GUIDELINES FOR SHORT-TERM
TRAINING FOR THE STUDENTS
ICMR Virus Unit, Kolkata conducts research on viral diseases of
diverse etiologies like Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Dengue,
Japanese Encephalitis, Chikungunya, Herpes sirnplex, CMV,
opportunistic infections of HIV. Aims of this Institute are to
conduct research on these diseases in both basic and applied
aspects. As part of the mission for developing human resources,
ICMR Virus Unit, Kolkata also conducts short-term training for
students in the field of Bio-medical research to promote
interest and aptitude for research. The main objective of this
programme is to provide an opportunity to students to
familiarize themselves with research methodologies and
techniques by being associated for a short duration on ongoing
research programme or by undertaking independent projects.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE, SELECTION AND TUITION FEE
All applications for student training should be submitted
through the Principal/ Head of the Institute.
The selection of the candidate for studentship will be done
after screening the bio-data. The decision of the authority in
this regard will be final. Requests for reconsideration will not
be entertained. Placement will be done on the availability of
the respective scientists. Selected candidates will have to pay
a sum of Rs 2000/- (Rupees two thousands only) per month as
tuition fee for the training. The fee is waived for the
Universities in West Bengal. Individual colleges will not be
exempted from the tution fees.
On completing the training one copy of detailed report on the
work done by the student, duly signed by the respective
supervisor/ scientist should be submitted to In-charge of the
training. Students will be awarded a certificate on successful
completion of the project work. Application deadline: April
30 each year.
Students who are undergoing courses i.e B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc. in
different discipline of Life Sciences or MBBS.
Two to six months
The candidates will have to make their own arrangements for
accommodation during the training period.
ICMR Virus Unit, Kolkata
GB 4, 1st Floor
ID & BG Hospital Campus
57, Dr. S.C. Banerjee Road