Post Doctoral Fellowship

Post Doctoral Fellowship

Kerala Biotechnology Commission has instituted "Post Doctoral Fellowship in Biotechnology” since 2005 which is very selective and has close academic monitoring.  Under this scheme selected number of candidates holding doctoral degree, with proven track record, are provided special assistance and support to enable them to pursue basic research in frontier areas of biotechnology.

Nature of Support: The fellowship carries a consolidated amount of Rs 15,000/- + HRA per month and an annual contingency grant of Rs 20,000/-.  The research work shall be carried out in an institution under the Council or any R&D institution or any university in Kerala or other research institution in India.

Duration: The duration of the fellowship will be initially for a period of two years and extendable by one more year depending on the progress of the work.

Eligibility: The applicant should possess first class Masters Degree in life science including veterinary science, agriculture, forestry, fisheries or any Masters degree in Medicine followed by PhD with biotechnological aspects in the relevant field.

Selection The selection procedure will include consideration at various stages.  An empowered committee will make the final selection based on the recommendation of expert committees.  Candidates selected for the award of Post Doctoral Fellowship shall accomplish innovative original research in frontier areas of biotechnology.

Application: Applications for the "Post Doctoral Fellowship in Biotechnology" are invited from eligible candidates every year in the format given below against an advertisement.  The candidates may be required to appear for an interview before final selection.