National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) Admission 2021: Application form, Cut Off

Bangalore, Karnataka Estd 1992 Private

National Centre for Biological Sciences specializes in the field of Biology. NCBS is part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) and is funded by the Department of Atomic Energy. NCBS offers M.Sc and Ph.D. courses for the postgraduate students in the field of Biology.

Admission to these courses is done on the basis of marks obtained in the National Entrance Examination. For M.Sc. in Wildlife Biology and Conservation, the separate entrance test is conducted consisting of multiple choice questions.

The application process of NCBS generally starts in the month of August, and the list of shortlisted candidates are announced by the end of January. The National Entrance Examination is held in December every year.

Note: Students may appear for the written test in multiple subjects if timings do not clash

NCBS M.Sc., M.Sc-Ph.D. and Ph.D. Admissions 2021

NCBS offers M.Sc. course in Wildlife Biology and Conservation (2 years), and Ph.D. in Biology (5 years max). In addition, the college also offers an Integrated Ph.D. course in Biology which is of a total duration of six years.

For admission in Ph.D and Integrated Ph.D, candidates need to appear in TIFR Nationwide Entrance Examination (GS) for Biology, which is also called the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS).

  • Performance in the written test, combined with the information requested in the additional application material is used to shortlist candidates for interviews
  • Admission process for Ph.D and Integrated Ph.D programmes are common up to the Entrance Test. However, separate interviews are conducted for both the courses.

For admission in M.Sc. Wildlife Biology and Conservation, there is a separate written test which covers topics on general knowledge, analytical and quantitative skills, wildlife biology and an essay on a conservation issue.

List of  M.Sc., M.Sc-Ph.D. and Ph.D. courses offered at NCBS

Course Specialization Eligibility Criteria Duration
M.Sc. Wildlife Biology and Conservation Indian students with a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline (including those in the final year of graduation) with a minimum of 50% marks in the core subjects 2 years
Integrated Ph.D. Biology Bachelor’s degree in any Basic Science course from a recognized institution 6 years
Ph.D. Biology Masters in Basic Science or Bachelors in Applied Science. These include M.Sc. (Ag), B.Tech, B.E., B.V.Sc. B. Pharma (4 yrs course), MBBS., BDS. M. Pharma. Students with training in Physics or Chemistry 5 years (Maximum duration)

Application Process 2021

  • Students can apply online for hall tickets to participate in the tests from the official website
  • Students applying online can make online payment using Debit or Credit card, or send a Demand Draft with their name, reference code and telephone number written on it
  • Students from remote areas who do not have access to the internet may apply manually. They may send a request for an application form (without DD) along with a self-addressed stamped (Rs. 10) envelope (size 25cm x 17 cm) superscribed “GS” to the admission section of NCBS
  • To appear in more than one tests, separate applications are needed. In the case of online applicants, students will have to re-register with a different email id.

NCBS, Bangalore Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
M.Sc2,000 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
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M.Sc, Admission Link

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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I filled in the application form which was available online through the college website. There was an entrance exam conducted by the university for the graduate level, after clearing the exam my name was on the first list and was called to the college campus for the personal interview. I cleared the interview round and got selected for the course.

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The college provided me the best education and practical scope with perfect faculty guidance in such a minimal amount. The college is very safe and secure and has a friendly environment. I had every exposure in the field of biology.

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I applied to the college through their official website where the application form was available, after filling the form there was an entrance examination conducted by the university with the course of bachelors. After clearing the entrance examinations my name was called upon the first list and I was invited to the college for the interview. After clearing the interview round I was in rolled for the Masters in the college.

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The college environment is best for the biological enthusiasts as it provides the best education with the finest faculty at a very low rate. All of the equipment and machines are sponsored by the government which helps the students to get through all the stuff easily.

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The student should have a bachelors degree with at least a minimum of 50% marks in their core subjects this is the eligibility.The students Can apply online from the college website for the admission.

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The basic criteria for the students to be eligible for the course is a minimum of 50 %marks in their undergraduate core subjects. The students can then apply for an admission to the online website of the college.

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I got admission in this college by writing TIFR nationwide entrance exam and personal interview conducted by the Institute. Based on my performance in both entrance exam and in interview, I was shortlisted.

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Admission is on the basis of an entrance test conducted by the university. I filled two separate forms for two different subjects and appeared for two separate entrance tests. Students are called for counseling founded on their test records.

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I got admission directly on the basis of scores obtained in entrance exam for post graduation course. This is a tough exam as I have to prepare very hard for it. O got a good score ans got the admission to the institute.

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I filled my application form online from their website and also attached all my documents there. Entrance was of MCQ pattern where questions were from general knowledge, analytical and quantitative skills,essay on conservation topics etc

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FIRST OF ALL it started with the filling of form As I lived in a rural area internet connectivity was nowhere to found.Lastly I requested the admission section of ncbs for the form. They sent me an application form offline. Few days later I got my admit card with exam date. I sat for the exam and it went pretty well. later I was called for taking admission

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Admission in this college is done on the basis of an entrance examination which is conducted by the.A student has to fill two separate forms for two different subjects and appear for two different entrance tests.After that the student is called for an interview.

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