# PhD

## PGPG Course

The School of Biological Sciences (SBS) provides an excellent hub for research in the Life Sciences as well as in interdisciplinary fields. The PhD program at SBS incorporates several areas of study in the field of Biology that provides state-of-the-art opportunity for learning and innovation. At present there are 16 independent labs operated by highly qualified and motivated Faculty members where PhD students can enrol and conduct their thesis work. The PhD program at SBS started in January 2010. Admissions are generally conducted twice in an academic year. Applications are screened and the candidates fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria and possessing a valid CSIR-UGC NET JRF, CSIR-UGC NET LS, DST-INSPIRE, UGC-RGNF score (or any equivalent national entrance test score), JGEEBILS and/or GATE score are shortlisted for the interviews. Candidates are selected through a two-round interview process. As of July 2017, SBS has more than 60 PhD students pursuing their thesis work and 9 students have been awarded PhD degree. For more details, visit the PhD programme webpage

#### PGCS, Biology, NISER

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