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Fellowship in Genetic Diagnostics

The Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), is an autonomous institute of the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology. In association with Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, CDFD has launched a 6 month ‘Fellowship in Genetic Diagnostics’ for faculty from government medical colleges and invites applications from interested individuals. Four trainees in a year (in two batches) will be taken. (The details are listed on the website http://dbtindia.gov.in/latest-announcement/fellowship-genetic-diagnostics-call-applications-2nd-batch-trainees).

The program will provide training in Cytogenetic and Molecular Genetic techniques alongwith the understanding about their applications in patient care. Further, the faculty members trained under this program will be eligible to apply for DBT grant for Establishment of Diagnostic Centres at their respective institutes / colleges / hospitals after successful completion of their training


Candidates having Post-graduate degree (MD/MS/DNB) in Pathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Laboratory Hematology, Laboratory Medicine, Anatomy, Physiology, or any other Paraclinical speciality/ Superspeciality and holding regular position in Government medical college / hospital are eligible to apply for this Fellowship.

Mode of selection: :

Screening and selection based on scrutiny of Application form and telephonic interview. The commitment to learn and the possibilities of implementation at the workplace will be judged.

Award Support::

The Trainee / Clinicians from institutes outside Hyderabad will be paid a displacement allowance of ` 30,000 per month.

Fellowship Schedule::

1st April 2020 to 30 September 2020

Fellowship starts::1st April 2020

Interested candidates who fulfill the above conditions may register their names by applying in the prescribed application form. Application form along with self attested photocopies of degree certificates, MCI registration certificate and experience certificates should be sent to the following address. The application should be forwarded by the head (Director / Principal) of the institute.

Address for sending the application::

The Dean – Academics

Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics

Inner Ring Road, Uppal

Hyderabad – 500039


Ph. 040-27216148

email: training@cdfd.org.in

The last date for submission of application is 10.02.2020 and applications received after this date will be rejected.

Incomplete Applications are liable to be rejected.

Click here for Application Proforma