Jawaharlal Nehru University Combined Biotechnology Entrance Examination (CBEE - 2011)

Name of Institute / University

Jawaharlal Nehru University

Courses Offered

On behalf of the participating Universities, the Jawaharlal Nehru University will hold Combined Biotechnology Entrance Examination for admission to the following courses being offered by various participating universities:
1) M.Sc. (Biotechnology)
2) M.Sc.Agri. / M.V.Sc (Biotechnology)
3) M.Tech (Biotechnology)

Eligibility

1) For M.Sc. (Biotechnology):
Bachelor's degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education in Physical, Biological, Agricultural, Veterinary & Fishery Sciences, Pharmacy, Engineering/Technology, 4-Years B.S. (Physician Assistant Course); OR Medicine (MBBS) OR BDS with at least 55% marks.
Only those candidates who have passed the qualifying examinations in 2009 or thereafter including those who are appearing in 2011 are eligible to apply. In other words, those who have passed the qualifying examination PRIOR to 2009, are not eligible to apply.

2) For M.Sc.Agri. / M.V.Sc (Biotechnology):
Bachelor's degree under 10+2+3/4/5 pattern of education with at least 55% marks or its equivalent grade point average from any recognized university in the concerned subjects shown hereunder against each participating university: 1. FOR CHAUDHARY CHARAN SINGH HARYANA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, HISAR: Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc & A.H.) recognized by Veterinary Council of India. 2. FOR CH. SARWAN KUMAR H.P. KRISHI VISHWAVIDYALAYA, PALAMPUR: Agriculture, Horticulture or Forestry. 3. FOR G.B. PANT UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE & TECHNOLOGY, PANT NAGAR: Agriculture, Veterinary Sciences, Horticulture or Forestry. Students from Bachelor of Science (B.Sc. in ZBC/PCM and B.Sc.(Biotechnology) are also eligible. 4. FOR INDIRA GANDHI KRISHI VISHWAVIDYALAYA, RAIPUR: Agriculture, Biotechnology (Agriculture), Horticulture or Forestry. 5. FOR JAWAHARLAL NEHRU KRISHI VISHWAVIDYALAYA, JABALPUR: Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) recognized by Veterinary Council of India. 6. FOR KERALA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, THRISSUR: Agriculture, Horticulture, or Forestry. 7. FOR MARATHWADA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, PARBHANI (MAHARASHTRA): Agriculture, Horticulture or Forestry. 8. FOR ORISSA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE & TECHNOLOGY, BHUBANESWAR: Agriculture, Horticulture, or Forestry. 9. FOR TAMIL NADU AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY, Coimbatore: Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry or B. Tech (Biotech), B. Tech (Horticulture). 10. FOR UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, G.K.V.K., BANGALORE: Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry or Sericulture. 11. FOR UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, DHARWAD: Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, B.Sc. (Agril. Biotechnology)/B.Tech. (Biotechnology)/B.Sc. (Ag. Biotechn.)/B.Sc. (Agri) in Biotechnology from recognized Agricultural/Horticultural/Forestry Universities. 12. FOR Rajendra Agricultural University, Bihar, Pusa (Samastipur): Biotechnology/Agricultural Horticulture. Candidates with Bachelor Degree in Biology (3 Years duration) will have to spend 3 years in M.Sc. programme. 13. for guru angad dev veterinary and animal sciences university, ludhiana: B.V.Sc & A.H./ B.V.Sc. or B.Sc. (Biotechnology/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Medical) or B.Sc. (Hons.) Biotechnology/Biochemistry/Microbiology/Molecular Genetics or equivalent degree with minimum OCPA of 6.00 (out of 10.00) or at least 60% marks in aggregate. Candidates admitted to Master's programme in Animal Biotechnology with basic qualifications other than B.V.Sc. & A.H. degree shall get M.Sc. degree in Animal Biotechnology. 14. FOR NAGPUR VETERNARY COLLEGE, MAFSU, NAGPUR : Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc. & A.H.) recognized by veterinary Council of india. 15. For assam agricultural university, guwahati : For admission into the M.V.Sc. programme in Animal Biotechnology, a candidate has to pass B.V.Sc. & A.H. from a recognized university securing a minimum OGPA of 7.00 in 10.00 scale or equivalent. In case of SC/ST candidates, the minimum requirement of OGPA is relaxable to 6.50 in 10.00 scale.
Only those candidates who have passed the qualifying examinations in 2009 or thereafter including those who are appearing in 2010 are eligible to apply. In other words, those who have passed the qualifying examination PRIOR to 2009, are not eligible to apply.

3) For M.Tech (Biotechnology):
Minimum 60% marks or equivalent grade in any one: B.Tech/B.E. in Chemical Engineering/Biochemical Engineering, Industrial Biotechnology, Leather Technology, Chemistry/Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, B. Pharma, Chemical Technology, OR M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biophysics, Microbial Genetics and Bioinformatics. (For Anna University: Candidates with B.Tech/B.E in Electrochemistry, Bioengineering, Pharmaceutical Technology, Food Technology and M.Sc. in Chemistry & Physics are also eligible. For West Bengal University of Technology : Candidates with M.Sc. in Bioengineering are also eligible. For Cochin University of Science and Technology: Candidates with M.Sc in Marine Biotechnology, Marine Biology/Aquatic Biology & Fisheries, Environmental Biotechnology are also eligible.).
Only those candidates who have passed the qualifying examinations in 2009 or thereafter including those who are appearing in 2011 are eligible to apply. In other words, those who have passed the qualifying examination PRIOR to 2009, are not eligible to apply.

How To Apply

The application form can be purchased by post and in person:

By Post: To receive the Application Form by post candidates should send their request only to he Section Officer (Admissions), Room No. 28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067, along with a Bank Draft (valid for six months) of Rs.260/-(for one set of Application Form and Prospectus).
The Bank Draft should be drawn in favor of "Jawaharlal Nehru University" payable at New Delhi. The request should accompany a self-addressed unstamped envelope of the size of 30x25cms. indicating clearly on the top of the self addressed envelope the programme for which Application Form is required, i.e., "M.Sc. Biotechnology" OR "M.Sc.(Agri.)/M.V.Sc. Biotechnology" OR "M.Tech. Biotechnology".

In Person: Sets of Application Form and Prospectus can be obtained personally on cash payment of Rs.200/- per set from any of the participating University as shown above. Please do not send your request through private courier services.

Please do not send your request through private courier services.

Important Note:
There are different sets of Prospectus for each programme and, therefore, candidates are advised to apply separately in case they wish to apply for more than one programme i.e. (1) For M.Sc. Biotechnology OR (2) For M.Sc.(Agri.)/M.V.Sc. Biotechnology OR (3) For M.Tech. Biotechnology Programme.
(ii) Application Forms can be submitted by Registered Post to Section Officer (Admissions), Room No.28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi - 110067 and not to any other participating University or dropped in the Box in the Administrative Block of the University.
The application forms must reach the JNU on or before March 21, 2011. JNU will not accept responsibility for any postal delay or irregularity or loss in postal transit.

Contact Details

Jawaharlal Nehru University New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi - 110067. Phones: +91-11-26742676, 26742575, 26741557 Fax: 26742580 Website: www.jnu.ac.in

Entrance Date

20-May-2011

Test Centers

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Dimapur, Gangtok, Goa, Gorakhpur, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Secunderabad ,Imphal, Indore, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Katihar, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Noida, Pantnagar, Patna, Pondicherry, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Silchar, Siliguri, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam.
In addition, the University will hold entrance examination at Kathmandu (Nepal)

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