For the Ph.D. programme, NBRC accepts applications from GATE qualified candidates (with 85 percentile or more in GATE 2023/2024) in Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Life Sciences / Electrical Engineering / Electronics and Communication Engineering / Computer Science and Information Technology / Instrumentation Engineering / Life Sciences (with 90 percentile or more)


Step 1:   Check if you fulfil minimum criteria for admission to the NBRC Ph.D. programme here
Step 2:   Qualify the GATE examination in one of the subjects mentioned above.
Step 3:   Apply to NBRC Ph.D. programme here before 16th May 2024
You will require your Roll No. for the GATE examination, which you received on applying for the GATE examination. You will also require your GATE score to apply.
Step 4:   Pay the required amount of fee as described here

Apply Offline (by post/courier)

NBRC prefers online applications. If you are unable or unwilling to apply online, you can apply offline.

Candidates who wish to apply by offline mode need to obtain application form from NBRC. In order to obtain the application form, please send a self-addressed A-4 size envelope to Registrar, National Brain Research Centre, Manesar-122052 Dist. Gurgaon (Haryana) indicating -

  • The programme to which they wish to apply.

  • The channel through which they wish to apply if applying for Ph.D. programme.

The last date of receipt of requests for hard copy of the application form at NBRC is 1st March 2024.

Last date for receipt of (Online/Offline) application form at NBRC is: 16th May 2024