PhD Programme

Centre for Brain Research (CBR) offers a full time Ph.D. Program in basic and clinical neuroscience to understand disorders of the aging brain.  CBR is a recognized research centre for Ph.D. program by Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Karnataka. CBR directly admits students for PhD programme under this recognition. CBR also participates in the PhD programme of IISc, where the students are admitted by IISc under the supervision of IISc faculty and a faculty member from CBR will be co-supervisor.

Candidates admitted to the PhD programme need to undergo 6-months of extensive coursework that involves learning of basics and advanced neuroscience, genomics, computational biology, stem cell biology, biostatistics, and neuroimaging.

After successfully completing the course work, students undergo lab rotations in the research faculty groups to get acquainted with the research work being pursued in each group. This allows students to understand the research work that excites them the most.

To know more on the research being pursued at CBR, please visit the webpage of faculties at CBR and the research areas.


Ph.D. Admissions 2021

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Ph.D. Handbook

Important Dates To Be Noted

Ph.D Online Application Commence On31/05/2021
Last Date To Apply14/06/2021
Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates28/06/2021
Interview dates [ Online ]05/07/2021 – 08/07/2021
Full-Time Ph.D. Program beginning on01/08/2021