NII Admission PhD Programme 2022-23 Announced
NII Admission PhD Programme Admission to Ph.D. Program for the Academic Year 2022-23 National Institute of Immunology (NII) invites applications from eligible candidates for its Ph.D. program. Cutting-edge research at NII encompasses broad interdisciplinary areas of Immunology, Infectious and Chronic Disease Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Chemical Biology, Structural Biology, and Computational Biology.
A. M.Sc. in any branch of science (e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics),
M.Tech., M.B.B.S., M.V.Sc., M.Pharm., Integrated M.Sc., or equivalent qualification as per
the norms of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.
B. At least 60% aggregate score or equivalent grade in Senior Secondary Certificate
(10+2) and Bachelor’s degree and 55% aggregate score or equivalent grade in Master’s
degree are essential for the general category. Five percent relaxation in aggregate scores in
Senior Secondary, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees will be applicable for candidates from
the reserved categories [(OBC (non-creamy layer; NCL), SC/ST, and PwD]. Rounding off
percentage score to the next integral value is not permitted.
C. Candidates appearing for the qualifying examination in the current academic year are
eligible to apply; they will be admitted provisionally pending satisfactory fulfilment of the
eligibility requirements at the time of joining.
D. Reservations of seats: 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, 27% for OBC (NCL) and 3% for
persons with disability (PwD) as per statutory norms.
A. NII will select candidates for the Ph.D. program through the following two
Channel# 1: Computer-based Entrance Examination, NII-2022 to be conducted by NII at multiple centers across India on 20th February 2022 (Sunday).
Channel# 2: Joint Graduate Entrance Examination in Biology and Interdisciplinary
Candidates must appear in at least one of the two examinations mentioned above.
Candidates will be short-listed for an interview based on their scores in either NII-2022 or
B. The list of candidates short-listed for interviews shall be available on the NII website and
Notice Board on or before 10th March 2022.
C. Interviews will be held online during 7th June , 2022- 14th June, 2022. The final list of
selected candidates will be displayed on the NII website and notice board of the institute
within a week of the final interview.
D. Candidates selected will be enrolled for the Ph.D. programme of NII in academic
affiliation with JNU, New Delhi.
A. The programme will start on 4th July 2022and the allotment of laboratories and thesis
supervisors will be made by 11th July 2022 after joining based on the interactions with
faculty members in the candidates’ area of interest and mutual preference.
B. NII currently provides a Junior Research Fellowship of Rs.31000/- per month to the
selected candidates. Awardees of fellowships from CSIR, UGC, ICMR, DBT or and DST
may avail them as per rules of the respective funding agency.
C. NII is a residential campus and shared hostel accommodation will be provided to all
the students admitted to the program
A. Candidates should submit their applications through NII online application portal only.
The details of the application process are available at http://www.nii.res.in. Candidates
applying through JGEEBILS-2022 must also submit an application through NII application
portal, along with application fees.
B. Online application fee is Rs.1000/- for GENERAL/OBC (NCL) candidates and
Rs.500/- for SC/ST/PwD (non-refundable).
C. Online application facility will be available at the NII website from 24th December,
2021 to 18th January 2022.
D. For technical queries regarding NII online admission portal, please contact helpline
number: 022-62507725; Email: email@example.com
E. For queries reading the eligibility criteria or other academic matters, please contact
Tel : 011-26717101,011-26703662 or 011-26703762; Email : firstname.lastname@example.org.
F. Name of the candidate and the date of birth should match the corresponding entries
in the Secondary School Certificate (10th) or equivalent.
G. Candidates must ensure that the information details furnished in the online
application are true and correct. If any discrepancy is observed at any stage, NII reserves
the right to cancel the admission.
Online Application begins:24.12.2021
Online Application closing:18.01.2022
Admit card available for download: 07.02.2022 onwards
NII-2022 Entrance Examination: 20.02.2022
All dates are tentative and may change depending on the prevailing COVID19 conditions
Women candidates fulfilling the requirements are encouraged to apply
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