DBT BET JRF 2019 Notification
Department of Biotechnology: Biotechnology Eligibility Test 2019
About DBT BET JRF 2019 Exam
Applications are invited from bonafide Indian citizens, residing in India for award of “DBT-Junior Research Fellowship” (DBT-JRF) for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology and Life Sciences. The candidates will be selected through “Biotechnology Eligibility Test (BET)“. Based on performance in BET, two categories of merit list will be prepared (Category-I and Category-II). Candidates selected under category-I will be eligible to avail fellowship under the programme. These will be tenable in any University/Institute in India where the selected candidate registers for Ph.D. programme. Candidates selected under Category-II 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 for their project from category-II list. Selection in category-II will not entitle student for any fellowship from DBT-JRF programme.
M.Sc./M.Tech./M.V.Sc. or equivalent degree/ Integrated BS-MS/ B.E./ B.Tech. in any discipline of Biotechnology. M.Sc./ M.Tech. Bio-informatics/ Computational Biology. Students admitted under DBT supported Postgraduate Teaching Programs. M.Sc. Life Science/Bioscience/Zoology/Botany/Microbiology/Biochemistry/Bio-physics. Candidates appearing in the final year examination are also eligible to apply.
Resources from Easy Biology Class for DBT BET 2019 Preparation
Ø DBT BET JRf Syllabus (New-2019)
Ø Previous Year Question Papers (Download PDF)
Ø PPTs (Free Download)
Ø Video Tutorials (YouTube)
Minimum 60% marks for General, EWS & OBC category and 55% for SC/ ST/Differently-abled in aggregate (or equivalent grade).
Unto 28 years as on the last date of application (22′ March 2019) for General & EW5 category. Age relaxation of up to 5 years (33 years) for SC/ST/Differently Abled/women candidates and up to 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 a 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 DBT has no role/ responsibility in this matter. Verification of documents will be carried out for shortlisted candidates. Award letter will not be issued to candidates found ineligible or who submit incorrect 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.
Question Paper Pattern (New-2019)
Mode of application
For detailed procedure for filling the application form, payment of application fee and uploading of required documents/ certificates in the prescribed format, please visit: http://www.bcil.nic.in. A non-refundable and non-transferable application fee of Rs. 1000/- is payable online by General/ OBC/ EWS candidates and Rs 250.00- by SC/ ST/ Differently-abled candidates.
Click here for apply online: http://www.bcil.nic.in (link will be active by 20/02/2019)
Dates to remember for DBT BET JRF 2019:
Ø. Start of online registration: 20/02/2019
Ø. Closing of Online Registration: 22/03/2019
Ø. BET 2019 Exam Date: 15/04/2019 Sunday
Ø. Display of question paper and answer key on website: 25/04/2019
Ø. Last date of accepting representation of any discrepancy in question paper and answer key: 25/04/2019
Ø. Declaration of DBT BET JRF 2019 Result: 22/04/2019