NIPGR Delhi PhD Admission 2021: Dates, Application Form

NIPGR Delhi PhD Admission

NIPGR PhD Admission 2021 – National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) Delhi invites applications for PhD admission for conducting advanced research in the frontier areas of Plant Biology.

Check more details on NIPGR Delhi PhD Admission 2021 below here.


National Institute of Plant Genome Research, is an Autonomous Research Institution, funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, and conducts basic and applied research in the frontier areas of plant biology.

About PhD Program

The selected candidates will be enrolled for Ph.D. program in academic affiliation with the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Research Areas

Advanced research in the frontier areas of Plant Biology such as –

  • Computational Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Genome Analysis and Molecular Mapping
  • Molecular Mechanism of Abiotic Stress Responses
  • Plant-Microbe/Insect Interactions and Plant Immunity
  • Nutritional Genomics
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Genome Editing and Molecular Breeding for Crop Improvement
  • other emerging areas based on plant genomics.

Intake Capacity


NIPGR PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates

Start date for Applications Form19 July 2021
Last date for submission of online Fee08 August 2021
Last date for submission of online Application Form09 August 2021
Date of Interview/viva-voce26 & 27 August 2021

Eligibility Criteria for NIPGR PhD Admission 2021

  • M.Sc or equivalent degree (completing by 31st August 2021) in Life Sciences and/or in related disciplines with at least 55% marks (50% or an equivalent for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-abled and other categories of candidates or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991).
  • Candidate should have cleared the CSIR-UGC NET exam/DBT-JRF (selected through BET/BINC)/ICMR NET exam for JRF (with a Junior Research Fellowship valid at least up to December 31, 2021), with DST INSPIRE Fellowship for pursuing full-time Ph.D. program

NIPGR PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Candidates can fill the Application Form online
  • Admission form is to be filled and submitted ONLINE ONLY along with required documents uploaded in the given format and online payment through SBI Collect.
  • No hard copies will be accepted

Application Fee


Selection Procedure

  • Selection for PhD Program will be based on Entrance Test and Interview/Viva-Voce

For more details and to apply online – visit

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