Nature of Fellowship
Award of Junior Research Fellowship to the qualifying candidate for pursuing research in Biotechnology and Applied Biology.
Rs. 8000/- per month for JRF (Rs. 9000/- per month for SRF) as fellowship + HRA per month as per the host institute + Rs. 30,000/- per year as contingency.
Mode of Selection : Written Examination
Name of the written competitive exam : Biotechnology Elgibility Test (BET)
Structure of Question Paper
Nature of Questions : Multiple choices only.
Number and names of sections in Question paper : Section A: Core Courses- 50 questions.(Compulsory).
Section B: Specialization courses-200 questions of which answer any 50.
Section-wise weightage of marks:Section A-150 marks and Section B-150 Marks
Number of Questions : Total 100
Marks per question : 3
Total Marks : 300
Negative marking : 1 mark for each wrong answer.
Qualifying Exam and Eligibility
The applicant should be below the age 28 years (33 years in case of SC/ST/OBC/PH category and women candidates)
Percentage of Marks Required for Eligilbility
60% or equivalent CGPA (Open)
55% or equivalent CGPA (Reserved)
Co-ordinator, DBT-JRF programme, Department of Biotechnology, University of Pune, Pune - 411033