Har Gobind Khorana Innovative Young Biotechnologist Fellowship 1

Har-Gobind Khorana Innovative Young Biotechnologist Fellowship (IYBF) 2023

To be eligible, an applicant must –

  • be an Indian citizen
  • have a regular position in India
  • be below 35 years of age on the last date of submission of application [Note – Age relaxation of 5 years is applicable for SC/ST/OBC, Women and Physically Handicapped category]
  • hold a Ph.D. degree in any branch of Life Sciences, Computational Sciences (applied to Biotechnology, Medicine or Biological Sciences), Veterinary Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Agricultural Sciences
    • hold a master’s degree in Medicine or Dentistry (MD/MS/MDS or IMC designated equivalent) and Engineering/Technology (M.Tech. degree or AICTE designated equivalent)
  • have an excellent academic track record
  • have published high-quality papers in the best journals or invented technologies as evidenced by granted Indian and/or International patents
  • have completed 3 years in India after joining of regular position in India and published high-quality papers in the best journals [Note – The published work after joining in Indian institutions will be considered only for the screening and selection for award of fellowship]

The selected candidates will receive a research grant including recurring (consumable, contingency, manpower, domestic travel and overhead) support for a proposed innovative project.

The selected candidates will also receive a cash fellowship of INR 1,30,000 every year for a period of three years along with non-recurring support in the first year only for the procurement of equipment essentially required for carrying out the research activities of the proposed project.


Degree/ certificate/ marksheet

How can you apply?

Eligible applicants can apply for the opportunity by following the below-mentioned steps – 
Step 1: Click on the Apply Now button.
Step 2: Click on the ‘Register’ button and fill in the required details to ‘Register’. (Note- If already registered, log in using Gmail/Mobile number/Email Id.)
Step 3: Navigate to the ‘How to Apply’ section at the bottom of the page and click on it.
Step 4: Fill in the required details, upload the necessary documents and submit.

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