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Notice and Application form inviting applications for empanelment in the ad hoc panel for Assistant Professor in Biochemistry, DU Colleges (2019)

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Adhoc panel for the adhoc appointments in Department of Biochemistry in the colleges of the Delhi University for the academic session (July to December 2018).  This panel is meant for adhoc appointments in colleges only and is not related to faculty positions in the University department.

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 Professor 03    Professor 02
 Associate Professor 04    Associate Professor 04
 Assistant Professor 02    Assistant Professor 01


Vacancies in Ph.D. Programme

The Department of Biochemistry, UDSC invites applications for Full Time Ph.D. programme for the academic year 2018-19.

A total of Ten (10) seats are available in the areas of Recombinant antibodies for therapeutics and diagnostics, Drug design and discovery against cardiovascular diseases, Haemoglobin and artificial blood substitutes, Molecular oncology and anti-cancer therapeutics, Microbial genomics and Immunodiagnostics, Bioinformatics, Network Biology and Immunoinformatics, Signal Transduction Mechanisms of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

The Department/University reserves the right to change the number of seats or not to award any Ph.D. position.

Eligibility: The candidate should have a minimum of 55% marks (or equivalent CGPA score) in M.Sc. /M.Phil. /M.Tech. / M.D /M.S in Degree in Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/Biomedical sciences and allied subjects from a recognized university/institute. 5% relaxation will be permitted for OBC/SC/ST and Persons with disability.

How to apply:

  • Candidates interested in Ph.D. admission should submit duly filled on-line application form at as soon as the portal is open and announcement is made by the University.
  • Candidates applying for more than one department are required to fill up separate forms for each department.

Selection procedure:

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of an Entrance Test comprising of a Written Test and an Interview.
  • The entrance test will consist of 50 questions (MCQ). Duration of the test is 2 hours.  There will be NEGATIVE MARKING for wrong answer. Each correct answer shall be awarded 4 marks, while one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Candidates holding a (i) valid national level research fellowship,  (ii) research position in research projects or (iii) awarded lectureship in the CSIR-UGC NET (or equivalent examination) are exempted from the written test, but will be required to appear for the interview for selection. For details, see Ordinance VI-B of the University of Delhi ( with amendments as per E.C. 03.07.201 7 I 14-15.07.20 17).  Students who have qualified GATE with 91 percentile and above may appear directly for interview.
  • Candidates appearing for the written examination will be short-listed for the interview The list of short-listed candidates will be valid till the next written test for Ph.D admissions.
  • Admission of the candidates fro Ph.D. programme is based on their suitability to specific specializations and also subject to fulfilling all other conditions laid down in Ordinance VI-B of the University of Delhi.
  • Candidates who do not have any fellowship may be provided Non-NET UGC fellowship based on its availability and only if the candidate is finally selected for the Ph.D. program.
  • The syllabus for the written test is available on the website of the department (
  • There is no fee for the entrance test.
  • The interview will be held at University of Delhi South campus.
  • No TA/DA will be paid for attending the written test and interview.
  • The candidates must carry a valid ID for the written test as well as the interview. 


Ph.D. Bulletin

Syllabus for Entrance Test

                                                     M.Sc. (Biochemistry)

Admission criteria 

For Entrance examination :   B.Sc. (General) or B.Sc. (Honours) or an equivalent undergraduate degree in any branch of life sciences, 60% or above marks in qualifying exam.

For Merit based examination: B.Sc. (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Delhi (after 10+2+3), 60% or above marks in qualifying exam.

No. of seats = 12

Year Mode of admission General SC ST OBC Sub-total Total
2018-19 Entrance 3 1 1 1 6 12
  Merit 3 1 0 2 6  
  Sub-total 6 2 1 3 12  
2019-20 Entrance 3 1 0 2 6 12
  Merit 3 1 1 1 6  
  Sub-total 6 2 1 3 12  


The entrance test will consist of 100 questions. The question paper shall consist of Multiple Choice Question (MCQ). Duration of the test will be 2 hours. Each question will carry 4 (Four) marks and each question will have only one correct answer as an option. There will be NEGATIVE MARKING for wrong answer. Each correct answer shall be awarded 4 marks, while one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. 

The tentative schedule for entrance test is available at the University M.SC admission portal : uploads/Admissions/2018/Entran ceSchedule-2018.pdf

Bulletin of Information for M.Sc. Course (2018-19)

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