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GATE - 2016

Opening Date for Online Registration - 1st Sep 2015

losing Date for Online Registration - 1st Oct 2015

Dates of Exam - 30th, 31st Jan, 6th, 7th Feb 2016

For Details: http://www.gate.iisc.ernet.in/#

IISER (Indian Institute of Science Education & Research), Bhopal - 2016

Ph.D. Programme (Biological Sciences and Environmental Science)

Applications are invited for the semester commencing January 2016.

Broad Research Areas:
Biochemistry and Biophysics
Cell and Molecular Biology
Immunology, Cancer Cell Biology, and Epigenetics
Plant Cell and Developmental Biology
Metagenomics and Systems Biology
Ecology, Evolution and Molecular Systematics

Selection Procedure:
The selection procedure for admission into the Ph.D. programs will be based on the performance
of the candidate in the interviews which will be conducted in two rounds (Rounds I and II).

During the interviews, the candidate will be evaluated for their conceptual knowledge and the research aptitude in the field of general and Biological sciences.

Minimum Qualification:
- M.Sc./M.Tech. Degree in the relevant discipline with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 on a 10 point scale.
- Exceptionally brilliant B.Tech./MBBS/MCA can also apply (For Biological Sciences only)
- Additionally, a valid GATE/UGC/CSIR/JEST/ICMR (JRF category I)/DBT (JRF A category)/NBHM/JGEEBILS or any other              score is mandatory.
- A candidate with MBBS/MCA can also apply for Ph.D. programme in Biological Sciences.
(The applicant MUST have qualified National level examinations including but not limited to National Eligibility Test (NET) with a valid CSIR-JRF / UGC-JRF / DBT-JRF A category / ICMR-JRF category-I / INSPIRE-Ph.D. / Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship / GATE / JGEEBILS.)

Age: Preferably not more than 28 years as on January 01, 2016. Age relaxation of 5 years will be given for SC/ST/OBC (Non Creamy Layer)/PH/Female applicants.

Last date for submission of online application form is October 20, 2015 (Tuesday).


(The pattern & syllabus of exam has changed, please visit the site of NCCS for details)

Important Dates:

Issue of application form - 25th February 2015

Last date for submission of form - 25th March 2015

Entrance Tests (online) - 26th April 2015

CCMT (Centralized Counselling for M.Tech.) 2014

(CCMT) is an admission process for providing a centralized platform for the students to apply for

M.Tech. programmes, based on their GATE score, in various NITs across the country and some

Centrally Funded Technical Institutions.

Last Date of online Registration - 19th May 2014

The choice of M.Tech Programmes for B.Tech Biotechnology students in various NITs is :

Dr. B.R Ambedkar Institute of Tech, Jalandhar

M.Tech. Chemical Engineering

Indian Inst. of Information Tech, Allahabad

M.Tech  Bioinformatics

M.Tech-PhD dual degree programme in Bioinformatics

Malaviya National Inst. of Tech, Jaipur

M.Tech  Civil Engineering

M.Tech  Environmental Engineering

Maulana Azad Inst. of Tech, Bhopal

M.Tech  Biotechnology

M.Tech  Green Technology

M.Tech  Bioinformatics

M.Tech  Computational & Systems Biology

Motilal Nehru National Inst. of Technology, Allahabad

M.Tech  Biomedical Engineering

M.Tech  Biotechnology

National Inst. of Tech,  Arunachal Pd.

M.Tech  Appropriate Tech & Entrepreneurship

National Inst. of Tech, Calicut

M.Tech  Industrial Engineering and Management

National Inst. of Tech, Durgapur

M.Tech  Biotechnology

M.Tech  Environmantal Sc. and Tech.

