JNU Admissions open for Biotechnology PG courses – Apply Now!

JNU Biotech entrance exam

Jawaharlal Nehru University invites applicants to take admission in Biotechnology PG programs. The candidates may apply according to application process. To get admission candidates will have to appear in Combined Biotechnology Entrance Examination.

The entrance exam will be conducted at 51 cities around the country.

Name of the Programs

M.Sc. in Biotechnology

M.Sc. (Agri) in Biotechnology

M.Tech in BioTechnology

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

1. M.Sc. in Biotechnology

The candidates willing to do M.Sc. in Biotech from JNU must have a Bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3 pattern of education in Physical, Biological, Agricultural, Veterinary and Fishery Sciences, Pharmacy, Engineering/Technology or Medicine (MBBS) OR B.D.S. passed with at least 55% marks.

2. M.Sc. (Agri) in Biotechnology

The candidates willing to do M.Sc. in Biotech from JNU must have a Bachelor’s degree under 10+2+3/4/5 pattern of education with at least 55% marks.

3. M-tech in Biotechnology

The candidates willing to do M.Sc. in Biotech from JNU must have done CGPA (under grading system) with 60% marks from any recognized university in any one of the following-

B.Tech/B.E. in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Industrial Biotechnology, Leather Technology, Chemistry/Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Technology, B. Pharma, OR M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biophysics, Microbial Genetics and Bioinformatics.

How to Apply?

A candidate can apply either “Online” or “Offline”.


Candidates can apply Online by logging on to JNU website.

Online application portal will remain open from 10:00 AM (IST) on 6th February, 2015 till 5:00 PM (IST) on 20th March, 2015.


Candidates can apply Offline by obtaining the set of Application Form and Prospectus through Post by sending crossed Bank Draft for INR 260/- drawn in favour of ‘JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY’ payable at NEW DELHI along with a self-addressed (unstamped) envelope of the (minimum size of 30 cms x 25 cms.) clearly indicating the program for which the Application Form is required on the self-addressed envelope to the address given below-

‘SECTION OFFICER (ADMISSIONS), Room No.28, Administrative Block, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 110067.’

Mode of Payment

The candidates may send the hard copy of the application along with a INR 300 demand draft.

For Nepal Candidates

Candidates from Nepal applying for admission are required to send a Demand Draft of INR 400/- or equivalent in US Dollars.

Selection Procedure

The candidates will be selected on the basis of the Combined Entrance Examination of Biotechnology.

Important Dates

Start of Online Application Process – From 10.00 a.m. on 6th February, 2015

Closing of Online Application Process –  Till 5.00 p.m. on 20th March, 2015

Start of issue of offline Application Forms (by Post) – 6th February, 2015

Last date for issue of offline Application Forms (by Post) – 9th March, 2015

Last date of submission of offline Application Form to reach JNU – 25th March, 2015

Official Notification

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