RCB inducts post-graduate students of science from various universities/institutions/colleges of repute in research training programmes, to carry out their project work towards partial fulfillment of their post-graduate degrees. Selected candidates undergo training under the supervision of members of RCB faculty, learning to conduct their own research project in collaboration with other group members. Trainees get a realistic experience of several facets of conducting modern biological research and embarking on a research career. The training programme is typically of six months duration, starting in January and July every year. A rolling advertisement is placed in the website for interested candidates to apply against.