RGCB PhD Admission 2023 (May): Application Form, Dates

RGCB PhD Admission
RGCB PhD Admission

RGCB PhD Admission 2023 (May) – Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB), Thiruvananthapuram invites application for PhD admission in various domains of Disease Biology and Plant Science for the 2023 (May) session.

Check more details on RGCB PhD Admission 2023 (May) below here.

RGCB PhD Course

RGCB PhD program is affiliated to the Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) an “Institution of National Importance” providing education, training and research established by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India under the auspices of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

Registration of the selected candidates will be as per the guidelines issued by RCB for the award of PhD degree.

Fees for PhD Programme

Students admitted for PhD programme will have to pay a laboratory fee of ₹5000 per semester for the first ten semesters and ₹10,000 for every semester after. However SC and ST candidates are exempted from paying the Laboratory fees. EWS is also exempted from paying Laboratory fees, but only after producing a valid income and asset certificate from the competent authority in each financial year.

All the students have to pay the RCB administrative fees.

Eligibility Criteria for RGCB PhD Admission 2023 (May)

  • Candidates with a post-graduate degree in Life/ Agricultural/ Environmental/ Veterinary/ Pharmaceutical/ Medical Sciences or allied subjects (Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ Biophysics/ Chemistry/ Microbiology, etc.) with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent grade in the UGC 10 point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale where ever grade system is followed) or an equivalent from a foreign educational institution accredited by an assessment and accreditation agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country which assess, accredit or assure quality and standard of the educational institutions are eligible to apply.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks (from 60% to 55%), or an equivalent relaxation of grade point, may be allowed for those candidates belongs to the SC, ST and Differently abled candidates.
  • The candidate should have a valid JRF (UGC/ CSIR/ ICMR/ DBT/ DST-INSPIRE or any other nationally-competitive fellowship) offered by the Government and should be valid for a period of 5 years.

Age Limit

  • Upper age limit is 26 years as on May 2023. Age limit will be relaxed for SC, ST and physically challenged candidates as per Government of India regulations.

RGCB PhD Admission 2023 (May) Important Dates

Last date of application15th June 2023 Thursday @ 5:30 PM
Publication of the list of shortlisted candidatesLast week of June
Date of interviewFirst/ Second week of July 2023
Date of joining PhD programLast week of July 2023
Date of commencement of PhD Course WorkAugust 01, 2023

RGCB PhD Admission 2023 (May) Application Procedure

  • Eligible candidates can apply online through the official website https://rgcb.res.in/
  • Only those applicants, who apply online before the last date and satisfy the eligibility criteria, will be considered for admission.

Application Fee

SC/ ST/ EWS/ Physically challenged candidatesExempted
OthersRs. 500/-
Mode of Payment‘SB Collect’ of State Bank of India

Selection Procedure

  • Candidates with valid JRF will be shortlisted based on overall academic performance.
  • Final selection is based upon the performance of the student in the interview.
  • PhD interviews are held either by offline/online mode.
  • The guidelines for interview will be provided all the shortlisted candidates.
  • List of the selected candidates will be displayed on RGCB website.

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RGCB PhD Admission 2022 (Nov)

RGCB PhD Admission Nov 2022 Important Dates

Last date of application.30th November 2022 Wednesday @ 5.30 PM
Publication of the list of shortlisted candidates.First week of December
Online interview.Second/Third weeks of December 2022
Joining RGCB PhD program.Second week of January 2023
Commencement of RGCB PhD Course Work.Second week of January 2023

RGCB PhD Admission 2022 (April)

RGCB PhD Admission April 2022 Important Dates

Last date of application11 May 2022
Publication of the list of shortlisted candidatesThird week of May
Online interviewFourth week of May 2022
Joining RGCB PhD programSecond week of June 2022
Commencement of RGCB PhD Course WorkThird week of June 2022

RGCB PhD Admission April 2022 Results

Candidates short listed for the interview for RGCB PhD program 2022-I

RGCB PhD Admission 2022 (Jan)

Important Dates

Date of advertisement in news papers15th November 2021 [Monday]
Last date of application10th December 2021 [Friday]
Date of publication of the list of shortlisted candidates17th December 2021 [Friday]
Date of online interview23rd, 24th December 2021 [Thursday & Friday]
Publication of the list of selected candidates (Website)24th December 2021 [Friday]
Date of remittance of feesOn or before 3rd January 2022 [Monday]
Date of Hostel Check in10th, 11th January 2022 [Monday, Tuesday]
Date of joining PhD program [Certificate verification, Joining Report, Consent letters]14th January 2022 [Friday]
Date of commencement of PhD Course Work17th January 2022 [Monday]

RGCB PhD Admission Jan 2022 Results

List of students selected after the faculty interaction for the Ph.D program 2022

RGCB PhD Admission 2021 (Jan)

Important Dates

Start date of application17 February 2021
Last date for submission of the application10 March 2021
Date of publication of the list of shortlisted candidates17 March 2021
Date of online interview05-09 April, 2021.

List of Shortlisted Candidates

Only students with a valid JRF for a tenure of 5 years will be admitted for the PhD program.

