JGEEBILS 2020 Joint Graduate Entrance Exam Notification
JGEEBILS 2020: Joint Graduate Entrance Exam Biology & Interdisciplinary Life Sci. Entrance Exam (JGEEBILS) 2020. JGEEBILS is a well known Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences. It is mainly the national level entrance examination. The examination conducting authority is none other than the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR). Check out complete information about JGEEBILS 2020 like exam date, application form, eligibility, exam centers, selection procedure, etc for Joint Graduate Entrance Exam 2020.
JGEEBILS 2020 Important Dates
- Last Date for Receiving Application: 23rd November 2019
- Hall Ticket Download Start Date 29th November 2019
- JGEEBILS 2020 Exam Date: 08th December 2019 (02.30 pm to 04.30 pm)
- Results of the Nationwide Entrance Examination: By end-January 2020
List of Courses Provided via JGEEBILS 2020 Exam
- Applicants can seek admission in various courses through JGEEBILS examination and some of them are as follows:
- Research (only at DBS)
- Science in Wildlife Biology and Conservation (only at NCBS)
- Ph.D. (NCBS and DBS)
- Integrated Ph.D. (NCBS and DBS)
- ACTREC: Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research & Education in Cancer, Mumbai (www.actrec.gov.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)
- NBRC: National Brain Research Centre, Manesar (www.nbrc.ac.in)
- NCBS: National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru (www.ncbs.res.in)
- NCCS: National Centre for Cell Science, Pune (www.nccs.res.in)
- DBS-TIFR: Dept. of Biological Sci. TIFR, Mumbai (www.tifr.res.in/~dbs)
- IISER: Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Bhopal (www.iiserb.ac.in)
- IISER: Indian Institute of Sci. Education & Research, Kolkata (www.iiserkol.ac.in)
- IISER: Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Mohali (www.iisermohali.ac.in)
- IISER: Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Pune (www.iiserpune.ac.in)
- IISER: Indian Institute of Sci. Edu & Research, Thiruvananthapuram (www.iisertvm.ac.in)
- NII: National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi (www1.nii.res.in)
- INStem: Institute for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Med. Bengaluru (www.instem.res.in)
- NISER: National Institute of Sci. Education & Research, Bhubaneswar (www.niser.ac.in)
- RCB: Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad (www.rcb.res.in)
- SINP: Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata (www.saha.ac.in)
Programs Offered at Each Institution
- Ph.D. at all the listed institutions; Integrated M.Sc.-PhD at BDS, NCBS, TCIS, IISER, Pune, IISER Kolkata, IISER Thiruvananthapuram, and Bose Institute, Kolkata, M.Sc. by Research at DBS; M.Sc. in Neurosciences at NBBC and M.Sc.-PhD Program in Biotechnology at RCB
JGEEBILS 2020 Application Form
- Application for JGEEBILS online applications at https://univ.tifr.res.in.
- Applications must be submitted online to www.ncbs.res.in. 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.20/-) envelope (size 25 cm x 17 cm) super-scribed “GS-2020” to the following address “Admission Section, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research GKVK, Bellary Road Bangalore-560065”.
- The completed application form should be sent along with DD and two passport size photographs (one pasted on the application and one stapled to it).
- Please read the instructions carefully before you start filling up the online application form.
JGEEBILS 2020 Eligibility Criteria
- Biology: Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on written test marks, CV and Scientific Write-up.
- For PhD: Masters in Basic Science (M.Sc. Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of Biology) or any professional Master’s Degree (M.Pharma./M.Tech.), or a > 4-year degree program (e.g. MBBS, BDS).
- For I-PhD/M.Sc.: Bachelors in any Basic Science (Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of Biology) OR any 4-year degree program that awards a “Bachelor’s degree” including B.Tech., B.E., B.V.Sc., B.Pharma. (4-year course)
- M.Sc. Wildlife Biology & Conservation: This year no exam
JGEEBILS 2020 Selection Procedure
- All applicants are required to appear for the written test conducted at different centers nationally. The test will cover basic topics in mathematics, physics, chemistry, and biology
- There is a separate written test for the M.Sc. Wildlife Biology and Conservation covering topics on general knowledge, analytical and quantitative skills, wildlife biology and an essay on a conservation issue
- The NCBS and DBS admission process for Ph.D./Int. Ph.D. Programs are common up to the Entrance Test. Separate interviews will be held at Bangalore and Mumbai
- The DBS conducts a single interview in Mumbai in February/March 2020 NCBS interviews are in two stages held over a three day period. These are typically Scheduled in May/June 2020
- The TIFR Nationwide Entrance Examination (GS-2020) for Biology is also called the Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS)
JGEEBILS 2020 Exam Centres
- The written examination will be held on Sunday, 08th December 2019 in the following cities – Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Guwahati, Haldwani, Hyderabad, Indore, Jammu, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kolkata, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Srinagar, Varanasi and Visakhapatnam
- No walk-in candidates will be allotted
JGEEBILS 2020 Application Fee (Non-refundable)
- For Male Applicants – Rs.900/- for applications submitted online
- For Female Applicants – Rs.300/- for applications submitted online as well as for applications sent manually by post (Please see the walk-ins section on this website)
- Application Fee can be paid online by Net banking/Debit/Credit Card or through DD. After successful payment transaction, please log in to your account on our website by using your reference code as your user id and check the payment status of your application
- Normally, online payments are received within 2 working days and an auto email is sent by the system acknowledging the payment. If your transaction has been successful and your account has been debited and you do not receive the acknowledgment email within 7 days and your payment status is not updated in your account, you may write to the email ids as given in the “Contact us” section.
- Demand Draft: DD should be drawn on State Bank of India in favour of the National Centre for Biological Science payable at Bangalore.
- Instructions for downloading/printing of hall tickets will be intimated by email only after receipt of the application fee/approval of the fee waiver.