National entrance exam for research in Biology; last date to apply, November 7

Representational image | Shutterstock images

Online applications for the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS) conducted by Bengaluru based National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) could be submitted on the website until November 7. The NCBS is part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) that comes under the Central Department of Atomic Energy. The two hour long exam has been scheduled at 2.30 pm on December 12 (Sunday). There are many exam centres around the country including at Kochi, Kozhikode, Mangaluru, Coimbatore, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi.

The admission to some of the best institutes that offer research programs in biology and interdisciplinary life sciences would be held through this entrance exam. The exam fee of Rs 1200 should be paid online. Meanwhile, it is Rs 600 for women candidates. Visit the website – for more details. Ph – 08023666021.

The candidates can seek admission to the PhD programs in all the institutes in the list except the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics. Applications are opened for the integrated MSc – PhD courses in TIFR centres, IISER centres, Bose Institute and National Institute of Biomedical Genomics and also for the MSc courses in the National Brain Research Centre, MSc by research at the Mumbai Department of Biological Sciences and MSc Wild Life at National Centre for Biological Sciences.

»Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai
»Ashoka University, Haryana
» Bose Institute, Kolkata
» Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad
» Centre for DNA Finger Printing and Diagnostics, Hyderabad
» Centre for Human Genetics, Bengaluru
» IISER – Thiruvananthapuram, Kolkata, Pune, Thirupathy, Berhampur
» Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai
» Institute of Stem cell Science and Regenerative Medicine, Bengaluru
» Manipal School of Life Sciences
» National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, Haryana
» National Centre for Cell Sciences, Pune
» National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani, West Bengal
» National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi
» National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar
» Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata
»Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
» Department of Biological Sciences, TIFR, Mumbai
» National Centre for Biological Sciences, TIFR, Bengaluru
» Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences, TIFR, Hyderabad

Other Subjects
Besides Biology, TIFR offers graduate school admission to courses in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Systems and Sciences and Science Education. Visit the website for details. 

The comments posted here/below/in the given space are not on behalf of Onmanorama. The person posting the comment will be in sole ownership of its responsibility. According to the central government's IT rules, obscene or offensive statement made against a person, religion, community or nation is a punishable offense, and legal action would be taken against people who indulge in such activities.