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On behalf of the participating Universities, the Jawaharlal Nehru University will hold Combined Biotechnology Entrance Examination on Sunday, the 18th May, 2008, for admission to (1) M.Sc. (Biotechnology); (2) M.Sc.Agri./M.V.Sc(Biotechnology) and (3) M.Tech (Biotechnology) Programmes being offered by various participating Universities (as per details given against each). The entrance examination will be held at: Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Gangtok, Goa, Gorakhpur,  Guwahati, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Secunderabad ,Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Katihar, Kohima, Kolkata,  Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Pantnagar, Patna, Pondicherry, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla,  Siliguri, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur,  Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam. (The University reserves the right to change any Centre(s) of Examination without assigning any reason).


 1.   M.Sc.(Biotechnology) Programme:


Eligibility: Candidates with Bachelors degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education in Physical, Biological, Agricultural, Veterinary   & Fishery Sciences, Pharmacy, Engineering / Technology, 4-Years B.S. (Physician Assistant Course); OR Medicine (MBBS) OR BDS with at least 55% marks are eligible to apply for M.Sc. (Biotechnology) programme being offered by: (1) University of Allahabad, Allahabad; (2) Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu; (3) Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi;  (4) University of Burdwan, Golapbag; (5) Calicut University, Kerala; (6) Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore; (7)  Goa University, Goa; (8) Gulbarga University, Gulbarga; (9) Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar; (10) Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar; (11) Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla; (12) HNB Garhwal University Garhwal;(13) University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad; (14) University of Jammu, Jammu; (15) Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; (16) Kumaun University, Nainital; (17) University of Lucknow, Lucknow; (18) M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara; (19) Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai; (20) University of Mysore, Mysore; (21) University of North Bengal, Siliguri; (22) Pondicherry University, Pondicherry; (23) University of Pune, Pune; (24) Punjabi University, Patiala; (25) R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur; (26) Sardar Patel University, Gujarat; (27) Tezpur University, Tezpur (Assam); (28)  Thapar University, Patiala;      (29) Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and (30) Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan.


 2.   M.Sc.(Agri.)/M.V.Sc. Biotechnology Programme:


Eligibility: Candidates with Bachelors degree under 10+2+3/4/5 pattern of education with at least 55% marks or its equivalent grade point average from any recognized university in the concerned subjects shown hereunder against each university are eligible to apply: (1) for Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar: Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc & A.H.) recognized by Veterinary Council of India. (2) for Ch. Sarwan Kumar H.P. Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Palampur: Agriculture, Horticulture or Forestry. (3) for G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pant Nagar: Agriculture, Veterinary Sciences, Horticulture or Forestry. (4) for Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, Raipur: Agriculture, Veterinary, Dairy Technology, Horticulture or Forestry. (5) for Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur: Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) recognized by Veterinary Council of India. (6) for Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur: Agriculture, Horticulture, or Forestry. (7) for Marathwada Agricultural University, Parbhani (Maharashtra): Agriculture, Horticulture or Forestry. (8) for Orissa University of Agriculture & Technology, Bhubaneswar: Agriculture, Horticulture, or Forestry. (9) for Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore: Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry or B. Tech (Biotech), B. Tech (Horticulture). (10) for University of Agricultural Sciences, G.K.V.K., Bangalore: Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry or Sericulture. (11) for University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad: Agriculture, Horticulture or Forestry.


 3.   M.Tech  (Biotechnology)   Programme    at   (1)   Anna   University,   Chennai:  &   (2) West   Bengal   University  of   Technology, Kolkata:


Eligibility: Minimum 60% marks or equivalent grade in any one: B.Tech/B.E. in Chemical Engineering/Biochemical Engineering, Industrial Biotechnology, Leather Technology, Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, B. Pharma, Chemical Technology, OR M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biophysics, Microbial Genetics and Bioinformatics. (Also B.Tech/B.E in Electrochemistry, Bioengineering and M.Sc. in Chemistry & Physics in case of Anna University and M.Sc. in Bioengineering in case of West Bengal University of Technology)


IMP. NOTE: (for candidates of all categories) Only those candidates who have passed the qualifying examinations in 2006 or thereafter (including those who are appearing in 2008) are eligible to apply.  In other words, those who have passed the qualifying examination PRIOR TO 2006 are not  eligible to apply for taking admission to any of the course i.e., (1) M.Sc. (Biotechnology); (2) M.Sc.Agri./M.V.Sc(Biotechnology) and (3) M.Tech (Biotechnology), for 2008-09 session. 


 Reservation/Concession :


a) Reservation: 15%, 7% and 3% of seats shall be reserved for SC, ST and Physically Challenged (Handicapped) (PH) candidates respectively.  All the SC/ST and PH candidates who have passed the qualifying examination are eligible to apply irrespective of their percentage of marks in the qualifying degree examination.


b) Concession for Kashmiri Migrants:  10% marks   will   be   added   to   the   overall   marks scored by a Kashmiri Migrant candidate in the entrance examination. After   adding   10% marks, in case he/she is covered in the cut-off   point   in the merit list, he/she will   be offered admission strictly in accordance with his/her inter-se merit alongwith other candidates subject to his/her meeting the minimum prescribed eligibility requirements and also subject to his/her producing valid registration documents issued by the notified authorities certifying the candidates Kashmiri Migrant status.


Tuition Fee/ Scholarship:


Fee shall be charged from the admitted candidates as per the fee structure of concerned University.  Candidates selected for admission to those of the participating Universities, which are supported by the Department of Biotechnology (Govt. of India), are generally eligible   for   scholarship   at  the  rates prescribed by the Dept. of Biotechnology. 


Candidates may please note that the M.Sc. Biotechnology programme being offered at Punjabi University, Patiala and Thapar University, Patiala, is currently not being financially supported by the Department of Biotechnology. Therefore, the award of scholarships, if any, shall be governed by the rules prevailing in these Universities. Students admitted to Gulbarga University will not get any scholarship.


 Procedure for getting the form :


In Person: Application form alongwith brochure can be obtained personally on cash payment per set from any of the participating University as shown above.  By Post: Those willing to get the Application Form by post should send their request only to the Deputy Registrar (CEEB), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067, alongwith a valid bank draft   of Rs.180/-(for one set of application form).  The bank draft should be payable to Jawaharlal   Nehru   University, New Delhi.  The request should accompany a self-addressed unstamped envelope of the size of 28x20 cms. Indicating clearly: Request for Application form for: (i) M.Sc. Biotechnology OR  (ii)  M.Sc.(Agri.)/M.V.Sc.  Biotechnology OR (iii) M.Tech.  Biotechnology.


Key Dates:

Date of Combined Biotechnology Entrance exam: Mid of May, 2009.
Commencement of sale of Applocation form: First week of February, 2009.
Last date of submission of completed admission brochure: Mid of March, 2009.
Contact Detail:
NEW DELHI 110067

Important Note: (i) There are different sets of Application Forms for each programme and, therefore, candidates are advised to apply separately in case they wish to apply for more than one programme i.e. (1) For M.Sc. Biotechnology OR (2) For M.Sc.(Agri.)/M.V.Sc. Biotechnology  OR (3) For M.Tech. Biotechnology Programme.  (ii) COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS CAN BE SUBMITTED PERSONALLY OR SHOULD BE SENT BY REGISTERED POST/SPEED POST ONLY TO THE DEPUTY REGISTRAR (CEEB), JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY, NEW DELHI-110067 AND NOT TO ANY OTHER PARTICIPATING UNIVERSITY.

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