ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode, invites applications from are Indian citizens, to pursue research leading to a PhD Degree under University of Calicut.

PhD positions:
  • Botany/ Biotechnology: 5 positions
  • Chemistry: 2 positions
  • Microbiology: 1 position
  • Zoology: 1 position


  • Candidates with a Master’s degree in Botany/Chemistry/Biotechnology/Microbiology/ Zoology and a valid National level fellowship (JRF/SRF of CSIR, UGC, DBT, KSCSTE etc.), DST-INSPIRE or any other equivalent fellowship for pursuing PhD.
  • Candidates with lecturer-ship only in CSIR-UGC (NET) examination need not apply.
  • Upper age limit is 35 years for male and 40 years for female candidates as on 01-07-2020, which is relaxable by 5 years as per the Govt. of India rule for SC/ST/OBC/Women/Physically Handicapped candidates.


  • Send online applications

Selection method:

  • Eligible candidates should attend for an interview before the selection committee which will be intimated after deadline. Selection of PhD scholars will be based on a brief presentation (10-minutes) on any topic of interest in the relevant field of specialization.
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research
Country India
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Subject areas Botany, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Zoology
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to Indian nationals
Deadline 30 September 2020

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