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Translational Health Science and Technology Institute [THSTI] Haryana Admission: Dates, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Application Process

Last updated on September 8th, 2021 by Arunima Sethi

THSTI or The Translational Health Science and Technology Institute Faridabad, Haryana like every year is all set to invite applications for admissions to its Ph.D program. The institute announces admissions for Ph.D in June every year. The program is offered in two courses namely- Biomedical Research and Clinical Research.

Established in 2009, Transitional Health Science and Technology Institute or thsti is affiliated to JawaharLal Nehru University- Ranked as 6th by MHRD in University rankings and is recognized as an autonomous institute of Dept. of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology Government of India.

Apart from its profound Ph.D. program the institute also offers short- term training programme, in UG and PG courses. Application for admission is invited online which are either Merit or Entrance based.

Admission for 2021 session to Ph.D. program was conducted in January this year. Applications for which was invited in the first week of January and the academic program for the same began from February 2021.

THSTI Haryana Important Events

Events Dates
Release of Online applications (winter session) June
Last date of form filing To be notified
Entrance exam date To be notified
Commencement of Academic Year To be notified

THSTI Haryana Course Details

Transitional Health Science and Technology Institute Ph.D. Admissions:

  • THSTI offers 3 year full time on campus Doctoral/ M.Phil. Ph.D. degree in fields of –
    • Infection& Immunology
    • Maternal and Child Health
    • Non- Communicable Diseases
    • Multidisciplinary Clinical& Transitional Research
  • Admissions to Ph.D programme is governed by Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • Students selected for the program are required to undergo PhD Coursework followed by completion of research ending with submission of a thesis dissertation.

Eligibility Criterion

Group A-

  • A candidate should be Indian Citizen with age 28 or above.
  • Master’s Degree in relevant field of study – Biomedical/Life Sciences (Veterinary science, Pharmaceutical Science, Public health), Bioinformatics, B.Tech- Biotechnology with a minimum of 55% marks from a recognized institute.
  • Qualification in JRF exam of CSIR, UGC, ICMR, DBT or NBHM.
  • MBBS/MD/MDS/MPH or B.E./BTech or B. Pharma from a recognized university with 55% marks or equivalent.
  • ICMR, CSIR – SRF fellowship.
  • Candidate having AYUSH- NET fellowships also eligible to apply, such candidate conduct research in field related to AYUSH only.

Group B-

  • MBBS, MDS, MPH with a minimum of 55% marks from a recognized institute.
  • A candidate should have BE/ B.Tech degree in- Computer science/ Biotechnology, Biomedical engineering/ Mechanical/ Electronics/ Electrical Engineering.
  • B.Pharma or PG in Life Sciences
  • Pharmacy, Medicinal chemistry, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics or Bioinformatics with minimum 55% marks from a recognized institute.

Selection Criterion

  • A candidate must have qualified the JRF examination of CSIR, UGC, ICMR, DBT or NBHM.
  • A candidates selected in group A category is directly called for the Personal Interview conducted by the institute.
  • The candidate selected for the group B category will have to appear in a written test conducted by THSTI, the qualifying candidate in the written round are shortlisted for the Personal Interview.
  • Selection procedure is based on the qualifying examination.

Cut- Off

Category Closing Rank
General 70%
SC/ST 55.22%
OBC 67.32%
PWD/ other reserved category

How to apply for THSTI Ph.D programme?

  • Candidates wiling to apply for admissions to Ph.D. programme can fill the form online at the official website of the institute.
  • A candidate must first register with the institute and precisely fill up the application form in desired thematic area.
  • Submit the application along with required documentations attached.
  • Lastly, pay the aplplication fee i.e. INR 500/- General/OBC, INR 250/- SC/ST/Female/Differently abled candidates.

THSTI Haryana Short Term Training Courses

Category Specializations
Undergraduate
  • Field of study- THSTI Ph.D.
    • Vaccines and Infectious diseases
    • Translational research in maternal and child health
    • Drug discovery and mathematical modelling to understand disease biology
    • Human microbial ecology
    • Diagnostics, devices and Bio-design
  • Duration: 6 Months
Post- Graduate
  • Field of study-
    • Vaccines and Infectious diseases
    • Translational research in maternal and child health
    • Drug discovery and mathematical modelling to understand disease biology
    • Human microbial ecology
    • Diagnostics, devices and Bio-design
  • Duration: 6- 8 Months.

Upon successful completion of the program and upon evaluation by the academic committee, THSTI grans a training completion certificate to the students to fulfill their degree requirements.

Eligibility

  • A student must have Bachelor’s degree (engineering, medical, pharmacy, veterinary, agriculture and life sciences) are eligible if they have similar degree requirements and if there are supervisors willing to host them at the Institute.
  • The student should have a valid degree from UGC-recognized publicly-funded university/college or from an UGC-recognized private University/College/Institute.
  • The program will accept qualified Master’s (/life sciences, biotechnology, veterinary, pharmacy and engineering) level students seeking to fulfill their degree requirement of completing their final year research project, thesis or dissertation.

Selection Criterion

  • Students are selected on the basis of their past qualifying examination merit scores.

How to apply for Short Term Training Course?

  • Applications for admission to STT courses are accepted throughout the year.
  • Students are required to apply directly (via email) to a supervisor of their interest at THSTI with an updated resume.
  • Students shall submit a recommendation letter from Head of the Department/Head of the Institute from their college/university/institute indicating the requirement of training as necessary for completion of degree.
  • This application further has to be transferred to the Director/ Supervisor/ office at THSTI.

THSTI Haryana FAQs

Ques. What is the fee structure for STT course at Transitional Health Science and Technology Institute?

Last updated on September 8th, 2021

Ans: Fee structure for Short Term Training courses are as follows:

  • Master’s students from UGC recognized publicly- funded institute enrolled in the program is required to pay INR 10,000 for training period, reserved category candidate are provided fee waiver of 40%.
  • Bachelor’s students from UGC recognized publicly- funded institute enrolled in the program is required to pay INR 5000/- for the training period, reserved category candidate are provided fee waiver of 40%.
Ques. What is the research facility at THSTI, Faridabad?

Last updated on September 8th, 2021

Ans: The Transitional Health Science and Technology Institute is providing support services through core facilities like:

  • Bioassay Lab
  • Biorepository
  • Small animal facility
  • Data management Center
Ques. Do Transitional Health Science and Technology Institute provide financial incentives?

Last updated on September 8th, 2021

Ans: Yes, along with many state government and central government scholarships the institute also provide 40% fee waiver to the economically backward class candidates.

Ques. How is placement at THSTI, Faridabad?

Last updated on September 8th, 2021

Ans: The institute has robust placement record, the placement wing at the college conducts placement drives every year, along with campus placement the institute also offers internship platform to the students, several renowned firms and heath related research institute participate in the placement drive.

Ques. Does THSTI Faridabad provide category wise reservations to candidates?

Last updated on September 8th, 2021

Ans: Yes, THSTI Faridabad provides category wise reservations-

  • OBC (non- creamy) – 27% seats
  • SC- 15%
  • ST-7.5%
  • PWD- 40%