M.Tech  Operational Research

National Inst. of Tech, Hamirpur

M.Tech  Energy Technology

National Inst. of Tech, Karnataka (Surathkal)

M.Tech  Chemical Plant Design

M.Tech  Industrial  Biotechnology

M.Tech  Industrial Pollution Control

M.Tech  Environmental Engineering

M.Tech  Computational Mathematics

National Inst. of Tech, Kurukshetra

M.Tech  Environmental Engineering

M.Tech  Nanotechnology

M.Tech  Material Science and Nanotech.

National Inst. of Tech, Raipur

M.Tech  Industrial Engineering and Management

National Inst. of Tech, Rourkela

M.Tech  Biotechnology

M.Tech  Bio-Medical Engineering

M.Tech  Mining Engineering

National Inst. of Tech, Tiruchirapalli

M.Tech  Environmental Engineering

M.Tech  Energy Engineering

National Inst. of Tech, Warangal

M.Tech  Environmental Engineering

Jawaharlal Nehru University - M.Tech. Biotechnology Programme - 2014-15

M.Tech Biotechnology programme being offered by the following participating Universities:
PATTERN - Writen Exam (3hrs duration)
(Only those candidates who have passed the qualifying examination in 2010 or there after including those who
are appearing in 2012 are eligible to apply. In other words, those who have passed the qualifying examination PRIOR
to 2010 are NOT eligible to apply.)

Date of issue of Application Forms : February 07, 2014
3. Last date for submission of completed Application Forms : 28th March, 2014
4. Date and time of Entrance Examination : May 19th, 2014
For detail log on http://www.jnu.ac.in

Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research

MS programme (In Evolutionary and Organismal Biology)
Candidates with an M Sc., B E, B Tech, M E, M Tech or MBBS are eligible to apply;
They should have at least 50% in their highest University examination, and should also have qualified in the
GATE / UGC - CSIR - NET, JRF / ICMR, JRF / JEST / or any other equivalent national level entrance examination.
Scholarships: M S / M S (Engg.) students receive scholarships of Rs. 16,000.
Last date for receipt of applications: March End
For detail: http://www.jncasr.ac.in/admit/index.php?admit_id=22


There are 3 different kinds of courses being conducted in IISc.
i. Research Programme [Ph D / M Sc (Engg)]
ii.Course Programme [ME /M Tech]
iii.Integrated Ph.D Programme
For B.Tech-Biotech Students aspiring to get admission in IISc. there is only first option available i.e.
i. Research Programme [Ph D / M Sc (Engg)] - divided into 2 categories.

a. Ph D in Science Faculty:
Students of B.Tech-Biotech are directly eligible for Ph.D programmes in the fields of:
Biochemistry, Ecological Sciences,  Microbiology & Cell Biology,
Molecular Biophysics,Molecular Reproduction, Development & Genetics.

They can also apply for inter-disciplinary fields (clearly mentioned in IISc. site):
Inorganic & Physical Chemistry,  Mathematical Sciences(interdisciplinary),
Neuroscience, Physics(Biocrystallo-graphy).

b. M Sc. (Engg) and Ph.D in Engineering Faculty:
Nanoscience and Engineering (Interdisciplinary programme) - clearly mentioned
Materials Engineering (MT)- clearly mentioned
Centre for Sustainable Technologies (ST)- clearly mentioned
Centre for Product Design & Manufacturing (PD)

i.  Applicants possessing a minimum  of second class in B.Tech are eligible to apply.
ii. Qualifying in one of the following appropriate tests is mandatory for the candidates:
GATE 2011/2012 or CSIR-UGC-NET for JRF; or DBT JRF; or ICMR JRF; or IISc Entrance Test.
iii. Candidates with B.Tech who may not have qualified in any of the above mentioned National
Entrance Tests but possess an excellent academic record right from 10th Standard onwards may
be considered for admission to a limited number of seats in Ph D programme in Engineering Faculty.
Issue of application forms (through Canara Bank and at II.Sc.) - Nov - Dec
For detail log on http://admissions.iisc.ernet.in/web/Default.aspx?ses

