Mode of application & Selection
Procedure (applicable to RGCB funded and externally funded
programmes / Associateship)
Interested applicants have to submit a concept proposal (not
more than 3 pages, explaining what they would like to do) along
with the prescribed application format (below) and two letters of reference (one of which must
definitely be from their PhD mentor). The concept proposal will be
peer reviewed, and short-listed applicants will be asked to make a
presentation before a selection committee. This committee will
include the Director or his nominee as Chairman, Dean, Professor
of Eminence and two scientists nominated by the Director.
Additional external or internal experts may be included as needed.
Candidates with approved international or national fellowships
(CSIR, ICMR, DBT, DST, etc) obtained without going through this
procedure (such as those wanting to transfer to RGCB) will also
have to make the presentation before the selection committee.
RGCB funded post-doctoral programme: The selection
committee, based on the applicant's track record and years of
experience, will recommend the stipend amount
Externally funded post-doctoral programme: As per the
guidelines issued by the funding agency.