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Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Admission and Scholarships 2009-2010

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India, Admission for the academic year 2009-2010


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Programmes offered at NCBS, Bangalore and DBS, Mumbai

PhD (NCBS and DBS)

Integrated PhD (NCBS and DBS)M.Sc. (only at DBS)

iBio (only at NCBS)

M.Sc. (Wildlife Biology & Conservation) – only at NCBS There is no admission for the academic year 2009-2010


* Biology
PhD programe : M.Sc. in any basic science discipline, M.Sc. (Ag), B.Tech., B.E., MBBS., B.V.Sc., BDS., B.Pharma (4 yrs course), M.Pharma

Integrated Ph.D/M.Sc. Programme : B.Sc. in any basic science discipline/B.Sc. (Agriculture/Horticulture/Fishery)

iBio programme (both PhD and Int. PhD) : Students with Physical/Chemical sciences backgrounds

Application Procedure :

Applications for Hall Ticket may be submitted online.

Please refer http://www.ncbs.res.in/ Students who wish to apply online and make payment by DD may take a print of their application and send it with the Demand Draft with their name and reference code written behind the DD.

Students from remote areas ONLY may apply for a Hall Ticket on plain paper stating:

(1) name, current address, date of birth, e-mail address, subject of choice, preferred test centre
(2) Two passport size photographs : One pasted and one stapled to the application.
(3) A Stamped (Rs.20/-) and self-addressed envelope (25cm x 17cm) superscribed “GS-2009 (Subject)”.
(4) Demand Draft.

Payment Option :

1)Pay online by Debit/Credit Card
2)Send DD by post along with application and other material.

Demand Draft :

DD should be drawn on State Bank of India payable in Bangalore to “National Centre for Biological Sciences”

Application Fee (Non-refundable):

Regular applicants : Rs. 350
Walk-in candidates: DD of Rs. 700/-

Fee Waiver :

A waiver of the application fee on grounds of financial distress may be requested by a letter from the Principal or the Head of the Department justifying the request. Please download the hall ticket application form from the “downloads” section of this website, print it, fill it and send along with photographs and the letter from the Principal / HOD. Please note that applications with fee waiver request will be issued hall tickets as per availability of seats.

Applications should be mailed as follows :

Admission Section
National Centre for Biological Sciences
TIFR, GKVK, Bellary Road
Bangalore 560065.
Enquiries to [email protected] or call 080-23666404

Please note :

a) Hall tickets will be issued after receipt of application fee.
b) Students applying online will be able to login to their account and generate their hall ticket after their payment has been approved
c) DDs with wrong denomination will not be returned and hall ticket will not be issued.

Last date for receiving applications for Hall-tickets: OCTOBER 14, 2008.

Scholarship :

For Ph.D. and Integrated Ph.D. programmes, the academic year starts from August 1, every year. The academic year for M.Sc. programme at DBS begins from July 1, every year.

The M.Sc. (Wildlife and Conservation) programme at NCBS begins from July 2008, every alternative years.

Students receive a monthly scholarship of Rs 12,000/- (enhanced to Rs 14,000/- after qualifying in the comprehensive exam) and an annual contingency grant of Rs 15,000/-, in addition to a tuition grant covering the annual fees. The annual fees are Rs 4000/- per annum.

Integrated Ph.D.
Students receive a monthly scholarship of Rs 9,000/- (enhanced to Rs 14,000/- after passing the Comprehensive Exam). The annual fees for the first two years are Rs 2000/- per annum and Rs 4000/- per annum from third year onwards.

M.Sc. (Biology) at DBS
Students receive a monthly scholarship of Rs. 7,500/- and the annual fee is Rs. 2000/- per annum.

Accommodation is provided to PhD and Integrated Ph.D. students only, at a nominal cost.

