DBT BET JRF 2018 Notification, Apply Online
Applications are invited from bonafide India citizens, residing in India for the award of “DBT-Junior Research Fellowship” (DBT JRF) for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology. The programme is being coordinated by Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL), New Delhi. The candidates will be selected through an Online Test “Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET)”. Based on performance in BET, two categories of merit list will be prepared (Category I and Category). Candidates selected under category I (top 275) will be eligible to avail fellowship under the programme. These will be tenable in any university / Institute in India where the selected candidates can register for Ph.D programme. Candidates selected under Category II (next 100 in merit list) will be eligible to be appointed in any DBT sponsored project and avail fellowship from the project equivalent to NET/GATE, subject to selection through institutional selection process. There will be no binding on Principal investigators of DBT sponsored projects to select JRF/SRF for their project form category II list. Selection in category II will not entitle student for any fellowship from DBT-JRF programme.
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M.Sc., or M. Tech or M. V.Sc. with Biotechnology in title degree, M.Sc. Neuroscience, M.Sc. Molecular and Human Genetics, M.Sc. Bioinformatics, M.Tech. Bioprocess Technology, B.Tech. / B.E. in Biotechnology / Bioinformatics (4 years course after 10+2).
Minimum 60% marks for general and OBC category and 55% for SC/ST/PH in aggregate
Up to 28 years as on the last date of application (05/02/2018) for general category. Age relaxation of up to 5 years (up to 33 years) for SC/ST/Differently abled/women candidates and 3 years (31 years) for OBC (Non-creamy layer candidates)
Details of the Award:
DBT-Bet (category I) entitles a candidate for activation of fellowship subject to Ph.D registration of the candidate in recognized university or institute in the country within 2 years from the date of issue of award letter. Registration for Ph.D is candidate’s responsibility and BCIL or DST has no role/responsibility in this. Verification of documents will be carried out for shortlisted candidates only. Award letter would be issued subject to verification of necessary documents.
Mode of Selection
The candidates will be selected based on computer based Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET). A candidate may opt for any three centers of their choice to appear for the test from the option given in the application form. Efforts would be made to allot one of the three opted cities/centers. In certain cases, the candidate may be allotted a different city/center due to administrative reasons. TA/DA is not admissible to candidates for undertaking the test.
How to Apply?
For detailed procedure, registration and uploading of documents/certificates please visit: http://www.bcil.nic.in A non-refundable and non-transferable application fee of 1000/-0 is payable online by General/OBC candidates. SC/ST/Differently abled candidates are exempted from payment of the application fee.
Apply Online, Click here: http://www.bcil.nic.in (link will be active only on 02/01/2018)
Dates to remember:
@. Start of online registration: 02/01/2018
@. Closing of Online Registration: 05/02/2018
@. DBT BET JRF 2018 Examination date: 18/03/2018 (Sunday)
@. Display of question paper & answer key on website: 19/03/2018
@. Last date of accepting representation of any discrepancy in question paper and answer key: 29/03/2018
@. Declaration of DBT BET JRF 2018 Result: 27/04/2018
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