Ph.D Program in Biology

 Delhi & NCR, India


Ph.D Opportunities in Evolutionary Biology, Animal Behavior, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Biophysics


The department of biological sciences at Ashoka University offers full-time graduate program leading to Ph.D degree in biology. Students will have an opportunity to work at different scales of size and complexity. The graduate program values basic and interdisciplinary research and emphasizes on developing sound scientific temperament through rigorous coursework, logical reasoning and effective oral and written communication skills.


5 years


35000 stipend + 7000 HRA + 20000 contingency (annual)


Masters in any basic science discipline, including biology, chemistry, physics, computer science, and mathematics, or;

BTech/MBBS MTech/MPharm degree in applied sciences such as medicine, engineering.

To Apply

Applicants will need to complete an online application form here

Online applications should also include

  1. a statement of research interests (maximum 2 pages)

The research statement should briefly encapsulate your academic background, research training, and how the Ph.D program in biological sciences at Ashoka will enable the you to realize their future career goal/s.

2. two letters of recommendation.

The referees may email the recommendation letters directly to

Evaluation of PhD candidates will involve two stages - a written test at Ashoka University* and an interview.

[*candidates who have qualified the JGEEBILS/ BINC/ CSIR/ UGC/ ICMR/ GATE exam will be exempted from the written test, and can directly appear for the interview.]

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