Advanced studies abroad
Geographical listing of universities – a complete listing of universities world-wide.
In most other countries, you will need
IELTS – International English language testing system
Advanced studies in India
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research accepts students who have completed Class XII into a dual BS-MS program.
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, conducts a national entrance exam for admissions to Masters program.
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research conducts a national eligibility test for fellowships to join a PhD program.
Some of the premier research institutes offering Masters and PhD level programs include
NCBS – National Center for Biological Sciences offers M.Sc and PhD programs
IISc – Indian Institute of Science offers PhD (for M.Sc. students) and Int. PhD (for B.Sc students).
CCMB – Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology
CDFD – Center for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics
NII – National Institute of Immunology
NBRC – National Brain Research Centre
ICGEB – International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Job Search Engines
Hyderabad educators is a group of teachers who are interested in promoting life science education in Hyderabad. Please join Hyderabad educators by emailing
DBT: Department of Biotechnology
CSIR: Council of scientific and industrial research
NAAC: National assessment and accreditation council
ICMR: Indian council for medical research
Online scientific resources
Wikipedia - Online database of useful science and non-science information
Google scholar - Online resource of published scientific literature including books
Textpresso - Database of scientific literature
Pubmed - Database of most published literature. Many of the articles are free as part of the NIH policy
NCBI - National center for biotechnology information. The National Center for Biotechnology Information advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information. This is usually the starting point for most bioinformatics searches.
OMIM - Online mendelian inheritance in man. OMIM is a comprehensive and authoritative compendium of human genes and genetic phenotypes. The full-text, referenced overviews in OMIM contain information on all known mendelian disorders and over 12,000 genes.