DBT JRF 2016 Notification ~ helpBIOTECH

14 February 2016

DBT JRF 2016 Notification

Clinical Research

Ministry of Science & Technology
Govt. of India

DBT Junior Research Fellowship in Biotechnology (DBT-JRF) 2016-2017
Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET) 2016

(Co-ordinated by Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL), New Delhi)

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

Category I fellowship (Top 275 in number) are tenable in any University/ Institute in India where the students can register for Ph.D.

Category II students (100 in number) will be eligible to join any DBT sponsored project and avail fellowship from project, equivalent to NET/ GATE qualifications as per DST Guidelines, subject to selection through institutional selection process.

Registration for Ph.D will be decided by Institutional rules.

Fellowship w ill be co-terminus with the duration of project and institutional rules will be applicable. There will be no binding on pIs of DBT sponsored projects to select JRF/ SRF for their projects from category II list. Selection in Category II willl not entitle student for any fellowship from DBT-JRF programme.
Qualiication for DBT JRF 2016: M.Sc./ M.Tech/ M.V.Sc. degree with Biotechnology in title of degree e.g. Biotechnology, specialization such as Agricultural, Animal/ Veterinary, Medical, Marine, Industrial, Environmental, Pharmaceutical, Food, Bio-resources Biotechnology, Biochemical Engineering, Biosciences and Biotechnology, Bioinformatics" and M.Sc. "Molecular & Human Genetics" and M.Sc."Neuroscience" as well as B.E./B.Tech . in Biotechnology (4-year course after 1 0 + 2) recognized by UGC/AICTE.

Marks for DBT JRF 2016: Minimum 60% marks for general & OBC category and 55% for SC/ST/PH in aggregate (or equivalent grade).

Age Limit for DBT JRF 2016: Upto 28 years as on the last date of application (16th March 2016) for general category. Age relaxation of up t o S years (up to 33 years) for SC/ST/PH and w omen candidates and 3 years (31 years) for OBC (Non- creamy layer).

DBT BET (category I) entitles a candidate for activation of fellowship subject to PhD registration of the candidate (candidate's responsibility) in a recognized university or Institute in the country within 2 years. At present , very few institutes or universities allow B.Tech students to register for Ph.D. directly. Registration for Ph.D is candidate's responsibility and BCIL or DBT have no role in this.
Verification of documents will be carried out for shortlisted candidates only. Award letters would be issued only aft er verification of necessary documents. In case of wrong documents submitted by candidates or ineligible candidates, award letters will not be issued.

The candidates will be selected based on an online test, " Biotechnology Eligibility Test" (BET) t o be conduct ed on 17th April, 2016 at 10.00 a.m. in multiple cities. A candidate may give three choices for city from t he options given in the application form. Efforts would be made to allot one of the three opted cities, however, in certain cases candidate may be allotted a different city due to non availability of enough candidat es for that city. No TA/DA w ill be admissible to any candidate for attending the test.

For details and to apply online in the prescribed application form, p lease visit: www.bcil.nic.in

Stepwise p rocedure for filling the application form, p aym ent o f application fee and uploading of required documents/ certificates is given on t he website. General/OBC candid a tes have to pay an application fee of Rs. 1000/-. SC/ST/PH categories are exempt ed from payment of application fee.

The application fee is payable online only as detailed on the link for completion of application process. The application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Incomplete applications will not be entertained .

Co-ordinatcor, DBT-JRF Programme, BCIL, New Delhi

Online registration will start on 16th February 2016 and close on 16th March 2016.

DBT JRF  Papers 2012, 2013, 2014 : www.helpbiotech.co.in/p/downloads.html



Anonymous said...

I have completed my M.Sc in 2013. Am i eligible for this year?

helpBIOTECH Team said...

Your eligible.

Anonymous said...

I am m.tech bioinformatics am i eligible

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Anonymous said...

b.tech in Information Sccience and mtech in bioinformatics am i eligible

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Anonymous said...

i did Msc microbilogy am i eligible

helpBIOTECH Team said...

ur not eligible

Anonymous said...

i m bsc biotechnology and msc environmental science.. i m eligible for this?

Shilpa Sarkar said...

I have appeared for dbt in 2015. This year i couldnot fill the form. Am i eligible to appear next year

helpBIOTECH Team said...

Yes. Ur eligible

helpBIOTECH Team said...

Yes. Ur eligible

Unknown said...

how to download admit card of BET-2016

helpBIOTECH Team said...


ravi chandra said...
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ravi chandra said...

eligibilty conditions regarding number of attempts and duration after finishing qualifying degree etc. were not mentioned in the advertisement. will they be applicable??

helpBIOTECH Team said...

DEfinitely Not applicable because they have not mentioned in the advertisement.

Anonymous said...

I'm doing B.E in biotech can I appear for this exam in my final year and am I eligible for this exam?

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