Project Oriented Biology Education (POBE)

About POBE

   As part of its Science Outreach Programme, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) conducts a Project Oriented Biology Education (POBE) programme, for students studying in B.Sc first year (PCM) to explore their academic potential, stimulate deeper interest in science and infuse creativity and scientific temper amongst undergraduate students. Selected students will be given an opportunity to attend lectures, participate in laboratory projects and research. The programme will be conducted during the summer vacation for a period of 6 to 8 weeks over three consecutive summers. Selected students are expected to commit to the programme for three years and successful candidates will receive a Diploma in Biology from the Centre. Since its inception in 2006, around 103 students from different colleges of the country have benefited from these programmes. Most of them are pursuing science/research within country and abroad.


   Students presently studying in the 1st year of three year B.Sc programme only (preferably with Physics, Biology, Mathematics, (PBM) combination).


   The total number of Fellowships offered will be upto10. A scholarship of Rs. 10000/- per month will be provided.

Announcement of selected candidates:

The selected candidates will be intimated by email. Merely applying to the programme and satisfying the eligibility criteria does not guarantee selection.

List of selected candidates: Click here

How to Apply:

    Applications can be submitted online.

The link for the application is:

Important dates:

Commencement of submission of online  application form : 20th Jan. 2024
Last date for submission of online  application form           :  31st Mar. 2024