Department of Biotechnology Junior Research Fellowship
Form Date: 27 Mar - 27 Apr 2021 (Tentative)
Computer Based Test
DBT JRF Basic Information
Updated On - February 23 2021 by Ganesh Wankhede
Candidates can take a look at all the DBT JRF 2021 dates from below.
|DBT JRF 2021 Important Dates|
|DBT JRF 2021||Dates (Tentative)|
|Online registration start date||3rd week of February 2021|
|Online registration end date||3rd week of March 2021|
|Release of DBT JRF 2021 admit card||1st week of April 2021|
|DBT JRF 2021 exam date||3rd week of April 2021|
|Challenge of answer key end date||4th week of April 2021|
|Declaration of BET result||4th week of May 2021|
The details regarding the DBT JRF 2021 application form are given below.
The application fee for DBT JRF 2021 is non-refundable if paid once. The category-wise application fee is given below.
|General / EWS||Rs 1000|
|SC / ST||Rs 250|
The candidates must be ready with the following scanned documents to be uploaded at the time of filling the Application form/ Registration Process. The applicants filling the application form have to upload a scanned copy of the form in the qualifying exam certificate duly filled and signed by the HOD of their college or university.
The Department of Biotechnology gives chance to the candidates to edit or change the major mistakes that they made earlier while submitting their application forms. The candidates can simply log in with their Login ID and password and open their application form and correct it. It is important to note that the candidates should keep visiting the official website to check the application form correction dates and make the corrections within those dates themselves. No extra fees are charged for the same.
Educational Qualification- The candidate must have done Post graduation in Biotechnology or B.Tech/BE in biotechnology.
DBT JRF Paper will be divided into two sections i.e Section A and Section B having different numbers of Questions. The Exam Pattern for the JRF exam is given below.
|Exam Pattern 2021|
|Sections||Number of Qs||No. Of Qs to be Attempted||Marks|
|Section A (General Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, General aptitude, analytical, quantitative ability, general biotechnology, etc.)||50||50||3*50 = 150|
|Section B (Specific areas of Biotechnology)||150||50||3*50 = 150|
There will be 2 sections i.e A and B. Each section will consist of different topics and subjects. Candidates can take note of the syllabus for better understanding.
Part A of the DBT JRF 2021 syllabus consists of two topics i.e. aptitude and General Biotechnology.
Here, the questions are related to the written comprehension, where the candidates have to give answers from the paragraph and check the non-verbal reading capacity. The questions shall also be quantitative in nature and may also have basic calculations to perform.
The part B of the DBT JRF 2021 syllabus consists of the following topics:
Environmental Biotechnology, Neuroscience, Medical Biotechnology, Marine Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, and Molecular and Human Genetics.
The DBT JRF Admit Card 2021 will release on the official website. Note the following points for the admit card below.
The details regarding the DBT JRF Answer Key is given below:
DBT-BET (category I) gives an applicant to join the Ph.D. program and register from a recognized university or institution in the country within two years of the date of issue of the letter of award. Registration for a Ph.D. is the responsibility of the candidate and DBT has no role/responsibility in this subject. DocumENt verification will be performed for candidates who have been shortlisted. Candidates considered incompetent or who send invalid documentation will not be given an award letter. Whereas candidates in category II are eligible for appointment in a project sponsored by DBT and receive a fellowship equal to NET / GATE, subject to admission through the admission process of the institute.
The details regarding the DBT JRF 2021 result is given below:
The candidates would be selected by computer-based “Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET)”. An applicant has to choose from the options provided in the application form for any three centers of his or her choice. Mostly, the attempts will be made to select one of the three cities/centers chosen for, in certain situations, for administrative reasons, a candidate might be assigned a different city/center. So the final decision lies with the conducting body. Any candidate for the test will not be eligible for TA / DA.
Candidates can note down the cut-off for different categories released by DBT JRF as per the last year.
|Category||Cut Off Marks|
|Other Backward Category||162|
|Category||Cut Off Marks|
|Other Backward Category||153|
Candidates can take a look at the DBT JRF 2021 Highlights in the table below.
|Exam Name||Junior Research Fellowship - Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET)|
|Conducting Body||Department of Biotechnology|
|Exam Mode||Computer Based Test (CBT)|
|Courses||P.hD and Fellowship programs|
The DBT JRF exam is to provide fellowship to the selected candidates. The candidates having PG in subjects like Biotechnology, computational biology, Life sciences, Bioscience, zoology, botany, microbiology, biochemistry, and other related subjects are eligible to apply. The examination is conducted by the Department of Biotechnology through CBT Mode. Candidates selected under Category l will get the P.hD and fellowship offer from any institute in India and Candidates selected under category two will be eligible to be appointed in any DBT sponsored project.
|Form Date||27 Mar - 27 Apr 2021 (Tentative)|
|Exam Date||28 May 2021 (Tentative)|
|Result||18 Jun 2021 (Tentative)|
27 Mar 2021
27 Apr 2021
28 May 2021