PhD Program in Biology — Ashoka University

 Sonepat, Haryana
Delhi & NCR, India


PhD Opportunities in Biology


The Department of Biological Sciences at Ashoka University invites students to carry out cutting-edge research through its Ph.D. program in Biological Sciences. Five broad thematic areas characterize our research

1. Biophysics and Biochemistry

2. Cell and Developmental Biology

3. Immunology and Synthetic Biology

4. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

5. Mathematical and Computational Biology

Please visit the department website for further details on the research of individual faculty members.


5 years


A fixed number of attractive PhD fellowships will be offered by Ashoka University to support the PhD students (as per the rules and regulations). The fellowship includes a monthly stipend of INR 35,000 per month, a contingency grant of INR 20,000 and offers extensive teaching opportunities.

PhD students who receive other scholarships (from UGC, CSIR or a partner organization) will receive additional contingency top-up and subsidies as per the norms of the University.


  • A masters degree in any basic science discipline, including biology, chemistry, physics, computer science, and mathematics; or BTech/MBBS MTech/MPharm in applied sciences such as medicine and engineering; and
  • Qualification in a national entrance examination such as JGEEBILS/ BINC/ INSPIRE/CSIR-UGC/ ICMR/ GATE/JEST/ DST. The scores obtained must be valid at the time of application.

To Apply

Details regarding application procedure can be found here .

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