Apply online for Scholarship and Admission


  1. Ayyappan M says:

    Hi I have completed B.Sc chemistry and I want to know the options for me to do Integrated Ph.d in Chemistry with scholarship

  2. BINA says:

    I am first division holder both secondary and higher secondary levels. I obtained first class first in honours level.Now i am going to submit M.Phil thesis named Phytochemical investigation on oyster mushroom(pleurotus ostreatus) from Dhaka University, Bangladesh. I am a lecturer of a degree college. I REQUESTED U TO GET Ph.D FULL FUND SCHOLARSHIP.My E-mail address:[email protected]

  3. rishabh gogna says:

    good evening sir,
    i m a student of b.pharmacy final year ………
    i m a bit confused regarding my post graduation, i.e whether to go for m.pharma, pharma .D, or pharma MBA…..
    pleasle help me out to come out this situation, and do tell about the scholership regarding these fields….
    yours faithfuly,
    rishabh gogna
    [email protected]

  4. Mpamize Gordon says:

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I am Mpamize Gordon, a male Ugandan aged 25 years. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science from Mbarara University of Science and Technology-Uganda.I did a publication/research entitled “Seroprevalence of Brucellosis in Patients presenting with fever at Rushere Hospital-Uganda” in persue of my 1st degree. I am currently working with Joint Clinical Research Centre-Kabale Regional Centre of Excellence as a Medical Laboratory scientific officer from 17th nov 2008. I am very interested in Research since my carrier is research based. With great pleasure,if provided this free scholarship i’ll help to promote quality research and bring more people on board with HIV/AIDS.
    Looking foward for your positive response.

    Yours sincerely,
    Mpamize Gordon
    Email:[email protected]
    JCRC-Kabale RCE P.O Box 7.

  5. FUAD HIRPO says:

    My name is Fuad hirpo I am 22aged ,I am from Ethiopia,I graduated with BA degree ,I am currently working as graduat Assistant one in Mekele University and now I would like to improve my education in to Master level,pleas give me opportunity to make my dream real.
    Thankyou inadvance.

  6. sisay lelisa says:

    Dear sir/madam my name is sisay lelisa i am living in ethiopia and now i am a university student at mekelle university ,department of natural resource economics and management.hopefully i will have my B.S.C in natural resource economics and management on july 2009 thus what i have to announce you is that i am very much interested to have my M.S.C program in agricultural science &fields related to resource management in 2010 academic year in your university . for your information 1.GPA(american standard)up to 2008 july(second year)=3.5(great distinction) 2.Age-19 3.sex-male4.program-BSC in natural resource economics and management under the faculty of agriculture.5. some of the major courses i have taken until now are- -microeconomics 1&2 -macroeconomics 1&2 -resource economics renewable and non renewable -farm management -mathematics for economics -stastics for economics -mathematical programming -econometrics and other agriculture related fields like soil and water management,soil science,fundamentals of crop production,animal science,ecology…thus i am inneed for full fund scholarship,can you help me? Thank you sisay lelisa
    tel +251913729962

  7. Ajay Gour says:

    I am Student of MS Orthopedics studing in final year at LTMC Mumbai.

    I would like to do specialization in orthopedics in foreign. My financial position is not much strong hence, I want get scholarship for further studies

    How can I get the scholarship for abroad study?

    Please guide me on above.

    Thanks in advance.

    With Kindest Regards,

    Dr. Ajay Gour

  8. I am from one of the African Countries, Ethiopia. I have MSc in Population Studies (Demography) and am working in the Ethiopian Public Health Association as a Research Publications Officer. I am looking full sponsorship to continue my PhD in Public Health by Research. Thank you for your help in Advance!!

    [email protected]

  9. Ziena Fisaha says:

    My name is Ziena Fisaha .I am an Ethiopian ,seeking for a full scholership for Masters in any technological filds of study.I have Bsc degree in automotive technology from Adama universty.If you give me the chance I’m willing to learn anywhere in the world in any university.
    I hope that you will consider my request for that scholarship.

