ACTREC – Junior Research Fellowships

Scheme Name   ACTREC – Junior Research Fellowships
Purpose  provides Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) for Pursing Ph.D program in Life Sciences at the Tata Memorial Centre
Govt/PVT Govt
Tel:  0091-11- 26880379
Fax: 0091-11-24674629
Address Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC)
Kharghar, Navi Mumbai-410210
& Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH),
Parel, Mumbai-400012
Tel: 044-22358384
E-mail: Contact Now
Eligibility The candidates should have M.Sc (Applied Biology /Biochemistry /Bioinformatics /Biophysics /Biotechnology /Botany /Life Sciences /Microbiology /Molecular Biology/Zoology or related Biological Sciences) / M.Tech (Bioinformatics/Biotechnology); M.V.Sc.; M.Pharm from a recognized University, with 60% aggregate marks
Last date  18-12-2016;     05.00 pm
Amount Consolidated Salary:  (Rs. 25,000/- +30% HRA) = 32,500/-per month.

The work progress of the candidate will be monitored and extension after 6 months will depend on satisfactory progress of the work.

Number of Awards
Subjects Basic and Transnational Research in Cancer Biology, Specific research topics include study of cell proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis, metastasis, tumor immunology, molecular imaging, carcinogenesis, stem cell biology, biophysics, structural biology, bioinformatics, proteomics, genomics, genetics, epigenetics and glycobiology.
Procedure Final selection into the PhD program is based on the candidate satisfying HBNI eligibility criteria. Candidates must attend an ‘objective type’ Written Exam which will be held at Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Technology, opposite Kharghar Station, Sector 7, Belpada, CBD, Navi Mumbai-400614.The list of candidates who have qualified in this exam will be displayed at the: (i) ACTREC website, (ii) Examination Centre, and (iii) ACTREC Security Gate.
The candidates who have qualified in National Level Written Entrance Tests or have a valid Junior Research Fellowships obtained from CSIR/ UGC/ ICMR/ DBT or other recognized agencies – after appearing for a written entrance test, will be called for direct interview at ACTREC. But they must apply online and have received external fellowship intimation. In order to receive direct interview dates they should send proof of the award by e-mail ( .
The candidates are short listed for direct interview on the basis of their performance in the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences. The list of candidates short listed is displayed on the ACTREC website and these candidates who are interested in ACTREC’s Ph.D. program must apply online.
The list of research projects being offered to PhD students at TMC will be displayed on the ACTREC website. Candidates are encouraged to interact with and seek information from the Principal Investigators whose names and e-mail IDs will be given against their respective projects.