Major Biotech / Bio-Science Entrance Exams

IISc Banglore

Website : www.iisc.ernet.in
Courses offered :Integrated Ph.D in Biological Sciences
Total seats : 12
Eligibility : 10+2+3 (minimum 60%)
Admission Process : Written test and Interview
Pattern of Test : MCQ (Total Questions 100, About 80% biology)
Notification : February
Date of Test : April

TIFR, Mumbai / NCBS, Banglore

Website : www.ncbs.res.in
Courses offered :Integrated Ph.D in Biological Sciences
M.Sc. in Wild Life Biology & Conservation
Total seats : 6+6
Eligibility : 10+2+3 (minimum 60%)
Admission Process : Written test and Interview
Pattern of Test : MCQ (Total Questions 60, Phy-15, Che-15, Bio-15, General-15)
Notification : September
Date of Test : December

AIIMS, New Delhi

Website : www.aiims.edu
Courses offered :M.Sc.Biotechnology,
M.Sc.Biochemistry,
M.Sc. Bio-Physics.
Total seats : 12 + 4 + 4
Eligibility : 10+2+3 (minimum 60%)
Admission Process : Written test
Pattern of Test : MCQ (Total Questions 90, Biology+Chem)
Notification : April
Date of Test : July

IIT-JAM (Mumbai/Roorkee)

Website : http://www.iitb.ac.in/~pge/2k12/jam/
Courses offered :M.Sc. Biotechnology
Total seats : 24+33
Eligibility : 10+2+3 (minimum 55%)
Admission Process : Written test
Pattern of Test : MCQ (Total Questions 100, Bio+Phy+Chem+Math)
Notification : November
Date of Test : March

University of Delhi South campus, New Delhi

Website : www.south.du.ac.in
Courses offered :M.Sc. in Plant molecular Biotechnology,
M.Sc. in Genetics 
M.Sc. Biochemistry
M.Sc.  Microbiology
Total seats : 12 + 8 + 8 + 8
Eligibility : 10+2+3
Admission Process : Written test and Interview
Pattern of Test : MCQ + Subjective
Notification : May
Date of Test : July

Madurai Kamraj University, Madurai

Website : www.mkuniversity.org
Courses offered : M.Sc. Microbial Gene Technology,
M.Sc. Genomics,
M.Sc. Biochemical Technology.
Total seats : 20+20+20
Eligibility : 10+2+3
Admission Process : Written + Interview
Pattern of Test : MCQ (Total Questions 100, Biology more than 60%)
Notification : January
Date of Test : March

Combined Biotechnology Entrance Examination
(Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New delhi)

Website : www.jnu.ac.in
Courses offered : M.Sc. Biotechnology
Total seats : 473
Eligibility : 10+2+3 (Minimum 55%)
Admission Process : Written Test
Pattern of Test : MCQ (Total Questions -160, Biology + Math + Che + Phy)
Notification : Last week of January
Date of Test : 18 May

Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi holds a Combined Biotechnology Entrance Examination for admission to 2-Year M.Sc. Programme in Biotechnology on behalf of following 33 participating Universities.

www.allduniv.ac.in University of Allahabad, Allahabad
www.annamalaiuniversity.ac.in  Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu
www.bhu.ac.in  Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
www.universityofcalicut.info University of Calicut, Kerala
www.dauniv.ac.in Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore
www.unigoa.ac.in Goa University , Goa 
www.gulbargauniversity.kar.nic.in  Gulbarga University, Gulbarga
www.gju.ernet.in Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar
www.gnduonline.org  Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
www.hpuniv.nic.in Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla
www.uohyd.ernet.in  University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad
www.jammuniversity.in University of Jammu, Jammu
www.jnu.ac.in Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
www.kumaununiversity.org Kumaun University , Nainital
www.lkouniv.ac.in University of Lucknow, Lucknow
www.mkuniversity.org Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
www.msubaroda.ac.in M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara
www.uni-mysore.ac.in University of Mysore, Mysore
www.nbu.ac.in  University of North Bengal, Siliguri
www.pondiuni.org Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
www.unipune.ernet.in  University of Pune, Pune
www.universitypunjabi.org Punjabi University, Patiala
www.nagpuruniversity.org  R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur
www.spuvvn.edu Sardar Patel University, Gujarat
www.tezu.ernet.in Tezpur University, Tezpur (Assam)
www.tiet.ac.in Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala
www.utkal-university.org  Utkal University, Bhubaneswar
www.visva-bharti.ac.in Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan 
www.vbspu.ac.in  Veer Bahdur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur
www.tmbu.org  T.M.Bhagalpur University, Bihar
www.teriuniversity.ac.in TERI University, New Delhi
www.garhwaluniversity.org  HNB Garhwal University
 www.buruniv.ac.in University of Burdwan, West Bengal

New Pattern:  JNU BIOTECH ENTRANCE
 
Pattern of Entrance Examination The question paper for the Entrance Examination will be of three hours duration and divided into two parts:

Part A will have multiple choice type questions at the level of 10+2. This part will have 60 questions :
Biology (30 questions),
Physics (10 questions),
Chemistry (10 questions)
Math (10 questions).

