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Decoding JGEEBILS 2021 – Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences ! Apply Before 31 January

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Mumbai, 22 January 2021:  The Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS) test is a common entrance test for graduate programmes in Biology and interdisciplinary life sciences. JGEEBILS is intended to serve as a common point for students from any science discipline or engineering to start the process to apply for biology graduate programmes around India. The test originated from the TIFR annual entrance test for Biology, which was used by DBS/TIFR as well as NCBS/TIFR.

There are more than 25 are participating institutes. Each participating institution has its own admission process and eligibility criteria. The JGEEBILS test is only one step in this.

Key Dates & How to Apply:  Application portal for JGEEBILS Exam 2021 is open. The closing date for submission of application 31 January 2021.

Date and time of JGEEBILS: Sunday, March 7, 2021, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Applications for JGEEBILS:​ Submit online applications at http://univ.tifr.res.in

Application fee: Male Applicants – Rs 1,200/-; Female Applicants – Rs 600/-. Payment can be made

online by Netbanking/Credit/Debit cards/UPI etc. as per modes available for the payment gateway.

Hall tickets will be available for download only after successful payment.

Participating Institutions of JGEEBILS:


ACTREC: Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, Mumbai (www.actrec.gov.in)

Ashoka University (www.ashoka.edu.in)

Bose Institute: Bose Institute, Kolkata (www.jcbose.ac.in)

CCMB: Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad (www.ccmb.res.in)

CDFD: Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics, Hyderabad (www.cdfd.org.in)

CHG: Centre for Human Genetics, Bangalore (www.chg.res.in)

IISER: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research

       IISER-Bh, Bherampur (www.iiserbpr.ac.in/)

      IISER-K, Kolkata (www.iiserkol.ac.in)

IISER-P, Pune (www.iiserpune.ac.in)

IISER-TVM, Thiruvananthapuram (www.iisertvm.ac.in)

IISER-T, Tirupati (www.iisertirupati.ac.in)

IMSc: Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai (www.imsc.res.in)

InStem: Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine, Bengaluru (www.instem.res.in)

MSLS: Manipal School of Life Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal (https://www.manipal.edu/mu.html)

NBRC: National Brain Research Centre, Manesar (www.nbrc.ac.in)

NCCS: National Centre for Cell Science, Pune (www.nccs.res.in)

NIBMG: National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani (www.nibmg.ac.in)

NII: National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi (www.nii.res.in)

NISER: National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar (www.niser.ac.in)

SINP: Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata (www.saha.ac.in)

THSTI: Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad (www.thsti.res.in/)

TIFR: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

DBS-TIFR: Department of Biological Sciences, Mumbai (www.tifr.res.in/~dbs)

NCBS-TIFR: National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru (www.ncbs.res.in)

TCIS-TIFR: Centre for Interdisciplinary Sciences, Hyderabad (www.tifrh.res.in)

 Programmes offered at each institution: ​ PhD at all the listed institutions, except NIBMG and RCB.

Integrated MSc-PhD at TIFR (all Centres), IISER (all locations), Bose Institute, NIBMG, and RCB.

MSc at NBRC. MSc-by Research at DBS-TIFR.

Test date and venues: The online test will be held on Sunday, March 7th, 2021 in the following cities: Agartala, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhillai, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guwahati, Haldwani, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Kanpur, Kolkata, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Varanasi and Visakhapatnam.

For exact details about eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, the candidates should refer Notification, uploaded on the official website of JGEEBILS 2021.


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