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National Centre for Biological Sciences, NCBS, Bangalore

National Centre for Biological Sciences, NCBS, Bangalore
Post Box 6501, G.K.V.K. Campus, Hebbal
Bangalore, Karnataka
Phone-No: 91 80 23666001 02 23666018 19
Fax: 91 80 23636662
Email: info@ncbs.res.inWebsite:

About Us:

In developing the National Centre for Biological Sciences we were guided by Abraham Flexner when he proposed the creation of the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton. Flexner pithily expressed his views that the Institute "... should be small, its staff and students or scholars should be few, the administration should be inconspicuous, inexpensive and subordinate; the members of the teaching staff while freed from the waste of time involved in administrative work, should freely participate in decisions involving the quality and direction of its activities; the living conditions should represent a marked improvement over contemporary academic conditions... its subjects should be fundamental in character, and it should develop gradually...". The founder of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research , Homi Bhabha, looked upon the Institute not merely as a place for doing good physics but as an instrument for growing science and scientific culture in India. TIFR’s research activities in physics, mathematics, biology and other areas are well known.

Course Name:

·         PhD (NCBS, DBS, TIFR-H)

·         Integrated PhD (NCBS, DBS, TIFR-H)

·         M.Sc. by Research (DBS)

·         M.Sc in Wildlife Biology and Conservation (NCBS)


For Ph.D.: Masters in Basic Science (M.Sc. Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of Biology) or any professional Master's Degree (M.Pharma./M.Tech.), or a > 4 year degree program (e.g. MBBS, BDS).

For I-Ph.D./M.Sc.: Bachelors in any Basic Science (Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of Biology) OR any 4-year degree program that awards a "Bachelor's degree" including B.Tech., B.E., B.V.Sc., B.Pharma. (4 year course).

M.Sc. Wildlife Biology & Conservation:

Eligibility for Indian nationals-applicants with a bachelor's degree in any discipline (including those in the final year of graduation) with a minimum of 50% marks in the core subjects are eligible to apply.

Eligibility for central, south and southeast asian nationals-applicants with an undergraduate/bachelor's degree or an equivalent degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent gpa in the core subjects are eligible to apply.

Test Date and Venues: The Online test will be held on Sunday, December 8th, 2019 in the following cities: Agartala, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhillai, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guwahati, Haldwani, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kolkata, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Varanasi, Visakhapatnam.

How to Apply:

Application for JGEEBILS: Submit online Applications at

Application Fee:

·         Male Applicants: Rs 900/-

·         Female Applicants: Rs 300/-  

Payment can be made online by Netbanking/Credit/Debit cards/UPI etc. as per modes available for the payment gateway. Hall tickets will be available for download only after successful payment.

Fee waivers: a waiver of application fee on grounds of financial distress may be requested by a letter from the principal or the 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 to "The Asstt. Registrar (academic), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai 400005". Alternately, The recommendation letter can be scanned and uploaded profile. these requests would be considered depending on availability of seats and cannot be guaranteed.

Application Procedure

Students can apply online.  Please follow appropriate link on this website for filling up the application form.  Read the instructions carefully before you start filling up the online application form. DO NOT MAKE MULTIPLE REGISTRATIONS FOR THE SAME SUBJECT.

Students may take the online test in multiple subjects provided the timings do not clash. Please submit separate application for each subject.

Application Fee can be paid only through online mode.

Closing Date:

Date and Time of JGEEILS: 8th December, 2019 (Sunday), 2:30p.m. To 4:30p.m

Last date for receiving applications for Hall Tickets: 20th November, 2019


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