Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad is a leading research organization in the field of modern biology. The institution is noted to be one of the best centers for research in the fields of science and engineering. The center provides Ph.D. level courses and Training Programs for high skill development under multiple specializations. Admission to all the courses is offered on the basis of merit. Application to be filled online through the official website to get the admission in the college. 

CCMB Hyderabad Highlights 

Established I Institute Type 1977 I Government
Courses offered Ph.D. and Training program
Admission criteria Merit-Based
Application mode Online
Facilities Research facilities, support facilities, and services
Official Website  https://www.ccmb.res.in/

CCMB Hyderabad Courses

Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology offers Ph.D. and Training programs under multiple specializations. Below given is a tabular representation of the same

Course Specializations Eligibility Criteria Duration
Ph.D.  Development Biology Master’s degree in any field of Science or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Pharmacy/ Medicine 2 years
Structural Biology 
Genomics and Epigenetic Regulation
Cell and Stem Cell Biology
Wildlife Conservation and Ecology
Crop Improvement 
Training Program  Skill Development Program in Biological Science Online application with the highest qualification marks and consent of the Employer/Director/Manager/CEO/Principal/DEAN/HOD Depends on the specializing course
Project-based Research Training Program 6-12 months
Dissertation Research Training Program 

The center also provides 8 outreach programs some of them are, Visit CCMB, Young Innovators Program, Shadow a Scientist, etc. for the general public and students every year and gives a wide opportunity. They provide certified experiences and opportunities for students.

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CCMB Hyderabad Admission

The admission process for The Center of Cellular & Molecular Biology is done through online mode. Admission to the Training programs requires the recommendation letter or authorization letter from the Employer/ Director/ Manager/ CEO/ Principal/ DEAN/ HOD with the certification of the highest qualification and for the Ph.D. program requires a Master’s Degree in any branch of Science. Interested and eligible candidates are required to submit their application form. The application form can be filled online by following the below - listed steps:

  • Candidates are required to visit the official website page of the center
  • Click on Academics and there will be two categories of Ph.D. program and Training Program
  • The Applicant must meet the eligibility criteria and would have to be equipped with the necessary documents.
  • Fill the application form with duly filled information and attached the documents along with the form. 
  • After the successful submission of the forms students have to wait for results declaration by the college.
  • The College will release a merit list of selected students.

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CCMB Hyderabad Facilities 

Following are the facilities offered by The Center of Cellular & Molecular Biology to cater to the needs of the students as well as faculty members:

  • The Research Facility: The facility here is modernized and stored with the best equipment for the smoothest research process. The facilities have 17 labs in the diverse field of biology.
  • Support Facilities: Some of the support facilities offered by the college are Instrumentation, Information technology, Fine Biochemicals, Engineering Services, Library, Dispensary, Guest House, Canteen, Staff Quarters, Creche, Student housing, Gymnasium, Jonaki, and Halden’s Collection.
  • Diagnostic Centers: CCMB also provides equipped diagnostic centers with full amenities and necessities. Molecular Diagnostic, Chromosomal Diagnostic, and Genetic - Counseling.

CCMB Hyderabad FAQs

Ques. What is the mode and admission process for the Training Programs?

Ans. It is facilitated with online mode and online bank transactions. The center has Training Programs which consists of advanced skill development programs and project training, this course requires the consent of the Employer/Director/Manager/CEO/Principal/DEAN/HOD and the highest qualification certificates meeting the merit criteria.

Ques. What are the eligibility criteria for the Ph.D. admission process?

Ans. CCMB is known for its top faculty and education system, the Ph.D. admission possesses a Master’s degree in any field of Science or a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Pharmacy/ Medicine.

Ques. What are the opportunities provided at CCMB?

Ans. The center provides a Certified Skill Development Training Program in the diverse field of science and technology and different positions in research, projects, and facilities. CCMB also provides an equipped diagnostic center with full amenities and necessities. Molecular Diagnostic, Chromosomal Diagnostic, and Genetic - Counseling.

Ques. Is accommodation provided?

Ans. Yes, the center provides housing facilities for students, staff, and guests. They provide all the utility amenities and internet connectivity throughout the housing facilities. The on-campus housing facilities for students consist of 96 single rooms and 5 dorm room units and the guest facilities consist of 2 VIP suites and 28 double bedded A/C rooms.

Ques. Does the center provide an opportunity to publish work?

Ans. Yes, the center has a wide range in the publication facilities and has high media coverage providing top platforms to publish research and conduct research. The research center has a media corner with very good press coverage which provides national and international platforms for the member's work to be recognized. News companies like Indian Express, the Hindu Business Line, Hindu, Times of India, and other local news companies have been frequent platforms for media coverage.