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NBRC Ph.D & M.Sc. (Neuroscience) Admission 2018 : National Brain Research Centre

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NBRC Ph.D & M.Sc Admission

NBRC invites applications for the Ph.D. and M.Sc. (Neuroscience) programmes for the year 2018

Related : Mizoram University Ph.D Admission 2018 :

NBRC conducts advanced research in diverse areas of the interdisciplinary field of neuroscience. Visit our faculty research pages on the NBRC website to get a flavour of the ongoing work. If you are enthusiastic about a career in brain research, consider joining our Ph.D. or M.Sc. (Neuroscience) programme.

Ph.D. :
Neuroscience is interdisciplinary in nature. So students from diverse academic backgrounds can excel in neuroscience research. Our current pool of Ph.D. students have diverse background such as Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Engineering and Medical Science.

You will undergo one year of teaching programme, learning basics about the brain – from molecular to computational neuroscience and everything in-between. You will also get an opportunity to rotate in various labs to get a closer look at the research work, and zero-in on what excites you the most.

All the admitted candidates receive Junior Research Fellowship of ? 25,000 per month + HRA (in lieu of hostel accommodation) for the first two years. After two years, you will be eligible for Senior Research Fellowship of ? 28,000 per month + HRA (in lieu of hostel accommodation).

If you fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria , you can appear for one of the many different examinations to qualify for the Ph.D. admission interview. Click here to find out if you fulfil minimum eligibility criteria for admission to our Ph.D. programme. Click here to learn about the entrance examinations.

M.Sc. (Neuroscience) :
This is a two-year programme. One year of taught course work programme is followed by a full time research project during the second year in one of the NBRC labs. You might be eligible to switch to Integrated M.Sc.-Ph.D. programme of NBRC. Click here for more information.

All the students are provided a fellowship of ? 12,000 per month + HRA (in lieu of hostel accommodation).

If you fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria for admission to our M.Sc. programme, you need to appear for Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences 2017 (JGEEBILS 2017). Selected candidates will be called for interview..

How to Apply for Admission in NBRC

The Candidates can apply for admission to Ph.D or M.Sc. (Neuroscience) programmes at National Brain Research Centre (NBRC) either Online or Offline.

Last Date of application from all channels, both Online and Offline, to reach NBRC is 31st March, 2018.

For Applying Online

For Online application form click the ‘Apply Online Tab’ and select the channel.

Online applicants should pay the application fee through ‘SB-Collect’. Click the pdf icon to know how to make payment through SB Collect.

By Post / Courier (Offline)

NBRC prefers online applications. However, if you do not have reliable access to internet or for any other reason wish to send an application by post / courier, NBRC will accept your application.

You must obtain application form from NBRC by sending a self addressed A-4 size envelope to the Registrar, National Brain Research Centre, Manesar-122051 Dist. Gurgaon (Haryana) with a cover note mentioning the following:
1. The programme to which you wish to apply.
2. The channel JGEEBILS/JEST/GATE/JRF (CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR)/UGC-NET LS through which you wish to apply if you are applying for Ph.D. programme

The last date for receipt of requests for the offline application form from NBRC is 1st March 2018.

Offline applicants can submit the application fee by a Demand Draft drawn in favour of Director, National brain Research Centre payable at Gurgaon or Manesar. Send the Demand Draft and complete application form to the Registrar, National Brain Research Centre, Manesar-122051 Dist. Gurgaon (Haryana).

Please write your name and course applied for on the back of Demand Draft. JGEEBILS/JEST candidates should write their Reference Code/ Registration No. also on the back of Demand Draft. GATE/JRF/UGC-NET LS candidates should write their GATE Roll Number/Fellowship Roll Number, the year of examination and its validity period on the back of the Demand Draft.

Important Dates

NBRC Application (Online) opened on : 1st week of November 2017.
Last date of receipt of application (Online / Offline) at NBRC: 31st March 2018 (Deadline has been extended for JGEEBILS applicants)
Last date of receipt of requests for hard copy of application form : 1st March 2018
Interview for both the Ph.D. and M.Sc.(Neuroscience) programme will be held in May / June 2018

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  1. I want to know, whether a nursing background students can apply for M.Sc Neuroscience?

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