Doctoral Program at School of Biotechnology, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal

Be a part of the most advanced research institute of central India, funded by government and working in collaboration with the most esteemed institues in India

Doctoral Programme

Duration: As per RGPV, Bhopal norms

Intake: 08+06=14 seats per supervisor (Professor)

06+05=11 seats per supervisor (Assistant Professor)

Mode of Selection: On the basis of the institutional Ph.D. entrance examination followed by interview.

Doctoral Programme

The School of Biotechnology is a great place to conduct your doctoral research, we primarily offer opportunity for Doctoral.Research in Biotechnology.

Minimum Eligibility for Admission:
1. First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in M. Sc or equivalent degree in subjects related to Life Sciences/ Physics/ Chemistry OR B.Tech Biotechnology with:

  • a valid GATE score (eligible for Institute TAship/ RAship) OR
  • a valid CSIR/ UGC/ DBT JRF (eligible for FA category) OR
  • a valid ICMR JRF (not linked to ICMR project) (eligible for FA category) OR
  • Two year of relevant post M.Sc research experience (eligible only for project positions) OR
  • UGC/CSIR (Lectureship) eligible only for project position.

2. First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in M.Tech or equivalent degree in Biotechnology

Research Areas:
Enzyme kinetics and enzyme secretion, microbial metabolism and regulation, aromatic hydrocarbon metabolism and genetic engineering, enzyme inhibitor design, peptide synthesis; protein structure, function and engineering; yeast molecular biology, transcriptional regulation of gene expression; microtubule dynamics and cancer chemotherapy, immunology, signal transduction, Glycobiology; molecular and membrane biochemistry: proteomics and systems biology, bacterial cell division, protein aggregation and neurodegenerative diseases, computational biology of nucleosome dynamics, Chromatin assembly and statistical dynamics, cytoskeletal dynamics, chromosome segregation during mitosis and meiosis in yeast. Regulation of gene expression in the malaria parasite, bioinformatics of parasite genomes, Autoimmunity, Cancer Immunotherapy, Tissue Resident T Cells, Cancer Biomarker