JNCASR PG and Research Program Admission 2021 Dates, Eligibility, Application

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Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) announces Admission to Ph.D / MS (Engg.) / MS (Research), Masters in Chemistry and Integrated PhD Program 2021

JNCASR PG and Research Program Admission 2021 – Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) invites application for admission to Ph.D, M.S.(Engg.), MS (Research), Masters in Chemistry (Two-year program) and Integrated Ph.D Programs program for the academic session 2021.
Application for JNCASR  PG and Research Program Admission 2021 can be submitted online till April 19, 2021. Read further for more details.

Program offered


Research Program [(Ph.D/MS(Engg.)/MS(Research)]


Masters in Chemistry (Two year program)


Integrated Ph.D Programs in Materials Sciences, Chemical Science & Biological Science

JNCASR PG and Research Program Admission 2021 Important Date

The website opens for on-line submission of applications

05th March 2021

Last date for submission of applications online

19th April 2021

Eligibility Criteria for JNCASR PG and Research Program Admission 2021

For Research Programs [(Ph.D/MS(Engg.)/MS(Research)] :

  • Candidates with an M.Sc., B.E, B.Tech, M.E, M.Tech or MBBS./MD are eligible to apply. They should have at least 50% in their highest University examination, and should also have qualified in the GATE / JEST /GPAT or UGC -/ CSIR – NET-JRF/ / ICMR – JRF / DBT-JRF/ INSPIRE JRF.
  • The award certificate of such a test should have a validity period for seeking admission to a research programme.
  • Generally ME/M.Tech students are required to qualify one of the exams mentioned above, however exceptional candidates without these exams may also be considered.

For Masters in Chemistry (Two year program):

  • Applicants possessing a minimum of 55% marks at the B.Sc level.
  • Those appearing in the final examination of their Bachelor’s degree this year.
  • Candidates who have qualified the Joint Admissions Test for Masters (JAM).

For Integrated Ph.D Programs:

  • Students with minimum of 55% marks at Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science with sound knowledge in the fundamentals of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics or Chemical, Biological Science (including Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Veterinary Sciences and Agricultural Sciences) or B.E/B.Tech degree or equivalent degree.
  • Candidates who have qualified the JAM 2020 written test (for Master’s) are encouraged to apply.

JNCASR PG and Research Program Admission 2021 Application Process

  • Interested candidates can apply online only through the official website https://www.jncasr-admissions.in/
  • The applicants are advised to visit the website http://www.jncasr.ac.in/admit/and website of the Unit of their interest to familiarize themselves with complete admission related matters, areas of research, etc
  • The candidates desirous to seek admission are required to apply online. Only those applicants, who apply online before the last date and satisfy the eligibility criteria, will be considered for admission.

Application Fee

  • The application fee is Rs.500/- and is non-refundable.
  •  Any bank or payment gateway service charges must be borne by the applicant.
  • Options of online payment through net-banking, debit card/credit card etc is available.

Selection Process

For Ph.D/MS(Engg.)/MS (Research)

Candidates will be short-listed for an interview based on their overall performance and scores in the National Entrance Test or the qualifying degree for ME/M.Tech. The selection is based on the performance in the interview (in some units, a  short-written test will precede the interview)

For Masters in Chemistry

Shortlisted candidates based on fulfilling the eligibility criteria will have to appear for a written test at JNCASR. Based on the performance in the written test, candidates will be called for an interview.

For Integrated Ph.D Programs

Selection will be through the Joint Admission test for Master’s (JAM) and /or JNCASR’s written test, followed by an interview for shortlisted candidates on the same day or the following day. The JNCASR written entrance test for all the three disciplines will be held only at JNCASR, Bengaluru.


  • All the regular students (except Masters in Chemistry) joining JNCASR are eligible for a scholarship from JNCASR/ CSIR / UGC/ ICMR / DBT /INSPIRE depending upon their mode of entry.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website