Ph.D/M.Sc. admissions,2016 - National Brain Reasearch Centre

National Brain Reasearch Centre, admissions to Ph.D. and M.Sc. (Neuroscience) 2016

Admissions to Ph.D. and M.Sc. (Neuroscience) programmes for the year 2016

Applications are invited for admissions to Ph.D. and M.Sc. (Neuroscience) programmes at National Brain Research Centre (NBRC). Candidates for the Ph.D. Programme may take one of the following screening examinations

1. Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Science (JGEEBILS) conducted by NCBS/TIFR. For JGEEBILS advertisement, please check the website: JGEEBILS

2. Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE-2015/GATE-2016) for selected subjects only (please see the website For GATE information, see

3. Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST-2016). For details of JEST-2016. please visit

4. CSIR / UGC / DBT / ICMR examination for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in the subjects - Biology / Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics (JRF : 2015-16 batch). For details of CSIR, please visit and also for other fellowships, respective websites (Herein afterwards the channel will be referred to as "External Fellowship Channel")

For M.Sc. (Neuroscience) programme, candidates will be screened through JGEEBILS only. Candidates selected for M.Sc. (Neuroscience) programme will be eligible to switch to M.Sc.-Ph.D. Integrated programme of NBRC if they fulfill the required criteria.

Candidates for M.Sc. and Ph.D. will be short-listed for a two-tier interview based on their performance in the JGEEBILS (Test date : 13th December, 2015)/GATE-2015 &GATE-2016 examinations/JEST-2016*/CSIR/UGC / DBT / ICMR examination for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) in the I subjects mentioned herein (Biology, Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics) and also fulfilling the eligibility criteria of NBRC for Ph.D. programme. Also their I fellowship should be valid to be activated upto 31st August, 2016 or later.

* GATE/JEST/External Fellowship Channels are valid for Ph.D. programme only. Admission to M.Sc. (Neuroscience) is restricted to JGEEBILS candidates.

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1 NBRC Application (online)opens at September, 2015

2. Last date of receipt of application (online / offline) at NBRC :31st March, 2016

Note: Candidates short-listed for interview via all the channels will be informed by May 2016. The interviews are likely to be held in the month of May/June 2016. The interview dates will also be published on NBRC website.


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National Brain Reasearch Centre, admissions to Ph.D. and M.Sc. (Neuroscience) 2016