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National Institute of Virology Pune Ph.D. Admission 2015 Notification

National Institute of Virology Pune Ph.D. Admission 2015 Notification

Last Modified : June 12, 2015

Ph.D. Programme under Junior Research Fellow Programme 2015:

National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune invites applications for Ph.D. programme from candidates who are bonafide Indian citizens and having consistently good academic record.

Important Dates:

Last Date for receipt of application form: June 19, 2015

Display of Short-Listed Candidates: June 30, 2015

Total Number of Vacancies: 8 Vacancies

Eligibility Criteria for NIV Pune Ph.D. Admission 2015:

  • The candidate should have Postgraduate degree in any branch of Life Sciences/ Biological Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Bioinformatics having at least 50% or equivalent Grade Point Average (GPA). Students belonging to reserved category Maharashtra state only will be eligible for 5% relaxation.
  • The candidate should hold a valid Junior Research Fellowship from CSIR/UGC/ICMR/DBT-INSPIRE/BINC on the date of joining.
  • Candidates who have qualified GATE or only Lectureship in CSIR-UGC (NET) are not eligible to apply.
  • The upper age limit for JRF shall be 28 years which will be relaxed up to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST/Women/PH and 3 years in case of OBC candidates.


  • NIV does not take any responsibility to provide financial assistance.
  • Other terms and conditions of the fellowship will be as directed by the agency awarding the fellowship.
  • Those who have already availed fellowship in other organizations and seeking transfer should clearly indicate so, on their application.

How to Apply NIV Pune Ph.D. Admission 2015:

Application form for admission is available on the website /

  • Candidate can submit their applications in the prescribed format to the Director, National Institute of Virology, S.No.130/1, Sus Road, Pashan, Pune – 411021 before June 19, 2015.
  • Please super scribe "Application for Ph.D. programme 2015" on the left side of the envelope. Do not attach any certificates (Original or Photocopy) along with the application form.
  • However, all the original documents must be produced at the time of interview.
  • SC/ST/OBC candidates should attach self-attested photocopy of Caste Certificate/Latest non-creamy layer certificate along with the application and originals should be produced at the time of interview.

Personal Interview:

Personal interview will be held at NIV, Pune. The list of shortlisted candidates will be displayed on NIV / ICMR website.

Candidates should bring all the original and attested copies of following documents while attending the interview.

  • Birth certificate/ proof of Date of birth
  • If the candidates belongs to Reserved Category / Physical handicapped proper certificate issued by competent authority
  • Statement of marks of each year/semester of graduation and post-graduation.
  • Valid Fellowship Certificate
  • For OBC category, valid Non-creamy layer certificate


National Institute of Virology

20-A, Dr Ambedkar Road, Post Box No-11

Next to Marathi Church

Pune, Maharashtra-411001

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