There shall be two categories of Ph.D. candidates for Ph.D. life Sciences programme.
(i) Part-time candidates (Internal) and (ii) Part-time candidates (External)
A candidate in this category includes JRF/SRF/ Fellows working in the externally funded schemes/project operated in the TNJFU can pursue the Ph.D., programme during any time of the year while continuing the duties of his/her service. The Institute does not provide any assistantship / fellowship to such a student.
Persons working in Academic (Colleges) / Research Institutions (Central Institutes) will come under this category (In – Service candidates).