Total marks for Part A will be 60 marks. There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer, 1/2 (half) mark will be deducted.

Part B will also have multiple-choice questions of Bachelors level requiring thinking and analysis. There will be

20 questions from Physics
10 questions from Mathematics,
50 questions from Biology and
20 questions from Chemistry.

The candidates will be required to attempt 60 questions. Total marks for Part B will be 60 questions x 3 marks each = 180 marks. There will be negative marking and one mark for each wrong answer will be deducted.

JNU, New Delhi

Website : www.jnu.ac.in
Courses offered : M.Sc. Life Science 
M.Sc. Environmental Science
M.Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology       
Total seats : 30 + 30 + 20
Eligibility : 10+2+3 (minimum 55%)
Admission Process : Written test
Pattern of Test : MCQ (Total Questions 140, Bio+Phy+Che+math)
Notification : January
Date of Test : May

PGI, Chandigarh

Website : www.pgimer.nic.in
Courses offered : M.Sc.Biotechnology
M.Sc.Biochemistry
Total seats : 6+4
Eligibility : 10+2+3 (minimum 60%)
Admission Process : Written test
Pattern of Test : MCQ (Bio+Che+Math)
Notification : April
Date of Test : July

AMU

Website : www.amu.ac.in
Courses offered : M.Sc. Biotechnology
M.Sc. Biochemistry
M.Sc. Enzyme & Fermentation Technology      
Total seats : 14 + 18 + 12
Eligibility : 10+2+3 (minimum 55%)
Admission Process :Admission are based on the merit in entrance exam conducted by Aligarh Muslim
Pattern of Test : MCQ (Total Questions100,Bio+Chem+math)
Notification : February
Date of Test : May

Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi

Website : www.jamiahamdard.edu
Courses offered : M.Sc .Biotechnology, 
M.Sc .Biochemistry
M.Sc. Clinical Research
M.Sc. Toxicology.
Total seats : 40+20+20+25
Eligibility : 10+2+3
Admission Process :Written test + Interview
Pattern of Test :MCQ (Total Questions100, Bio+Chem)
Notification : March
Date of Test : May


Major Biotech / Biochem / Bio-Science Entrance Exams.

Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

Website :www.jmi.nic.in
Courses offered : M.Sc. Biotechnology,
M.Sc. Biological Sciences
M.Sc. Biochemistry
M.Sc. Bio-informatics 
Total seats : 30 + 30 + 30 + 40
Eligibility : 10+2+3 (minimum 50%)
Admission Process : Written test and Interview
Pattern of Test : MCQ
Notification : March
Date of Test : June

ACBR, New Delhi

Website : www.acbrdu.edu
Courses offered :
Integrated Ph.D in Biomedical Sciences
M.Sc.Biomedical Sciences
Total seats : 30+7
Eligibility : 10+2+3
Admission Process : Written test, Interview and Group discussion
Pattern of Test : MCQ(100-Bio+70-Chem+Eng+Reasoning)
Notification : April
Date of Test : June

University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad

Website : www.aiims.edu
Courses offered : M.Sc. Biotechnology (selection via JNU Entrance)
M.Sc. Plant Biology & Biotechnology
M.Sc. Molecular Microbiology
M.Sc. Animal Biotechnology 
M.Sc. Biochemistry
Total seats : 33 (Animal and Plant Biotechnology,), 20 + 20+ 20)
Eligibility : 10+2+3 (minimum 60%)
Admission Process : Written test
Pattern of Test : MCQ (100-Bio+chem.)
Notification : April
Date of Test : July

BHU, Varanasi

Website : www.bhu.ac.in
Courses offered :
M.Sc. Biochemistry
M.Sc. Plant Biotechnology
M.Sc. Molecular and Human Genetics
M.Sc. Bioinformatics (only for girls)
M.Sc. Applied Microbiology     
Total seats : 14 +30 + 12 + 23
Eligibility : 10+2+3
Admission Process : Written test
Pattern of Test : MCQ
Notification : February
Date of Test : May

Devi Ahilya Bai University, Indore

Website : www.dauniv.ac.in
Courses offered :
M.Sc. Life Sciences
M.Sc. Industrial Microbiology 
M.Sc. Biochemistry
M.Sc. Biotechnology
Total seats : 15, 10, 20 respectively
Eligibility : 10+2+3
Admission Process : Written test
Pattern of Test : MCQ (Biology)
Notification : May
Date of Test : July

Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) combined M.Sc. Entrance Exam

Website : www.icar.org.in
Courses offered : M.Sc. Plant Bio-Chemistry (IARI)
M.Sc. Plant Bio-Technology (IARI)
M.Sc. Animal Biotechnology (NDRI)
M.Sc. Plant Breeding and Genetics (IARI)
M.Sc. Environmental Science(IARI) 
M.Sc. Bio informatics
M.Sc. Animal Biochemistry(NDRI) 
Details: www.icar.org.in/node/967
Total seats : 38 + 59 + 119 + 25 + 20 + 03 + 34
Eligibility : 10+2+3
Admission Process : Written test
Pattern of Test : MCQ (Total Question-150, Bio)
Notification : December
Date of Test : April

TERI (Tata Energy Research Institute), New Delhi

Website : www.teriuniversity.ac.in
(Admission Helpline: 011- 26122222)
Courses offered : M.Sc. Plant Biotechnology (selection via JNU Entrance)
M.Sc. Natural Resources Management
M.Sc. Environmental Studies
M.Sc. Water Resource Management
Details: http: www.teriuniversity.ac.in/media/Information_Brochure_09_10.pdf
Total seats : 15+15+15+15
Eligibility : 10+2+3 (60%)
Admission Process : Online written test
Pattern of Test :MCQ (Total Question-100, English, Analytical Reasoning, Quantative Ability)
Notification : January
Date of Test : May

Bhartiya Vidyapeeth University, Pune (Deemed Univ.)

(Admission Helpline: 020-24407131,24407132)
   
Website : www.bvuniversity.edu.in
Courses offered : M.Sc. Biotechnology,
Total seats : 20-25
Eligibility : 10+2+3
Admission Process : Written + Interview
Pattern of Test : MCQ
Notification : January
Date of Test : July

University of Baroda, Gujarat

Website : www.msubaroda.ac.in
(Admission Helpline: +91-265-2795502/2795527) 
(M) +91-9904515526
Courses offered : M.Sc. Biotechnology
M.Sc. Medical Biotechnology 
M.Sc. Biochemistry
M.Sc. Bioinformatics (Self finance)  
Details: www.msubaroda.ac.in/courses.php?fType_code=5&fCourse_type=Masters 
Total seats : 20 + 10 +20 + 20 
(30% seats in M. Sc. are reserved for candidates from the universities outside Gujarat.) 
Eligibility : 10+2+3 (55%)
Admission Process : Written test + Viva
Pattern of Test : MCQ (Bio, Chem, maths)
Application available: June 1-20
Date of Test : July

Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi

Website : www.ipu.ac.in
(Admission Helpline: 011-23900166/167/168.)
Courses offered : M.Sc. Environment Management 
M. Sc Biodiversity & Conservation 
M. Sc. Forensic Science
Total seats : 20-25
Eligibility : 10+2+3
Admission Process : Written test
Pattern of Test : MCQ
Notification: 2nd week of February
Date of Test : June

Banasthali University, Rajasthan

(Admission to the Banasthali University is open to women only.)

Website : www.banasthali.org
(Admission Helpline: 01438-228456 /228975/228990)
Courses offered : M.Sc. Bio Science
M.Sc. Biotechnology 
M.Sc. App. Micro Biology & Bio-tech.
M.Sc. Bio-Informatics
Details: www.banasthali.org/banasthali/admissions/brochures
Total seats : 20-25
Eligibility : 10+2+3 (60%- Bio-Science, 55%- Biotech)
Admission Process : Written test (only in Biotech. For other courses admission on merit)
Pattern of Test : MCQ
Notification: March-April.
Last date of submission of Admission Form :
1st week of May.
Date of Test : May Last.

Forest Research Institute (Deemed University), Dehradun

Website : fri.icfre.gov.in
(Admission Helpline: +91 135-2752678(Registrar)
Courses offered :
M.Sc. Forestry
(B.Sc. with at least one of the namely Botany, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology) 

M.Sc. Wood Science & Technology
(B.Sc. with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry or B.Sc. degree in Forestry) 


M.Sc. Environment Management
(B.Sc. in any branch of Basic or applied Sciences) 
Total seats : 38 + 38 + 38
Eligibility : 10+2+3
Admission Process : Written test
Pattern of Test :
  • MCQ
  • Basic Sciences including Social Science (100 questions)
  • Arithmetic and Quantitative abilities, Computational ability, Quantitative reasoning, Interpretation of Tables, Graphs, etc. (40 questions)
  • General Knowledge and Current Affairs (30 questions)
  • English Language, Comprehension, Vocabulary, Grammar, Idioms, etc. (30 questions)
Notification: 2nd week of January
Date of Test : May
Details: http://fri.icfre.gov.in/index.php?linkid=sublnk83t346&link=1

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