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Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) , Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC) - Junior Research Fellowships (JRF)
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Category :
Research Fellowship
Research Areas :
Life Science
Fellowship Provided by :
Tata Memorial Centre - Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC), Mumbai
Fellowship Provided to :
Indian students for Pursing Ph.D program in Life Sciences at the Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai

Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC) is the state-of-the-art R&D satellite of the Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) provides Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) for Pursing Ph.D program in Life Sciences at the Tata Memorial Centre. TMC is an autonomous Grant-in-aid Institution of the Department of Atomic Energy and comprised of the Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH), the largest cancer hospital in Asia.

Research Areas 

Basic and Transnational Research in Cancer Biology, Specific research topics include study of cell proliferation, differentiation, apoptosis, metastasis, tumor immunology, molecular imaging, carcinogenesis, stem cell biology, biophysics, structural biology, bioinformatics, proteomics, genomics, genetics, epigenetics and glycobiology.


The Fellows will receive a stipend of Rs.25000/- per month. As hostel facility is limited on the ACTREC campus it is available on first come, first served basis. If hostel facility is not allotted the fellow will also get 30% HRA per month.

Eligibility Criteria :

The candidates should have M.Sc (Applied Biology /Biochemistry /Bioinformatics /Biophysics /Biotechnology /Botany /Life Sciences /Microbiology /Molecular Biology/Zoology or related Biological Sciences) / M.Tech (Bioinformatics/Biotechnology); M.V.Sc.; M.Pharm from a recognized University, with 60% aggregate marks.

Those awaiting results can also apply. Candidates having Post-graduation course of only 1 year duration are not eligible 


Final selection into the PhD program is based on the candidate satisfying HBNI eligibility criteria. Candidates must attend an ‘objective type’ Written Exam which will be held at Bharati Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Technology, opposite Kharghar Station, Sector 7, Belpada, CBD, Navi Mumbai-400614.The list of candidates who have qualified in this exam will be displayed at the: (i) ACTREC website, (ii) Examination Centre, and (iii) ACTREC Security Gate.

The candidates who have qualified in National Level Written Entrance Tests or have a valid Junior Research Fellowships obtained from CSIR/ UGC/ ICMR/ DBT or other recognized agencies - after appearing for a written entrance test, will be called for direct interview at ACTREC. But they must apply online and have received external fellowship intimation. In order to receive direct interview dates they should send proof of the award by e-mail ( .

The candidates are short listed for direct interview on the basis of their performance in the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences. The list of candidates short listed is displayed on the ACTREC website and these candidates who are interested in ACTREC’s Ph.D. program must apply online.

 The list of research projects being offered to PhD students at TMC will be displayed on the ACTREC website. Candidates are encouraged to interact with and seek information from the Principal Investigators whose names and e-mail IDs will be given against their respective projects.

How to apply

Candidates can apply online through institute website and then submit the duly filled and signed application form along with all the enclosures mentioned in the application form and a Demand Draft (DD) for Rs.500/- drawn in favor of TMC-ACTREC payable in Navi Mumbai (No fees for female candidates and SC/ ST or physically handicapped candidates, provided proof is attached) .Candidates should write their name and application number behind the demand draft. The candidate should sent  the hard copy of the application form along all the enclosures to the Senior Administrative Officer, Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, Tata Memorial Centre, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai 410210. 

Useful Contact

Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC)
Kharghar, Navi Mumbai-410210
& Tata Memorial Hospital (TMH),
Parel, Mumbai-400012
Tel: 044-22358384
E-mail: Contact Now

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