students for pursuing their summer training at ICMR-NIOH Ahmedabad as an essential part of the curriculum. Only those pursuing their master's degree are accepted for such summer training.

  2. In case of candidates pursing integrated M.Sc. degree and those completed at least three years of such course shall also be considered.

  3. Students in any year (First year or Second year) of their master degree course are eligible to apply for summer training.

  4. Number of students taken each year may vary depending upon availability of the supervisor.

  5. The preference will be given to students with good academic record.

  6. The minimum duration of summer training shall be one month Requests for shorter period of summer training shall not be considered.

  7. Application should be forwarded by Head of the Institute, where the student is pursuing his/her degree

  8. Interim inquiries will not be considered.

  9. Selected students will need to pay as follow:

  10. Summer training for period of one month

    Rs. 1500/-

    The fee should be submitted in the form of a Cash/Demand Draft/Online transfer in favour of Director NIOH, payable at Ahmedabad at the time of joining the institute.

  11. ICMR-NIOH will not provide any stipend for the summer training. The shared limited accommodation facility is available at the institute's guest house on charge basis. The outside female students will be given the preference on accommodation facility. However, accommodation shall be provided based on availability.

  12. The list of selected candidates shall be displayed on institute's website (www.nioh.org) and intimated through email.

  13. Candidates may submit google form on or before 28th February, 2020 for the summer training

  14. Google form for summer training https://forms.gle/8xbb7f4zfMjoG9Qh8

Important Notes

  1. The mandatory period for M.Sc. dissertation/Summer training should be minimum 120 days/30 days, respectively, which can be extended up to a maximum of 180 days/90 days, respectively, based on the curriculum of certain universities or the interest and work requirement of both the candidates and host scientist in ICMR-NIOH.

  2. Selection criteria should be merit based giving emphasis on percentages of B.Sc. and M.Sc. (1st yr) marks, laboratory experience, soft skills such as writing capacity in English, communication skills, scientific data extraction and area of research interest and other information request in the form.

  3. It is mandatory for the candidates to strictly follow the ICMR-NIOH rules and regulations, and to complete minimum 120/30 days to get the Master’s dissertation/Summer Training certificate respectively, from the host scientist in NIOH. No violation/interim request either from the candidate or their host institute /universities will be entertained.

  4. For any information contact niohswd@gmail.com
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