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DBT JRF - Application Form

Department of Biotechnology Junior Research Fellowship

Form Date: 15 Aug - 08 Sep 2021 (Tentative)

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Form Date: 15 Aug - 08 Sep 2021

DBT JRF 2021 Application Form : Dates, How to apply, Admit Card

Updated On - February 23 2021 by Ganesh Wankhede

DBT JRF 2021 Application Form will be released in the 3rd week of February 2021 tentatively by the Department of Biotechnology under the Government of India through online mode. The application form will be released on the Official website- rcb.res.in. The candidates who have completed their postgraduation in subjects like biotechnology, computational biology, Life sciences, bioscience, zoology, botany, microbiology, biochemistry, or B.Tech in any discipline of biotechnology can apply. The candidates have to submit the application form through Online mode itself and have to pay Rs. 1000 (General/EWS) and Rs. 250(SC/ST) as application fees. Through DBT JRF 2021 candidates can get admission to P.hD and other fellowship programs. For more details such as Application process, fees, etc candidates can read the full article.

DBT JRF 2021 Application Form Dates

Candidates can take a look at the DBT JRF 2021 application form Dates below.
DBT JRF 2021Important Dates (Tentative)
Starting of Online Registration3rd week of April 2021
Close date of Online Registration4th week of March 2021

DBT JRF 2021 Application Form 

Department of Biotechnology will release the DBT JRF 2021  Application form. Candidates can fill the application form only through online mode.

  • The candidate must check the eligibility criteria for the exam before applying.
  • The application form has to be filled and submitted only through Online mode.
  • The candidate has to upload the documents as prescribed by the authority.
  • The applicant also has to pay the application fee to submit the application form.
  • The candidate must take a print of the application form for further process.

Documents Required for DBT JRF 2021

The following documents will be needed by the candidates while filling the application form.

  • Latest Qualifying mark sheet
  • PWD certificate
  • Date of Birth
  • Category certificate
  • Valid Mobile number and email id.

How to apply for DBT 2021?

Step 1: Registration   

Candidates have to first register themselves on the portal. For this, they need to have a valid mobile number and email address for registration. 

  • Visit the official website of DBT JRF 2021.
  • Click on the link "new registration".
  • Now the candidate has to register by filling in the basic details.

Step 2:  Filling the Application form

After the registration candidate has to fill the application form by filling the Personal and educational field:

Personal Details 
  • Name 
  • Gender
  • Date of Birth 
  • Parental Details 
  • Address
  • Martial Status
  • Category 
  • Nationality 
Educational Details
  • Qualifying Exam and Respective Subject
  • Passed or Appearing
  • University Name
  • Percentage
  • Date of Passing

Step 3: Uploading of Documents

After completion of the entries, candidates have to upload the documents in the prescribed format of JPG. Candidates have to upload the following documents.

PhotographBelow 80 kbJPG/JPEG
SignatureBelow 80 kbJPG/JPEG

Step 4: Choosing the Test Centre

Candidates have to then choose the most profitable Test center for the exam. They can choose the top 3 test centers according to their priority.

Step 5: Paying the Application Fees

After choosing the test center finally, the candidates have to pay the application fees mentioned category-wise. The fees will be non-refundable once paid.

CategoryApplication Fee
General / EWSRs 1000
OBCRs 1000
SC / STRs 250
PWDRs 250

Step 6: Submit and take the Print Out

After completion of the above steps, the candidate has to submit the application form and take a printout of it for future references.

DBT JRF 2021 Application form Correction

The Conducting body of DBT JRF provides candidates with the facility of Application form correction so that if in case candidates have entered wrong details or information can be corrected. It is important to note that candidates should correct their form once the dates for the Application form are released by the Candidates. For opening the application form the candidates have to log in with the same ID and password generated at the time of registration.

DBT JRF 2021 Admit Card 

The Department of Biotechnology will release the DBT JRF Admit card 10 days before the exam. Candidates can download the admit card through Online mode. To download the admit card the candidates need to enter their login ID and password. The candidates must then take the printout of the admit card and keep it safely till the admission process ends.

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Form Start Date:

15 Aug 2021

Form End Date:

08 Sep 2021

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