National Training Program

National Training Program 2022-2023 

Applications are invited for training in biological electron microscopy to be conducted during 2022-2023 in Sophisticated Analytical Instrumentation Facility-New Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.


1.    The XXXVIII National Training Program for Scientific Investigators (November 21-December 2, 2022)


The training course offers comprehensive laboratory training on specimen preparation, ultramicrotomy, imaging and analysis techniques (e.g., Energy Dispersive X-Ray microanalysis of metals) related to scanning, transmission, cryo-transmission, and Immuno-electron microscopy. The course offers a unique curriculum of classroom lectures by experienced scientists, and hands- on laboratory practical with an opportunity to discuss daily topics/problems with instructors in a relaxed atmosphere.  

Eligibility: Ph.D./MD or M.Sc. Degree in Life Sciences with 2-3 years of research experience after joining a PhD program. The applicant should state clearly the nature of the research project in which he/she is involved (in 200 words) and why training is necessary for pursuing further research. This statement must be attested by the PhD supervisor / PI/ Head of the Department.


2.  Summer Training program in electron microscopy (May 15-June 14, 2023)

This 4-week course is specially designed to train the participants to be well-versed in specimen preparation, ultramicrotomy, operation, maintenance of TEM and SEM, and digital imaging.

Eligibility:  Laboratory and Technical staff, graduate and post graduate students, and scientists working in Govt. recognized Institutions/National laboratories/ EM laboratories.


Fees for Training Programs

Rs. 7500 for scientific investigators training program

Rs. 7500 for summer training program


Note: The course fee does not include lodging. The selected candidates are advised to arrange for lodging well ahead of the training.


How to apply:

Interested candidates may apply using the following link:


The following details and documents are required to complete the form:

1. Name

2. Date of Birth

3. Postal address (University/Institute)

4. E-mail ID & mobile phone no.

5. Sex

6. whether belonging to SC/ST/OBC/EWS

7. Educational qualifications indicating Institute/University name, year of passing and marks obtained

8. Present affiliation with University/Institute name

9. Whether in permanent/temporary job

10. A recent passport size photograph (must for all)

11. CV (pdf file)

12. Letter of recommendation from the present employer (pdf file)

13. A 200-word write-up of your present research work and reason for joining the course (pdf file)


A physical form of application including all the above-mentioned details and documents will also be accepted.


Address for physical form:


The Officer-In-Charge, SAIF-New Delhi   

Electron Microscope Facility, Department of Anatomy

Convergence Building (-1 Floor)

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-110029


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