List of Courses in National Brain Research Centre, Haryana


The National Brain Research Centre is an autonomous government institution with the status of deemed university and the centre is acting as a nodal centre under Ministry of Science & Technology’s Department of Biotechnology of the Indian Government. The institute acts as neuroscience research centre from the city of Manesar at Gurgaon District of the state of Haryana. The centre was dedicated to the nation in the year 1997 on the 14th of November and it was formally inaugurated by the then President of the nation Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on the month of December 2003. The university is dedicated to offer coordinated multi-disciplinary team and infrastructural facilities to work at the forefront of neuroscience network and research.

International Collaborations of NBRC:

The centre has international collaborations with the following institutions:

Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University of Canada

Pavlov Institute of Russia

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) at USA

RIKEN Brain Science Institute at Japan

Mandate of National Brain Research Centre:

The Mandate of NBRC is act as a centre of excellence in Brain research with state-of-the-art facilities in such a way as to evolve as a centre through a networking approach and it is also mandated with the responsibility of generating highly trained human resource.

List of courses offered by NBRC:

The National Brain Research Centre, not only acts as a research centre, but also acts as an educational centre by offering the following courses:

Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroscience

Integrated Ph. D in Neuroscience

Apart from these courses, the institute also offers summer training and courses and the details about the same are given below:

Summer Training is conducted by the National Brain Research Centre through three National Science Academies, namely:

National Academy of Science at Allahabad

Indian National Science Academy of New Delhi

Indian Academy of Science at Bangalore

Summer training is conducted by the institute for a period of eight weeks and trainees of these short-term courses are offered shared accommodation at the hostel of NBRC during the period of training. Candidates taking up these short-term courses are encouraged to attend journal clubs and attend seminars organized at the institution and the summer training programmes offer students an exposure to the field of neuroscience so that they can get an encouragement to consider the same for their future career option.

Eligibility for Ph. D course admission:

For getting into the Ph. D course offered by the institution candidates must have completed their Master’s Degree in any branch pertaining to psychology, neuroscience or B. Tech/B.E/MBBS since the institute recognized that the understanding of the functioning of brain needs a fusion of knowledge from different areas.



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