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JNU CEEB Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 1,000
  • Number Of Attempts:1
  • Examination Modes:Online Mode
  • Exam Conducting Body:Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi (JNU)
  • Courses:M.Tech, M.Sc ENG
  • Streams:Engineering

JNU CEEB 2020: Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

Updated On - July 20 2020 by Kartik Arya

JNU CEEB 2020 is going to be held on 30 June 2020 has been postponed. It is also known as the Jawaharlal Nehru University Combined Entrance Examination for Biotechnology will be conducted by the Jawaharlal Nehru University. The exam is organised at the University level once a year for candidates seeking to take the admission in four Masters Programmes in Biotechnology i.e. M.Sc. Biotechnology, M. Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology, M. VSc. and M. Tech. Biotechnology. The exam will be held in the month of May 2020. Candidates can go through the complete article below to know more about the JNU CEEB exam like Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Admit Card, etc.

Latest Updates

  • JNU CEEB( GAT-B) has been postponed due to COVID-19.

JNU CEEB 2020 Important Dates

Candidates can check the important dates and events related to JNU CEEB 2020 examination in the table given below.  

JNU CEEB Exam Schedule 2020
JNU CEEB 2020Important Date
Release of JNU CEEB 2020 Application Form01 June 2020
Last date for the submission of Application Form18 June 2020
Last date for the payment of Application Feeto be announced
Correction Window open dateto be announced
Date of release of Admit Card25 June 2020
JNU CEEB 2020 Examination30 June 2020 Postponed
Date of release of Answer Key02 July 2020
Last date of accepting representation of any discrepancy
in Question Paper and Editor Answer Key
06 July 2020
Declaration of GAT B rank of September20 July 2020

JNU CEEB 2020 Application Form

Before filling the form the candidates are advised to check their eligibility for the exam. JNU CEEB 2020 Application Form details can be checked below in the given points:

  • JNU CEEB 2020 application form is available from 01 June 2020 on the JNU official website.
  • Multiple forms will lead to rejection of the form.
  • Applicants are advised to fill the form correctly with all the relevant information only to avoid rejection of the form.
  • Must give valid email address and contact details as all the related information will be sent via SMS and email.
  • Applicants can opt for a maximum of 3 fields of study of their choice for the same level of the programme for appearing the Entrance exam.
  • Upload the scanned copy of the mandatory documents in the prescribed format only.
  • After, filling in all the required details submit the fee to complete the form.
  • The aspirants must get the printout of the filled form for further uses.

JNU CEEB 2020 Application Fee

Get detailed information about the JNU CEEB 2020 Examination Fee below:

JNU CEEB 2020 Registration Fees
General/OBC/EWSRs 1000/- + GST
SC/ST/PwD/TransgenderRs 500/- + GST
Foreign NationalsRs 2880/- + GST
Modes of Payment
  • Online - Through Credit/Debit Card/Net-Banking.
  • Offline - Through e-challan

JNU CEEB 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates can check the JNU CEEB 2020 Eligibility for all Biotechnology courses below:

JNU CEEB 2020 Eligibility
M.Sc. (Biotechnology)

Bachelor’s degree in education in Physical, Agricultural, Biological, Veterinary and Fishery Sciences, Pharmacy, Engineering/Technology, 4- years B.Sc. (Physician Assistant Course).


Should have MBBS OR B.D.S. with at least 55% marks from a recognized board/university.

M.Sc. (Agriculture) in BiotechnologyBachelor’s degree with minimum 55% marks or its equivalent grade point average from any recognized university in a relevant subject.
M.V.Sc.Bachelor’s degree with at least 55%
marks or its equivalent grade from any recognized university in the concerned subjects.
M.Tech (Biotechnology) Minimum 60% marks or equivalent CGPA (under grading system) from any recognized
university in a relevant subject.

JNU CEEB 2020 Reservations

The admissions will be given as per the reservation policy of the Government of India. The reservation details can be checked below in the given table:

Category-wise Seat reservations for JNU CEBB
Scheduled Caste15%
Scheduled Tribes7.5%
OBC Categories27%

JNU CEEB 2020 Admit Card

NTA will issue the Hall Ticket to the candidates on the provisional basis who will successfully submit the Application Form. The candidates can check the JNU CEEB 2020 Admit Card details below in the given points:

  • The admit card will be released on the official website of the competent authority. 
  • Candidates may please note that Admit Card will not be sent by post. 
  • No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination center, on Date and Timings other than that allotted to them on their Admit card.  
  • It is mandatory to carry the Admission Ticket to the exam hall as without it entry would not be possible.
  • The candidates must carry the original ID proof like Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Passport, Passport Size Photograph, etc. along with the Admit Card for verification purposes.
  • On downloading the Hall Ticket the aspirants must check the details in it are correct. 
  • In case candidates are unable to download Admit Cards from the website, the candidate should approach the Help Line between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

JNU CEEB 2020 Exam Pattern

The candidates can check the JNU CEEB 2020 Exam Pattern below:

Paper Pattern for JNU CEEB 2020 
Examination ModeOnline (CBT Mode)
Duration180 Minutes
Medium of PaperEnglish
Questions TypeMCQs
Marking Scheme
  • 1, 2, 3 or 4 Marks for a correct response (weightage of each question may vary for the different program)
  • No negative marking for an incorrect response

The question paper for Entrance Examination will be of 3-hours duration consisting of Two Streams: Technology and Life Sciences Stream.

