Department of Biotechnology jobs for Tata Innovation Fellowship in Delhi.


The setting up of a separate Department of Biotechnology (DBT), under the Ministry of Science and Technology in 1986 gave a new impetus to the development of the field of modern biology and biotechnology in India. In more than a decade of its existence, the department has promoted and accelerated the pace of development of biotechnology in the country. Through several R&D projects, demonstrations and creation of infrastructural facilities a clear visible impact of this field has been seen. The department has made significant achievements in the growth and application of biotechnology in the broad areas of agriculture, health care, animal sciences, environment, and industry.


The applicant should possess a Ph.D degree in Life Sciences, Agriculture, Veterinary Science or a Masters degree in Medical Sciences, Engineering or an equivalent degree in Biotechnology / related areas. The applicant must have outstanding contribution and publication in the specific area.


Age : 55 years as on 21st November, 2016. Duration : Three years, extendable further by two years on a fresh appraisal


The amount of the fellowship is Rs. 25,000/- per month in addition to regular salary from the host institute. If an awardee is receiving salary from international organization, he will be entitled for research grant i.e. contingency only. Important Dates: Last Date to Apply is 21 Nov 2016