Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer Junior Research Fellowship for Ph.D. Life Sciences 2020 or ACTREC JRF 2020 is the entrance examination for admission to Ph.D. (Life Sciences). ACTREC JRF 2020 is conducted by Tata Memorial Centre.
ACTREC JRF for the year 2020 has been announced by Tata Memorial Centre and will be held on 29/12/2019. The application forms will be available from 16/10/2019 till 28/11/2019. The exam is in online mode. Admit card will be available from 19/12/2019. The result date will be announced later.
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 55% aggregate marks. Those awaiting results may also apply. As per HBNI guidelines, candidates with < 55% aggregate marks cannot be considered for an interview or admitted to the program. Candidates who have done post-graduation course of only 1 year duration are not eligible.
|29/12/2019||Guwahati, Delhi, Bengaluru, Indore, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Varanasi, Kolkata|
|Events||Start Date||Last Date|
|Application Form||16/10/2019||28/11/2019 12:00 am|
|Admit Card Release Date||19/12/2019||-|
|ACTREC JRF 2020 Exam Date||
Online Dates |
Stipend: Rs. 31000 + 24% HRA (if hostel facility is not allotted) per month as applicable. Limited hostel facility is available on the ACTREC campus on first come, first-served basis.
Online Examination: A list of candidates found eligible for the Online Exam (Objective type) will be displayed on 10th December 2019 on the ACTREC website. The Online Exam will be conducted on 29th December 2019 at 9.00 a.m. at ten Exam Centres located in Mumbai, Pune, Kolkata, Delhi NCR, Indore, Guwahati, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Varanasi and Chennai (details will be uploaded on the ACTREC website in December 2019). In case the number of students opting for a centre is below 75, the students opting for that centre will be accommodated at either their second or third choice of centre. The list of candidates qualifying for interview based on the online exam results will be displayed on the ACTREC website in January 2020.
Eligibility for Direct Interview (Online application for ACTREC JRF 2020 is mandatory)
The list of candidates found eligible for direct interview will be displayed on the ACTREC website in March 2020.
Interview Dates: Candidates who clear the ACTREC online entrance test and those eligible for Direct Interviews will be conducted at ACTREC in June 2020. The Interview dates will be displayed on the ACTREC website in May 2020.
Research Projects: The list of JRF projects being offered to Ph.D. students at TMC will be displayed on the ACTREC website in May 2020. Candidates are encouraged to interact with and seek information from the Principal Investigators whose names and e-mail IDs will be mentioned against their respective projects.
Application fees of Rs. 500/- must be paid by online transfer
Application Procedure: Candidates are advised to carefully read the instructions before filling the online application [www.actrec.gov.in]. Incomplete forms and those without fees and requisite attachments will be rejected. Application fees of Rs. 500/- must be paid by online transfer. In case of difficulty, fees may be paid by demand draft (DD) drawn in favor of TMC-ACTREC payable in Navi Mumbai (candidate’s name and application number must be written behind the DD) and sent to ACTREC-TMC by courier or speed post at the address provided. Female candidates and SC / ST / physically handicapped candidates with minimum 40% disability (disability proof must be attached) are exempted from paying fees. Students have to give three choices of Exam Centre in their application. Final admission into the Ph.D. program is subject to the candidate satisfying HBNI eligibility criteria as mentioned above. TMC reserves the right to increase the minimum eligibility criteria in case of receipt of large number of applications. The deadline for online application is 28th November 2019.
|Admit Card Download Start Date||19/12/2019|
Interview Dates: Interviews of candidates who have cleared the ACTREC entrance test as well as Direct Interviews will be conducted at ACTREC in June 2020 – the dates will be displayed on the ACTREC website in May 2020.
Declaration of the Results: The list of successful candidates will be displayed on the ACTREC website.