JGEEBILS (Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences) examination is one of the ways to qualify for admission to the Ph.D. programme. For other channels, please visit the admissions page (Click here)

JGEEBILS is the only qualifying examination for admission to the M.Sc. (Neuroscience) programme.


Step 1:   Check if you fulfil minimum criteria for admission to the NBRC Ph.D. or M.Sc. (Neuroscience) programme here
Step 2:   Apply for JGEEBILS (to be held in March 2021).
Step 3:   Apply to NBRC Ph.D. or M.Sc. programme here before 30th April 2021 /31st May 2021. You must apply to NBRC using this link. Merely applying for JGEEBILS does not automatically send your application to NBRC.
Step 4:   Pay the required amount of fee as described here

If you are eligible for both M.Sc. (Neuroscience) and Ph.D. programmes, you can choose to apply for both the programmes by filling in separate online application forms (by using different email-ids) or sending application by post / courier. You will have to pay the fee separately for each programme

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 2021.

Last date of receipt of application (Online / Offline) for Ph.D. program at NBRC: 31st May 2021

Last date of receipt of application (Online / Offline) for M.Sc. program at NBRC: 30th April 2021