In order to create a pool of well-trained manpower in the field of virology, internship / project dissertation facility / hands on training in viral diagnosis and various other molecular biology aspects of Virology are envisaged at the Institute under the mentoring of the scientists. The students undergoing PG/graduate courses in subject areas of Life Sciences can undertake these projects as part of their curriculum in the following departments/laboratories.

  1. Viral Diagnostics
  2. Viral Vaccines
  3. Antiviral Drug Research
  4. Virus Applications
  5. Basic &General Virology
  6. Virus Epidemiology, Vector Dynamics & Public Health
  7. Synthetic Chemistry Laboratory
  8. Molecular Bio Assay Laboratory

The applicants have to submit a half-page write up about the objectives they want to achieve as part of the internship and also choice of the department/s along with the application. The selection will be based on the choice made, vacancy in the labs and availability of suitable mentor.

The application must be supported by a recommendation letter from the Head of Department/Principal of the Institution where the student is undergoing the UG/PG course endorsing that the candidate/institution will not use any of the data generated during the training period to make independent publications or IPR generation; and that the candidate will obey the rules and regulations of the institute.

The duration and applicable fees for the internship programme are as follows:

One month ₹ 10,030/-
Two months ₹ 20,060/-
Three months ₹ 30,090/-
Four months ₹ 40,120
Five/Six months ₹ 50,150

The selected students will be intimated through e-mail along with the details for submission of the fees.