Kerala Biotechnology Commission under KSCSTE invites application from eligible candidates for Post Doctoral Fellowship for pursuing research in the frontier areas of Biotechnology. The Post Doctoral Fellowship carries an amount of Rs.32,000/- per month + HRA (10%) with an annual contingent grant of Rs.50,000/-.
Research work shall be carried out in an institution under KSCSTE or any reputed R&D Institution/University Departments in India where research in frontier areas of biotechnology is going on. The duration of the fellowship shall be initially for a period of two years and extendable to the third year depending on the progress of the research work. Selected candidates will have to follow the rules and regulations of the institution where they are availing the fellowship. The candidate shall join the programme within three months from the date of award of the fellowship. The fellowship cannot be availed at the same institution where the candidates have earned their Ph. D degree and the new host institute shall be a reputed institution carrying out biotechnology programmes
For Post Doctoral Fellowship, the applicant should possess first class Masters Degree in life sciences including veterinary science, agriculture, forestry, fisheries or Masters degree in Medicine followed by PhD with biotechnological aspects in the relevant field and with at least one publication in indexed (SCI) journals. The Post Doctoral fellowship is extended to candidates who have submitted their PhD thesis with biotechnological aspects with at least one publication in indexed (SCI) journals.
The Fellowship is open to candidates below 35 years, but relaxable for the number of years of Post Doctoral experience, up to a maximum of 5 years.
How to apply
Kerala Biotechnology Commission