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

M.Tech in Computational and Systems Biology
PATTERN:  Written exam and Interview.
a) Master's Degree in any branch of Sciences including Biological.
c) B.Tech or B.E. or equivalent degree in any branch of Engineering, B.Pharma degree or equivalent.
d) 55% marks in the qualifying degree and Mathematics till class XII is Compulsory.
Important Dates:
Last date for receipt of Application Form: Mid March
Date of Exam: Mid May
For detail log on http://www.jnu.ac.in/Admission/MTechBiotech11.pdf

Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Tech. and Sciences (Deemed Univ.), Allahabad.
M. Tech Biotechnology (Genomics & Proteomics)
M. Tech Biotechnology (Industrial Microbiology)
M. Tech Biotechnology (Bioprocess Tech.)
M. Tech Bioinformatics
M.Tech. Food Technology (Food Process Engineering)
PATTERN: Written Exam and Interview.
ELIGIBILITY: 55% marks(50%-SC/ST)

Sale of Prospectus and Application Form - January Approx.
Entrance test for Postgraduate Programmes. June Approx.

Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad
(25% seats for outstation students)
M.Tech. (Biotechnology)
M.Tech. (Nano science and Technology)
M.Sc.     (Environmental Biotechnology)
M.Tech. ( Environmental Management)
PATTERN: Admissions are made through an entrance test conducted by J N T University.
Date of Exam- 1st week of May.
For detail log on http://www.jntu.ac.in/index.php

Jadavpur University, Calcutta
M.Tech. Food Technology

M.Tech Bio-Chemical Engineering

PATTERN: Admissions are made through an entrance test.
For detail log on http://www.jaduniv.edu.in/index.php

M.Tech. Nanotechnology (NTC);  CODE-51 ;
No. of Seats- 10-15.
Eligibility- B.Tech-Biotech are eligible.
(Assistantship @ Rs. 8000/- per month may be awarded to GATE qualified candidates.
The merit list of candidates shall be based on 70% normalized GATE marks and 30% interview / written marks)

The Application Form available from- March Mid
Interview/Written Test- May.

For detail log on http://www.iitr.ac.in/admissions/pages/Postgraduate.html

Joint M.Tech- Ph.D Programme
i. Biotechnology & Biochemical Engg.
ii.Applied Botany.
iii.Materials Science and Engineering.
Eligibility- B.Tech-Biotech are eligible.
Selection is based on performance in GATE and Personal Interview of short-listed candidates.
Marks obtained in GATE and in personal interview will have 70% and 30% weightage respectively.
Personal interview will be held to test  the following:
(a) Motivation and aptitude for the programme.
(b) Oral communication skills.
(c)  Skills in basic science, engineering, and relevant areas.

Application form available from- March
Last date for submission of online Application Form -Mid April
Announcement of short listed candidates for interview/ test- May
Ph. Office : +91-3222-2882247

Thapar University, Patiala

M. Tech. Biotechnology
PATTERN: First preference given to the candidates with GATE score.

(any seats vacant shall be filled through entrance)

Last date for receipt of Application form - 4 June 2014


SRM University, Tamil Nadu
Bioinformatics, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering,

Food and Nutritional Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Admission to M.Tech program will be on the basis of performance in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination

of SRM University. Candidates with valid GATE score can also apply for admission.Candidates, on the basis of the

merit list, will be called for counseling.
(Admission to the M.S. program will be based on the marks obtained by the candidate in the relevant UG degree program

from approved universities and performance in interview.)
Last date for receipt of filled-in application - March End

Ph: +91-44 - 2741 7400, +91-44-2741 7402


Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tamil Nadu
M. Tech. Biotechnology
M. Tech. Biomedical Engineering
PATTERN: Written exam and preference given to the candidates with GATE score.
Minimum of 50% marks.
B.Tech. degree in Biotechnology / Industrial Biotechnology / Bio-chemical Engineering
Important Dates:
Last Date of receipt of Application Forms-  March Mid
Entrance Examination: April Mid
Phone:  + 91-416-220 2125

