Junior Research Fellowship, NIAB Hyderabad 2019

Post Graduation

A scholarship worth INR Monthly stipend of up to INR 32,500

What is Junior Research Fellowship, NIAB Hyderabad 2019?

National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad is inviting applications for filling up the Junior Research Fellow positions at the Institute. The fellowship offers the opportunity to work on a DBT-funded project named “Integrated Biotechnological approach towards improvement of quality and productivity of Tropical Tasar Silk” at Hyderabad. The fellowship recipient will receive a fellowship amount up to INR 32,500 per month as per the DST guidelines.


Who is offering this scholarship ?

National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad is offering this fellowship for the improvement of quality and productivity of Tropical Tasar Silk. The project will be under the guidance of PI, Dr. Shailesh Sharma.


Who can apply for this scholarship ?

To be eligible, an applicant must:

  • Be a postgraduate in Bioinformatics/Computational Biology/Computer Sciences with NET qualification
  • Be a postgraduate in professional courses
  • Be 28 years old (relaxation is admissible in case of SC/ST/OBC as per Government instructions)



  • Non-NET candidates can also apply for this JRF post.
  • Candidates with experience in Python/Perl programming, database design and development, web-interface development, computational biology and bioinformatics will be given preference.
  • Candidates from a veterinary background with knowledge of bioinformatics are encouraged to apply.


What are the benefits ?

The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of INR 25,000 + 30% HRA which equals to INR 32,500 per month.


How can you apply ?

To apply for the scholarship, a candidate needs to follow the below steps:

Step 1: Visit the link here to access the online application portal.

Step 2: Register as a new user by providing the email address.

Step 3: Verify the email address and start filling the application form.

Step 4: Provide contact details, education details and list up to five publications.

Step 5: Submit the application.

Note: There is no need to submit the hard copy of the application.


What are the selection criteria ?

  • Posts are offered to the candidates based on the final decisions made by the Senior Committee of the NIAB and based on the experience and expertise of the candidates.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview prior to selection.


What are the important dates ?

  • Applications available for online submission: 24th June 2019
  • Last date to submit applications online: 15th July 2019


Terms and Conditions

  • The Institute reserves the right to fill or not fill the posts advertised.
  • TA/DA will not be paid for attending the interview.
  • Interim inquiries will not be entertained.
  • The decisions taken by the senior authorities of the Institute will be considered final and no further changes will be made.


Contact details

National Institute of Animal Biotechnology,

Ministry of Science and Technology,

Survey No. 37, Opposite Journalist Colony,

Extended Q City Road, Near Gowlidoddi,

Gachibowli, Hyderabad – 500 032

Phone: +91 40 2312 0103

Email: admin@niab.org.in



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Up to INR Monthly stipend of up to INR 32,500


Post Graduation



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