Junior Research Scholarships

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The Junior Research Scholarships for Cancer Biology Tata Memorial Centre & Tata Memorial Hospital is awarded to students for conducting advanced research work. This is a joint effort of the Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer and the Tata Memorial Hospital. These two institutions are accredited to the University of Mumbai and their research activities are focused on cancer biology and its related areas namely biochemistry, medical physics, tumor immunology, immunotherapy, virology, chemotherapy etc.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for applying for Junior Research Fellowships for Cancer Biology at the Tata Memorial Centre are stated below:

  • Candidates must have a post graduate degree in any of the following subjects with atleast 55 % marks in aggregate, from a university which is recognized by the UGC: Applied Biology, Zoology, Biophysics, Life Sciences, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Medicine, Veterinary Science and Pharmacy.
  • Candidates applying for the scholarships must have appeared for either their MSC or MBBS or M. Pharma.


The financial grant amount under the Junior Research Scholarships for Cancer Biology is ₹ 8,000/a month. However, The House Rent Allowance is granted on a case to case basis.

Application for Scholarships

Candidates need to send in applications, complete in all respects along with a Demand Draft for ₹ 150/-in favor of TMCACTREC on the mentioned date. Demand Draft however is not required to be sent in case of candidates belonging to scheduled castes as well as scheduled tribes.

Candidates will be selected for the Junior Research Scholarships, which will be based on a written objective type test. On completion of the test and subsequent evaluation, the names of successful candidates are posted in the official website. These candidates are thereafter interviewed and a final list of successful Junior Research Scholars will be prepared.


  • The Senior Administrative Officer, Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai 410 208
  • Phone:+ 091 − 22 − 27412919 + 091 − 22 − 27405000
  • Fax:+ 091 − 22 − 27412894
  • Email: office@actrec. res. in