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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.

Entrance Test

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)

Contact Information

Co-ordinator, DBT-JRF programme, Department of Biotechnology, University of Pune, Pune - 411033

Pathfinder Academy
G-92, 115, 1st Floor,
Pratap Complex,
Pratap Market,
New Delhi-110067

Monday to Saturday
10 AM to 6.30 PM
Sunday Closed


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