    Thank you


    From:Teketel Eristu Kediso
    Tel +251, 912243491.
    E-mail: [email protected]
    P.O.BOX. 21
    ArbaMinch University

    Dear sirs;

    First of all I wish peace, happiness, and prosperity for you and for all who work in the institution.
    By saying so I want to remind my suggestion in the following ways:Iam from ETHIOPIA . I am 22 years old and Iam graduated with BSC degree in applied biology on July 21, 2007 from ArbaMinch University . And now Iam teaching as a graduate assistant one instructor in ArbaMinch University . I have strong academic background in applied biology major and supportive courses and I have an interest in working in higher educational institutions, in research centers, in quality control laboratories and others concerning this field of study.
    Besides to these, I have a great ambition to learn further education .If I get a chance of scholarship and sponsorship from you for my further education(MSC), Iam glad to join your university. With a lots of love to all of you .Iam looking forward to hearing from you as soon as possible.
    Thank you for considering my application
    Yours truly, Teketel Eristu

  11. Mohammad Muhebbullah Ibne Hoque says:

    This is Mohammad Muhebbullah Ibne Hoque, a Bangladeshi national searching a scholarship for doing Ph.D. I have completed B.Sc.Ag.(Hons.) and M.S. in Horticulture from Bangladesh Agricultural University. Please give me the opportunity.

    With best regards,
    Mohammad Muhebbullah Ibne Hoque
    Seed Production Officer
    Lal Teer Seed Limited
    Anchor Tower
    108 Bir Uttam C.R. Datta Road
    Dhaka-1205, Bangladesh


    hello everybody..all the users of this community blog..
    I must say my heartiest thanks to the convenr of this group and it is really a great job for the student community and i wish to be a part of this group..well i am msc in bioinformatics from birla institute of technology and looking forward for phd opportunity with a fellowship..anyone who has any information..please help me out..

  13. Fekadu says:

    I’m Fekadu from Ethiopia, seeking for a full scholership for Masters in Environmental Science.I have done Bsc degree in Biology. I’m willing to learn anywhere in the world in any university.
    Wish this gives you a chance to add me in the list of them that seek for the same. Hoping to hear from you.

    Thank you in advance!!!

  14. kibur minas says:

    I really want to upgrade my B.S.C. degree to M.S.C. level in one of the biological science fields. But need help. I am a kind of quick learner and adapt quickly to new condition. So give me the chance but it can be any where.

  15. Abdulmuen Mohammed says:

    I am Ethiopian 25 old, I hold DVM Degree from Addis Ababa University In August 2007.

    Currently I am working on Pastoral Livelihood Strengthening Project with an International NGO in Pastoral area of Ethiopia.

    I want to continue my educational career To Master / PhD level in any field of Veterinary, Public health, Rural Development….etc. In order to contribute my best to the Development of the Pastoralists.

    So, could you, please, give me information on how to obtain or help me in getting free/ fully funded Scholarship from any country of the world.


    Kindly, Addulmuen M.

  16. Martha says:

    I graduated with computer technology in Myanmar(Burma). I want to advance my education in abroad especially in IT field. But my parents can not afford to support .That’s why i want to get scholarships in this field. Please give me your helping hand.

  17. HANDIYA says:

    I am Namibian by nationality who want to further up study, but i have a problem of financing my education.

    Now i am requesting you to direct me on how can i find the funds.

    Handiya I M

  18. SOLOMON says:


  19. aradom kelali says:

    I am aradom from Ethiopia. I am BA holder in Economics and Accounting {at Mekelle University and Alpha University respectively}. I want to study masters’ level at any University related to my education. How can I get the admission application form and grant form my study time? I would also like know whether I am eligible for this opportunity. Would you please help me finding out this information?
    I hope that you will consider my request for that scholarship.

    Thank you
    Conatact me
    [email protected]

  20. mohammedsaidthair says:

    my name is mohammed said thair .Igraduated from mekelle unvirstyin2007 ineconomices now Ihave great need to upgrade in these field of studies such as PHD,MA in MBA, in development economices or related fields .Ikindly reguest to provide information &advise please dvise me how to proceed for it&contcat me using
    Email :[email protected]

  21. My names are Mary Mukuhi Mwangi.Am a Kenyan aged 24 seeking for a full scholership to fecilitate my Masters in Operations Research.I have succesively done Bsc mathematics Major specialist in Operations Research at The University Of Nairobi in Kenya.Am willing and ready to learn from any University in the World as i develop my Career.
    Am looking forward to receiving a responce from you via my E-mail address [email protected]
    Thankyou in advance.

  22. Am a Kenyan young lady aged 25 years seeking for a full scholership for Masters in operations research.I have done Bsc mathematics major specialist in Operations Research.Am willing to learn from anywhere in the world in any university.I fluently speak English and have a high analytic skills.
    Wish this gives you a chance to add me in the list of them that seek for the same.Hoping to hear from you.
    Thankyou in advance.

  23. mohammedsaidthair says:

    my name is mohammedsaid,I have great need to up grade my eduation level in these post graduates of field of sutdies such PHD,MA in MBA ,economices development or related of studies .Iam kindly regust detailinformation &consulation .Iam working in trade ,industries &transportation as promoton exepert inTigray ,mekelle Ethiopia .please advise me how can proceed for it .please contact me using
    e-mail:mohammed [email protected]
    thank in advance

  24. Hello .I’m Muhammad Bilal Zia I did M.Sc.(Hons.)/M.phil Plant Breeding & Genetics in 2002 & presently working as Research Officer at Maize & Millets Research Institute Sahiwal Pakistan. I’m interested and have great desire in doing Ph.d in latest technologies i.e. Molecular biology, biotechnology and Genetic engineering which are latest breeding tools. Please advise me how to proceed for it .
    Muhammad Bilal Zia, Research officer,
    Maize & Millets Research Institute Yusafwala
    Sahiwal Pakistan.
    E-mail: [email protected]
    [email protected]

  25. Chamsidine says:

    I’m Chamsidine Maty Maman teacher for pramary school from Niger I wrate you this email to give me that scholarship to pursue my education in nursing degre becauseI l wish to become a nurse
    I speak french and english ( Beginning)
    I have 31 years I’ am married
    May email is [email protected]

  26. fitsum bekele says:

    i am writing to you from ethiopia i have finished my BSC in medical laboratory sciences i want to continue my education in MSC program in biological sciences stream , may you find for me fully funded scholarship
    thanks in advance.

  27. shibru kumssa says:

    I am an Ethiopian,graduated with B.SC.degree in Management information system since 2007, with CGPA 3.30.
    Now I am e agar to up grade my education to masters degree in Management information system/Information science/Business Management / Business Administration or any related area of study. I am grateful for the opportunity.

    please send for me information and financial assistance about the graduate study.

    thank you in advance

    shibru kumssa

    [email protected]

  28. mustefa hassen says:

    i am Mustefa Hassen, nationality of Ethiopia i have completed my degree in political science and international relations specific international relations. So im very keen to be offered a scholarship in this field in my master program, because i can not afford to pay the abound of money which obliged to pay to the student in master for financial reasons

    i am very glad to hear from any news about my demands of educational aid


  29. Mekonnen Muez Hadera says:

    My name is Mekonnen Muez Hadera and Iam Ethiopian and have living in Ethiopia. I have BA degree in Management since july 18,2007 with 3.31 comulative average point. Iam graduated in Mekelle Univerisity in Tigray,Ethiopia. New iam eagar to up grade my education to masters degree in Business Management / Business Administration / in Research or any related area of study.Iam grateful for the opportunity, please contact me using:

    E-mail [email protected]


    Thank you in advance

    With best regards


  30. pablo roberto memba says:

    I am searching for scolarship which is fully funded.
    I am a 25 years old ecuatorial guinean, stayding B.D.S .I AHVE A GRADUATE DIPLOMA
    I would like to get scolarship in the feild of BUSINESS ENVIROMENT and related area.I speack spanish, english,
    and french
    Could you offer something up to my interest?
    thanks .

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