Har-Gobind Khorana Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award’

Department of Biotechnology


The Har-Gobind Khorana'Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award'(IYBA), instituted by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science &Technology, Government of India is an attractive Research Award to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas and desirous of pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology. Young scientists up to the age of 35 years with relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/OBC, Women and Physically Handicapped Category are considered for this award.
Scientists without regular employment are also eligible for this award.


The applicant should be an Indian Citizen.ii.The applicant must have a PhD in any branch of Life Sciences, Computational Sciences (applied to Biotechnology, Medicine or Biological Sciences), Veterinary Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Agricultural Sciences.

Master degree holders in Medicine or Dentistry (MD/MS/MDS or IMC designated equivalent) and Engineering/Technology (M.Tech or AICTE designated equivalent) are also eligible to apply.

To Apply

Applications in the prescribed proforma should be submitted through online DBT portal (ePromis) on or 15th July, 2019.

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