National Brain Research Centre Admission to Ph.D and Integrated Ph.D programmes in Neuroscience

Name of Institute / University

National Brain Research Centre

Courses Offered

Applications are invited Ph.D. and Integrated Ph.D. programmes in each of the following broad research areas:

1) Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
2) Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience
3) Computational Neuroscience and Neuro Imaging



1. Masters degree or equivalent in any branch of Science such as Life Science / Physics/ Chemistry / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer application / Pharmacy / Veterinary Science/ Psychology. OR

2. A minimum of four-year bachelors degree or equivalent in
Engineering / Technology / Medicine.


Bachelors degree or equivalent in any branch of Science such as Life Science / Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer applications / Pharmacy / Veterinary Science / Psychology / Engineering / Technology/ Medicine.

*Candidates appearing for final year of the qualifying examination are also eligible to apply.

# On successful completion of the Integrated Ph.D. programme the students will be awarded both an M.Sc. and a Ph.D. Degree.

Candidates appearing for final year of the qualifying examination will be required to submit the proof of having qualified in the examination latest by 31st July, 2010. If selected, their selection will be provisional and subject to production of proof of qualifying in the respective examination with the required cut-off percentage.

How To Apply

A. The application form is available free of cost at the link

The same can also be obtained from the Academics Section, NBRC, in person or through post/courier by sending a demand draft for Rs. 50/- (non refundable) drawn in favour of The Director, NBRC payable at Manesar or Gurgaon.

B. Completed application can be submitted offline (by regular post) or online through the following link

The application fee is Rs. 750/- for offline, Rs. 600/- for online and Rs. 300/- for SC/ST/PH applicants (both offline or online). The application fee should be paid by demand draft drawn in favour of The Director, NBRC payable at Manesar or Gurgaon, and is non-refundable

C. The candidates submitting their application offline should send - 1) completed application form, 2) copy of all certificates/ degrees from secondary (10th) onwards, 3) a passport-size photograph, and 4) a demand draft drawn in favour of The Director, NBRC towards the application fee, to reach The Advertiser (NBRC), Post Box No. 9248, Krishna Nagar Head Post Office, Delhi - 110 051 latest by 6th April, 2010.

D. The candidates submitting their application online should also send by regular post a copy of the Registration Slip duly printed for having submitted online application, as well as the items 2), 3) and 4) as mentioned above in C latest by 12th April, 2010.

Contact Details

Address: Manesar-122 050, Gurgaon, Haryana.
Phone: (0124) 2338922-26 Extn - 339, 344
Fax: (0124) 2338910

Entrance Date


Test Centers

Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Pune


Note 1 : Only the candidates with a track record of at least 55% marks from secondary examination onwards will be considered. However, mere fulfillment of minimum requirement will not entitle a candidate to be called for the interview. Only the candidates called for the interview will be paid ordinary sleeper class train fare from the nearest railway station, on production of tickets.

Note 2 : The entrance test may consist of questions (with multiple choice answers), on the subjects - Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology (candidates are required to attempt questions on any 3 subjects) and on General Knowledge or General awareness related to Science.

Note 3 : The candidates who have qualified for JRF in CSIR/ UGC/ ICMR/ ICCSR/ DBT or any other equivalent national examination will be called for the interview directly. They need not appear for the entrance test. However they are required to apply against this advertisement and should have the validity to activate the fellowship at least up to 6th August, 2010.

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