SI NoRegistration NoName Of Applicant
1RGCB/2021/F/2R Rang Jordan
2RGCB/2021/F/3Kamila T
3RGCB/2021/F/4Deependra Singh Gohil
4RGCB/2021/F/5Pakala Haripriya
5RGCB/2021/F/6Atreyee Mukherjee
6RGCB/2021/F/7Aishwarya Ray
7RGCB/2021/F/8Kavitha U K
8RGCB/2021/F/9Mir Ahmad Habib
9RGCB/2021/F/10Debashree Dass
10RGCB/2021/F/11Mamta rathore
11RGCB/2021/F/12Apsara I G
12RGCB/2021/F/14Dibakar Roy
13RGCB/2021/F/15Revathy G Nair
14RGCB/2021/F/16Bandana Mondal
15RGCB/2021/F/17Iqra Nafees Khan
16RGCB/2021/F/18Kavya Vinod
17RGCB/2021/F/19Vineetha N N 
18RGCB/2021/F/20Nijisha M
19RGCB/2021/F/21Swathi Ramesh
20RGCB/2021/F/22Ajay bhatia
21RGCB/2021/F/23Liya Kurian
22RGCB/2021/F/24Darsana C V
23RGCB/2021/F/25Silpa A R
24RGCB/2021/F/26Reshma S
25RGCB/2021/F/27Rahul Dey
27RGCB/2021/F/29Hizaana Noushad
28RGCB/2021/F/31Geethu S Nair
29RGCB/2021/F/32Jyothi Bose
30RGCB/2021/F/33Smrutishree Mohanty
31RGCB/2021/F/34Jyotsna Mishra
32RGCB/2021/F/35Mahesh Kumar Panda
33RGCB/2021/F/36Chikku Santhosh
34RGCB/2021/F/37Akanksha Rawat
35RGCB/2021/F/38Pratima Gupta
36RGCB/2021/F/39Munagala Mounika Srinivas Reddy
37RGCB/2021/F/40Rohini Nandi
38RGCB/2021/F/41Pratibha bishnoi
39RGCB/2021/F/42Deepa C
40RGCB/2021/F/43Vaishnavi Ganapathy
41RGCB/2021/F/44Simi Asma Salim
42RGCB/2021/F/45Deena T David
43RGCB/2021/F/46Rhuthuparna M
44RGCB/2021/F/47Samyukta Bhass
45RGCB/2021/F/48Isheta Das
46RGCB/2021/F/49Ariya Ajay
47RGCB/2021/F/50Beauty Rani Koch
48RGCB/2021/F/51Archana A
49RGCB/2021/F/53Amit Kumar
50RGCB/2021/F/54Priyanka sharma
51RGCB/2021/F/55Malavika prakash
53RGCB/2021/F/57Paridhi Agarwal
55RGCB/2021/F/59Shashwati Pani
56RGCB/2021/F/60Thanzeen P S
57RGCB/2021/F/61Aravind M
58RGCB/2021/F/62Debasmita Nandi
59RGCB/2021/F/63Ayeshalu Chikro
60RGCB/2021/F/64Ankur Sharma
61RGCB/2021/F/65Snehasis Majumder
62RGCB/2021/F/66Sonali Sahoo
63RGCB/2021/F/67Jeevan Kumar Gochhayat
64RGCB/2021/F/68Udita Jindal
65RGCB/2021/F/69Chinmayee Tripathy
66RGCB/2021/F/70Shamila Minnu K C
67RGCB/2021/F/71Rajat Kumar
68RGCB/2021/F/72Anakha J
69RGCB/2021/F/73Reshma M Balan
70RGCB/2021/F/74Jayshreeben Natvarlal Parmar
71RGCB/2021/F/75Sonu Pahal
72RGCB/2021/F/76Vasundara Devi S
73RGCB/2021/F/77Amar Prajapati
74RGCB/2021/F/78Jadhav Prasad Ramchandra
75RGCB/2021/F/79Deeptha K P
76RGCB/2021/F/80Priya Nataraj
77RGCB/2021/F/81Rosani Kumari Shaw
78RGCB/2021/F/82Kanishk Milind Diwekar
79RGCB/2021/F/83Karthika CL
80RGCB/2021/F/84Mousumi Bal
81RGCB/2021/F/85Rajina B R
83RGCB/2021/F/87Somnath Mondal
84RGCB/2021/F/88Sowmiya B
85RGCB/2021/F/89Nivedita Chaudhary
86RGCB/2021/F/90Unhale Lalita Gangadharrao
87RGCB/2021/F/91Aakriti Singh
88RGCB/2021/F/94Athoofa Thaqib
89RGCB/2021/F/95priyanka jangid
90RGCB/2021/F/96Devika Rajan
91RGCB/2021/F/97Puja Laxmanrao Shinde
93RGCB/2021/F/99Rakesh Siuli
94RGCB/2021/F/100Rahul Roy
95RGCB/2021/F/101Amit Kumar Singh
96RGCB/2021/F/102J B Jayasudha
97RGCB/2021/F/103Shreekrishna K
98RGCB/2021/F/105Anirudh Tiwari
99RGCB/2021/F/106Jiya Rose
100RGCB/2021/F/109Athira Saji
101RGCB/2021/F/110Sugalya S
103RGCB/2021/F/112Mansi Awasthi
104RGCB/2021/F/113Nayana K M
105RGCB/2021/F/114Theertha P V
106RGCB/2021/F/115Abdul Basit Khan