Application fee for various categories of candidates applying for Ph.D. and M.Sc. (Neuroscience) programmes and how to pay it.

Category Fee for Online applicants Fee for Offline applicants
General ₹ 500 + GST ₹ 600 + GST
SC/ST/PH/Female ₹ 250 + GST ₹ 300 + GST

Payment Procedure

For those applying online:

The online applicants should submit the application fee through 'SB Collect' of State Bank of India, the weblink for which will be available in the last step of the online application process.

For those applying offline (by post / courier):

The application fee should be submitted by a Demand Draft drawn in favour of Director, National Brain Research Centre payable at Gurgaon or Manesar.

Please write your name and programme applied for on the back of the Demand Draft. Also mention your Reference Code / Registration No. / Roll No. for the qualifying JGEEBILS / JEST / GATE / UGC-NET JRF (CSIR / UGC / DBT / ICMR) examination.

GATE and JRF candidates should also mention the year of the examination on the back of the demand draft.

Send the completed application along with the demand draft to the Registrar, National Brain Research Centre, Manesar-122052 Dist. Gurgaon (Haryana).


  • Irrespective of the channel route of the application or the number of channel routes, the applicant has to pay the fee only once.