JNU CEEB 2020 Syllabus

The candidates can check the JNU CEEB 2020 syllabus below:

  • JNU CEEB 2020 Syllabus for Basic Engineering and Technology, Pharmacology
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Chemical Reaction Engineering
    • Fluid Mechanics
    • Principles of Biochemical Engineering
    • Physiology, Pharmacology & Biochemistry
    • Biologicals and Biopharmaceuticals
    • Food Science and Technology
    • Cell Culture Techniques
    • Downstream Processing
  • JNU CEEB 2020 Syllabus for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
    • Calculus
    • Differential Equation
    • Complex numbers
    • Complex integration
    • Power series
    • Three Dimensional GeometryAlgebra
    • Mechanics
    • Thermodynamics
    • Electricity and Magnetism
    • Analytical techniques in Biotechnology
    • Organic chemistry
    • Physical chemistry
    • Modern Physics
  • JNU CEEB 2020 Syllabus for Fundamentals of Life Sciences, Chemical Sciences and Informatics
    • Life Sciences
    • Genetics and Genetic Engineering
    • Molecular Biology
    • Chemistry and chemical equilibria
  • JNU CEEB 2020 Syllabus for Science Stream
    • Biochemistry and Microbiology
    • Molecular biology & recombinant DNA technology
    • Immunology
    • Mechanics
    • Electricity and Magnetism
    • Modern Physics
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Physical Chemistry
    • Mathematic
    • Information Sciences
    • Computer Application

JNU CEEB 2020 Answer Key

Check the JNU CEEB 2020 Answer key details below in the given points:

  • The NTA will display the Answer Key of the questions on the NTA website after the exam will get over.
  • Appeared candidates will get an opportunity to challenge the Answer Key. 
  • The aspirants will have to pay Rs 1000/- per question as processing charges for challenging the answer key.
  • The NTA will also display the recorded responses of all the candidates on its website prior to the declaration of the result.

JNU CEEB 2020 Result

NTA will disclose the result for CEEB after the answer key will be released. The JNU CEEB 2020 Result can be checked below in the given points:

  • For multi-shift papers, raw marks obtained by the candidates in different shifts/sessions will be converted to NTA Score (percentile).
  • The candidates will be able to download their scorecard from the official website on entering their login credentials.
  • Must note that the authority will not send the Rancard to the individuals via post.
  • Must get the printout of it and keep it safe until the admission process gets over.

JNU CEEB 2020 Selection Process

Selection of the candidates will be done in accordance with their inter-se merit drawn on the basis of the JNU CEEB All India Entrance Examination.

  • If the merit list is drawn more than double the number of candidates than the total intake only will be informed of their merit rank in the entrance examination.
  • The candidates will also be informed about the total number of seats in each participating University.
  • The applicants will be asked to pay an amount through online mode of Rs.5,000/- ( Rs.2,500/- in the case of SC, ST, PWD candidates) as initial security deposit giving their willingness to be considered for admission to the participating Universities in accordance with their options for joining the universities.

JNU CEEB 2020 Highlights

The candidates can take a look at a glance for JNU CEEB 2020 exam below in the given table:

Name of the ExamJawaharlal Nehru University Combined Entrance Examination for Biotechnology
Conducting BodyNational Testing Agency (NTA)
Level of ExamNational Level
Frequency of ExamOnce a Year
JNU CEEB Official Websitehttps://www.rcb.res.in/GATB/
Purpose of ExamTo offer admission to the following courses M.Sc. Biotechnology, M. Sc. Agricultural Biotechnology, M. VSc., and M. Tech. Biotechnology

About NTA

National Testing Agency (NTA) has been established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India (GOI) as an independent autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization under Society Registration Act, 1860 for conducting efficient, transparent and international standards tests in order to assess the competency of candidates for admissions to premier higher education institutions.

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JNU CEEB Important Dates

Form Date15 Mar - 15 Apr 2020 (Tentative)
Exam Date22 May - 31 May 2020 (Tentative)

Jawaharlal Nehru University Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

15 Mar 2020

Form End Date:

15 Apr 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 15 Apr 2020
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