INSTITUTE OF LIFE SCIENCES
(An Autonomous Institute under the Dept. of Biotechnology,
Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India)
Nalco Square, Bhubaneswar 751023, India
Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar, an autonomous Institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of
Science & Technology, Government of India engaged in advanced research invites applications from Indian nationals for
The name of the faculties who are interested in taking students through regular Ph.D. program of ILS are listed below with
their research interest. The applicants are strongly encouraged to visit ILS webpage for detailed information regarding the
research activities of the respective faculties.
1. Candidates should have passed their M.Sc./ M.Tech./ M.Pharm./ M.V.Sc. or equivalent qualification in life sciences
and allied subjects (Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ Biophysics/ Chemistry/ Microbiology, etc.) with
minimum of 60% marks (or equivalent grade point). Candidates awaiting final results may also apply, however, if
shortlisted, they have to produce their final mark sheet on the date of the interview, failing which they will not be
2. Candidates should have also qualified in CSIR/UGC-JRF or DBT-JRF or DBT-BINC-JRF or UGC-RGNF or ICMRJRF or DST-INSPIRE or GATE or GPAT. If the original certificate is not available, the candidate has to provide a
photocopy of the original admit card and the particular result page highlighting their roll number, along with the
application. Candidates with mark sheet can also apply, however, they have to submit their results at the time of
3. The candidate should be below 28 years in age, as on 2 nd July, 2021. An age relaxation of five years in the case of
SC/ST/women/PH candidates and three years in the case of OBC candidates will be given (as per Govt. of
Applicants except SC/ST/ physically handicapped are required to pay a non-refundable amount of Rs.500/-. The bank details:
Beneficiary name: Director, Institute of Life Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Account No: 450502010006285, Bank: Union Bank of
India, Chandrasekharpur, Bhubaneswar; IFS Code: UBIN0545058
The fellowship and other emoluments will be as per the guidelines of the funding agencies – SERB/DST/DBT/CSIR/ICMR
and as revised from time to time
To and fro bus/rail fare by the shortest route limited to sleeper class will be paid to all the candidates appearing for the
Interested and eligible candidates may fill-up the prescribed application form through the link
https://forms.gle/v7fiHnrJtufMndYH8 as available in ILS website (www.ils.res.in). Duly filled-up application form
along with self-attested copies of all relevant certificates and copy of proof of payment should be send to the
firstname.lastname@example.org on or before 2nd July, 2021 (05.00 PM). Hard copy of the application must be posted. Applications
received after the last date will not be accepted. The application should be sent with the subject “Application for Ph.D.
List of candidates selected for the interview will be published in the Institute website (www.ils.res.in).
Application to ILS-Ph.D. program does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be shortlisted for interview. Director,
ILS reserves the right to withdraw the procedure without assigning any reasons thereof
Address for positing your application
The Academic Section,
Institute of Life Sciences,
Nalco Square – Bhubaneswar – 751023
Last date of receiving applications: 2nd July, 2021.
Date of display of short-listed candidates and instructions in the Institute website: 9 th July, 2021.
Tentative date of interview: 2 nd week of August, 2021. The final date of interview will be confirmed when the list
of short-listed candidates is displayed in ILS website.