Manipal University
M. Tech Biomedical Engineering
M. Tech Industrial Biotechnology
PATTERN: Entrance Examination.
Last Date of receipt of Application Forms- May Mid
Details: http://www.manipal.edu/Admissions/IndianAdmissions/Pages/HowtoApply.aspx

Gautam Buddha University, Noida
M.Tech. (Biotechnology) with the following specializations
a. Genetic Engineering
b. Bioinformatics
c.  Food Technology
PATTERN: Written test
Eligibility Criteria : B. Tech. degree in Bioinformatics/ Genetic Engineering/
Food Engg or M.Sc. (Life Sciences) with minimum 50% marks (40% for SC/ST).
Last date for submission of Application form: Mid March Approx
Date of Exam: 29th May, 2011

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
M.Tech. Bio-Technology Engineering.
M.Tech. Bio-Medical Engineering
Admission via CCMT

M.Tech Bioinformatics

M.Tech Biomedical Engineering

M.Tech Industrial Biotechnology

i. A candidate who has passed B.Tech. (Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering
or equivalent / M.Sc. Micro Biology / Biotechnology from any University recognised by UGC or equivalent
thereto with a CGPA 6.75 on a 10 point scale or 60% marks.
ii. A candidate for admission to full time program must have qualified the GATE examination.
PATTERN: GATE Score and Interview

GITAM UNIVERSITY (Visakhapatnam Campus)
M.Tech. Biotechnology
PATTERN - Written test and counciling
Last date of receipt of filled in Applications - Mid March
Online tests at different Centres - 16th April to May
Contact: 0891 2840525/510/530

M.Tech -Biotechnology
Minimum 55% Marks or equivalent CGPA in B.Tech – Biotechnology or MSc – Biotechnology / Microbiology / Bio Chemisty /
Genetics / Botany / Zoology or MSc Bio Sciences from a recognised University or equivalent examination
Mode of admission
1st preference on the basis of merit in GATE and 2nd preference on the basis of merit in qualifying examination
Commencement of sale of Admission Brochure : Feb

M.Tech in Clinical engineering

The M.Tech. (Clinical Engineering) program has an innovative approach of combining formal engineering training with
hands-on clinical exposure. It is a unique undertaking of the three institutes SCTIMST, IIT-Madras and CMC.
The selection will be done once a year on an All-India basis, probably in May, through a screening test and a personal
interview of eligible candidates. The syllabus for the screening test will be sent to eligible candidates well before the test.
B.Tech-Biotech and on the basis of GATE score. Please note that XL that was eligible until May 2010 admissions,

will no longer be eligible since BT is now available.
Details: www.biotech.iitm.ac.in/mcephd/?q=node/7

M.Tech. Biosciences and Bioengineering (BM)

M.Tech. Environmental Science and Engineering
Eligibility- B.Tech-Biotech are eligible (GATE score required)
Application Form available from- March


M.S. (Research) in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Eligibility- B.Tech-Biotech are eligible.
Application Form available from- March


Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Allahabad
M.Tech Bioinformatics

M.Tech-PhD dual degree programme in Bioinformatics

Admission via CCMT

(Out of the 28 seats available in the Bioinformatics, half are reserved for candidates from
the bio stream and the other half are reserved for candidates from the other streams.)

Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Hyderabad
M.Tech Bioinformatics
Eligibility- BE/BTech in CS/IT/Biotech/Bioinformatics or Master's degree in Programming/Maths/Sciences.
Paper which comprises of three sections:
Physics, Chemistry and Biology + Bioinformatics.
Students depending on their background are expected to attend any one section
as a major and another section as a minor part. The questions will be multiple-choice.
Application Form available from- March
Last date of issue & receipt of Application Form- March End
Exam Centres- Delhi, Banglore, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad