20 Feb 2012


Government of India
Ministry of Science & Technology Department of Biotechnology,

(Coordinated by University of Pune)

Applications are invited from Indian nationals for the award of DBT-Junior Research Fellowship (DBTJRF) for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Applied Biology. JRFs will be selected according to merit under two categories: Category A and B.

Category A fellowship (Top 100 in number) is tenable in any University/Institute in India where the students can register for Ph.D.
Category B fellowships (150 in number) are tenable exclusively at the 70 DBT-Supported Teaching University/Institute running DBT-supported master’s Programme, and 10 DBT Institute, where the students can register for Ph.D.
For further details please visit http://oasis.mkcl.org/bet/.


Those who have passed after Jan.1, 2010 or will appear (till August, 2011) for Masters in Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (M.Sc./M.Tech./M.V.Sc.) Molecular Human Genetics offered at BHU, and Jiwaji University and Neuroscience offered at Jiwaji University, NBRC and TIFR, and B.Tech. Biotechnology (4year course) recognized by UGC/AICTE are eligible for this award.
The applicants should be below the age of 28 years, and 33 years in case of reserved categories, and women candidates.
Candidates with 60% (55% for reserved categories) of the total marks (equivalent in grade) are eligible.

The fellowship will be initially for a period of 3 years extendable for 2 more years based on performance. By the end of 2ndyear the performance of JRF will be assessed and will be upgraded to SRF.
The fellowship as JRF / SRF will be @ `. 16, 000/- / 18000/- per month + HRA as per host Institute norms, and a research contingency of `.30,000/- per year.

The candidates will be selected based on a written admission test, Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) to be conducted on 17th April, 2011 at ten different centers, namely,

Anna University (Chennai I & II),
Assam Agricultural University (Jorhat),
Central University (Hyderabad),
Chinmaya Vidyalaya (New Delhi),
Bidhan Chandra Vidyalaya Sr.Sec School (New Delhi),
Gyan Mandir Public School (New Delhi),
Nava Hind Girls Sr. Sec School (New Delhi),
University of Pune (Pune), and
West Bengal University of Technology (Kolkata).
Candidates, only belonging to SC/ST/Physically challenged, called for BET will be paid II class railway (non-AC)/bus fare by the shortest route from their home town, on production of supportive documents of competent authority.
Note: The examination centres are tentative, and will be confirmed later.


Candidates should apply in the prescribed application form obtainable online at the URL  http://oasis.mkcl.org/bet online. The last date for submission of online application form is 10 March, 2011.

Stepwise procedure for filling the online application form and its submission is given in the above said URL.

The completed application form along with the required documents and application fee in the form of a DD of  Rs500/- (Rs250/- for SC/ST/PH categories) in favour of MKCL, payable at Pune, drawn on any nationalized bank, should reach the following address on or before 15 March, 2011.

Project Coordinator
KnowledgeDivine Information
Technology Private Limited
ISpace 1st Floor, B Wing,
1 A, S. No/ 51, Village Bavdhan Khurd,
Near Mahindra First Choice Showroom,
Pune 411021

Note: The application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

Entrance Test of DBT JRF
Mode of Selection -Written E[amination
Name of the written competitiv e exam Biotechnolog\ Elgibilit\ Test (BET)
Structure of Question Paper Nature of Questions, Multiple choices only .
Number and names of sections in Question paper
Section A: Core Courses- 50 questions.(Compulsory ).
Section B: Specialization courses-200 questions of which answer any 50.
Section-wise weightage of marks
Section A - 1 50 marks
Section B - 1 50 Marks
Number of Questions Total 1 00
Marks per question 3
Total Marks 300
Negativ e marking - 1 mark for each wrong answer.

1 comment:

  1. Can you please provide the ansers of 2010 DBT JRF question paper