Associateship for Young Scientists

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The Department of Biotechnology has introduced a programme on specialized training in different areas of Biotechnology. Areas are quoted below:

  • Medical Genetics
  • Stem cell research
  • Nano Biotechnology
  • Transgenic animal models
  • Agriculture Biotechnology
  • Bio Engineering (Tissue Engineering, Biosensors, Bio materials, medical devices and implants)
  • Seri Biotechnology

Duration of the award would be entitled to monthly associateship of US $ . 2,400 or its similar in the country of study and preparatory allowance of ₹ 12,000 i.e.. . One time grant and also the cost of air package in economy class by Air India for joining the overseas laboratory and back. The candidates who are selected may get a salary and continuance of other service benefits by the institutions to which they belong.


Young Indian nationals, below the age of 40 years with PhD/MD degree in the areas like Life Sciences/Biotecnology or medicine with an outstanding record of research contribution in his/her field of research. Candidates should hold regular/permanent positions in government recognized research and academic institutions or Universities and should be indulged in research in the above mentioned areas.

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