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Joint Graduate Entrance Examination Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences [JGEEBILS] 2015

National Centre for Biological Sciences
GKVK, Bellary Road, Bangalore 560 065
Tel: (080) 23666021, Fax: (080) 23636662

The JGEEBILS is a shared entrance test for several institutions doing research in Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences. The test is coordinated by TIFR. All institutions have different application processes and the entrance test is only one aspect of this. All participating institutions use the score from this examination, but each institution has its own admission procedure. Please refer to the individual websites of participating institutions for details of their admissions process and degree requirements. Students need to apply separately to each institution that uses the JGEEBILS score.

Participating Institutions:

·         Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer (ACTREC), Mumbai

·         Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad

·         Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad

·         Department of Biological Sciences, TIFR, Mumbai

·         Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (USER): Bhopal Kolkata Mohali Pune and Thiruvananthapuram

·         Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine flnStem), Bengaluru

·         National Brain Research Centre, Manesar,

·         National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru

·         National Centre for Cell Science, Pune

·         National Institute of Immunology (Nil), New Delhi

·         National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar

·         Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad

Programmes offered at each institution: Ph.D.: at all the listed institutions; Integrated MSc-Ph.D.: at DBS) NCBS and USER, Pune; M.Sc. by Research at DBS; M.Sc. (Neuroscience) at NBRC.

Test Venue: The written test will be held on Sunday, December 13, 2015 in the following cities: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guwahati, Haldwani, Hyderabad.lndore, Jammu, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Srinagar, Varanasi and Visakhapatnam.

Eligibility:

Biology

PhD Programme: Masters in Basic Science or Bachelors in Applied Science. These include M.Sc. (Ag), B.Tech, B.E., B.V.Sc. B.Pharma (4 yrs course), MBBS., BDS. M. Pharma.
Students with training in Physics or Chemistry are encouraged to apply to the programmes.

Integrated Ph.D/M.Sc. by Research Programme: Bachelors in any Basic Science.

Students who expect to complete their degrees by July 2015 are eligible to apply.

How to Apply:

APPLICATION for JGEEBILS: Applications must be submitted online to: admissions please select the option "Applying for Biology". Only students from remote areas who have no access to internet may request an application form along with a self-addressed stamped (Rs. 20/-) envelope (size 25cm x 17cm) superscribed GS-2016 (JGEEBILS).

APPLICATION FEE (Non-Refundable): Male applicants - Rs. 500/- for applications submitted online and Rs. 550/- for applications sent manually by post. Female applicants - Rs. 100/- for applications submitted online as well as for applications sent manually by post. Payment can be made online by Credit/Debit cards OR by Demand Draft drawn on State Bank of India. DD to be drawn in favour of "National Centre for Biological Sciences" payable at Bengaluru. Hall Tickets will be issued only after receipt of application fee. Online applicants sending DD by post should write their reference code, name and telephone number behind the DD and send it to the address as given below. Students applying manually should send the DD along with the filled-in application form.

Address for mailing application/DD: Admission Section, National Centre for Biological Sciences, TIFR, GKVK, Bellary Road, Bengaluru 560065. Enquiries: Email; Tel, 080-23666021. A waiver of application fee on grounds of financial distress may be requested by a letter from the Principal or Head of the Department justifying the request. Students may apply online and send the waiver letter/request from the Principal/HOD (on their letter head duly signed and stamped) by post with a covering letter mentioning the reference code. If submitting the application manually, the waiver letter should accompany the filled-in application form. Requests for waivers are considered depending on availability of seats and are not guaranteed.

Last date for receiving applications for Hall Tickets: October 07, 2015

WALK-IN CANDIDATES: Some candidates without hall tickets may be admitted if seats are available. In this case the application fee is Rs. 800/- for male candidates and Rs. 200/- for female candidates (no waivers). Please be present at the Centre 2 hours early and bring Demand Draft for the required amount, 2 passport size photos and any photo identity card. The Walk-in facility is not available at Delhi.

Important Dates:

The written test will be held on:Sunday, December 13, 2015
Last date for receiving applications for Hall Tickets: October 07, 2015
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