Tata Memorial Centre Junior Research Fellowship

Tata Memorial Centre Junior Research Fellowship
The Tata memorial centre Junior Research Fellowship is for the scholars/candidates who are desirous of pursuing the PhD in Life sciences. The Tata Memorial Centre was initially founded by the Sir Dorabji Tata trust as a mission to provide service and concern to the Indian people. The cancer Research institute (CRI) was initially established a s basic research institute which later on moved on to become pioneer in Cancer research. There are around 40,000 people nearly who visit this research centre from all over India. It is a testimony for service oriented research institutes and a private example of philanthropic based research institutes.

Eligibility Criteria
The candidates who wish to pursue the PhD studies should have the following educational qualifications.
1.                   The candidate must be an M.SC in the following subjects. (Applied Biology, Botany, Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Biosciences, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular biology, Zoology or any other related biological sciences)
2.                   The candidate can also be an M.Tech in Biotechnology or Bioinformatics.
3.                   The candidate should also be a M.Pharm, MBBS, M.V.Sc from recognised universities with a minimum score of 60 percentage aggregate marks.
4.                   The candidates who are awaiting results for the final year can also apply for the scholarship to get it vaild once they receive the final results.

Scholarship amount
The scholarship is provided for a fee amount worth rupees 16,000 plus 16% HRA. The HRA is provided as the institute may give only limited hostel facilities for the students based on first come and first serve basis. The limited facilities are available on ACTRES campus. The scholarship amount plus the HRA will allow the student to pursue the research line without any problem.

How to Apply
The application process for the above mentioned scholarship is given as follows. The candidates who are desirous of pursuing the research are required to apply through online. The website details given are www.tmc.gov.in/jrftest.
The candidates should submit the completed and duly signed and filled in application along with all the enclosures and credentials with a demand draft of Rs.300. The DD should be drawn in favour of TMC-ACTREC payable at Navi Mumbai. (No fee payable for the female candidates, SC/ST candidates/physically handicapped candidates with the proof to be attached)
The candidates must send in their applications to reach us Senior Administrative Officer, Advanced Centre for treatment, research and education in cancer, Tata memorial centre, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai – 410210 latest by 14th April, 2014.
The candidates should be writing their name and application number behind the demand draft.

Admission Process
The admission process is completely based on the written examination and the personal interviews. The list of shortlisted candidates who are found to be eligible for the written test is displayed on the actrec campus website.

Dates to remember
The last date for the receipt of the application forms is 14th of April, 2014.


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