DBT-Research Associateship

 Haryana, India


Applications are invited from Indian citizens for the award of DBT-Research Associateship’’ for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Life Sciences. The Associateship is tenable in Premier Research Institutions / Universities including non-profit R&D Institutions within India. The Associateships are awarded under the DBT-Research Associateship’’ programme supported by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.

The objective of DBT-Research Associateship (DBT-RA) Programme is to train and nurture young researchers, scientists and generate a critical mass of trained manpower in modern areas of biology and biotechnology and build a robust postdoctoral base for the growth of Biotechnology sectors in the country.

Age Limit: The upper age limit is 40 years for male candidates and 45 years in the case of female candidates as on the last date of application.


The Associateship is a purely temporary full-time assignment and is tenable for a period of 02 years with annual renewal based on review of progress of research. In exceptional cases, fellowship may be extended up to 04 years depending upon the progress of research.


The applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree in Science, Engineering or M.D./ M.S. degree in any area of medicine with research interests in Biotechnology and Life Sciences and a good academic record. The applicants who have already submitted the Ph.D./ M.D./ M.S. thesis are also eligible to apply. However, such applicants, if selected, will be offered lower fellowship amount till they qualify the eligible degree.

To Apply

  • Application for DBT-RA programme shall be by ONLINE mode only.
  • To apply, interested applicants may kindly visit DBT-RA Online Portal https://​ra​.dbtin​dia​.gov​.in/
  • Applicants must register on the DBT-RA Online portal, fill in complete information in the online application form and submit it before the closing date of application.
  • The online application form to be filled by the applicant comprises information pertaining to Personal Information, Academic Qualifications, Research Contribution, Referee Details, Proposed Research Work, Proposed Mentor Details and Proposed Host Institution.

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