Graduate Aptitude Test of Biotechnology
GAT-B Basic Information
Updated On - August 28 2021 by Anusha Pachauri
Candidates can check the GAT-B 2021 exam status from the below table:
Graduate Aptitude Test of Biotechnology 2021 Status
|Exam on 14 August 2021|
Interested candidates must check all the important dates related to all the events of GAT-B 2021. All the important dates related to Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology 2021 are given below.
|Online Registration of GAT-B||07 July 2021|
|Last date to register||31 July 2021|
|Application correction||01-03 August 2021|
|Issue of GAT-B Admit Card||08 August 2021|
|Exam date||14 August 2021|
|Release of Answer Key and Question Paper||17 August 2021|
|Declaration of Scores/Merit list/Rank of candidates||28 August 2021|
Candidates can check GAT-B result related information from the pointers given below:
Once the candidates will take admission in any course successfully, he/she will be admitted in DBT-supported programmes are will be given a stipend as per the different programmes. Given below are the course by stipend for qualified candidates:
However, on the basis of the candidate's performance in the institute, they are studying, he/she will get the stipend in the second year of their study.
Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB), i.e. the exam conducting authority has released the GAT B application form 2021 on 07 July 2021 in online mode. All the candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam if any point seems to be missed that he/she must not fill the form. As any mistake in the application form of GAT-B 2021 will be considered illegal. Candidates can check the step-by-step guide to fill GAT-B 2021 application form from the below-given points:
Before filling the application form of the exam, you must keep the following documents ready in order to avoid any process during the registration.
For successful registration, candidates need to apply the following steps properly:
Candidates need to pay the application mode as per their respective category. Check the application fee for all the category from the following table:
General and OBC category
SC, ST, EWS and Differently abled
Candidates who need to appear in GAT-B test 2021 must fulfil all the eligibility criteria as per Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB). If any candidate fails to fulfil the eligibility criteria, then his/her candidature is liable to be cancelled at any stage of the exam or he/she cannot appear in the further admission process. Given below are some basic highlights of GAT-B 2021 eligibility criteria that every candidate must go through.
|Course||GAT-B Eligibility Criteria|
|M.V.Sc. Animal Biotechnology||Candidates must have B.V.Sc. & A.H. or equivalent degree from any recognized university with at least CGPA of 2.60 in 4.00 scale or 6.60 in 10.00 scale or must have secured at least 60% marks in the traditional system. Reserved category candidates (SC/ST) must have secured at least 2.20 on a 4.00 scale, 5.60 on a 10.00 scale and 50% marks.|
|M.Tech Biotechnology||Candidates must have passed B.Tech/BE degree in the relevant stream with the minimum marks set by the participating university.|
|M.Sc. Allied Areas/Agricultural Biotechnology||Applicants with BSc. in the respective stream with the minimum marks as per the participating university.|
Candidates who have successfully filled the application form and paid the registration fee on time can download the admit card of GAT-B 2021. Check all the important details related to Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) admit card 2021 from the following section below.
Candidates can check the following details on GAT B admit card:
Regional Centre for Biotechnology has released a proper exam pattern for Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology (GAT-B) 2021 exam.
3 hours (180 minutes)
Mode of exam
Online (Computer Based Test)
2 (A and B)
Type of questions
Multiple choice (MCQs)
60 compulsory questions
1 marks for each correct answer
Negative marking of ½ marks for each incorrect answer
60 questions to be attempted out of 100
3 marks for each correct answer
Negative marking of -1 marks for each incorrect answer
GAT-Biotechnology Entrance Exam 2021 syllabus has been released by the exam body alongside the advertisement of the GAT-B 2021. By referring to the syllabus of Graduate Aptitude Test of Biotechnology (GAT-B), candidates will get to know which all topics are important and what should candidates study to be able to ace the exam. The GAT-B 2021 syllabus includes topics, units and chapters for section A and B from where the questions in the examination will be set.
Given below are exam highlights for GAT-B:
|Exam Name||GAT-B 2021|
Graduate Aptitude Test-Biotechnology 2021
|Conducting body||Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad|
|Frequency||Once a year|
|Mode of Exam||Online, Computer Based Test|
|Application Form||Apply Now|
|Purpose||It is conducted for admission in various DBT supported PG programmes in Biotechnology and allied areas.|
Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) is an academic institution established by the Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India. RCB provides education, training and conducts innovative research at the interface of multiple disciplines. RCB was recognised as an Institution of National Importance by the Parliament of India in 2016.
|Form Date||07 Jul - 31 Jul 2021|
|Admit card||08 Aug 2021|
|Exam Date||14 Aug 2021|
1 hours 30 minutes
Multiple Choice Questions
NOTE:1/2 mark will be deducted for incorrect response in Part-A and 1 mark for Part-B.
Instructions:The question paper had two parts, Part A with 60 compulsory, multiple-choice questions of the class 12 level in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology.
1 hours 30 minutes
Multiple Choice Questions
NOTE:Negative marking of -1 marks for each incorrect answer
Instructions:Part B had multiple choice questions of bachelor’s level requiring thinking and analysis. There were questions from basic Biology, Life Sciences, Biotechnology and allied areas as per syllabus attached. There were 100 questions out of which the candidates will have to attempt 60 questions.
07 Jul 2021
31 Jul 2021
14 Aug 2021