National Institute of Plant Genome Research
 
The Ph. D. Programme of the Institute is launched in every year. This is a long term training programme of the Institute leading to Ph.D. degree of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, in addition of short term training programmes that the Institute organizes periodically for which the scientists of the other institutes are eligible. The scholars (who have JRF of CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR exam) are admitted to this programme on the basis of a national level competitive examination and interviews from amongst a large number of applicants all over the country. The selected scholars are required to do first course work for a period of six months, which is followed by research work on different areas of Plant Biology in various laboratories.