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Jawaharlal Nehru University - M.Tech. Biotechnology Programme - 2014-15
M.Tech Biotechnology programme being offered by the following participating Universities:
1. ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI
2. COCHIN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, KOCHI, KERALA
3. WEST BENGAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, KOLKATA.
TOTAL SEATS - 49
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



CSIR-UGC-JRF/NET (DECEMBER-2012)
Date of Entrance Examination - 23RD December 2012
Sale of application form - 23rd August 2012
Last date of sale of application form - 18th September 2012
Last date of submission of application form - 24th September 2012

http://www.csirhrdg.res.in/mainnetdec12.pdf



GATE - 2014
Opening Date for Online Registration - 2nd Sep 2013

Closing Date for Online Registration - 3rd Oct 2013

Last date for reicipt of hard copy of form - 10th Oct 2013

Dates of Exam - 1st Feb to 2nd March 2014

www. gate.iitkgp.ac.in/gate2014


Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research-2012

MS programme (In Evolutionary and Organismal Biology)
Eligibilty:
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: 31th March 2012
For detail: http://www.jncasr.ac.in/admit/index.php?admit_id=22




DBT-JRF-2012
Department of Biotechnology
Important Dates:
Issue of application form - 10th February 2012 
Last date for submission of form - 15th March 2012
Entrance Tests - 15th April 2012
For detail log on http://oasis.mkcl.org/bet/StaticPages/ImpDates.aspx



IISc. BANGALORE - 2012 
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)


ELIGIBILITY 
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 2012.
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.
IMPORTANT DATES:
Issue of application forms (through Canara Bank and at II.Sc.) - 06-02-12
Receipt of completed offline Application form and hard copy of online Application Forms -08.03.2011
Date of Entrance Test- 29th April 2012
For detail log on http://admissions.iisc.ernet.in/web/Default.aspx?ses



Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) - 2012
M.Tech in Computational and Systems Biology
PATTERN:  Written exam and Interview.
Qualification:
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: 15st March 2012
Date of Exam: 15 - 20th May 2012
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)

IMPORTANT DATES
Sale of Prospectus and Application Form Jan. 10, 2011
Last Date for Sale of Application Form for Entrance Test, (By Post) May 10, 2011
Last Date for Sale of Application Form for Entrance Test, (University Counter) May 18, 2011
Last Date for Submission of Duly Completed Application Form.  May 18, 2011
Last Date for Receiving Draft and Photograph for On-line Applicants  May 24, 2011
Entrance test for Postgraduate Programmes. June 10, 2011



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.
NOTIFICATION- End of March
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 & Bio-Chemical Engineering
PATTERN: Admissions are made through an entrance test.
Notification not yet declared.
For detail log on http://www.jaduniv.edu.in/index.php



IIT- ROORKEE
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)

IMPORTANT DATES (probable)
The Application Form available from- March 20.
The last date for receipt of filled Application Form- April 20.
Interview/Written Test- 31st May.

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



IIT-KHARAGPUR
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.
IMPORTANT DATES (Tentative)
Application form available from- 31st  March
Last date for submission of online Application Form - 21 April
Announcement of short listed candidates for interview/ test- 5th May
Ph. Office : +91-3222-2882247
http://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/mtech/afcofc.html



SRM University, Tamil Nadu
M.Tech.
Bioinformatics, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering,

Food and Nutritional Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering.
M.S.
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
ADMISION PROCEDURE:
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 - 31st March 2011
Entrance Examination Date - 23rd April 2011

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

http://www.srmuniv.ac.in/admission.php?page=admission_for_engineering



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.
Qualification:
Minimum of 50% marks.
B.Tech. degree in Biotechnology / Industrial Biotechnology / Bio-chemical Engineering
Important Dates:
Last Date of receipt of Application Forms-  March 12, 2011 (Saturday) 
Entrance Examination: April 16, 2011 (Saturday)
http://www.vit.ac.in/admissions.asp
Phone:  + 91-416-220 2125



Manipal University
M. Tech Biomedical Engineering
M. Tech Industrial Biotechnology
PATTERN: Entrance Examination.
syllabus:http://www.manipal.edu/Admissions/IndianAdmissions/OnlineEntranceTest/Pages/Test%20Pattern.aspx
Last Date of receipt of Application Forms- 10 May 2011
Date of Exam: 23.05.2011 to 17.06.2011
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: 15th March 2011.
Date of Exam: 29th May, 2011
http://www.gbu.ac.in/User_Pages/UAdmissions.aspx



Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad
M.Tech. Bio-Technology Engineering.
M.Tech. Bio-Medical Engineering
Admission via GATE score
Notification still not out.
http://www.mnnit.ac.in/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=65&Itemid=73



DELHI TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY  
(M. Tech.) in Bioinformatics has been started from the session 2010-2011.
Eligibility
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
Tentative Dates: Forms available from: 1-6-2011
http://www.admissions.dce.edu/index.php



GITAM UNIVERSITY (Visakhapatnam Campus)
M.Tech. Biotechnology
PATTERN - Written test and counciling
Last date of receipt of filled in Applications - 15th March 2011
Online tests at different Centres - 16th April to 5th May 2011
Contact: 0891 2840525/510/530
http://www.gitam.edu/admissions/index.php



MANAVRACHNA UNIVERSITY, Faridabad
M.Tech -Biotechnology
Qualification
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 : 24 Feb 2011
Last Date of Receipt of Application Forms: 15 July 2011
Date of MR-NAT: 17 July 2011
http://info.mriu.edu.in/



Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (Deemed University), Bhopal
M. Tech. Bio-informatics
PATTERN: Admissions by GATR score
Contact No.: +91 755 4051000, 4052000
www.manit.ac.in



M.Tech in Clinical engineering
Introduction
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.
Eligibility
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



IIT-MUMBAI
M.Tech. Biosciences and Bioengineering (BM)

M.Tech. Environmental Science and Engineering
Eligibility- B.Tech-Biotech are eligible (GATE score required)
IMPORTANT DATES
Application Form available from- March 16. 2011
Last date for receipt of filled Application Form- April 8, 2011
Interview/Written Test- 11.05.2011

http://www.iitb.ac.in/academic/pgprgm.html



IIT-DELHI
M.S. (Research) in Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Eligibility- B.Tech-Biotech are eligible.
IMPORTANT DATES
Application Form available from- 8 March 2011
Last date of issue of Appln form- 8 April 2011
Last date for receipt of filled Application Form- 14 April , 2011

http://www.iitd.ac.in



Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), Allahabad
M.Tech Bioinformatics
Eligibility- B.Tech /M.Sc in Biotech /Bioinfo/ Biological sciences with valid GATE score.
(Out of the 28 seats available in the Bioinformatics, half are reserved for candidates from
 the bio stream and the other half are reservedfor candidates from the other streams.)
PATTERN
GATE scores will be used for initial short listing.Short listed candidates will be called
 for the common written examination and interview.
IMPORTANT DATES
Application Form available from- March
Last date of issue & receipt of Application Form - April end
Date of written test- May end.


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.
PATTERN
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.
IMPORTANT DATES
Application Form available from- March
Last date of issue & receipt of Application Form- 30 March
Date of written test- April
Exam Centres- Delhi, Banglore, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad
http://www.iiit.ac.in/academics/programmes/postgraduate/mtechbio
 

GAUTAM BUDDHA UNIVERSITY, NOIDA
M. Tech. (Biotechnology) 
Eligibility- B.Tech Biotech.
IMPORTANT DATES 
Application Form available from- March
http://www.gbu.ac.in/User_Pages/PGProgramme.aspx?WebsiteSource=SOM



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