Joint Graduate Entrance Examination for Biology and Interdisciplinary Life Sciences (JGEEBILS)

JGEEBILS is a common entrance examination in biology and interdisciplinary life sciences, coordinated by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. Each participating institution operates anindependent admissions process using the JGEEBILS result together with other inputs.

Students must apply separately to each participating institution. Please refer to the website of
each institution for details of its admissions process and degree requirements.   


ACTREC: Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research and Education in Cancer, Mumbai (

Ashoka University (

Bose Institute: Bose Institute, Kolkata (

CHG: Centre for Human Genetics, Bangalore (

IISER: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research

         IISER-Bh, Bherampur (

         IISER-K, Kolkata (

         IISER-P, Pune (

         IISER-TVM, Thiruvananthapuram (

         IISER-T, Tirupati (

IMSc: Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai (

InStem: Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine, Bengaluru (

MSLS: Manipal School of Life Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal (

NBRC: National Brain Research Centre, Manesar (

NCCS: National Centre for Cell Science, Pune (

NIBMG: National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani (

NII: National Institute of Immunology, New Delhi (

NISER: National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar (

SINP: Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata (

TIFR: Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

         DBS-TIFR: Department of Biological Sciences, Mumbai (

         NCBS-TIFR: National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bengaluru (

         TIFR, Hyderabad (


Programmes offered at each institution: ​PhD at all the listed institutions, except NIBMG.
Integrated MSc-PhD at TIFR (all Centres), IISER (all locations), Bose Institute and NIBMG. MSc at
Test date and venues: The online test will be held on Sunday, December 11, 2022 in the following
cities:Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizwal, Allapuzha, Amritsar,

Belgavi (Belgaum), Bengaluru, Bhatinda, Bhillai, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Burdwan,
Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Cuttack,
Dehradun, Delhi, Dhanbad, Dispur,
Ernakulam, Guntur, Guwahati,
Haldwani, Hyderabad,
Indore, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Jammu, Jamshedpur,
Kanchipuram, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kozhikode,
Lucknow, Madurai, Mallapuram, Mandi, Mangalore, Mohali, Mumbai,
Nagpur, Naharlagun, Navi Mumbai,
Panaji, Patiala, Patna, Pune,
Raipur, Ranchi, Rourkela,
Salem, Srinagar,
Thane, Thiruvananthapuram,
Varanasi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam.

Applications for JGEEBILS:​ Submit online applications at
Application fee: Male Applicants - Rs 1,000/-; Female Applicants - Rs 500/-. 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.
Fee waivers: ​ A waiver of 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. Students may apply online
and send the waiver letter/request from the Principal/HOD (on their letter head duly signed and
stamped) by post to “The Asstt. Registrar (Academic), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi
Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai 400005”. Alternatively, the recommendation letter can be scanned and
uploaded in the profile. These requests would be considered depending on availability of seats and
cannot be guaranteed
Date and time of JGEEBILS: Sunday, December 11, 2022, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Last date for receiving applications for Hall Tickets: October 31, 2022.